|MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL|
|BOSTON RED SOX AT NEW YORK YANKEES|
|GAME ID: 4 - TUESDAY, APRIL 18TH, 1939 - GAME LOG|
Fans brought energy and enthusiasm to the New York Yankees home opener. Lefty Gomez started for the home team against Lefty Grove for the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees were unable to reward the home crowd with a win. The final score was 9-4, Boston.
Jim Tabor was named player of the game. The winner was Lefty Grove, who threw 163 pitches over 8 innings. The left-hander was charged with 4 runs on 10 hits. The Red Sox got a big at-bat from first baseman Jimmie Foxx. For the game, Foxx went 1-3 with a double and 2 walks. In the top of the seventh, with runners on 1st and 2nd, he stroked a run-scoring double. His 1st double of the season gave Boston a 5-4 lead.
Tabor told a Boston Citizen reporter that he was "satisfied" with the win.