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Boston Red Sox 6, Brooklyn Robins 2

Boston Red Sox 6, Brooklyn Robins 2

Day

World Series Game Played on Wednesday, October 11, 1916 (D) at Ebbets Field

BOS A    0  3  0    1  1  0    1  0  0  -   6 10  1
BRO N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  5  4
BATTING
Boston Red Sox        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hooper rf              4   1   2   0       1   0       3   0
Janvrin 2b             5   1   0   0       0   3       1   1
Walker cf              4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Hoblitzell 1b          3   1   2   1       1   0       7   0
Lewis lf               4   2   2   0       0   1       6   0
Gardner 3b             3   1   1   3       0   1       2   3
Scott ss               4   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
Carrigan c             3   0   2   1       0   1       3   1
Leonard p              3   0   0   0       1   3       0   1
Totals                33   6  10   5       3  11      27   9
FIELDING - 
E: Janvrin (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Lewis (2,off Marquard); Hoblitzell (1,off Cheney).
HR: Gardner (2,2nd inning off Marquard 2 on, 0 out).
SH: Carrigan (1,off Marquard); Gardner (1,off Marquard).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Hooper (1,2nd base off Cheney/Meyers).
CS: Walker (1,2nd base by Marquard/Meyers); Hooper (2,3rd base by Rucker/Meyers).
Brooklyn Robins       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Johnston rf            4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Myers cf               4   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Merkle 1b              3   0   1   0       1   0       9   1
Wheat lf               4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Cutshaw 2b             4   0   1   1       0   0       3   2
Mowrey 3b              3   0   0   0       1   1       1   4
Olson ss               3   0   0   0       1   0       2   2
Meyers c               3   0   0   0       1   0      11   3
  Stengel pr           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Marquard p             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Pfeffer ph           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Cheney p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  O'Mara ph            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Rucker p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Getz ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                32   2   5   2       4   3      27  14
FIELDING - 
E: Johnston (1), Merkle (1), Wheat (1), Cheney (1).
PB: Meyers (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Cutshaw (1,off Leonard).
3B: Johnston (1,off Leonard).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Wheat (1,Home by Leonard/Carrigan).
PITCHING
Boston Red Sox        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Leonard W(1-0)         9     5   2   1   4   3   0
Brooklyn Robins       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Marquard L(0-2)        4     5   4   4   2   3   1
Cheney                 3     4   2   1   1   5   0
Rucker                 2     1   0   0   0   3   0
Totals                 9    10   6   5   3  11   1
WP: Leonard (1).
Umpires: Ernie Quigley (NL), Bill Dineen (AL), Hank O'Day (NL), Tommy Connolly (AL)
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 21662
Starting Lineups:

   Boston Red Sox                Brooklyn Robins          
1. Hooper              rf        Johnston            rf
2. Janvrin             2b        Myers               cf
3. Walker              cf        Merkle              1b
4. Hoblitzell          1b        Wheat               lf
5. Lewis               lf        Cutshaw             2b
6. Gardner             3b        Mowrey              3b
7. Scott               ss        Olson               ss
8. Carrigan            c         Meyers              c
9. Leonard             p         Marquard            p

RED SOX 1ST: Hooper grounded out (pitcher to first); Janvrin
struck out; Walker was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Red Sox 0, Robins 0.

ROBINS 1ST: Johnston tripled; Myers singled to right [Johnston
scored]; Merkle walked [Myers to second]; Wheat forced Merkle
(third to second) [Myers to third]; Leonard threw a wild pitch
[Wheat to second]; Cutshaw reached on an error by Janvrin [Myers
scored (unearned) (RBI), Wheat to third, Cutshaw to first];
Wheat was caught stealing home (catcher to second to third)
[Cutshaw to second]; Mowrey struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Red Sox 0, Robins 2.

RED SOX 2ND: Hoblitzell walked; Lewis doubled to right
[Hoblitzell to third]; Gardner hit an inside the park homer to
center [Hoblitzell scored, Lewis scored]; Scott reached on an
error by Wheat [Scott to second]; Carrigan out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Scott to third]; Leonard struck out;
Hooper grounded out (first unassisted); 3 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Red Sox 3, Robins 2.

ROBINS 2ND: Olson popped to third in foul territory; Meyers
walked; Marquard grounded out (pitcher to first) [Meyers to
second]; Johnston grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 3, Robins 2.

RED SOX 3RD: Janvrin grounded out (second to first); Walker
singled to third; Hoblitzell lined to center; Walker was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red
Sox 3, Robins 2.

ROBINS 3RD: Myers made an out to center; Merkle popped to
shortstop; Wheat made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red
Sox 3, Robins 2.

RED SOX 4TH: Lewis singled to left; Gardner out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Lewis to second]; Scott grounded out
(third to first); Carrigan singled [Lewis scored]; Leonard
walked [Carrigan to second]; Meyers allowed a passed ball
[Carrigan to third, Leonard out at second (catcher to first to
second)]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 4, Robins 2.

ROBINS 4TH: Cutshaw doubled to right; Mowrey walked; Olson made
an out to first; Meyers popped to shortstop; PFEFFER BATTED FOR
MARQUARD; Pfeffer struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Red Sox 4,
Robins 2.

RED SOX 5TH: CHENEY REPLACED PFEFFER (PITCHING); Hooper
walked; Debut game for Larry Cheney; Janvrin struck out
while Hooper stole second; Walker popped to shortstop;
Hoblitzell doubled to left [Hooper scored]; Lewis struck out; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 5, Robins 2.

ROBINS 5TH: Johnston made an out to left; Myers made an out to
right; Merkle singled to center; Wheat singled to left [Merkle
to second]; Cutshaw made an out to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Red Sox 5, Robins 2.

RED SOX 6TH: Gardner struck out; Scott struck out; Carrigan
singled to left; Leonard struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red
Sox 5, Robins 2.

ROBINS 6TH: Mowrey made an out to left; Olson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Meyers popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Red Sox 5, Robins 2.

RED SOX 7TH: Hooper singled to left; Janvrin forced Hooper
(third to shortstop); Walker grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Janvrin to second]; Hoblitzell singled to pitcher [Janvrin
scored (unearned) (error by Cheney)]; Lewis forced Hoblitzell
(third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 6, Robins 2.

ROBINS 7TH: O'MARA BATTED FOR CHENEY; O'Mara struck out;
Debut game for Ollie O'Mara; Johnston flied to left; Myers
made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 6, Robins 2.

RED SOX 8TH: RUCKER REPLACED O'MARA (PITCHING); Gardner grounded
out (second to first); Debut game for Nap Rucker; Merkle
dropped a foul fly hit by Scott; Scott grounded out (shortstop
to first); Carrigan was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0
LOB.  Red Sox 6, Robins 2.

ROBINS 8TH: Merkle grounded out (shortstop to first); Wheat made
an out to center; Cutshaw lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Red Sox 6, Robins 2.

RED SOX 9TH: Leonard was called out on strikes; Hooper singled
to right [Hooper to second (error by Johnston)]; Hooper was
caught stealing third (catcher to third); Janvrin was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Red Sox 6, Robins 2.

ROBINS 9TH: Mowrey made an out to left; Olson walked; Meyers
forced Olson (third to shortstop); STENGEL RAN FOR MEYERS; GETZ
BATTED FOR RUCKER; Getz grounded out (third to first); Debut
game for Gus Getz; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Red Sox 6, Robins
2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Red Sox          6  10   1    5
 Robins           2   5   4    7

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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