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New York Yankees 5, Brooklyn Dodgers 3

New York Yankees 5, Brooklyn Dodgers 3

Day

World Series Game Played on Tuesday, September 30, 1947 (D) at Yankee Stadium

BRO N    1  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  0  -   3  6  0
NY  A    0  0  0    0  5  0    0  0  x  -   5  4  0
BATTING
Brooklyn Dodgers      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stanky 2b              4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Robinson 1b            2   1   0   0       2   0       8   1
Reiser cf,lf           4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Walker rf              4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Hermanski lf           2   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Furillo ph,cf        1   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
Edwards c              4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Jorgensen 3b           2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Lavagetto ph,3b      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Reese ss               4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Branca p               2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Behrman p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Miksis ph            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Casey p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                32   3   6   2       3   5      24   9
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Robinson (1,2nd base off Shea/Berra); Reese (1,2nd base off Page/Berra).
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stirnweiss 2b          4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Henrich rf             4   0   1   2       0   1       3   0
Berra c                4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
DiMaggio cf            4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
McQuinn 1b             3   1   0   0       1   1       7   2
Johnson 3b             2   1   0   0       0   0       1   2
Lindell lf             3   0   1   2       0   1       3   0
Rizzuto ss             2   1   1   0       1   0       1   4
Shea p                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Brown ph             0   1   0   1       1   0       0   0
  Page p               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                28   5   4   5       3   6      27  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Lindell (1,off Branca).
HBP: Johnson (1,by Branca).
Team LOB: 3.
PITCHING
Brooklyn Dodgers      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Branca L(0-1)          4     2   5   5   3   5   0
Behrman                2     1   0   0   0   0   0
Casey                  2     1   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 8     4   5   5   3   6   0
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Shea W(1-0)            5     2   1   1   2   3   0
Page SV(1)             4     4   2   2   1   2   0
Totals                 9     6   3   3   3   5   0
WP: Page (1).
BK: Shea (1).
HBP: Branca (1,Johnson).
Umpires: Bill McGowan (AL), Babe Pinelli (NL), Eddie Rommel (AL), Larry Goetz (AL), Jim Boyer (AL), George Magerkurth (NL)
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 73365
Starting Lineups:

   Brooklyn Dodgers              New York Yankees         
1. Stanky              2b        Stirnweiss          2b
2. Robinson            1b        Henrich             rf
3. Reiser              cf        Berra               c
4. Walker              rf        DiMaggio            cf
5. Hermanski           lf        McQuinn             1b
6. Edwards             c         Johnson             3b
7. Jorgensen           3b        Lindell             lf
8. Reese               ss        Rizzuto             ss
9. Branca              p         Shea                p

DODGERS 1ST: Stanky made an out to left; Robinson walked;
Robinson stole second; Reiser reached on a fielder's choice
[Robinson out at third (pitcher to shortstop), Reiser to
second]; Walker singled to left [Reiser scored]; Hermanski
struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Stirnweiss grounded out (second to first); Henrich
struck out; Berra made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Yankees 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Edwards flied to center; Jorgensen struck out;
Reese grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: DiMaggio grounded out (shortstop to first); McQuinn
grounded out (third to first); Johnson grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Yankees 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Branca grounded out (first to pitcher); Stanky
grounded out (third to first); Robinson walked; Shea balked
[Robinson to second]; Reiser made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Lindell struck out; Rizzuto made an out to left;
Shea struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Yankees 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Walker singled to right; Hermanski lined into a
double play (third to first) [Walker out at first]; Edwards made
an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Stirnweiss was called out on strikes; Henrich made
an out to center; Berra struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Yankees 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Jorgensen made an out to left; Reese grounded out
(pitcher to first); Branca struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 5TH: DiMaggio singled to shortstop; McQuinn walked
[DiMaggio to second]; Johnson was hit by a pitch [DiMaggio to
third, McQuinn to second]; Lindell doubled to left [DiMaggio
scored, McQuinn scored, Johnson to third]; Rizzuto walked; BROWN
BATTED FOR SHEA; BEHRMAN REPLACED BRANCA (PITCHING); Brown
walked (walk was charged to Branca) [Johnson scored, Lindell to
third, Rizzuto to second]; Stirnweiss forced Lindell (first to
catcher) [Rizzuto to third, Brown to second]; Henrich singled to
left [Rizzuto scored, Brown scored, Stirnweiss to second]; Berra
made an out to right; DiMaggio made an out to left; 5 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 6TH: PAGE REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); Stanky singled to
center; Robinson forced Stanky (shortstop to second); Reiser
singled to first [Robinson to second]; Walker made an out to
right; FURILLO BATTED FOR HERMANSKI; Furillo singled to center
[Robinson scored, Reiser to third]; Edwards forced Furillo
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Yankees
5.

YANKEES 6TH: REISER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); FURILLO
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); McQuinn popped to catcher in foul
territory; Johnson made an out to left; Lindell grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 7TH: LAVAGETTO BATTED FOR JORGENSEN; Lavagetto popped to
second; Reese singled to right; MIKSIS BATTED FOR BEHRMAN;
Miksis struck out while Reese stole second; Page threw a wild
pitch [Reese scored]; Stanky grounded out (pitcher to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 7TH: LAVAGETTO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); CASEY
REPLACED MIKSIS (PITCHING); Rizzuto singled to left; Page
grounded out (second to first) [Rizzuto to second]; Stirnweiss
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Rizzuto to third]; Henrich
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
3, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 8TH: Robinson made an out to left; Reiser grounded out
(first to pitcher); Walker grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 8TH: Berra made an out to center; DiMaggio made an out
to center; McQuinn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3,
Yankees 5.

DODGERS 9TH: Furillo walked; Edwards made an out to right;
Lavagetto struck out; Reese grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Yankees 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          3   6   0    5
 Yankees          5   4   0    3

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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