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Thursday, June 14, 2001
Classic Box Score: May 2, 1917
By Jim Caple
ESPN.com


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May 2, 1917
Cincinnati  ab r h rbi Chicago      ab r h rbi
Groh 2b      1 0 0 0   Zeider ss     4 0 0 0 
Getz 3b      1 0 0 0   Walter rf     4 0 0 0
Kopf ss      4 1 1 0   Doyle 2b      4 0 0 0
Neale cf     4 0 0 0   Merkle 1b     4 0 0 0
Chase 1b     4 0 0 0   Williams cf   2 0 0 0
Thorpe rf    4 0 1 1   Mann lf       3 0 0 0
Shean 2b     3 0 0 0   Wilson c      3 0 0 0
Cueto lf     3 0 0 0   Deal 3b       3 0 0 0
Huhn c       3 0 0 0   Vaughn p      3 0 0 0
Toney p      3 0 0 0
Totals      30 1 2 1                30 0 0 0

Cincinnati 000 000 000 1-1 Chicago 000 000 000 0-0

E-Zelder, Williams. DP-Chicago 2.

Cincinnati IP H R ER BB K Toney (W) 10 0 0 0 2 3 Chicago Vaughn (L) 10 2 1 0 2 10

T-1:50.

Jim Caple is a Senior Writer for ESPN.com.




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