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New York Yankees 18, New York Giants 4

New York Yankees 18, New York Giants 4

Day

World Series Game Played on Friday, October 2, 1936 (D) at Polo Grounds

NY  A    2  0  7    0  0  1    2  0  6  -  18 17  0
NY  N    0  1  0    3  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  6  1
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Crosetti ss            5   4   3   0       1   0       0   1
Rolfe 3b               4   3   2   1       2   0       2   0
DiMaggio cf            5   2   3   2       0   0       6   0
Gehrig 1b              5   1   2   3       1   0       6   0
Dickey c               5   3   2   5       1   0       8   0
Selkirk rf             5   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Powell lf              3   2   2   0       2   0       2   0
Lazzeri 2b             4   1   1   5       1   0       1   3
Gomez p                5   1   1   2       0   2       0   0
Totals                41  18  17  18       9   3      27   4
BATTING - 
2B: DiMaggio (1,off Gabler).
HR: Lazzeri (1,3rd inning off Coffman 3 on, 1 out); Dickey (1,9th inning off
Gumbert 2 on, 2 out).
SH: DiMaggio (1,off Schumacher).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Powell (1,2nd base off Gumbert/Mancuso).
CS: Selkirk (1,2nd base by Schumacher/Mancuso); Gehrig (1,2nd base by Coffman/Mancuso).
New York Giants       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moore lf               5   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
Bartell ss             3   0   1   1       2   1       2   2
Terry 1b               5   0   2   2       0   1       6   1
Leiber cf              4   0   0   0       1   1       6   1
Ott rf                 4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Mancuso c              2   2   1   0       2   1       3   2
Whitehead 2b           4   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
Jackson 3b             4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Schumacher p           0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Smith p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coffman p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Davis ph             1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Gabler p             0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Danning ph           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gumbert p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                33   4   6   3       7   8      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Jackson (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Mancuso (1,off Gomez); Bartell (1,off Gomez).
Team LOB: 9.
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Gomez W(1-0)           9     6   4   4   7   8   0
New York Giants       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Schumacher L(0-1)      2     3   5   4   4   1   0
Smith                  0.1   2   3   3   1   0   0
Coffman                1.2   2   1   1   0   1   1
Gabler                 4     5   3   3   3   0   0
Gumbert                1     5   6   6   1   1   1
Totals                 9    17  18  17   9   3   2
WP: Gomez (1), Schumacher (1).
Umpires: Harry Geisel (AL), George Magerkurth (NL), Bill Summers (AL), Cy Pfirman (NL)
Time of Game: 2:49   Attendance: 43543
Starting Lineups:

   New York Yankees              New York Giants          
1. Crosetti            ss        Moore               lf
2. Rolfe               3b        Bartell             ss
3. DiMaggio            cf        Terry               1b
4. Gehrig              1b        Leiber              cf
5. Dickey              c         Ott                 rf
6. Selkirk             rf        Mancuso             c
7. Powell              lf        Whitehead           2b
8. Lazzeri             2b        Jackson             3b
9. Gomez               p         Schumacher          p

YANKEES 1ST: Crosetti singled to center; Rolfe walked [Crosetti
to second]; DiMaggio singled [Crosetti to third, Rolfe to
second]; Gehrig made an out to right [Crosetti scored, Rolfe to
third (on throw to home)]; Schumacher threw a wild pitch
[DiMaggio to second]; Dickey hit into a double play (center to
third to shortstop) [Rolfe scored, DiMaggio out at third]; 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Moore struck out; Bartell struck out; Terry singled
to center; Leiber walked [Terry to second]; Debut game for
Hank Leiber; Ott made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Yankees 2, Giants 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Selkirk walked; Powell lined to right; Selkirk was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); Lazzeri walked;
Gomez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Mancuso walked; Whitehead made an out to right;
Jackson made an out to right; Schumacher walked [Mancuso to
second]; Gomez threw a wild pitch [Mancuso scored, Schumacher to
third]; Moore popped to third in foul territory; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Giants 1.

