1930 REPLAY HIGHLIGHTS





FINAL 1930 Replay Standings as of September 29, 1930

Batting Leaders | Pitching Leaders
Team Batting | Team Pitching

AMERICAN LEAGUENATIONAL LEAGUE
WLGBPctWLGBPct
Philadelphia A's11044-.714New York Giants9955-.643
New York Yankees104506.0.675Brooklyn Robins95594.0.617
Washington Nationals103517.0.669St. Louis Cardinals876712.0.565
Cleveland Indians896521.0.578Chicago Cubs807419.0.519
Detroit Tigers589652.0.377Pittsburgh Pirates728227.0.468
Chicago White Sox579753.0.370Philadelphia Phillies668833.0.429
St. Louis Browns5010460.0.325Boston Braves658934.0.422
Boston Red Sox4510965.0.292Cincinnati Reds5210247.0.338

1930 WS        1930 "Who's Who"     Ted Lyons   Bill Terry
                                                                                                     



Memorable 1930 Box Scores


GAME HIGHLIGHTS:

 
1 HITTERS
6/13/1930  Gaston, Milt  (Red Sox)     Boston Red Sox @ St. Louis Browns 
6/14/1930  Faber, Red  (White Sox)     Boston Red Sox @ Chicago White Sox 
6/27/1930  Seibold, Socks  (Braves)     Boston Braves @ Cincinnati Reds 
7/1/1930  Grove, Lefty  (A's)     Detroit Tigers @ Philadelphia A's 
7/26/1930  Gaston, Milt  (Red Sox)     Boston Red Sox @ St. Louis Browns 
8/3/1930  Collins, Phil  (Phillies)     Philadelphia Phillies @ Boston Braves  (DH-G1) 
9/4/1930  Hadley, Bump  (Nationals)     Washington Nationals @ New York Yankees 
 
STRIKEOUTS
6/1/1930  Johnson, Hank  (Yankees)  13  Boston Red Sox @ New York Yankees 
9/3/1930 (14 innings)  Grove, Lefty  (A's)  14  Boston Red Sox @ Philadelphia A's 
9/5/1930  Earnshaw, George  (A's)  13  Boston Red Sox @ Philadelphia A's 
 
HITS
4/26/1930  Ott, Mel  (Giants)  7  New York Giants @ Philadelphia Phillies  (DH-G1) 
5/8/1930  Lindstrom, Freddy  (Giants)  6  New York Giants @ Pittsburgh Pirates 
5/9/1930  Simmons, Al  (A's)  6  Cleveland Indians @ Philadelphia A's 
5/18/1930  Comorosky, Adam  (Pirates)  6  Pittsburgh Pirates @ Cincinnati Reds 
5/27/1930  Cochrane, Mickey  (A's)  6  Boston Red Sox @ Philadelphia A's 
6/20/1930  Terry, Bill  (Giants)  6  New York Giants @ Pittsburgh Pirates 
6/29/1930  Watwood, Cliff  (White Sox)  6  Chicago White Sox @ Boston Red Sox  (DH-G2) 
7/2/1930  Myer, Buddy  (Nationals)  6  St. Louis Browns @ Washington Nationals  (DH-G2) 
7/7/1930  Terry, Bill  (Giants)  6  New York Giants @ Philadelphia Phillies 
8/4/1930  O'Doul, Lefty  (Phillies)  6  Philadelphia Phillies @ Boston Braves 
8/8/1930  Simmons, Al  (A's)  6  Chicago White Sox @ Philadelphia A's  (DH-G1) 
8/30/1930 (10 innings)  Welsh, Jimmy  (Braves)  6  Boston Braves @ Philadelphia Phillies 
9/10/1930  Ruth, Babe  (Yankees)  6  New York Yankees @ Cleveland Indians 
 
EXTRA BASE HITS
5/8/1930  Lindstrom, Freddy  (Giants)  5  New York Giants @ Pittsburgh Pirates 
7/7/1930  Terry, Bill  (Giants)  4  New York Giants @ Philadelphia Phillies 
7/14/1930  Jolley, Smead  (White Sox)  4  New York Yankees @ Chicago White Sox  (DH-G2) 
7/15/1930  Wilson, Hack  (Cubs)  4  Chicago Cubs @ Boston Braves 
9/1/1930  Gehringer, Charlie  (Tigers)  4  Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox  (DH-G1) 
 
 
RBI
8/8/1930  Miller, Bing  (A's)  12  Chicago White Sox @ Philadelphia A's  (DH-G1) 

CYCLE
6/9/1930  Alexander, Dale  (Tigers)     Boston Red Sox @ Detroit Tigers 
7/3/1930  Cochrane, Mickey  (A's)     New York Yankees @ Philadelphia A's 
7/4/1930  Herman, Babe  (Robins)     Brooklyn Robins @ New York Giants  (DH-G2) 
7/18/1930  Dickey, Bill  (Yankees)     New York Yankees @ St. Louis Browns 
9/19/1930  Frisch, Frankie  (Cardinals)     St. Louis Cardinals @ Philadelphia Phillies 
 
 
ERRORS
6/12/1930  Bluege, Ossie  (Nationals)  4  Washington Nationals @ Chicago White Sox 
7/8/1930 (11 innings)  Mulleavy, Greg  (White Sox)  4  Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox 
 
EXTRA INNING GAMES 
5/31/1930 (21 innings)     21  Cincinnati Reds @ Pittsburgh Pirates 






April 19 – Yanks take opener from Bosox, winning 17-17-2/3-7-1.  Babe Ruth 3-5, 2 HR, 5 RBI.  Tony Lazzeri 4-6, 2B, HR.  Yanks win nightcap, 13-18-1/2-8-2.  Giants beat Phillies, 18-21-2/2-8-4 as every NY starter, including pitcher Hub Pruett, had at least 1 hit.  Shanty Hogan 4-5; Wally Roettger, Travis Jackson and Bill Terry each had 3 hits. 

April 26 – Giants take opener from Phills, 28-33-0/9-16-2.  Every NY starter, including pitcher Hub Pruett, had at least 1 hit.  Mel Ott 7-7, 5 runs, 3 RBI, HR, 10 TB; Travis Jackson 5-7, 2B, HR, 4 RBI, 3 runs; Bill Terry 4-7, 2 HR, 2B, 6 RBI, 3 Runs, 11 TB; Freddie Lindstrom 4-7, 4 RBI, 2B, 3B.  

April 27 – Nats beat A’s in 15 innings, 11-19-2/10-20-3.  Lefty Grove (3-3, 1.95) relieves and pitches the final 6.2 innings but takes the loss.  Buddy Myer singles home the winner in the bottom of the 15th.  

April 29 – A’s beat last place Bosox, 17-24-0/0-5-1.  Mule Haas 4-6, 2 2B, 3 runs; Al Simmons (.442) 4-6, 4 RBI; Joe Boley 4-6, 2B.    Braves beat Phils, 18-26-2/6-13-1.  Jimmy Welsh 4-6, 3B; Wally Berger 4-6, 3B; Freddie Maguire 4-4.   Browns beat 1st place Tribe, 17-20-2/10-15-3.  Every St. Louis starter, except pitcher General Crowder, had at least 1 hit.  Heinie Manush 4-6-, 4 runs, 3 RBI, 2 2B, 3B. 

May 2 – Giants beat Reds, coming form behind to win 7-6.  Every Giant, including the pitcher Freddie Fitzsimmons, had at least 1 hit.  Randy Reese 4-5.  

May 5 – Lefty Gomez (2-0, 0.90) makes his 1st major league start and pitches a CG 5-11-1/1-9-3 win against the White Sox.  He walks 1 and whiffs 5.

May 8 – 2nd place Giants beat 1st place Pirates, 19-27-2/6-11-3.  Freddie Lindstrom(.447) 6-6, 5 runs, 6 RBI; 3 2B, 2 HR, 15 TB; Bill Terry (.462) 4-6.  Dodgers beat Cubs, 17-20-1/7-9-2 as every Brooklyn starter, including pitcher Ray Phelps, had at least 1 hit.  Al Lopez (.278) 4-5 2B, 4 RBI.  Babe Herman (3 RBI), George Wright (3 RBI) and Jake Flowers each had 3 hits. 

May 9 – A’s beat Cleveland, 27-25-1/1-6-3.  Al Simmons (.500) 6-7, 2 HR, 9 RBI.  Jimmy Dykes (.308) 4-4, HR, 5 RBI.  Lefty Grove (6-3, 1.23) 4-5, RBI.

May 17 – Giants split with Braves.   In the nightcap, NY loses 11-6, but Freddie Lindstrom goes 5-5 with 4 RBI, 2 HR, 11 TB.  Lindstrom was 3-5 with a 2B in opener.  Lindstrom now batting .437.   Bill Terry goes 0-5 but is still batting .439.  

