On August 14, 1934 — At Yankee Stadium The largest weekday crowd in history watches as the Detroit Tigers sweep a pair at Yankee Stadium. It is the Tigers’ 14th straight; Schoolboy Rowe has won 13 in succession. Rowe improved to 17-4, and Red Ruffing who started for the Yankees drops to 12-8.

The top of the Tigers order did the damage, knocking out 10 hits and driving in and scoring 6 of the 7 runs. Charlie Gehringer lead the way with 3 hits, 4 RBI’s and a homerun. Lou Gehrig knocked one out for the Yankees.

 

FLASHBACK Babe Ruth slides into home at Yankee Stadium on August 14, 1934, attempting to score on a ground ball hit to short. The throw from Billy Rogell is wide, but Detroit catcher Ray Hayworth made the tag to record the out. Later that season, the Tigers won the pennant.
Babe Ruth slides into home at Yankee Stadium on August 14, 1934, attempting to score on a ground ball hit to short. The throw from Billy Rogell is wide, but Detroit catcher Ray Hayworth made the tag to record the out. Later that season, the Tigers won the pennant.

 

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Detroit Tigers 7, New York Yankees 3 (Game 2)

Game Played on Tuesday, August 14, 1934 (D) at Yankee Stadium I

DET A    2  0  1    0  0  0    0  2  2  -   7 12  1
NY  A    0  0  0    0  1  2    0  0  0  -   3  4  0
Rowe W(17-4) Ruffing L(12-8)

Play by Play

 

TIGERS 1ST: White singled to center; Cochrane grounded out
(third to first) [White to second]; Gehringer homered [White
scored]; Goslin struck out; Rogell struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB. Tigers 2, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Crosetti grounded out (third to first); Saltzgaver
struck out; Chapman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Yankees 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Greenberg struck out; Owen lined to left; Fox
singled to left; Rowe grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Gehrig struck out; Selkirk grounded out (shortstop
to first); Byrd was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Tigers 2, Yankees 0.

TIGERS 3RD: White struck out; Cochrane tripled; Gehringer
reached on a fielder’s choice [Cochrane out at home (shortstop
to catcher to third to catcher), Gehringer to second]; Goslin
singled to center [Gehringer scored]; Rogell grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Jorgens struck out; Heffner flied to right; Ruffing
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Tigers 3,
Yankees 0.

TIGERS 4TH: Greenberg struck out; Owen flied to right; Fox
singled to right; Rowe struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Tigers
3, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Crosetti flied to left; Saltzgaver flied to right;
Chapman flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Tigers 3,
Yankees 0.

TIGERS 5TH: White flied to left; Cochrane was called out on
strikes; Gehringer grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB. Tigers 3, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Gehrig singled to center; Selkirk singled to right
[Gehrig to third]; Byrd reached on a fielder’s choice [Gehrig
out at home (pitcher to catcher to third), Selkirk to third,
Byrd to second]; Jorgens flied to center [Selkirk scored (RBI),
Byrd to third (error by White)]; Heffner walked; Ruffing forced
Heffner (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Tigers 3,
Yankees 1.

TIGERS 6TH: Goslin popped to second; Rogell flied to center;
Greenberg struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 6TH: Crosetti singled to center; Saltzgaver forced
Crosetti (first to shortstop); Chapman popped to catcher in foul
territory; Gehrig homered [Saltzgaver scored]; Selkirk lined to
left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Yankees 3.

TIGERS 7TH: Owen lined to center; Fox struck out; Rowe struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, Yankees 3.

YANKEES 7TH: Byrd flied to right; Jorgens struck out; Heffner
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Tigers
3, Yankees 3.

TIGERS 8TH: White singled to left; Cochrane singled to left
[White to second]; Gehringer singled to center [White scored,
Cochrane to second]; Goslin grounded out (first unassisted)
[Cochrane to third, Gehringer to second]; Rogell was walked
intentionally; Greenberg forced Rogell (shortstop to second)
[Cochrane scored, Gehringer to third]; Owen popped to second; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Tigers 5, Yankees 3.

YANKEES 8TH: Ruffing grounded out (second to first); Crosetti
flied to left; Saltzgaver popped to third in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Yankees 3.

TIGERS 9TH: Fox popped to second; Rowe walked; White singled to
right [Rowe to second]; Cochrane struck out; Gehringer singled
to right [Rowe scored, White to third]; Goslin singled to center
[White scored, Gehringer to third]; Rogell grounded out (second
to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Tigers 7, Yankees 3.

YANKEES 9TH: Chapman grounded out (shortstop to first); Gehrig
flied to left; Selkirk grounded out (pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Tigers 7, Yankees 3.

Final Totals R H E LOB
Tigers 7 12 1 7
Yankees 3 4 0 2