1947 Replay
Sunday, September 28, 1947

FINAL Stats

AL League Leaders | NL League Leaders
Team Hitting | Team Pitching

Current Standings

American League

W

L

Pct

GB

Boston Red Sox

94

60

.610

-

New York Yankees

90

64

.584

4.0

Philadelphia Athletics

89

65

.578

5.0

Detroit Tigers

86

68

.558

8.0

Cleveland Indians

85

69

.552

9.0

St. Louis Browns

64

90

.416

30.0

Chicago White Sox

62

92

.403

32.0

Washington Nationals

46

108

.299

48.0

National League

W

L

Pct

GB

Brooklyn Dodgers

97

57

.630

-

New York Giants

95

59

.617

2.0

Boston Braves

89

65

.578

8.0

St. Louis Cardinals

79

75

.513

18.0

Pittsburgh Pirates

73

81

.474

24.0

Cincinnati Redlegs

63

91

.409

34.0

Philadelphia Phillies

63

91

.409

34.0

Chicago Cubs

57

97

.370

40.0

Created with Recaps version 1.0 by Ron Bernier

 

 

                                                                    

                               

SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

 

3+ Homers

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Spore Johnson Chicago

3 homers

Chicago vs Pittsburgh

April 24

 

Rudy York Chicago

4 homers

Chicago vs Cleveland

June 26

 

Hank Greenberg Pittsburgh

3 homers

Pittsburgh vs New York                    

July 13

 

Clyde Kluttz Pittsburgh

3 homers

Brooklyn vs Pittsburgh

July 26

 

Ken Keltner Cleveland

3 homers

New York vs Cleveland

August 22

 

 

The Cycle

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Grady Hatton Cincinnati

Cincinnati vs Chicago

April 22

 

 

5+ Hits

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Mike W. McCormick Boston

5 hits

Boston vs Philadelphia

April 26

 

Walker Cooper New York

5 hits

Cincinnati vs New York

May 8

 

Cass Michaels Chicago

5 hits

Boston vs Chicago

May 8

 

Johnny Pesky Boston

5 hits

St. Louis vs Boston

May 17

 

Ferris Fain Philadelphia

5 hits

Washington vs Philadelphia

May 23

 

Joe DiMaggio New York

5 hits

New York vs Washington

May 28

 

Jim Russell Pittsburgh

5 hits

Pittsburgh vs Boston

June 1

 

Elmer Valo Philadelphia

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Cleveland

June 8

 

Willard Marshall New York

5 hits

New York vs Cincinnati

June 15

 

Bobby Doerr Boston

6 hits

Boston vs Washington

June 27

 

Tommy Holmes Boston

5 hits

Pittsburgh vs Boston

July 20

 

Eddie Stanky Brooklyn

5 hits

Cincinnati vs Brooklyn

July 21

 

Eddie Miller Cincinnati

5 hits

Boston vs Cincinnati

August 1

 

Emil Verban Philadelphia

5 hits

Philadelphia vs St. Louis

August 2

 

Frank McCormick Boston

5 hits

Boston vs New York

August 8

 

Buddy Kerr New York

5 hits

Boston vs New York

August 8

 

Sam Mele Boston

5 hits

Boston vs St. Louis

August 19

 

Dom DiMaggio Boston

5 hits

Boston vs St. Louis

August 19

 

Johnny Mize New York

5 hits

Cincinnati vs New York

August 20

 

George Binks Philadelphia

6 hits

Philadelphia vs St. Louis

August 23

 

Jackie Robinson Brooklyn

5 hits

New York vs Brooklyn

August 30

 

Joe Gordon Cleveland

5 hits

Chicago vs Cleveland

September 4

 

Taffy Wright Chicago

5 hits

Cleveland vs Chicago

September 7

 

Ralph Kiner Pittsburgh

5 hits

Boston vs Pittsburgh

September 11

 

Dale Mitchell Cleveland

5 hits

Cleveland vs Philadelphia

September 14

 

Bobby Thomson New York

5 hits

Philadelphia vs New York

September 21

 

 

4+ XB Hits

-----------------------

Rudy York Chicago

4 XB Hits

Chicago vs Cleveland

June 26

 

Ted Williams Boston

4 XB Hits

Boston vs Detroit

July 11

 

 

8+ RBI

-----------------------

Bill Nicholson Chicago

9 RBI

Chicago vs Cincinnati

May 11

 

Ken Keltner Cleveland

9 RBI

New York vs Cleveland

August 22

 

Joe Gordon Cleveland

8 RBI

Chicago vs Cleveland

September 4

 

 

No-Hit Games

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Spec Shea New York

Cleveland vs New York

June 25

 

Johnny Vander Meer Cincinnati

Cincinnati vs Brooklyn

August 23

 

 

1-Hit Games

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Hal Newhouser Detroit

Detroit vs St. Louis

April 15

 

Bob Chipman Chicago

Chicago vs St. Louis

April 19

 

Johnny Rigney Chicago

Washington vs Chicago

April 30

 

Jackie Kramer St. Louis

Washington vs St. Louis

May 1

 

Allie Reynolds New York

New York vs St. Louis

June 6

 

Spec Shea New York

New York vs St. Louis

June 7

 

Johnny Sain Boston

New York vs Boston

August 16

 

Babe Marchildon Philadelphia

Philadelphia vs Washington

August 17

 

Earl Johnson Boston

Boston vs Detroit

August 27

 

Jim Hearn St. Louis

Cincinnati vs St. Louis

September 7

 

Stubby Overmire Detroit

Detroit vs Washington

September 15

 

 

Combined 1-Hitters

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh vs New York

August 23

 

Boston

Detroit vs Boston

September 9

 

Longest Winning Streak

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Branca (Bums), 16 games, starting June 14.

