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Brooklyn Robins 2, Cleveland Indians 1

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World Series Game Played on Thursday, October 7, 1920 (D) at Ebbets Field

CLE A    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  3  1
BRO N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   2  6  1
BATTING
Cleveland Indians     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Evans lf               4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Wambsganss 2b          3   0   0   0       1   0       2   2
Speaker cf             4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Burns 1b               3   0   0   0       0   1      12   0
Gardner 3b             3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wood rf                3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Sewell ss              2   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
O'Neill c              3   0   2   0       0   0       2   2
  Jamieson pr          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Uhle p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Caldwell p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mails p              2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Nunamaker ph,c       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                28   1   3   0       2   2      24  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
E: Sewell (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Speaker (2,off Smith).
Team LOB: 2.
Brooklyn Robins       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Olson ss               2   1   1   0       2   0       0   6
Johnston 3b            3   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Griffith rf            1   1   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Neis ph,rf           3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Wheat lf               4   0   3   1       0   0       1   0
Myers cf               4   0   2   1       0   0       1   0
Konetchy 1b            3   0   0   0       1   0      17   2
Kilduff 2b             1   0   0   0       1   0       2   6
Miller c               1   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Smith p                3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Totals                25   2   6   2       5   2      27  20
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
E: Wheat (1).
BATTING - 
SH: Johnston (2,off Caldwell); Kilduff (1,off Mails); Miller (1,off Mails).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Olson (1,2nd base by Mails/O'Neill).
PITCHING
Cleveland Indians     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Caldwell L(0-1)        0.1   2   2   1   1   0   0
Mails                  6.2   3   0   0   4   2   0
Uhle                   1     1   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 8     6   2   1   5   2   0
Brooklyn Robins       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Smith W(1-0)           9     3   1   0   2   2   0

Umpires: Hank O'Day (NL), Bill Dineen (AL), Bill Klem (NL), Tommy Connolly (AL)
Time of Game: 1:47   Attendance: 25088
Starting Lineups:

   Cleveland Indians             Brooklyn Robins          
1. Evans               lf        Olson               ss
2. Wambsganss          2b        Johnston            3b
3. Speaker             cf        Griffith            rf
4. Burns               1b        Wheat               lf
5. Gardner             3b        Myers               cf
6. Wood                rf        Konetchy            1b
7. Sewell              ss        Kilduff             2b
8. O'Neill             c         Miller              c
9. Caldwell            p         Smith               p

INDIANS 1ST: Evans grounded out (shortstop to first); Wambsganss
walked; Speaker grounded out (third to first) [Wambsganss to
second]; Burns grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Indians 0, Robins 0.

ROBINS 1ST: Olson walked; Johnston out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Olson to second]; Griffith reached on an
error by Sewell [Olson to third, Griffith to first]; Wheat
singled to left [Olson scored, Griffith to second]; Myers
singled [Griffith scored (unearned), Wheat to second]; MAILS
REPLACED CALDWELL (PITCHING); Konetchy popped to second; Kilduff
flied to right in foul territory; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Indians
0, Robins 2.

INDIANS 2ND: Gardner made an out to right; Wood made an out to
right; Sewell grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 0, Robins 2.

ROBINS 2ND: Miller walked; Smith hit into a double play (pitcher
to first) [Miller out at second]; Olson singled to center; Olson
was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 0, Robins 2.

INDIANS 3RD: O'Neill grounded out (first to second to pitcher);
Mails made an out to center; Evans grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Robins 2.

ROBINS 3RD: Johnston grounded out (second to first); NEIS BATTED
FOR GRIFFITH; Neis grounded out (shortstop to first); Wheat
singled to center; Myers popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Indians 0, Robins 2.

INDIANS 4TH: NEIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Wambsganss
grounded out (shortstop to first); Speaker doubled to left
[Speaker scored (unearned) (error by Wheat)]; Burns grounded out
(third to first); Gardner grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 1, Robins 2.

ROBINS 4TH: Konetchy walked; Kilduff out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Konetchy to second]; Miller flied to left;
Smith grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Indians 1, Robins 2.

INDIANS 5TH: Wood struck out; Sewell walked; O'Neill singled
[Sewell to second]; Mails grounded into a double play (shortstop
to second to first) [O'Neill out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Indians 1, Robins 2.

ROBINS 5TH: Olson made an out to center; Johnston struck out;
Neis popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 1, Robins 2.

INDIANS 6TH: Evans made an out to left; Wambsganss grounded out
(pitcher to first); Speaker popped to first in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 1, Robins 2.

ROBINS 6TH: Wheat popped to first in foul territory; Myers
singled to left; Konetchy grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Myers out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Indians 1, Robins 2.

INDIANS 7TH: Burns struck out; Gardner grounded out (second to
first); Wood grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 1, Robins 2.

ROBINS 7TH: Kilduff walked; Miller out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Kilduff to second]; Smith struck out; Olson
walked; Johnston grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Indians 1, Robins 2.

INDIANS 8TH: Sewell grounded out (first unassisted); O'Neill
singled to left; JAMIESON RAN FOR O'NEILL; NUNAMAKER BATTED FOR
MAILS; Nunamaker grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Jamieson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians
1, Robins 2.

ROBINS 8TH: NUNAMAKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); UHLE REPLACED
JAMIESON (PITCHING); Neis made an out to left; Wheat singled to
shortstop; Myers grounded out (pitcher to first) [Wheat to
second]; Konetchy made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Indians 1, Robins 2.

INDIANS 9TH: Evans grounded out (pitcher to first); Wambsganss
grounded out (shortstop to first); Speaker grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 1, Robins 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Indians          1   3   1    2
 Robins           2   6   1    7

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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