May 21 – 1st place A’s sweep Yanks, winning opener 11-10 as they score the winner in the bottom of the 9th after NY had scored 4 in the top of the inning to take the lead.  NY starter Red Ruffing hits 2 homers but does not figure in the decision.  NY drops the nightcap 10-5.  Yanks now 3 out, in 4th  place.    Robins beat Braves 7-4 as 1st place Pirates drop one to Chicago, 8-4.  Brooklyn now virtually tied for 1st, 10 percentage points behind Bucs.  Giants are 3rd, game back.   Washington beats Bosox, 17-19-0/0-3-3 as they score 10 runs in bottom of 7th  on 8 runs and 4 walks.   Cleveland beats Browns, 17-18-0/3-6-3 as every Indian starter, including pitcher Wes Ferrell (7-1, 2.14), had at least 1 hit. 

May 22 – Giants beat Phillies, 18-23-1/8-15-3.  Freddy Leach(.448) 4-5; Freddy Lindstrom (.427) 4-6, 4 RBI; Bill Terry (.438) 3-5, 5 RBI, HR; pitcher Bill Walker (5-1, 4.80) 3-5, 3 RBI.  Every Giant starter except catcher Bill O’Farrell (.267, 0-4), had at least 2 hits.  

May 23 – Browns beat Tribe 7-1, breaking Cleveland’s 8 game streak and also breaking Johnny Holdapp’s (.374) 29 game hitting streak.  The Giants’ Freddy Leach also has a 29 game streak going. 

May 24 – Robins beat Braves, 11-19-2/4-8-3 as every Brooklyn starter, including pitcher Ray Phelps (3-0, 4.50), had at least 1 hit.  Babe Herman (.356) 4-4; Del Bissonette (.378) 4-5, 2B.  Pirates come from behind in see-saw contest to win 15-19-1/14-16-4.  Cards and Reds split, with Reds taking nightcap, 17-21-2/6-15-0.  Every Red starter, including pitcher Doug McWeeney (2-0, 6.43), had at least 1 hit.  Bob Meusel (.318) 4-5, 5 RBI, 10 TB, 2 HR; Harry Heilmann (.405) 4-5, HR, 3 RBI.  

May 25 – Pirates beat last place Reds in opener, 18-18-1/0-3-4.  Paul Waner (.400) 5-6.  Cards beat Cubs, 19-21-0/12-18-2.  Every Card starter, except pitcher Bill Hallahan, had at least 1 hit.  Frankie Frisch (.404) 3-6, 2 2B, 6 RBI; Chick Hafey (.311) 4-6, 5 RBI, HR; Tony Douthit (.384) 4-5.  

May 27 – Yanks score 9 runs in bottom of 9th but fall short as they lose to 1st place Washington, 13-11-1/11-14-2.  A’s beat last place Red Sox, 19-18-1/3-8-5.  A’s score 10 in bottom of 4th.  Mickey Cochrane (.464) 6-6, 7 RBI, 3 runs, 2 2B.  Bing Miller (.311) 4-6.  

May 30 – Tribe sweeps Tigers, winning nightcap 23-24-0/5-8-3.  Every Cleveland player, including pitcher Wes Ferrell (9-1, 2.52), had at least 2 hits except for Bob Seeds (1-5) and Dick Porter (1-5).  Eddie Morgan (.308) 4-5, 5 RBI,2 HR, 4 runs, 10 TB.  Jonah Goldman (.240) 2-2, 2 HR, 4 RBI.  Johnny Hodapp (.413) 4-6, 2 3B, 4 RBI, 3 runs.  Pirates sweep Reds, winning nightcap 16-20-0/6-15-1.  Every Pirate starter, including pitchers Ray Kremer and reliever George Spencer, had at least 1 hit.  Pittsburgh won the opener 17-14-0/5-9-6.  Pie Traynor hit a grand slam.  Dick Bartell (.336) went 3-4 in the opener, and 4-5 in the nightcap.  

May 31 – Reds beat 1st place Pirates 4-12-3/2-17-1 in 21 innings.  Pittsburgh’s starter, Larry French (3-4, 5.47) goes the first 19 innings before being leaving for a pinch-hitter.  Reds’ lead-off batter, Evar Swanson (,309) goes 0-9.  Pittsburgh’s George Grantham (.395) goes 5-10 with a 2B.  Reds’ Harry Heilmann (.395) goes 4-8 with 2 2B. 

June 4 – Bums take 2nd straight from 2nd place Pirates, coming from behind to win 8-7, scoring the winner in the bottom of the 9th.  The Robins now lead the NL by 2 over the Pirates.   Babe Herman is batting .404/7/34.  

June 8 – Giants beat Cards 9-11-0/5-8-6 as every NY starter, including pitcher Bill Walker (6-4, 5.09), had at least 1 hit.  2nd place Washington beats 1st place Tribe, 16-16-1/1-2-2. 

June 9 – Washington again beats Tribe, this time19-27-1/3-7-1.  Joe Cronin (.349) 5-7; pitcher Firpo Marberry (7-3, 4.41, .395) 4-6.  Washington now leads Cleveland and the AL by game.  

June 10 – Yanks win their 11th straight, beating St. Louis, 18-24-1/2-6-1 as every Yankee starter, including pitcher Herb Pennock (3-1, 4.43), had at least 1 hit.  Ben Chapman (.346) 5-6, 5 RBI, 3 2B; Babe Ruth (.382, 10, 38) 4-5, 2B, 2 HR.   Last place Red Sox beat Tigers, 19-18-2/5-12-1.  Every Boston starter had at least 1 hit, including pitcher Hod Lisenbee, with the exception of Phil Todt who only batted once.  This is only Boston’s 9th win this season (9-40, .184).  

June 11 – Tigers come from behind to beat Yanks in 15 innings and break the NY 11 game winning streak.   Detroit wins 14-22-3/13-18-3. 

June 12 – Tigers beat Yanks 18-18-3/7-14-3.  Ex-Yank Waite Hoyt (3-1, 4.19) takes the win.  

June 13 – Tigers complete 3 game sweep of Yanks, winning finale, 14-20-1/10-16-2.  Every Detroit starter, except for pitcher Earl Whitehill, had at least 1 hit.  Dale Alexander (.387) 4-5, 2B, 3B.  Last place Red Sox 1-hit the Browns, winning 3-7-1/0-1-0.  Milt Gaston (2-7, 4.81) pitches the win.  He walks 1 and faces only 29 batters.  Sammy Hale (.225) has the only Browns’ hit, a Texas League with 1 out in the bottom of the 4th.  

June 14 – Yanks break their losing streak as they beat 2nd place Cleveland, 15-20-2/10-17-1.   Every Yank starter, including winning pitcher Red Ruffing (7-4, 5.01), had at least 1 hit.  Babe Ruth (.375) 4-5.  Lou Gehrig (.414) 2-5, HR.  Red Faber (4-5, 3.34) of the White Sox 1-hits the last place Bosox, winning 2-6-0/0-1-0.  He comes within 1 out of pitching a perfect game as the only batter to reach 1st , pinch hitter Charlie Berry (.252), triples with 2 out in the top of the 9th. 

June 15 – Yanks beat Tribe, 19-23-3/10-16-4.  Every Yankee starter, including pitcher Herb Pennock (4-1, 5.17), had at least 1 hit.  Lyn Lary (.315) 5-7, 3B, 4 RBI; Earl Combs (.368) 5-7, 4 RBI, 2B, 3B.   2nd place Giants beat Cubs, 16-18-1/1-9-1.  Every Giant starter, including pitcher Pete Donohue (3-5, 6.26), had at least 1 hit.  Freddy Leach (.410), Bill Terry (.449), Freddy Lindstom (.410) and Mel Ott (.402) are all over .400, and Shanty Hogan (.388) and Travis Jackson (.380) are close.  Giants are hitting .350 as a team, and slugging .512.  The 16 teams collectively are hitting .306. 

June 18 – Giants beat Pirates 5-2 as Freddy Lindstrom goes 5-5.   He is now batting .420. 
June 20 – 1st place Robins beat the Reds, 15-18-0/2-11-3.  Babe Herman (.399) 4-6, 5 RBI.  Giants beat Pirates, 25-30-0/1-6-3.  Every Giant player except CF Ethan Allen (.313) had at least 1 hit including pitcher Freddie Fitzsimmons (10-1. 3.42, .318).  Fitzsimmons also homered and catcher Shanty Hogan (.398) hit a grand slam.  Phils beat Cards, 15-20-2/7/16/4 as every Phillies player, including pitcher Bob Benge (2-5, 9.05), had at least 1 hit.  Lefty O’Doul (.396) 4-6, 2B. 

June 21 – Robins beat Reds in opener, winning 10-16-1/1-5-2 as every Brooklyn player, including pitcher Ray Phelps (5-2, 3.69), had at least 1 hit.  Last place Red Sox (12-44, .214) beat Browns 5-1 as Jack Russell (1-12, 5.65) wins his 1st game of the season after 12 losses.
June 23 –
Giants score 13 runs in top of 6th against Reds.  Giants win 21-28-1/7-19-1.  Every NY starter, including pitcher Bill Walker (8-5, 5.64), had at least 1 hit.  Mel Ott (.407) 4-6, 4 RBI; Bill Terry (.447) 3-7, 2 2B, 3 RBI; Freddie Lindstrom (.443) 5-7, 4 runs, 2 RBI, 2B, HR; pitcher Bill Walker (.341) 3-5, 5 RBI, 3B, HR.  