 

Longest Losing Streak

-----------------------

Cubs’ Hank Borowy, 14 games, starting June 4.

 

Longest Winning Streak

-----------------------

Red Sox 16 games, starting July 14.

 

Longest Losing Streak

-----------------------

Nats, 12 games, starting September 6.

 

 

April 24 - Bosox take twin-bill from Yanks, winning nightcap 14-21-2/1-6-2. Every Boston starter except pitcher had at least 1 hit.

April 27 - Yanks (Spud Chandler) beat Nats, 16-20-3/2-6-0. DiMag 4-5. Phils score 11 in top of 1st against Braves in opener of doubleheader. They go on to win 12-13-1/2-5-1.

Standings after April 30:

 

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W L PCT GB STRK Last 10 Home Away

 

American League

 

Boston Red Sox 9 4 .692 - L 1 7- 3 3- 2 6- 2

 

Chicago White Sox 6 4 .600 1.5 W 1 6- 4 3- 1 3- 3

 

Philadelphia Athletics 6 5 .545 2.0 W 1 5- 5 3- 2 3- 3

 

Detroit Tigers 6 6 .500 2.5 W 1 4- 6 3- 5 3- 1

 

New York Yankees 6 6 .500 2.5 W 2 5- 5 2- 5 4- 1

 

St. Louis Browns 5 6 .455 3.0 L 1 5- 5 1- 5 4- 1

 

Cleveland Indians 4 6 .400 3.5 L 1 4- 6 3- 3 1- 3

 

Washington Nationals 2 7 .222 5.0 L 2 2- 7 0- 3 2- 4

 

 

National League

 

New York Giants 8 3 .727 - W 1 7- 3 4- 1 4- 2

 

Cincinnati Redlegs 10 5 .667 - W 5 7- 3 6- 0 4- 5

 

Chicago Cubs 8 5 .615 1.0 L 1 6- 4 5- 2 3- 3

 

Philadelphia Phillies 7 7 .500 2.5 W 2 5- 5 4- 3 3- 4

 

Boston Braves 6 6 .500 2.5 L 2 4- 6 2- 5 4- 1

 

St. Louis Cardinals 5 6 .455 3.0 L 1 5- 5 3- 1 2- 5

 

Brooklyn Dodgers 3 8 .273 5.0 W 1 3- 7 3- 6 0- 2

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 3 10 .231 6.0 L 7 2- 8 3- 2 0- 8

May 3 - Yanks beat Chisox 16-17-0/9-17-1 with 11 runs in top of 9th, after Chicago scored 6 in bottom of 8th.

May 10 - Yanks beat Boston, 19-20-1/6-7-3, scoring 9 in top of 1st. Rizzuto, McQuinn, DiMag and Keller each had 3 hits. Henrich 4 RBI. No homers for Yanks.

May 11 - Cubs beat Redlegs in 1st game of doubleheader, 23-24-1/4-8-3. Every Cub starter had at least 1 hit. Pafko 4-6, 5 RBI.

May 17 - Browns beat Boston in 16 innings, 4-8-2/3-14-1. Browns use 22 players, Boston uses 20.

May 20 - Braves (Sain) beat Pirates, 20-19-2/1-3-0. Masi 4 RBI.

May 23 - A’s Marchildon pitches 11 inning 3 hitter to beat Nats, 2-15-0/1-2-0. Marchildon now 8-0/1.23.

May 27 - Yanks beat Nats in 15 innings, scoring all 5 runs in top of 15th (including Jeff Heath grand slam) to win 5-12-3/2-7-1. Browns score 11 in top of 9th to beat Chicago, 11-8-2/5-9-1.

May 28 - Yanks’ Tommy Byrne pitches shutout in his only ’47 start, versus Washington. Wins 17-17-1/0-9-2. DiMag 5-5, 7 RBI. Now batting league-leading .390. Del Rice, Marty Marion and Terry Moore homer consecutively in bottom of 8th against Redlegs as Cards prevail 10-15-0/6-11-2.

