April 15, 1904

American League

Boston @ New York

The first 4 batters in the Boston lineup accounted for 6 hits and all 4 runs. New York's shortstop Kid Elberfeld was tossed for arguing a strike call.

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Boston

New York

BOS

200 200 000 -  4 9 3

Dougherty 2H, 2R, 3b Keeler 1H,1R
NYY

000 001 000 -  1 4 0

Stahl 2H, 1R, 3b 8 Men Left on Base

@ Hilltop Park

Pitching

Length of Game: 2:10 

Gibson 4BB, 4SO Powell 2BB, 8 SO
Philadelphia @ Washington

Connie Mack's boys started fast but failed to hold the lead. It took a 9th inning rally to get the game into extra frames.  

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Batteries

PHL

400 100 001 0 - 6

  

Henley and Powers
WAS

000 400 020 0 - 6

 

Patten and Kittridge

@ American League Park

Attendance: 1,100

National League

Boston @ Philadelphia

Boston pounds rookie Tom Barry for 6 hits and 5 runs in the first inning. Phils starting catcher Red Dooin was run from the game. by Umpire Moran.

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Batteries

BOS

500 000 001 - 6

 

Pittenger and Moran
PHL

000 000 000 - 0

 

Barry, Brackenridge and Dooin

@ Baker Bowl

Attendance 2,383 

Chicago @ Cincinnati

Darkness put an end to this hotly contested game. Skirmishes between Huggins and Evers then Evers and Dolan highlighted the battle.

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Batteries

CUB

001 201 001 0 - 5

 

Corridon and Kling
CIN

400 000 010 0 - 5

 

Kellum and Peitz

@ Palace of the Fans

Attendance 1,800 

New York @ Brooklyn

Brooklyn's 4 errors led to many easy runs for the Giants. Brooklyn second baseman Strang ejected in 4th after disputing McCormick stolen base call.

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New York

Brooklyn

NYG

000 120 102 -  5 6 4

Mertes Solo HR in 4th Babb 2H, 2b
BRK

000 010 100 -  2 7 3

Warner 0H,2R,2E Cronin 2H, 2RBI, E

@ Washington Park

Pitching

Length of Game: 1:45 

McGinnity 2BB, 5SO Cronin 2BB, 2SO, L
Pittsburgh @ St. Louis

Seven thousand fans attended the Cardinals home opener. Despite being outhit, the NL Champions from last season held off the home team. 

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Batteries

PGH

130 000 010 - 5

 

Phillippe and Phelps
STL

010 110 010 - 4

 

Taylor and Byers

@ Robison Field

Umpire: Mr. O'Day