June 24 – Cubs beat Phillies, 17-22-0/1-9-4 as every Cub starter, including pitcher Pat Malone (9-4, 4.54), had at least 1 hit.  Riggs Stephenson (.359) 4-6, 2B, 2 RBI; Kiki Cuyler, Hack Wilson, pitcher Pat Malone and Gabby Hartnett each had 3 hits.  

June 25 – Cleveland beats Washington, 5-19-0/11-21-2.  Every Washington starter, including pitcher Lloyd Brown (7-1, 3.80), had at least 1 hit.  Art Shires (.291) 5-5, 2B, 4 RBI; Heinie Manush, Sam Rice and Buddy Myer each had 3 hits.  For the Tribe, every starter, except pitcher Mel Harder, also had at least 1 hit.  Bob Seeds (.294) 4-5, 4 runs, 2 2B;  Eddie Morgan and Dick Porter had 3 hits each.   Cubs beat Phils, 21-27-1/5-11-1.  Every Cub starter, including pitcher Bob Osborn (1-3, 6.61), had at least 1 hit.  Woody English (.355) 4-6, 4 runs, Kiki Cuyler (.399) 5-5, 3B, 3 runs, 2 RBI; Riggs Stephenson (.368) 4-6, 3B, 3 runs, 3 RBI; Gabby Hartnett (.355) 3-6.

June 26 – Giants beat Cards, 12-17-1/6-17-1 as every NY player, including pitcher Clarence Mitchell (3-0, 3.35), had at least 1 hit.  Freddie Lindstrom (.444) 3-4, 3 runs, 3 RBI, HR; Mel Ott (.412) 3-4, 2 2B, 3 RBI; Bill Terry (.450) 2-3; Freddie Leach (.406) 2-6.  

June 27 – Yanks beat Cleveland, 20-20-1/3-7-4.  Every NY starter, including pitcher George Pipgras (10-2. 2.65), had at least 1 hit.  Pipgras 3-4, Gehrig (.421) 3-6, GS, 6 RBI; Tony Lazzeri (.346) 3-5, 4 RBI; Babe Ruth (.357) 3-3; Earle Combs (.380) 3-4.   Braves beat Reds, 1-9-2/0-1-1.  Socks Siebold (4-9, 4.78) pitches the CG relinquishing 3 walks.  The only Red hit is a bottom of the 5th single by Hod Ford (.209). 

June 29 – Giants beat Cards in opener, winning 20-22-1/9-9-3.  Giants blast 7 homers, including 2 by Travis Jackson (.374, 4-6, 7 RBI) and 2 by Freddie Leach (.401, 9, 49, 4-6, 5 RBI).  Bill Terry (.445) 4-6, 2B, 3B, 4 RBI.  The 2nd, 3rd , 4th, and 5th hitters for NY are all batting over .400 (Leach .401, Lindstrom .436, Terry .445 and Ott .417.  Giants also win nightcap, 16-15-2/4-9-4.  Travis Jackson (.378, 3-6, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI); Freddie Lindstrom (.435) 2-5, 2 HR.  

June 30 – Giants beat Cubs, 19-18-1/14-22-3.    Every NY starter, including pitcher Joe Genewich (4-3, 7.10_, except for Bill Terry (.439!), had at least 1 hit.  Hugh Critz 4-5, Freddie Leach (.407) 4-6, HR, 4 RBI; Freddie Lindstrom (.439) 2-5, 4 RBI, HR, 2 2B.  For the Cubs, Footsie Blair (.217) 4-6, 2B, 3B, 3 RBI; Woody English (.355) 4-6, HR, 5 RBI.

July 1 – Lefty Grove (16-5, 1.72) 1-hits the Tigers, winning 9-14-0/0-1-0.  Grove homers (his 2nd of the season) and walks 1.  He faces 29 batters.  Liz Funk (.255) has the only Tiger hit, a single in the top of the 3rd with 2 outs. 

July 2 – In the nightcap, A’s score 14 runs on 9 hits in the bottom of the 1st against the Tigers.   

July 4 – 3rd place Yanks sweep 2nd place Nats and Robins sweep 2nd place Giants.  Brooklyn wins nightcap, 19-17-0/2-10-2.  Babe Herman (.429, 12, 66) hits for cycle.  Robins now lead Giants by 2. 

July 5 – Giants move to within 1 game of 1st place Robins as they beat Robins, 16-18-0/2-4-4.  Carl Hubbell (8-5, 3.67) beats Dolf Luque (8-1, 3.53). 

July 6 – Braves beat 1st place Robins, 3-1, as Giants beat Phils in opener, 18-21-0/2-8-2.   Every NY starter, including pitcher Clarence Mitchell (4-0, 4.47), had at least 1 hit.  Wally Roettger (.280, 3, 30), 3-5, 5 RBI,2B, GS.  NY is now in virtual tie (4 points back) in NL.  NY wins nightcap, 12-2, as starting pitcher John Donohue is injured in top of 1st with none out and reliever Joe Heving (4-7, 5.17) comes in and pitches a complete game.  Bill Terry goes 6-9 in the doubleheader and is now batting .453.  

July 7 – Giants beat Phils, 19-26-0/4-11-1.  Every NY starter, including pitcher Freddie Fitzsimmons (12-2, 3.43), had at least 1 hit.  Freddie Leach (.404) 4-7; Bill Terry (.463) 6-6, 7 RBI, 3 2B, Grand Slam, 12 TB; Travis Jackson (.385) 4-5, 2 2B.  Every NY player had at least 2 hits, except for Wally Roettger (1-5) and Mel Ott (1-5, HR).  Giants are now 1 games ahead of Robins as Brooklyn loses 6-2 to Braves.    Cubs beat Reds, 25-29-0/6-8-4.  Every Cub player, including pitcher Pat Malone (10-5, 4.77), had at least 3 hits, except for Charlie Grimm (.277) 1-7.  Hack Wilson (.367, 29, 101), 5-5, 2 HR, 7 RBI; Kiki Cuyler (.402, 6, 68) 4-5, 7 RBI. 

July 8 – Yanks and 1st place A’s split twin-bill, with NY dropping opener 9-6 in 11, and winning nightcap 109 with 2 in bottom of the 9th. 

July 9 – Yanks beat A’s 10-9 again, this time on Gehrig’s homer in the bottom of the 9th.   NY is now 3 games back of A’s.  1st place Giants beat Phils, 15-20-1/9-11-4 as every NY starter, including pitcher Carl Hubbell (9-5, 3.77), had at least 1 hit.  Freddie Leach (.399) 1-6, 3B; Freddie Lindstrom (.431) 4-6, 2B, 3 RBI; Bill Terry (.460) 2-5, 2B; Mel Ott (.410) 2-5, 2B; Travis Jackson (.379) 1-5.  Giants now lead Robins by 1 game.  They have 3 .400+ hitters, and Leach is at .399.  

July 10 – Yanks take finale w/1st place A’s, winning 6-5 in 10 as Sam Byrd (.313, 8, 28) homers in bottom of 10th.   Yanks are now 2 out.  

July 12 – Yanks sweep Chisox, winning nightcap, 13-19-0/9-19-3.  Every Yankee starter, including pitcher Ed Wells (6-4, 4.52), had at least 1 hit.  Tony Lazzeri (.366) 4-6, 12TB, 2 HR, 3B, 6 RBI; Gehrig (.415, 17, 97) 4-5, 5 RBI, HR. 

July 13 – Washington and Detroit remain in scoreless tie through 8 innings until Washington scores the games only run in the top of the 9th on a Sam Rice (.371) single.   Washington wins, 1-5-1/0-5-0.  Sam Jones (8-1, 2.99) and Vic Sorrell (2-12, 6.91) both go the distance. 

July 15 – Yanks beat Chisox, 16-18-1/7-13-4 as every NY starter, including pitcher Herb Pennock (7-1, 4.45), had at least 1 hit.  A’s lose 4-3 to Browns and Yanks move into 1st, 4 percentage points ahead of A’s.   Hack Wilson (.377, 32, 110) hits 3 homers against Boston, as Cubs beat Chicago, 12-15-1/3-8-1.  Wilson goes 5-5 with 5 runs, a 2B, 3 HR, 8 RBI and 15 TB. 

July 17 – Giants come from behind to beat Cards, 14-19-1/7-14-2 as every NY starter, including pitcher Clarence Mitchell, had at least 1 hit.  Bob O’Farrell (.360) 4-5; Freddy Leach (.401) 3-6; Freddy Lindstrom (.415) 1-3; Bill Terry (.451) 1-4; Mel Ott (.405) 2-4.  Giants are now only game behind Robins.  