Standings after May 31:

 

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W L PCT GB STRK Last 10 Home Away 1 Run X-Inn

 

American League

 

Philadelphia Athletics 23 15 .605 - L 3 6- 4 12- 9 11- 6 12- 4 3- 2

 

Detroit Tigers 23 16 .590 .5 L 2 5- 5 11-11 12- 5 3- 8 3- 0

 

Boston Red Sox 22 17 .564 1.5 W 1 5- 5 9- 7 13-10 10- 4 0- 3

 

New York Yankees 20 18 .526 3.0 W 3 6- 4 7-12 13- 6 5- 7 1- 2

 

Chicago White Sox 20 21 .488 4.5 W 1 6- 4 9-11 11-10 5- 4 0- 0

 

Cleveland Indians 14 16 .467 5.0 L 2 3- 7 7- 4 7-12 3- 4 2- 0

 

St. Louis Browns 16 20 .444 6.0 W 1 4- 6 6-11 10- 9 6- 8 2- 0

 

Washington Nationals 10 25 .286 11.5 W 1 4- 6 6-16 4- 9 3- 8 0- 4

 

 

 

National League

 

New York Giants 25 10 .714 - W 2 6- 4 13- 5 12- 5 3- 1 0- 0

 

Boston Braves 21 16 .568 5.0 L 2 5- 5 9-11 12- 5 2- 6 2- 1

 

Brooklyn Dodgers 19 18 .514 7.0 W 2 5- 5 8- 9 11- 9 4- 4 2- 3

 

Philadelphia Phillies 19 20 .487 8.0 L 2 4- 6 9- 8 10-12 5- 3 2- 1

 

Cincinnati Redlegs 18 20 .474 8.5 L 1 5- 5 11- 9 7-11 8- 5 4- 3

 

Chicago Cubs 17 20 .459 9.0 W 2 5- 5 8- 9 9-11 5- 3 2- 3

 

St. Louis Cardinals 17 21 .447 9.5 W 1 6- 4 12-10 5-11 4- 5 4- 2

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 12 23 .343 13.0 L 2 5- 5 7-10 5-13 3- 7 0- 3

 

June 1 - Pirates sweep braves in doubleheader, taking nightcap 17-20-0/6-11-4. Jim Russell 5-6, 2 homers, 4 RBI, 4 runs.

June 5 - Bums come back from 6-0 deficit in 3rd to beat Pittsburgh 11-14-1/10-16-1, scoring 4 in bottom of 8th on key hits by Edwards and Furillo. Brooklyn has now won 7 of last 10.

June 7 - Spec Shea pitches no-hitter through 9 innings against Browns, winning in 10, 2-7-0/1-1-0, after St. Louis ties game in 7th. NY has now won 9 straight but are still 2.5 behind A’s.

June 17 - Spec Shea beats 17-23-2/2-3-1. Stirnweiss grand slam, 5 RBI.

June 21 - Yanks sweep twin-bill against Tigers while Chisox come back to beat A’s as NY ties Phila. In 1st (4 percentage points back).

June 22 -Yanks move into sole possession of 1st place by beating Tigers as A’s drop doubleheader to Chisox. Yanks are 1.5 up, at 36-23 and 8 of their last 10.

June 25 - Spec Shea no-hits Tribe, 1-0, giving up 3 walks, no other base-runners. Bums come back from 10-5 3rd inning deficit against Pirates to win 11-10.

June 26 - Chisox’s Rudy York hits 4 homers against Indians as Chicago wins 16-18-0/3-4-2. York comes up twice in 9th, walks first time, then homers in his final AB off Willis. Goes 4-5, 5 runs, 5 RBI. Gettel gives up 1st 3. Sox score 9 in 9th, sending 13 men up.

June 27 - Yanks take 2nd in a row from A’s, this one in 13 innings, 4-9-1/3-6-0 on DiMag’s 2nd homer of the game (top of 13th). DiMag drives in all 4 runs. NY now 2.5 up over A’s. Scheib goes the distance.

June 28 - Bums come back from 12-3 deficit in 8th to beat Braves 14-15-0/12-16-1, scoring 10 in top of 8th and 1 more in 9th. Spider Jorgensen 4 RBI. Behrmann wins it despite giving up 5 ER in 2 IP.

June 29 - Yanks take 2 from Washington as A’s drop 2 to Boston. Drews pitches 4 hitter in opener, DiMag hits 2 homers, 6 RBI in nightcap. Yanks move 3.5 up.

June 30 - Detroit beats Chisox in 15 innings, 5-11-0/4-12-1.

Yanks go 22-7 in June. Standings after 6/30:

 

 

 

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W L PCT GB STRK Last 10 Home Away 1 Run X-Inn

 

American League

 

New York Yankees 42 25 .627 - W 3 8- 2 16-15 26-10 9-10 3- 2

 

Philadelphia Athletics 38 28 .576 3.5 W 1 4- 6 18-18 20-10 18- 9 4- 6

 

Boston Red Sox 36 29 .554 5.0 L 1 4- 6 16-13 20-16 15- 9 3- 4

 

Detroit Tigers 33 30 .524 7.0 W 1 5- 5 15-19 18-11 7- 9 6- 1

 

Chicago White Sox 32 36 .471 10.5 L 4 6- 4 14-19 18-17 12-10 0- 4

 

Cleveland Indians 26 30 .464 10.5 W 3 7- 3 12-13 14-17 10-10 4- 1

 

St. Louis Browns 25 38 .397 15.0 W 1 4- 6 11-17 14-21 8-15 4- 2

 

Washington Nationals 23 39 .371 16.5 L 3 3- 7 12-27 11-12 8-15 1- 5

 

 

 

 

W L PCT GB STRK Last 10 Home Away 1 Run X-Inn

 

National League

 

New York Giants 41 20 .672 - W 3 7- 3 21-12 20- 8 7- 6 1- 0

 

Brooklyn Dodgers 40 26 .606 3.5 W 1 7- 3 16-13 24-13 16- 8 5- 4

 

