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New York Yankees 7, St. Louis Cardinals 3

New York Yankees 7, St. Louis Cardinals 3

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World Series Game Played on Tuesday, October 9, 1928 (D) at Sportsman's Park III

NY  A    0  0  0    1  0  0    4  2  0  -   7 15  2
STL N    0  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   3 11  0
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Paschal cf             4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Durst cf             1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Koenig ss              5   0   1   0       0   0       4   2
Ruth lf                5   3   3   3       0   0       2   0
Gehrig 1b              2   1   1   1       3   0       7   0
Meusel rf              5   1   1   0       0   2       0   0
Lazzeri 2b             4   1   3   0       0   0       1   2
  Durocher 2b          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dugan 3b               3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Robertson 3b         2   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Bengough c             3   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
  Combs ph             0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Collins c            1   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Hoyt p                 4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                40   7  15   7       3   2      27   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Koenig (2), Hoyt (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Lazzeri (1,off Alexander); Collins (1,off Alexander).
HR: Ruth 3 (3,4th inning off Sherdel 0 on, 0 out,7th inning off Sherdel 0 on,
1 out,8th inning off Alexander 0 on, 1 out); Gehrig (4,7th inning off Sherdel
0 on, 1 out); Durst (1,8th inning off Alexander 0 on, 0 out).
SH: Hoyt (1,off Sherdel).
SF: Combs (1,off Alexander).
Team LOB: 11.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lazzeri (2,3rd base off Sherdel/Smith).
St. Louis Cardinals   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Orsatti cf             5   1   2   0       0   2       4   0
High 3b                5   0   3   0       0   0       0   1
Frisch 2b              4   0   0   1       0   1       3   1
Bottomley 1b           3   0   0   0       1   2      11   1
Hafey lf               3   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
Harper rf              3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Smith c                4   0   3   0       0   0       3   1
  Martin pr            0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Maranville ss          4   1   2   0       0   0       3   1
Sherdel p              3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Alexander p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Holm ph              1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                35   3  11   2       3   8      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: High (2,off Hoyt); Maranville (1,off Hoyt); Orsatti (1,off Hoyt).
SF: Frisch (1,off Hoyt).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Maranville (1,2nd base off Hoyt/Bengough).
CS: Smith (1,2nd base by Hoyt/Bengough).
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Hoyt W(2-0)            9    11   3   2   3   8   0
St. Louis Cardinals   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Sherdel L(0-2)         6.1  11   4   4   3   1   3
Alexander              2.2   4   3   3   0   1   2
Totals                 9    15   7   7   3   2   5

Umpires: Cy Pfirman (NL), Brick Owens (AL), Cy Rigler (NL), Bill McGowan (AL)
Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance: 37331
Starting Lineups:

   New York Yankees              St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Paschal             cf        Orsatti             cf
2. Koenig              ss        High                3b
3. Ruth                lf        Frisch              2b
4. Gehrig              1b        Bottomley           1b
5. Meusel              rf        Hafey               lf
6. Lazzeri             2b        Harper              rf
7. Dugan               3b        Smith               c
8. Bengough            c         Maranville          ss
9. Hoyt                p         Sherdel             p

YANKEES 1ST: Paschal popped to catcher in foul territory; Koenig
singled to left; Ruth grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop) [Koenig out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Orsatti was called out on strikes; High doubled
to left; Frisch struck out; Bottomley walked; Hafey grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 0, Cardinals
0.

YANKEES 2ND: Gehrig walked; Meusel struck out; Lazzeri popped to
shortstop; Dugan popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Harper grounded out (second to first); Smith
singled to center; Smith was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Maranville doubled to right; Sherdel grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Cardinals
0.

YANKEES 3RD: Bengough singled; Hoyt out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to first) [Bengough to second]; Paschal grounded out
(third to first) [Bengough to third]; Koenig grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Orsatti doubled to center; High singled to
pitcher [Orsatti to third]; Frisch hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Orsatti scored]; Bottomley popped to catcher in foul territory;
Hafey walked [High to second]; Harper struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Yankees 0, Cardinals 1.

YANKEES 4TH: Ruth homered; Gehrig walked; Meusel flied to
center; Lazzeri singled to left [Gehrig to second]; Dugan lined
to center; Bengough flied to left; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Yankees 1, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Smith singled to right; Maranville forced Smith
(second to shortstop) [Maranville to second (error by Koenig)];
Sherdel made an out to center; Maranville was picked off second
but was safe on an error by Hoyt [Maranville scored (unearned)];
Orsatti struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 2 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Cardinals
2.

YANKEES 5TH: Hoyt singled to right; Paschal singled to center
[Hoyt to second]; Koenig popped to second; Ruth grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Hoyt to third, Paschal to second]; Gehrig
walked; Meusel forced Gehrig (shortstop to second); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Yankees 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 5TH: High made an out to center; Frisch grounded out
(pitcher to first); Bottomley was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Cardinals 2.

YANKEES 6TH: Lazzeri singled to left; Dugan singled [Lazzeri to
second]; Bengough made an out to first; Lazzeri stole third;
Hoyt popped to first in foul territory; Paschal popped to
center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 1, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 6TH: ROBERTSON REPLACED DUGAN (PLAYING 3B); Hafey
struck out; Harper walked; Smith popped to second; Maranville
singled [Harper to third]; Maranville stole second; Sherdel
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 1, Cardinals 2.

YANKEES 7TH: Koenig popped to shortstop; Ruth homered; Gehrig
homered; Meusel singled to left; ALEXANDER REPLACED SHERDEL
(PITCHING); Lazzeri doubled to left [Meusel to third]; Robertson
reached on a fielder's choice [Meusel scored, Lazzeri to third];
COMBS BATTED FOR BENGOUGH; Combs lined out on a sacrifice fly to
right [Lazzeri scored]; Hoyt grounded out (pitcher to first); 4
R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 5, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: DURST REPLACED PASCHAL (PLAYING CF); DUROCHER
REPLACED LAZZERI (PLAYING 2B); COLLINS REPLACED COMBS (PLAYING C
); Orsatti made an out to catcher; High lined to left; Frisch
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 5, Cardinals 2.

YANKEES 8TH: Durst homered; Koenig grounded out (first
unassisted); Ruth homered; Gehrig grounded out (pitcher to
first); Meusel struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 7,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: Bottomley struck out; Hafey singled to shortstop;
Harper grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Hafey
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 7, Cardinals 2.

YANKEES 9TH: Durocher made an out to right; Robertson grounded
out (pitcher to first); Collins doubled to center; Hoyt made an
out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 7, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: Smith singled to right; MARTIN RAN FOR SMITH;
Martin advanced to second because of defensive indifference
[Martin to second]; Debut game for Pepper Martin;
Maranville popped to shortstop; HOLM BATTED FOR ALEXANDER; Holm
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Martin scored]; Orsatti
singled; High singled to left [Orsatti to third]; Frisch flied
to left in foul territory; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 7,
Cardinals 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          7  15   2   11
 Cardinals        3  11   0    9

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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