On June 8 1920 — At the Polo Grounds, Edd Roush of the Cincinnati Reds falls asleep in center field during a long argument in the infield. George Burns had doubled off Dolf Luque, he takes third on Pat Duncan’s error. Heinie Groh goes out to wake him, but the chief umpire ejects Roush for delaying the game. Burns will score the winning run on the next play as Duncan made another error. Jesse Barnes (6-7) picks up the win and Luque (2-1) takes the loss, 5-4 final.

 

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New York Giants 5, Cincinnati Reds 4

Game Played on Tuesday, June 8, 1920 (D) at Polo Grounds V

CIN N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  2  0  -   4 10  5
NY  N    2  0  0    2  0  0    0  1  x  -   5  9  2

WP: J. Barnes (6-7)
LP: Luque (2-1)

 

Play by Play

Umpires: HP - Barry McCormick, 1B - Pete Harrison
Ejections: Edd Roush by Barry McCormick [Delay: fell asleep in OF
during rhubarb]; Ivey Wingo by Barry McCormick [Fair/foul call]
Attendance: 12000
Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               New York Giants          
1. Rath                2b        Burns               lf
2. Daubert             1b        Bancroft            ss
3. Groh                3b        Youngs              rf
4. Roush               cf        Doyle               2b
5. Duncan              lf        Kauff               cf
6. Kopf                ss        Lear                3b
7. Neale               rf        Kelly               1b
8. Wingo               c         Smith               c
9. Fisher              p         J. Barnes           p

REDS 1ST: Rath singled to center; Daubert singled to left [Rath
to second]; Groh out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Rath to third, Daubert to second]; Roush hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Rath scored, Daubert to third (on throw)]; Duncan flied
out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Burns walked; Bancroft struck out while Burns stole
second; Youngs singled to left [Burns scored, Youngs to second
(on throw)]; Doyle singled to right [Youngs to third]; Kauff hit
a sacrifice fly to center [Youngs scored]; Doyle was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
1, Giants 2.

REDS 2ND: Kopf grounded out (first to pitcher); Neale singled to
catcher; Wingo grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop
to first) [Neale out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1,
Giants 2.

GIANTS 2ND: Lear grounded out (third to first); Kelly popped to
catcher in foul territory; Smith lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 1, Giants 2.

REDS 3RD: Fisher lined to first; Rath flied out to right;
Daubert singled; Groh out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 1, Giants 2.

GIANTS 3RD: J. Barnes singled to right; J. Barnes was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Burns singled to second
[Burns to second (error by Rath)]; Bancroft popped to third in
foul territory; Burns was caught stealing third (catcher to
third); 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Giants 2.

REDS 4TH: Roush grounded out (second to first); Duncan flied out
to left; Kopf singled to right; Neale made an out to second; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Giants 2.

GIANTS 4TH: On a bunt Youngs singled to pitcher; Doyle singled
to right [Youngs to third, Doyle to second (error by Roush)];
Kauff singled to pitcher [Youngs scored, Doyle scored]; SALLEE
REPLACED FISHER (PITCHING); Lear grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Kauff out at second]; Kelly reached
on an error by Kopf [Kelly to first]; Smith grounded out (second
to first); 2 R, 3 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Giants 4.

REDS 5TH: Wingo flied out to left; Sallee walked; Rath singled
to right [Sallee to second]; Daubert flied out to center; Groh
flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 1, Giants 4.

GIANTS 5TH: J. Barnes popped to third in foul territory; Burns
popped to second; Bancroft flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 1, Giants 4.

REDS 6TH: Roush flied out to center; Duncan grounded out (second
to first); Kopf reached on an error by Lear [Kopf to first];
Neale doubled to center [Kopf scored (error by Kauff) (unearned)
(no RBI)]; Wingo made an out to second; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 2, Giants 4.

GIANTS 6TH: Youngs grounded out (second to first); Doyle
grounded out (third to first); Kauff grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 2, Giants 4.

REDS 7TH: Sallee lined to second; Rath lined to center; Daubert
singled to right; Groh flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 2, Giants 4.

GIANTS 7TH: Lear flied out to left; Kelly flied out to center;
Smith singled to center; J. Barnes flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 2, Giants 4.

REDS 8TH: Roush grounded out (catcher to first); Duncan grounded
out (shortstop to first); Kopf walked; Neale doubled to right
[Kopf to third]; Wingo walked; SEE BATTED FOR SALLEE; See
singled to left [Kopf scored, Neale scored, Wingo to third];
Rath grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Reds 4, Giants 4.

GIANTS 8TH: LUQUE REPLACED SEE (PITCHING); Burns doubled to left
[Burns to third (error by Duncan)]; Wingo ejected for arguing
Burns hit foul In protest (eject or foul?) Roush laid down in
CF. Ejected; RARIDEN REPLACED WINGO (PLAYING C ); CRANE
REPLACED ROUSH (PLAYING RF); NEALE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
CF); Bancroft reached on an error by Duncan [Burns scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Bancroft to first]; On a bunt Youngs hit
into a double play (pitcher to first) [Bancroft out at second];
Doyle popped to shortstop; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4,
Giants 5.

REDS 9TH: Daubert flied out to left; Groh popped to catcher in
foul territory; Crane grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Giants 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             4  10   5    9
 Giants           5   9   2    2