April 19, 1907

American League

Detroit @ Cleveland

The cold weather affected the Tigers defense and their errors proved costly. Detroit leaves 7 men on base and Ty Cobb goes hitless. 

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Detroit

Cleveland

DET

001 000 000 - 1 7 3

Schmidt 2H, 1R, 2E Lajoie 2H, 2b
CLE

001 120 000 - 4 6 0 

Carwford 1H Stivall 1H, 1R

@ League Park

Pitching

Length of Game: 1:38

Siever 2BB, 6SO, HBP Liebhardt 2BB, 5SO
St. Louis @ Chicago

In Chicago's home opener, they execute a 1st inning double steal for the games only run. St. Louis has now lost 5 straight after an opening day victory. Big Ed Walsh was nearly unhittable. 

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St. Louis

Chicago

STL

000 000 000 - 0 3 0

Pickering 1H F Jones 1H, 1R, SB
WHI

100 000 00x - 1 3 0 

Wallace 1H Walsh 1H, 2b

@ SOuth Side Park III

Pitching

Length of Game: 1:38

Jacobson 2BB, 2SO Walsh 0BB, 2SO

National League

New York @ Boston

Four walks,  a hit batsmen and an infield single in the 1st spelled doom for Boston. Game 2 of this scheduled doubleheader was postponed due to rain and snow. 

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New York

Boston

NYG

300 010 000 - 4 2 1

Dahlen 1H, 2RBI Brain 2H, 3b, 1RBI
BOS

000 000 100 - 1 4 0 

Bowerman 1H,1RBI,1R,PB Bridwell 0H, 1R

@ South End Grounds

Pitching

Attendance: 8,000

Ames 2BB, 6 SO Dormer 6BB, 4SO, 3HBP
Cincinnati @ St. Louis

Despite the cold weather, St. Louis won their home opener and ran their record to 2-4. Beebe was the pitching and hitting star. Baxter scores a run in his debut. 

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Cincinnati

St. Louis

CIN

000 010 000 - 1   5 3 

Huggins 2H Beebe 3H, 1R
STL

001 001 02x - 4 10 2

Mowrey 2H, 1R Baxter 1H, 1R

@ Robison Field

Pitching

Length of Game: 2:20

Essick 1BB, 4SO Beebe 3BB, 7SO, HBP, WP