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New York Yankees 5, Chicago Cubs 2

New York Yankees 5, Chicago Cubs 2

Day

World Series Game Played on Saturday, October 8, 1938 (D) at Yankee Stadium

CHI N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  1  0  -   2  5  1
NY  A    0  0  0    0  2  2    0  1  x  -   5  7  2
BATTING
Chicago Cubs          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hack 3b                3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
Herman 2b              3   0   0   0       1   2       1   2
Cavarretta rf          4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Marty cf               4   1   3   2       0   0       3   0
Reynolds lf            4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Hartnett c             4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Collins 1b             4   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Jurges ss              3   0   0   0       0   1       5   3
  Lazzeri ph           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bryant p               2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Russell p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Galan ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  French p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  O'Dea ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                34   2   5   2       2   9      24   8
FIELDING - 
E: Herman (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Hack (1,off Pearson).
HR: Marty (1,8th inning off Pearson 0 on, 1 out).
Team LOB: 7.
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Crosetti ss            3   0   0   0       2   1       1   1
Rolfe 3b               4   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Henrich rf             4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
DiMaggio cf            3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Gehrig 1b              4   1   1   0       0   0       5   1
Dickey c               3   1   1   1       1   0      11   0
Selkirk lf             3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Gordon 2b              4   1   2   3       0   1       2   2
Pearson p              3   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Totals                31   5   7   5       6   3      27   5
FIELDING - 
E: Crosetti (1), Gordon (1).
BATTING - 
HR: Gordon (1,5th inning off Bryant 0 on, 2 out); Dickey (1,8th inning off
French 0 on, 0 out).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Crosetti (1,2nd base by Bryant/Hartnett).
PITCHING
Chicago Cubs          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Bryant L(0-1)          5.1   6   4   4   5   3   1
Russell                0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0
French                 2     1   1   1   0   0   1
Totals                 8     7   5   5   6   3   2
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Pearson W(1-0)         9     5   2   1   2   9   1

Umpires: Ziggy Sears (NL), Cal Hubbard (AL), Charlie Moran (NL), Lou Kolls (AL)
Time of Game: 1:57   Attendance: 55236
Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  New York Yankees         
1. Hack                3b        Crosetti            ss
2. Herman              2b        Rolfe               3b
3. Cavarretta          rf        Henrich             rf
4. Marty               cf        DiMaggio            cf
5. Reynolds            lf        Gehrig              1b
6. Hartnett            c         Dickey              c
7. Collins             1b        Selkirk             lf
8. Jurges              ss        Gordon              2b
9. Bryant              p         Pearson             p

CUBS 1ST: Hack walked; Herman walked [Hack to second];
Cavarretta made an out to center; Marty singled to shortstop
[Hack to third, Herman to second]; Reynolds struck out; Hartnett
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Crosetti struck out; Rolfe popped to shortstop;
Henrich made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Yankees 0.

CUBS 2ND: Collins struck out; Jurges struck out; Bryant reached
on an error by Crosetti [Bryant to second]; Hack grounded out
(pitcher unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: DiMaggio walked; Gehrig forced DiMaggio (second to
shortstop); Dickey walked [Gehrig to second]; Selkirk struck
out; Gordon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0, Yankees 0.

CUBS 3RD: Herman struck out; Cavarretta singled to right; Marty
singled to center [Cavarretta to third]; Reynolds struck out;
Hartnett grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Pearson grounded out (shortstop to first); Crosetti
walked; Rolfe made an out to center; Crosetti was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Yankees 0.

CUBS 4TH: Collins made an out to left; Jurges lined to second;
Bryant was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Henrich grounded out (first unassisted); DiMaggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); Gehrig popped to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Yankees 0.

CUBS 5TH: Hack doubled to left; Herman was called out on
strikes; Cavarretta reached on an error by Gordon [Hack to
third, Cavarretta to first]; Marty forced Cavarretta (third to
second) [Hack scored (unearned)]; Reynolds popped to catcher in
foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Dickey made an out to center; Selkirk grounded out
(second to first); Gordon homered; Pearson singled to right;
Crosetti walked [Pearson to second]; Rolfe singled to center
[Pearson scored, Crosetti to third]; Henrich popped to third in
foul territory; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Yankees 2.

CUBS 6TH: Hartnett popped to first in foul territory; Collins
lined to right; Jurges popped to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 6TH: DiMaggio singled to left; Gehrig singled to center
[DiMaggio to third]; Dickey popped to third in foul territory;
Selkirk walked [Gehrig to second]; Gordon singled to left
[DiMaggio scored, Gehrig scored, Selkirk to second]; RUSSELL
REPLACED BRYANT (PITCHING); Pearson walked [Selkirk to third,
Gordon to second]; Crosetti popped to shortstop in foul
territory; Rolfe popped to shortstop; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Yankees 4.

CUBS 7TH: GALAN BATTED FOR RUSSELL; Galan popped to shortstop;
Hack was called out on strikes; Herman grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Yankees 4.

YANKEES 7TH: FRENCH REPLACED GALAN (PITCHING); Henrich made an
out to right; DiMaggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Gehrig
made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Yankees 4.

CUBS 8TH: Cavarretta grounded out (first to pitcher); Marty
homered; Reynolds made an out to left; Hartnett made an out to
right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Yankees 4.

YANKEES 8TH: Dickey homered; Selkirk grounded out (pitcher to
first); Gordon grounded out (first unassisted); Pearson reached
on an error by Herman [Pearson to first]; Crosetti grounded out
(pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Yankees 5.

CUBS 9TH: Collins popped to first in foul territory; LAZZERI
BATTED FOR JURGES; Lazzeri grounded out (second to first); O'DEA
BATTED FOR FRENCH; O'Dea made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, Yankees 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2   5   1    7
 Yankees          5   7   2    8

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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