48 Replay
Sunday, October 3, 1948

FINAL Stats

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

Current Standings

American League

W

L

Pct

GB

New York Yankees

98

56

.636

-

Boston Red Sox

97

57

.630

1.0

Cleveland Indians

95

59

.617

3.0

Philadelphia Athletics

91

63

.591

7.0

Detroit Tigers

78

76

.506

20.0

St. Louis Browns

60

94

.390

38.0

Chicago White Sox

51

102

.333

46.5

Washington Nationals

45

108

.294

52.5

National League

W

L

Pct

GB

Boston Braves

108

45

.706

-

St. Louis Cardinals

92

62

.597

16.5

New York Giants

87

67

.565

21.5

Brooklyn Dodgers

81

73

.526

27.5

Pittsburgh Pirates

76

78

.494

32.5

Philadelphia Phillies

67

87

.435

41.5

Chicago Cubs

53

101

.344

55.5

Cincinnati Reds

51

102

.333

57.0

 

 

SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

 

3+ Homers

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Arky Vaughan Brooklyn                                     

3 homers

Pittsburgh vs Brooklyn

May 22

 

Whitey Lockman New York

3 homers

Cincinnati vs New York

July 28

 

Joe DiMaggio New York

3 homers

Chicago vs New York

August 24

 

Birdie Tebbetts Boston

3 homers

Boston vs St. Louis

September 16

 

 

The Cycle

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Willard Marshall New York

Pittsburgh vs New York

August 8

 

Ken Keltner Cleveland

Cleveland vs Washington

August 29

 

Stan Musial St. Louis

Chicago vs St. Louis

October 1

 

 

5+ Hits

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Ted Williams Boston

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Boston

April 19

 

Al Dark Boston

5 hits

Brooklyn vs Boston

April 26

 

Clyde McCullough Chicago

5 hits

Cincinnati vs Chicago

May 15

 

Hoot Rice St. Louis

5 hits

St. Louis vs Brooklyn

May 18

 

Andy Pafko Chicago

5 hits

Chicago vs Boston

May 23

 

Vern Stephens Boston

5 hits

St. Louis vs Boston

June 4

 

Gene Hermanski Brooklyn

5 hits

Brooklyn vs Cincinnati

June 6

 

Tommy Henrich New York

5 hits

New York vs Chicago

June 16

 

Phil Masi Boston

5 hits

Cincinnati vs Boston

June 18

 

Jeff Heath Boston

5 hits

Cincinnati vs Boston

June 20

 

Jerry Priddy St. Louis

5 hits

Philadelphia vs St. Louis

June 21

 

Hank Sauer Cincinnati

5 hits

Cincinnati vs Philadelphia

June 21

 

Ken Keltner Cleveland

5 hits

Washington vs Cleveland

June 25

 

Vern Stephens Boston

5 hits

Boston vs St. Louis

June 27

 

Al Dark Boston

5 hits

Boston vs Philadelphia

July 3

 

Stan Musial St. Louis

5 hits

Pittsburgh vs St. Louis

July 8

 

Hoot Evers Detroit

6 hits

Chicago vs Detroit

July 11

 

Pat Mullin Detroit

5 hits

Chicago vs Detroit

July 11

 

Lou Boudreau Cleveland

6 hits

Cleveland vs Washington

July 18

 

Phil Rizzuto New York

6 hits

Cleveland vs New York

July 21

 

Charlie Keller New York

5 hits

Chicago vs New York

July 25

 

Red Schoendienst St. Louis

5 hits

St. Louis vs Pittsburgh

August 14

 

Birdie Tebbetts Boston

5 hits

Boston vs Washington

August 15

 

Putsy Caballero Philadelphia

6 hits

Philadelphia vs Cincinnati

August 23

 

Enos Slaughter St. Louis

5 hits

Brooklyn vs St. Louis

August 29

 

Jeff Heath Boston

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Boston

September 4

 

Eddie Stanky Boston

5 hits

Brooklyn vs Boston

September 6

 

Babe Young St. Louis

5 hits

Chicago vs St. Louis

September 8

 

Eddie Kazak St. Louis

5 hits

Chicago vs St. Louis

September 8

 

Hank Majeski Philadelphia

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Washington

September 8

 

Gene Hermanski Brooklyn

5 hits

Brooklyn vs New York

September 10

 

Yogi Berra New York

5 hits

New York vs Detroit

September 17

 

Tommy Holmes Boston

5 hits

St. Louis vs Boston

September 21

 

 

4+ XB Hits

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Johnny Wyrostek Cincinnati

4 XB Hits

Cincinnati vs Boston

June 20

 

 

8+ RBI

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Ray Coleman Philadelphia

8 RBI

Chicago vs Philadelphia

July 19

 

Joe Gordon Cleveland

8 RBI

Cleveland vs New York

July 21

 

Clint Conatser Boston

8 RBI

Brooklyn vs Boston

September 6

 

Hank Majeski Philadelphia

9 RBI

Philadelphia vs St. Louis

September 15

 

 