Boston Braves 38 26 .594 4.5 L 1 6- 4 18-18 20- 8 6- 9 2- 3

 

St. Louis Cardinals 30 36 .455 13.5 W 5 6- 4 20-19 10-17 6-11 5- 5

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 28 36 .438 14.5 W 2 6- 4 12-16 16-20 7-12 1- 4

 

Philadelphia Phillies 29 38 .433 15.0 L 1 3- 7 14-16 15-22 8- 9 3- 3

Cincinnati Redlegs 29 39 .426 15.5 W 1 3- 7 16-16 13-23 12- 7 5- 3

Chicago Cubs 26 40 .394 17.5 L 3 3- 7 14-20 12-20 8- 8 3-3

 

July 6 - Yanks come back in opener of twin-bill from 7-0 deficit in 4th to beat A’s in 10, 9-17-3/8-14-1, highlighted by 6 runs in bottom of 4th. Spud Chandler makes his 1st relief appearance this season to pitch the final 2/3 and get the win. Yanks drop nightcap but remain 5.5 ahead of Red Sox, 6 ahead of A’s. Bums beat Braves, scoring 2 in bottom of 9th to win 4-9-0/3-5-1. Tieing and winning runs are scored off Spahn who comes in to face PH Hermanski. Lund then PHs for Hermanski and doubles home Reiser and Jackie. Bums again now only 2 back of NY.

Standings at All Star Break (after July 6):

 

 

 

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W L PCT GB STRK Last 10 Home Away 1 Run X-Inn

 

American League

 

New York Yankees 46 27 .630 - L 1 7- 3 20-17 26-10 11-11 4- 2

 

Boston Red Sox 41 31 .569 4.5 W 2 7- 3 21-15 20-16 16- 9 3- 4

 

Philadelphia Athletics 40 33 .548 6.0 W 1 3- 7 18-18 22-15 18-11 4- 7

 

Detroit Tigers 37 33 .529 7.5 L 1 6- 4 15-19 22-14 10-11 7- 2

 

Cleveland Indians 30 34 .469 11.5 L 1 6- 4 14-15 16-19 13-12 4- 2

 

Chicago White Sox 34 41 .453 13.0 W 1 2- 8 16-21 18-20 12-12 0- 4

 

St. Louis Browns 29 40 .420 15.0 W 1 6- 4 15-19 14-21 10-17 5- 2

 

Washington Nationals 25 43 .368 18.5 L 2 3- 7 12-27 13-16 9-16 1- 5

 

 

 

 

W L PCT GB STRK Last 10 Home Away 1 Run X-Inn

 

National League

 

New York Giants 44 24 .647 - W 1 6- 4 21-13 23-11 7- 8 1- 0

 

Brooklyn Dodgers 44 29 .603 2.5 W 3 5- 5 20-15 24-14 18- 8 5- 4

 

Boston Braves 41 30 .577 4.5 L 2 4- 6 18-18 23-12 7-11 2- 4

 

St. Louis Cardinals 34 39 .466 12.5 W 1 7- 3 20-19 14-20 7-14 5- 5

 

Philadelphia Phillies 33 41 .446 14.0 L 1 5- 5 18-19 15-22 9- 9 4- 3

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 32 40 .444 14.0 W 1 6- 4 15-19 17-21 8-12 1- 4

 

Cincinnati Redlegs 33 42 .440 14.5 L 1 5- 5 19-18 14-24 14- 7 5- 3

 

Chicago Cubs 28 44 .389 18.0 L 1 3- 7 15-22 13-22 9-10 3- 3

July 11 - Yanks drop 12 inning game to Browns, 1-5-1/0-6-1. Reynolds and Kinder go the distance. Bums come back to beat Cubs in 10 11-12-1/7-9-1 on grand slam in bottom of 10th by Arky Vaughan after reliever Branca gives up 2 runs in top of inning. Cleveland beats A’s 17-15-2/5-11-2. Chisox beat Nats in 18 innings, 2-15-1/1-16-1.

July 13 - Giants drop doubleheader to Pittsburgh while Bums beat Reds. Brooklyn now tied w/NY/0 GB (though still 5 percentage points back).

July 19 - Yanks blow 8 game lead, dropping ½ game behind Red Sox, 51-34 vs. 51-35. NY is 3-7 in last 10, while Boston is 9-1. Ted Williams has increased his BA from the .260-level to .357/18/58. Joe DiMaggio is at .363/13/69.

July 20 - Braves come back from 10-5 deficit, scoring 5 in bottom of 9th to tie Pirates at 13 before losing 14-22-0/13-22-1 on Culley Rikard PH homer in top of 10th.

July 21- Bums take doubleheader from Redlegs, winning nightcap by coming back from 12-9 deficit by scoring 3 in bottom of 7th and 5 in bottom of 8th to win 17-21-1/12-14-2. Stanky 5-5, 3 runs. Bums take sole possession of 1st, moving 1 game in front of NY.

July 22- Bums move 2 games ahead of 2nd place Giants, as Giants lose to Cards 18-18-0/4-8-4. Pitcher Brecheen 4-5, 3 runs, 3 RBI.

July 26 - Branca wins 20th (20-4, 3.56ERA) over Pirates despite 3 homers by Clyde Kluttz. Branca is 1st ’47 20 game winner.

