On April 11, 1917, Babe Ruth of the Boston Red Sox pitches a three-hitter in shutting down the New York Yankees on Opening Day 10-3. Ruth’s performance marks the start of good things to come. He will win 24 games in 1917, while leading the American League with 35 complete games. Dick Hoblitzel and  Tillie Walker had 4 RBI’s each for the Red Sox, Roger Peckinpaugh did the only damage for the Yankees driving in 2 runs.

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Boston Red Sox 10, New York Yankees 3

Game Played on Wednesday, April 11, 1917 (D) at Polo Grounds V

BOS A    2  0  0    0  0  1    4  0  3  -  10 14  1
NY  A    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  3  0

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