No-Hit Games

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Spec Shea New York

St. Louis vs New York

May 4

 

Rex Barney Brooklyn

Brooklyn vs Pittsburgh

May 9

 

Rex Barney Brooklyn

Pittsburgh vs Brooklyn

June 24

 

Ellis Kinder Boston

Chicago vs Boston

July 22

 

 

1-Hit Games

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Bob Feller Cleveland

Detroit vs Cleveland

May 1

 

Bob Lemon Cleveland

Boston vs Cleveland

May 20

 

Al Gettel Chicago

Chicago vs Boston

June 12

 

Warren Spahn Boston

Chicago vs Boston

June 17

 

Tommy Byrne New York

New York vs Washington

July 11

 

Vern Bickford Boston

Boston vs St. Louis

July 25

 

Johnny Schmitz Chicago

Chicago vs Brooklyn

August 2

 

Harry Brecheen St. Louis

St. Louis vs Cincinnati

August 9

 

Babe Marchildon Philadelphia

Washington vs Philadelphia

August 11

 

Bob Chesnes Pittsburgh

St. Louis vs Pittsburgh

August 13

 

Johnny Schmitz Chicago

Boston vs Chicago

August 27

 

Dave Thompson Washington

Washington vs New York

September 3

 

 

14+ whoofs

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Vic Raschi New York

14 whiffs

Cleveland vs New York

August 27

 

Longest Winning Streak

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Braves 12 games

 

Longest Losing Streak

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Cubs 13 games

 

April 19 - Bosox beat A's in game 1 in 13 innings of opening day twinbill 6-11-0/7-13-1 on Ted Williams' single.

April 20 - Cubs beat Bucs 12-15-0/2-6-1. Everyone in starting lineup had at least 1 hit.

April 21 - Giants beat Bums 15-20-1/3-7-1. Eddie Miller (Phils) goes 7 for his first 7 in new season. Phils beat Braves 5-15-1/4-14-0. Cards beat Reds 9-11-1/7-13-0 on 2 run homer in bottom of 11th by Don Lang.

April 23 - Bob Lemon hits 2 homers against Detroit in his first start. Tribe beats Bengals 12-16-0/11-13-0.

April 24 - Tribe beats Bengals 15-15-0/4-9-0. Kiner hits #2 and #3 against Reds in Pirates' sixth game.

April 25 - Yanks beat Bosox 12-15-0/3-6-1. Berra 4-4 before being taken out.

April 26 - Braves beat Bums 18-22-0/4-11-3. Dark 5-6. Fred Sanford (Browns) pitches 2 hit shotout against Detroit. Koslo (NYG) pitches 13 hitter against Phils (5-6-1/0-13-1). Bosox beat Nats 24-20-1/4-5-1. Williams 4-4 and then removed.

April 27 - Giants beat Phils 14-16-0/3-8-3. Red Barrett (Braves) pitches 2 hitter against Bums (but 3 runs). Bengals beat Brownies 18-20-2/4-9-2. Everyone in Detroit starting lineup had at least 1 hit.

April 28 - Blix Donnelly (Phils) throws 2 hit shutout against Braves.

April 29 - Yanks beat Nats 13-17-1/4-6-0. DiMag 4-5, homer. Phils beat Braves in 14, 9-15-0/5-16-2. Cards start out 8-0, Bums 1-9, Giants 9-2.

April 30 - A's beat Nats 23-16-1/5-15-3. White Sox beat Tigers 12-15-1/9-16-2. Cass Michaels 4-5 with dinger. Lipon (Detroit) also had 4 hits.

May 1 - Braves beat Gaints 13-19-0/0-3-0. Tribe (Feller) beats Detroit 12-14-0/0-1-0. Cards beat Cubs 21-19-0/1-2-5.

May 2 - Phils beat Bums 7-13-1/6-13-2 in 12 innings. Dodgers have 9 SBs, 1 CS.

May 4 - Spec Shea no hits Browns 5-11-1/0-0-3. 3 walks.

May 5 - Pirates beat Braves 6-8-3/2-11-2 on Gustine grand slam in bottom of 13th inning.

May 8 - Cubs bat Bums 5-8-0/4-10-1 in 11 innings. Bums now 1-15. Bearden 2 hits Nats 7-10-1/0-2-0.

May 9 - Yanks beat Chisox on Lindell homer in bottom of 10th, 1-5-1/0-3-0. Bums beat Pirates in game 1 of twinbill 3-16-1/6-9-3. In game 2, Barney has 5 inning no hitter (1 HBP) rained out (in bottom of 6th). Browns beat Nats 13-9-1/1-4-2 on Garver 4 hitter.

May 10 - Indians beat Bosox 15-21-1/9-12-0. Joe Gordon (4-5) and Ken Keltner each had 5 RBI. Reds beat Phils 17-15-1/3-6-1. Hank Sauer 2 homers.

May 11 - Cleve beats Yanks 9-12-1/7-13-1 in 12 innings. A's beat Browns 14-19-1/11-13-2. Every Athletic starter had at least 1 hit.

