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Cleveland Indians 4, Boston Braves 3

Cleveland Indians 4, Boston Braves 3

Day

World Series Game Played on Monday, October 11, 1948 (D) at Braves Field

CLE A    0  0  1    0  0  2    0  1  0  -   4 10  0
BOS N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  2  0  -   3  9  0
BATTING
Cleveland Indians     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mitchell lf            4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Kennedy lf           1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Doby rf                4   0   2   0       1   1       1   0
Boudreau ss            3   0   1   1       0   0       2   2
Gordon 2b              4   1   1   1       0   0       3   3
Keltner 3b             4   1   1   0       0   1       0   3
Tucker cf              3   1   1   0       1   0       3   1
Robinson 1b            4   0   2   1       0   0      12   0
Hegan c                4   0   1   1       0   2       2   2
Lemon p                3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
  Bearden p            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Totals                35   4  10   4       2   6      27  15
FIELDING - 
DP: 4.
BATTING - 
2B: Mitchell (1,off Voiselle); Boudreau (4,off Voiselle).
HR: Gordon (1,6th inning off Voiselle 0 on, 0 out).
HBP: Boudreau (1,by Voiselle).
Team LOB: 7.
Boston Braves         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Holmes rf              5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Dark ss                4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Torgeson 1b            4   1   1   0       0   0       5   1
Elliott 3b             3   1   3   0       1   0       4   3
Rickert lf             3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Conatser ph,cf       1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Salkeld c              2   0   0   0       1   0       4   1
  Masi ph,c            1   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
M. McCormick cf,lf     4   0   1   1       0   1       2   0
Stanky 2b              1   0   0   0       3   0       3   2
  Ryan pr              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Voiselle p             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  F. McCormick ph      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Spahn p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sisti ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                31   3   9   3       5   1      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Torgeson (3,off Lemon); Masi (1,off Bearden).
SH: Voiselle (1,off Lemon).
Team LOB: 7.
PITCHING
Cleveland Indians     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Lemon W(2-0)           7.1   8   3   3   4   1   0
Bearden SV(1)          1.2   1   0   0   1   0   0
Totals                 9     9   3   3   5   1   0
Boston Braves         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Voiselle L(0-1)        7     7   3   3   2   2   1
Spahn                  2     3   1   1   0   4   0
Totals                 9    10   4   4   2   6   1
BK: Lemon (1).
HBP: Voiselle (1,Boudreau).
Umpires: Bill Summers (AL), Bill Stewart (NL), Bill Grieve (AL), George Barr (NL), Joe Paparella (AL), Babe Pinelli (NL)
Time of Game: 2:16   Attendance: 40103
Starting Lineups:

   Cleveland Indians             Boston Braves            
1. Mitchell            lf        Holmes              rf
2. Doby                rf        Dark                ss
3. Boudreau            ss        Torgeson            1b
4. Gordon              2b        Elliott             3b
5. Keltner             3b        Rickert             lf
6. Tucker              cf        Salkeld             c
7. Robinson            1b        M. McCormick        cf
8. Hegan               c         Stanky              2b
9. Lemon               p         Voiselle            p

INDIANS 1ST: Mitchell lined to center; Doby singled to left;
Boudreau was hit by a pitch [Doby to second]; Gordon made an out
to left; Keltner grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Indians 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 1ST: Holmes grounded out (pitcher to first); Dark
singled; Torgeson hit into a double play (center to first) [Dark
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Braves 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Tucker popped to third in foul territory; Robinson
lined to second; Hegan singled to left; Lemon made an out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Braves 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Elliott singled to third; Lemon balked [Elliott to
second]; Rickert made an out to center [Elliott to third];
Salkeld made an out to first; M. McCormick grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Braves 0.

INDIANS 3RD: Mitchell doubled to left; Doby made an out to left;
Boudreau doubled to right [Mitchell scored]; Gordon popped to
third in foul territory; Keltner struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Indians 1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Stanky walked; Voiselle out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Stanky to second]; Holmes singled to left
[Stanky to third]; Dark grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Holmes out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Indians 1, Braves 0.

INDIANS 4TH: Tucker grounded out (second to first); Robinson
lined to right; Hegan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians
1, Braves 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Torgeson made an out to left; Elliott singled;
Rickert made an out to left; Salkeld walked [Elliott to second];
M. McCormick singled to center [Elliott scored, Salkeld to
second]; Stanky walked [Salkeld to third, M. McCormick to
second]; Voiselle grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Indians 1, Braves 1.

INDIANS 5TH: Lemon popped to first; Mitchell popped to third in
foul territory; Doby walked; Boudreau made an out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 1, Braves 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Holmes made an out to left; Dark grounded out
(pitcher to first); Torgeson popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 1, Braves 1.

INDIANS 6TH: Gordon homered; Keltner popped to third in foul
territory; Tucker walked; Robinson singled to right [Tucker to
third]; Hegan forced Robinson (third to second) [Tucker scored];
Lemon grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Indians 3, Braves 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Elliott singled to center; Rickert grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Elliott out at
second]; Salkeld grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Indians 3, Braves 1.

INDIANS 7TH: Mitchell made an out to center; Doby singled to
center; Boudreau grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Doby out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 3,
Braves 1.

BRAVES 7TH: M. McCormick struck out; Stanky grounded out (third
to first); F. MCCORMICK BATTED FOR VOISELLE; F. McCormick
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 3,
Braves 1.

INDIANS 8TH: SPAHN REPLACED F. MCCORMICK (PITCHING); Gordon
lined to left; Keltner singled; Tucker singled to right [Keltner
to second]; Robinson singled to right [Keltner scored, Tucker to
third]; Hegan struck out; Tucker was picked off third (pitcher
to first to catcher to third to catcher); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Indians 4, Braves 1.

BRAVES 8TH: Holmes singled to center; Dark lined to right;
Torgeson doubled to right [Holmes to third]; Elliott walked;
BEARDEN REPLACED LEMON (PITCHING); CONATSER BATTED FOR RICKERT;
Conatser made an out to center [Holmes scored, Torgeson to
third]; MASI BATTED FOR SALKELD; Masi doubled to left [Torgeson
scored, Elliott to third]; KENNEDY REPLACED MITCHELL (PLAYING
LF); M. McCormick grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Indians 4, Braves 3.

INDIANS 9TH: M. MCCORMICK CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
CONATSER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); MASI STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING C ); Bearden struck out; Kennedy struck out; Doby
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 4, Braves 3.

BRAVES 9TH: Stanky walked; RYAN RAN FOR STANKY; SISTI BATTED FOR
SPAHN; Sisti hit into a double play (catcher to second) [Ryan
out at second]; Holmes made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 4, Braves 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Indians          4  10   0    7
 Braves           3   9   0    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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