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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 24, 2007

Hoag, Tony Lazerri Hit Yankees to First Win of the Season

by @ 8:04 am. Filed under 1937 Yankees, 1937 Yankees Diary - April, Johnny Murphy, Monte Pearson, Myril Hoag, Tony Lazzeri

April 24, 1937 at Fenway Park

Yankees 6, Red Sox 5  (1-1)

It took ten innings but the Yankees won their first game of the season against the Red Sox.  Tony Lazerri and Myril Hoag led the way on offense for the Yankees.  Lazerri had two hits and he scored three times while Hoag had two hits, a run and an RBI.

Monte Pearson threw a solid game and he lasted 7 2/3 innings before handing the ball to Murphy out of the pen.  Johnny Murphy put a scare into Yankees’ fans by getting into trouble in the bottom of the ninth but he buckled down and picked up the win.

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