May 12 - Tigers beat Nats 15-15-0/2-8-3. Mullin 6 RBI.

May 13 - Giants beat Cards 15-21-2/7-13-2. Don Mueller 4-5 as mid-game sub. Braves beat Cubs 7-6-0/5-16-1 in 12 innings. Pirates beat Phills 19-21-1/4-4-1. All Pitts starters had at least 1 hit; Gustine 4-6.

May 14 - Tigers beat Browns 15-18-2/5-12-2. Every Detroit starter had at least 1 hit. Cards beat Pirates 15-19-2/8-7-3. Every Cards starter except pitcher had at least 1 hit.

May 15 - Braves beat Bums 12-15-1/8-12-1. Every Brave except Spahn had at least 1 hit. Jackie Robinson 4-5 with 2 homers. Bums now last 5-17. Chisox beat Tribe 14-22-14-11-1. Every White Sox starter had at least 2 hits except starter (Haynes) who had 1. Reds come from 8-0 deficit to beat Cubs 16-16-2/13-23-1. Stallcup 4 hits for Reds, Maddern 4-6 (w/homer), McCullough 5-6. Browns' Garver beats Tigers 14-21-3/0-3-0. Every Brown had at least 1 hit. Garver had 3 and Lehner had 4. Pirates beat Cards 16-17-0/12-16-3. Pirates' Eddie Bockman 4-6.

May 17 - Giants beat Phils 11-14-1/8-13-1. Every Giant had at least 1 hit, except for pitchers. Every Phil ditto, except for Hamner and pitchers.

May 19 - Nats beat Chison 5-16-1/4-12-1 on Yost homer in top of 14th.

May 20 - Nats beat Browns 16-17-0/6-10-1. Mickey Vernon 3-6, 5 RBI.

May 21- Browns beat Nats 16-17-1/3-9-2. Whitey Platt 4-5 with homer and 7 RBI.

May 22- Bums blow 4-1 lead to Pirates and lose 7-6 but Arky Vaughn hits 3 solo homers.

May 23 - Yanks beat Tribe in first game of doubleheader 12-13-0/10-13-5 in 10 innings. Tribe got 6 in bottom of ninth to tie at 7. Yanks got 5 in 10th (Tribe got 3). Rizzuto 4-5. A's beat Browns in second game of doubleheader 15-17-2/11-15-2. Every starting A had at least 1 hit; Brissie 3-5. Braves come back to beat Cubs 16-17-1/15-17-1 with 2 in bottom of the ninth. Pafko 5-6 with a homer. Every starting Cub and every Brave (except Voiselle) had at least 1 hit.

May 25 - Red Sox beat Browns 17-23-1/5-12-3. Every Boston starter had at least 1 hit. Pirates beat Phils 11-13-3/3-8-0. Kiner hits his eighth.

May 26 - Bums beat Cubs 14-18-1/1-8-2. Willie Ramsdell pitches CG in his only '48 start. Browns come back from 10-5 deficit and beat Bosox with 13-19-0/11-15-0 with 7 runs in bottom of eighth. Pesky 4-4.

May 28 - Braves beat Bums 12-17-2/8-11-1. Reds beat Cubs in 12 4-11-0/3-8-1 on homer by Wyrostek in bottom of 12th. Harry Brecheen (Cards) beats Pirates on 2 hitter, 4-7-1/0-2-1.

May 29 - Allie Reynolds beats A's on 2 hitter, 1-7-0/0-2-0. Cleveland comes back with 5 in top of 9th to beat Chisox 12-19-2/8-8-1. Hegan, Boudreau and Eddie Robinson 4-5 for Tribe. Phillies beat Giants 11-14-0/2-3-2. Every starting Phil had at least 1 hit. Earl Johnson of Bosox beat Nats in second game of twinbill 12-13-1/1-4-2. Reds come back to beat Cubs in 11 innings, 5-11-0/4-9-1. Pirates beat Cards 13-18-2/11-17-1 despite 6 runs by Cards in top of 9th. Kiner 2 homers (10). Nippy Jones 4-4.

May 30 - Giants (Hartung CG) beat Phils 15-14-1/1-4-4. Hartung 3-4, 3 runs. Cubs (Kush) beat Reds in game 2 of twinbill 16-16-0/0-8-0. Pirates come back from 4 run deficit to win 13-10-0/8-13-1 over Cards in game 2 of doubleheader.

May 31 - Yanks come back from 6 run deficit in top of first to win 9-13-1/7-10-2 by scoring 7 in bottom of 4th. Tommy Byrne pitches 6.2 innings of no run/3 hit relief. Yanks move into first place, 1 game up (see Boston game below). Giants beat Bums in second game of twinbill 15-18-0/2-4-0. Willard Marshall 4-5. Swede Hansen 4 hitter, 2 runs. A's sweep Bosox, winning second game of doubleheader 11-13-0/9-11-1 with 2 in bottom of ninth (Chapman homer). Chapman 3-5 with 2 homers. Boston drops out of first place. Browns blow 7-3 lead but then come back in 10 to beat Cleve in second game of doubleheader 10-17-3/9-11-0. Every starting Brownie got at least 1 hit. Tigers beat Chisox 14-19-1/7-13-2 in second game of doubleheader. Every Tiger starter except pitcher had at least 1 hit. Kell 4-5 with 2 homers. Pirates beat Cubs 5-11-0/4-7-2 in 12 innings in second game of twinbill. Cards hold on to beat Reds 12-18-1/10-11-5 in second game of doubleheader. Reds get 4 in 8th and 3 in bottom of ninth. Dickson (10 runs, 11 hits, 4 homers) goes the distance for Cards (no relievers available). Musial 4-6 (2 homers), Slaughter 4-6.

