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Brooklyn Dodgers 8, New York Yankees 5

Brooklyn Dodgers 8, New York Yankees 5

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World Series Game Played on Saturday, October 1, 1955 (D) at Ebbets Field

NY  A    1  1  0    1  0  2    0  0  0  -   5  9  0
BRO N    0  0  1    3  3  0    1  0  x  -   8 14  0
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Noren cf               5   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
McDougald 3b           5   1   1   1       0   1       1   1
Mantle rf              5   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Berra c                3   0   1   0       1   0       4   1
Collins 1b             2   2   0   0       2   0      11   1
Howard lf              3   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Martin 2b              4   1   2   2       0   0       1   3
Rizzuto ss             3   0   1   1       1   0       2   2
Larsen p               2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Kucks p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Robinson ph          1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Carroll pr           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  R. Coleman p         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morgan p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Skowron ph           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sturdivant p         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                34   5   9   5       4   4      24  10
BATTING - 
2B: Martin (1,off Labine).
HR: McDougald (1,1st inning off Erskine 0 on, 1 out).
SH: Howard (1,off Erskine).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rizzuto (1,2nd base off Erskine/Campanella); Collins (1,3rd base off Bessent/Campanella).
Brooklyn Dodgers      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gilliam 2b             4   1   2   1       1   0       1   4
Reese ss               4   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Snider cf              4   1   1   3       1   0       6   0
Campanella c           5   2   3   1       0   0       4   0
Furillo rf             5   1   2   0       0   2       1   0
Hodges 1b              4   1   3   3       0   0      11   0
Robinson 3b            4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Amoros lf              3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Erskine p              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bessent p            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Labine p             2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                37   8  14   8       3   4      27  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Gilliam (1,off Larsen); Campanella (2,off Kucks).
HR: Campanella (2,4th inning off Larsen 0 on, 0 out); Hodges (1,4th inning
off Larsen 1 on, 0 out); Snider (2,5th inning off Kucks 2 on, 0 out).
SH: Reese (1,off Sturdivant).
IBB: Snider (1,by Sturdivant).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Gilliam (1,2nd base off Larsen/Berra).
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Larsen L(0-1)          4     5   5   5   2   2   2
Kucks                  1     3   2   2   0   1   1
R. Coleman             1     5   1   1   0   1   0
Morgan                 1     0   0   0   0   0   0
Sturdivant             1     1   0   0   1   0   0
Totals                 8    14   8   8   3   4   3
Brooklyn Dodgers      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Erskine                3     3   3   3   2   3   1
Bessent                1.2   3   0   0   1   1   0
Labine W(1-0)          4.1   3   2   2   1   0   0
Totals                 9     9   5   5   4   4   1
IBB: Sturdivant (1,Snider).
Umpires: Frank Dascoli (NL), Bill Summers (AL), Lee Ballanfant (NL), Jim Honochick (AL), Red Flaherty (AL), Augie Donatelli (NL)
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 36242
Starting Lineups:

   New York Yankees              Brooklyn Dodgers         
1. Noren               cf        Gilliam             2b
2. McDougald           3b        Reese               ss
3. Mantle              rf        Snider              cf
4. Berra               c         Campanella          c
5. Collins             1b        Furillo             rf
6. Howard              lf        Hodges              1b
7. Martin              2b        Robinson            3b
8. Rizzuto             ss        Amoros              lf
9. Larsen              p         Erskine             p

YANKEES 1ST: Noren struck out; McDougald homered; Mantle struck
out; Berra lined to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1,
Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Gilliam grounded out (shortstop to first); Reese
popped to first; Snider grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Collins walked; Howard out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Collins to second]; Martin grounded out
(second to first) [Collins to third]; Rizzuto singled [Collins
scored]; Rizzuto stole second; Larsen made an out to center; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Campanella made an out to center; Furillo was
called out on strikes; Hodges singled to left; Robinson made an
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Noren made an out to left; McDougald grounded out
(shortstop to first); Mantle was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Amoros walked; Erskine popped to shortstop in foul
territory; Gilliam doubled to left [Amoros scored]; Reese made
an out to right; Snider grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 1.

YANKEES 4TH: Berra singled to center; Collins walked [Berra to
second]; BESSENT REPLACED ERSKINE (PITCHING); Howard forced
Berra (pitcher to third) [Collins to second]; Collins stole
third; Martin singled to right [Collins scored, Howard to
third]; Rizzuto grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Martin out at second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3,
Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 4TH: Campanella homered; Furillo singled; Hodges homered
[Furillo scored]; Robinson grounded out (third to first); Amoros
grounded out (pitcher to first); Bessent was called out on
strikes; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 4.

YANKEES 5TH: Larsen grounded out (shortstop to first); Noren
singled to center; McDougald was called out on strikes; Mantle
singled to right [Noren to second]; Berra walked [Noren to
third, Mantle to second]; LABINE REPLACED BESSENT (PITCHING);
Collins forced Berra (second to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 5TH: Gilliam walked; Gilliam stole second; KUCKS
REPLACED LARSEN (PITCHING); Reese singled to first [Gilliam to
third]; Snider homered [Gilliam scored, Reese scored];
Campanella doubled to right; Furillo struck out; Hodges grounded
out (pitcher to first) [Campanella to third]; Robinson lined to
third; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 7.

YANKEES 6TH: Howard singled to left; Martin doubled to center
[Howard scored]; Rizzuto popped to first in foul territory;
ROBINSON BATTED FOR KUCKS; Robinson singled to right [Martin
scored]; CARROLL RAN FOR ROBINSON; Noren flied to center;
McDougald lined to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 5,
Dodgers 7.

DODGERS 6TH: R. COLEMAN REPLACED CARROLL (PITCHING); Amoros
singled to right; Labine was called out on strikes; Gilliam
grounded out (second to first) [Amoros to second]; Reese singled
to shortstop [Amoros to third]; Snider forced Reese (first to
shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 5, Dodgers 7.

YANKEES 7TH: Mantle grounded out (pitcher to first); Berra lined
to left; Collins grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Dodgers 7.

DODGERS 7TH: Campanella singled to center; Furillo singled
[Campanella to third]; Hodges singled to center [Campanella
scored, Furillo to second]; MORGAN REPLACED R. COLEMAN
(PITCHING); Robinson made an out to center; Amoros grounded out
(second to first) [Furillo to third, Hodges to second]; Labine
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Yankees 5, Dodgers 8.

YANKEES 8TH: Howard grounded out (third to first); Martin made
an out to center; Rizzuto walked; SKOWRON BATTED FOR MORGAN;
Skowron lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 5,
Dodgers 8.

DODGERS 8TH: STURDIVANT REPLACED SKOWRON (PITCHING); Gilliam
singled; Reese out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first)
[Gilliam to second]; Snider was walked intentionally; Campanella
lined to center; Furillo popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Yankees 5, Dodgers 8.

YANKEES 9TH: Noren lined to first; McDougald made an out to
right; Mantle grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 5, Dodgers 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          5   9   0    7
 Dodgers          8  14   0    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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