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"The reason I don't like playing in the World Series is I can't watch myself play."
--Reggie Jackson, frequent participant in the Fall Classic

 
Los Angeles Dodgers 4, New York Yankees 3

Los Angeles Dodgers 4, New York Yankees 3

Day

World Series Game Played on Wednesday, October 11, 1978 (N) at Dodger Stadium

NY  A    0  0  2    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3 11  0
LA  N    0  0  0    1  0  3    0  0  x  -   4  7  0
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
White lf               5   2   2   0       0   0       1   0
Thomasson cf           3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Blair ph,cf          1   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Munson c               4   1   1   0       1   2       3   1
Jackson dh             4   0   1   3       0   2       0   0
Nettles 3b             4   0   0   0       0   3       3   3
Piniella rf            4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Spencer 1b             4   0   1   0       0   1       8   1
Doyle 2b               3   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
  Johnson ph           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stanley 2b           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Dent ss                4   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Hunter p               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gossage p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                37   3  11   3       2   9      24   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Munson (1,off Hooton); Jackson (1,off Hooton); Blair (1,off Forster).
HBP: Jackson (1,by Hooton).
Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: White (1,2nd base off Hooton/Yeager).
CS: Thomasson (1,2nd base by Hooton/Yeager).
Los Angeles Dodgers   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b               4   1   1   0       0   0       3   4
Russell ss             4   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Smith rf               4   2   1   0       0   0       3   0
Garvey 1b              3   0   1   0       0   0       6   1
Cey 3b                 3   1   2   4       0   0       1   1
Baker lf               3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Monday cf              3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  North cf             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lacy dh                3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Yeager c               3   0   1   0       0   1       8   1
Hooton p               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Forster p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Welch p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                30   4   7   4       0   2      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
HR: Cey (1,6th inning off Hunter 2 on, 2 out).
Team LOB: 2.
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Hunter L(0-1)          6     7   4   4   0   2   1
Gossage                2     0   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 8     7   4   4   0   2   1
Los Angeles Dodgers   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Hooton W(1-0)          6     8   3   3   1   5   0
Forster                2.1   3   0   0   1   3   0
Welch SV(1)            0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9    11   3   3   2   9   0
WP: Hooton (1).
HBP: Hooton (1,Jackson).
Umpires: Bill Haller (AL), John Kibler (NL), Marty Springstead (AL), Frank Pulli (NL), Ed Vargo (NL), Joe Brinkman (AL)
Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 55982
Starting Lineups:

   New York Yankees              Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. White               lf        Lopes               2b
2. Thomasson           cf        Russell             ss
3. Munson              c         Smith               rf
4. Jackson             dh        Garvey              1b
5. Nettles             3b        Cey                 3b
6. Piniella            rf        Baker               lf
7. Spencer             1b        Monday              cf
8. Doyle               2b        Lacy                dh
9. Dent                ss        Yeager              c
   Hunter              p         Hooton              p

YANKEES 1ST: White lined to right; World Series game 2;
Thomasson singled to center; Thomasson was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Thomasson out after
oversliding; Munson doubled to left; Jackson struck out; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes popped to third in foul territory; Russell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Smith made an out to first; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Nettles grounded out (second to first); Piniella
flied to right; over the head catch on the warning track;
Spencer singled; Doyle made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Garvey made an out to center; Cey grounded out
(third to first); Baker flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 0, Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Dent made an out to shortstop; White singled;
Thomasson made an out to left; White stole second; Munson
walked; Jackson doubled to right [White scored, Munson scored];
Nettles struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Monday struck out; Lacy lined to right; Yeager
singled to third; Lopes flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 2, Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Piniella made an out to left; Spencer made an out
to second; Doyle singled to right; Dent grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Russell singled to left; Smith forced Russell
(third to second); Garvey singled to left [Smith to second]; Cey
singled to center [Smith scored, Garvey to second]; Baker
grounded into a double play (third to first) [Garvey out at
third]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 1.

YANKEES 5TH: White made an out to shortstop; Thomasson grounded
out (first to pitcher); Munson struck out but advanced to first
on a wild pitch; Jackson was hit by a pitch [Munson to second];
Nettles struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 5TH: Monday grounded out (first to pitcher); Lacy made
an out to second; Yeager struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 2, Dodgers 1.

YANKEES 6TH: Piniella singled to shortstop; Spencer popped to
third in foul territory; Doyle grounded out (second to first)
[Piniella to second]; Dent struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 2, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 6TH: Lopes singled to left; Russell popped to first in
foul territory; Smith singled to right [Lopes to third]; Garvey
popped to catcher in foul territory; Cey homered [Lopes scored,
Smith scored]; Baker flied to left in foul territory; 3 R, 3 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 4.

YANKEES 7TH: White singled to left; FORSTER REPLACED HOOTON
(PITCHING); BLAIR BATTED FOR THOMASSON; Blair doubled [White to
third]; Munson struck out; Jackson grounded out (second to
first) [White scored, Blair to third]; Nettles struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 7TH: BLAIR STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); GOSSAGE REPLACED
HUNTER (PITCHING); Monday grounded out (second to first); Lacy
lined to third; Yeager grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 4.

YANKEES 8TH: NORTH REPLACED MONDAY (PLAYING CF); Piniella
singled; Spencer struck out; JOHNSON BATTED FOR DOYLE; Johnson
grounded into a double play (third to second to first) [Piniella
out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 4.

DODGERS 8TH: STANLEY REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING 2B); Lopes made
an out to center; Russell made an out to center; Smith grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3,
Dodgers 4.

YANKEES 9TH: Dent singled to left; White grounded out (pitcher
to first) [Dent to second]; Blair walked; WELCH REPLACED FORSTER
(PITCHING); Munson made an out to right; Jackson struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          3  11   0   10
 Dodgers          4   7   0    2

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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