June 1 - Dodgers come back to beat first place Giants 7-11-1/6-12-1 with 3 in bottom of eighth and winning run in bottom of tenth on Hermanski single and Bruce Edwards' double.

June 2 - Bums beat Cards 12-17-0/2-7-1. Every starting Dodger had at least 1 hit. Braves (Sain CG) beat Pirates 12-15-0/5-12-2. Braves use only 9 players; each gets at least 1 hit.

June 3 - Red Sox beat Browns with 15 walks, 15-15-1/3-7-1. Reds beat Giants 12-18-3/9-18-0. Every starting Red had at least 1 hit. Braves beat Pitts with 9 runs in first 3 innings (7 in top of 1st), 14-19-1/1-6-1. Every Boston starter had at least 1 hit.

June 4 - Bosox beat Browns in first game of doubleheader, 11-17-0-4-9-1. Every Boston starter except pitcher and Pesky (1-6) had at least 2 hits. Boston beats Browns in nightcap, 17-24-0/0-7-0. Stephens 5-5 plus walk and 4 runs, in 6 PA. Every Boston starter has at least 2 hits, except for 1B Jake Jones (1-4). Peksy 4-6, 4 runs. A's (Scheib) beats Chisox 11-9-0/2-7-1. Joost 2 homers.

June 5 - Yanks (Embree) beat Browns 11-15-0/0-6-1. Cards' Dickson 2 hits Dodgers, 7-16-1/0-2-1. Giants (Lee) beats Reds 17-19-0/0-6-3. Buddy Kerr 4-6, 4 runs.

June 7 - Cards (Munger) beats Phils, 14-19-2/3-7-1. Every Cards' starter had at least 2 hits, except Slaughter (1-3) and Schoendienst (1-4). Every starter also scored at least 1 run. Braves beat Cubs 15-23-1/5-7-0. Every Braves starter had at least 1 hit, Dark had 4.

June 9 - A's Scheib beats Tigers 11-12-0/0-5-1.

June 10 - Cleve (Feller) beats Bosox 15-18-0/3-7-4.

June 11 - Boston's Kramer hits 2 homers and beats Chisox 13-14-1/2-6-7(!). Cass Michaels had 4 errors. Each Boston starter had at least 1 hit. First place Braves beat second place Cards in 11, 3-7-2/2-10-0 on Dark homer in top of 11th.

June 13 - Giants come from behind 2-1 to beat Cards with 2 out in top of ninth on back to back homers from Sid Gordon (his second of game) and Mize. A's sweep Browns in twinbill, with Scheib pitching 5 hitter in nightcap, 14-18-0/0-5-3. Every A's starter had at least 1 hit.

June 15 - Tribe beats Boston in 11 innings, 4-12-1/3-11-1. Tebbetts 4-5. Giants come back with 6 in bottom of 9th to beat Pirates 9-11-1/7-12-0. Winning hit was pinch-hit 3 run homer by Willard Marshall.

June 16 - Yanks (Reynolds) beat Chisox 15-20-2/5-8-2. Henrich 5-6, triple, homer and 4 RBI. Bobby Brown 4-6, Keller grand slam, 5 RBI.

June 17 - June 17 - Pirates (Vic Lombardi) pitches 3 hitter against Giants, 15-19-0/0-3-2. Westlake 3-5, 2 homers, 6 rbi. As beat Tigers 17-18-3/10-12-0. Every starting A had at least 1 hit, Majeski 4-5. Vico (Detroit) also 4-5. Cubs Jeffcoat breaks up Spahn no hitter with 2 outs in top of 8th with a single. Braves win 4-5-0/0-1-0. Cleve beats Boston in 12 innings, 5-11-1/4-14-0 on single by Eddie Robinson and take over first place:

June 18 - Cleveland scores 5 in bottom of 7th and 11 in bottom of 8th to beat As, 17-16-2/3-3-2. Keltner 3-5, 5 RBI.

June 18 - Chisox beat Nats 12-11-3/10-14-4.

June 18 - Phils beat Pirates in 12, 11-24-1/10-19-2. Robin Robertss first ML appearance (no decision, 5 runs 11 hits, 5.2 IP). Harry Walker (Phils), Blattnik (Phils), Murtaugh and Westlake each had 4 hits.

June 19 - Yanks beat Browns 17-15-3/5-14-1. Every Yank starter, except the pitcher Lopat had at least 1 hit.