July 18 – Yanks beat Browns, 17-24-2/6-12-2 as Babe Ruth (.369,17,75) homers twice and drives in 7 runs.  Earle Combs (.379) 4-6, 2B, 3B; Bill Dickey (.339) hits for cycle.  Reds beat Phils, 21-24-2/4-10-5.  Every Red starter had at least 1 hit, including pitcher Jakie May (5-3, 7.30).  

July 20 – Yankees come from behind to beat Cleveland 18-25-4/9-13-2.  Yankees score 16 runs in top of 8th.  Every Yankees starter, including pitcher George Sherid, had at least 1 hit.  Tony Lazzeri (.366) 4-6, 3 RBI.  1st place A’s beat Tigers, 19-21-0/0-2-1 as Lefty Grove (20-5, 1.67) wins his 20th.  Grove (.286,3,15) goes 3-6 with a HR and 4 RBI.  Braves sweep Reds, winning nightcap, 18-25-0/1-12-1 as every Boston starter, including pitcher Tom Zachary (2-9, 6.92), had at least 2 hits except for CF Jimmy Welsh (.271) 1-5. 

July 21 – Yanks come from behind to beat Cleveland, 7-4, as Tigers beat A’s 8-7.   Yanks move into 1st, at .700 (63-27), 4 points ahead of A’s.  Giants lose 5-2 to Cubs as Brooklyn splits with Cards.  Robins are behind Giants.  

July 22 – Tribe sweeps Yanks, winning both games by scoring winning run in 9th.  In 1st game, Earl Averill hits a bottom of the 9th grand slam as Tribe wins 8-4.  In nightcap, Goerge Myatt singles home the winner to give Cleveland a 9-8 win.  Giants sweep Cubs as Robins lose to Cards.  In the opener, every Giant player, including pitcher Pete Donohue (6-6, 5.47), had at least 1 hit.  Mel Ott hit a grand slam.  NY won the nightcap 8-7, scoring 2 in the bottom of the 9th.   Giants now lead NL by 2 games.  Lefty Grove (21-5, 1.61) gets the 8-1 win over the Tigers as he pitches the final 8 1/3 innings, relieving injured starter Bill Shores.  

July 25 – 2nd place Yanks lose 5-4 to Detroit.   1st place Giants lose 20-25-1/3-6-2 to Pirates as every Pittsburgh starter, except for the pitcher Larry French (7-11, 5.71), had at least 1 hit.  Paul Waner (.382) 4-5, 2 2B, HR; Gus Suhr (.317) 4-6, 6 RBI, 3B, HR.  

July 26 – Giants lose 4th in a row as Robins beat Reds and take back 1st place by game.   Washington beats Chisox, 22-28-2/4-11-3.  Every Washington starter had at least 2 hits, except for pitcher Sad Sam Jones (10-1, 3.12).  Joe Cronin (.393) 5-6; Heinie Manush (.361) 4-6; Buddy Myer (.356) 4-5; Jackie Hayes (.313) 5-7, 5 RBI, 3B.  Red Sox pitcher Milt Gaston (9-11, 3.93) 1-hits the Browns, winning 3-7-1/0-1-1.  Gaston walks 3 and faces 31 batters.  The only St. Louis hit is a single by Rick Ferrell (.308) in the bottom of the 5th.  Braves and Cards split doubleheader as Boston takes the nightcap, 22-24-1/5-9-2.  Braves score 19 runs in bottom of 8th.  Reliever Al Grabowski (1-6, 8.30) gives up 13 of the runs (8 earned) on 13 hits and 2 walks in 2/3 of an inning.  Every Boston batter, except for the pitcher Ed Brandt (7-5, 3.57), had at least 2 hits.  Earl Clark (.365) 4-6, 5 RBI.  Here is the script for that half inning:  
 

July 26, 1930 - Braves Score 19 Runs in Bottom of 8th in Nightcap

 

BOTTOM OF THE 8th, Cardinals 4, Braves 3

 

* A. Spohrer facing W. Hallahan, B 8th, No Outs, Bases Empty, Behind 3-4

 

Hallahan delivers ... hard shot to the right side ... Bottomley to his right ... it's by him

 

base hit for Spohrer ... the tying run is on ... that's Spohrer's 2nd hit of the game

 

* F. Maguire facing W. Hallahan, B 8th, No Outs, Runner on 1st, Behind 3-4

 

Hallahan deals ... swung on ... it's in the air to right ... Blades camps in his tracks

 

and brings it down ... one down ... and Spohrer returns to first ... as the throw comes in

 

Braves skipper Stew Rhodes (1930s) walking down the bench

 

You can mark pitcher Ed Brandt out for the Braves ... Rhodes (1930s) not letting him bat

 

Johnny Neun is enlisted to hit for him ... switch-hitter ... he wheels out with a wagon spoke

 

heads to the box ... so Brandt gets his innings ... he pitched eight ... he leaves with

 

4 runs ... 1 earned ... on 7 hits ... he stands to lose it unless the Braves

 

can make up the 1-run deficit

 

* J. Neun facing W. Hallahan, B 8th, 1 Out, Runner on 1st, Behind 3-4

 

Hallahan comes home ... misses the strike zone ... Neun ambles to first

 

and that moves the tying run into scoring postion

 

and Hallahan has given up 5 free rides to first

 

* G. Sisler facing W. Hallahan, B 8th, 1 Out, 1st and 2nd, Behind 3-4

 

The runners take their lead ... the pitch to Sisler ... checked swing ... he held up

 

and he walks ... Hallahan is upset with himself ... his control has deserted him for the moment

 

that fills the bases ... and puts the tie only 90 feet away

 

and Hallahan has given up 6 free rides to first ... Hallahan is not happy with himself

 

* R. Maranville facing W. Hallahan, B 8th, 1 Out, Bases Loaded, Behind 3-4

 

Infielders back ... Hallahan kicks and deals ... and he walks him

 

Maranville mosies down to first ... Hallahan is upset with himself

 

his control has deserted him for the moment ... and that ties the game

 

and the bases are still loaded ... that'll give Alan a few more grey hairs

 

and Maranville gets an easy rbi ... for Hallahan, his 7th walk

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 4

 

* E. Clark facing W. Hallahan, B 8th, 1 Out, Bases Loaded, Tied 4-4

 

Cardinals playing for the double play ... and the pitch comes in ... off the end of the bat

 

Bottomley to his right ... he flips to Hallahan covering ... and he drops it ... safe!

 

the run scores ... and the bases are still loaded

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 5

 

* W. Berger facing W. Hallahan, B 8th, 1 Out, Bases Loaded, Ahead 5-4

 

They're pulled in around the infield ... the runners take their lead ... he delivers

 

Berger tomahawks it into the gap ... Douthit hustles after it ... Sisler scores easily

 

Maranville comes around third and scores ... Clark rounds third

 

the throw comes in to Bottomley ... Berger's in standing with a double

 

and they're holding Clark at third

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 7

 

And here comes Cardinals manager Alan ... he's asking Hallahan for the ball

 

on his way to the mound is Al Grabowski ... the left-hander ... so Hallahan gets his innings he pitched seven and a third ... he yielded ... 7 runs ... so far ... on 12 hits ... 7 walks he struck out 9 ... he's responsible for the runners ... he can only lose it

 

Grabowski comes from the left side ... ERA at 7.25 ... this is his 22nd appearance

 

he's worked 63 innings ... he'll be looking for the strikeout

 

* J. Welsh facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 1 Out, 2nd and 3rd, Ahead 7-4

 

Infielders in ... Clark into a little shuffle at third ... here's the pitch

 

it's lined hard to left center ... Douthit is racing back ... it's in there for a hit

 

Douthit cuts it off in the gap ... Clark scores ... Berger is around third     

 

they're waving Berger in here comes the throw home Welsh's going for second Berger scores ... Bottomley cuts it to second ... and he's ... just safe under the tag

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 9

 

* B. Chatham facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 1 Out, Runner on 2nd, Ahead 9-4

 

Speedy Welsh edging toward third ... he lets one go ... a hot grounder down the line ... Adams dives

 

it skips by him ... fair ball! ... rolling into the corner ... Welsh's around third

 

he'll score ... Hafey tracks it down ... and they're lucky to hold Chatham to a double

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 10

 

* A. Spohrer facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 1 Out, Runner on 2nd, Ahead 10-4

 

Chatham trying to look casual as he edges toward third ... the pitch comes in

 

Spohrer smacks it toward the hole ... Gelbert far to his right ... dives ... nice stop!

