|FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY|
|» September 17, 1925:
Behind hurlers Ted Wingfield and Paul Zahniser, the Red Sox shut out the Browns twice, winning 2–0 and 4–0. |
» October 2, 1925: The Senators close out the season with a 3–1 win over the Red Sox. Ted Wingfield is the victor. Washington's Firpo Marberry finishes the season with 55 mound appearances, all in relief. He becomes the first exclusive relief hurler appearing in more than 40 games and launches a growing trend that will extend to the present day.
» May 29, 1927: In a loosely played game at Yankee Stadium, the Yanks swamp the Red Sox, 15–7, scoring seven runs in the 8th inning. Babe Ruth propels his 13th homer, off Danny MacFayden, while Johnny Grabowski is 4-for-4 with a walk. Dutch Ruether is ineffective, serving up gopher balls to Bosox Grover Hartley in the 2nd and Fred Haney in the 3rd. The Sox give it back in the 4th with three walks, two errors, a single by Bob Meusel and a double by Mark Koenig, to make four runs. Ted Wingfield, pitching 2/3 of the 4th, takes the loss.
» June 13, 1927: At Boston, the Browns Elam Vangilder shuts out the Bosox to win, 2–0. He also has two singles and a homer over the clock in left center. Ted Wingfield pitches eight innings in losing.