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New York Yankees 9, Brooklyn Dodgers 0

New York Yankees 9, Brooklyn Dodgers 0

Day

World Series Game Played on Wednesday, October 10, 1956 (D) at Ebbets Field

NY  A    2  0  2    1  0  0    4  0  0  -   9 10  0
BRO N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  1
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bauer rf               5   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Martin 2b              5   2   2   0       0   2       2   6
Mantle cf              4   1   1   0       1   3       0   0
Berra c                3   3   2   4       2   0       1   1
Skowron 1b             5   1   1   4       0   1      16   1
Howard lf              5   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
McDougald ss           4   0   1   0       0   0       3   3
Carey 3b               3   0   0   0       1   1       2   2
Kucks p                3   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Totals                37   9  10   9       4   8      27  15
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
BATTING - 
2B: Mantle (1,off Bessent); Howard (1,off Craig).
HR: Berra 2 (3,1st inning off Newcombe 1 on, 2 out,3rd inning off Newcombe
1 on, 2 out); Howard (1,4th inning off Newcombe 0 on, 0 out); Skowron (1,7th
inning off Craig 3 on, 0 out).
SH: Kucks (1,off Bessent).
IBB: Berra 2 (2,by Bessent,by Craig).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bauer (1,2nd base off Newcombe/Campanella).
Brooklyn Dodgers      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gilliam 2b             4   0   0   0       0   0       6   2
Reese ss               2   0   0   0       2   0       2   5
Snider cf              4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Robinson 3b            3   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
Hodges 1b              3   0   0   0       0   0      10   2
Amoros lf              3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Furillo rf             3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Campanella c           3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Newcombe p             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bessent p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mitchell ph          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Craig p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Roebuck p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walker ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erskine p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                28   0   3   0       3   1      27  11
FIELDING - 
E: Reese (1).
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Kucks W(1-0)           9     3   0   0   3   1   0
Brooklyn Dodgers      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Newcombe L(0-1)        3     5   5   5   1   4   3
Bessent                3     2   0   0   1   1   0
Craig                  0     3   4   4   2   0   1
Roebuck                2     0   0   0   0   3   0
Erskine                1     0   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9    10   9   9   4   8   4
WP: Craig (1).
IBB: Bessent (1,Berra); Craig (1,Berra).
Umpires: Dusty Boggess (NL), Larry Napp (AL), Babe Pinelli (NL), Hank Soar (AL), Ed Runge (AL), Tom Gorman (NL)
Time of Game: 2:19   Attendance: 33782
Starting Lineups:

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

YANKEES 1ST: Bauer singled to left; Bauer stole second; Martin
struck out; Mantle struck out; Berra homered [Bauer scored];
Skowron struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Gilliam grounded out (first unassisted); Reese
walked; Snider singled to left [Reese to second]; Robinson
grounded into a double play (pitcher to second to first) [Snider
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Howard grounded out (shortstop to first); McDougald
lined to second; Carey walked; Kucks forced Carey (pitcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 0.

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

YANKEES 3RD: Bauer grounded out (second to first); Martin
singled to center; Mantle struck out; Berra homered [Martin
scored]; Skowron popped to second; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 4, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Campanella grounded out (second to first); Newcombe
grounded out (pitcher to first); Gilliam made an out to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 4, Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Howard homered; BESSENT REPLACED NEWCOMBE
(PITCHING); McDougald popped to second; Carey reached on an
error by Reese [Carey to first]; Kucks out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Carey to second]; Bauer grounded out (second
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 5, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Reese walked; Snider forced Reese (first to
shortstop); Robinson popped to pitcher in foul territory; Hodges
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees
5, Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Martin grounded out (third to first); Mantle
doubled to left; Berra was walked intentionally; Skowron popped
to second; Howard forced Berra (first to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 5, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Amoros made an out to left; Furillo grounded out
(third to first); Campanella grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 6TH: McDougald singled to left; Carey grounded out
(shortstop to first) [McDougald to second]; Kucks struck out;
Bauer popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 5, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 6TH: MITCHELL BATTED FOR BESSENT; Mitchell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Gilliam lined to second; Reese popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 7TH: CRAIG REPLACED MITCHELL (PITCHING); Martin singled
to left; Mantle walked [Martin to second]; Craig threw a wild
pitch [Martin to third, Mantle to second]; Berra was walked
intentionally; Skowron homered [Martin scored, Mantle scored,
Berra scored]; Howard doubled; ROEBUCK REPLACED CRAIG
(PITCHING); McDougald popped to first; Carey struck out; Kucks
grounded out (shortstop to first); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 9, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 7TH: Snider popped to third; Robinson walked; Hodges
lined into a double play (shortstop to first) [Robinson out at
first]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 9, Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 8TH: Bauer made an out to center; Martin struck out;
Mantle struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 9, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 8TH: Amoros grounded out (first unassisted); Furillo
singled to center; Campanella popped to third; WALKER BATTED FOR
ROEBUCK; Walker grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 9, Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 9TH: ERSKINE REPLACED WALKER (PITCHING); Berra lined to
second; Skowron grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 9, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 9TH: Gilliam grounded out (first unassisted); Reese
popped to catcher in foul territory; Snider singled to center;
Robinson struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 9, Dodgers 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          9  10   0    6
 Dodgers          0   3   1    4

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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