 

but he'll hold the ball ... Spohrer's safe at first ... Chatham makes it safely to third

 

good heads up baserunning ... 3rd hit for Spohrer in the game

 

and that's his 90th hit this season

 

* F. Maguire facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 1 Out, 1st and 3rd, Ahead 10-4

 

Infield deep ... the pitch comes in ... way off the plate ... that'll be ball four

 

and a free pass for Maguire ... that will load them up

 

* J. Neun facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 1 Out, Bases Loaded, Ahead 10-4

 

Cardinals playing for the double play ... Grabowski now ... Neun slaps it on the ground to right this one has eyes ... it slides right between Frisch and Bottomley

 

he couldn't have thrown it in a better spot ... Chatham scores ... Spohrer's rounding third

 

Maguire's around second the throw comes in to Bottomley ... Neun is on at first with a single and they're holding Spohrer at third

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 11

 

* G. Sisler facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 1 Out, Bases Loaded, Ahead 11-4

 

Infield deep ... the runners take their lead ... the pitch ... just off the corner

 

a base on balls ... and that walks in a run ... and the bases are still loaded

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 12

 

* R. Maranville facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 1 Out, Bases Loaded, Ahead 12-4

 

Infielders back ... Grabowski with the pitch ... Maranville tomahawks it into the gap

 

Douthit hustles after it ... Maguire scores easily ... Neun comes around third and scores

 

Sisler rounds third the throw comes in to Bottomley ... Maranville's in standing with a double and they're holding Sisler at third

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 14

 

* E. Clark facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 1 Out, 2nd and 3rd, Ahead 14-4

 

Infield deep ... the pitch ... it's lined hard to left center ... Douthit is racing back

 

it's in there for a hit ... Douthit cuts it off in the gap ... Sisler scores

 

Maranville is around third they're waving Maranville in here comes the throw home

here's the play at the plate ... and he's ... safe...ahead of the ball

and Clark holds at first

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 16

 

* W. Berger facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 1 Out, Runner on 1st, Ahead 16-4

 

Firstbaseman Bottomley holding the runner on ... the pitch ... Berger tops the ball

 

it bounces to the left side ... past a lunging Adams ... and by the outstretched glove of Gelbert

 

that ball had eyes ... Clark's rounding second they're holding Clark at second ... as the throw comes in

 

the Braves put two singles back-to-back ... 3rd hit for Berger in the game

 

and that's the Braves 19th hit

 

* J. Welsh facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 1 Out, 1st and 2nd, Ahead 16-4

 

Grabowski with the offering ... lined hard over second ... base hit ... Blades is after it

 

he cuts it off ... Clark is around third ... Berger is around second     

 

they're waving Clark in Berger's headed for third

 

Clark will score ... as the throw comes in to Frisch ... and Berger gets in to third

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 17

 

* B. Chatham facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 1 Out, 1st and 3rd, Ahead 17-4

 

Cardinals playing for the double play ... the runners take their lead ... here he comes

 

popped up behind third ... Gelbert's over ... into foul territory ... waves off Adams

 

and makes the catch ... two away

 

* A. Spohrer facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 2 Outs, 1st and 3rd, Ahead 17-4

 

The runners take their lead ... the pitch ... swung on ... and it's pulled hard to left

 

that could be trouble ... it drops ... fair ball ... Berger scores ... Welsh's digging

 

he's headed for third ... they're waving him in ... he'll    ... the throw home

 

the play at the plate ... safe! ... and Spohrer's in at third with a triple

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 19

 

* F. Maguire facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 2 Outs, Runner on 3rd, Ahead 19-4

 

Grabowski into his motion ... delivers ... it's deep to left ... over Hafey's head

 

bounces at the base of the wall ... Spohrer trots home with the run ... Maguire's around second

 

digging for third ... here comes the throw ... he slides ... SAFE!...under the tag

 

triple and an RBI for Maguire

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 20

 

* J. Neun facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 2 Outs, Runner on 3rd, Ahead 20-4

 

Grabowski now ... it's off the glove of Mancuso! ... he's coming down the line

 

in to score is Maguire

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 21

 

* J. Neun facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 2 Outs, Bases Empty, Ahead 21-4

 

And the pitch comes in ... it's a shot to left center ... that's a base hit ... Neun rounds first

 

Douthit takes it on the long bounce ... the throw to second ... and Neun holds with a single

 

that's Neun's 2nd hit of the game

 

* G. Sisler facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 2 Outs, Runner on 1st, Ahead 21-4

 

The pitch ... and it's bounced in the dirt! ... it gets away from Mancuso ... Neun goes to second

 

and they score that a wild pitch

 

* G. Sisler facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 2 Outs, Runner on 2nd, Ahead 21-4

 

Grabowski looks back at Neun on second ... Grabowski rocks and fires

 

Sisler hangs out a frozen rope ... left field ... and he takes it on the bounce

 

and it hits off his glove ... the runner was going ... they're waving him home ... he'll score

 

Sisler takes second on the error ... Hafey picks up the error

 

the Cardinals have now committed 2 errors

 

Cardinals 4, Braves 22

 

* R. Maranville facing A. Grabowski, B 8th, 2 Outs, Runner on 2nd, Ahead 22-4

 

Grabowski looks back at Sisler on second ... the pitch ... high fly ball to center

 

Douthit drifts under it ... moves in ... and makes the catch ... side retired

 

Fred Frankhouse is coming on in relief for Boston ... Frankhouse throws from the right

 

ERA at 5.78 ... this is his 25th appearance ... he's worked 67 innings

 

Rhodes (1930s) is sending in Gene Robertson ... he'll be playing third base for Boston

 

Chatham is out

 

Cardinals skipper Alan walking down the bench

 

You can mark pitcher Al Grabowski out for the Cardinals ... Alan not letting him bat

 

Andy High will bat in his place ... bats left ... he shoulders the bat ... strides toward the box

 

so Grabowski goes two thirds of an inning ... the line on him ... 13 runs ... 8 earned

 

on 12 hits

 

July 27 – Yanks beat Tigers, 13-17-4/3-8-0 as every NY starter, including pitcher Red Ruffing (15-6, 4.89, 3-5, 2B, HR), had at least 1 hit.   1st place Robins and 2nd place Giants both sweep doubleheaders.  Bill Terry (.455) goes 4-5 in opener, and 3-5 in nightcap.  Freddy Lindstrom (.403) goes 3-5/HR, 3B, 5 RBI in nightcap.

July 28 – 2nd place Yanks beat 1st place A’s, winning 6-3 as Red Ruffing (16-6, 4.80) gets the win in relief.  Yanks are now 1 game back. 

July 29 - Yanks beat A's 4-3 and move into 1st place by 1/2 game.  Chicago's Tommy Thomas (5-9, 5.35) pitches no-hitter until 1 out in top of 7th when Browns' Red Kress singles.  White Sox win, 6-7-0/0-2-1.  Thomas walks 3.  

July 30 - Washington beats A's 12-7 as they move percentage points ahead of A's into 2nd place.   Left Grove (22-6, 1.89) starts and loses as he relinquishes 11 runs (8 earned) in 6 innings.  Cards beat Bucs, 19-23-2/11-14-1.  Every Card starter, including pitcher Jesse Haines (6-8, 5.76), had at least 1 hit. 

August 2 - Giants beat Robins, 19-24-2/7-9-3 as every NY starter, including pitcher Bill Walker (12-9, 6.04), had at least 1 hit.  Shanty Hogan (.379) 5-6, 4 RBI, 2 2B.  Lindstrom (.407), Terry (.459) and Leach (.401) each had 3 hits.   NY is now tied (63-38) with Robins for 1st place.  

August 3 - Dazzy Vance (15-3, 2.26) pitches a 6-8-0/0-3-3 shutout against Carl Hubbell (9-9/ 3.97).  Lindstrom, Leach and Terry are held to 1 hit each as Robins move 1 game up in NL.  Babe Herman (.409) goes 2-4 with a 2B.  Washington beats Bosox in opener, 12-20-0/4-9-1 as every Washington player, including pitcher General Crowder (9-11, 5.44), had at least 1 hit.  Sam Rice (.371) 4-5, 4 runs, 2B, 3b; Heinie Manush (.370) 4-5, HR, 5 RBI.    Phils beat Braves in opener, 12-17-0/0-1-2 as pitcher Phil Collins (17-7, 4.17, .354, 6, 17) tosses a 1-hitter (3 walks) and hits a grand slam.  It's Collins' 6th homer of the season.   The only Braves hit is a bottom of the 6th 2-out single by Buster Chatham (.372). 

August 4 - Phils beat Braves, 18-24-1/7-17-1.  Every Philly starter (except for Southern who was pinch-hit for in the 1st) had at least 1 hit.  Lefty O'Doul (.397) 6-7, 3 RBI, 3B; Chuck Klein (.401) 4-7, 4 RBI, 3B; Bennie Frieberg (.341) 4-6, 2B.  Phillies did not hit any homers. 

August 5 - Washington sweeps Yanks and moves into 1st place by 1/2 game (tied in percentage).  Washington takes opener 10-2 and takes nightcap 15-20-4/14-20-1.  Every Washington starter, including pitcher Lloyd Brown (8-5, 4.11), had at least 1 hit.  Sam Rice (.372) 4-5.  NY starter Red Ruffing (17-7, 4.75) gives up 11 runs (6 earned) in 4 2/3 innings.   Giants beat Robins, 13-21-1/6-9-0 as every Ny starter, including pitcher Clarence Mitchell (7-1, 6.10, .394) has at least 1hit.  Mitchell 4-5, RBI; Wally Roettger (.300) 4-6, RBI; Ott (.392), Leach (.401) 2 hits each; Lindstrom (.401) 1 hit.  

