On July 26, 1922 — At Sportsman Park, In several pregame fights between Yankee teammates, Bob Meusel and Wally Schang duke it out in the dugout. Then Babe Ruth and Wally Pipp take a turn.

Future Hall of Famer Waite Hoyt starts for the Yankees, the Browns chase Hoyt and are score 5 in the 7th to take a 6-3 lead. The Yankees lead by Ruth score 4 in the 8th and 9th to beat the Browns 11-6.

 

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New York Yankees 11, St. Louis Browns 6

 

Game Played on Wednesday, July 26, 1922 (D) at Sportsman’s Park III

NY  A    0  1  0    0  0  0    2  4  4  -  11 14  1
STL A    0  1  0    0  0  0    5  0  0  -   6 10  0

Play by Play

YANKEES 1ST: Witt walked; On a bunt Dugan made an out to first;
Meusel lined to left; Ruth grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Browns 0.

BROWNS 1ST: Gerber grounded out (second to first); Tobin made an
out to first; Sisler flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 0, Browns 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Schang was hit by a pitch; Pipp singled to center
[Schang to third]; Ward out on a sacrifice fly (center
unassisted) [Schang scored, Pipp to second]; Scott reached on a
fielder’s choice [Pipp out at third (third unassisted)]; Hoyt
grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees
1, Browns 0.

BROWNS 2ND: Williams walked; McManus forced Williams (pitcher to
shortstop); Jacobson singled [McManus to second]; Severeid
singled to left [McManus scored, Jacobson to second]; Bronkie
forced Severeid (second to shortstop) [Jacobson to third];
Wright forced Bronkie (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB. Yankees 1, Browns 1.

YANKEES 3RD: Witt walked; Dugan forced Witt (third to second);
Meusel grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Dugan out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 1,
Browns 1.

BROWNS 3RD: Gerber grounded out (shortstop to first); Tobin
doubled to right; Sisler grounded out (second to first) [Tobin
to third]; Williams walked; McManus flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Browns 1.

YANKEES 4TH: Ruth grounded out (shortstop to first); Schang
grounded out (first unassisted); Pipp walked; Pipp was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 1, Browns 1.

BROWNS 4TH: Jacobson struck out; Severeid grounded out (third to
first); Bronkie flied to left in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB. Yankees 1, Browns 1.

YANKEES 5TH: Ward grounded out (third to first); Scott grounded
out (shortstop to first); Hoyt lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Browns 1.

BROWNS 5TH: Wright grounded out (first unassisted); Gerber flied
to center; Tobin popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 1, Browns 1.

YANKEES 6TH: Witt struck out; Dugan was called out on strikes;
Meusel flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Browns
1.

BROWNS 6TH: Sisler lined to center; Williams popped to third in
foul territory; McManus popped to catcher in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Browns 1.

YANKEES 7TH: Ruth homered; Schang singled to center; Pipp
singled to right [Schang to third]; Ward singled to left [Schang
scored, Pipp to second]; Scott flied to center; Hoyt hit into a
double play (second to shortstop) [Pipp out at third]; 2 R, 4 H,
0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Browns 1.

BROWNS 7TH: Jacobson singled to center; Severeid doubled
[Jacobson scored]; On a bunt Bronkie singled [Severeid to
third]; COLLINS BATTED FOR WRIGHT; Collins singled to right
[Severeid scored, Bronkie to second]; BUSH REPLACED HOYT
(PITCHING); On a bunt Gerber singled [Bronkie to third, Collins
to second]; DURST RAN FOR COLLINS; Tobin singled to right
[Bronkie scored, Durst scored (error by Meusel) (unearned) (no
RBI), Gerber to third, Tobin to second]; Sisler popped to
second; Williams out on a sacrifice fly (right unassisted)
[Gerber scored, Tobin to third]; McManus walked; Tobin was
caught stealing home (catcher to second to third to catcher to
third) [McManus to second]; 5 R (4 ER), 6 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Yankees 3, Browns 6.

YANKEES 8TH: DANFORTH REPLACED DURST (PITCHING); Witt singled to
center; Dugan singled [Witt to second]; SHOCKER REPLACED
DANFORTH (PITCHING); Meusel singled [Witt to third, Dugan to
second]; Ruth forced Meusel (second to shortstop) [Witt scored,
Dugan to third]; Schang tripled [Dugan scored, Ruth scored];
Pipp out on a sacrifice fly (right unassisted) [Schang scored];
Ward popped to catcher in foul territory; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 7, Browns 6.

BROWNS 8TH: Jacobson flied to left; Severeid singled; Bronkie
made an out to third; SHORTEN BATTED FOR SHOCKER; Shorten forced
Severeid (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees
7, Browns 6.

YANKEES 9TH: BAYNE REPLACED SHORTEN (PITCHING); Scott doubled to
right; On a bunt Bush singled [Scott to third]; Witt walked
while Scott advanced to home on a wild pitch [Bush to second];
On a bunt Dugan singled [Bush to third, Witt to second]; Meusel
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Bush
scored (RBI), Witt to third, Dugan out at second]; Ruth homered
[Witt scored]; Schang doubled to left; Pipp lined to shortstop;
4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Yankees 11, Browns 6.

BROWNS 9TH: Gerber struck out; Tobin flied to left; Sisler out
on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Yankees 11, Browns 6.

Final Totals R H E LOB
Yankees 11 14 1 4
Browns 6 10 0 6

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