Cincinnati Reds vs St. Louis Cardinals
June 25, 1927 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on June 25, 1927 at Sportsman's Park III. The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Cincinnati Reds and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Cincinnati Reds 1, St. Louis Cardinals 2

Cincinnati Reds ab r h rbi
Dressen 3b 2 0 1 0
Zitzmann cf 2 0 0 0
Pipp 1b 4 0 0 0
Allen rf 4 1 0 0
Bressler lf 4 0 1 0
Picinich c 4 0 1 1
Critz 2b 4 0 1 0
Wanninger ss 3 0 0 0
Lucas p 3 0 0 0
Totals 30 1 4 1
St. Louis Cardinals ab r h rbi
Douthit cf 3 0 0 0
Frisch 2b 3 0 3 0
Bottomley 1b 1 1 1 0
Holm lf 4 0 1 2
Southworth rf 2 0 0 0
Blades rf 1 0 0 0
Bell 3b 3 0 0 0
Schulte c 4 0 1 0
Toporcer ss 3 0 0 0
Reinhart p 3 1 1 0
Totals 27 2 7 2
Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 0
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 x 2 7 1
Cincinnati Reds IP H R ER BB SO
Lucas L(5-6) 8.0 7 2 2 5 0
Totals 8.0 7 2 2 5 0
St. Louis Cardinals IP H R ER BB SO
Reinhart W(1-0) 9.0 4 1 0 4 0
Totals 9.0 4 1 0 4 0

E –Toporcer (1). DP –Cincinnati 2. Allen-Picinich-Pipp, Pipp-Wanninger, St. Louis 2. Frisch-Toporcer-Bottomley, L. Bell-Frisch-Bottomley. 2B –Cincinnati Dressen (11), St. Louis Frisch (12); Schulte (1). 3B –Cincinnati Picinich (1), St. Louis Frisch (9). Team LOB –6. SH –Douthit (9); Frisch (9). Team –8. SB –Frisch (21); Bottomley 2 (6). U –Frank Wilson, Cy Pfirman, Ernie Quigley.

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