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New York Yankees 2, Brooklyn Dodgers 0

New York Yankees 2, Brooklyn Dodgers 0

Day

World Series Game Played on Monday, October 8, 1956 (D) at Yankee Stadium

BRO N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  0  0
NY  A    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  x  -   2  5  0
BATTING
Brooklyn Dodgers      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gilliam 2b             3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Reese ss               3   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
Snider cf              3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Robinson 3b            3   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Hodges 1b              3   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Amoros lf              3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Furillo rf             3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Campanella c           3   0   0   0       0   1       7   2
Maglie p               2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Mitchell ph          1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                27   0   0   0       0   7      24  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bauer rf               4   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Collins 1b             4   0   1   0       0   2       7   0
Mantle cf              3   1   1   1       0   0       4   0
Berra c                3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Slaughter lf           2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Martin 2b              3   0   1   0       0   1       3   4
McDougald ss           2   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Carey 3b               3   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Larsen p               2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                26   2   5   2       2   5      27   8
BATTING - 
HR: Mantle (3,4th inning off Maglie 0 on, 2 out).
SH: Larsen (1,off Maglie).
Team LOB: 3.
PITCHING
Brooklyn Dodgers      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Maglie L(1-1)          8     5   2   2   2   5   1
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Larsen W(1-0)          9     0   0   0   0   7   0

Umpires: Babe Pinelli (NL), Hank Soar (AL), Dusty Boggess (NL), Larry Napp (AL), Ed Runge (AL), Tom Gorman (NL)
Time of Game: 2:06   Attendance: 64519
Starting Lineups:

   Brooklyn Dodgers              New York Yankees         
1. Gilliam             2b        Bauer               rf
2. Reese               ss        Collins             1b
3. Snider              cf        Mantle              cf
4. Robinson            3b        Berra               c
5. Hodges              1b        Slaughter           lf
6. Amoros              lf        Martin              2b
7. Furillo             rf        McDougald           ss
8. Campanella          c         Carey               3b
9. Maglie              p         Larsen              p

DODGERS 1ST: Gilliam was called out on strikes; Reese was called
out on strikes; Snider lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Bauer popped to shortstop; Collins grounded out
(third to first); Mantle made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Yankees 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Robinson grounded out (third to shortstop to
first); Hodges struck out; Amoros popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Berra popped to shortstop; Slaughter made an out to
left; Martin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Yankees 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Furillo made an out to right; Campanella struck
out; Maglie lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: McDougald grounded out (third to first); Carey
popped to catcher in foul territory; Larsen popped to catcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Yankees 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Gilliam grounded out (second to first); Reese
grounded out (second to first); Snider was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Bauer grounded out (third to first); Collins was
called out on strikes; Mantle homered; Berra lined to center; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Yankees 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Robinson flied to right; Hodges flied to center;
Amoros grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 5TH: Slaughter walked; Martin forced Slaughter (pitcher
to shortstop); McDougald lined into a double play (shortstop to
first) [Martin out at first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Yankees 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Furillo popped to second; Campanella popped to
second; Maglie struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Yankees 1.

YANKEES 6TH: Carey singled to center; Larsen out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to second) [Carey to second]; Bauer singled to
left [Carey scored]; Collins singled [Bauer to third]; Mantle
hit into a double play (first to catcher to third to catcher to
third) [Bauer out at home]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0,
Yankees 2.

DODGERS 7TH: Gilliam grounded out (shortstop to first); Reese
flied to center; Snider made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 0, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 7TH: Berra popped to third in foul territory; Slaughter
made an out to left; Martin singled to left; McDougald walked
[Martin to second]; Carey forced McDougald (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Yankees 2.

DODGERS 8TH: Robinson grounded out (pitcher to first); Hodges
lined to third; Amoros flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 8TH: Larsen struck out; Bauer struck out; Collins struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Yankees 2.

DODGERS 9TH: Furillo made an out to right; Campanella grounded
out (second to first); MITCHELL BATTED FOR MAGLIE; Mitchell was
called out on strikes; But was the last pitch a strike??? 
Perhaps it was high and outside; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Yankees 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          0   0   0    0
 Yankees          2   5   0    3

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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