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Boston Red Sox 4, New York Giants 3

Boston Red Sox 4, New York Giants 3

Day

World Series Game Played on Tuesday, October 8, 1912 (D) at Polo Grounds

BOS A    0  0  0    0  0  1    3  0  0  -   4  6  1
NY  N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  8  1
BATTING
Boston Red Sox        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hooper rf              3   1   1   1       1   1       1   0
Yerkes 2b              4   0   1   2       0   0       0   1
Speaker cf             3   1   1   0       1   1       0   1
Lewis lf               4   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
Gardner 3b             4   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Stahl 1b               4   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
Wagner ss              3   1   2   0       1   0       5   3
Cady c                 3   0   1   0       0   0      11   1
Wood p                 3   1   0   0       1   0       1   1
Totals                31   4   6   4       4   6      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Wagner (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Hooper (1,off Tesreau); Wagner (1,off Crandall).
3B: Speaker (1,off Tesreau).
SH: Hooper (1,off Tesreau); Cady (1,off Crandall).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Stahl (1,2nd base by Tesreau/Meyers).
New York Giants       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Devore lf              3   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
Doyle 2b               4   1   2   0       0   0       2   7
Snodgrass cf           4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Murray rf              3   0   1   2       1   0       1   0
Merkle 1b              4   1   1   0       0   1      12   0
Herzog 3b              4   0   2   0       0   1       1   1
Meyers c               3   0   1   1       0   1       6   1
  Becker pr            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Fletcher ss            4   0   0   0       0   3       3   1
Tesreau p              2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  McCormick ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Crandall p           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                33   3   8   3       2  11      27  13
FIELDING - 
E: Fletcher (1).
BATTING - 
HBP: Meyers (1,by Wood).
Team LOB: 6.
PITCHING
Boston Red Sox        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Wood W(1-0)            9     8   3   3   2  11   0
New York Giants       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Tesreau L(0-1)         7     5   4   4   4   4   0
Crandall               2     1   0   0   0   2   0
Totals                 9     6   4   4   4   6   0
HBP: Wood (1,Meyers).
Umpires: Bill Klem (NL), Billy Evans (AL), Cy Rigler (NL), Silk O'Loughlin (AL)
Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 35730
Starting Lineups:

   Boston Red Sox                New York Giants          
1. Hooper              rf        Devore              lf
2. Yerkes              2b        Doyle               2b
3. Speaker             cf        Snodgrass           cf
4. Lewis               lf        Murray              rf
5. Gardner             3b        Merkle              1b
6. Stahl               1b        Herzog              3b
7. Wagner              ss        Meyers              c
8. Cady                c         Fletcher            ss
9. Wood                p         Tesreau             p

RED SOX 1ST: Hooper walked; Debut game for Harry Hooper Debut
game for Jeff Tesreau; Yerkes grounded out (second to first)
[Hooper to second]; Debut game for Steve Yerkes; Speaker
grounded out (second to first) [Hooper to third]; Debut game
for Tris Speaker; Lewis made an out to center; Debut game
for Duffy Lewis; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Devore struck out; Debut game for Joe Wood;
Doyle grounded out (shortstop to first); Snodgrass singled;
Murray walked [Snodgrass to second]; Merkle popped to shortstop;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Giants 0.

RED SOX 2ND: Gardner reached on an error by Fletcher [Gardner to
first]; Debut game for Larry Gardner; Stahl forced
Gardner (pitcher to shortstop); Debut game for Jake
Stahl; Stahl was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); Debut game for Heinie Wagner; Wagner walked;
Cady made an out to right; Debut game for Hick Cady; 0 R,
0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Herzog popped to first; Meyers struck out; Fletcher
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Giants 0.

RED SOX 3RD: Wood walked; Hooper out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Wood to second]; Yerkes grounded out (second
to first) [Wood to third]; Speaker walked; Lewis popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Tesreau was called out on strikes; Devore walked;
Doyle singled to left [Devore to third, Doyle to second (on
throw to 3b)]; Snodgrass struck out; Murray singled to center
[Devore scored, Doyle scored, Murray out at second (center to
catcher to shortstop)]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Giants
2.

RED SOX 4TH: Gardner popped to third in foul territory; Stahl
struck out; Wagner popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Giants 2.

GIANTS 4TH: Merkle struck out; Herzog singled to left; Meyers
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Herzog to second]; Fletcher
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Giants 2.

RED SOX 5TH: Cady grounded out (second to first); Wood grounded
out (first unassisted); Hooper struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Red Sox 0, Giants 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Tesreau was called out on strikes; Devore made an
out to left; Doyle singled to third [Doyle out at second (third
to shortstop)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 0, Giants 2.

RED SOX 6TH: Yerkes flied to center; Speaker tripled; Lewis
grounded out (second to first) [Speaker scored]; Gardner struck
out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Giants 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Snodgrass reached on an error by Wagner [Snodgrass
to first]; Murray hit into a double play (first to pitcher)
[Snodgrass out at second]; Merkle popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H,
1 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 1, Giants 2.

RED SOX 7TH: Stahl grounded out (second to first); Wagner
singled to center; Cady singled to center [Wagner to second];
Wood forced Cady (second to shortstop) [Wagner to third]; Hooper
doubled to right [Wagner scored, Wood to third]; Yerkes singled
to left [Wood scored, Hooper scored]; Speaker struck out; 3 R, 4
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 4, Giants 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Herzog struck out; Meyers was hit by a pitch;
Fletcher forced Meyers (second to shortstop); MCCORMICK BATTED
FOR TESREAU; McCormick made an out to left; Debut game for
Moose McCormick; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 4, Giants 2.

RED SOX 8TH: CRANDALL REPLACED MCCORMICK (PITCHING); Lewis
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gardner struck out; Stahl
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 4, Giants 2.

GIANTS 8TH: Devore grounded out (shortstop to first); Doyle
grounded out (shortstop to first); Snodgrass popped to third; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 4, Giants 2.

RED SOX 9TH: Wagner doubled to left; Cady out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Wagner to third]; Wood grounded out
(pitcher to first); Hooper lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Red Sox 4, Giants 2.

GIANTS 9TH: Murray made an out to right; Merkle singled to left;
Herzog singled to right [Merkle to second]; Meyers singled to
left [Merkle scored, Herzog to third, Meyers to second (on throw
to home)]; BECKER RAN FOR MEYERS; Fletcher struck out; Crandall
struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 4, Giants 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Red Sox          4   6   1    6
 Giants           3   8   1    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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