Cleveland Indians vs St. Louis Browns
September 9, 1951 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on September 9, 1951 at Sportsman's Park III. The Cleveland Indians defeated the St. Louis Browns and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Cleveland Indians 4, St. Louis Browns 3

Cleveland Indians ab r h rbi
Mitchell lf 4 0 1 0
Avila 2b 5 0 1 1
Doby cf 5 2 3 0
Rosen 3b 3 0 0 0
Easter 1b 4 0 2 1
McCosky rf 4 1 0 0
Kennedy rf 0 0 0 0
Boone ss 2 0 0 0
Lemon ph 1 0 1 1
Combs ss 1 0 0 0
Hegan c 4 1 3 1
Wynn p 3 0 1 0
Brissie p 0 0 0 0
Garcia p 0 0 0 0
Totals 36 4 12 4
St. Louis Browns ab r h rbi
Young 2b 4 1 1 0
Mapes lf,cf 5 0 1 0
Rapp rf 5 1 2 1
Arft 1b 4 0 1 1
Lollar c 3 1 1 0
Delsing cf 2 0 1 0
Wood lf 0 0 0 0
Marsh 3b 3 0 1 1
Batts ph 1 0 0 0
Maguire 3b 0 0 0 0
Jennings ss 2 0 1 0
Byrne ph 1 0 0 0
Thomas ss 0 0 0 0
Pillette p 2 0 1 0
Paige p 0 0 0 0
Taylor ph 1 0 1 0
Saucier pr 0 0 0 0
Totals 33 3 11 3
Cleveland 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 4 12 0
St. Louis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 0
Cleveland Indians IP H R ER BB SO
Wynn 6.1 8 3 3 2 0
Brissie 1.0 2 0 0 1 1
Garcia W(19-11) 1.2 1 0 0 0 1
Totals 9.0 11 3 3 3 2
St. Louis Browns IP H R ER BB SO
Pillette 7.1 11 3 3 1 1
Paige L(2-3) 1.2 1 1 1 0 2
Totals 9.0 12 4 4 1 3

E –None. DP –Cleveland 1. Boone-Avila-Easter. 2B –Cleveland Avila (19,off Pillette); Wynn (8,off Pillette); Doby 2 (27,off Pillette 2), St. Louis Lollar (20,off Wynn). 3B –St. Louis Rapp (1,off Wynn). SH –Garcia (7,off Paige); Mitchell (6,off Paige); Pillette (6,off Wynn); Lollar (2,off Brissie); Young (19,off Garcia). Team LOB –8. IBB –Wood (1,by Brissie). Team –9. U –Bill McGowan, Hank Soar, Eddie Rommel. T –2:30. A –4,212.

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