St. Louis Cardinals vs Cincinnati Reds
June 23, 1929 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on June 23, 1929 at Redland Field. The Cincinnati Reds defeated the St. Louis Cardinals and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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St. Louis Cardinals 2, Cincinnati Reds 4

St. Louis Cardinals ab r h rbi
Douthit cf 4 0 2 0
High 3b 4 1 1 0
Frisch 2b 3 1 0 0
Bottomley 1b 4 0 1 2
Hafey lf 4 0 1 0
Orsatti rf 4 0 2 0
Smith c 3 0 0 0
Gelbert ss 3 0 0 0
Frankhouse p 2 0 0 0
Southworth ph 1 0 0 0
Haid p 0 0 0 0
Totals 32 2 7 2
Cincinnati Reds ab r h rbi
Swanson cf 4 1 1 0
Dressen 3b 3 0 1 1
Walker rf 3 1 0 0
Kelly 1b 3 0 2 2
Critz 2b 4 0 1 0
Allen lf 4 1 1 1
Ford ss 3 0 0 0
Gooch c 3 0 2 0
Lucas p 2 1 0 0
Totals 29 4 8 4
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 7 0
Cincinnati 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 x 4 8 0
St. Louis Cardinals IP H R ER BB SO
Frankhouse 7.0 6 2 2 2 1
Haid L(4-3) 1.0 2 2 2 1 0
Totals 8.0 8 4 4 3 1
Cincinnati Reds IP H R ER BB SO
Lucas W(8-4) 9.0 7 2 2 2 0
Totals 9.0 7 2 2 2 0

E –None. DP –Cincinnati 2. Walker-Kelly, Critz-Ford-Kelly. 2B –St. Louis Hafey (21). 3B –Cincinnati Kelly (4). HR –Cincinnati Allen (3,7th inning off Frankhouse 0 on). Team LOB –5. SH –Dressen (4). Team –5. U –Cy Rigler, Lou Jorda, George Magerkurth.

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