June 20 - Braves blow 7-2 lead to Reds (who tie them 10-10 in 9th) in nightcap of doubleheader but then come back to win 11-13-1/10-16-3 in bottom of ninth.

June 21 - As beat Browns in 12, 8-17-0/6-19-2. As Sam Chapman 4-6, Browns Jerry Priddy 5-7. Reds beat Phils, 14-22-0/9-12-3. Phils Hatton 4-7, homer, Sauer 5-6, 6 rbi, 2 homers.

June 22 - As Scheib beats Browns 15-20-2/2-9-1 to win his 10th (ERA 1.55). Scheib gets 4 hits(4-5), Joost 4-6.

June 23 - Yanks move into fist place tie w/Boston (Cleve now .5 back) by beating Tribe 11-14-0/5-9-1, climaxed by top of 8th 2 out 3 run dinger by Henrich. Rizzuto and Lindell also homered. Robin Roberts wins his first ML game with a CG over the Reds, 10-14-0/2-8-0. Roberts bats 3-4.

June 24 - Yanks blow lead and lose to Tribe in 13, 2-13-0/1-6-2 on Joe Tipton single off Porterfield. Cleve and Boston now tied for first, Yanks .5 behind. Rex Barney pitches no-hitter (2 walks) in nightcap of twinbill against Pirates, 1-3-1/0-0-0. Jackie homer to lead off bottom of 9th wins it. Braves come back from 10-9 deficit to beat Cards 11-17-0/10-12-2 on bottom of the ninth 2 run homer by Al Dark. Red Sox beat Chisox 15-18-2/5-10-0 in first game of doubleheader. Doerr 3-5, 2 homers, 5 rbi. In nightcap, White Sox come back from 10-2 deficit to tie game at 11 with 4 in bottom of ninth and then go on to win with 3 in bottom of 11th (after Red Sox scored 2 in top of 11th). Ted Williams had 2 3-run dingers, 6 rbi.

June 25 - Dodgers beat Cards 8-14-2/3-7-3 to reach .500 (28-28). They were already in 4th place (13 behind 1st place Braves). Cleve (Lemon) beats Nats, 18-18-2/2-6-2. Every Indian starter had at least 1 hit. Keltner 5-6, 4 runs and 4 rbi.

June 26 - Pirates come back from 5-2 deficit to beat 1st place Braves in 11 on 3 run homer in top of 11th by Max West.

June 27 - Bums come back from3-2 deficit to beat Cards in 10 and win their 11th in a row (4-12-2/3-10-0)on Spider Jorgenson squeeze in bottom of 10th. Red Sox come back in nightcap of twin-bill from 9-5 deficit with 9 runs in top of 8th to beat Browns 16-27-0/11-20-0. Vern Stephens 5-5, homer, 7 RBI. Tribe sweeps, coming back from 2-0 deficit in bottom of 9th to win 3-2 over Nats, 3-8-1/2-5-2. Winning run scores on error by Dave Thompson (opposition relief pitcher) on throw from first baseman. Bill Wight goes distance form Chisox in nightcap of twinbill, giving up 17 walks and not striking out anyone in losing 6-12-2/3-3-1.

June 29 - Browns beat Chisox in 11, 9-16-2-/8-12-3, coming back with 2 in bottom of 11th after White Sox scored go ahead in top of inning.

June 30 - Yanks come back to beat Bosox, 6-11-2/5-7-2, with 2 in bottom of 9th , on Berra single, Henrich walk, Pesky throwing error and Billy Johnson single, after Boston took lead with 1 in top of 9th. Cleveland and Boston now tied, with Yanks .5 out.

July 1 - Yanks blow 6-0 lead to Bosox who tie then with 5 in top of 9th and then win in 12, 8-10-0/7-16-1. Williams 2 homers. Boston now tied with Cleveland, Yanks 1.5 back.

July 2 - Cards beat Reds 16-23-0/2-8-0. Musial 4-5, 2 homers, double, 6 RBI.

July 3 - Giants beat Bums in 10, 11-14-3/10-14-1. Willard Marshall 4-6, Walker Cooper 4 RBI. Braves (Spahn CG) beat Phils 21-26-1/1-6-3. Dark 5-7, 4 runs, 4 RBI; Bob Elliot 3-5, 2 homers, 4 runs, 4 RBI; Masi 4-7.

July 4 - As come back to beat Bosox in 10, 5-9-2/4-6-0 on homer by pitcher Carl Scheib. Scheib had no hitter until 6th, leading 2-0, then Boston got 3 in bottom of 6th to take lead, eventually going up 4-2. As tied game in 9th and won it in 10th. Cubs Bob Rush pitches 11 inning CG to beat Pirates in nightcap of doubleheader, 3-7-1/2-5-1. Standings are now:

July 5 - Yanks beat first place Bosox 12-12-1/1-5-0. Hank Bauer hits first ML homer. NY blows 5-1 lead in nightcap as Boston scores 5 in bottom of 9th to win 6-8-0/5-11-0. Shea goes distance to lose. Cleve, Boston and As are now tied, with Yanks .5 behind. Indians beat Tigers 1-10-0/0-5-3 in 13 innings in first game of twinbill.

