Doubleheader Game One
Philadelphia Athletics 4 McKosky 2-5 2B Run 2RBI
Boston Red Sox 14 Williams 3-5 Run 2RBI
Pesky, Doerr and Williams were just too tough for the Athletics.
Doubleheader Game Two
Philadelphia Athletics 1 McKosky DNP
Boston Red Sox 8 Williams 0-1 3BB SAC
Philadelphia tried to not let Williams hurt them, but their strategy did not help.
Philadelphia Athletics 3 McKosky 1-4 RBI Sac
Boston Red Sox 5 Williams 0-4
Doerr homered in the 7th Inning to bring bring the Red Sox to within one run at 3-2; then tripled with two out in the 8th Inning to put Boston in the lead, 4-3. Doerr has homered in the first three games of the season.
Boston comes away with a sweep thanks to the heroics of Bobby Doerr who has hit a home run in three straight games. Doerr's stat line for the series: .444 4-9 3B 3 HR 6 Runs 6 RBI 4 BB.
In the third game, Philadelphia starter Joe Coleman took a 3-0 lead into the 7th Inning and looked headed for a win before Doerr showed up.
What This Is
My attempt to to play out the 1948 MLB season with the APBA Baseball basic game.