Boston Red Sox vs Cleveland Indians
July 5, 1975 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on July 5, 1975 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 2, Cleveland Indians 12

Boston Red Sox ab r h rbi
Carbo rf 3 0 1 0
Burleson ss 4 0 1 0
Yastrzemski 1b 4 0 0 0
Rice lf 4 0 2 0
Cooper dh 4 0 2 0
Fisk c 3 1 0 0
Blackwell c 1 0 0 0
Miller cf 3 1 0 0
Doyle 3b 3 0 1 1
Griffin 2b 4 0 1 1
Barr p 0 0 0 0
Burton p 0 0 0 0
Totals 33 2 8 2
Cleveland Indians ab r h rbi
Kuiper 2b 2 3 1 0
Bell 3b 5 3 3 6
Manning lf 5 0 0 2
Hendrick cf 4 1 2 2
Carty dh 4 1 1 0
Spikes rf 4 1 1 0
Ellis c 3 0 0 1
Sudakis 1b 4 2 2 1
Duffy ss 4 1 0 0
Harrison p 0 0 0 0
Totals 35 12 10 12
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 8 3
Cleveland 1 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 x 12 10 0
Boston Red Sox IP H R ER BB SO
Barr L (0-1) 1.2 3 6 1 2 0
Burton 6.1 7 6 3 3 4
Totals 8.0 10 12 4 5 4
Cleveland Indians IP H R ER BB SO
Harrison W (3-2) 9.0 8 2 2 3 2
Totals 9.0 8 2 2 3 2

E –Burleson (16), Doyle (4), Barr (1). DP –Cleveland 2. 2B –Cleveland Bell (7,off Burton). HR –Cleveland Bell 2 (8,2nd inning off Barr 3 on, 2 out,4th inning off Burton 0 on, 1 out); Hendrick (15,7th inning off Burton 0 on, 0 out). SF –Ellis (2,off Barr); Hendrick (4,off Burton). SB –Kuiper (4,2nd base off Barr/Fisk). U-HP –Rich Garcia, 1B –Ron Luciano, 2B –Armando Rodriguez, 3B –Bill Haller. T –2:33. A –22,361.

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