July 27 - Red Sox win their 16th in a row, taking a doubleheader from the Browns while the Yanks split w/Chicago. Boston moves 4 ½ up.

July 29 - Feller (and Specs Kleiman) breaks Red Sox 16 game winning streak as Tribe wins 6-9-1/3-4-1. Big hits are PH single by Hal Peck and 3 run homer by Hank Edwards. Yanks are 3 ½ back.

Standing after July 31:

 

 

 

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W L PCT GB STRK Last 10 Home Away 1 Run X-Inn_

 

American League

 

Boston Red Sox 62 35 .639 - W 2 9- 1 30-16 32-19 19-10 3- 4

 

New York Yankees 58 39 .598 4.0 W 2 6- 4 26-20 32-19 13-18 4- 3

 

Detroit Tigers 51 43 .543 9.5 L 3 6- 4 24-25 27-18 13-14 8- 3

 

Philadelphia Athletics 52 46 .531 10.5 W 3 6- 4 24-23 28-23 22-16 7- 9

 

Cleveland Indians 47 42 .528 11.0 L 2 6- 4 26-19 21-23 20-13 5- 2

 

Chicago White Sox 43 56 .434 20.0 L 3 3- 7 22-28 21-28 18-16 2- 5

 

St. Louis Browns 36 58 .383 24.5 W 1 3- 7 19-30 17-28 13-19 6- 3

 

Washington Nationals 31 61 .337 28.5 L 1 2- 8 14-34 17-27 10-22 1- 7

 

 

 

 

National League

Brooklyn Dodgers 65 35 .650 - W 2 8- 2 32-19 33-16 21-10 8- 4

 

New York Giants 58 33 .637 2.5 W 6 7- 3 28-19 30-14 7- 9 1- 0

 

Boston Braves 55 40 .579 7.5 W 2 7- 3 24-25 31-15 13-15 2- 7

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 45 52 .464 18.5 L 2 4- 6 20-25 25-27 11-14 3- 4

 

St. Louis Cardinals 45 52 .464 18.5 L 2 5- 5 25-24 20-28 10-17 5- 5

 

Philadelphia Phillies 43 54 .443 20.5 W 2 5- 5 23-26 20-28 12-11 4- 3

 

Chicago Cubs 37 59 .385 26.0 L 2 2- 8 17-31 20-28 11-13 3- 5

 

Cincinnati Redlegs 38 61 .384 26.5 L 4 2- 8 21-27 17-34 15-11 6- 4

 

Yanks go 16-14 in July. Red Sox go 26-6 in July. Bums go 25-9.

August 2 - Yanks come back in bottom of 9th on Keller PH homer to beat Tribe (Feller) 3-6-0/2-6-0. In the nightcap Vic Raschi wins his 4th straight (4-0, 2.68) 9-12-0/3-7-0. Raschi is batting .533 (8-15). Red Sox lose their 2nd in a row to Tigers, 7-8-0/6-12-0 and drop to 2 ahead of Yanks (who’ve now won 5 straight).

August 3 - Tigers come back with 2 in top of 8th and 4 in top of 9th to beat Boston 8-11-1/6-10-0. Yanks lose to Cleveland and remain 1 ½ behind. Williams now batting .366. Branca wins his 22nd (22-4, 3.30) over Cubs, 7-10-0/0-5-1. Pirates take 2 from Giants as Bums beat Cubs to increase their lead over NY to 4 games. NY has now lost 3 straight as Brooklyn has won 5 in a row.

August 4 - Bums come back from 6-1 deficit in 4th to beat Braves 9-15-0/8-14-0, scoring 5 in the top of the 6th and the winning run in the top of the 9th on PH homer by Furillo. Pee Wee 3-5 with 5 RBI and a homer. Dodgers’ 6th win in a row; now 5 up over NY. Redlegs’ Walters wins his 1st of the season (1-7, 5.88), beating Pirates 19-19-3/4-10-1. Augie Galan And Eddie Lukon both 3-5 with 5 RBI and a homer. Galan now at .381.

August 6 -Pirates beat Cubs 18-17-0/7-11-3. Greenberg and Kiner grand slams.

August 9 - Yanks break 5 game losing streak, beating 1st place Boston, 21-19-3/5-8-2. Frank Colman, late inning replacement for Berra, hits grand slam. Henrich and DiMag also have 4 RBI. Yanks still 5 ½ back.

August 11- Cards score 10 in top of 1st of Cubs. They go on to win, 17-13-0/1-6-2.

August 15 - A’s beat Nats in 20 innings, 4-12-0/2-14-3. A’s Russ Christopher pitches the final 13 innings; gives up 7 hits and 0 runs.

August 16 - Red Sox beat Yanks for 2nd in a row and move 6 ½ up. Yanks 3-7 in last 10 games. Bums now 8 up over Giants.

August 17 - Yanks’ Bobo Newsom pitches 2 hit shutout against Bosox, 6-11-0/0-2-0. Berra hits 2 homers, drives in 5. Giants’ Clint Hartung beats Spahn, 3-11-0/4-8-2 on Lohrke homer in top of 9th. Pirates beat Cards, 10-13-0/6-13-1 on 2 homers (5 RBI) by Kiner (39 and 40), his 2nd being a GS. Greenberg hits for the cycle. A’s Babe Marchildon pitches no-hitter against Nats till 2 outs in bottom of 9th when he gives up infield single to Mickey Vernon. A’s win 4-9-0/0-1-2.

