The Browns win their 13th straight
in extra innings
August 3, 1916 ...
The Browns won their 13th straight game by knocking off the Red Sox 3 to 2 in 10 innings, and tumbling the Champions into second place. The thoroughly aroused St. Louis team came through after Boston twice established a one run lead. Tilly Walker's
home run in the second inning gave the Sox their fast lead and a double by Duffy Lewis, followed by an RBI single from Del Gainor, sent them ahead in the sixth inning.
Ernie Koob held the Red Sox to six hits while Dutch Leonard and Carl Mays bore the pitching burden for the Sox. In the eight inning with the Red Sox leading 2 to 1, and with one out, the game seemed secure for Carrigan's troops. Leonard struck out
Jimmy Austin, but the ball slipped by catcher Sam Agnew letting Austin grab first base. Hits by Bill Rumler and George Sisler followed and the Browns got into the game again when Agnew dropped a perfect throw to the plate and the game was tied.
It was the tenth inning that the Browns came through to win. With one out, Jack Tobin, trying to bunt, popped up a little fly that neither Carl Mays nor Jack Barry could reach. Sisler the drove the ball to left for two bases. After Mays
intentionally walked Del Pratt to fill the bases and force an out, Everett Scott slipped up on the easiest of ground balls allowing Tobin to score the winning run.