New York Giants vs Boston Braves
May 2, 1922 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on May 2, 1922 at Braves Field. The New York Giants defeated the Boston Braves and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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New York Giants 6, Boston Braves 3

New York Giants ab r h rbi
Bancroft ss 4 1 1 0
Rawlings 2b 3 2 2 0
Groh 3b 4 1 1 1
Youngs rf 3 1 1 1
Meusel lf 5 1 3 2
Kelly 1b 4 0 2 1
Shinners cf 3 0 0 0
Snyder c 0 0 0 0
Smith ph,c 2 0 0 0
Ryan p 4 0 0 1
Totals 32 6 10 6
Boston Braves ab r h rbi
Powell cf 4 2 3 0
Kopf ss 4 0 2 2
Southworth rf 5 0 1 0
Cruise lf 4 0 0 0
Boeckel 3b 4 0 0 0
Holke 1b 3 1 2 0
Barbare 2b 4 0 1 1
O'Neil c 4 0 0 0
Marquard p 0 0 0 0
Watson p 2 0 1 0
Christenbury ph 1 0 0 0
Fillingim p 0 0 0 0
Gibson ph 1 0 0 0
Totals 36 3 10 3
New York 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 6 10 0
Boston 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 10 1
New York Giants IP H R ER BB SO
Ryan W(2-1) 9.0 10 3 3 2 3
Totals 9.0 10 3 3 2 3
Boston Braves IP H R ER BB SO
Marquard L(1-3) 0.1 3 3 3 2 0
Watson 6.2 4 2 1 1 2
Fillingim 2.0 3 1 1 2 0
Totals 9.0 10 6 5 5 2

E –Kopf (9). DP –New York 1. Rawlings-Kelly. 2B –New York Kelly (3,off Marquard); Meusel (3,off Watson), Boston Barbare (1,off Ryan); Powell 2 (5,off Ryan 2); Kopf (1,off Ryan). 3B –New York Rawlings 2 (4,off Watson 2). SH –Rawlings (3,off Watson); Shinners (1,off Fillingim). SF –Groh (3,off Watson); Youngs (1,off Watson). Team LOB –8. HBP –Powell (1,by Ryan). Team –9. U –Bill Klem, Paul Sentell.

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