IN THE NEWS: Giant stars Carl Hubbell and Hal Schumacher toss back-to-back shutouts over the Reds. King Carl wins a 1-0 squeaker and Prince Hal follows with a 3–0 win.
A rare dual league doubleheader takes place at Forbes Field. In the first game the Pirates play the Phillies, losing 5–3. In the nitecap, the local Negro League Homestead Grays take on the Philadelphia Hilldales.
IN THE NEWS: Cardinal starter Wild Bill Hallahan lives up to his name with three wild pitches in the 12th inning to hand Brooklyn a 6–3 win at St. Louis. He ties the record set by Jake Weimer of the Cubs on May 10, 1903. Wild Bill walked 10 against the Cubs on May 1.
IN THE NEWS: The Yankees record their 4th straight shutout to equal the record set by Cleveland and Boston in 1903 and 1906. Johnny Allen, George Pipgras, Red Ruffing, and Lefty Gomez are the hurlers. Lefty stops Cleveland on five hits to win, 8–0, New York's 5th shutout in seven games.
IN THE NEWS: Before 60,000 at Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Bombers roll over Washington, 14–2 and 8–0. Washington collects just 11 hits off Herb Pennock and Johnny Allen. In the opener, Ruth homers in the 5th off Lloyd Brown and he and Lou Gehrig connect in the 6th off Frank Ragland. Tony Lazzeri is 6-for-7 on the afternoon, including a HR, two doubles and a triple.
At Philadelphia, the A's win a pair from the Red Sox, 18–6 and 6–3. Foxx belts his 12th and 13th homers while Al Simmons totals six RBIs in the opener.
IN THE NEWS: The Red Sox split a pair with the visiting A's, winning 6–4 before losing 3–0. It is the Sox last Sunday game at Braves Field. With the lifting of the ban against playing Sunday ball at Fenway (because of a nearby church), the Sox will play a Sunday game there July 3.
IN THE NEWS: A plaque in memory of Miller Huggins, former Yankee manager, is dedicated at Yankee Stadium, the first of an array of monuments erected in the ballpark. The Yanks then sweep the Red Sox, 7–5 and 13–3 to increase their lead to five games over Washington.
At Cleveland, the Tribe takes a pair from the White Sox, 12–6 and 12–11. Afterwards, Chicago claims the umpire George Moriarty deliberately made wrong calls and the ump fights with Sox players under the stands. Moriarty breaks his fist knocking down pitcher Milt Gaston, but he is pummeled by manager Lew Fonseca and catchers Charlie Berry and Frank Grube. The ump ends up in the hospital while Fonseca and three players will receive fines for the fight. Will Harridge will suspend Gaston for 10 days, fine him $500, and rebuke Moriarty.
IN THE NEWS: Tony Freitas, the pint sized portsider, makes his major league debut for the A's against Washington. He gives up a tying homer to Joe Cronin in the 9th but pitches impressively until leaving in the 11th. George Earnshaw comes on and allows a run in the 12th to lose, 5–4.