April 14, 1904

American League

Boston @ New York

Despite an early morning snowstorm and cold weather, New York beat the champs to open the season. Boston errors led to many runs. 

Linescore 

Boston

New York

BOS

000 000 101 - 2   6 3

Parent 1H, HR Anderson 2H,2R
NYY

511 100 00x - 8 10 0

Freeman 1H, HR Chesbro 2b,HR,2R

@ Hilltop Park

Pitching

Attendance: 15,000  

Young 0BB, 2SO Chesbro 1BB, 4SO
Cleveland @ Chicago

Final 

Records 

Starters

CLE

6

1-0

Bill Bernhard
WHI

1

0-1 Frank Owen

@ South Side Park III

Note:

Detroit @ St. Louis

Final 

Records 

Starters

DET

7

1-0

George Mullin
STL

2

0-1 Ed Siever

@ Sportsman's Park 

Note:

Philadelphia @ Washington

Final 

Records 

Starters

PHL

8

1-0 Eddie Plank
WAS

3

0-1 Highball Wilson

@ American League Park

Note:

National League

New York @ Brooklyn

The weather was cold but New York's bats were hot. Mertes hit brought in the first two runs of the season and proved enough for Mathewson. 

Linescore

New York

Brooklyn

NYG

211 101 010 - 7 10 0

Browne 3H, 1R, 2RBI Strang 1H, 2b, 1R
BRK

100 000 000 - 1   3 4

Bowerman 2H,2R,RBI Dobbs 0H, 1RBI

@ Washington Park

Pitching

Attendance: 15,000 

Mathewson 2BB, 3SO Jones 4BB, 2SO,Wp
Boston @ Philadelphia

Willis pitched well through 5 innings but the flood gates opened up in the sixth. The game was played in very cold conitions. 

Linescore

Batteries

BOS

100 000 010 - 2   9 3

Willis and Moran
PHL

001 003 11x - 6 12 2

Duggleby and Dooin 

@ Baker Bowl

Attendance 5,100

Chicago @ Cincinnati

Tinker's error in the ninth inning allowed the winning run to score.  Two other Chicago  errors allowed Cincinnati to score their other two runs. 

Linescore

Batteries

CUB

200 000 000 - 2 7 4

Weimer and Kling
CIN

100 001 001 - 3 3 0

Sutthoff and Peitz

@ Palace of the Fans

Attendance 13,000