August 19 - Boston beats Browns, 17/23-2/2-8-0. Dom DiMag 5-6, 5 singles, 4 runs. Mele also 5-6. Red Sox remain 5 in front of Yanks.

August 20 - Bums come back with 2 in bottom of 9th to beat Cards, 6/11-2/5-6-0. Giants take twin-bill from Redlegs, winning nightcap 20-22-2/4-10-0. Lohrke and Mize each had 2 homers (Mize 5-6, 4 runs, 6 RBI). Lohrke 3-3, 3 runs, 3 RBI. Kerr 4 runs.

August 21 - A’s beat Browns, 17-21-1/0-5-2.George Binks 4-5 (5 RBI) and Sam Chapman 4-5. Suder 4-6. Tigers’ Newhouser wins 18th, beating Nats, 17-17-0/2-12-2.Dick Wakefiled 4-6, 6 RBI.

August 23 - Johnny VanderMeer no-hits Bums, 2-6-1/0-0-0. Gives up 3 walks. A’s beat Browns, 23-31-0/12-20-/2. George Binks 6-8, Fain 4-4, 5 RBI, Joost 3-6, 5 RBI.

August 24 - Yanks take 2 from Chisox including nightcap 6 hit shutout from Spec Shea who has not started since July 23. Indians take 2 from Boston. Yanks now 1 ½ back. Ralph Branca wins 25th (25-5) 4-1 over Pittsburgh. Greenberg hits his 31st. Cards beat Braves, 17-21-2/4-11-2. Musial 4-6, back to (exactly) .300.

August 26 - Giants’ Koslo becomes 2nd 20 game winner (after Branca who’s now 25-5), beating Pittsburgh 11-13-0/6-9-1, departing in 6th. Koslo now 20-4/3.00 ERA.

August 28 - Tigers’ Newhouser becomes AL’s 1st 20 game winner (20-4, 2.15) beating 1st place Bosox, 7-10-1/3-7-1. Yanks remain 2 ½ back. Braves’ Sain beats Redlegs in 1st game of doubleheader, 16-20-0/3-6-2. Tommy Holmes 3-6, 6 RBI, homer.

August 29 - Giants’ Koslo (21-4, 2.92) beats Bums’ Branca (25-6, 3.06), 3-3-1/1-5-0. Giants 5 ½ back.

August 30 - Yanks beat Nats in 10, 4-8-3/3-9-0 as Boston loses in 10 to A’s, 2-8-0/1-5-1. Yanks now 1 ½ back. Bums come back from 5-0 deficit after top of 1st to beat Giants in 10 innings, 9-14-0/8-14-0. Giants fall back to 5 ½ out; Bums’ magic number is now 22.

Standings after August 31st:

 

 

 

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W L PCT GB Mg # STRK Last 10 Home Away 1 Run X-Inn

 

American League

 

Boston Red Sox 77 49 .611 - 26 W 1 5- 5 35-23 42-26 24-13 3- 5

 

New York Yankees 76 52 .594 2.0 - W 1 7- 3 35-26 41-26 17-23 5- 3

 

Detroit Tigers 74 55 .574 4.5 - L 1 7- 3 37-32 37-23 17-18 8- 3

 

Philadelphia Athletics 73 55 .570 5.0 - L 1 5- 5 32-24 41-31 27-16 9-10

 

Cleveland Indians 66 58 .532 10.0 - W 2 5- 5 38-30 28-28 24-18 6- 4

 

Chicago White Sox 53 74 .417 24.5 - L 2 4- 6 28-39 25-35 21-21 3- 6

 

St. Louis Browns 49 79 .383 29.0 - W 1 4- 6 26-45 23-34 16-21 9- 3

 

Washington Nationals 40 86 .317 37.0 - L 1 3- 7 16-42 24-44 14-30 1-1

 

 

 

 

W L PCT GB Mg # STRK Last 10 Home Away 1 Run X-Inn

 

National League

 

Brooklyn Dodgers 84 47 .641 - 22 L 1 4- 6 43-28 41-19 29-12 11- 4

 

New York Giants 77 49 .611 4.5 - W 1 5- 5 39-27 38-22 12-12 4- 2

 

Boston Braves 78 53 .595 6.0 - W 3 7- 3 37-32 41-21 17-20 2- 9

 

St. Louis Cardinals 65 62 .512 17.0 - W 5 8- 2 34-24 31-38 15-19 5- 5

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 58 70 .453 24.5 - W 2 5- 5 26-30 32-40 12-19 3- 5

 

Philadelphia Phillies 56 74 .431 27.5 - L 3 5- 5 36-37 20-37 14-16 4- 4

 

Cincinnati Redlegs 55 77 .417 29.5 - L 7 3- 7 28-35 27-42 20-16 7- 4

 

Chicago Cubs 44 85 .341 39.0 - L 3 2- 8 18-43 26-42 13-18 4- 7

 

September 1 - Yanks and Boston split. Boston wins opener, 4-7-0/0-4-0 behind Galehouse while NY comes back in nightcap to win 11-17-1/4-13-2, after trailing 4-2 into the 8th. Yanks score 7 in top of 8th and 2 more in 9th. Lollar 3-5, 3 RBI, 2 triples in his 1st start. Lindell 3-6, 3 RBI, double, homer. Reynolds wins in relief. NY remains 2 back. Red Sox Magic Number is 24.

