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St. Louis Cardinals 5, Philadelphia Athletics 2

St. Louis Cardinals 5, Philadelphia Athletics 2

Day

World Series Game Played on Monday, October 5, 1931 (D) at Shibe Park

STL N    0  2  0    2  0  0    0  0  1  -   5 12  0
PHI A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   2  2  0
BATTING
St. Louis Cardinals   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Adams 3b               3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Flowers 3b           1   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Roettger rf            5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Watkins pr,rf        0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Frisch 2b              5   0   1   0       0   0       4   3
Bottomley 1b           4   1   1   1       1   0      11   0
Hafey lf               5   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Martin cf              4   2   2   0       0   0       2   0
Wilson c               4   0   3   1       0   0       5   0
Gelbert ss             4   0   1   1       0   1       1   6
Grimes p               4   0   2   2       0   0       0   2
Totals                39   5  12   5       2   2      27  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Martin (3,off Grove); Roettger (1,off Grove); Bottomley (1,off Mahaffey).
Team LOB: 9.
Philadelphia Athletics AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bishop 2b              3   0   0   0       1   1       2   3
Haas cf                4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Cochrane c             3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
  McNair pr            0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Simmons lf             4   1   1   2       0   0       3   0
Foxx 1b                2   0   0   0       2   1      16   0
Miller rf              3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Dykes 3b               3   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Williams ss            3   0   0   0       0   1       1   6
Grove p                2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cramer ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mahaffey p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                28   2   2   2       4   5      27  14
BATTING - 
HR: Simmons (2,9th inning off Grimes 1 on, 2 out).
Team LOB: 3.
PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Grimes W(1-0)          9     2   2   2   4   5   1
Philadelphia Athletics IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Grove L(1-1)           8    11   4   4   1   2   0
Mahaffey               1     1   1   1   1   0   0
Totals                 9    12   5   5   2   2   0

Umpires: Dolly Stark (NL), Bill McGowan (AL), Bill Klem (NL), Dick Nallin (AL)
Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 32295
Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Philadelphia Athletics   
1. Adams               3b        Bishop              2b
2. Roettger            rf        Haas                cf
3. Frisch              2b        Cochrane            c
4. Bottomley           1b        Simmons             lf
5. Hafey               lf        Foxx                1b
6. Martin              cf        Miller              rf
7. Wilson              c         Dykes               3b
8. Gelbert             ss        Williams            ss
9. Grimes              p         Grove               p

CARDINALS 1ST: Adams popped to first; Roettger grounded out
(second to first); Frisch grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Bishop was called out on strikes; Haas popped to
second; Cochrane flied to right in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Athletics 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Bottomley walked; Hafey popped to first in foul
territory; Martin singled to center [Bottomley to third]; Wilson
singled to right [Bottomley scored, Martin to third]; Gelbert
lined to right [Martin scored]; Grimes singled [Wilson to
second]; Adams struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Simmons flied to center; Foxx grounded out
(shortstop to first); Miller grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Athletics 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Roettger grounded out (shortstop to first);
Frisch grounded out (shortstop to first); Bottomley grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Athletics
0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Dykes grounded out (second to first); Williams
popped to shortstop; Grove grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Athletics 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Hafey singled to center; Martin doubled [Hafey to
third]; Wilson grounded out (third to first); Gelbert was called
out on strikes; Grimes singled to right [Hafey scored, Martin
scored]; Adams popped to second; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Bishop walked; Haas made an out to left; Cochrane
was called out on strikes; Simmons grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Athletics 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Roettger grounded out (shortstop to first);
Frisch grounded out (second to first); Bottomley made an out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Foxx walked; Miller forced Foxx (third to
second); Dykes grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Miller out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Athletics 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Hafey grounded out (third to first); Martin
grounded out (shortstop to first); Wilson singled to right;
Gelbert made an out to right; Adams injured his ankle; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 6TH: FLOWERS REPLACED ADAMS (PLAYING 3B); Williams
struck out; Grove was called out on strikes; Bishop made an out
to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Athletics 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Grimes grounded out (shortstop to first); Flowers
grounded out (shortstop to first); Roettger doubled; Frisch
singled to right [Roettger to third]; Bottomley popped to
second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Haas grounded out (pitcher to first); Cochrane
grounded out (shortstop to first); Simmons grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Athletics 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: Hafey lined to third; Martin grounded out (third
to first); Wilson singled to third; Gelbert singled to left
[Wilson to second]; Grimes lined to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Foxx walked; Miller singled to center [Foxx to
second]; Dykes popped to third; Williams made an out to left;
CRAMER BATTED FOR GROVE; Cramer lined to second; Debut game
for Doc Cramer; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Athletics 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: MAHAFFEY REPLACED CRAMER (PITCHING); Flowers
walked; Debut game for Roy Mahaffey; Roettger forced
Flowers (pitcher to shortstop); WATKINS RAN FOR ROETTGER; Frisch
grounded out (third to first) [Watkins to second]; Bottomley
doubled [Watkins scored]; Hafey flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 5, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 9TH: WATKINS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Bishop
grounded out (first unassisted); Haas grounded out (pitcher to
shortstop to first); Cochrane walked; MCNAIR RAN FOR COCHRANE;
Simmons homered [McNair scored]; Foxx struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Athletics 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        5  12   0    9
 Athletics        2   2   0    3

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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