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Joe Vosmik from the Chronology
Jun 13, 1937 - In an afternoon doubleheader at St. Louis the Yanks and Browns slug it out with New York winning the opener 16-9 by scoring 14 runs in the last 4 innings. The Yanks score 7 runs in the 9th inning off Jim Walkup and Lou Koupal to put it away. The hitting continues in the nitecap with DiMaggio connecting for 3 straight homers the 3rd off starter Julio Bonetti tying the score with two out in the 9th. The game is called after 11 innings with the score at 8-8. On the afternoon there are 9 home runs: three each by DiMag and Harlond Clift and Tony Lazzeri Bill Dickey and Joe Vosmik each clouting one.
Jan 17, 1937 - Cleveland gets Moose Solters Ivy Andrews and Lyn Lary from the St. Louis Browns for Joe Vosmik Bill Knickerbocker and Oral Hildebrand. The 3 departing Brownies are termed "real playboys" by manager Rogers Hornsby. Solters and Andrews were also the RBI and ERA leaders for the Brownies.
Jul 9, 1936 - The temperature is 106 in Central Park the hottest July 9 on record in New York as the Indians take on the Yankees at the Stadium. The temperature at the park is 102. The Yanks score 4 in the 1st inning but Cleveland comes back to score 11 runs on 15 hits including 5 homers to win 11-4. Hal Trosky Roy Weatherly and Joe Vosmik all homer in the 2nd frame to tie the ML record. Trosky hits another homer to tie for the AL lead with 23. Gehrig and Earl Averill also homer.
Sep 29, 1935 - Against Washington Jimmie Foxx slams his 35th homer in the 4th inning to give the A's a 4-2 lead When the Nats tie Double X hits his 36th in the 7th to put the A's in the lead and tie Hank Greenberg for the AL HR title. Washington retakes it but the A's score 4 to win 11-8. Washington's Buddy Myer goes 4-for-5 to edge out Cleveland's Joe Vosmik for the AL batting title .349 to .348. In Cleveland's doubleheader Vosmik pinch hits in game one making an out and plans on taking the rest of the afternoon off. When he hears that Myer is hot he plays going 1-for-3 to "lose" the title. Foxx finishes at .346.
Sep 25, 1935 - At Cleveland the Indians edge the Tigers 3-2 garnering 10 hits. Joe Vosmik leading the AL in hitting has 3 hits as does Hal Trosky batting righty against the lefty Elon Hogsett. Chief Hogsett took over in the 1st inning when starter Auker was hit on the wrist by a line drive off the bat of Vosmik. Hogsett accounts for one run with a 6th inning solo homer over the RF wall of League Park.
Sep 21, 1935 - Hal Trosky powers his 24th homer to lead the Indians to a 7-3 win over the White Sox. Joe Vosmik is 1-for-2 and continues to hold a slight lead at .348 in the AL batting race. After the Washington-Philadelphia twinbill today Buddy Myer (0-for-4 today) is 2nd at .342 and Jimmie Foxx (0-for-9 today) is at .340 ending his 18-game hitting streak.
Sep 14, 1935 - The Senators win their fifth straight beating the Indians 5-1. Bobo Newsom scatters 10 hits-5 by Earl Averill including two doubles and a triple-to go the route. Joe Vosmik in the race for the batting championship at .345 breaks out of his recent slump going 1-for-4.
Aug 31, 1935 - Vern Kennedy pitches the first AL no-hitter since 1931 and the first ever in Comiskey Park blanking Cleveland 5-0. He also is the batting star with a bases-loaded triple in the 6th. Kennedy strikes out five including the last batter in the 9th Joe Vosmik the league's leading hitter.
Jun 23, 1935 - The league-leading Yanks (37-22) lose their 3rd in a row dropping a 6-5 decision to the 2nd-place Indians. Rolfe's error in the 8th allows the Tribe to tie and Lefty Gomez looses two wild pitches in a row in the 9th to all Joe Vosmik to get to 3B. Ab Wright's single brings home the winner. Mel Harder in relief in the 9th wins his 11th.