September 3 - Red Sox and Yanks split doubleheader, dropping opener 9-2 (Newsom loses) and winning nightcap, 16-23-1/7-12-2. In 2nd game, McQuinn 3-5, 5 RBI, double, homer, Joe D. 4-5, 2 runs, 1 RBI, Henrich 4-6, 3 runs, 1 RBI, 2 doubles. Yanks remain 2 back. Boston Magic Number drops to 22. Tribe beats Chison in opener of doubleheader, winning 16-18-1/7-13-1. Hal Peck 4-6, 3 runs, 6 RBI. Every Cleve starter had at least 1 hit. Every Chicago starter did too, except for the pitcher. In nightcap, Bob Kuzava debuts with a 4 hit, 5-0 shutout.

September 4 - Raschi 7 hits Nats, 1-7-0/0-7-2. Raschi scorfes game’s only run in 8th on foul fly to Vernon. Tribe’s Lemon beats Chisox’ Lopat, 19-19-1/1-5-1. Joe Gordon 5-6, 8 RBI, 2 runs, double, 2 HR, 12 TB. Kiner hits 46th as Pittsburgh (game 134) beats Redlegs, 7-5.

September 5 - Spahn wins 20th (20-7, 2.27) in 4-0 6 hitter over Phils. Braves and Giants both 5 behind Bums. Braves 3 points back of NY.

September 6 - DiMag homers in 7th to put Yanks ahead of Nats. They win 7-5 as the A’s Fowler beats Boston, 6-1. NY now ½ game back. Giants (Poat, 1st ML win) come back to beat Bums (Branca 26-7) , 6-10-0/5-6-0 on back-to-back homers by Cooper (38) and Mize (44). Giants 4 back, 3 points ahead of Boston (4 ½ back) which beats Phills as Sain wins his 19th.

September 7 - Yanks (Reynolds) beat Nats 5-2 as Boston splits w/A’s, dropping opener 502 but coming back to win nightcap, 7-4. NY moves into 1st place, ½ game up. Giants’ Koslo wins 22nd (22-4), beating Brooklyn 8-11-0/5-9-2 as NY moves to 3 back. Cards’ Jim Hearn pitches 1 hitter against Cards in nightcap of doubleheader, winning 5-7-1/2-1-3. Only hit (Hatton double, scores 2 runs) comes with 2 out in top of 9th.

September 9 - Giants’ Hartung shuts-out Pirates, 3-0 on 6 hitter as Bums lose 4-2 to Cubs’ Schmidt. Giants have won 4 staright as Brooklyn has lost 4 in a row and NY is now only 2 back. Spahn wins his 21st over Redlegs. Boston now 3 behind Brooklyn.

September 10 - Yanks lose in 13 to Tribe, 8-13-1/6-11-0 as Page blows lead and then Bobo Newsome blows game. Red Sox take 2 from Detroit and move 2 up over NY. Cubs’ Chipman shuts-out Bums 1-0 while Jints’ Jansen shuts-out Pirates 5-0. Giants now only 1 game back. Braves come back w/3 run homer by Bob Elliott in top of 8th to beat Redlegs (Blackwell), 4-3. Spahn saves it as Boston moves to 2 behind Dodgers.

September 11 - Yanks come back to beat Tigers (Newhouser) 3-2 in opener of twin-bill, on stolen base in bottom of 8th by DiMag, followed by Rizzuto and Houk singles. NY drops nightcap. Boston is then swept by Cleveland. NY now 1 game back, A’s 1 ½ back (after being shutout by Chisox’s Joe Haynes). Branca wins 27th (27-7. 3.26) over St. Louis, 8-5. Bruce Edwards 4-5, 5 RBI. Jackie 3 hits (.275). Giants’ Ray Poat shuts-out Redlegs; NY remains 1 game back.

September 12 - Reynolds wins 19th, beating Tigers as Cleveland comes back to beat Red Sox on Joe Gordon 2 run homer in top of 9th, 6-5. NY now only 1 percentage point back. A’s’ McCahan shuts out Chisox, moving Philadelphia up to only ½ back of Boston. Bums come back to beat Cards, 10-15-2/7-7-1 on 2 run homer by Reiser in top of 7th followed by PH run-scoring single by Furillo. Casey pitches final 2 for the save.

September 13 - Yanks win 2-1 over Tigers on McQuinn single in bottom of 10th. Boston beats Cleveland, remaining 1 percentage point ahead of Yanks. Chisox’s Gillespie shuts-out A’s who are now 1 ½ back. Bums beat Cards 4-2 in 12 on singkes by Walker and Reese. Giants win opener but then drop nightcap in bottom of 9th. Giants now 2 back. Braves split with Pirates, losing night-cap, 18-21-2/11-17-1. Every Pirate starter, including Roe, had at least 1 hit. Braves drop to 3 ½ back.

