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"In Philadelphia, you experience the thrill of victory and the agony of reading about it the next day."
--Mike Schmidt, Phillies Hall of Fame 3rd baseman on the local press

 
New York Giants 2, Philadelphia Athletics 1

New York Giants 2, Philadelphia Athletics 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Saturday, October 14, 1911 (D) at Polo Grounds

PHI A    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  6  2
NY  N    0  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  x  -   2  5  0
BATTING
Philadelphia Athletics AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lord lf                4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Oldring cf             4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Collins 2b             3   0   0   0       1   0       0   5
Baker 3b               4   1   2   0       0   1       0   1
Murphy rf              3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Davis 1b               4   0   1   1       0   0       8   0
Barry ss               3   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Thomas c               3   0   0   0       0   0      12   2
Bender p               3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                31   1   6   1       1   5      24  10
FIELDING - 
E: Collins (1), Baker (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Oldring 2 (2,off Mathewson 2).
SH: Murphy (1,off Mathewson).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Baker (1,2nd base by Mathewson/Meyers).
New York Giants       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Devore lf              3   0   1   1       1   1       2   0
Doyle 2b               3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Snodgrass cf           2   1   0   0       1   2       3   0
Murray rf              3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Merkle 1b              4   0   1   0       0   2      11   1
Herzog 3b              3   0   0   0       1   1       0   2
Fletcher ss            4   0   0   0       0   2       2   3
Meyers c               3   1   1   0       0   0       7   1
Mathewson p            3   0   1   0       0   2       0   4
Totals                28   2   5   1       4  11      27  11
FIELDING - 
PB: Meyers (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Meyers (1,off Bender); Devore (1,off Bender).
SH: Murray (1,off Bender).
HBP: Snodgrass (1,by Bender).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doyle (1,2nd base off Bender/Thomas).
CS: Snodgrass 2 (2,3rd base by Bender/Thomas,Home by Bender/Thomas).
PITCHING
Philadelphia Athletics IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Bender L(0-1)          8     5   2   1   4  11   0
New York Giants       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Mathewson W(1-0)       9     6   1   1   1   5   0
HBP: Bender (1,Snodgrass).
Umpires: Bill Klem (NL), Bill Dineen (AL), Bill Brennan (NL), Tommy Connolly (AL)
Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance: 38281
Starting Lineups:

   Philadelphia Athletics        New York Giants          
1. Lord                lf        Devore              lf
2. Oldring             cf        Doyle               2b
3. Collins             2b        Snodgrass           cf
4. Baker               3b        Murray              rf
5. Murphy              rf        Merkle              1b
6. Davis               1b        Herzog              3b
7. Barry               ss        Fletcher            ss
8. Thomas              c         Meyers              c
9. Bender              p         Mathewson           p

ATHLETICS 1ST: Lord struck out; Oldring struck out; Debut
game for Rube Oldring; Collins made an out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Devore grounded out (pitcher to first); Debut
game for Josh Devore; Doyle singled to right; Debut game
for Larry Doyle; Snodgrass struck out; Debut game for
Fred Snodgrass; Doyle stole second; Debut game for Red
Murray; Murray was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Athletics 0, Giants 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Baker singled to right; Murphy out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Baker to second]; Meyers allowed a
passed ball [Baker to third]; Davis singled [Baker scored];
Barry grounded out (pitcher to first) [Davis to second]; Thomas
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics
1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Merkle grounded out (second to first); Debut game
for Fred Merkle; Herzog grounded out (second to first);
Debut game for Buck Herzog; Fletcher struck out; Debut
game for Art Fletcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 1,
Giants 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Bender grounded out (pitcher to first); Lord made
an out to right; Oldring doubled to left; Collins walked; Baker
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Meyers made an out to center; Debut game for
Chief Meyers; Mathewson struck out; Devore walked; Doyle
made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Giants
0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Murphy popped to catcher in foul territory; Davis
grounded out (shortstop to first); Barry popped to shortstop; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Snodgrass walked; Murray grounded out (second to
first) [Snodgrass to second]; Merkle struck out; Herzog reached
on an error by Collins [Snodgrass scored (unearned), Herzog to
second (on throw to home)]; Fletcher struck out; 1 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Giants 1.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Thomas flied to center; Bender singled to center;
Lord forced Bender (first to shortstop); Oldring doubled [Lord
to third]; Collins grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 5TH: Meyers grounded out (shortstop to first); Mathewson
singled to center; Devore struck out; Doyle grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Giants 1.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Baker singled to center; Murphy made an out to
center; Baker was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Davis grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Athletics 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 6TH: Snodgrass was hit by a pitch; Murray out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Snodgrass to second]; Merkle
struck out; Snodgrass was caught stealing third [Snodgrass to
third (error by Baker; assist by Thomas)]; Herzog walked;
Snodgrass was caught stealing home (catcher to second to
catcher); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Giants 1.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Barry struck out; Thomas made an out to center;
Bender grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Athletics 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 7TH: Fletcher grounded out (first unassisted); Meyers
doubled to left; Mathewson struck out; Devore doubled to left
[Meyers scored]; Doyle walked; Snodgrass struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 1, Giants 2.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Lord struck out; Oldring made an out to left;
Collins grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Athletics 1, Giants 2.

GIANTS 8TH: Murray made an out to left; Merkle singled to
pitcher; Herzog struck out; Fletcher made an out to right; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Giants 2.

ATHLETICS 9TH: Baker grounded out (first unassisted); Murphy
popped to catcher; Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 1, Giants 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Athletics        1   6   2    5
 Giants           2   5   0    8

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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