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New York Yankees 7, Cincinnati Reds 4

New York Yankees 7, Cincinnati Reds 4

Day

World Series Game Played on Sunday, October 8, 1939 (D) at Crosley Field

NY  A    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  2    3  -   7  7  1
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  1  0    0  -   4 11  4
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Crosetti ss            4   1   0   0       1   0       2   2
Rolfe 3b               4   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Keller rf              5   3   2   1       0   0       2   0
DiMaggio cf            5   2   2   1       0   0       3   0
Dickey c               5   1   1   2       0   0      10   0
Selkirk lf             4   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Gordon 2b              4   0   1   1       0   0       0   4
Dahlgren 1b            4   0   0   0       0   1      11   0
Hildebrand p           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sundra p             0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Murphy p             2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Totals                38   7   7   5       3   3      30  12
FIELDING - 
E: Rolfe (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Selkirk (1,off Derringer).
HR: Keller (3,7th inning off Derringer 0 on, 0 out); Dickey (2,7th inning off
Derringer 0 on, 1 out).
SH: Rolfe (1,off Walters).
Team LOB: 5.
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Werber 3b              5   0   2   1       0   0       0   1
Frey 2b                5   0   0   0       0   3       3   4
Goodman rf             5   1   2   0       0   0       4   2
McCormick 1b           4   1   2   0       0   0       7   1
Lombardi c             5   0   1   1       0   1       5   0
Craft cf               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Simmons lf           4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
Berger lf,cf           5   0   0   1       0   0       4   0
Myers ss               3   1   1   0       1   2       3   1
Derringer p            2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Hershberger ph       1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Walters p            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                41   4  11   4       1   7      30   9
FIELDING - 
E: Goodman (1), Lombardi (1), Myers 2 (2).
BATTING - 
2B: McCormick (1,off Hildebrand); Simmons (1,off Sundra); Goodman (1,off Murphy).
3B: Myers (1,off Sundra).
SH: McCormick (1,off Murphy).
Team LOB: 9.
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Hildebrand             4     2   0   0   0   3   0
Sundra                 2.2   4   3   0   1   2   0
Murphy W(1-0)          3.1   5   1   1   0   2   0
Totals                10    11   4   1   1   7   0
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Derringer              7     3   2   2   2   2   2
Walters L(0-2)         3     4   5   2   1   1   0
Totals                10     7   7   4   3   3   2

Umpires: Babe Pinelli (NL), Bill McGowan (AL), Beans Reardon (NL), Bill Summers (AL)
Time of Game: 2:04   Attendance: 32794
Starting Lineups:

   New York Yankees              Cincinnati Reds          
1. Crosetti            ss        Werber              3b
2. Rolfe               3b        Frey                2b
3. Keller              rf        Goodman             rf
4. DiMaggio            cf        McCormick           1b
5. Dickey              c         Lombardi            c
6. Selkirk             lf        Craft               cf
7. Gordon              2b        Berger              lf
8. Dahlgren            1b        Myers               ss
9. Hildebrand          p         Derringer           p

YANKEES 1ST: Crosetti made an out to right; Rolfe popped to
catcher in foul territory; Keller grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Werber grounded out (shortstop to first); Frey
grounded out (second to first); Goodman made an out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

YANKEES 2ND: DiMaggio made an out to right; Dickey grounded out
(first to pitcher); Selkirk grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: McCormick doubled; Lombardi flied to center [McCormick
to third]; Craft struck out; Berger grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Gordon flied to left; Dahlgren struck out;
Hildebrand struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Myers was called out on strikes; Derringer singled to
left; Werber made an out to center; Frey struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Crosetti lined to shortstop; Rolfe grounded out
(first unassisted); Keller popped to catcher in foul territory;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Goodman grounded out (second to first); McCormick
grounded out (shortstop to first); Lombardi grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

YANKEES 5TH: BERGER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); SIMMONS
REPLACED CRAFT (PLAYING LF); DiMaggio grounded out (third to
first); Dickey grounded out (second to first); Selkirk doubled;
Gordon flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: SUNDRA REPLACED HILDEBRAND (PITCHING); Simmons made an
out to right; Berger grounded out (third to first); Myers
tripled to right; Derringer popped to catcher in foul territory;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

YANKEES 6TH: Dahlgren popped to second; Sundra walked; Crosetti
forced Sundra (right to shortstop); Rolfe lined to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Werber popped to catcher in foul territory; Frey was
called out on strikes; Goodman grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

YANKEES 7TH: Keller homered; DiMaggio flied to left; Dickey
homered; Selkirk walked; Gordon flied to left in foul territory;
Dahlgren forced Selkirk (second to shortstop); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 2, Reds 0.

REDS 7TH: McCormick reached on an error by Rolfe [McCormick to
first]; Lombardi struck out; Simmons doubled to center
[McCormick to third]; Berger grounded out (second to first)
[McCormick scored (unearned)]; Myers walked; HERSHBERGER BATTED
FOR DERRINGER; Hershberger singled to left [Simmons scored
(unearned), Myers to third]; Werber singled to right [Myers
scored (unearned), Hershberger to second]; MURPHY REPLACED
SUNDRA (PITCHING); Frey struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Yankees 2, Reds 3.

YANKEES 8TH: WALTERS REPLACED HERSHBERGER (PITCHING); Murphy
popped to second; Crosetti made an out to center; Rolfe made an
out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 2, Reds 3.

REDS 8TH: Goodman doubled; McCormick out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Goodman to third]; Lombardi singled to
center [Goodman scored]; Simmons forced Lombardi (pitcher to
shortstop); Berger grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Reds 4.

YANKEES 9TH: Keller singled to center; DiMaggio singled to left
[Keller to third]; Dickey reached on a fielder's choice [Keller
scored (RBI), DiMaggio to second (error by Myers; assist by
Frey)]; Selkirk flied to right [DiMaggio to third]; Gordon
singled to third [DiMaggio scored (unearned), Dickey to second];
Dahlgren popped to first; Murphy struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Yankees 4, Reds 4.

REDS 9TH: Myers struck out; Walters flied to center; Werber
singled to left; Frey popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 4, Reds 4.

YANKEES 10TH: Crosetti walked; Rolfe made an out to first
[Crosetti to second]; Keller reached on an error by Myers
[Crosetti to third, Keller to first]; DiMaggio singled to right
[Crosetti scored, Keller scored (unearned) (error by Goodman),
DiMaggio scored (unearned) (error by Lombardi; assist by
Goodman)]; Dickey flied to left; Selkirk made an out to center;
3 R, 1 H, 3 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 7, Reds 4.

REDS 10TH: Goodman singled to center; McCormick singled [Goodman
to second]; Lombardi popped to catcher in foul territory;
Simmons lined to right; Berger lined to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 7, Reds 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          7   7   1    5
 Reds             4  11   4    9

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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