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New York Yankees 8, New York Giants 1

New York Yankees 8, New York Giants 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Thursday, October 7, 1937 (D) at Yankee Stadium

NY  N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
NY  A    0  0  0    0  2  4    2  0  x  -   8 12  0
BATTING
New York Giants       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Moore lf               5   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Bartell ss             4   1   2   0       0   2       3   5
Ott 3b                 4   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
Ripple rf              4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
McCarthy 1b            4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Chiozza cf             4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Mancuso c              4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Whitehead 2b           3   0   1   0       1   0       2   3
Melton p               1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Gumbert p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coffman p            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Leslie ph            0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                34   1   7   1       3   8      24  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Bartell (1,off Ruffing); Moore (1,off Ruffing).
Team LOB: 9.
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Crosetti ss            5   0   0   0       0   2       1   4
Rolfe 3b               5   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
DiMaggio cf            4   1   2   0       0   1       4   0
Gehrig 1b              2   1   1   0       2   0      11   0
Dickey c               4   1   2   1       0   1       8   0
Hoag lf                4   2   1   1       0   0       2   0
Selkirk rf             4   2   2   3       0   0       1   0
Lazzeri 2b             3   1   2   0       1   0       0   2
Ruffing p              4   0   2   3       0   0       0   2
Totals                35   8  12   8       3   4      27  11
BATTING - 
2B: Hoag (1,off Melton); Selkirk (1,off Gumbert); Ruffing (1,off Gumbert).
IBB: Lazzeri (1,by Gumbert).
Team LOB: 6.
PITCHING
New York Giants       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Melton L(0-1)          4     6   2   2   1   2   0
Gumbert                1.1   4   4   4   1   1   0
Coffman                2.2   2   2   2   1   1   0
Totals                 8    12   8   8   3   4   0
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Ruffing W(1-0)         9     7   1   1   3   8   0
IBB: Gumbert (1,Lazzeri).
Umpires: George Barr (NL), Steve Basil (AL), Bill Stewart (NL), Red Ormsby (AL)
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 57675
Starting Lineups:

   New York Giants               New York Yankees         
1. Moore               lf        Crosetti            ss
2. Bartell             ss        Rolfe               3b
3. Ott                 3b        DiMaggio            cf
4. Ripple              rf        Gehrig              1b
5. McCarthy            1b        Dickey              c
6. Chiozza             cf        Hoag                lf
7. Mancuso             c         Selkirk             rf
8. Whitehead           2b        Lazzeri             2b
9. Melton              p         Ruffing             p

GIANTS 1ST: Moore struck out; Debut game for Cliff
Melton; Bartell doubled to left; Ott singled to right
[Bartell scored, Ott to second (on throw to home)]; Ripple
struck out; McCarthy struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants
1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Crosetti struck out; Rolfe grounded out (shortstop
to first); DiMaggio popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 1, Yankees 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Chiozza grounded out (third to first); Debut game
for Lou Chiozza; Mancuso grounded out (shortstop to first);
Whitehead made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Gehrig grounded out (shortstop to first); Dickey
made an out to center; Hoag grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Yankees 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Melton grounded out (third to first); Moore grounded
out (shortstop to first); Bartell singled to left; Ott made an
out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Selkirk popped to third; Lazzeri singled; Ruffing
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Lazzeri out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1,
Yankees 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Ripple popped to shortstop; McCarthy grounded out
(pitcher to first); Chiozza grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Crosetti popped to shortstop; Rolfe grounded out
(first unassisted); DiMaggio singled to center; Gehrig walked
[DiMaggio to second]; Dickey was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1, Yankees 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Mancuso grounded out (shortstop to first); Whitehead
grounded out (second to first); Melton walked; Moore singled to
right [Melton to second]; Bartell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Giants 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Hoag doubled to right; Selkirk singled to right
[Hoag scored]; Lazzeri singled to left [Selkirk to second];
Ruffing singled to left [Selkirk scored, Lazzeri to second];
GUMBERT REPLACED MELTON (PITCHING); Crosetti made an out to
left; Rolfe forced Ruffing (second to shortstop) [Lazzeri to
third]; DiMaggio struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1,
Yankees 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Ott made an out to center; Ripple made an out to
center; McCarthy made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 1, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 6TH: Gehrig singled to third; Dickey singled to center
[Gehrig to second]; Hoag forced Gehrig (first to third) [Dickey
to second]; Selkirk doubled [Dickey scored, Hoag scored];
Lazzeri was walked intentionally; Ruffing doubled to left
[Selkirk scored, Lazzeri scored]; COFFMAN REPLACED GUMBERT
(PITCHING); Crosetti made an out to center [Ruffing to third];
Rolfe grounded out (second to first); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Giants 1, Yankees 6.

GIANTS 7TH: Chiozza struck out; Mancuso grounded out (pitcher to
first); Whitehead walked; Coffman was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Yankees 6.

YANKEES 7TH: DiMaggio singled to left; Gehrig walked [DiMaggio
to second]; Dickey singled to center [DiMaggio scored, Gehrig to
third]; Hoag made an out to center [Gehrig scored]; Selkirk
forced Dickey (shortstop to second); Lazzeri grounded out (third
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Yankees 8.

GIANTS 8TH: Moore doubled to left; Bartell struck out; Ott made
an out to center; Ripple grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Yankees 8.

YANKEES 8TH: Ruffing made an out to left; Crosetti was called
out on strikes; Rolfe grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 1, Yankees 8.

GIANTS 9TH: McCarthy made an out to left; Chiozza singled to
left; Mancuso was called out on strikes; Whitehead singled to
center [Chiozza to second]; LESLIE BATTED FOR COFFMAN; Leslie
walked [Chiozza to third, Whitehead to second]; Moore grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Giants 1, Yankees 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           1   7   0    9
 Yankees          8  12   0    6

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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