WORLD CHAMPS AGAIN
The Browns beat the Red Sox ...
The Tigers lose to Washington
September 24, 1915
The Red Sox were drubbed by the Browns after winning seven straight games. Ernie Koob held Sox batters down until the last inning, when, with the aid of the boys from Providence, they lit him up for four runs. Babe Ruth was the pitcher for
the Sox and he held St. Louis to one run in the early innings until he was hit hard and taken out.
Vean Gregg came in to pitch in the third inning and was jumped on by the Browns' batters but was saved by some sparkling defensive plays, especially by Speaker and Hooper in the outfield. Gregg settled down until the seventh inning when Gregg opened up the
flood gates. Larry Gardner made an error and Gregg walked the next man. Bert Shotton then singled and Ivan Howard hit a sac RBI fly. Dick Sisler singled and the now upset Gregg, hit Del Pratt in the ribs. And finally, Tillie Walker took a Gregg pitch over the left
field wall for the seventh run of the inning. Gregg was clearly distressed during the game. At one point, the Browns stole second and third base at the same time, while he just held the ball.
When the game was deemed gone, Speaker, Gardner and Wagner went out of the game in favor of the kids from Providence. They made a neat little ninth inning rally on a single by Mike McNally, a double by Ray Haley, a single by Hal Janvrin, and a triple by