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New York Yankees 3, Chicago Cubs 1

New York Yankees 3, Chicago Cubs 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Wednesday, October 5, 1938 (D) at Wrigley Field

NY  A    0  2  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3 12  1
CHI N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  9  1
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Crosetti ss            4   0   1   0       0   2       4   6
Rolfe 3b               5   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Henrich rf             4   1   2   0       0   1       0   0
DiMaggio cf            4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Gehrig 1b              3   1   1   0       1   2      10   0
Dickey c               4   1   4   1       0   0       6   3
Selkirk lf             4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Gordon 2b              4   0   2   1       0   1       4   2
Ruffing p              3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                35   3  12   3       1   6      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
E: Henrich (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Gordon (1,off Lee); Henrich (1,off Lee); Crosetti (1,off Russell).
SH: Ruffing (1,off Lee).
HBP: Crosetti (1,by Lee).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dickey (1,2nd base off Lee/Hartnett).
CS: Henrich (1,2nd base by Lee/Hartnett).
Chicago Cubs          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hack 3b                4   0   3   1       0   0       1   1
Herman 2b              4   0   1   0       0   0       2   5
Demaree lf             4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Cavarretta rf          4   0   2   0       0   1       1   1
Reynolds cf            4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Hartnett c             3   0   1   0       0   1       6   2
Collins 1b             3   1   1   0       0   0      10   1
Jurges ss              3   0   1   0       0   2       1   3
Lee p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  O'Dea ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Russell p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                32   1   9   1       0   5      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
E: Herman (1).
BATTING - 
3B: Hartnett (1,off Ruffing).
Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Hack (1,2nd base by Ruffing/Dickey).
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Ruffing W(1-0)         9     9   1   1   0   5   0
Chicago Cubs          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Lee L(0-1)             8    11   3   3   1   6   0
Russell                1     1   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9    12   3   3   1   6   0
HBP: Lee (1,Crosetti).
Umpires: Charlie Moran (NL), Lou Kolls (AL), Ziggy Sears (NL), Cal Hubbard (AL)
Time of Game: 1:53   Attendance: 43642
Starting Lineups:

   New York Yankees              Chicago Cubs             
1. Crosetti            ss        Hack                3b
2. Rolfe               3b        Herman              2b
3. Henrich             rf        Demaree             lf
4. DiMaggio            cf        Cavarretta          rf
5. Gehrig              1b        Reynolds            cf
6. Dickey              c         Hartnett            c
7. Selkirk             lf        Collins             1b
8. Gordon              2b        Jurges              ss
9. Ruffing             p         Lee                 p

YANKEES 1ST: Crosetti was called out on strikes; Rolfe grounded
out (first to pitcher); Henrich was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Hack singled to left; Hack was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); Herman grounded out (shortstop to
first); Demaree struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Cubs 0.

YANKEES 2ND: DiMaggio grounded out (third to first); Gehrig
walked; Dickey singled to right [Gehrig to third, Dickey to
second (on throw to 3b)]; Selkirk reached on an error by Herman
[Gehrig scored (RBI), Dickey to third, Selkirk to first]; Gordon
singled to left [Dickey scored, Selkirk to second]; Ruffing
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Gordon out at second]; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Cavarretta grounded out (first unassisted); Reynolds
popped to second; Hartnett popped to catcher in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 2, Cubs 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Crosetti made an out to center; Rolfe made an out
to left; Henrich singled to first; Henrich was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 2,
Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Collins singled to right; Jurges struck out; Lee
grounded out (catcher to first) [Collins to second]; Hack
singled to right [Collins scored, Hack to second (on throw to
home)]; Herman singled to shortstop [Hack out at home (shortstop
to catcher)]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Cubs 1.

YANKEES 4TH: DiMaggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Gehrig
singled to right [Gehrig out at second (right to second to
shortstop)]; Dickey singled to center; Selkirk popped to third;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 4TH: Demaree grounded out (pitcher to first); Cavarretta
struck out; Reynolds popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 2, Cubs 1.

YANKEES 5TH: Gordon doubled to left; Ruffing out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to first) [Gordon to third]; Crosetti struck out;
Rolfe grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 2, Cubs 1.

CUBS 5TH: Hartnett struck out (catcher to first); Collins
grounded out (second to first); Jurges struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 2, Cubs 1.

YANKEES 6TH: Henrich doubled to right; DiMaggio made an out to
right; Gehrig struck out; Dickey singled to left [Henrich
scored]; Selkirk singled to first [Dickey to second]; Gordon
struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 6TH: Lee made an out to center; Hack singled to left;
Herman forced Hack (third to second); Demaree popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Cubs 1.

YANKEES 7TH: Ruffing made an out to left; Crosetti was hit by a
pitch; Rolfe singled to right [Crosetti to third]; Henrich lined
into a double play (first unassisted) [Rolfe out at first]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 7TH: Cavarretta singled to center; Reynolds grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Cavarretta out at second];
Hartnett tripled to right; Collins grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Cubs 1.

YANKEES 8TH: DiMaggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Gehrig
was called out on strikes; Dickey singled to right; Dickey stole
second; Selkirk made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 8TH: Jurges singled to right; O'DEA BATTED FOR LEE; O'Dea
forced Jurges (shortstop to second); Hack grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [O'Dea out at second]; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Cubs 1.

YANKEES 9TH: RUSSELL REPLACED O'DEA (PITCHING); Gordon made an
out to center; Ruffing grounded out (second to first); Crosetti
doubled to right; Rolfe grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Cubs 1.

CUBS 9TH: Herman made an out to center; Demaree made an out to
left; Cavarretta singled to right [Cavarretta to second (error
by Henrich)]; Reynolds popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 3, Cubs 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          3  12   1    8
 Cubs             1   9   1    4

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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