April 19, 1902

National League

Philadelphia @ New York

Seven errors committed by seven different New York players resulted in their defeat. Philadelphia rookie Salisbury makes his debut but was lifted for Voorhees. 2 New York errors led to 4 runs un the 6th. 

Linescore 

Philadelphia

New York

PHL

100 014 000 - 6   6 4

Thomas 1H,2R Lauder 2H,1R,SB,E
NYG

200 101 000 - 4 11 7

Childs 1H,2R Smith 2H,2R,2SB,E

@ Polo Grounds

Pitching

Attendance: 12,000  

Vorhees 1BB,4SO Thielman 6IP,5BB,4SO
Brooklyn @ Boston [DH]

Boston's home opener was spoiled by Brooklyns batting rally in the thirteenth inning. 4 hits, including a triple and 3 singles put the 2 runs on the board that wins it. 

Linescore - Game 1

Brooklyn

Boston

BRK

010 000 000 000 2 - 3 11 3

Keeler 3H,0R,2b Cooley 2H,1R
BOS

000 010 000 000 0 - 1   8 2

Irwin 3H,1R,2E Long 2H,2b,E

@ South End Grounds

Pitching

Attendance: 5,000 

McCann 4BB,2SO Pittinger 2BB,7SO,HBP
Boston finally salvages a game from the four game series. Willis walks 2 men in the 8th to load the bases, but manages to escape with no damage. The pitchers combine for 4 base hits.  

Linescore - Game 2

Brooklyn

Boston

BRK

000 102 000 - 3   9 3

Dahlen 1H,HR Willis 2H,1R,E
BOS

000 001 31x - 5 12 2

Farrell 3H,2b,0R Long 2H,1R,2b,E

@ South End Grounds

Pitching

Attendance: 8,000 

McMakin 1BB, 0SO,1Debut Willis 2BB,3SO
Pittsburgh @ St. Louis

In one of the poorest exhibitions of defense ever, St. Louis racks up 11 errors leading to numerous Pittsburgh runs. Only one St. Louis player not guilty of an error, that being Hazelton at first base. Chesbro has 2 hits, a run and a triple to compliment his pitching duties.

Linescore 

Pittsburgh

St. Louis

PGH

220 200 013 - 10 13  4

O'Connor 2H,2R Smoot 2H,1R,2b,SB,2E
STL 

002 100 100 -  4   9 11

Wagner 1H.1R,SB,2E Donovan 1H,1R,SB,E

@ Robison Field

Pitching

Length of Game- 1:50 

Chesbro 1BB,5SO,3HBP Popp 1BB,2SO,Wp,1Debut
Chicago @ Cincinnati

Ewing makes his debut with a splash. He issues 7 walks in the 4th inning allowing Chicago to take the lead. Amazingly Chicago has only 1 hit through 8 innings. Gardner gets knocked out and is relieved by Rhoades.

Linescore 

Chicago

Cincinnati

CUB

000 501 003 - 9   5 5

Schaefer 1H,2R Crawford 2H,1R,SB
CIN

200 011 001 - 5 10 2

O'Hagan 1H,2R Dobbs 2H,1R,2b

@ Palace of the Fans

Pitching

Umpire: Mr. Emslie 

Gardner 3BB,2SO Ewing 10BB,5SO,Wp,CG

American League

Baltimore @ Boston

First American League game of the season and the honors go to the locales as they put together a fierce batting rally in the 9th. 

Linescore

Batteries

BAL

030 000 111 - 6 10 1

Hughes and Robinson
BOS

000 210 004 - 7 12 7 

Young and Criger

@ Huntington Avenue Grounds

Attendance: 15,000