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New York Yankees 5, Brooklyn Dodgers 1

New York Yankees 5, Brooklyn Dodgers 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Monday, October 3, 1955 (D) at Yankee Stadium

BRO N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
NY  A    5  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  8  0
BATTING
Brooklyn Dodgers      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gilliam 2b,lf          3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Reese ss               4   1   1   0       0   1       3   2
Snider cf              1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Zimmer ph,2b         2   0   0   0       1   2       1   1
Campanella c           3   0   0   0       1   1       5   0
Furillo rf             3   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Hodges 1b              3   0   0   0       1   0       7   1
Robinson 3b            4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Amoros lf,cf           4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Spooner p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Meyer p              2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Kellert ph           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roebuck p            0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                30   1   4   1       4   8      24   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Robinson (2).
BATTING - 
HBP: Furillo (1,by Ford).
Team LOB: 7.
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rizzuto ss             3   1   0   0       1   0       1   5
Martin 2b              4   0   1   0       0   2       4   2
McDougald 3b           3   1   0   0       1   0       0   5
Berra c                3   1   2   1       1   0       8   0
Bauer rf               4   1   3   1       0   0       0   0
Skowron 1b             2   1   1   3       0   0       6   0
  Collins ph,1b        1   0   0   0       1   0       5   1
Cerv cf                4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Howard lf              4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
  Noren lf             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Ford p                 4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                32   5   8   5       4   5      27  14
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
HR: Skowron (1,1st inning off Spooner 2 on, 1 out).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rizzuto (2,2nd base off Spooner/Campanella).
PITCHING
Brooklyn Dodgers      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Spooner L(0-1)         0.1   3   5   5   2   1   1
Meyer                  5.2   4   0   0   2   4   0
Roebuck                2     1   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 8     8   5   5   4   5   1
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Ford W(2-0)            9     4   1   1   4   8   0
WP: Ford (1).
HBP: Ford (1,Furillo).
Umpires: Lee Ballanfant (NL), Jim Honochick (AL), Frank Dascoli (NL), Bill Summers (AL), Augie Donatelli (NL), Red Flaherty (AL)
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 64022
Starting Lineups:

   Brooklyn Dodgers              New York Yankees         
1. Gilliam             2b        Rizzuto             ss
2. Reese               ss        Martin              2b
3. Snider              cf        McDougald           3b
4. Campanella          c         Berra               c
5. Furillo             rf        Bauer               rf
6. Hodges              1b        Skowron             1b
7. Robinson            3b        Cerv                cf
8. Amoros              lf        Howard              lf
9. Spooner             p         Ford                p

DODGERS 1ST: Gilliam lined to left; Reese was called out on
strikes; Snider was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Dodgers 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Rizzuto walked; Martin struck out while Rizzuto
stole second; McDougald walked; Berra singled to center [Rizzuto
scored, McDougald to third]; Bauer singled to left [McDougald
scored, Berra to second]; Skowron homered [Berra scored, Bauer
scored]; MEYER REPLACED SPOONER (PITCHING); Cerv singled; Howard
was called out on strikes; Ford made an out to left; 5 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 2ND: Campanella made an out to center; Furillo was hit
by a pitch; Hodges walked [Furillo to second]; Robinson grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Hodges out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 2ND: Rizzuto popped to third; Martin struck out;
McDougald popped to shortstop in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 3RD: Amoros grounded out (pitcher to first); Meyer
struck out; Gilliam grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 3RD: Berra walked; Bauer singled to left [Berra to
second]; Skowron made an out to center; Cerv grounded into a
double play (third to first) [Berra out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 4TH: Reese singled; ZIMMER BATTED FOR SNIDER; Zimmer was
called out on strikes; Campanella walked [Reese to second];
Furillo singled to left [Reese scored, Campanella to second];
Hodges forced Furillo (shortstop to second) [Campanella to
third]; Robinson forced Hodges (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 4TH: AMOROS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); GILLIAM
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); ZIMMER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
2B); Howard struck out; Ford grounded out (third to first);
Rizzuto grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 5TH: Amoros grounded out (first unassisted); Meyer
grounded out (second to first); Gilliam singled to left; Reese
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1,
Yankees 5.

YANKEES 5TH: Martin singled to left; McDougald made an out to
center; Berra singled to center [Martin to second]; Bauer forced
Berra (third to second) [Martin to third]; COLLINS BATTED FOR
SKOWRON; Collins walked [Bauer to second]; Cerv popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 6TH: COLLINS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Zimmer walked;
Campanella was called out on strikes; Furillo grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Zimmer to second]; Hodges grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 6TH: Howard was called out on strikes; Ford grounded out
(pitcher to first); Rizzuto grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 7TH: Robinson made an out to center; Amoros singled to
center; KELLERT BATTED FOR MEYER; Kellert popped to second; Ford
threw a wild pitch [Amoros to second]; Gilliam walked; Reese
forced Gilliam (first to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 7TH: ROEBUCK REPLACED KELLERT (PITCHING); Martin reached
on an error by Robinson [Martin to first]; McDougald made an out
to pitcher; Berra forced Martin (first to shortstop); Bauer
singled to center [Berra to third]; Collins grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 8TH: Zimmer was called out on strikes; Campanella
grounded out (shortstop to first); Furillo struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 8TH: Cerv lined to pitcher; Howard made an out to right;
Ford grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 9TH: NOREN REPLACED HOWARD (PLAYING LF); Hodges grounded
out (shortstop to first); Robinson grounded out (third to
first); Amoros struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1,
Yankees 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          1   4   1    7
 Yankees          5   8   0    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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