April 11, 1907

American League

New York @ Washington

Orth and Hughes were both hit freely, but were tough in the clutch.  Conroy's hit brought in LaPorte with the eventual game winning run. 

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New York

Washington

NYY

100 200 000 - 3   9 0

LaPorte 3H,2b,3b,RBI Perrine 2H,1R
WAS

000 000 200 - 2 10 1

Hoffman 1H,1R,SB 8 Left on Base

@ American League Park

Pitching

Attendance: 12,902

Orth 1BB,3SO,Wp Hughes 1BB,5SO
Cleveland @ Detroit

Cleveland manages only three infield hits off Mullin. The season opener  was played in 40 degree temperatures. Cobb was the batting star.  

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Cleveland

Detroit

CLE

000 000 000 - 0 3 3

Flick 1H,SB Cobb 2H,2R,SB
DET

000 100 01x - 2 9 1

Stovall 2H,SB,11PO Schaefer 2H,(2)2b,1E

@ Bennett Park

Pitching

Length of Game: 1:40

Leibhardt 1BB,HBP Mullin 2BB,5SO
Chicago @ St. Louis

Cold and threatening weather didn't stop the opening game of the season. It did slow Chicago's bats however. St. Louis defense was very sharp.

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Chicago

St. Louis

WHI

000 000 000 - 0 5 1

FJones 3H,2b,SB,Sac Hemphill 1H, 1R
STL

000 001 000 - 1 8 1

20 Assists Wallace 2H

@ Sportsman's Park

Pitching

Length of Game: 1:28

Altrock 0BB, 1SO Howell 1BB, 3SO
Boston @ Philadelphia

Murphy's critical 2 out error in the 9th allows 2 Boston tallies. Though the home team rallied to tie in their half, the Boston bats erupted in the 14th inning. 

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Boston

Philadelphia

BOS

000 100 003 000 04 - 8 11 6

Unglaub 3H,(3)2b,R Schrek. 2H,2R,2b,SB
PHL

001 000 201 000 00 - 4   5 3 

Ferriss 3H,2b,HR,Sac Knight 2H,2R,2b,SB

@ Columbia Park

Pitching

Length of Game: 2:50

Young 8IP,4H2BB,5K Coombs CG,5BB,7SO

National League

Philadelphia @ New York

An unruly crowd covers the field as the ninth inning starts Umpire Klem tries to restore order to no avail and forfeits the game to Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia

New York

PHL

100 011 00 - 3  11 1

Magee 4H,3b,1RBI Seymour 1H in 3rd
NYG

000 000 00 - 0   1 0

Thomas 2H,2b,1R 8 Left on Base

@ Polo Grounds

Pitching

Attendance: 17,000

Corridon 8BB,3SO McGinnity 0BB,1SO
Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati

Ganzel's 1 out single to right plates the two winning runs in the ninth and sent home 10,000 shivering, but happy fans. Phillippe was lifted after 7.

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Pittsburgh

Cincinnati

PGH

011 000 001 - 3   6 4

Wagner 1H,2E,SB Kane 2H,2b,1R
CIN

000 002 002 - 4 11 1

Nealon 1H,1R,2SB McLean PH 2b in 9th

@ Palace of the Fans

Pitching

Length of Game: 2:30

Leifield 1.1IP,4H,L Ewing CG,8BB,6SO
St. Louis @ Chicago

Cap Anson throws out the ceremonial first ball of the new season. Nearly 10,000 see Overall lose his shutout in the 9th on an error and 2 hits.

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Batteries

STL

000 000 001 - 1 4 3

Fromme, McGlynn and Marshall
CUB

100 111 01x - 6 7 2

Overall and Moran

@ West Side Grounds

Umpires: Johnstone and Carpenter