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St. Louis Cardinals 10, Detroit Tigers 1

St. Louis Cardinals 10, Detroit Tigers 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Sunday, October 6, 1968 (D) at Tiger Stadium

STL N    2  0  2    2  0  0    0  4  0  -  10 13  0
DET A    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  5  4
BATTING
St. Louis Cardinals   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf               5   2   3   4       0   0       2   0
Flood cf               5   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Maris rf               5   1   0   1       0   0       0   0
Cepeda 1b              4   0   1   0       1   1       9   1
McCarver c             5   1   3   1       0   0      10   0
Shannon 3b             5   1   2   2       0   0       1   0
Javier 2b              4   1   2   0       1   1       0   2
Maxvill ss             4   1   0   0       1   2       2   1
Gibson p               3   2   1   2       1   0       0   0
Totals                40  10  13  10       4   4      27   4
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Shannon (1,off McLain); Javier (1,off Hiller); Brock (1,off Hiller).
3B: McCarver (2,off McLain); Brock (1,off Sparma).
HR: Brock (2,1st inning off McLain 0 on, 0 out); Gibson (1,4th inning off Sparma
0 on, 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Brock (7,3rd base off Dobson/Freehan).
CS: Cepeda (1,2nd base by Patterson/Freehan).
Detroit Tigers        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McAuliffe 2b           4   0   0   0       0   2       2   4
Stanley ss             4   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
Kaline rf              4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Cash 1b                4   0   1   0       0   1      10   2
Horton lf              3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Northrup cf            4   1   1   1       0   0       5   0
Mathews 3b             2   0   1   0       1   0       0   1
Freehan c              3   0   0   0       0   3       4   1
McLain p               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sparma p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Patterson p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Price ph             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lasher p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Matchick ph          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hiller p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dobson p             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                31   1   5   1       2  10      27  13
FIELDING - 
E: Northrup (2), Mathews (1), Freehan (2), McLain (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Kaline (2,off Gibson).
HR: Northrup (1,4th inning off Gibson 0 on, 1 out).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Gibson W(2-0)          9     5   1   1   2  10   1
Detroit Tigers        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
McLain L(0-2)          2.2   6   4   3   1   3   1
Sparma                 0.1   2   2   2   0   0   1
Patterson              2     1   0   0   1   0   0
Lasher                 2     1   0   0   0   1   0
Hiller                 0     2   4   3   2   0   0
Dobson                 2     1   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9    13  10   8   4   4   2

Umpires: Bill Kinnamon (AL), Doug Harvey (NL), Bill Haller (AL), Tom Gorman (NL), Stan Landes (NL), Jim Honochick (AL)
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 53634
Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           Detroit Tigers           
1. Brock               lf        McAuliffe           2b
2. Flood               cf        Stanley             ss
3. Maris               rf        Kaline              rf
4. Cepeda              1b        Cash                1b
5. McCarver            c         Horton              lf
6. Shannon             3b        Northrup            cf
7. Javier              2b        Mathews             3b
8. Maxvill             ss        Freehan             c
9. Gibson              p         McLain              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock homered; Flood grounded out (second to
first); Maris reached on an error by McLain [Maris to first
(error by McLain; assist by Cash)]; Cepeda struck out; McCarver
singled [Maris to third]; Shannon singled to shortstop [Maris
scored (unearned), McCarver to second]; Javier was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 1ST: McAuliffe grounded out (first unassisted); Stanley
popped to first in foul territory; Kaline doubled; Cash struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Tigers 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Maxvill was called out on strikes; Gibson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Brock grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Horton walked; Northrup made an out to left; Mathews
singled to right [Horton to second]; Freehan was called out on
strikes; McLain popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Tigers 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Flood singled to right; Maris lined to center;
Cepeda popped to first; McCarver tripled [Flood scored]; Shannon
doubled to left [McCarver scored]; Javier walked; rain delay
for 1:14; SPARMA REPLACED MCLAIN (PITCHING); Maxvill
grounded out (second to first); Debut game for Joe
Sparma; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 3RD: McAuliffe struck out; Stanley was called out on
strikes; Kaline singled to center; Cash lined to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Tigers 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Gibson homered; Brock tripled; PATTERSON REPLACED
SPARMA (PITCHING); Flood flied to right; Freehan dropped a foul
fly hit by Maris; Maris grounded out (second to first) [Brock
scored]; Cepeda walked; Cepeda was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6,
Tigers 0.

TIGERS 4TH: Horton struck out; Northrup homered; Mathews
grounded out (second to first); Freehan struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Tigers 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: McCarver made an out to center; Shannon made an
out to left; Javier singled to center; Javier was picked off
first (pitcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
6, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 5TH: PRICE BATTED FOR PATTERSON; Price was called out on
strikes; McAuliffe struck out; Stanley made an out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Tigers 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: LASHER REPLACED PRICE (PITCHING); Maxvill struck
out; Debut game for Fred Lasher; Gibson grounded out
(pitcher to first); Brock grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 6TH: Kaline lined to shortstop; Cash popped to third;
Horton struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Tigers 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Flood popped to shortstop; Maris popped to
second; Cepeda singled to left; McCarver flied to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 6, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 7TH: Northrup grounded out (first unassisted); Mathews
walked; Freehan was called out on strikes; MATCHICK BATTED FOR
LASHER; Matchick made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 6, Tigers 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: HILLER REPLACED MATCHICK (PITCHING); Shannon
reached on an error by Mathews [Shannon to first]; Javier
doubled to left [Shannon to third]; Maxvill walked; Gibson
walked [Shannon scored (unearned), Javier to third, Maxvill to
second]; Brock doubled to center [Javier scored, Maxvill scored,
Gibson scored]; DOBSON REPLACED HILLER (PITCHING); Brock stole
third; Flood grounded out (third to first); Maris lined to
second; Cepeda grounded out (first to pitcher); 4 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 10, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 8TH: McAuliffe grounded out (second to first); Stanley
flied to left; Kaline grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 10, Tigers 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: McCarver singled to center [McCarver to second
(error by Northrup)]; Shannon grounded out (shortstop to first);
Javier made an out to center; Maxvill lined to center; 0 R, 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 10, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 9TH: Cash singled to right; Horton popped to center;
Northrup grounded into a double play (first to shortstop) [Cash
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 10, Tigers 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals       10  13   0    7
 Tigers           1   5   4    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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