August 7 - Yanks snap 4 game losing streak as they come from behind to beat Bosox in 10, 15-22-2/14-14-2.  Every Yank starter, including pitcher George Sherid, had at least 1 hit.  Tony Lazzeri (.360) 5-6, 3 RBI, 2 2B; Babe Ruth (.355) 3-5, 2 2B, HR.   Red Ruffing (18-7, 4.73) wins in relief.    2nd place Washington beats 3rd place A's in 13 innings to remain 1/2 game ahead of Yanks.  Washington wins 7-18-2/5-13-2 as Lefty Grove (23-7, 1.85) wins his 23rd in relief, going the final 5.   Heinie Manush (.380) goes 5-7 for Washington.  

August 8 - Yanks beat Browns as Washington loses to Cleveland.   Washington falls 1/2 game behind NY (tied for percentage).  A's beat Chisox in opener, 20-21-1/2-5-2 as Lefty Grove (24-7, 1.85) goes the distance.  Mickey Cochrane (.432) 4-5; Al Simmons (.426) 6-6, 5 runs, 3 RBI, 2B, 3B; Bing Miller (.326) 12 RBI, 4-6, GS, 2 2B. 

August 9 - Yanks beat Browns, 22-24-1/1-4-2 as Red Ruffing (19-7, 4.50) goes the distance.  Babe Ruth ( .365, 23, 97) 4-4, HR; Tony Lazzeri (.362, 12, 136) 2-4, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 4 runs.  Joe Cronin's 54 game hitting streak ends as he goes 0-3 (with 1 walk) in the nightcap against the Tribe.  He is now batting .396.  Wes Ferrell (19-7, 3.32) pitched the complete game against Washington.  Tribe wins 6-9-2/0-6-1.  

August 10 - Tigers beat Bosox, 14-14-3/3-6-1 as Dale Alexander (.372,18,111) hits 2 grand slams, one in the top of the 1st, and the other in the top of the 3rd.  Alexander drives in 9 runs.  

August 11 - Yanks beat Browns, 22-23-0/9-14-5 as every NY starter, including pitcher George Sherid (6-5, 5.93), had at least 1 hit.  Babe Ruth (.365, 25, 102) 2 homers and 5 RBI.   Jimmy Reese (.361) 4-5, 5 RBI.     Cards beat Giants, 13-18-3/12-17-1, scoring the winning run in the bottom of the 9th after coming back from an earlier 8-2 deficit to tie the game at 10.  Every Robin starter, except LF Ruby Bressler (.261), had at least 1 hit, including the starting pitcher Sloppy Thurston.  Babe Herman (.415) 2-5, including a HR.  For the Cards, Chick Gelbert (.305) went 4-4.  Pirates beat Giants so Brooklyn remains 1/2 game ahead.   Cleveland beats Washington 10-9, scoring the winning run in the bottom of the 9th, as the A's beat the Chisox, 17-22-4/9-14-3.  Every A's starter, including the pitcher Rube Walberg (14-03, 3.78), had at least 1 hit.  Mickey Cochrane (.427) 2-5; Al Simmons (.431) 4-5, 3B.  The A's are now 4 percentage points behind the 2nd place Nationals.  

August 12 - Lefty Grove (25-7, 1.89) wins his 25th as he pitches a complete game win over the Tribe in the opener, winning 5-4-0/3-6-0. 

August 14 - Lou Gehrig (.409, 27, 157) hits his 4th grand slam of the season as NY beats the Tigers, 14-14-1/1-5-1.  Babe Ruth (.370, 26, 108) also homers.  Robins beat Cubs, 23-24-1/3-13-1.  Every Brooklyn starter, including pitcher Watty Clark (15-7, 3.66), had at least 1 hit.  Babe Herman (.417) 3-6, 24th HR, 4 RBI; Al Lopez (.363) 4-6; George Wright (.358) 5 RBI (now has 100).

August 16 - Giants sweep Reds as Benny Fey ( 3-20, 6.66) drops his 20th in the nightcap.  A's beat Browns, 7-13-0/1-4-0 as Lefty Grove (26-7, 1.85) pitches a 4-hitter complete game.   Loser Dick Coffman (1-17, 8.77) loses his 17th. 

August 17 - Yanks sweep White Sox for their 10th straight victory.   Robins lose to Pittsburgh as Giants sweep Cards for their 6th in a row as they move 1 game up in 1st.  Bill Terry is now batting .461.  

August 25 - Washington beats 1st place A's 9-5 to snap their 13 game win streak.   NY splits with Tribe and remains 1/2 game back.   Washington is now 1 game behind.  Giants beat Cubs, 20-26-1/4-4-1 as every NY starter, including pitcher Freddie Fitzsimmons (20-6, 3.64), had at least 1 hit.  Freddy Leach (.402) 5-7, HR, 2 RBI; Freddie Lindstrom (.401) 3-6, 3RBI, 2B, HR, 4 runs; Bill Terry (.461) 2-7, 3B, 3 RBI; Shanty Hogan (.394) 3-6, 2 2B, 6 RBI.  Lefty Grove wins his 28th (28-7, 1.89) with a complete game 3-2 win over the 3rd place Nationals.  A's move 1/2 game ahead of NY into 1st place. 

August 27 - Giants beat Robins, 11-3, and move 1 percentage point ahead of them to take the NL lead (they are still behind by 1/2 game).  Every NY player, except for SS Travis Jackson (.354), had at least 1 hit, including the pitcher Bill Walker (16-10, 5.13).  Bill Terry (.463) 3-4, 4 RBI, HR; Freddie Lindstrom (.403) 3-4; Mel Ott (.387) 2-4.  Babe Herman (.409) 2-4 for Brooklyn.  

August 28 - Browns beat Detroit, 18-17-0/4-10-1 as Lefty Stewart (15-12, 2.79) goes the distance.   1st place Giants beat 2nd place Robins 8-7 on 2-out 3-run homer by Travis Jackson in bottom of 9th against reliever Sloppy Thurston (7-4, 4.63).  NY now leads Brooklyn by 1/2 game. 

August 30 - Giants beat Robins, 10-6, and move 1 percentage point ahead in NL.   They are still 1/2 game behind Brooklyn.  Bill Terry goes 1-4 and is now batting .461.  1st place A's beat Red Sox, 4-2 as Lefty Grove (29-7, 1.87) pitches a complete game and wins his 29th.  A's magic number drops to 23.    Phils beat Braves, 13-18-3/12-20-0, scoring 3 in the bottom of the 9th.   Every starter from both teams had at least 1 hit, except for Boston's catcher, Al Sporher.  Jimmie Welsh (.293) 6-6, 2 RBI, 3B; Lefty O'Doul (.403) 3-5, HR;  Chuck Klein (.388) 4-5, 3 RBI, 3 runs, 2 2B. 

August 31 - Giants drop twin-bill to Bees, 4-3, losing opener 4-3, despite Bill Terry (.463) going 3-4 with a 2B.  NY loses nightcap 6-3 despite Terry's (.464) 2-4.   Terry now has 262 hits for the season.  Robins beat Phils 4-3 and are now 1 game ahead of NY.   Cubs beat Cards 12-2 as Hack Wilson (.372) goes 3-4 with 2 HR and 6 RBI.   Wilson now has 47 homers and 161 RBI. 

September 1 - Yanks sweep 1st place A's, winning opener 11-8 thanks to Babe Ruth's 32nd homer.   They take the nightcap in 10 innings 8-7, scoring the winning run in the bottom of the 10th.  Gehrig hits his 31st and now has 177 RBI.  NY is now 2 1/2 games behind the A's.  

September 2 - Giants split with Phillies as Robins split with Braves.   Brooklyn remains 1 game up in NL, and their Magic Number drops to 24.  Browns and Indians split with Cleveland taking the nightcap 10-4 as Wes Ferrell (22-9, 3.43) wins his 22nd as Dick Coffman (1-23, 8.78) drops his 23rd.  Giants blow 5-0 lead but then come back to beat Phils, 7-6.  Bill Terry (.466) 4-6 extends his hitting streak to 36 straight.   Terry now has 271 hits (Medwick has the all-time replay record of 275).    

September 3 - Giants sweep Boston, coming back in nightcap from 6-0 deficit to win 11-7.   Terry 6-10 in doubleheader, now hitting .469.  Freddy Lindstrom 5-10, .400; Freddy Leach 4-10, .401.  NY is now 2 percentage points ahead of Robins.   Magic Number is now 23.  Lefty Grove (29-8, 1.83) fails to win his 30th despite pitching a complete game 14 inning game.   He loses to Red Sox 4-3.  

