On July 27, 1922 — 1922 – Elam Vangilder gives up a home run to Wally Pipp in the 4th but leads, 2 – 1 going in to the 8th inning. The Yankees jump on the Browns starter and on reliever Ray Kolp for four runs before the Browns tie the game with three in the 9th. Dave Danforth comes on Fred Hofmann on a pitch “that sailed a foot.” When umpire Brick Owens examines the ball, he rules it was doctored, earning Danforth an automatic ten-day suspension. Reliever Rasty Wright comes on and serves up a game-winning home run to Wally Schang. The Yanks win, 6 – 5.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference July 27
National Pastime July 27
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