September 14 - Dodgers split w/Redlegs as Giants beat Cards (on Jansen 4 hitter). Giants now 1 ½ back. A’s Babe Marchildon wins his 20th (20-6, 2.45), beating Cleveland in opener of doubleheader, 5-3. Tribe’s Kuzava shuts-out A’s (2-0, 0.00) in nightcap, 20-19-0/0-5-3. Dale Mitchell 5-6, 5 runs, Hank Edwards 3-6, 6 RBI, 3 runs, Boudreau 4-5.

September 15 - Yanks split with Browns as Red Sox take 2 from Chicago and move 1 game up. Sox Magic Number drops to 10. Cards’ Brazle beats Giants’ Koslo, dropping Giants to 2 games back. Bums’ Magic Number drops to 11. Sain wins 20th (20-9, 2.50), beating Cubs, 4-2. Braves 4 back. Tigers’ Overmire 1 hits Nats, 8-9-0/0-1-0. Gives up 1 walk. Phills’ Tommy Hughes goes 13 innings to shut-out Pirates 2-5-0/0-5-0. Kirby Higbe pitches first 12 for Pittsburgh, relinquishing only 2 hits.

September 16 - Branca wins 29th (29-7, 3.21) over Redlegs, 5-2. Bums’ Magic Number drops to 10. Giants’ Poat beats Cards’ Brecheen, 6-2, on 2 homers by Bobby Thomson and 3 run HR by Rigney (in top of 8th). Giants remain 2 back. Feller wins 20th (20-11, 3.47) in comeback 5-3 win over A’s. Tigers’ Newhouser wins 23rd, going 11 (Hutch pitches final inning for save), beating Nats, 2-17-2/1-8-0.

September 17 - Yanks (Reynolds, trying for his 20th) lose 11-1 to Chicago as Red Sox sweep Browns, moving 3 up over NY. Magic Number drops to 6. Pirates’ Ostermuller shuts-out Bums 7-0. Giants split w/Cubs and remain 1 ½ back. Brooklyn’s Magin Number is now 9.

September 18 - Yanks’ Shea beats Chisox 3-1 on 4 hitter on 3 run homer by Berra in bottom of 7th. Browns beat Bosox and NY is now 2 back. Kiner hits his 49th to lead off bottom of 9th (1st batter facing Casey) to beat Bums 9-8. Giants lose 3-2 to Cubs and remain 1 ½ back as Bums’ Magic Number drops to 8. Nats have now lost 12 straight.

September 20 - Yanks (Page) blow lead to A’s in bottom of 9th, losing 6-5 as A’s score 4. Red Sox Magic Number is now 5. Bums (Lombardi) beat Braves (Sain, going for 21st) 8-2 as Hodges hits 1st ML homer. Reese 5 RBI, homer (in only 2 AB). Bums’ Magic Number drops to 7. Giants beat Phillies, remain 1 ½ back. Boston and Nats split, with Nats’ Hal Toenes making his only start, beating Boston in nightcap, 4-1. Boston remains 2 1.2 up and Magic Number drops to 4.

September 21 - Bums beat Braves in 12 after Spahn is ejected in top of 10th. Bums’ Magic Number drops to 6. Mize hits 48th and 49th to lead Giants over Phills in opener of doubleheader, 3-2 (Poat). Giants take nightcap, pulling to 1 game behind Bums, as Mize hits 50th and Cooper hits 42nd. Jansen wins 18th.

September 23 - Reynolds fails for 2nd straight time to win his 20th as Yanks drop opener to Nats (Masterson), 4-2. Boston Magic Number drops to 2. Yanks come back to take nightcap 3-2 in 11. Reynolds finally takes his 20th (in relief). Boston’s Lefty Johnson shuts-out A’s Marchildon, 2-0. Boston clinches tie. Bums come back to beat Giants 3-2 on Reiser double in top of 7th. Giants drop 2 back as Magic Number drops to 4.

September 24 - Bums come back to beat NY, 7-4 with 4 in bottom of 8th, capped by double by Big Ed Stevens with 2 on. Magic Number now 2.

September 25 - Branca wins his 30th (30-7,3.06, 300 IP), beating Phils, 2-8-0/0-3-0. Bums clinch tie. Jansen wins his 19th, beating Boston, as NY keeps pace, 1 back. Mize hits 51st, Cooper hits 43rd. Kiner hits 50th and 51st in 7-1 Higbe victory over Cards in opener of doubleheader.

September 26 - Boston beats Yanks 4-3 and clinches on pinch hit single by Leon Culberson off Joe Page in top of 8th. Ex-Yank Johnny Murphy gets the win and Joe Page takes the loss. Giants (Poat, Trinkle) beat Braves 2-1 and move to 2 ½ back (Bums’ Magic Number remains at 1).

September 27 - Bums finally clinch as Hal Gregg pitches CG over Braves, 7-8-2/1-9-2.

September 28 - Yanks’ Bill Wight makes his debut, shutting out the A’s 13-0 on a 4 hitter, facing Lou Brissie (also debuting) clinching 2nd place for NY (over the A’s). Tigers’ Hutchinson pitches a 3 hit shutout over Feller to give Detroit sole possession of 4th place. Dizzy Dean pitches 3-2 CG win over Chisox in his only ’47 appearance. Kiner hits 52nd in bottom of 7th to give Pirates the win over Redlegs, 6-1.