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DEC2010: THE 92nd ARTICLE FOR BASEBALL GURU
the first time ever
may 7, 1903: the red sox & the Yankees meet for the very first time in a game
Highlanders (later to become
the Yankees) were the new kids on the block.
was held in
Throughout the game Dineen was baffling the Highlanders with an assortment of curves, spitters, and a lively fast ball. He ended up getting twelve strikeouts, many of them without a batter swinging at the third strike.
Jimmy Collins had four hits, including two doubles, Candy La Chance hit a long two run homerun to left center. Several other players had two hits as well. The only player who didnt hit was pitcher Bill Dineen, but he didnt have to, his pitching made up for it.
The final score was 6-2. Some Highlander fans ran onto the field after the game was over, roughing up the players and finally had to be forcefully led off the field. Among the rowdies were several woman, one of which gouged a mark into Herman Longs face with the tip of an umbrella.