Appendix 1: Corrected box score and play-by-play for Cy Young’s first no-hitter

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View the corrected box score and play-by-play for Cy Young’s first no-hitter in 1897

This appendix is related to Brian Marshall’s article, “Notes Related to Cy Young’s First No-Hitter.”

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PLAY-BY-PLAY OF CY YOUNG’S FIRST NO-HITTER

Date: Saturday, September 18, 1897 vs Cincinnati Reds
Location: League Park in Cleveland, OH
Game Time: 1:00PM local
Attendance: 2,500
Weather: Fair with brisk northerly winds, about 70°F

FIRST INNING
Cincinnati Reds Batting
Holliday grounded out to short
Hoy popped out to first
McPhee grounded out to second
Cincinnati 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 LOB; Cleveland 0 errors

Cleveland Spiders Batting
Burkett out on an unknown play
Childs doubled to right
Wallace out, Childs to third
O’Connor singled, Childs scored
McKean popped to Burke in left but Burke muffed it and O’Connor scored
Pickering out on an unknown play
Cleveland 2 runs, 2 hits, 1 LOB; Cincinnati 1 error

SECOND INNING
Cincinnati Reds Batting
Beckley grounded out to Young
Corcoran out on an unknown play
Irwin out on an unknown play
Cincinnati 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 LOB; Cleveland 0 errors

Cleveland Spiders Batting
Belden walked
Zimmer walked
Young out on an unknown play
Burkett out on an unknown play
Childs out on an unknown play
Cleveland 0 runs, 0 hits, 2 LOB; Cincinnati 0 errors, Cincinnati 1 WP

THIRD INNING
Cincinnati Reds Batting
Burke out on an unknown play
Schriver out on an unknown play
Rhines flied out to center
Cincinnati 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 LOB; Cleveland 0 errors

Cleveland Spiders Batting
Wallace out on an unknown play
O’Connor out on an unknown play
McKean out on an unknown play
Cleveland 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 LOB; Cincinnati 0 errors

FOURTH INNING
Cincinnati Reds Batting
Holliday hit to Wallace at third who made a poor throw and
Holliday was safe
Hoy flied out
Holliday was out trying to steal second
McPhee struck out
Cincinnati 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 LOB; Cleveland 1 error

Cleveland Spiders Batting
Pickering walked
Belden singled (beat out a bunt hit), Pickering went to second
Zimmer sacrificed, Belden to second and Pickering went to third
Young made an infield hit, Belden to third and Pickering was caught at home plate
Burkett singled scoring Belden and Young was caught at third
Cleveland 1 run, 3 hits, 1 LOB; Cincinnati 0 errors

FIFTH INNING
Cincinnati Reds Batting
Beckley flied out
Corcoran hit to McKean at short who made a poor throw and Corcoran was safe
Irwin struck out
Corcoran stole second and was out trying to steal third
Cincinnati 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 LOB; Cleveland 1 error

Cleveland Spiders Batting
Childs out on an unknown play
Wallace out on an unknown play
O’Connor out on an unknown play
Cleveland 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 LOB; Cincinnati 0 errors

SIXTH INNING
Cincinnati Reds Batting
Burke out on an unknown play
Schriver out on an unknown play
Rhines walked
Holliday hit to Wallace at third who fumbled and Holliday was safe at first, Rhines went to second
Hoy went out to O’Connor
Cincinnati 0 runs, 0 hits, 2 LOB; Cleveland 1 error

Cleveland Spiders Batting
McKean out on an unknown play
Pickering out on an unknown play
Belden struck out
Cleveland 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 LOB; Cincinnati 0 errors

SEVENTH INNING
Cincinnati Reds Batting
McPhee out on an unknown play
Beckley out on an unknown play
Corcoran out on an unknown play
Cincinnati 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 LOB; Cleveland 0 errors

Cleveland Spiders Batting
Zimmer out on an unknown play
Young out on an unknown play
Burkett out on an unknown play
Cleveland 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 LOB; Cincinnati 0 errors

EIGHTH INNING
Cincinnati Reds Batting
Irwin out on an unknown play
Burke out on an unknown play
Schriver out on an unknown play
Cincinnati 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 LOB; Cleveland 0 errors

Cleveland Spiders Batting
Childs walked and stole second
Wallace flied out
O’Connor singled, Childs went to third
McKean forced O’Connor, Childs scored
Pickering singled and stole second, McKean to third
Belden singled to short left scoring McKean and Pickering
Zimmer forced Belden
Cleveland 3 runs, 3 hits, 0 LOB; Cincinnati 0 errors

NINTH INNING
Cincinnati Reds Batting
Ritchey batted for Rhines and hit sharply to Young for an out
Holliday grounded out to Wallace
Hoy struck out
Cincinnati 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 LOB; Cleveland 0 errors

Cleveland Spiders Batting
Did not bat
Cleveland 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 LOB; Cincinnati 0 errors

 

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