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Cincinnati Reds 5, Detroit Tigers 3

Cincinnati Reds 5, Detroit Tigers 3

Day

World Series Game Played on Thursday, October 3, 1940 (D) at Crosley Field

DET A    2  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3  3  1
CIN N    0  2  2    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  9  0
BATTING
Detroit Tigers        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bartell ss             3   1   0   0       1   0       3   2
McCosky cf             2   1   0   0       2   0       4   0
Gehringer 2b           4   1   1   1       0   0       0   3
Greenberg lf           3   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
York 1b                4   0   0   0       0   2      10   0
Campbell rf            4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Higgins 3b             3   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Tebbetts c             3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Rowe p                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gorsica p            2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                29   3   3   2       4   4      24  10
FIELDING - 
E: Tebbetts (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Higgins (1,off Walters); Greenberg (1,off Walters).
Team LOB: 3.
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Werber 3b              3   0   1   1       1   0       2   4
M. McCormick cf        4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Goodman rf             4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
F. McCormick 1b        4   1   1   0       0   0       9   0
Ripple lf              4   1   1   2       0   0       3   0
Wilson c               4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Joost 2b               4   0   1   1       0   0       2   2
Myers ss               3   0   1   1       0   1       3   3
Walters p              3   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                33   5   9   5       1   2      27  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Walters (1,off Rowe); Werber (2,off Rowe).
HR: Ripple (1,3rd inning off Rowe 1 on, 1 out).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
Detroit Tigers        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Rowe L(0-1)            3.1   8   5   5   1   1   1
Gorsica                4.2   1   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 8     9   5   5   1   2   1
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Walters W(1-0)         9     3   3   3   4   4   0

Umpires: Red Ormsby (AL), Lee Ballanfant (NL), Steve Basil (AL), Bill Klem (NL)
Time of Game: 1:54   Attendance: 30640
Starting Lineups:

   Detroit Tigers                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Bartell             ss        Werber              3b
2. McCosky             cf        M. McCormick        cf
3. Gehringer           2b        Goodman             rf
4. Greenberg           lf        F. McCormick        1b
5. York                1b        Ripple              lf
6. Campbell            rf        Wilson              c
7. Higgins             3b        Joost               2b
8. Tebbetts            c         Myers               ss
9. Rowe                p         Walters             p

TIGERS 1ST: Bartell walked; McCosky walked [Bartell to second];
Gehringer singled to right [Bartell scored, McCosky to third];
Greenberg grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[McCosky scored, Gehringer out at second]; York struck out; 2 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Werber grounded out (shortstop to first); M. McCormick
struck out; Goodman grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Reds 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Campbell popped to third in foul territory; Higgins
grounded out (shortstop to first); Tebbetts popped to
shortstop; Debut game for Birdie Tebbetts; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: F. McCormick singled to left; Ripple popped to
shortstop; Wilson singled to right [F. McCormick to second];
Joost singled to center [F. McCormick scored, Wilson to second];
Myers singled to left [Wilson scored, Joost to second]; Myers
was picked off first but was safe on an error by Tebbetts [Joost
to third, Myers to second]; Walters flied to center; Werber
walked; M. McCormick popped to shortstop; 2 R, 4 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Tigers 2, Reds 2.

TIGERS 3RD: Rowe struck out; Bartell made an out to center;
McCosky lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Reds 2.

REDS 3RD: Goodman singled; F. McCormick lined to center; Ripple
homered [Goodman scored]; Wilson popped to shortstop; Joost made
an out to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Reds 4.

TIGERS 4TH: Gehringer grounded out (pitcher to first); Greenberg
walked; York popped to shortstop; Campbell made an out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 2, Reds 4.

REDS 4TH: Myers made an out to right; Walters doubled to left;
Werber doubled to left [Walters scored]; GORSICA REPLACED ROWE
(PITCHING); M. McCormick reached on a fielder's choice [Werber
out at third (third)]; Debut game for Johnny Gorsica;
Goodman grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Tigers 2, Reds 5.

TIGERS 5TH: Higgins doubled to left; Tebbetts made an out to
left; Gorsica grounded out (pitcher to first) [Higgins to
third]; Bartell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Tigers 2, Reds 5.

REDS 5TH: F. McCormick grounded out (third to first); Ripple
made an out to left; Wilson grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Reds 5.

TIGERS 6TH: McCosky walked; Gehringer forced McCosky (third to
second); Greenberg doubled to left [Gehringer scored]; York
flied to right [Greenberg to third]; Campbell grounded out
(second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 3, Reds 5.

REDS 6TH: Joost made an out to center; Myers struck out; Walters
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers
3, Reds 5.

TIGERS 7TH: Higgins grounded out (shortstop to first); Tebbetts
grounded out (third to first); Gorsica was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 3, Reds 5.

REDS 7TH: Werber grounded out (third to first); M. McCormick
grounded out (third to first); Goodman grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 3, Reds 5.

TIGERS 8TH: Bartell made an out to left; McCosky grounded out
(shortstop to first); Gehringer popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 3, Reds 5.

REDS 8TH: F. McCormick made an out to center; Ripple grounded
out (second to first); Wilson singled; Joost flied to right; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 3, Reds 5.

TIGERS 9TH: Greenberg flied to left; York was called out on
strikes; Campbell popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 3, Reds 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Tigers           3   3   1    3
 Reds             5   9   0    5

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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