Chicago Cubs vs Boston Braves
June 17, 1922 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on June 17, 1922 at Braves Field. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Boston Braves and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Chicago Cubs 3, Boston Braves 2

Chicago Cubs ab r h rbi
Statz cf 5 0 0 0
Hollocher ss 4 0 1 0
Krug 3b 3 0 1 0
Grimes 1b 3 0 0 0
Heathcote rf 4 0 0 0
Miller lf 3 0 3 0
Callaghan pr,lf 1 1 0 0
Terry 2b 0 2 0 0
Wirts c 4 0 0 0
Alexander p 4 0 3 3
Totals 31 3 8 3
Boston Braves ab r h rbi
Nixon cf 4 0 0 0
Barbare 2b 4 1 0 0
Christenbury lf 4 0 1 1
Nicholson rf 4 0 1 0
Boeckel 3b 3 0 1 0
Cruise 1b 4 1 1 0
Kopf ss 4 0 2 1
O'Neil c 3 0 0 0
Powell ph 1 0 0 0
McQuillan p 3 0 2 0
Southworth ph 1 0 0 0
Totals 35 2 8 2
Chicago 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 8 1
Boston 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 8 3
Chicago Cubs IP H R ER BB SO
Alexander W(8-5) 9.0 8 2 2 1 3
Totals 9.0 8 2 2 1 3
Boston Braves IP H R ER BB SO
McQuillan L(3-4) 9.0 8 3 3 3 0
Totals 9.0 8 3 3 3 0

E –Hollocher (15), Boeckel (7), O'Neil (4), McQuillan (3). DP –Chicago 1. Alexander-Terry-Grimes. 3B –Boston Christenbury (2,off Alexander); Cruise (3,off Alexander). SH –Terry 2 (7,off McQuillan 2); Krug (8,off McQuillan). Team LOB –7. Team –7. CS –Miller (1,2nd base by McQuillan/O'Neil). U –Bill Klem, Cy Pfirman.

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