Boston Red Sox vs Cleveland Indians
May 20, 1950 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on May 20, 1950 at Cleveland Stadium. The Cleveland Indians defeated the Boston Red Sox and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Boston Red Sox 5, Cleveland Indians 8

Boston Red Sox ab r h rbi
DiMaggio cf 5 1 1 0
Pesky 3b 5 1 1 0
Williams lf 3 1 0 0
Stephens ss 2 1 2 2
Dropo 1b 5 0 1 0
Zarilla rf 4 0 1 1
Doerr 2b 4 0 1 1
Tebbetts c 4 1 1 1
Stobbs p 3 0 0 0
Schanz p 0 0 0 0
Wright ph 1 0 0 0
Suchecki p 0 0 0 0
Totals 36 5 8 5
Cleveland Indians ab r h rbi
Mitchell lf 4 2 3 0
Kennedy rf 3 3 1 0
Easter 1b 1 1 1 2
Doby cf 5 1 3 4
Rosen 3b 4 0 0 0
Gordon 2b 3 1 2 1
Boone ss 4 0 1 1
Murray c 3 0 0 0
Lemon p 4 0 0 0
Totals 31 8 11 8
Boston 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 8 1
Cleveland 2 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 x 8 11 1
Boston Red Sox IP H R ER BB SO
Stobbs L(2-1) 6.0 10 8 8 4 1
Schanz 1.0 1 0 0 1 1
Suchecki 1.0 0 0 0 2 2
Totals 8.0 11 8 8 7 4
Cleveland Indians IP H R ER BB SO
Lemon W(4-2) 9.0 8 5 5 5 3
Totals 9.0 8 5 5 5 3

E –Dropo (5), B. Lemon (1). DP –Boston 1. Tebbetts-Pesky. PB –Tebbetts (1). 2B –Cleveland Mitchell (6,off Stobbs). HR –Boston Tebbetts (3,2nd inning off B. Lemon 0 on 2 out), Cleveland Gordon (3,4th inning off Stobbs 0 on 0 out); Easter (3,5th inning off Stobbs 1 on 1 out). Team LOB –9. SH –Easter 2 (2,off Stobbs 2). Team –8. SB –Gordon (2,2nd base off Stobbs/Tebbetts). CS –Mitchell (2,2nd base by Stobbs/Tebbetts); Kennedy (1,3rd base by Suchecki/Tebbetts). U-HP –Jim Boyer, 1B –Art Passarella, 2B –Charlie Berry, 3B –Hank Soar. T –2:25. A –21,528.

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