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New York Yankees 7, Cincinnati Reds 0

New York Yankees 7, Cincinnati Reds 0

Day

World Series Game Played on Sunday, October 8, 1961 (D) at Crosley Field

NY  A    0  0  0    1  1  2    3  0  0  -   7 11  0
CIN N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  1
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Richardson 2b          5   1   3   0       0   0       4   4
Kubek ss               5   0   1   1       0   2       0   4
Maris rf,cf            3   2   0   0       2   1       3   0
Mantle cf              2   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Lopez pr,rf          3   1   1   2       0   1       3   0
Howard c               4   1   1   0       0   2       3   0
Berra lf               2   1   0   0       2   0       4   0
Skowron 1b             3   0   3   1       1   0       9   0
Boyer 3b               4   0   1   2       0   0       0   2
Ford p                 2   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Coates p             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                34   7  11   6       6   7      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Richardson (1,off O'Toole); Howard (2,off Brosnan); Boyer (1,off Brosnan).
IBB: Berra 2 (2,by Brosnan 2); Maris (1,by Brosnan).
Team LOB: 6.
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Chacon 2b              4   0   1   0       0   1       4   4
Kasko ss               4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Pinson cf              4   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
Robinson rf            1   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Post lf                4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Freese 3b              4   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Coleman 1b             4   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
D. Johnson c           2   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
  Bell ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zimmerman c          0   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
O'Toole p              1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gernert ph           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brosnan p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lynch ph             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Henry p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                31   0   5   0       1   3      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 3.
E: Pinson (1).
BATTING - 
HBP: Robinson 2 (2,by Ford,by Coates).
Team LOB: 7.
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Ford W(2-0)            5     4   0   0   0   1   0
Coates SV(1)           4     1   0   0   1   2   0
Totals                 9     5   0   0   1   3   0
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
O'Toole L(0-2)         5     5   2   2   3   2   0
Brosnan                3     6   5   5   3   3   0
Henry                  1     0   0   0   0   2   0
Totals                 9    11   7   7   6   7   0
WP: Brosnan (1).
HBP: Ford (1,Robinson); Coates (1,Robinson).
IBB: Brosnan 3 (3,Berra 2,Maris).
Umpires: Augie Donatelli (NL), Ed Runge (AL), Jocko Conlan (NL), Frank Umont (AL), Bob Stewart (AL), Shag Crawford (NL)
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 32589
Starting Lineups:

   New York Yankees              Cincinnati Reds          
1. Richardson          2b        Chacon              2b
2. Kubek               ss        Kasko               ss
3. Maris               rf        Pinson              cf
4. Mantle              cf        Robinson            rf
5. Howard              c         Post                lf
6. Berra               lf        Freese              3b
7. Skowron             1b        Coleman             1b
8. Boyer               3b        D. Johnson          c
9. Ford                p         O'Toole             p

YANKEES 1ST: Richardson made an out to center; Kubek struck out;
Maris popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Yankees 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Chacon struck out; Kasko flied to right; Pinson made
an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Mantle grounded out (third to first); Howard struck
out; Berra made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees
0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Robinson grounded out (third to first); Post made an
out to left; Freese flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 0, Reds 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Skowron walked; Boyer forced Skowron (shortstop to
second); Ford forced Boyer (second to shortstop); Richardson
doubled to left [Ford to third]; Kubek flied to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Coleman grounded out (second to first); D. Johnson
singled to left; O'Toole forced D. Johnson (shortstop to
second); Chacon grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 0, Reds 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Maris walked; Mantle singled [Maris to third];
LOPEZ RAN FOR MANTLE; Howard grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Maris scored, Lopez out at
second]; Berra grounded out (second to pitcher); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: MARIS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); LOPEZ STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); Kasko singled to left; Pinson made an out to
left; Robinson was hit by a pitch [Kasko to second]; Post
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Robinson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1, Reds
0.

YANKEES 5TH: Skowron singled to right; Boyer grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Skowron out at second];
Ford walked; Richardson singled to center [Ford to second];
Kubek singled [Ford scored, Richardson to third, Kubek to second
(on throw to home)]; Maris flied to right; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Yankees 2, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Freese flied to right; Coleman grounded out (shortstop
to first); D. Johnson singled to center; GERNERT BATTED FOR
O'TOOLE; Gernert forced D. Johnson (third to second); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Reds 0.

YANKEES 6TH: BROSNAN REPLACED GERNERT (PITCHING); Lopez was
called out on strikes; Howard doubled; Berra was walked
intentionally; Skowron singled to third [Howard to third, Berra
to second]; Boyer doubled to left [Howard scored, Berra scored,
Skowron to third]; Ford hit into a double play (first
unassisted) [Skowron out at home]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 4, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: Chacon singled to left; Ford left with an ankle
injury; COATES REPLACED FORD (PITCHING); Kasko made an out
to left; Pinson grounded out (first unassisted) [Chacon to
second]; Robinson was hit by a pitch; Post flied to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 4, Reds 0.

YANKEES 7TH: Richardson singled to center [Richardson to second
(error by Pinson)]; Kubek made an out to left; Maris was walked
intentionally; Brosnan threw a wild pitch [Richardson to third,
Maris to second]; Lopez singled to center [Richardson scored,
Maris scored, Lopez to second (on throw to home)]; Howard struck
out; Berra was walked intentionally; Skowron singled to center
[Lopez scored, Berra out at third (center to third)]; 3 R, 3 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 7, Reds 0.

REDS 7TH: Freese made an out to left; Coleman made an out to
right; BELL BATTED FOR D. JOHNSON; Bell grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 7, Reds 0.

YANKEES 8TH: ZIMMERMAN REPLACED BELL (PLAYING C ); Boyer made an
out to center; Coates struck out; Richardson lined to second; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 7, Reds 0.

REDS 8TH: LYNCH BATTED FOR BROSNAN; Lynch struck out; Chacon
popped to second; Kasko grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 7, Reds 0.

YANKEES 9TH: HENRY REPLACED LYNCH (PITCHING); Kubek struck out;
Maris struck out; Lopez made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 7, Reds 0.

REDS 9TH: Pinson popped to first; Robinson walked; Post singled
to left [Robinson to second]; Freese struck out; Coleman made an
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 7, Reds 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          7  11   0    6
 Reds             0   5   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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