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"Right now there are two very nervous people in the park: the pitcher and the official scorekeeper."
--Lindsey Nelson, announcer, with Jerry Reuss 7 outs from a no-hitter

 
New York Yankees 8, Chicago Cubs 3

New York Yankees 8, Chicago Cubs 3

Day

World Series Game Played on Sunday, October 9, 1938 (D) at Yankee Stadium

CHI N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  2  0  -   3  8  1
NY  A    0  3  0    0  0  1    0  4  x  -   8 11  1
BATTING
Chicago Cubs          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hack 3b                5   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Herman 2b              5   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Cavarretta rf          4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Marty cf               4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Demaree lf             3   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
O'Dea c                3   1   1   2       1   0       5   0
Collins 1b             4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Jurges ss              4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Lee p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Galan ph             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Root p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lazzeri ph           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Page p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  French p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carleton p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dean p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reynolds ph          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                36   3   8   2       2   6      24   4
FIELDING - 
E: Jurges (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Jurges (1,off Ruffing); Cavarretta (1,off Ruffing).
HR: O'Dea (1,8th inning off Ruffing 1 on, 2 out).
Team LOB: 8.
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Crosetti ss            5   0   2   4       0   1       6   1
Rolfe 3b               5   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Henrich rf             4   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
DiMaggio cf            4   1   1   0       0   1       3   0
Gehrig 1b              4   1   1   0       0   0       5   2
Dickey c               4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Hoag lf                4   2   2   1       0   0       1   0
Gordon 2b              3   2   1   0       1   0       2   4
Ruffing p              3   1   1   1       1   0       2   3
Totals                36   8  11   7       2   3      27  10
FIELDING - 
E: Gordon (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Hoag (1,off Carleton); Crosetti (2,off Dean).
3B: Crosetti (1,off Lee).
HR: Henrich (1,6th inning off Root 0 on, 0 out).
IBB: Gordon (1,by Carleton).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rolfe (1,2nd base off Lee/O'Dea); Gordon (1,2nd base off Carleton/O'Dea).
PITCHING
Chicago Cubs          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Lee L(0-2)             3     4   3   0   0   2   0
Root                   3     3   1   1   0   1   1
Page                   1.1   2   2   2   0   0   0
French                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0
Carleton               0     1   2   2   2   0   0
Dean                   0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 8    11   8   5   2   3   1
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Ruffing W(2-0)         9     8   3   2   2   6   1
WP: Carleton 2 (2).
IBB: Carleton (1,Gordon).
Umpires: Cal Hubbard (AL), Charlie Moran (NL), Lou Kolls (AL), Ziggy Sears (NL)
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 59847
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. Demaree             lf        Gehrig              1b
6. O'Dea               c         Dickey              c
7. Collins             1b        Hoag                lf
8. Jurges              ss        Gordon              2b
9. Lee                 p         Ruffing             p

CUBS 1ST: Hack singled to center; Herman forced Hack (second to
shortstop); Cavarretta forced Herman (pitcher to shortstop);
Marty struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Crosetti struck out; Rolfe singled to center; Rolfe
stole second; Henrich grounded out (first unassisted) [Rolfe to
third]; DiMaggio struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Yankees 0.

CUBS 2ND: Demaree popped to first in foul territory; O'Dea
popped to catcher in foul territory; Collins grounded out (first
to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Gehrig popped to third; Dickey grounded out (first
unassisted); Hoag reached on an error by Jurges [Hoag to first];
Gordon singled to left [Hoag to third]; Ruffing singled to right
[Hoag scored (unearned), Gordon to third]; Crosetti tripled to
left [Gordon scored (unearned), Ruffing scored (unearned)];
Rolfe grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Yankees 3.

CUBS 3RD: Jurges grounded out (pitcher to first); Lee struck
out; Hack singled to left; Herman singled [Hack to second];
Cavarretta popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 0,
Yankees 3.

YANKEES 3RD: Henrich grounded out (first unassisted); DiMaggio
flied to left; Gehrig grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, Yankees 3.

CUBS 4TH: Marty flied to right; Demaree walked; O'Dea walked
[Demaree to second]; Collins struck out; Jurges reached on a
fielder's choice [Demaree scored (unearned), O'Dea to third
(error by Gordon; assist by Crosetti)]; GALAN BATTED FOR LEE;
Galan struck out; 1 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Yankees 3.

YANKEES 4TH: ROOT REPLACED GALAN (PITCHING); Dickey flied to
center; Hoag lined to second; Gordon made an out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Yankees 3.

CUBS 5TH: Hack made an out to left; Herman grounded out (second
to first); Cavarretta singled; Marty popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Yankees 3.

YANKEES 5TH: Ruffing popped to catcher in foul territory;
Crosetti made an out to right; Rolfe struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Yankees 3.

CUBS 6TH: Demaree made an out to center; O'Dea popped to second;
Collins grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Yankees 3.

YANKEES 6TH: Henrich homered; DiMaggio popped to catcher in foul
territory; Gehrig popped to first in foul territory; Dickey
singled to right; Hoag singled to right [Dickey to second];
Gordon made an out to left; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Yankees 4.

CUBS 7TH: Jurges doubled; LAZZERI BATTED FOR ROOT; Lazzeri
struck out; Hack popped to shortstop; Herman popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Yankees 4.

YANKEES 7TH: PAGE REPLACED LAZZERI (PITCHING); Ruffing grounded
out (second to first); Crosetti grounded out (pitcher to first);
Rolfe grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Yankees 4.

CUBS 8TH: Cavarretta doubled to left; Marty struck out; Demaree
grounded out (second to first) [Cavarretta to third]; O'Dea
homered [Cavarretta scored]; Collins made an out to center; 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 3, Yankees 4.

YANKEES 8TH: Henrich made an out to center; DiMaggio singled to
left; Gehrig singled to right [DiMaggio to third]; FRENCH
REPLACED PAGE (PITCHING); Dickey popped to shortstop; CARLETON
REPLACED FRENCH (PITCHING); Carleton threw a wild pitch
[DiMaggio scored, Gehrig to second]; Hoag doubled to left
[Gehrig scored]; Gordon was walked intentionally; Carleton threw
a wild pitch [Hoag to third]; Gordon stole second; Ruffing
walked; DEAN REPLACED CARLETON (PITCHING); Crosetti doubled
[Hoag scored, Gordon scored, Ruffing to third]; Rolfe lined to
first; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 3, Yankees 8.

CUBS 9TH: Jurges singled; REYNOLDS BATTED FOR DEAN; Reynolds
made an out to center; Hack forced Jurges (second to shortstop);
Herman grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 3, Yankees 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             3   8   1    8
 Yankees          8  11   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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