Pittsburgh Pirates vs Brooklyn Robins
July 24, 1918 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on July 24, 1918 at Ebbets Field. The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Brooklyn Robins and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Pittsburgh Pirates 3, Brooklyn Robins 1

Pittsburgh Pirates ab r h rbi
Caton ss 3 0 1 0
Bigbee lf 2 1 0 0
Carey cf 2 1 0 0
Southworth rf 3 0 1 0
Cutshaw 2b 4 0 1 1
Mollwitz 1b 4 0 2 1
McKechnie 3b 4 1 2 0
Schmidt c 4 0 1 0
Comstock p 4 0 1 0
Totals 30 3 9 2
Brooklyn Robins ab r h rbi
Johnston rf 4 0 0 0
Olson ss 2 0 0 0
Daubert 1b 3 0 1 0
Wheat Z. lf 4 0 1 0
Myers cf 4 0 0 0
O'Mara 3b 4 1 2 0
Doolin 2b 3 0 0 0
Wheat M. c 4 0 0 0
Marquard p 3 0 2 1
Totals 31 1 6 1
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 9 0
Brooklyn 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1
Pittsburgh Pirates IP H R ER BB SO
Comstock W(3-1) 9.0 6 1 1 2 3
Totals 9.0 6 1 1 2 3
Brooklyn Robins IP H R ER BB SO
Marquard L(8-12) 9.0 9 3 2 5 1
Totals 9.0 9 3 2 5 1

E –Olson (42). DP –Pittsburgh 1. Schmidt-Cutshaw-Schmidt. 2B –Brooklyn Marquard (1). SH –Bigbee (13); Doolan (11). Team LOB –6. HBP –Olson (3). Team –7. U –Charlie Moran, Cy Rigler.

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