July 25, 1947

Note: The Braves and Red Sox were both 48-40 after Boston's AL entry beta the White Sox and the NL entry lost to the Cubs.

The difference: the Red Sox were in third place, 11-1/2 games behind the Yankees, while the Braves were second, six games behind the Dodgers.

Denny Galehouse got the win for the Red Sox, an 8-2 bashing of the White Sox before a Thursday afternoon crowd of 9.003 at Fenway.

Ted Williams belted his 19-th homer of the season, an estimated 12 rows into the right-field bleachers.

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