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Aug 22

Remembering 1924 – The Senators are on the Yankees heels

The Washington Senators did not play on this date.

AL

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Yankees               118   67   50    1  .573     -   614  535
Washington Senators            121   67   52    2  .563   1.0   566  467
Detroit Tigers                 119   65   53    1  .551   2.5   632  590
St. Louis Browns               118   61   56    1  .521   6.0   585  573
Cleveland Indians              119   54   65    0  .454  14.0   574  615
Boston Red Sox                 120   53   64    3  .453  14.0   562  601
Chicago White Sox              115   51   64    0  .443  15.0   592  629
Philadelphia Athletics         120   53   67    0  .442  15.5   502  617
AL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
120 Goslin WAS                566 Wambsganss BOS            501 Rice WAS                  
120 Rice WAS                  561 Cobb DET                  500 Wambsganss BOS            
120 Simmons PHI               551 Rice WAS                  491 Sisler STL                
120 Wambsganss BOS            530 J. Sewell CLE             483 Dugan NY                  

R                             H                             2B                            
117 Ruth NY                   165 Cobb DET                  37  J. Sewell CLE             
88  Cobb DET                  160 Rice WAS                  36  Heilmann DET              
82  Dugan NY                  159 Ruth NY                   36  Wambsganss BOS            
82  Flagstead BOS             153 Jamieson CLE              33  Burns CLE                 
82  Rice WAS                                                33  Meusel NY                 

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
15  Goslin WAS                38  Ruth NY                   101 Ruth NY                   
15  Pipp NY                   20  Hauser PHI                94  Goslin WAS                
13  Heilmann DET              16  Williams STL              91  Heilmann DET              
13  Rice WAS                  15  Jacobson STL              91  Meusel NY                 

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
114 Ruth NY                   64  Ruth NY                   13  Burns CLE                 
80  Sheely CHI                55  Kamm CHI                  11  Manush DET                
77  Rigney DET                48  Dykes PHI                 9   Gerber STL                
72  Cobb DET                  46  Simmons PHI               8   Goslin WAS                

SH                            SB                            CS                            
37  Harris WAS                32  Collins CHI               12  Collins CHI               
29  Severeid STL              19  Harris WAS                12  Hooper CHI                
27  Wambsganss BOS            18  Meusel NY                 12  Rice WAS                  
26  Kamm CHI                  17  Sisler STL                12  Sisler STL                

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.394 Ruth NY                  .530 Ruth NY                  .785 Ruth NY                  
.357 Falk CHI                 .449 Sheely CHI               .546 Jacobson STL             
.347 Cobb DET                 .434 Cobb DET                 .528 Heilmann DET             
.345 Jamieson CLE             .431 Collins CHI              .564 Williams STL *           

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.248 Lutzke CLE               .293 Scott NY                 .317 Lutzke CLE               
.249 Kamm CHI                 .309 Galloway PHI             .327 Peckinpaugh WAS          
.258 Peckinpaugh WAS          .321 Barrett CHI              .328 Scott NY                 
.260 Scott NY                 .321 Wambsganss BOS           .336 Barrett CHI
AL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
39  Shaute CLE                29  Johnson WAS               21  Ehmke BOS                 
37  Holloway DET              28  Ehmke BOS                 21  Pennock NY                
37  Hoyt NY                   28  Shaute CLE                21  Thurston CHI              
37  Quinn BOS                 27  Coveleski CLE             18  Shaute CLE                
                              27  Thurston CHI                                            

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
5   Johnson WAS               22  Connally CHI              9   Marberry WAS              
3   5 players                 20  Gaston NY                 7   Quinn BOS                 
                              18  Holloway DET              7   Russell WAS               
                              18  Marberry WAS              5   Connally CHI              

W                             L                             IP                            
18  Shaute CLE                13  Ehmke BOS                 244.2 Ehmke BOS               
17  Pennock NY                13  Ferguson BOS              239.2 Shaute CLE              
17  Thurston CHI              13  Shaute CLE                226   Thurston CHI            
16  Johnson WAS               12  Coveleski CLE             224.2 Pennock NY              
                              12  Rommel PHI                                              

H                             HR                            R                             
260 Shaute CLE                14  Thurston CHI              119 Stoner DET                
251 Thurston CHI              12  Danforth STL              110 Lyons CHI                 
246 Ehmke BOS                 12  Pennock NY                109 Thurston CHI              
240 Hoyt NY                   12  Stoner DET                107 Shaute CLE                
240 Stoner DET                                                                            

ER                            BB                            SO                            
104 Stoner DET                87  Bush NY                   121 Johnson WAS               
94  Rommel PHI                87  Ferguson BOS              93  Ehmke BOS                 
93  Lyons CHI                 79  Rommel PHI                88  Shawkey NY                
92  Shaute CLE                74  Shaute CLE                77  Pennock NY                
92  Shocker STL                                                                           

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
13  Whitehill DET             6   Meeker PHI                3   Ferguson BOS              
10  Quinn BOS                 5   Jones NY                  3   Gaston NY                 
9   4 players                 5   Shaute CLE                2   Zachary WAS               
                              4   Many players              1   Many players              

ERA                              High ERA                         
2.69 Johnson WAS              5.05 Shawkey NY               
2.69 Baumgartner PHI          5.00 Stoner DET               
2.75 Zachary WAS              4.89 Lyons CHI                
2.88 Pennock NY               4.87 Meeker PHI
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