July 6 - Lou Brissie (As) pitches 2 hitter (singles, 12 Ks) to beat Nats, 2-8-0/0-2-0.

July 7 - Browns beat Tigers 15-22-1/13-17-0. Zarilla and Dillinger (SL) 4 hits, Lipon (Detroit) 4 hits.

July 9 - Cards beat Pirates, 19-22-1/4-14-1 with 7 homers, including 2 by Staley (including a grand slam and 5 RBI) and 2 by Don Lang. Musial 5-5 with 5 runs, a homer and 10 TB.

July 11 - Tommy Byrne pitches 1 hitter (8 walks/ 8 Ks) against Nats, 3-7-0/1-1-0. Tigers beat Chisox 20-23-29-10-0 with 13 in bottom of 1st. Hoot Evers 6-6, Pat Mullin 5-6.

July 17 - Duke Snider hits his first ML homer against Howie Fox of Reds in first game of doubleheader. He hits his second in the nightcap.

 

July 21 - Yanks beat first place Tribe 16-25-1/14-17-1. Yanks led 5-3 after 3, behind 9-6 after 4, tied at 12 after 5, tied at 14 after 6.5, and then ahead 15-14 after 7 (they go ahead on Silvera PH single, Brown double, and McQuinn ground-out). Rizzuto 6-6, Henrich 4 RBI, homer. Mitchell, Allie Clark, and Keltner each had 4 hits. Gordon and Keltner each had 2 homers (one of Gordons was a GS). Frank Hiller pitches 4 hitter for sweep (4-7-3/1-4-1). Berra homer, 2 RBI. Red Sox now up .5 over Tribe and 1 over NY. Red Sox beat White Sox in first game of doubleheader, 20-22-0/2-5-0 with 10 runs in bottom of 1st. Every Boston starter except Tebbets (0-5) had at least 2 hits, including pitcher (Dobson). Williams 3-4, 4 RBI. Braves come back to beat Reds in 15, 4-12-2/2-12-1 on Jeff Heath 2 run homer in top of 15th.

July 22- Kinder pitches no-hitter (2 walks) in nightcap of twin-bill sweep as Boston beats Chicago 4-6-1/0-0-2.

July 26 - Yanks (56-33) take doubleheader from Chisox and move to only .5 back of Boston (57-33).

July 29 - Yanks (9-1 in last 10) move half game into first, beating Browns while As (Fowler) beats Tribe to move ahead of them into 3rd (3.5 out).

August 6 - Braves (Spahn) beat Reds (Kent Peterson) 19-18-0/3-6-3. Peterson gives up 12 walks, 16 runs (15 earned) in 6 innings. Phil Masi 4-5 with homer, double, 3 runs and 5 RBI.

August 7 - Bums come back to tie Reds 5-5 in 9th of nightcap in twinbill but then Reds score 10 runs in top of 11th to win 15-11-1/5-12-2. 7 of the runs were off reliever Minner.

August 8 - Red Sox (Parnell) beat White Sox 16-18-1/2-6-2 in first game of doubleheader. Williams 4-4, 5 RBI, 4 runs, 2 homers. Now hitting .410.

August 11 - Yanks lose 2nd straight to Boston and drop to 2nd, .5 behind. Galehouse beats Reynolds, 5-9-2/1-5-1.

August 17 - Yanks beat Nats 8-11-1/5-9-1 to tie Red Sox for 1st. As 2.5 behind. Reds Wehmeier (Tired) wins 1st game of season (1-16) by pitching final 5 innings in 13 inning game vs. Pirates (6-13-2/5-13-1). Gives up 5 walks, several intentional.

August 18 - Yanks Billy Johnson, DiMaggio and Cliff Mapes hit back-to-back-to-back homers in 9th off reliever Junior Wooten (normally not a pitcher but did pitch 2.0 innings in actual 48) in 15-17-0/1-5-2 win over Nats. As Scheib (16-5/2.50) beats Bosox 3-8-2/1-6-1 to put Boston 1 game behind Yanks. Doerrs 2 out 9th inning homer ruins shutout.

August 19 - Yanks blow 7 run lead to Nats who score 8 in bottom of 4th off Reynolds to win 10-13-1/7-11-0. Boston then beats As to tie Yanks for 1st.

August 23 - Phils Roberts beats Reds 23-25-2/4-7-4. Every Phil starter had at least 1 hit; Putsy Caballero was 6-7 with 3 runs, 2 RBI and a double. Reds starter Ewell Blackwell gave up 11 runs and 13 hits in 5 IP.

August 24 - DiMag homers in his first 3 ABs 96 RBI), and then walks the other 2 ABs as Yanks (Lopat) beats Chisox 12-14-1/6-9-0. Nats beat Browns 19-16-1/4-10-2.