YANKEES 3RD: Crosetti singled to left; Rolfe walked [Crosetti to
second]; DiMaggio reached on an error on a sacrifice bunt by
Jackson [Crosetti to third, Rolfe to second, DiMaggio to first];
SMITH REPLACED SCHUMACHER (PITCHING); Gehrig singled to right
[Crosetti scored, Rolfe scored, DiMaggio to third]; Debut
game for Al Smith; Dickey singled to right [DiMaggio scored
(unearned), Gehrig to third]; Selkirk flied to center; Powell
walked [Dickey to second]; COFFMAN REPLACED SMITH (PITCHING);
Lazzeri homered [Gehrig scored, Dickey scored, Powell
scored]; Debut game for Dick Coffman; Gomez struck out;
Crosetti grounded out (shortstop to first); 7 R, 4 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 9, Giants 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Bartell walked; Terry struck out; Leiber struck out;
Ott popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 9, Giants 1.

YANKEES 4TH: Rolfe grounded out (pitcher to first); DiMaggio
made an out to left; Gehrig singled to right; Gehrig was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 9, Giants 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Mancuso walked; Whitehead struck out; Jackson
singled [Mancuso to second]; DAVIS BATTED FOR COFFMAN; Davis
singled to center [Mancuso to third, Jackson to second]; Moore
struck out; Bartell walked [Mancuso scored, Jackson to third,
Davis to second]; Terry singled to left [Jackson scored, Davis
scored, Bartell to second]; Leiber lined to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Yankees 9, Giants 4.

YANKEES 5TH: GABLER REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING); Dickey grounded
out (first unassisted); Debut game for Frank Gabler;
Selkirk made an out to left; Powell singled to left; Lazzeri
made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 9, Giants
4.

GIANTS 5TH: Ott grounded out (second to first); Mancuso struck
out; Whitehead grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 9, Giants 4.

YANKEES 6TH: Gomez grounded out (shortstop to first); Crosetti
walked; Rolfe singled [Crosetti to third]; DiMaggio made an out
to left [Crosetti scored]; Gehrig made an out to right; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 10, Giants 4.

GIANTS 6TH: Jackson popped to second; Gabler walked; Moore lined
to center; Bartell lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees
10, Giants 4.

YANKEES 7TH: Dickey walked; Selkirk singled to center [Dickey to
second]; Powell singled to left [Dickey to third, Selkirk to
second]; Lazzeri flied to center [Dickey scored, Selkirk to
third]; Gomez grounded out (second to first) [Selkirk scored,
Powell to second]; Crosetti made an out to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 12, Giants 4.

GIANTS 7TH: Terry grounded out (second to first); Leiber
grounded out (shortstop to first); Ott made an out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 12, Giants 4.

YANKEES 8TH: Rolfe popped to second; DiMaggio doubled to left;
Gehrig walked; Dickey made an out to right; Selkirk grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 12, Giants 4.

GIANTS 8TH: Mancuso doubled to left; Whitehead popped to first
in foul territory; Jackson popped to first in foul territory;
DANNING BATTED FOR GABLER; Danning struck out; Debut game for
Harry Danning; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 12, Giants 4.

YANKEES 9TH: GUMBERT REPLACED DANNING (PITCHING); Powell
walked; Debut game for Harry Gumbert; Powell stole
second; Lazzeri flied to center [Powell to third]; Gomez singled
to center [Powell scored]; Crosetti singled to left [Gomez to
second]; Rolfe singled [Gomez scored, Crosetti to second];
DiMaggio singled to left [Crosetti scored, Rolfe to second];
Gehrig grounded out (third to first) [Rolfe to third, DiMaggio
to second]; Dickey homered [Rolfe scored, DiMaggio scored];
Selkirk struck out; 6 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 18, Giants 4.

GIANTS 9TH: Moore made an out to center; Bartell doubled to
left; Terry made an out to center; Leiber made an out to center;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 18, Giants 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees         18  17   0    6
 Giants           4   6   1    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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