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April 30, 2007

Yankees Held to Single Run, Five Game Winning Streak Ends

by @ 8:32 am. Filed under 1937 Yankees, 1937 Yankees Diary - April, George Selkirk, Kemp Wicker, Lou Gehrig

April 30, 1937 at Griffith Stadium

Senators 4, Yankees 1  (5-2)

The Yankees five gave winning streak came to end in a game that saw only five Yankee hits.  George Selkirk drove home Lou Gehrig in the sixth inning for the team’s only run of the game and Gehrig finished the game with two hits.

Kemp Wicker was hit hard early and he took the loss.  He gave up all four runs in the first two innings to dig a hole that the Yankees couldn’t climb out of.

April 29, 2007

Red Rolfe, Roy Johnson Drive in Two Runs Each in Yankees Fifth Straight Win

by @ 8:28 am. Filed under 1937 Yankees, 1937 Yankees Diary - April, George Selkirk, Monte Pearson, Red Rolfe, Roy Johnson

April 29, 1937 at Griffith Stadium

Yankees 4, Senators 2  (5-1)

The Yankees doubled up the Senators today and the offense was primarily provided by Red Rolfe and Roy Johnson.  Rolfe finished the game with two hits, two RBIs and a run while Johnson had a single hit and two RBIs.  George Selkirk also had a nice game and he led all Yankees with three hits.

Monte Pearson went the distance and he picked up the win for the Yankees.  He gave up two runs on six hits and four walks with seven strikeouts in the win.

April 25, 2007

Johnson, Tony Lazzeri Lead Yankees in Blow Out Win

by @ 8:11 am. Filed under 1937 Yankees, 1937 Yankees Diary - April, Bump Hadley, George Selkirk, Pat Malone, Roy Johnson, Tony Lazzeri

April 25, 1937 at Fenway Park

Yankees 9, Red Sox 3  (2-1)

The Yankees ran up the score today against the Red Sox.  Roy Johnson had a big day at the plate with three hits and two RBIs while Tony Lazerri had two hits and two RBIs.  George Selkirk also had a nice game with two hits and two runs.

Bump Hadley got the start but he didn’t get a decision when he ran into trouble in the fifth inning.  Pat Malone picked him up and threw 4 1/3 innings to pick up the win.

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