September 4 - 2nd place Washington beats Yanks, 16-13-2/0-1-4.   Washington is now 1/2 game behind A's.  Every Washington starter, including pitcher Bump Hadley (he wins his 20th, 20-8, 3.31), except for 3B Ossie Bleuge (.327), has at least 1 hit.  The only Yankee hit is Tony Lazzeri's double with 1 out in bottom of 7th.  Hadley walks 1.  Cubs beat Pirates 10-6 as Hack Wilson (.378) homers (49th) and drives in 5 (169).  

September 5 - Washington beats Yanks, 7-4, despite Ruth's 33rd and Gehrig's 32nd.  George Pipgras (20-6, 3.29) drops his 6th as General Crowder (15-11, 4.73) pitches a complete game win.  Washington remains 1/2 game behind the A's as the Yanks drop to 3 back.  Braves score 5 in bottom of 7th as they come from behind to beat Giants 9-7.  Bill Terry (.470) goes 4-5 with his 22nd homer and 182nd RBI.  Mel Ott (.376) hits his 14th as Carl Hubbell (4.26)  drops to 12-11.  Giants and Robins are now tied for 1st at 83-50.  Cubs beat Pirates 10-3 as Hack Wilson (.380, 51, 173) hits his 50th and 51st homers and drives in 4 runs.  Pat Malone (19-8, 4.15) goes the distance for Chicago.  

September 5 - Yanks come from behind to beat Washington 6-5 in 10.  Red Ruffing (21-10, 4.89) goes the distance for the win.  Yanks are still 3 behind A's, but 1 1/12 behind Washington.  Robins beat Phils, 11-16-1/4-10-4 as Babe Herman (.415,28,133) goes 3-5 with 3 RBI and a HR.  Giants drop opener to Boston, 4-13-1/2-8-1 as Bob Smith (11-12, 4.23) goes the distance.  NY takes nightcap, 11-14-2/3-6-1 as Bill Terry (.471) goes 3-5 with a 2B and a RBI.  Bill Walker (19-10, 5.03) goes the distance.  Brooklyn is now 1/2 game up with a Magic Number of 20.  

September 6 - Lefty Grove (30-8, 2.61) wins his 30th in relief of Bill Shores as A's come from behind to beat Boston 3-2, scoring the go ahead run in the bottom of the 8th.   A's magic number drops to 17.  Tigers beat Browns 15-23-1/0-3-2 as every Detroit player, except pitcher Whit Wyatt (5-4, 2.81) had at least 2 hits (OF John Stone 1-5).  Liz Funk (.268) 5-6, 3 runs, 2B; Marty McManus (.291) 4-5, 2 runs,RBI; Frank Doljack in his first start of the season (.455) 4-5, 3 runs, 2B; HR.  

September 7 - Yanks drop opener to Red Sox, 11-3.  Ruth hits his 34th.  Yanks take nightcap 12-2 as Ruth bangs out his 35th.  George Sherid (9-5, 5.38) pitches a complete game 4-hitter.  Yanks now 3 1/2 out.  Giants beat Robins 2-1 and move back into 1st place, 1/2 game up.  Hub Pruett (6-1, 5.28) bests Dazzy Vance (18-4, 2.38).  Bill Terry (.473) goes 3-4.   A's beat 2nd place Nats 6-3 as Rube Walberg (16-6, 4.21) beats reliever Bump Hadley (20-9, 3.46).  A's magic number drops to 15. 

September 8 - Robins sweep Phillies, coming back in nightcap to win 12-9.  Brooklyn is now 1/2 game ahead of Giants.  Magic Number is now 18. 


September 9 - Yanks come back but eventually lose to Cleveland 8-7 in 10 innings.  NY is now 4 1/2 games out, but still at .672 winning percentage.  Babe Ruth (.362)  goes 3-5 with a 3B and his 35th homer.  Cubs beat Robins, 12-8 as Hack Wilson (.384, 52, 176) goes 4-5 with a HR, 3 RBI and 2 2B.  Giants lose to Cards, 9-5.  Robins remain 1/2 game up as their magic number drops to 17.  Lefty Grove (31-8, 1.88) wins his 31st as A's beat Tigers, 11-4.  A's' magic number drops to 14.  Mickey Cochrane (.424) 4-5; Al Simmons 1-5 (.437). 

September 10 - Yanks beat Tribe, 17-27-3/11-13-1 as Babe Ruth (.369,37,136) goes 6-7 with 7 RBI, grand slam and 2B.  Gehrig (.408, 32, 183) 4-7, 2B, 3B.  Cubs beat Brooklyn 3-2 in 10 on Hack Wilson's (.383, 53, 177) 53rd homer in the top of the 10th.  Giants hold on to beat Cards 9-8 as Bill Terry (.474) goes 3-5, RBI.  Giants lead Robins by 1/2 game.  NY's magic number is now 16.  A's beat Tigers, 14-8, as Al Simmons (.439, 28,190) hits a grand slam and a 2nd homer, going 4-6 with 7 RBI.  Mickey Cochrane (.427) goes 3-4, with a 2B and 4 runs scored.  A's magic number drops to 13.  Reds beat Phills, 14-20-2/3-8-0 as every Cincy starter, including pitcher Eppa Rixey (6-5, 4.94), had at least 1 hit.  Bob Meusel (.298,13,70) 4-4, 4 RBI, 3 runs, 3B, HR.  

September 11 - Yanks lose 7-6 to Cleveland as Red Ruffing (21-11, 4.88) pitches the complete game loss.  Cards beat Giants 5-4 in 10.  Bill Terry (.474) 2-5.  Robins lose 8-7 to Cubs and remain 1/2 back.  Giants' magic number drops to 15.  Browns score 2 in bottom of 9th to beat Washington 7-6.   Washington remains in 2nd, 2 ahead of Yanks as reliever Carl Fischer (0-2, 17.05) blows the lead with 2 outs.  Pirates come back from 11-0 deficit to beat Boston, 21-25-2/12-16-2.   Paul Waner (.354) 4-6, 5 runs, 2B, 3B, RBI; Adam Comorosky (.333) 4-6, 3 runs, 2 RBI, 2B, 3B; Pie Traynor (.364) 3-6; George Grantham (.353) 3-6, 5 RBI, 2B, 3B.  

September 12 - Reds beat Robins 4-0 on 4-hitter by Ray Kolp (8-11, 4.56).  Carl Hubbell (13-11, 4.11) pitches a 1-4-1/0-6-2 shutout against St. Louis.  Giants move 1 1/2 up over Brooklyn as the magic number drops to 13. 

September 13 - Yanks come back to beat Tigers in opener in 10 innings, 16-19-6/14-15-2.  NY takes nightcap 5-3 on Ruth's 38th and George Pipgras's (21-6, 3.24) complete game.  Robins beat Reds, 10-6, as every Brooklyn starter, including pitcher Ray Phelps (9-9, 5.48), had at least 1 hit.  Del Bissonette (.387) 4-5, 3 RBI, 2 2B, HR; Babe Herman (.418) 2-4, 2B, RBI.  Brooklyn is now 1 game back of NY.  White Sox beat 2nd place Washington 4-3.  Yankees now 4 out, 1/2 behind Washington.  A's blow 4-0 lead to Tribe but then come back with 9 runs in the final 3 innings (5 in the top of the 9th) to beat Cleveland 14-10 and reduce their magic number to 10.  Al Simmons (.441) 3-4, 4 RBI, HR; Mickey Cochrane (.426) 2-5.  

September 14 - Yanks beat Detroit, 12-7 as Ruth (.367,40,142) blasts 2 solo shots and Red Ruffing (22-11, 4.92) pitches a complete game.   Gehrig foes 0-4 and drops to .403.  Eppa Rixey (7-5, 4.72) pitches a 4-hit complete game win over Brooklyn as the last place Reds beat them 5-2.  Bill Terry singles in bottom of 3rd against Pirates to extend his hitting streak to 48 straight games as NY blows 3-0 lead but comes back to beat Bucs 8-7 in 11.  NY also comes back in nightcap, beating Pirates,12-11, on a 2-run homer by Travis Jackson (.350,9,103) in the bottom of the 9th off reliever Larry French (11-18, 5.58).  Terry (.471) goes 1-5 to extend his hitting streak to 49 straight games.  Giants are now 2 1/2 ahead of Brooklyn as the magic number drops to 10.  Indians beat A's 6-5.  Yanks and Washington are 3 1/2 out.  Washington beats Chisox 3-2 and are now 3 behind A's.  NY is 3 1/2 out. 

September 15 - Yanks come from behind to beat Detroit, 8-6, on Jimmy Reese's (.380,4, 45) 2-run homer in the bottom of the 9th.  Red Ruffing (23-11, 4.88) wins in relief.  Yanks are still in 3rd, 5 out.  Giants blow 4-1 lead to Pirates as Pittsburgh scores 4 runs in top of 9th to win, 5-4.  Bill terry (.471) goes 2-4 to extend his hitting streak to 51 games.  Robins score 10 runs in top of 1st against Cincy.  Brooklyn goes on to win, 17-19-0/1-9-0.  Every Robin starter, including pitcher Ray Moss (7-5, 5.50), had at least 1 hit.  Babe Herman (.418) 3-5; George Wright (.339) 3-5.   Robins are now 1 1/12 behind Giants.  Cubs sweep Phills as Hack Wilson (.386, 56, 187) goes 3-5 in opener and 4-5 with 3 homers in nightcap. 

