Charlton's Baseball Chronology
Jamie Moyer pitches 8 innings allowing just one run as the Phillies gaff the Marlins, 3–2. Ryan Howard has 3 hits and drives in all three Phillies runs with a pair of homers, numbers 55 and 56. He will hit just two more as pitchers will give him 28 walks in his next 21 games.
The Rangers set a ML record by homering in their 26th consecutive game as Texas falls to Tampa Bay 6-3. Rafael Palmeiro's solo shot in the 6th inning is the record-breaker. The streak will be ended at 27 games on the 10th.
In Houston's 6-2 win at Los Angeles Dodger P Kazuhisa Ishii is struck by a line drive off the bat of Brian Hunter that fractures his skull. Ishii will be out of action until next spring.
Shawon Dunston hits the Giants' 14th pinch hit HR of the season to tie the Diamondbacks for the big league record. SF defeats Colorado 7-3.
The Yankees calcimine the Red Sox 4-0 behind Roger Clemens. A scary moment occurs in the 9th inning when Boston P Bryce Florie is hit in the face with a line drive off the bat of Ryan Thompson. The Red Sox hurler never loses consciousness and leaves the field with blood streaming down his face. Florie suffers a fractured cheekbone and a fracture of the orbital socket the bone that surrounds the eye and retinal damage. He will undergo surgery and return to pitch next June 28.
Arizona defeats Milwaukee 9-1 as OF Steve Finley strokes 3 HRs and drives home 6 runs.
Phillies rookie Marlon Anderson hits a pinch HR in his 1st major league at bat to become the 14th player in history to do so. The Phils and Mets combined for nine homers-Philadelphia has a team-record 7-in the 16-4 Phils win. Four different players homer twice-Jermaine Allensworth for New York and Rico Brogna Kevin Sefcik and Bobby Estalella for the Phils.
In the Indians DH split with the Mariners Jim Thome knocks in his 100th run in opener a 15-4 win. Thome reaches the 30 homer 100 runs 100 runs 100 walks-just the 2nd Indian to ever do that. Al Rosen in 1950 was the other. Charles Nagy (15-4) wins game 1 while the M's prevail 6-5 in the nitecap.
The Indians defeat the Orioles 3-2 to clinch the AL Central Division title in their 123rd game of the season. It is the fastest that any team has ever won a title. The Tribe now leads 2nd-place KC by 23 1/2 games.
Houston's Darryl Kile no-hits the Mets winning by a score of 7-1. He fans 9 and walks 1. Mets 3B Butch Huskey becomes the 3rd player in history to make his major league debut on the losing end of a no-hitter. Byron Browne and Don Young of the Cubs did so in Sandy Koufax's perfect game in 1965.
The Blue Jays top the visiting Royals 5-0 behind Jimmy Key's complete game shutout. Following the game Toronto rookie C Mike Maksudian wins $800 from his teammates who bet that he wouldn't eat a live locust. Maksudian who claims to have eaten moths grasshoppers frogs lizards roaches and aquarium fish swallowed the 1 1/2 inch long insect but declined an offer of $2000 to swallow a rat.
Kansas City's George Brett singles for his 2500th career hit in a 6-0 win over the Twins.
NL president Bart Giamatti is unanimously elected baseball's 7th commissioner and will succeed Peter Ueberroth next season.
The Yankees break a 4-4 tie with 2 runs in the 6th to roll over the Red Sox 12-6. Toby Harrah paces the 15-hit attack with 4 hits and Dave Winfield one of the game's 12 doubles to extend his hitting streak to 20 games which is and will be a career high. Joe Cowley (7-) is the winner.
Yankees OF Steve Kemp will miss the rest of the season with a fractured cheekbone after being struck in the face by an Omar Moreno line drive during batting practice in Milwaukee. Kemp hit just .242 with 12 HR and 49 RBI in the first year of his 5-year $5.45 million contract. New York wins today 6-5.
Houston's Cesar Cedeno is fined $5000 but not suspended after attacking a fan during the Astros 3-2 loss to the Braves. Witnesses said that 3 men in the box seats had been loudly berating Cedeno's wife and making remarks about the 1973 incident in which he was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for the accidental shooting death of a young woman in the Dominican Republic.
