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Monday, May 21, 2001
Classic Box Score: August 16, 1920
By Jim Caple
ESPN.com


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August 16, 1920
Cleveland     ab r h rbi New York      ab r h rbi
Jamieson lf    5 0 2  0  Ward 3b        4 0 0  0
Chapman ss     1 0 0  0  Peckinbaugh ss 4 0 0  0
Lunte ss       1 0 0  0  Ruth rf        4 1 1  0
Speaker cf     4 1 0  0  Pratt 2b       3 1 1  0
Smith rf       4 0 0  0  Lewis lf       4 0 0  0
Gardner 3b     3 1 1  0  Pipp 1b        3 0 0  0
O'Neill c      4 2 3  2  Bodie cf       4 1 2  2
Johnston 1b    4 0 1  0  Ruel c         3 0 2  1
Wambsgans 2b   4 0 0  0  Mays p         2 0 0  0
Coveleski  p   3 0 0  1  Vick ph        1 0 1  0
                         Thormalen p    0 0 0  0
                         O'Doul ph      1 0 0  0
Totals        33 4 7  0                33 3 7  3

E-Ward, Ruel. DP-NY. LOB-Cleveland 6, NY 6. 2B-Bodie. HR-O'Neill. S-Chapman, Ruel, Coveleski.

Cleveland 010 210 000-4 New York 000 000 003-3

Cleveland IP H R ER BB K Coveleski, W 9 7 3 3 2 4 New York Mays, L 8 7 4 3 1 3 Thormalen 1 0 0 0 0 0

HBP-Chapman (by Mays). T-1:55.

Jim Caple is a Senior Writer for ESPN.com.




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