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Los Angeles Dodgers 10, New York Yankees 4

Los Angeles Dodgers 10, New York Yankees 4

Day

World Series Game Played on Sunday, October 16, 1977 (D) at Dodger Stadium

NY  A    0  0  0    0  0  0    2  2  0  -   4  9  2
LA  N    1  0  0    4  3  2    0  0  x  -  10 13  0
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rivers cf              4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Randolph 2b            4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Munson c               4   1   2   1       0   0       5   0
  Johnson c            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Jackson rf             4   2   2   1       0   0       1   0
Chambliss 1b           4   1   2   0       0   0       8   0
Nettles 3b             4   0   2   1       0   0       0   3
Piniella lf            4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Dent ss                4   0   0   1       0   0       0   3
Gullett p              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Clay p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zeber ph             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Tidrow p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  White ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hunter p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Blair ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                36   4   9   4       0   2      24   9
FIELDING - 
E: Nettles (1), Piniella (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Randolph (2,off Sutton); Nettles (1,off Sutton).
HR: Munson (1,8th inning off Sutton 0 on, 2 out); Jackson (2,8th inning off
Sutton 0 on, 2 out).
Team LOB: 5.
Los Angeles Dodgers   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b               5   1   2   0       0   0       2   5
Russell ss             5   1   2   1       0   0       1   1
Smith cf,rf            4   2   1   2       1   0       6   0
Cey 3b                 4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Garvey 1b              4   2   2   0       0   1       9   0
Baker lf               4   2   3   2       0   0       3   0
Lacy rf                3   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
  Burke cf             1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Yeager c               2   1   1   4       0   0       2   0
  Oates ph,c           1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Sutton p               4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Totals                37  10  13  10       1   5      27   8
BATTING - 
2B: Garvey (1,off Gullett).
3B: Lopes (1,off Gullett).
HR: Yeager (2,4th inning off Gullett 2 on, 1 out); Smith (2,6th inning off
Tidrow 1 on, 1 out).
SF: Yeager (1,off Clay).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Gullett L(0-1)         4.1   8   7   6   1   4   1
Clay                   0.2   2   1   1   0   0   0
Tidrow                 1     2   2   2   0   0   1
Hunter                 2     1   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 8    13  10   9   1   5   2
Los Angeles Dodgers   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Sutton W(1-0)          9     9   4   4   0   2   2

Umpires: Jim Evans (AL), John McSherry (NL), Nestor Chylak (AL), Ed Sudol (NL), Jerry Dale (NL), Larry McCoy (AL)
Time of Game: 2:29   Attendance: 55955
Starting Lineups:

   New York Yankees              Los Angeles Dodgers      
1. Rivers              cf        Lopes               2b
2. Randolph            2b        Russell             ss
3. Munson              c         Smith               cf
4. Jackson             rf        Cey                 3b
5. Chambliss           1b        Garvey              1b
6. Nettles             3b        Baker               lf
7. Piniella            lf        Lacy                rf
8. Dent                ss        Yeager              c
9. Gullett             p         Sutton              p

YANKEES 1ST: Rivers grounded out (second to first); Randolph
made an out to center; Munson singled; Jackson made an out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes tripled to left; Russell singled to left
[Lopes scored]; Smith grounded out (third to first) [Russell to
second]; Cey struck out; Garvey struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 1.

YANKEES 2ND: Chambliss grounded out (second to first); Nettles
grounded out (first unassisted); Piniella popped to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 2ND: Baker made an out to center; Lacy singled to left;
Yeager popped to second; Sutton struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 1.

YANKEES 3RD: Dent lined to center; Gullett struck out; Rivers
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees
0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 3RD: Lopes lined to center; Russell grounded out
(shortstop to first); Smith grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 1.

YANKEES 4TH: Randolph made an out to center; Munson grounded out
(shortstop to first); Jackson flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 1.

DODGERS 4TH: Cey flied to left; Garvey doubled; Baker singled to
left [Garvey scored, Baker to second (error by Piniella)]; Lacy
reached on an error by Nettles [Lacy to first]; Yeager homered
[Baker scored, Lacy scored (unearned)]; Sutton was called out on
strikes; Lopes singled to center; Russell grounded out (pitcher
to first); 4 R, 4 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 5.

YANKEES 5TH: Chambliss singled to right; Nettles flied to
center; Piniella grounded out (third to first) [Chambliss to
second]; Dent lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 5TH: Smith walked; Cey made an out to right; Garvey
singled to right [Smith to third]; CLAY REPLACED GULLETT
(PITCHING); Baker singled to shortstop [Smith scored, Garvey to
second]; Lacy singled [Garvey scored, Baker to third]; Yeager
out on a sacrifice fly to center [Baker scored]; Sutton grounded
out (second to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers
8.

YANKEES 6TH: SMITH CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); BURKE
REPLACED LACY (PLAYING CF); ZEBER BATTED FOR CLAY; Zeber struck
out; Rivers made an out to center; Randolph doubled; Munson
popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 8.

DODGERS 6TH: TIDROW REPLACED ZEBER (PITCHING); Lopes grounded
out (pitcher to first); Russell singled; Smith homered [Russell
scored]; Cey made an out to left; Garvey grounded out (shortstop
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Dodgers 10.

YANKEES 7TH: Jackson singled to center; Chambliss singled to
right [Jackson to third]; Nettles doubled to left [Jackson
scored, Chambliss to third]; Piniella flied to right; Dent
grounded out (second to first) [Chambliss scored, Nettles to
third]; WHITE BATTED FOR TIDROW; White popped to shortstop; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 10.

DODGERS 7TH: HUNTER REPLACED WHITE (PITCHING); Baker singled to
left; Burke forced Baker (third to second); OATES BATTED FOR
YEAGER; Oates lined to center; Sutton struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 10.

YANKEES 8TH: OATES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Rivers made an
out to left; Randolph grounded out (third to first); Munson
homered; Jackson homered; Chambliss grounded out (second to
first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 4, Dodgers 10.

DODGERS 8TH: JOHNSON REPLACED MUNSON (PLAYING C ); Lopes
grounded out (third to first); Russell flied to left; Smith
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 4, Dodgers 10.

YANKEES 9TH: Nettles singled; Piniella flied to left; Dent
popped to catcher in foul territory; BLAIR BATTED FOR HUNTER;
Blair lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 4, Dodgers
10.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          4   9   2    5
 Dodgers         10  13   0    5

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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