Commissioner Bowie Kuhn suspends Ferguson Jenkins indefinitely as a result of his August 25th drug arrest in Toronto. On September 22nd the suspension will be overturned by arbitrator Raymond Goetz the first time ever a commissioner's decision is overruled by an arbitrator.
In Oakland's 2-1 win over the White Sox A's Rob Picciolo (.234 career) gets his only intentional walk as the Sox elect to pitch to rookie Rickey Henderson. Rickey walks in a run to beat the Sox. Picciolo will have just 25 career walks in 9 seasons (as noted by Dave Smith).
Greg Nettles hits an 8th inning HR to help the Yankees and Ron Guidry beat Detroit 5-4. It is Guidry's 10th straight win.
New York continues its rampage of Boston by scoring 2 runs in the 1st inning and 6 more in the 2nd inning. Boston makes 7 errors to ease the Yankees to a 13-2 romp. Reggie Jackson hits a 3-run homer and Lou Piniella adds a double triple and homer to back Jim Beattie's pitching. Dwight Evans and Carlton Fisk both make a pair of errors. New York is now 2 games in back.
At Wrigley, Cubs reliever Bruce Sutter strikes out the first 6 men he faces, including three batters (Ellis Valentine, Gary Carter, and Larry Parrish) on 9 pitches in the 9th inning. He uses 16 pitches in the 8th inning to fan Warren Cromartie, Andre Dawson and Tony Perez. The Cubs score in the 10th against Montreal's Joe Kerrigan, and Sutter picks up the win, 3–2.
At Toronto Red Sox sluggers Carlton Fisk and George Scott club back-to-back homers in the 2nd inning setting a record. It is the 16th time this season that Sox hitters have hit back-to-back homers breaking the record of 15 set by the 1964 Twins. Boston wins 7-2.
Two pitchers each take their 20th loss of the season. Steve Rogers allows 3 runs in 7 innings as the Expos lose to the Pirates 8-2. Dave Parker hits a grand slam in the 8th to put the game away for Jim Rooker. Randy Jones loses his 20th as Houston edges the Padres 3-2. Larry Howard hits a solo HR in the 7th to break a 2-2 tie and give the win to Tom Griffin (13-8).
In the first game of a doubleheader with the Cardinals the Mets win 8-2 as John Milner collects a homer double and three singles in five at-bats. Milner had another HR in the 1st inning of game 2 but the Cards turn around using a pair of homers in the 13th to win 9-4.
Beating the Phils 4-3 Fergie Jenkins wins his 20th the 6th consecutive year he's reached the mark. This ties the Cubs club record set by Three Finger Brown 1906-11. Billy Williams 2-run HR in the 6th ties it at 3-3 and a pair of doubles in the 8th wins it.
Mickey Lolich wins his 20th game of the year as Detroit tips the Orioles 4-3. The Tigers jump on Jim Palmer (18-8) for 3 runs in the 1st inning. Seelbach pitches the last 3 1/3 innings of shutout ball for the save.
Bert Campaneris plays all 9 positions against the Angels in a promotion to hype poor attendance at Kansas City. When Campy takes the mound in the 8th inning the first batter he faces is his cousin Jose Cardenal who pops out. Campy allows one run and leaves the game in the 9th after a collision with Angels C Ed Kirkpatrick at home plate when Campy is catching. Rene Lachemann replaces Campy as catcher. The Angels win it in the 13th inning 5-3 with the win going to Campy's batterymate Aurelio Monteagudo.
The Giants take over 1st place for the 1st time this season as reliever Masanori Murikami win 3-1 in Los Angeles dropping the Dodgers to 2nd place by .002 percentage points. The Giants have now won 4 straight and will win their next 10.
Phils' first baseman Frank Thomas fractures his right thumb sliding back into 1B in the 3-2 loss to the Dodgers. The Phils are six games ahead but Thomas's loss will be felt keenly when the Phils begin to slide. Art Mahaffey takes the loss lasting just a 1/3 of an inning. Thirty-six-year-old Jim Brewer wins his first ML start.
Braves P Warren Spahn (20-5) ties Christy Mathewson's NL record with his 13th 20-win season by notching a 3-2 victory in Philadelphia. Gene Oliver's 2-run HR in the 8th off Dallas Green is the deciding blow. At 42 Spahn becomes the oldest 20-game winner.
