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Brooklyn Dodgers 5, New York Yankees 3

Brooklyn Dodgers 5, New York Yankees 3

Day

World Series Game Played on Sunday, October 2, 1955 (D) at Ebbets Field

NY  A    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  1  0  -   3  6  0
BRO N    0  2  1    0  1  0    0  1  x  -   5  9  2
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Howard lf              4   0   1   0       1   2       0   0
Noren cf               4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
McDougald 3b           3   0   0   0       1   0       1   2
Berra c                4   2   2   1       0   0       9   1
Collins rf,1b          3   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
Robinson 1b            2   0   1   0       2   1       6   0
  Carroll pr           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bauer rf             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Martin 2b              4   0   1   1       0   0       4   3
Rizzuto ss             1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Skowron ph           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  J. Coleman ss        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Carey ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Grim p                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cerv ph              1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Turley p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Byrne ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                32   3   6   3       5   5      24   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
BATTING - 
HR: Cerv (1,7th inning off Craig 0 on, 0 out); Berra (1,8th inning off Labine
0 on, 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.
Brooklyn Dodgers      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gilliam 2b             3   0   1   0       1   0       1   5
Reese ss               3   0   0   0       1   1       4   3
Snider cf              4   2   3   2       0   0       0   0
Campanella c           3   0   0   0       1   2       6   0
Furillo rf             4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Hodges 1b              3   1   2   0       0   1      14   1
Robinson 3b            3   0   1   1       1   0       0   3
Amoros lf              4   1   1   2       0   3       1   0
Craig p                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Labine p             2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
Totals                29   5   9   5       5  10      27  14
FIELDING - 
DP: 3.
E: Reese (1), Robinson (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Snider (1,off Turley).
HR: Amoros (1,2nd inning off Grim 1 on, 2 out); Snider 2 (4,3rd inning off
Grim 0 on, 0 out,5th inning off Grim 0 on, 1 out).
SH: Craig (1,off Grim); Hodges (1,off Turley).
Team LOB: 7.
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Grim L(0-1)            6     6   4   4   4   5   3
Turley                 2     3   1   1   1   5   0
Totals                 8     9   5   5   5  10   3
Brooklyn Dodgers      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Craig W(1-0)           6     4   2   2   5   4   1
Labine SV(1)           3     2   1   1   0   1   1
Totals                 9     6   3   3   5   5   2

Umpires: Bill Summers (AL), Lee Ballanfant (NL), Jim Honochick (AL), Frank Dascoli (NL), Red Flaherty (AL), Augie Donatelli (NL)
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 36796
Starting Lineups:

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

YANKEES 1ST: Howard struck out; Noren popped to shortstop;
McDougald reached on an error by Reese [McDougald to first];
Berra grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Gilliam grounded out (first unassisted); Reese
walked; Snider forced Reese (second to shortstop); Campanella
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Collins walked; Robinson walked [Collins to
second]; Martin grounded out (pitcher to first) [Collins to
third, Robinson to second]; Rizzuto popped to first; Grim
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Furillo lined to third; Hodges singled to left;
Robinson lined to shortstop; Amoros homered [Hodges scored];
Craig walked; Gilliam singled [Craig to third]; Reese grounded
out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers
2.

YANKEES 3RD: Howard struck out; Noren lined to left; McDougald
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 0, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 3RD: Snider homered; Campanella lined to center; Furillo
struck out; Hodges struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Dodgers 3.

YANKEES 4TH: Berra singled to right; Collins struck out;
Robinson walked [Berra to second]; Martin singled to left [Berra
scored, Robinson to second]; SKOWRON BATTED FOR RIZZUTO; Skowron
popped to catcher in foul territory; Grim lined to shortstop; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 1, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 4TH: J. COLEMAN REPLACED SKOWRON (PLAYING SS); Robinson
walked; Amoros struck out; Craig out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Robinson to second]; Gilliam grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1, Dodgers 3.

YANKEES 5TH: Howard singled to left; Noren grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Howard out at
second]; McDougald walked; Berra grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 5TH: Reese made an out to center; Snider homered;
Campanella walked; Furillo grounded into a double play (second
to first) [Campanella out at second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 1, Dodgers 4.

YANKEES 6TH: Collins grounded out (second to first); Robinson
struck out; Martin reached on an error by Robinson [Martin to
first]; J. Coleman lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 1, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 6TH: Hodges singled to shortstop; Robinson grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Hodges out at
second]; Amoros struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 1, Dodgers 4.

YANKEES 7TH: CERV BATTED FOR GRIM; Cerv homered; Howard walked;
LABINE REPLACED CRAIG (PITCHING); Noren grounded into a double
play (first to shortstop to first) [Howard out at second];
McDougald grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Yankees 2, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 7TH: TURLEY REPLACED CERV (PITCHING); Labine struck out;
Gilliam walked; Reese was called out on strikes; Snider doubled
to left [Gilliam to third]; Campanella was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 4.

YANKEES 8TH: Berra homered; Collins struck out; Robinson singled
to right; CARROLL RAN FOR ROBINSON; Martin grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Carroll out at second];
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 8TH: COLLINS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); BAUER
REPLACED CARROLL (PLAYING RF); Furillo singled to second; Hodges
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Furillo to second];
Robinson singled to left [Furillo scored]; Amoros struck out;
Labine struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 5.

YANKEES 9TH: CAREY BATTED FOR J. COLEMAN; Carey grounded out
(third to first); BYRNE BATTED FOR TURLEY; Byrne grounded out
(second to first); Howard grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          3   6   0    7
 Dodgers          5   9   2    7

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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