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St. Louis Cardinals 4, New York Yankees 3

St. Louis Cardinals 4, New York Yankees 3

Day

World Series Game Played on Wednesday, October 6, 1943 (D) at Yankee Stadium

STL N    0  0  1    3  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  7  2
NY  A    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  2  -   3  6  0
BATTING
St. Louis Cardinals   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Klein 2b               4   0   1   0       1   0       4   4
Walker cf              5   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Musial rf              4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
W. Cooper c            3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Kurowski 3b            4   1   1   1       0   3       0   1
Sanders 1b             3   1   1   2       1   1       8   0
Litwhiler lf           3   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
Marion ss              3   1   1   1       1   0       0   3
M. Cooper p            3   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Totals                32   4   7   4       4   9      27   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Walker (1), W. Cooper (1).
BATTING - 
HR: Marion (1,3rd inning off Bonham 0 on, 0 out); Sanders (1,4th inning off
Bonham 1 on, 1 out).
SH: W. Cooper (1,off Bonham); M. Cooper (1,off Murphy).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Marion (1,2nd base off Bonham/Dickey).
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Crosetti ss            4   1   2   0       0   1       2   2
xMetheny rf            3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Johnson 3b             4   1   2   0       0   0       0   1
Keller lf              4   1   1   2       0   0       3   0
Dickey c               3   0   0   0       1   0       9   2
Etten 1b               4   0   0   1       0   1       4   0
Gordon 2b              4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Stainback cf           3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Bonham p               2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Weatherly ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Murphy p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                32   3   6   3       1   4      27   6
x - reached first on catcher's interference.
BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (1,off M. Cooper).
3B: Keller (1,off M. Cooper).
Team LOB: 4.
PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
M. Cooper W(1-0)       9     6   3   3   1   4   0
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Bonham L(0-1)          8     6   4   4   3   9   2
Murphy                 1     1   0   0   1   0   0
Totals                 9     7   4   4   4   9   2

Umpires: Beans Reardon (NL), Joe Rue (AL), Bill Stewart (NL), Eddie Rommel (AL)
Time of Game: 2:08   Attendance: 68578
Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           New York Yankees         
1. Klein               2b        Crosetti            ss
2. Walker              cf        Metheny             rf
3. Musial              rf        Johnson             3b
4. W. Cooper           c         Keller              lf
5. Kurowski            3b        Dickey              c
6. Sanders             1b        Etten               1b
7. Litwhiler           lf        Gordon              2b
8. Marion              ss        Stainback           cf
9. M. Cooper           p         Bonham              p

CARDINALS 1ST: Klein made an out to right; Walker struck out;
Musial made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Crosetti grounded out (shortstop to first); Metheny
grounded out (second to first); Johnson lined to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Yankees 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: W. Cooper popped to shortstop; Kurowski struck
out; Sanders walked; Litwhiler popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Cardinals 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Keller made an out to center; Dickey made an out to
center; Etten struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 0,
Yankees 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Marion homered; M. Cooper made an out to left;
Klein popped to second; Walker grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Gordon struck out; Stainback lined to second;
Bonham grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 1, Yankees 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Musial singled to center; W. Cooper out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Musial to second]; Kurowski
singled to center [Musial scored]; Sanders homered [Kurowski
scored]; Litwhiler struck out; Marion flied to right; 3 R, 3 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Crosetti singled; Metheny made an out to center;
Johnson singled to center [Crosetti to third]; Keller made an
out to center [Crosetti scored]; Dickey made an out to left; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Yankees 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: M. Cooper struck out; Klein walked; Walker
singled [Klein to second]; Musial made an out to left; W. Cooper
lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 5TH: Etten made an out to right; Gordon singled to
center [Gordon to second (error by Walker)]; Stainback made an
out to center; Bonham grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Yankees 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Kurowski struck out; Sanders struck out;
Litwhiler struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Yankees 1.

YANKEES 6TH: Crosetti singled to left; Metheny reached on
catcher's interference by W. Cooper [Crosetti to second];
Johnson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Crosetti to third, Metheny out at second]; Keller made
an out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Yankees 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: Marion walked; M. Cooper struck out while Marion
stole second; Klein grounded out (shortstop to first); Walker
reached on a fielder's choice [Marion out at third (third to
second)]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 7TH: Dickey walked; Etten made an out to left; Gordon
lined to left; Stainback struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Yankees 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: Musial made an out to center; W. Cooper singled
to third; Kurowski struck out; Sanders made an out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 8TH: WEATHERLY BATTED FOR BONHAM; Weatherly popped to
first in foul territory; Crosetti struck out; Metheny grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Yankees 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: MURPHY REPLACED WEATHERLY (PITCHING); Litwhiler
walked; Marion forced Litwhiler (pitcher to shortstop); M.
Cooper out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Marion to
second]; Klein singled to third; Walker made an out to center; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 9TH: Johnson doubled; Keller tripled to left [Johnson
scored]; Dickey lined to second; Etten grounded out (second to
first) [Keller scored]; Gordon popped to catcher in foul
territory; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Yankees 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        4   7   2    7
 Yankees          3   6   0    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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