August 25 - Clevelands Lemon beats Bosox 4-11-0/2-7-0 to move Yanks into sole possession of 1st, 1 game over Boston, 4.5 over the As, and 5.5 over the Tribe. Giants come back from 9-3 3rd inning deficit against Cubs to win 16-18-2/14-21-1. Score was tied at 11 in bottom of 7th. Lockman 4-6, Lucky Lohrke 4-4.

August 26 - Bostons Parnell beats Tribes Bearden 3-8-0/0-2-0 to put Sox (76-43) back into 1st place tie w/Yanks (75-42) who lost to Chisoxs Papish 4-1.

August 27 - Yanks drop twin-bill to Tribe (Feller and Gromek) while Boston loses to Chisox. Boston in 1st, half-game ahead of Yanks.

August 28 - Yanks beat Indians in 10, 13-14-2/12-15-3 by scoring 2 in bottom of 10th on Bobby Brown squeeze (hit). Yanks blow 7-0 lead after 3 and 11-8 lead after 7. Brown 4-4, with 4 RBI. Chisox Bill Wight (now 3-20) beats Red Soxs Kinder 4-9-1/1-5-0 to put Boston .5 behind Yanks for 1st.

August 31 - Yanks come back to beat Browns 6-5 in 13 innings on homer by Henrich in bottom of 13th. DiMag hit 2 run homer in bottom of 8th to tie the game. Yanks are Boston tied 79-45.

September 1 - Braves beat Reds 18-19-2/2-12-3 in first game of doubleheader. Jeff Heath 4-5, Spahn (Tired) CG.

September 4 - Nats beat Yanks 14-22-0/4-9-0. Every starter has at least 2 hits except pitcher (Candini who has one). Red Sox (Kinder) beats As 7-12-0/1-6-0 to move into undisputed possession of 1st place by game (81-46 vs. 81-47).

September 5 - Nats (Hudson; Yost 4 RBI) beat Yanks (Reynolds) again, 9-10-0/7-13-2. Bosox beat As again, 8-11-0/7-12-2 on 3 run homer by Dom DiMaggio (3-5, 4 RBI) and 2 run homer by Vern Stephens to move 1.5 ahead of Yanks and 4 ahead of As.

September 6 - Yanks (Raschi, Lopat) split doubleheader with As while Boston (Parnell, Kramer) sweeps twin-bill with Nats. Boston now 2.5 up. Braves (Spahn) beats Bums in first game of doubleheader, 25-19-3/3-8-1. Miksis pitches final 4 innings for Brooklyn. Boston hits 5 homers, including 2 by Conaster and 1 by Spahn. Every Boston starter had at least 1 hit. Braves also wins nightcap 22-29-0/4-6-1 with Miksis also pitching (6.1 IP). Again every Boston starter has at least 1 hit. Stanky 5-5 (7 RBI), Holmes 4-6.

September 8 - Red Sox (Dobson) beats Yanks (Shea) 2-4-0/1-4-1 to move 3.5 up. As (Kellner, Scheib) take twin-bill from Nats to move within 1 of Yanks. As now 4.5 out.

September 9 - Yanks come back to beat Boston 7-13-2/6-6-0 on homers by Tommy Byrne and Yogi (Yogis won it in top of 8th). Yanks back to 2.5 out.

September 10 - Sox (Kramer) shuts out Yanks 5-8-0/0-6-1. Sox back to 3.5 game lead. Tigers Houtteman pitches 7 scoreless innings (1 unearned run) in relief to beat Tribe 2-11-0/3-9-3 in 16 innings. Tribe falls to 6.5 behind.

September 11 - As (84-52) Fowler and Marchildon take 2 from Nats and move into tie w/Yanks (83-51), 3.5 out. Boston (Galehouse, Parnell) sweep As (McCahan, Coleman) in twin-bill to move 4 up over Yanks, 5.5 over As. Braves (Sain, Spahn) sweep Phills in doubleheader, winning nightcap 24-23-2/4-7-2. Every Brave starter had at least 1 hit. Salkeld and Dark had 4, each with 5 RBI. Spahn 3-6, 4 RBI and homer.

September 12 - Boston (Dobson) beats As (Scheib), 4-12-0/3-8-0 to remain 4 ahead of NY, 6.5 ahead of As. Browns take first game of doubleheader against Indians by scoring 8 in top of 11th to win 13-17-1/5-9-2. Tribe now 8.5 back, in 4th. Bob Feller wins 20th (first 20 gamer this year) in nightcap, after giving up 7 runs in the first 7 innings on Hank Edwards 3 run homer in bottom of 7th.

September 14 - Lopat pitches 6-8-0/0-3-0 over Tribes Lemon. Billy Johnson has 2 homers, 4 RBI.

September 15 - Bosox (Kramer) beat Chisox 12-11-0/2-8-1 on grand slams by Ted Williams and Bobby Doerr. As (Fowler) beats Browns 22-24-2/3-7-2. Every As starter had at least 1 hit. Fain 4 hits (4-6), 9 RBI. McCoskey 4 hits (4-4), 4 RBI. Bums take doubleheader, coming back on Campy 2 run homer in bottom of 9th to beat Reds in nightcap, 9-12-0/8-12-1. Braves clinch tie when Spahn wins 18th against Cubs, 2-6-0/0-3-1.