The Yanks rout the Indians 9-1 as Mantle hits #52 off Gary Bell. The Yanks win for their 9th straight while Detroit loses their 8th in a row to drop 10 game in back. The Tigers purchase vet Vic Wertz from the Red Sox to shore up the offense.
In a special meeting of AL owners in Chicago Washington owner Calvin Griffith succumbs to pressure from other AL owners and that night advises Minneapolis officials that he is staying in Washington.
The Pirates RF Roberto Clemente hits 3 triples in a 4-1 win over Cincinnati. Rookie pitcher Curt Raydon (8-4) collects his only ML hit in the 5th to ignite a 3-run rally. This is also his last ML decision.
The Dodgers edge the Giants 4-3 on pitcher Don Bessent's 8th inning sac fly. Gil Hodges loses his glove in the 7th and dispite the public announcement request for help in finding it the glove doesn't reappear till the 9th when an offer is made to swap it for a new glove. The trade with a fan happens seconds later with no questions asked.
Brooklyn clinches the pennant by beating the Braves 10-2 for their 8th straight win. They break their own ML record for the earliest clinching set in 1953. Second place Milwaukee is 131?2 games back.
With the count 3-2 Richie Ashburn fouls off 14 straight pitches from Cincinnati's Corky Valentine before walking. The Reds top the Phils 9-3.
The Giants purchase catcher Joe Garagiola from the Cardinals. He'll hit .273 in 5 games then retire to pursue a broadcasting career.
An umpire ejects Giants P Larry Jansen for throwing a ball in the 9th inning of game one that nips Bobby Cox on the hip. Giants manager Leo Durocher is also suspended and fined $100. Jansen is fined just $25 because of his "excellent conduct record." Brooklyn splits the doubleheader winning the opener 10-2 and losing the nightcap 3-2 to reliever Sal Maglie. The Dodger lead stays at 5 games.
The pennant race heats up as Dodger ace Don Newcombe 2-hits the Giants 9-0 beating Jim Hearn. Jackie Robinson has 3 hits and 3 runs scoring one run from 3B when he provokes Jim Hearn into wild pitching. Giants pitchers contribute 10 walks.
At an Old-timer's Day at Yankee Stadium former manager Joe McCarthy is honored. With the game scoreless in the 7th inning Mantle belts a Bob Porterfield pitch into the last row of the RF bleachers some 460 feet away to break the scoreless tie. Ed Lopat shuts out the Senators for 4-0 Yankee win.
Russ Meyer snaps the Phils' 5-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Dodgers.
Hurling a 3-hitter Harry Brecheen continues his mastery over the Cubs as the Cards win 8-0. Brecheen 3-0 this year against Chicago is 26-6 lifetime. Schoendienst starts the game with a single and stolen base then scores on Musial's safety. The steal is the Cards 17th and last this year a ML record for fewest steals.
At Boston Russ Meyer tosses a one-hitter for the Phils to give the Braves their 9th straight loss 3-1. Connie Ryan's RBI double is the only safety for the Hubmen. It is Meyer's 2nd one-hitter having thrown one with the Cubs. The crowd of 5856 is the smallest in Boston nite history.
At Boston the Red Sox turn back the Yankees 10-6 to lead by 3 games in the loss column. The Indians blow a 7-3 lead against the Tigers but hold on to win 8-7 in the 11th. Doby scores the winning run.
Bob Feller in relief of Bob Lemon in the 9th keeps the Yankees scoreless to save a 4-3 Cleveland win. George McQuinn who earlier hit two homers bloops a single with a man on to chase Lemon. Bobo Newsom who wilts in the 8th is the loser but New York is still 12 games in front.
With the Red Sox running away with the AL race attention closes in on Bob Feller's strikeout pace. After a 4-1 Browns opening win Feller tops the Browns 3-2 on six hits and 8 strikeouts and reaches 300 today a number reached by Walter Johnson and Rube Waddell twice each. Can Feller beat Waddell's 347 of 1904? Boudreau finds plenty of innings for Feller to work as the season comes to an end and statisticians discover an error in the Aug. 24th box score that shorted the fireballer one strikeout against the A's. Counting that one Feller ends with 348. Alas! Waddell's old record of 347 was apparently based on the compilations of George Moreland an early baseball historian and listed in Little Red Book. TSN researchers later revise Waddell's total to 349. Feller's 348 strikeouts will lead the AL while Johnny Schmitz will lead the NL with a pedestrian 135. The 213 K difference between the 2 league leaders is a ML record that will not be topped this century.
