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April 28, 2007

Lefty Gomez Shuts Down Senators With Five Hitter in Yankees Fourth Straight Win

by @ 8:24 am. Filed under 1937 Yankees, 1937 Yankees Diary - April, Lefty Gomez, Red Rolfe, Tony Lazzeri

April 28, 1937 at Griffith Stadium

Yanees 6, Senators 1  (4-1)

Lefty Gomez threw a gem today for the Yankees as he picked up his first win of the season.  He gave up just a single run on five hits and four walks with four strikeouts.

It was a complete team effort for the Yankees as all six runs were driven in by different players and only Red Rolfe finished the game with two hits.  Tony Lazzeri continued his hot hitting and he was once of the players with an RBI.

April 26, 2007

Tony Lazerri Remains Hot in Yankees Third Straight Win

by @ 8:19 am. Filed under 1937 Yankees, 1937 Yankees Diary - April, Johnny Broaca, Lou Gehrig, Tony Lazzeri

April 26, 1937 at Yankee Stadium

Yankees 7, Athletics 1  (3-1)

The Yankees made it three straight wins with some more good hitting.  Tony Lazzeri remained hot and he had three hits and two RBIs while Lou Gehrig joined him with the same stat line.  Gehrig also scored two times in the game.

Johnny Broaca threw a nice game for the Yankees and he went the distance for the win.  He gave up a single run on six hits and he also benefited from a triple play in the eighth inning.

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.

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.

April 21, 2007

Lou Gehrig Powers Yankees to Blowout Win Over Athletics

by @ 5:19 pm. Filed under 1927 Yankees, 1927 Yankees Diary - April, Bob Meusel, Earle Combs, Lou Gehrig, Tony Lazzeri, Waite Hoyt, Wilcy Moore

April 21, 1927 at Shibe Park

Yankees 13, Athletics 6  (7-2)

The Yankees ran up the score again behind the bat of Lou Gehrig.  The Iron Horse went two for five with a homerun, three runs.  Tony Lazzeri went yard with a three run shot while both Earle Combs and Bob Muesel had three hits and three runs.

Waite Hoyt had a tough time and he was bounced in the fifth inning.  Wilcy Moore did a nice job in relief and he picked up the win, giving up only one hit in 4 2/3 innings.

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