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Boston Red Sox 2, New York Giants 1

Boston Red Sox 2, New York Giants 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Saturday, October 12, 1912 (D) at Fenway Park

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  3  1
BOS A    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   2  5  1
BATTING
New York Giants       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Devore lf              2   0   0   0       2   1       0   0
Doyle 2b               4   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Snodgrass cf           4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Murray rf              3   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Merkle 1b              4   1   1   0       0   1      15   0
Herzog 3b              4   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
Meyers c               3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Fletcher ss            2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  McCormick ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shafer ss            0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Mathewson p            3   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Totals                30   1   3   0       3   4      24  13
FIELDING - 
E: Doyle (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Merkle (1,off Bedient).
Team LOB: 5.
Boston Red Sox        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hooper rf              4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Yerkes 2b              4   1   1   1       0   0       3   3
Speaker cf             3   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Lewis lf               3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Gardner 3b             3   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Stahl 1b               3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
Wagner ss              3   0   1   0       0   1       2   1
Cady c                 3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Bedient p              3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                29   2   5   2       0   2      27   6
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Gardner (1).
BATTING - 
3B: Hooper (1,off Mathewson); Yerkes (2,off Mathewson).
Team LOB: 3.
PITCHING
New York Giants       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Mathewson L(0-1)       8     5   2   2   0   2   0
Boston Red Sox        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Bedient W(1-0)         9     3   1   0   3   4   0

Umpires: Silk O'Loughlin (AL), Cy Rigler (NL), Bill Klem (NL), Billy Evans (AL)
Time of Game: 1:43   Attendance: 34683
Starting Lineups:

   New York Giants               Boston Red Sox           
1. Devore              lf        Hooper              rf
2. Doyle               2b        Yerkes              2b
3. Snodgrass           cf        Speaker             cf
4. Murray              rf        Lewis               lf
5. Merkle              1b        Gardner             3b
6. Herzog              3b        Stahl               1b
7. Meyers              c         Wagner              ss
8. Fletcher            ss        Cady                c
9. Mathewson           p         Bedient             p

GIANTS 1ST: Devore walked; Doyle flied to left in foul
territory; Snodgrass grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Devore out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 0, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 1ST: Hooper singled to right; Yerkes popped to
shortstop; Speaker singled to left [Hooper to second]; Lewis
forced Hooper (third unassisted) [Speaker to second]; Gardner
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Red Sox 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Murray walked; Merkle grounded out (third to first)
[Murray to second]; Herzog popped to second; Meyers made an out
to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 2ND: Stahl grounded out (shortstop to first); Wagner
singled to center; Cady grounded out (pitcher to first) [Wagner
to second]; Bedient grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Red Sox 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Fletcher made an out to right; Mathewson singled to
center; Devore walked [Mathewson to second]; Doyle made an out
to center; Snodgrass popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 0, Red Sox 0.

RED SOX 3RD: Hooper tripled to left; Yerkes tripled to center
[Hooper scored]; Speaker reached on an error by Doyle [Yerkes
scored, Speaker out at second (right to shortstop)]; Lewis
grounded out (pitcher to first); Gardner grounded out (first
unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Red Sox 2.

GIANTS 4TH: Murray popped to second; Merkle struck out; Herzog
popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Red Sox 2.

RED SOX 4TH: Stahl grounded out (third to first); Wagner struck
out; Cady made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
0, Red Sox 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Meyers singled to left; Fletcher made an out to
right; Mathewson struck out; Devore made an out to right; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Red Sox 2.

RED SOX 5TH: Bedient lined to first; Hooper grounded out (second
to first); Yerkes grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Red Sox 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Doyle grounded out (second to first); Snodgrass
popped to third; Murray popped to third in foul territory; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Red Sox 2.

RED SOX 6TH: Speaker grounded out (second to first); Lewis
grounded out (third to first); Gardner grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Red Sox 2.

GIANTS 7TH: Merkle doubled; Herzog popped to shortstop; Meyers
made an out to center [Merkle to third]; MCCORMICK BATTED FOR
FLETCHER; McCormick reached on an error by Gardner [Merkle
scored (unearned), McCormick to first]; Mathewson grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Red Sox 2.

RED SOX 7TH: SHAFER REPLACED MCCORMICK (PLAYING SS); Stahl
grounded out (pitcher to first); Wagner grounded out (shortstop
to first); Cady grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 1, Red Sox 2.

GIANTS 8TH: Devore was called out on strikes; Doyle grounded out
(first unassisted); Snodgrass struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Giants 1, Red Sox 2.

RED SOX 8TH: Bedient made an out to center; Hooper popped to
shortstop; Yerkes lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
1, Red Sox 2.

GIANTS 9TH: Murray popped to shortstop; Merkle made an out to
center; Herzog grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Giants 1, Red Sox 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Giants           1   3   1    5
 Red Sox          2   5   1    3

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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