Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account of Moonlight Graham’s Only Major League Game

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account of Moonlight Graham’s Only Major League Game of Thursday, 6/29/1905 — New York Giants at Brooklyn Dodgers (D)

Courtesy of David W.

Retrosheet Play-by-Play Account of Moonlight Graham’s Only Major League Game of Thursday, 6/29/1905 — New York Giants at Brooklyn Dodgers (D)

Courtesy of David W. Smith

Starting Lineups:



New York                  

Brooklyn

1. G.Browne rf       

J.Dobbs  cf

2. M.Donlin  cf       

B.Hall  lf

3. D.McGann 1b       

H.Lumley  rf

4. S.Mertes lf       

E.Batch 3b

5. B.Dahlen ss       

C.Malay 2b

6. A.Devlin  3b       

C.Babb ss

7. B.Gilbert   2b       

F.Mitchell 1b

8. F.Bowerman  c        

L.Ritter  c

9. C.Mathewson  p        

M.Eason p


GIANTS 1ST: G.Browne popped to C.Malay; M.Donlin flied to
B.Hall; D.McGann tripled to left-center; S.Mertes grounded out
(C.Babb to F.Mitchell); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers
0.

DODGERS 1ST: J.Dobbs struck out; B.Hall grounded out (B.Gilbert
to D.McGann); H.Lumley popped to D.McGann; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Giants 0, Dodgers 0.

GIANTS 2ND: B.Dahlen walked; B.Dahlen was picked off first, but
was safe on an error by M.Eason [B.Dahlen to second]; A.Devlin
lined to H.Lumley [B.Dahlen to third]; B.Gilbert singled to
right field [B.Dahlen scored]; F.Bowerman forced B.Gilbert
(C.Babb to C.Malay) [F.Bowerman to first]; C.Mathewson was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Dodgers
0.

DODGERS 2ND: E.Batch struck out; C.Malay struck out; C.Babb
walked; F.Mitchell struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Giants 1,
Dodgers 0.

GIANTS 3RD: G.Browne singled to left field; M.Donlin singled to
center field [G.Browne to third (error by J.Dobbs)]; D.McGann
homered to centerfield [G.Browne scored, M.Donlin scored];
S.Mertes grounded out (E.Batch to F.Mitchell); B.Dahlen singled
to right field; A.Devlin popped to C.Malay; B.Dahlen stole
second; B.Gilbert walked; F.Bowerman tripled [B.Dahlen scored,
B.Gilbert scored]; C.Mathewson singled [F.Bowerman scored];
G.Browne walked [C.Mathewson to second]; M.Donlin walked
[C.Mathewson to third, G.Browne to second]; D.McGann popped to
C.Babb; 6 R, 6 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. Giants 7, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: L.Ritter lined to B.Dahlen; M.Eason struck out;
J.Dobbs singled to center field; B.Hall forced J.Dobbs (B.Dahlen
to B.Gilbert) [B.Hall to first]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Giants
7, Dodgers 0.

GIANTS 4TH: J.DOSCHER REPLACED M.EASON (PITCHING); S.Mertes
grounded out (C.Malay to F.Mitchell); B.Dahlen singled to left
field [B.Dahlen to second (error by B.Hall)]; B.Dahlen stole
third (L.Ritter to E.Batch) [B.Dahlen out at third]; A.Devlin
walked; A.Devlin was caught stealing second (L.Ritter to
C.Malay); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. Giants 7, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: H.Lumley grounded out (D.McGann to C.Mathewson);
E.Batch struck out; C.Malay grounded out (C.Mathewson to
D.McGann); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Giants 7, Dodgers 0.

GIANTS 5TH: On a bunt B.Gilbert singled; B.Gilbert was caught
stealing second (L.Ritter to C.Babb); F.Bowerman flied to
H.Lumley; C.Mathewson grounded out (F.Mitchell unassisted); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Giants 7, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 5TH: S.STRANG REPLACED D.MCGANN (PLAYING 1B); C.Babb
walked; F.Mitchell singled to left field [C.Babb to second];
L.Ritter forced C.Babb (A.Devlin unassisted) [F.Mitchell to
second, L.Ritter to first]; J.Doscher struck out; J.Dobbs flied
to S.Mertes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. Giants 7, Dodgers 0.

GIANTS 6TH: G.Browne walked; M.Donlin doubled to right field
[G.Browne to third]; S.Strang grounded out (C.Babb to
F.Mitchell) [G.Browne scored]; S.Mertes walked; B.Dahlen singled
to center field [M.Donlin scored, S.Mertes to second]; S.Mertes
stole third (L.Ritter to C.Malay) [B.Dahlen out at second];
A.Devlin walked; S.Mertes stole home and A.Devlin stole second;
B.Gilbert grounded out (E.Batch to F.Mitchell); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB. Giants 10, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 6TH: B.CLARKE REPLACED F.BOWERMAN (PLAYING C);
C.ELLIOTT REPLACED C.MATHEWSON (PITCHING); B.Hall grounded out
(B.Gilbert to S.Strang); H.Lumley grounded out (B.Gilbert to
S.Strang); E.Batch popped to B.Gilbert; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Giants 10, Dodgers 0.

GIANTS 7TH: B.Clarke grounded out (C.Babb to F.Mitchell);
C.Elliott flied to H.Lumley; G.Browne grounded out (C.Malay to
F.Mitchell); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Giants 10, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 7TH: C.Malay was called out on strikes; C.Babb walked;
F.Mitchell flied to S.Mertes; L.Ritter grounded out (S.Strang
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Giants 10, Dodgers 0.

GIANTS 8TH: M.Donlin struck out; S.Strang grounded out (C.Babb
to F.Mitchell); S.Mertes walked; B.Dahlen struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB. Giants 10, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 8TH: M.GRAHAM REPLACED G.BROWNE (PLAYING RF); J.Doscher
struck out; J.Dobbs flied to M.Donlin; B.Hall struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Giants 10, Dodgers 0.

GIANTS 9TH: A.Devlin popped to C.Babb; B.Gilbert struck out;
B.Clarke homered to left-center; C.Elliott popped to C.Malay; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Giants 11, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 9TH: H.Lumley singled; H.Lumley stole second; E.Batch
struck out; C.Malay singled [H.Lumley to third]; C.Babb walked
[C.Malay to second]; F.Mitchell struck out; L.Ritter walked
[H.Lumley scored, C.Malay to third, C.Babb to second]; B.BERGEN
BATTED FOR J.DOSCHER; B.Bergen struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
Giants 11, Dodgers 1.

Final Totals      R   H    E   LOB
 Giants             11  13   0   7
 Dodgers            1    4   3   8



Originally published: August 22, 2003. Last Updated: August 22, 2003.

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