Dodger Pete Reiser even though still as injury-prone as he was before the war accounts for 3 of the Dodgers 7 steals including home in an 11-3 Dodger victory over the Giants. It is his 7th steal of home this year. He will lead the ML with 34 steals despite missing more than 30 games due to injuries.
In the minor leagues Bill Kennedy of Rocky Mount (Coastal Plain League) will be credited with 456 strikeouts breaking the former mark of 418 set by Virgil Trucks in the Alabama-Florida League in 1938.
President Truman tosses out the first ball and then cheer the Senators to their 5th win in 6 games against the Browns. The 2nd place Nats win 4-1 behind the 5-hit pitching of Pete Appleton recently released by the Browns. It is the vet's last win.
The Dodgers embark on a 17-game road trip with a three-game lead in the NL.
In the opener of a Sunday doubleheader Johnny Mize of the St. Louis Cardinals sets 4 ML records as he rips 3 consecutive HRs his second 3-homer game of the season and the 4th time in his career. For "Big John" it is number 38 through 40 homers of the year. Pittsburgh still sweeps the 2 games 16-14 on 21 hits and 9-4 in 5 innings.
Twenty-year-old Bob Feller becomes the youngest 20th-century pitcher to win 20 games as Cleveland beats St. Louis 12-1.
At Boston the Yankees take a 4-1 lead into the 7th when the game is stopped because of violent thunder and lightning.
It's a day the Red Sox would rather forget. In the opener at Yankee Stadium New York's Red Ruffing and Bobo Newsom battle to a 2-2 tie before Myril Hoag drives in Gehrig with the winning run in the 9th inning. Then in game 2 the Yankees make just two hits off Jack Wilson and are down 6-1 with two outs in the 9th inning but rally for 8 runs to win 9-6. Two doubles a double error by Cronin and a single by Joe DiMaggio ties the score at 6 apiece. With two men on Bosox reliever Al Thomas comes in and serves up one pitch to Lou Gehrig who parks a game-winning 3-run HR his 33rd round tripper of the season. Frank Makosky who pitches the 9th is winner.
The Cards fail to increase their lead as they split with the Phils. In the opener Dizzy Dean wins his 25th game but the Birds lose 4-2 in the night cap when they strand 16 runners. St. Louis outhits the Phils 13 to 4. Rain washes out the Cubs game at Wrigley.
In the 2nd game of a twinbill the A's Jimmie Foxx doubles in the 8th to break up Eldon Auker's no-hit bid. Detroit rolls 15-1 collecting 20 hits. Foxx has a pair of homers in the opener again in vain as the Tigers win 7-5. Cochrane has 3 hits in each game for Detroit. The sweep increases their AL lead to 10 games.
The Yankees and Tigers replay protested August 1st game as the nightcap of a doubleheader but end in a 7-7 tie. After the game Babe Ruth experiences abdominal pains he believes are an appendicitis attack. He will be out of the lineup indefinitely. Sam Byrd subbing for Ruth in the opener collects 5 hits for the Yankees including 2 HRs in a 5-4 win.
In the Pirates 12-2 loss to Brooklyn Buc C Earl Grace makes a wild throw to end a streak of 110 consecutive errorless games. It is Grace's only error of the season for a NL record. Must be something in the air as 7 E's are recorded.
Bill Harris 31 who last pitched in the majors for the Reds in 1924 makes his first appearance for Pittsburgh and shuts out Cincinnati 3-0.
After the Red Sox take the opener from the Browns 4-3 the 2 teams battle to a 10-inning scoreless tie in the nitecap. George Blaeholder allows 3 Sox hits 2 by Alex Gaston while brother Milt Gaston gives up 8 hits.
Behind Ruth's 3-run homer the Yankees take the Senators 6-3 but it is not enough as the Yanks drop to 2nd place.
In Boston the A's get cheered by the Sox fans as they sweep a pair from the Crimson Hose and take over first place in the AL by a half game. Orwell is the winner in game 1 7-6 in 10 innings. Earnshaw wins the nitecap 7-4.
