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April 22, 2007

Charley Keller Powers Yankees to Win Over Red Sox

by @ 6:43 am. Filed under 1947 Yankees, 1947 Yankees Diary - April, Bill Bevens, Charlie Keller

April 22, 1947 at Yankee Stadium

Yankees 5, Red Sox 4  (5-2)

The Yankees needed two runs in the bottom of the eighth to win this one, but they managed to win their third straight game.  Charlie Keller had a big game at the plate.  He went two for three with a homerun, four RBIs and a run.  He had two of the Yankees three hits but the team drew six walks to put together five runs.

Bill Bevens threw a decent game and he picked up the win.  He went the distance and gave up four runs on seven hits with four walks and four strikeouts.

April 17, 2007

Yankees Come From Behind For First Win of 1947

by @ 10:52 am. Filed under 1947 Yankees, 1947 Yankees Diary - April, Bill Bevens, Phil Rizzuto, Tommy Henrich

April 17, 1947 at Yankee Stadium

Yankees 2, Athletics 1  (1-1)

The Yankees came from behind and scored two runs in the eighth inning to squeak by the A’s for their first win of the season.  Tommy Henrich doubled and scored a run while Phil Rizzuto singled and scored the other run.

Bill Bevens was very solid and he went the distance.  He gave up only a single run on three hits and two walks with three strikeouts.

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