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Jul 16

Remembering 1924 – The Senators are in a tight race for first place

AL

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Yankees                85   48   36    1  .571     -   445  382
Washington Senators             85   47   36    2  .566   0.5   416  337
Detroit Tigers                  86   47   38    1  .553   1.5   457  434
Chicago White Sox               82   41   41    0  .500   6.0   456  455
St. Louis Browns                81   39   42    0  .481   7.5   402  411
Cleveland Indians               83   39   44    0  .470   8.5   411  445
Boston Red Sox                  86   38   46    2  .452  10.0   403  413
Philadelphia Athletics          84   34   50    0  .405  14.0   318  431

The Washington Senators did not play on this date.
AL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
86  Cobb DET                  409 Wambsganss BOS            361 Wambsganss BOS            
86  Rigney DET                403 Cobb DET                  350 Dugan NY                  
86  Wambsganss BOS            385 Rice WAS                  348 Rice WAS                  
85  5 players                 384 Dugan NY                  343 Cobb DET                  
                                                            343 Witt NY                   

R                             H                             2B                            
84  Ruth NY                   120 Cobb DET                  29  Heilmann DET              
66  Cobb DET                  116 Jamieson CLE              26  J. Sewell CLE             
62  Collins CHI               112 Goslin WAS                26  Veach BOS                 
62  Rice WAS                  110 Rice WAS                  25  Wambsganss BOS            

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
11  Goslin WAS                26  Ruth NY                   72  Ruth NY                   
8   Heilmann DET              16  Williams STL              70  Goslin WAS                
8   Pipp NY                   14  Hauser PHI                67  J. Sewell CLE             
7   Sisler STL                13  Jacobson STL              64  Heilmann DET              

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
84  Ruth NY                   45  Kamm CHI                  11  Burns CLE                 
58  Sheely CHI                44  Ruth NY                   7   Manush DET                
54  Collins CHI               36  Riconda PHI               6   Gerber STL                
52  Williams STL              30  Rigney DET                6   Goslin WAS                
                              30  Ward NY                                                 

SH                            SB                            CS                            
25  Harris WAS                24  Collins CHI               10  Hooper CHI                
23  Severeid STL              16  Williams STL              10  Sisler STL                
22  Wambsganss BOS            15  Harris WAS                9   Barrett CHI               
20  Ruel WAS                  14  Barrett CHI               9   Collins CHI               

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.384 Ruth NY                  .530 Ruth NY                  .765 Ruth NY                  
.369 Falk CHI                 .447 Sheely CHI               .571 Williams STL             
.353 Goslin WAS               .435 Cobb DET                 .549 Heilmann DET             
.350 Cobb DET                 .434 Heilmann DET             .548 Jacobson STL             

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.234 Kamm CHI                 .291 Galloway PHI             .325 Lee BOS                  
.254 Lee BOS                  .306 Scott NY                 .333 Kamm CHI                 
.256 Riconda PHI              .307 Wambsganss BOS           .337 Peckinpaugh WAS          
.258 Wambsganss BOS           .309 Severeid STL             .339 Galloway PHI
AL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
28  Shaute CLE                21  Johnson WAS               16  Ehmke BOS                 
27  Connally CHI              20  Ehmke BOS                 16  Thurston CHI              
26  Ehmke BOS                 20  Hoyt NY                   14  Pennock NY                
26  Hoyt NY                   20  Shaute CLE                13  Shaute CLE                

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
4   Johnson WAS               17  Connally CHI              7   Marberry WAS              
3   Ogden PHI-WAS             14  Gaston NY                 4   Connally CHI              
3   Rommel PHI                14  Holloway DET              4   Quinn BOS                 
2   Many players              12  Marberry WAS              4   Russell WAS               

W                             L                             IP                            
14  Thurston CHI              10  Lyons CHI                 181   Ehmke BOS               
12  Hoyt NY                   9   6 players                 179.1 Shaute CLE              
12  Shaute CLE                                              161   Hoyt NY                 
11  3 players                                               160.1 Thurston CHI            

H                             HR                            R                             
201 Shaute CLE                10  Thurston CHI              88  Stoner DET                
186 Hoyt NY                   9   Pennock NY                85  Lyons CHI                 
180 Stoner DET                9   Shocker STL               80  Shocker STL               
178 Lyons CHI                 9   Stoner DET                76  Ehmke BOS                 
                                                            76  Shaute CLE                

ER                            BB                            SO                            
75  Stoner DET                66  Ferguson BOS              93  Johnson WAS               
71  Lyons CHI                 61  Bush NY                   74  Shawkey NY                
71  Shocker STL               56  Shaute CLE                72  Ehmke BOS                 
66  Hoyt NY                   54  Ehmke BOS                 52  Hoyt NY                   
                                                            52  Shaute CLE                

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
9   Whitehill DET             5   Shaute CLE                3   Gaston NY                 
8   Johnson WAS               4   5 players                 2   Zachary WAS               
8   Piercy BOS                                              1   Many players              
7   Bayne STL                                                                             
7   Quinn BOS                                                                             

ERA                              High ERA                         
2.72 Johnson WAS              5.35 Shocker STL              
2.80 Wingard STL              5.20 Meeker PHI               
2.99 Pennock NY               5.16 Piercy BOS               
3.09 Quinn BOS                5.06 Cole DET
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