Sunday, September 6, 2009

American Association Scoreboard for Sunday, Sept. 5, 1909

Please see previous blog for the full report on the 1909 American Association pennant race, as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of this exciting campaign. In order to help recapture the thrills of this long-forgotten championship run, daily updates will be presented here, and will continue throughout the 1909 battle. Louisville, Milwaukee and Minneapolis will be highlighted in boldface.

Update: Sunday, September 5, 1909

With the Milwaukee Brewers in front of the second-place Minneapolis Millers by 3.5 games and the Louisville Colonels behind by eight games to start the new week of play, here is the scoreboard for Sunday, September 5:

At Neil Park in Columbus:
Game 1
Columbus Senators 8
Louisville Colonels 3

Game 2
Louisville Colonels 5
Columbus Senators 4

At West Washington Street Park in Indianapolis
Indianapolis Indians 9
Toledo Mud Hens 7

At Lexington Park in St. Paul
Minneapolis Millers 1
St. Paul Saints 0
Nick Altrock throws two-hitter

At Athletic Park in Milwaukee
Game 1
Milwaukee Brewers 7
Kansas City Blues 6
Win results from 2-run rally in 9th

Game 2
Milwaukee Brewers 9
Kansas City Blues 2
Home Run: catcher Charlie Moran of Milwaukee

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