What is the score of a forfeited baseball game?
9-0 is the official score for any forfeited major league game, regardless of the length of the contest held thus far. There have been 8 forfeited games since 1901, the most infamous being the last game played by the Washington Senators - fans stormed the field in the top of the ninth inning with two outs. The Senators were leading 7-5, but as a result of the umpires forcing them to forfeit, the official score for the record book was 9-0 Yankees.
The official score of any baseball game is one point per regulation inning for the non forfeiting team and zero for the forfeiting team. In MLB that results in 9-0, in high school (7 innings) the official score would be 7-0.
Rule 66.1 of the NHL rulebook states that if the game is forfeited prior to being commenced the score is 1-0 and the players receive no personal statistics. If the game forfeited while in progress then the forfeiting team has a score of 0 and the opposing team has a score of however many goals they've scored.
forfeit (baseball) In rare cases, baseball games are forfeited, and the score is recorded with the forfeiting team scoring no runs; their opponents are credited with the same number of runs as innings scheduled. Thus, a forfeited professional baseball game score will be 9-0; most amateur leagues play seven-inning games, thus forfeits are recorded as 7-0. However, if a forfeit occurs in the middle of a official game in which the forfeiting team is losing…
Answer Forfeited Games 2005 NCAA rules: ARTICLE 2. The score of a forfeited game, or a suspended game that later results in a forfeiture, shall be: Offended Team-1, Opponent-0. If the offended team is ahead at the time of forfeit, the score stands (Rules 3-3-3- a and b, and Rules 9-2-3-a and b). How about High School Games? 2-0
The score of a forfeited NFL game is 2-0. The reasoning behind this is that a safety is the only way to score in an NFL game in which no points are credited to a specific player. There has only been 1 official forfeit in NFL history (1920 - Rochester Jeffersons lost by forfeit to the Washington Pros/Senators).
If a game is forfeited, the non-forfeiting team officially wins 1-0 in high school and college football. The exception is if the offended team is already ahead at the time of the forfeit, in which case the score stands as-is. Though it has never happened, it is possible for a team to score just one point in a college football game (if the offensive team somehow gets tackled in their own endzone for a safety…
If a game is forfeited, the non-forfeiting team officially wins 1-0 (at least in college football). Though it has never happened, it is possible for a team to score just one point in a college football game (if the offensive team somehow gets tackled in their own endzone for a safety on the PAT, the defensive team would be awarded one point), but the other team has to score at least one touchdown for this…
How many runs does the winning team score in an average baseball game. How many runs does the losing team score?
From the statistics for Major League Baseball at http://www.retrosheet.org for 2009, the average score for the winning team was 6.37 runs, while the average score for the losing team was 2.85. Overall, teams scored an average of 4.61 runs per game. The source of data for this answer is the file at this URL: http://www.retrosheet.org/gamelogs/gl2009.zip