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New York Yankees 3, New York Giants 1

New York Yankees 3, New York Giants 1

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World Series Game Played on Friday, October 5, 1951 (D) at Yankee Stadium

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  5  1
NY  A    1  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  x  -   3  6  0
BATTING
New York Giants       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stanky 2b              3   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
Dark ss                4   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
Thomson 3b             4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Irvin lf               4   1   3   0       0   0       3   0
Lockman 1b             4   0   1   0       0   0      11   0
Mays cf                4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Westrum c              2   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
  Schenz pr            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hartung rf           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Thompson rf            2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Rigney ph            1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Spencer p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jansen p               2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Noble ph,c           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                32   1   5   1       2   1      24  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Lockman (1).
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Irvin (2,2nd base off Lopat/Berra).
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mantle rf              2   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Bauer rf             2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Rizzuto ss             4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
McDougald 2b,3b        3   0   1   1       0   1       2   3
DiMaggio cf            3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Berra c                3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Woodling lf            3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Brown 3b               3   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
  Martin pr            0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coleman 2b           0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Collins 1b             3   1   1   1       0   0       9   2
Lopat p                3   0   1   1       0   1       2   2
Totals                29   3   6   3       0   5      27  13
BATTING - 
HR: Collins (1,2nd inning off Jansen 0 on, 2 out).
Team LOB: 2.
PITCHING
New York Giants       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Jansen L(0-1)          6     4   2   2   0   5   1
Spencer                2     2   1   1   0   0   0
Totals                 8     6   3   3   0   5   1
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Lopat W(1-0)           9     5   1   1   2   1   0

Umpires: Lee Ballanfant (NL), Joe Paparella (AL), Al Barlick (NL), Bill Summers (AL), Johnny Stevens (AL), Artie Gore (NL)
Time of Game: 2:05   Attendance: 66018
Starting Lineups:

   New York Giants               New York Yankees         
1. Stanky              2b        Mantle              rf
2. Dark                ss        Rizzuto             ss
3. Thomson             3b        McDougald           2b
4. Irvin               lf        DiMaggio            cf
5. Lockman             1b        Berra               c
6. Mays                cf        Woodling            lf
7. Westrum             c         Brown               3b
8. Thompson            rf        Collins             1b
9. Jansen              p         Lopat               p

GIANTS 1ST: Stanky grounded out (second to first); Dark grounded
out (shortstop to first); Thomson made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Mantle singled; Rizzuto singled to first [Mantle to
third (error by Lockman)]; McDougald singled to right [Mantle
scored, Rizzuto to second]; DiMaggio grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Rizzuto to third, McDougald out
at second]; Berra struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0,
Yankees 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Irvin singled; Irvin stole second; Lockman grounded
out (pitcher to first); Mays grounded out (third to first);
Westrum grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 0, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 2ND: Woodling made an out to left; Brown grounded out
(second to first); Collins homered; Lopat grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Yankees 2.

GIANTS 3RD: Thompson grounded out (first to pitcher); Jansen
made an out to center; Stanky walked; Dark made an out to left;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 3RD: Mantle struck out; Rizzuto made an out to left;
McDougald lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0,
Yankees 2.

GIANTS 4TH: Thomson made an out to center; Irvin popped to
second; Lockman grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 4TH: DiMaggio struck out; Berra grounded out (shortstop
to first); Woodling made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Giants 0, Yankees 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Mays flied to center; BAUER REPLACED MANTLE (PLAYING
RF); Westrum made an out to left; Thompson was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 5TH: Brown grounded out (shortstop to first); Collins
popped to third in foul territory; Lopat was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Yankees 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Jansen popped to second; Stanky grounded out
(pitcher to first); Dark singled to left; Thomson flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 6TH: Bauer grounded out (shortstop to first); Rizzuto
grounded out (third to first); McDougald struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Yankees 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Irvin singled to center; Lockman singled to center
[Irvin to second]; Mays forced Lockman (third to shortstop)
[Irvin to third]; Westrum walked [Mays to second]; SCHENZ RAN
FOR WESTRUM; RIGNEY BATTED FOR THOMPSON; Rigney made an out to
right [Irvin scored, Mays to third]; NOBLE BATTED FOR JANSEN;
Noble popped to catcher in foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Giants 1, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 7TH: NOBLE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); HARTUNG REPLACED
SCHENZ (PLAYING RF); SPENCER REPLACED RIGNEY (PITCHING);
DiMaggio grounded out (third to first); Berra grounded out
(second to first); Woodling grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Yankees 2.

GIANTS 8TH: Stanky popped to first; Dark made an out to left;
Thomson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 1, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 8TH: Brown singled to right; MARTIN RAN FOR BROWN;
Collins grounded out (third to first) [Martin to second]; Lopat
singled to center [Martin scored]; Bauer flied to left; Rizzuto
made an out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Yankees
3.

GIANTS 9TH: MCDOUGALD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); COLEMAN
REPLACED MARTIN (PLAYING 2B); Irvin singled to center; Lockman
forced Irvin (third to shortstop); Mays forced Lockman (third to
second); Hartung grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Giants 1, Yankees 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           1   5   1    6
 Yankees          3   6   0    2

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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