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"The more self-centered and egotistical a guy is, the better ballplayer he's going to be. You take a team with twenty-five assholes and I'll show you a pennant. I'll show you the New York Yankees."
--Bill 'Spaceman' Lee, Boston Red Sox pitcher

 
New York Yankees 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 4

New York Yankees 8, Los Angeles Dodgers 4

Day

World Series Game Played on Tuesday, October 18, 1977 (N) at Yankee Stadium

LA  N    2  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   4  9  0
NY  A    0  2  0    3  2  0    0  1  x  -   8  8  1
BATTING
Los Angeles Dodgers   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopes 2b               4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Russell ss             3   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
Smith rf               4   2   1   1       0   0       1   0
Cey 3b                 3   1   1   0       1   2       0   1
Garvey 1b              4   1   2   2       0   0      13   0
Baker lf               4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Monday cf              4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Yeager c               3   0   1   0       0   1       4   2
  Davalillo ph         1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Hooton p               2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sosa p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rau p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Goodson ph           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hough p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lacy ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                34   4   9   4       2   6      24  11
BATTING - 
3B: Garvey (1,off Torrez).
HR: Smith (3,3rd inning off Torrez 0 on, 2 out).
Team LOB: 5.
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rivers cf              4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Randolph 2b            4   1   0   0       0   0       2   3
Munson c               4   1   1   0       0   1       6   0
Jackson rf             3   4   3   5       1   0       5   0
Chambliss 1b           4   2   2   2       0   0       9   1
Nettles 3b             4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Piniella lf            3   0   0   1       0   0       2   1
Dent ss                2   0   0   0       1   0       1   4
Torrez p               3   0   0   0       0   2       1   2
Totals                31   8   8   8       2   5      27  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
E: Dent (1).
PB: Munson (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Chambliss (2,off Sosa).
HR: Chambliss (1,2nd inning off Hooton 1 on, 0 out); Jackson 3 (5,4th inning
off Hooton 1 on, 0 out,5th inning off Sosa 1 on, 2 out,8th inning off Hough
0 on, 0 out).
SF: Piniella (1,off Sosa).
Team LOB: 2.
PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Hooton L(1-1)          3     3   4   4   1   1   2
Sosa                   1.2   3   3   3   1   0   1
Rau                    1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0
Hough                  2     2   1   1   0   3   1
Totals                 8     8   8   8   2   5   4
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Torrez W(2-0)          9     9   4   2   2   6   1

Umpires: John McSherry (NL), Nestor Chylak (AL), Ed Sudol (NL), Larry McCoy (AL), Jim Evans (AL), Jerry Dale (NL)
Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance: 56407
Starting Lineups:

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

DODGERS 1ST: Lopes grounded out (shortstop to first); Russell
grounded out (second to first); Smith reached on an error by
Dent [Smith to first]; Munson allowed a passed ball [Smith to
second]; Cey walked; Garvey tripled to left [Smith scored
(unearned), Cey scored (unearned)]; Baker was called out on
strikes; 2 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Rivers flied to left; Randolph grounded out
(shortstop to first); Munson grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Yankees 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Monday grounded out (first unassisted); Yeager
struck out; Hooton flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 2, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Jackson walked; Chambliss homered [Jackson scored];
Nettles grounded out (first unassisted); Piniella flied to
right; Dent grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Dodgers 2, Yankees 2.

DODGERS 3RD: Lopes grounded out (pitcher to first); Russell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Smith homered; Cey singled to
third; Garvey flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3,
Yankees 2.

YANKEES 3RD: Torrez struck out; Rivers grounded out (second to
first); Randolph flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
3, Yankees 2.

DODGERS 4TH: Baker flied to right; Monday singled to left;
Yeager singled to left [Monday to third, Yeager out at second
(left to second)]; Hooton struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 4TH: Munson singled to left; Jackson homered [Munson
scored]; SOSA REPLACED HOOTON (PITCHING); Chambliss doubled;
Nettles grounded out (second to first) [Chambliss to third];
Piniella hit a sacrifice fly to left [Chambliss scored]; Dent
walked; Torrez grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 5TH: Lopes flied to left; Russell walked; Smith grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Russell out
at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 5TH: Rivers singled to center; Randolph forced Rivers
(catcher to shortstop); Munson lined to center; Jackson homered
[Randolph scored]; RAU REPLACED SOSA (PITCHING); Chambliss
grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
3, Yankees 7.

DODGERS 6TH: Cey struck out; Garvey flied to right; Baker made
an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Yankees 7.

YANKEES 6TH: Nettles struck out; Piniella flied to center; