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Cincinnati Reds 2, Detroit Tigers 1

Cincinnati Reds 2, Detroit Tigers 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Tuesday, October 8, 1940 (D) at Crosley Field

DET A    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  0
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   2  7  1
BATTING
Detroit Tigers        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bartell ss             4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
McCosky cf             3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Gehringer 2b           4   0   2   0       0   0       3   2
Greenberg lf           4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
York 1b                4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Campbell rf            3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Higgins 3b             4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Sullivan c             3   1   1   0       1   0       6   0
Newsom p               2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Averill ph           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                32   1   7   0       3   1      24   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Higgins (3,off Derringer).
SH: Newsom (2,off Derringer).
IBB: Sullivan (2,by Derringer).
Team LOB: 8.
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Werber 3b              4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
M. McCormick cf        4   0   2   0       0   2       4   0
Goodman rf             4   0   0   0       0   2       3   0
F. McCormick 1b        4   1   1   0       0   0       6   1
Ripple lf              3   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Wilson c               2   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Joost 2b               2   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
  Lombardi ph          0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Frey pr,2b           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Myers ss               3   0   1   1       0   0       5   1
Derringer p            3   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                29   2   7   2       1   6      27   8
FIELDING - 
E: Werber (2).
BATTING - 
2B: M. McCormick (3,off Newsom); F. McCormick (1,off Newsom); Ripple (2,off
Newsom).
SH: Wilson (1,off Newsom).
IBB: Lombardi (1,by Newsom).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wilson (1,2nd base off Newsom/Sullivan).
PITCHING
Detroit Tigers        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Newsom L(2-1)          8     7   2   2   1   6   0
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Derringer W(2-1)       9     7   1   0   3   1   0
IBB: Newsom (1,Lombardi); Derringer (2,Sullivan).
Umpires: Lee Ballanfant (NL), Steve Basil (AL), Bill Klem (NL), Red Ormsby (AL)
Time of Game: 1:47   Attendance: 26854
Starting Lineups:

   Detroit Tigers                Cincinnati Reds          
1. Bartell             ss        Werber              3b
2. McCosky             cf        M. McCormick        cf
3. Gehringer           2b        Goodman             rf
4. Greenberg           lf        F. McCormick        1b
5. York                1b        Ripple              lf
6. Campbell            rf        Wilson              c
7. Higgins             3b        Joost               2b
8. Sullivan            c         Myers               ss
9. Newsom              p         Derringer           p

TIGERS 1ST: Bartell lined to shortstop; McCosky made an out to
center; Gehringer made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Werber made an out to left; M. McCormick struck out;
Goodman grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Tigers 0, Reds 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Greenberg singled to shortstop; York grounded out
(third to first) [Greenberg to second]; Campbell reached on a
fielder's choice [Greenberg out at third (pitcher to shortstop
to third to second), Campbell to second]; Higgins grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: F. McCormick grounded out (third to first); Ripple
struck out; Wilson singled to left; Wilson stole second; Joost
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 0,
Reds 0.

TIGERS 3RD: Sullivan singled; Newsom out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Sullivan to second]; Bartell popped to
second; McCosky walked; Gehringer singled to third [Sullivan
scored (unearned) (error by Werber), McCosky to third];
Greenberg struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 1, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Myers singled to left; Derringer made an out to
pitcher; Werber forced Myers (third to second); M. McCormick
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Reds 0.

TIGERS 4TH: York popped to catcher in foul territory; Campbell
made an out to right; Higgins doubled to left; Sullivan was
walked intentionally; Newsom was credited with a single when a
runner was hit by the batted ball [Higgins out at third
(shortstop), Sullivan to second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers
1, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Goodman struck out; F. McCormick made an out to
center; Ripple grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 1, Reds 0.

TIGERS 5TH: Bartell made an out to center; McCosky made an out
to right; Gehringer popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 1, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Wilson singled to center; Joost grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Wilson out at second];
Myers made an out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 1,
Reds 0.

TIGERS 6TH: Greenberg singled to center; York popped to second;
Campbell walked [Greenberg to second]; Higgins forced Campbell
(shortstop unassisted) [Greenberg to third]; Sullivan grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 1, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Derringer made an out to right; Werber popped to
shortstop; M. McCormick doubled; Goodman lined to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Reds 0.

TIGERS 7TH: Newsom popped to second; Bartell lined to third;
McCosky made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 1,
Reds 0.

REDS 7TH: F. McCormick doubled to left; Ripple doubled to right
[F. McCormick scored]; Wilson out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
second) [Ripple to third]; LOMBARDI BATTED FOR JOOST; Lombardi
was walked intentionally; FREY RAN FOR LOMBARDI; Myers flied to
center [Ripple scored]; Derringer forced Frey (third to second);
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Reds 2.

TIGERS 8TH: FREY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Gehringer singled
to right; Greenberg lined to shortstop; York made an out to
center; Campbell made an out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Tigers 1, Reds 2.

REDS 8TH: Werber was called out on strikes; M. McCormick singled
to third; Goodman struck out; F. McCormick popped to shortstop;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Reds 2.

TIGERS 9TH: Higgins grounded out (third to first); Sullivan
grounded out (first unassisted); AVERILL BATTED FOR NEWSOM;
Averill grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 1, Reds 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Tigers           1   7   0    8
 Reds             2   7   1    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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