September 16 - Boston (Parnell) beats Browns 23-24-1/1-5-0. Every Sox starter except Parnell had at least 1 hit. Tebbets had 3 homers, 6 RBI. Stephens also had 6 RBI. Yanks come back from 6-4 deficit in nightcap but blow game (Shea) to Tigers in bottom of 10th, 7-11-1/6-6-0. Cleveland (Bearden) beats Nats (Wynn), 19-20-0/2-5/2. Every Tribe starter had at least 1 hit. Bearden 3-5, 3 runs, 5 RBI, homer. Boudreau 4-5, 3 runs.

September 17 - Yanks (Byrne) beat Tigers 18-19-0/5-8-1. Yogi 5-5, 4 runs. Braves clinch by beating Pirates 4-11-2/3-12-0 in 12 innings on pinch hit by Sibby Sisti in bottom of 12th.

September 21 - Tigers beat Boston 10-18-2/9-13-0 on single by Dizzy Trout in bottom of 8th. Every Tiger except starter Grey had at least 1 hit; Dick Wakefield 4-5 w/3 runs. Boston now 3.5 up over NY.

September 22 - Yanks beat Chisox 6-12-0/5-3-1 coming back from 5-2 deficit with 4 in top of 8th while Cleveland (Feller, Kleiman) beats Boston (Dobson trying for his 20th) with a run in bottom of 9th, 3-6-0/2-7-1 on Allie Clark SF. Yanks move to 2.5 out with 9 left. Detroits Newhouser wins his 20th (20-7), beating the As, 11-13-3/8-10-2. As now in 4th, behind Cleveland, 6.5 out.

September 23 - Yanks (Lopat) beat Chisox 13-15-1-/2-9-4 whole As lose to Tigers 6-17-2/4-9-0. Yanks now 2 out.

September 24 - Yanks (Raschi) move to within 1 of Boston, beating Sox 11-18-1/4-11-1 on homers by Henrich and DiMag (back-to-back in 1st) plus homer by Billy Johnson and 5 runs in bottom of 7th. Every Yank starter had at least 1 hit. DiMag 3-4, 3 RBI, 2 runs, double, Henrich 3-5, 2 RBI, 3 runs.

September 25 - Yanks move into 94-54 tie w/Boston after Reynolds beats Kramer 3-7-1/1-4-0 on 2 run homer by George McQuinn in bottom of 6th. Boston is 3-7 over last 10 games, Yanks and Cleveland are 8-2.

September 26 - Yanks (Byrne, Page) complete sweep of Boston, coming back from 5-1 deficit to score 4 in bottom of 2nd to win 10-10-0/8-12-2. Boston had tying runs on in top of 9th but Page held them. Henrich 3-5 with a homer. Yanks now 1 up. Tigers Newhouser wins his 21st as he 4 hits Cleveland (Feller), 4-10-0/0-4-0. Magic Number is now 1 to eliminate Cleveland.

September 28 - As (Scheib wins 19th) beat Yanks, 8-11-0/4-7-1. Fain 4 RBI.

Nats Scarborough beats Boston 3-5-2/1-4-1 so Yanks remain 1 up.

September 29 - Yanks (Porterfield, Reynolds) beat As, 6-12-3/1-9-1. Berra (2 doubles, 2 RBI) and Henrich 3-5. Boston (Kinder) beats Nats (Masterson), 14-14-1/5-10-0. Every Boston starter except Kinder had at least 1 hit. Williams 2-3, 3 runs, 2 RBI, triple. Stephens homer. Cleves Feller pitches 15-13-0/0-5-1 shutout over Chicago to win his 21st. Every Indian starter had at least 1 hit. Gordon 4 RBI, 2 homers.

September 30 - Yanks (Lopat) beat As, 10-12-1/1-8-0 on homers by Henrich 3 RBI), Johnson and DiMag. Magic Number now 2. Boston beats Nats, 5-8-0/4-10-0 on homer by Williams in bottom of 8th. Williams now at .396.

October 2 - Yanks (Byrne) clinch by beating Red Sox (Kramer), 4-8-0/0-3-0. Billy Johnson knocks in all 4 Yank runs, going 2-4, 4 RBI, double, homer and 3 runs.

October 3 - Red Soxs Dobson wins his 20th in season finale over Yanks, 10-19-4/3-6-1. Williams goes 4-4 with double and triple but winds up at .399 (.3988). As Carl Scheib wins his 20th, coming in in relief to best Nats, 8-9-0/6-10-2. As score 6 in bottom of 8th to win.

STREAKS (from Hi-Lites)

Winning: Mel Parnell 12 games (still in progress at season-end)

Losing: Herm Wehmeier 16 games

Hitting: Enos Slaughter 28 games

Hitless: Dick Welteroth 19 games (still in progress at season-end)

Team Winning: Braves 12 games (started 5/13)

Team Losing: Cubs 13 (started 6/13)