Boston Red Sox vs Washington Senators
April 15, 1952 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on April 15, 1952 at Griffith Stadium. The Boston Red Sox defeated the Washington Senators and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Boston Red Sox 3, Washington Senators 0

Boston Red Sox ab r h rbi
DiMaggio cf 5 0 0 0
Pesky 3b 4 1 1 0
Williams lf 3 1 1 0
Hatfield pr 0 1 0 0
Lenhardt lf 1 0 0 0
Dropo 1b 4 0 2 2
Throneberry rf 4 0 0 1
Piersall ss 3 0 1 0
Parnell p 3 0 0 0
Lepcio 2b 4 0 1 0
Niarhos c 2 0 0 0
Totals 33 3 6 3
Washington Senators ab r h rbi
Yost 3b 3 0 0 0
Coan lf 4 0 0 0
Noren cf 3 0 0 0
Mele rf 4 0 0 0
Michaels 2b 3 0 1 0
Vernon 1b 3 0 1 0
Kluttz c 4 0 1 0
Upton ss 1 0 0 0
Porterfield p 1 0 0 0
Runnels ph 0 0 0 0
Newsom p 0 0 0 0
Totals 26 0 3 0
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 6 0
Washington 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
Boston Red Sox IP H R ER BB SO
Parnell W(1-0) 9.0 3 0 0 6 2
Totals 9.0 3 0 0 6 2
Washington Senators IP H R ER BB SO
Porterfield L(0-1) 8.0 5 3 2 5 4
Newsom 1.0 1 0 0 0 2
Totals 9.0 6 3 2 5 6

E –Mele (1), Michaels (1), Kluttz (1). DP –Boston 2. Lepcio-Dropo, Lepcio-Piersall, Washington 1. Upton-Vernon. 2B –Boston Piersall (1,off Porterfield); Dropo (1,off Porterfield), Washington Vernon (1,off Parnell). 3B –Boston Williams (1,off Porterfield). SH –Niarhos (1,off Porterfield); Porterfield (1,off Parnell); Upton (1,off Parnell). Team LOB –9. Team –7. SB –Lepcio (1,2nd base off Porterfield/Kluttz). U-HP –Art Passarella, 1B –Eddie Hurley, 2B –Johnny Stevens, 3B –Larry Napp. T –2:18. A –25,869.

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