Tigers Defeat the Yankees

In The Shortest AL Game Ever Played

August 8, 1920

On Sunday, at Navin Field, Tigers pitcher, Howard Ehmke hurled the fastest game in AL history, a 1:13, 1-0 whitewashing of the New York Yankees. The game lasted a total of 73 minutes. The Yankees had a total of 29 at bats compared the the Tigers 25 at bats. The Tigers were able to get 6 hits in the game but only one run. The Yankees pitched Collins who just could not make anything happen for his team.