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Los Angeles Dodgers 11, New York Yankees 5

Los Angeles Dodgers 11, New York Yankees 5

Day

World Series Game Played on Tuesday, October 10, 1978 (N) at Dodger Stadium

NY  A    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  2  0  -   5  9  1
LA  N    0  3  0    3  1  0    3  1  x  -  11 15  2
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rivers cf              4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
  Blair cf             1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
White lf               4   0   1   0       1   3       2   0
Munson c               4   1   0   0       0   1       4   1
Jackson dh             4   1   3   1       0   0       0   0
Piniella rf            4   2   1   1       0   0       2   0
Nettles 3b             4   0   1   1       0   1       0   2
Chambliss 1b           4   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Stanley 2b             2   0   1   0       1   0       4   1
  Johnson ph           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Doyle 2b             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Dent ss                4   0   1   2       0   0       1   3
Figueroa p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clay p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lindblad p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tidrow p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                36   5   9   5       2   7      24   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
E: Dent (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Stanley (1,off John).
HR: Jackson (1,7th inning off John 0 on, 0 out).
Team LOB: 6.
Los Angeles Dodgers   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b               5   2   2   5       0   0       1   2
Russell ss             5   1   3   0       0   0       3   5
Smith rf               5   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Garvey 1b              5   1   2   0       0   2      14   0
Cey 3b                 4   1   1   0       1   0       0   4
Baker lf               4   2   3   1       0   0       1   0
Monday cf              2   2   1   0       1   1       0   0
  North ph,cf          1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Lacy dh                3   0   1   1       1   0       0   0
Yeager c               4   1   0   0       0   0       7   0
John p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
  Forster p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                38  11  15  10       3   4      27  15
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Lopes (1), Russell (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Monday (1,off Figueroa); North (1,off Lindblad); Russell (1,off Tidrow).
HR: Baker (1,2nd inning off Figueroa 0 on, 0 out); Lopes 2 (2,2nd inning off
Figueroa 1 on, 2 out,4th inning off Clay 2 on, 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Smith (1,2nd base by Tidrow/Munson).
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Figueroa L(0-1)        1.2   5   3   3   1   0   2
Clay                   2.1   4   4   3   2   2   1
Lindblad               2.1   4   3   3   0   1   0
Tidrow                 1.2   2   1   1   0   1   0
Totals                 8    15  11  10   3   4   3
Los Angeles Dodgers   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
John W(1-0)            7.2   8   5   3   2   4   1
Forster                1.1   1   0   0   0   3   0
Totals                 9     9   5   3   2   7   1
WP: Clay (1).
Umpires: Ed Vargo (NL), Bill Haller (AL), John Kibler (NL), Marty Springstead (AL), Joe Brinkman (AL), Frank Pulli (NL)
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 55997
Starting Lineups:

   New York Yankees              Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Rivers              cf        Lopes               2b
2. White               lf        Russell             ss
3. Munson              c         Smith               rf
4. Jackson             dh        Garvey              1b
5. Piniella            rf        Cey                 3b
6. Nettles             3b        Baker               lf
7. Chambliss           1b        Monday              cf
8. Stanley             2b        Lacy                dh
9. Dent                ss        Yeager              c
   Figueroa            p         John                p

YANKEES 1ST: Rivers grounded out (second to first); World
Series game 1; White walked; Munson grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [White out at second]; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes popped to first in foul territory; Russell
singled; Smith flied to right; Garvey singled to left [Russell
to third]; Cey flied to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Jackson singled to center; through John's
legs; Piniella made an out to right; Nettles grounded out
(first unassisted) [Jackson to second]; Chambliss grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers
0.

DODGERS 2ND: Baker homered; Monday doubled; Rivers just
missed a shoestring catch; Lacy walked; Yeager grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Monday to third,
Lacy out at second]; Lopes homered [Monday scored]; CLAY
REPLACED FIGUEROA (PITCHING); Russell popped to shortstop; 3 R,
3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 3.

YANKEES 3RD: Stanley doubled; Dent grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Stanley to third]; Rivers grounded out (shortstop to
first); White struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 3RD: Smith was called out on strikes; Garvey grounded
out (shortstop to first); Cey walked; Baker forced Cey (third to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 3.

YANKEES 4TH: Munson struck out; Jackson grounded out (third to
first); Piniella grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 3.

DODGERS 4TH: Monday walked; Lacy flied to center; Yeager reached
on an error by Dent [Monday to third, Yeager to first]; Lopes
homered [Monday scored (unearned), Yeager scored]; Russell
singled to center; Smith grounded out (first unassisted)
[Russell to second]; Garvey struck out; 3 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 0, Dodgers 6.

YANKEES 5TH: Nettles grounded out (first unassisted); Chambliss
flied to left; Stanley walked; Dent forced Stanley (third to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 6.

DODGERS 5TH: Cey singled to third; Baker singled to right [Cey
to third]; Clay threw a wild pitch [Cey scored, Baker to
second]; LINDBLAD REPLACED CLAY (PITCHING); Monday struck out;
Lacy flied to center; Yeager lined to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 7.

YANKEES 6TH: Rivers grounded out (pitcher to first); White
struck out; Munson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 7.

DODGERS 6TH: Lopes grounded out (shortstop to first); Russell
made an out to left; Smith lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 7.

YANKEES 7TH: Jackson homered; Piniella singled to right; Nettles
struck out; Chambliss reached on an error by Lopes [Piniella to
second, Chambliss to first]; Stanley grounded out (third to
first) [Piniella to third, Chambliss to second]; Dent singled to
left [Piniella scored (unearned), Chambliss scored (unearned)];
Rivers grounded out (first unassisted); 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 3, Dodgers 7.

DODGERS 7TH: BLAIR REPLACED RIVERS (PLAYING CF); Garvey singled
to left; Cey popped to second; Baker singled to right [Garvey to
third, Baker to second (on throw to 3b)]; NORTH BATTED FOR
MONDAY; North doubled to left [Garvey scored, Baker scored];
bounced over Nettles's head; Lacy singled to left [North
scored]; TIDROW REPLACED LINDBLAD (PITCHING); Yeager made an out
to left; Lopes forced Lacy (third to second); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 10.

YANKEES 8TH: NORTH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); White singled to
left; Munson forced White (pitcher to shortstop); Jackson
singled to right [Munson to third]; Piniella forced Jackson
(pitcher to shortstop) [Munson scored, Piniella to second (error
by Russell)]; Nettles singled to right [Piniella scored];
FORSTER REPLACED JOHN (PITCHING); Chambliss singled to center
[Nettles to second]; JOHNSON BATTED FOR STANLEY; Johnson struck
out; 2 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 5, Dodgers 10.

DODGERS 8TH: DOYLE REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING 2B); Russell
doubled; Smith singled to right [Russell scored]; Garvey struck
out while Smith was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Cey made an out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5,
Dodgers 11.

YANKEES 9TH: Dent grounded out (shortstop to first); Blair
struck out; White struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5,
Dodgers 11.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          5   9   1    6
 Dodgers         11  15   2    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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