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New York Yankees 2, Cincinnati Reds 1

New York Yankees 2, Cincinnati Reds 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Wednesday, October 4, 1939 (D) at Yankee Stadium

CIN N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
NY  A    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  1  -   2  6  0
BATTING
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Werber 3b              4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Frey 2b                4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Goodman rf             2   1   0   0       1   1       4   0
McCormick 1b           3   0   2   1       0   0       9   1
Lombardi c             3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Craft cf               3   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Berger lf              3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Myers ss               3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Derringer p            3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                28   1   4   1       1   4      25   5
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Goodman (1,2nd base off Ruffing/Dickey).
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Crosetti ss            4   0   0   0       0   1       1   7
Rolfe 3b               4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Keller rf              4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
DiMaggio cf            3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Dickey c               4   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Selkirk lf             3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Gordon 2b              3   1   1   0       0   1       2   4
Dahlgren 1b            3   0   1   1       0   1      13   0
Ruffing p              3   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Totals                31   2   6   2       1   7      27  16
FIELDING - 
DP: 3.
BATTING - 
2B: Dahlgren (1,off Derringer).
3B: Keller (1,off Derringer).
IBB: DiMaggio (1,by Derringer).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Derringer L(0-1)       8.1   6   2   2   1   7   0
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Ruffing W(1-0)         9     4   1   1   1   4   0
IBB: Derringer (1,DiMaggio).
Umpires: Bill McGowan (AL), Beans Reardon (NL), Bill Summers (AL), Babe Pinelli (NL)
Time of Game: 1:33   Attendance: 58541
Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               New York Yankees         
1. Werber              3b        Crosetti            ss
2. Frey                2b        Rolfe               3b
3. Goodman             rf        Keller              rf
4. McCormick           1b        DiMaggio            cf
5. Lombardi            c         Dickey              c
6. Craft               cf        Selkirk             lf
7. Berger              lf        Gordon              2b
8. Myers               ss        Dahlgren            1b
9. Derringer           p         Ruffing             p

REDS 1ST: Werber made an out to left; Frey flied to center;
Goodman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Crosetti popped to right; Rolfe grounded out
(second to first); Keller made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 0, Yankees 0.

REDS 2ND: McCormick singled to left; Lombardi grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [McCormick out at
second]; Craft struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: DiMaggio made an out to right; Dickey was called
out on strikes; Selkirk struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds
0, Yankees 0.

REDS 3RD: Berger struck out; Myers singled to center; Derringer
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to second to
first) [Myers out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 0,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Gordon popped to first in foul territory; Dahlgren
grounded out (second to first); Ruffing singled to left;
Crosetti struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 0, Yankees 0.

REDS 4TH: Werber grounded out (shortstop to first); Frey flied
to right; Goodman walked; Goodman stole second; McCormick
singled to left [Goodman scored]; Lombardi grounded out (pitcher
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Rolfe made an out to right; Keller was called out
on strikes; DiMaggio singled; Dickey grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Yankees 0.

REDS 5TH: Craft singled; Berger struck out; Myers grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Craft out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Selkirk grounded out (first unassisted); Gordon
singled to left; Dahlgren doubled to left [Gordon scored];
Ruffing popped to first in foul territory; Crosetti made an out
to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 1, Yankees 1.

REDS 6TH: Derringer grounded out (shortstop to first); Werber
made an out to left; Frey made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 1, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 6TH: Rolfe made an out to center; Keller grounded out
(first to pitcher); DiMaggio grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Yankees 1.

REDS 7TH: Goodman grounded out (third to first); McCormick
grounded out (shortstop to first); Lombardi popped to first in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 7TH: Dickey popped to second; Selkirk lined to right;
Gordon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Yankees 1.

REDS 8TH: Craft popped to third; Berger grounded out (second to
first); Myers grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 1, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 8TH: Dahlgren struck out; Ruffing struck out; Crosetti
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1,
Yankees 1.

REDS 9TH: Derringer grounded out (pitcher to first); Werber
grounded out (shortstop to first); Frey made an out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 1, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 9TH: Rolfe grounded out (first unassisted); Keller
tripled; DiMaggio was walked intentionally; Dickey singled to
center [Keller scored, DiMaggio to second]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 1, Yankees 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             1   4   0    1
 Yankees          2   6   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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