On July 25, 1941, At Fenway Park, On his third try, Lefty Grove of the Boston Red Sox wins his 300th game, a 10-6 decision over the Cleveland Indians. Grove becomes the sixth pitcher in major league history since 1901 to earn his 300th victory. The 41 year-old Red Sox southpaw joins Cy Young, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Grover Cleveland Alexander, and Eddie Plank in reaching the milestone this will be his last victory in the big leagues.


 

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INDIANS 1ST: Boudreau flied out to left; On a bunt Rosenthal
grounded out (pitcher to first); Walker struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 1ST: DiMaggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Finney
grounded out (pitcher to second to first); Cronin was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Heath singled to center; Keltner doubled to left
[Heath to third]; Trosky walked; Grimes flied out to left [Heath
scored]; Desautels popped to catcher; Krakauskas struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 2ND: Williams walked; Foxx popped to shortstop; Tabor
flied out to center; Doerr popped to third in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 0.

INDIANS 3RD: Boudreau singled to left; Boudreau stole second;
Rosenthal singled to third [Boudreau to third]; Walker singled
to left [Boudreau scored, Rosenthal to third, Walker out at
second (left to third to second)]; Heath singled to left
[Rosenthal scored]; Heath stole second; Keltner doubled to left
[Heath scored]; Keltner was caught stealing third (catcher to
third); Trosky struck out; 3 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Red
Sox 0.

RED SOX 3RD: Peacock walked; On a bunt Grove struck out;
DiMaggio struck out; Finney grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Red Sox 0.

INDIANS 4TH: Grimes grounded out (shortstop to first); Desautels
singled to left; Krakauskas was called out on strikes; Boudreau
doubled to left [Desautels to third]; Rosenthal was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 4TH: Cronin reached on an error by Trosky; Williams
singled to right [Cronin to second]; Foxx walked [Cronin to
third, Williams to second]; Tabor walked [Cronin scored
(unearned), Williams to third, Foxx to second]; HARDER REPLACED
KRAKAUSKAS (PITCHING); Doerr popped to catcher in foul
territory; Peacock singled to center [Tabor to second, Foxx to
third, Williams scored]; Grove flied out to left; DiMaggio
forced Peacock (second to shortstop); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 3
LOB. Indians 4, Red Sox 2.

INDIANS 5TH: Walker grounded out (first unassisted); Heath flied
out to left; Keltner grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Red Sox 2.

RED SOX 5TH: On a bunt Finney singled to third; Cronin lined to
third; Williams homered [Finney scored]; Foxx walked; Tabor
singled [Foxx to second]; Doerr popped to third in foul
territory; Peacock flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Indians 4, Red Sox 4.

INDIANS 6TH: Trosky singled to right; Grimes flied out to
center; Trosky was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Desautels grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Red Sox 4.

RED SOX 6TH: Grove grounded out (shortstop to first); DiMaggio
reached on an error by Grimes [DiMaggio to second]; Finney flied
out to left; Cronin flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Indians 4, Red Sox 4.

INDIANS 7TH: Harder struck out; Boudreau homered; Rosenthal
grounded out (second to first); Walker tripled [Walker scored
(error by Williams) (unearned) (no RBI)]; Heath flied out to
center; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 4.

RED SOX 7TH: MACK REPLACED TROSKY (PLAYING 2B); GRIMES CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Williams walked; Foxx popped to catcher
in foul territory; Tabor homered [Williams scored]; Doerr was
called out on strikes; Peacock singled to center; MILNAR
REPLACED HARDER (PITCHING); Grove doubled to left [Peacock out
at home (left to shortstop to catcher)]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Indians 6, Red Sox 6.

INDIANS 8TH: Keltner popped to catcher in foul territory; Mack
popped to shortstop; Grimes flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 6.

RED SOX 8TH: DiMaggio walked; Finney out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [DiMaggio to second]; Cronin was walked
intentionally; Williams popped to third in foul territory; Foxx
tripled to center [Cronin scored, DiMaggio scored, Foxx scored
(error by Mack) (no RBI)]; Tabor homered; Doerr struck out; 4 R,
2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 10.

INDIANS 9TH: S. NEWSOME REPLACED CRONIN (PLAYING SS); SPENCE
REPLACED WILLIAMS (PLAYING LF); HEMSLEY BATTED FOR DESAUTELS;
Hemsley flied out to left; BELL BATTED FOR MILNAR; Bell flied
out to center; Boudreau flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 10.