September 16 - Yanks lose 5-3 to Browns.   Brooklyn beats Cards 5-3 as Dazzy vance (1905, 2.56) pitches a complete game and Babe Herman (.420) goes 3-4.  Bill Terry's 50 game hitting streak ends as he goes 0-2 with 2 walks against the Cubs' Jesse Petty (3-2, 5.86) and reliever Pat Malone (20-9, 2, 4.38).  Robins are now only 1/2 game back.  Lefty Grove (32-8, 1.90) beats the Chisox 7-4 in the opener, reducing the A's' magic number to 9.  Claude Willoughby (12-9, 8.17) pitches a complete game 12-5 win over the Pirates.   He wins his 12th with an ERA over 8.  

September 17 - Gehrig's (.404, 35, 191) lead Yanks to 8-5 win over Browns.  Robins beat Cards 8-5 as Babe Herman (.421,35, 152) goes 2-4 with a homer.  Dolf Luque (16-4, 4.06) wins his 16th.  Giants score 7 in bottom of 4th to come back to beat Cubs 9-8.  Terry (.469) 2-4; Ott  (.383) 2-3; Travis Jackson (.350) 3-4, 2B, HR.  Giants' magic number drops to 9 as they remain 1/2 game ahead of Brooklyn.  A's and Chisox are scoreless through 12 until the A's score the game's only runs in the top of the 13th and win 2-8-3/0-4-3.   Eddie Rommel (7-7-, 3.02) goes the distance.  A's magic number drops to 7.  Indians sweep 2nd place Nationals as Yankees move into 2nd place 1/2 game ahead of Washington and 4 1/2 behind Philadelphia. 

September 18 - Robins lose 7-3 to Cards as Burleigh Grimes (18-11, 4.72) pitches a complete game.  Giants beat Cubs 8-3 and move 1 1/2 games ahead of Brooklyn.   Magic number drops to 7 despite Hack Wilson's (.387,58,192) 58th homer.  Freddie Fitzsimmons (23-9, 3.89) pitches a complete game win.  Bill Terry (.469) 1-2, 2 runs.  A's beat Chisox 8-7 as Chicago leaves the tying run on 3rd in the top of the 9th with the bases loaded.  Al Simmons (.434,30,199) and Jimmy Foxx (.362,27,161) hit back-to-back homers in the 7th to put the A's ahead for good.   Magic number drops to 4.  Cleveland's Wes Ferrell (25-11, 3.63) wins his 25th 8-5 in a complete game against the Nationals.  Washington is now 6 out, still in 3rd. 

September 19 - Yanks come back from 4-0 deficit with 2 in the 4th and 7 in the 5th, but then they lose the lead as Chisox score 6 in bottom of 9th before NY scores the winning 2 runs in the top of the 10th and hold on to win 14-17-1/12-18-0.  Red Ruffing (25-11, 4.81) wins in relief as Gehrig (.409) goes 5-6 with his 36th homer, 4 runs and 3 RBI.  Yanks remain 4 out.  Giants hang on to beat Reds 8-7 as Cincy leaves the bases loaded in the top of the 9th.  NY's magic number drops to 6.  Bill Terry (.470) goes 3-5 with a 2B and his 23rd homer (190 RBI).  Bill Walker (20-10, 5.36) wins his 20th.    Hack Wilson hits a grand slam in the top of the 3rd against Boston.  It gives him 59 homers and 196 RBI.  Boston goes on to win, 14-11. 

September 20 - Yanks beat Chisox 9-8 as Gehrig (.412,37,197) hits 2 homers and goes 4-5.  A's come back to beat Browns 7-4 as they score 3 in the top of the 13th.   Their magic number drops to 3.  Robins beat Bucs 8-2 as Babe Herman (.422) goes 3-4 with a triple.  Giants take opener, beating Reds, 18-25-2/1-8-2 as Bill Terry (.474,24,193) goes 5-6 with 3 RBI and a homer. Giants take nightcap 6-1, reducing their magic number to 4 as Brooklyn remains 2 1/2 out.  Terry goes 2-4 and remains at .474.  

September 21 - Robins hang on to beat Bucs, 6-5, as Babe Herman (.426) goes 4-4, RBI, 2B.  Watty Clark (19-9, 3.47) pitches the complete game.  Giants come from behind tobeat Reds in opener, 2-1.  Giants win nightcap 7-3 as their magic number drops to 2.  Terry goes 3-8 in doublehwader and is batting .473.  A's come back to beat Browns in opener in 14 innings, 7-6, on Al Simmons' (.429,31,200) 31st solo homer in the top of the 14th.  A's win nightcap 8-5 behind Bill Shores (15-1, 2.78).  Al Simmons goes 4-5 (6-12 with a homer in the doubleheader) and is now hitting .432.  A's clinch a tie in the AL. 

September 22 - Cleveland beats the A's 3-2 to prevent the Philly AL clinch.   Wes Ferrell (26-11, 3.51) wins his 26th in a complete game 5-hitter.   (THIS GAME SHOULD HAVE BEEN SCHEDULED ON JUNE 22, BUT IT APPEARS AS SEPTEMBER 22 IN THE MILLER ASSOCIATES 1930 SCHEDULE.)  

September 23 - Giants clinch NL pennant as they beat 2nd place Robins, 7-2 as Freddie Fitzsimmons (24-9, 3.79) pitched a complete game 5-hitter to beat Dazzy Vance (19-6, 2.68) who fails to win his 20th.  Bill Terry remains at .472 as he goes 2-5.  He now has 320 hits.  For the Robins, Babe Herman (.426) goes 2-4. 

September 26 - Hack Wilson (.388,60,200) hits his 60th homer as he goes 3-4 as Cubs beat reds 8-5.  

September 27 - A's beat Yanks, 12-9, despite Gehrig (.408,38,202) grand slam.  George Earnshaw (25-5, 4.46) wins his 25th.  Red Sox come from behind to beat Nationals 6-5 to keep Washington in 3rd, a game behind Yanks.  Giants beat Phils 12-21-1/3-11-3 as Bill Terry (.474,24,196) goes 4-6 with a 2B, 3 RBI and a 3B.  Carl Hubbell (14-12, 4.18) goes the distance.  

September 28 - In the final game of the season Babe Ruth starts for the Yanks and pitches a complete game win against Boston, winning 9-15-5/7-12-1.  Ruth gives up 7 runs but only 2 are earned.  He whiffs 4 and walks 3, 1 intentionally.  Lou Gehrig plays LF for the first time this season.  Washington beats A's in finale but still finishes a game behind 2nd place Yanks.  Giants score 2 in bottom of 9th to come from behind to beat Phillies, 4-3.  Bill Terry goes 0-3 with a walk and winds up at .472.  For the Phills, Left O'Doul goes 1-3 but winds up at .396.  Dizzy Dean makes his MLB debut and pitches a complete game 8-9-2/1-3-2 win over Pittsburgh.  Dean (1-0, 1.00) whiffs 6 and walks 3. 

WORLD SERIES


October 1 - Lefty Grove and the A's beat the Giants in the opener, 10-16-0/3-9-0 despite 2 homers by Travis Jackson and Bill Terry's 2-4.  

October 2 - A's come from behind to beat NY 7-6 in 11 on Al Simmons' double.  Simmons and Jimmy Foxx, and Terry Leach for NY, have 3 hits each.  Bill Terry goes 1-5 and is batting .333. 

October 3 - Giants win 6-8-0/1-8-1 behind a complete game win by Clarence Mitchell.  Freddie Lindstrom (.167) hits a 3-run homer. 

October 4 - Lefty Grove pitches his 2nd complete game win, , 3-6-0/2-5-1, again besting Freddie Fitzsimmons.  Terry goes 0-2 and drops to .308. 

October 6 - Giants win 6-12-1/4-9-0 behind Carl Hubbell (1-0, 4.00).  Freddie Lindstrom (.263) goes 3-4 with a homer and Freddie Leach (.304) also goes 3-4.   Terry (.313) is 1-3, 2B. 

October 7 - Clarence Mitchell pitches his 2nd complete game win, beating the A's 7-10-1/1-5-0 as Bill Terry homers (.316) and goes 1-3.  Freddie Lindstrom (.304) goes 2-4 witha  homer, and Mel Ott (.273) goes 1-4 with a homer.  

October 8 - The A's win their first BBW World Series as Lefty Grove (3-0, 3.23) returns to pitch his 3rd complete game win, besting the Giants 10-13-3/6-8-3.  Bill Terry (.304) goes 1-4 with another homer as every A's batter, except Grove, has at least 1 hit.  Jimmie Foxx (.440) 3-3 with a homer, Al Simmonds (.542) 2-4, 2B, HR.  Freddie Fitzsimmons (0-3, 6.48) drops his 3rd.