The A's Lefty Grove beats Detroit 9-1 and holds Harry Heilmann hitting .395 hitless. Grove shows the batting leader how it's done going 2-for-3 with a HR 3 RBIs and a stolen base. Heilmann will go 0-for-12 before his next hit and then finish 0-for-7 while Gehrig will manage one hit in 13 at bats. Al Simmons off the DL on September 6 will take over as the batting leader.
The Yanks top the Red Sox 7-4 as Ruth pounds his 300th career homer off Chester Ross.
The Browns put 18 men on base against Detroit's Lil Stoner but only one of them scores in the 11-1 loss. St. Louis has 13 hits 4 walks and a hit batsman to reach base.
Washington with a 2-game lead in the AL beats the A's 8-4. Despite giving up solo HRs by Joe Hauser and Bing Miller Walter Johnson's wins his 10th straight and his 20th of the year For Hauser trailing Babe Ruth in the home run race it's his 3rd four bagger of the year off Johnson.
The Yankees go back on top this time to stay beating the Senators 8-1 behind Carl Mays. while the Browns lose to Detroit 8-3. New York's win is triggered by Wally Pipp's 6th inning 3-run homer of Walter Johnson the 2nd homer Wally has dinged off the Senator's ace in 9 days.
On their way to Cleveland the Yanks play an exhibition game against the Pirates and suffers injuries to starters Muddy Ruel (split finger) and Ping Bodie (sprained ankle). With Carl Mays skipping the Indians series to avoid any scenes New York is short handed.
Babe Ruth hits HR No. 26 off Hank Thormahlen in New York breaking Buck Freeman's 1899 HR mark of 25. The Red Sox win 3-1 in the opener then win 2-0 in the nitecap behind Waite Hoyt's 3-hitter. Ruth scores both runs for Boston. Buck Freeman now an umpire in the American Association congratulates the Babe on his feat. New York's SS Roger Peckinpaugh ties an AL mark with 15 chances accepted in the first game and 24 in the twinbill. The Tigers object to the 2nd game on the technicality that it was originally scheduled for Boston and had been postponed there.
Following yesterday's loss to Chicago Browns owner Phil Ball accuses his players of laying down on the job because they dislike manager Fielder Jones. SS Doc Lavan and 2B Del Pratt sue him for $50000 damages for alleged slanderous statements in St. Louis newspapers. Both are in the lineup however when Detroit beats the Browns 1-0 in 12 innings. Ty Cobb triples off the RF fence in the 12th and scores on a sac fly.
The Yankees trade shutouts with the Senators winning 2-0 before losing 5-0. Doc Ayers wins the nitecap his 2nd shutout in a row over the Yankees and the third time he's beaten them in 8 days. Cullop takes the loss for New York. In the opening game Ray Caldwell fires his only shutout of the year.
Switch-hitter Wally Schang of the A's hits HRs from both sides of the plate against the Yankees the first major leaguer to do so. Only a handful of people see the rare feat on a rainy day. The next AL player to hits HRs from both sides will be Johnny Lucadello in 1940.
In a twinbill at Philadelphia the A's manage just one hit but beat Ernie Shore and the Red Sox 1-0. Walsh's single is the only hit allowed. The Sox are more patient in the 2nd game and walk 12 times off Cap Crowell to win 13-2.
Bill James allows just 3 hits in beat the Giants 8-3 and dropping New York to the 2nd spot.
The Pirates set a couple of records today against the Cardinals. They set ML fielding record by making only 2 assists both by 2B Charlie Starr and set a NL record with only 21 at bats in 8 innings. The Bucs win 2-0 with Wagner driving in both runs.
Boston's Cy Young defeats Washington 3-1 for his 20th win.
Walter Justis of Lancaster (Ohio State L) pitches his third no-hitter this season beating Portsmouth 6-0. He strikes out 10.
Brooklyn blanks the Giants in two games winning 6-0 and 1-0 at Washington Park. All the NL games result in a shutout today.
Boston Nationals Irv Young acts like Cy allowing just Sherry Magee's safety in a 4-0 one-hitter against the Phillies. Magee will do it 3 more times before he's finished.
At Boston Rube Waddell beats Cy Young again and the A's maintain their 3 1/2 game lead in the AL. But on the way back to Philadelphia after the game the team changes trains in Providence and Waddell and teammate Andy Coakley engage in a friendly scuffle over a straw hat. Waddell falls and injures his shoulder and his season is over except for two short relief appearances on the last two days. He will not appear in the World Series.
