Today in Tribe History: May 2, 1947
Bob Toth | On 02, May 2015
1947 – Bob Feller continues a strong start to his season as he throws his second one-hitter in the span of eleven days as he shuts out the Boston Red Sox, 2-0, at Cleveland Stadium.
Feller struck out ten and walked six batters in the one-hit effort, improving his record to 3-1 while dropping his ERA to a miniscule 0.26. He took a loss on Opening Day when he allowed two runs, one earned in a 2-0 loss to Chicago. He threw a one-hit, ten-K shutout in a 5-0 victory over the St. Louis Browns on April 22nd, then followed it with a three-hit shutout versus Detroit on April 26th. With 35 innings tossed on the season, he had allowed just 14 hits, and just five in 27 innings of his last three starts.
The Indians offense only got to the Red Sox for two runs, but Feller made both stand. Joe Gordon delivered a leadoff homer in the second inning and Pat Seerey drove home Lou Boudreau in the fifth with an RBI-single.