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New York Giants 5, Cleveland Indians 2

New York Giants 5, Cleveland Indians 2

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World Series Game Played on Wednesday, September 29, 1954 (D) at Polo Grounds

CLE A    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   2  8  0
NY  N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  -   5  9  3
BATTING
Cleveland Indians     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Smith lf               4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Avila 2b               5   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Doby cf                3   0   1   0       2   0       3   0
Rosen 3b               5   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Wertz 1b               5   0   4   2       0   0      11   1
  Regalado pr          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grasso c             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Philley rf             3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Majeski ph           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mitchell ph          0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Dente ss             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Strickland ss          3   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
  Pope ph,rf           1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Hegan c                4   0   0   0       0   0       6   1
  Glynn ph,1b          1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Lemon p                4   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
Totals                38   2   8   2       5   4      28  12
BATTING - 
2B: Wertz (1,off Grissom).
3B: Wertz (1,off Maglie).
SH: Dente (1,off Grissom).
HBP: Smith (1,by Maglie).
IBB: Doby (1,by Grissom); Pope (1,by Grissom).
Team LOB: 13.
New York Giants       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lockman 1b             5   1   1   0       0   0       9   0
Dark ss                4   0   2   0       1   0       3   2
Mueller rf             5   1   2   1       0   1       2   0
Mays cf                3   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
Thompson 3b            3   1   1   1       2   1       3   3
Irvin lf               3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
  Rhodes ph            1   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
Williams 2b            4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Westrum c              4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Maglie p               3   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Liddle p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Grissom p            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                36   5   9   5       5   6      30   8
FIELDING - 
E: Mueller 2 (2), Irvin (1).
BATTING - 
HR: Rhodes (1,10th inning off Lemon 2 on, 1 out).
SH: Irvin (1,off Lemon).
IBB: Thompson (1,by Lemon).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Mays (1,2nd base off Lemon/Grasso).
PITCHING
Cleveland Indians     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Lemon L(0-1)           9.1   9   5   5   5   6   1
New York Giants       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Maglie                 7     7   2   2   2   2   0
Liddle                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0
Grissom W(1-0)         2.2   1   0   0   3   2   0
Totals                10     8   2   2   5   4   0
WP: Lemon (1).
HBP: Maglie (1,Smith).
IBB: Lemon (1,Thompson); Grissom 2 (2,Doby,Pope).
Umpires: Al Barlick (NL), Charlie Berry (AL), Jocko Conlan (NL), Johnny Stevens (AL), Larry Napp (AL), Lon Warneke (NL)
Time of Game: 3:11   Attendance: 52751
Starting Lineups:

   Cleveland Indians             New York Giants          
1. Smith               lf        Lockman             1b
2. Avila               2b        Dark                ss
3. Doby                cf        Mueller             rf
4. Rosen               3b        Mays                cf
5. Wertz               1b        Thompson            3b
6. Philley             rf        Irvin               lf
7. Strickland          ss        Williams            2b
8. Hegan               c         Westrum             c
9. Lemon               p         Maglie              p

INDIANS 1ST: Smith was hit by a pitch; Avila singled to right
[Smith to third (error by Mueller)]; Doby popped to third in
foul territory; Rosen popped to first; Wertz tripled to right
[Smith scored, Avila scored]; Philley flied to right; 2 R, 2 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Lockman grounded out (second to first); Dark walked;
Mueller singled to right [Dark to third]; Mays popped to
shortstop; Thompson grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Indians 2, Giants 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Strickland struck out; Hegan popped to third; Lemon
walked; Smith struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 2,
Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Irvin popped to catcher in foul territory; Williams
grounded out (third to first); Westrum singled to left; Maglie
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 2, Giants 0.

INDIANS 3RD: Avila popped to catcher in foul territory; Doby
grounded out (second to first); Rosen grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Lockman singled to right; Dark singled to center
[Lockman to third]; Mueller forced Dark (second to shortstop)
[Lockman scored]; Mays walked [Mueller to second]; Thompson
singled to right [Mueller scored, Mays to third]; Irvin struck
out; Williams grounded out (shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Indians 2, Giants 2.

INDIANS 4TH: Wertz singled to left; Philley grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Wertz to second]; Strickland grounded out
(shortstop to first); Hegan popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Indians 2, Giants 2.

GIANTS 4TH: Westrum singled to left; Maglie struck out; Lockman
grounded out (first unassisted) [Westrum to second]; Dark
singled to third [Westrum to third]; Mueller grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 2, Giants 2.

INDIANS 5TH: Lemon flied to center; Smith singled to third;
Avila made an out to left; Doby singled to right [Smith to
third]; Rosen made an out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Indians 2, Giants 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Mays grounded out (third to first); Thompson struck
out; Irvin flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 2,
Giants 2.

INDIANS 6TH: Wertz singled to right [Wertz to second (error by
Mueller)]; Philley grounded out (pitcher to first) [Wertz to
third]; Strickland popped to shortstop; Hegan grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 2, Giants 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Williams grounded out (third to first); Westrum
lined to center; Maglie grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 2, Giants 2.

INDIANS 7TH: Lemon popped to shortstop; Smith grounded out
(third to first); Avila lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Indians 2, Giants 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Lockman grounded out (shortstop to first); Dark
popped to third in foul territory; Mueller singled to left; Mays
forced Mueller (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Indians 2, Giants 2.

INDIANS 8TH: Doby walked; Rosen singled [Doby to second]; LIDDLE
REPLACED MAGLIE (PITCHING); Wertz flied to center [Doby to
third]; MAJESKI BATTED FOR PHILLEY; GRISSOM REPLACED LIDDLE
(PITCHING); MITCHELL BATTED FOR MAJESKI; Mitchell walked [Rosen
to second]; POPE BATTED FOR STRICKLAND; Pope was called out on
strikes; Hegan made an out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Indians 2, Giants 2.

GIANTS 8TH: POPE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); DENTE REPLACED
MITCHELL (PLAYING SS); Thompson walked; Irvin out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Thompson to second]; Williams grounded
out (third to first); Lemon threw a wild pitch [Thompson to
third]; Westrum lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians
2, Giants 2.

INDIANS 9TH: Lemon made an out to left; Smith made an out to
left; Avila reached on an error by Irvin [Avila to second]; Doby
was walked intentionally; Rosen made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Indians 2, Giants 2.

GIANTS 9TH: Grissom struck out; Lockman grounded out (pitcher to
first); Dark made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians
2, Giants 2.

INDIANS 10TH: Wertz doubled; REGALADO RAN FOR WERTZ; Dente out
on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Regalado to third]; Pope
was walked intentionally; GLYNN BATTED FOR HEGAN; Glynn struck
out; Lemon lined to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 2,
Giants 2.

GIANTS 10TH: GLYNN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); GRASSO REPLACED
REGALADO (PLAYING C ); Mueller struck out; Mays walked; Mays
stole second; Thompson was walked intentionally; RHODES BATTED
FOR IRVIN; Rhodes homered [Mays scored, Thompson scored]; 3 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 2, Giants 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Indians          2   8   0   13
 Giants           5   9   3    9

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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