Tag: Lefty Gomez

 Tiny Bonham makes his major league debut for the Yankees and loses‚ 4 – 1‚ to Fritz Ostermueller. Bonham‚ brought up to replace the sore-armed Lefty Gomez‚ will still end the season at 9-3‚ complete 10 games‚ and toss three shutouts. His ERA will be 1.90 but Bob Feller will lead the American League at 2.61, although some will consider Bonham the title holder.

1940 – At Fenway Park‚ 27-year-old Tiny Bonham makes his major league debut for the Yankees and loses‚ 4 – 1‚ to Fritz Ostermueller. Bonham‚ brought up to replace the sore-armed Lefty Gomez‚ will still end the season at 9-3‚ complete 10 games‚ and toss three shutouts. His ERA will be 1.90 but Bob Feller will lead the American League at 2.61, although some will consider Bonham the title holder.

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New York Yankees pitcher Lefty Gomez knocks in the winning run in the 4 – 2 clincher in Game 5 against the New York Giants

1937 – In the World Series, New York Yankees pitcher Lefty Gomez knocks in the winning run in the 4 – 2 clincher in Game 5 against the New York Giants. It is his record fifth World Series win without a loss. Another record comes when the Yankees complete the Series without an error.

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