April 20, 1939
New York Yankees starter Atley Donald pitched a strong game against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, leading the Yankees to a 6-4 win.
Donald went 9 innings to notch the win. He scattered 7 hits, walked 4, and struck out 4. His record improves to 1-0. New York has a mark of 2-2 after the win.
The Yankees got a big at-bat from catcher Bill Dickey. For the game, Dickey was 2 for 5 with 2 singles. He drove in 2 runs. In the bottom of the sixth, with runners on 2nd and 3rd, he stroked a run-scoring single. His 4th hit of the season gave New York a 5-4 lead.
"We can always improve and get better, but we're feeling confident after that win," said Dickey.
|Player of the Game: Atley Donald|
Ballpark: Yankee Stadium I
Weather: Clear skies (56 degrees), wind blowing right to left at 14 mph
Start Time: 2:05 pm EST
Special Notes: RP Joe Heving was injured while pitching.