The visiting Phillies stop the Giants win streak at 12 when they beat up Dummy Taylor to win 9-8. Bill Duggleby is the victor. New York then wins the nitecap 4-1 as Mathewson notches his 30th victory over Tom "Tully" Sparks. Darkness ends the game in the 7th inning.
New York's Christy Mathewson and Brooklyn's Bill Reidy hook up for the 3rd time in a week and the rubber game ends in a tie 4-4. The match is called by ump Tim Hurst after 8 innings because of darkness.
The Players Protective Association instructs members to sign one-year contracts only and not recognize the reserve clause.
In a rare Sunday game (Sunday games are not outlawed in Chicago) before an estimated 20000 fans the largest AL crowd of the year White Sox OF Dummy Hoy laces a 2-run single in the bottom of the 9th off Boston's Cy Young to give Chicago a 4-3 win.
Pittsburgh's Jimmy Williams who earlier set a rookie record by hitting in 26 consecutive games runs his new string to 27 games. He is stopped by Deacon Phillippe of Louisville who also stopped his earlier streak. Louisville wins 5-3. The 27 straight game streak is a club record not topped by any 20th Pittsburgh batter.
Louisville unveils a new battery in catcher Ossee Schreckengost and 20-year-old Rube Waddell. Ossee goes 0-for-3 and Waddell loses his ML debut to the first-place Orioles 5-1. Rube allows 11 hits walks 4 and strikes out just 2. He will eventually register 2316 strikeouts.
Baltimore wins 2 more from Louisville 10-9 and 3-1. The 5 wins in 2 days give Baltimore a record of 82-34 and a 10-game lead over 2nd-place Cincinnati.
Cleveland shrugs off a first inning triple play and whips Washington 7-0.
Boston (AA) beats St. Louis 9-2 scoring 4 runs on one play as a bases-loaded single is followed by three throwing errors by the Browns. With a 9 1/2 game lead the Reds seem assured of the AA pennant.
Claiming they cannot count on their personal safety the Browns fail to show up for the scheduled Sunday game with the Bridegrooms at Ridgewood. The forfeit pushes the Browns 41?2 games behind.
The Cleveland Spiders (AA) win their 9th in a row having climbed from 7th to 5th place during the streak. The Spiders edge Cincinnati 2-1.
Every Chicago player gets at least one hit in each game as Chicago wins a pair from New York. Chicago has now won 12 in a row.
With Chicago winning 12-8 over Detroit the team concludes an extraordinarily successful series. Chicago outscores their opponent in the 4-game series by a combined score of 65-16.
At Philadelphia New York scores 13 runs in the 3rd inning to coast to a 16-6 win over the Phils. The game is called after 8 innings because of darkness as "the baby actions in the box" (NY Times) by the Phillie pitchers delays the game.
Jack Rowe is 4-for-4 to help Buffalo beat Chicago 10-1 in the opener of the final series between the two leaders. Chicago will win tomorrow to take a 6 1/2 game lead with 13 to play.
The Polo Grounds in New York at 110th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues is leased by the new Metropolitan club being assembled by Jim Mutrie with the backing of John B. Day. The grounds which have been used for polo matches will be converted into the first commercial baseball park ever to be built on Manhattan Island.
Boston shuts out Chicago 4-0 as Tommy Bond strikes out 9.
Impressed with his hitting in the recent sweep over them Boston signs Cincy star Charley Jones to a 3-year contract for 1879-82.
Chicago snaps Boston's 12-game winning streak-6 of which came against Cincinnati-with an exciting 1-0 win behind George Bradley's 3-hitter. Ross Barnes plays but shows "none of his old vim."
In the start of a much-anticipated series in Philadelphia the Athletics beat the visiting Mutuals 45-28.
The Atlantics host the champion Eckfords at Bedford with the visitors winning 21-11 behind the hitting and pitching of John Sprague.
Before the largest crowd of the year the host Atlantics lose to the Eckford club 22-16. Eckford breaks a tie with 6 runs in the 8th. The teams are tied at one apiece in their 3-game series.
The first game under the "New York rules" is played in New England on the Boston Common. The Tri-Mountain Club of Boston loses to the visiting Portland Maine club 47-42.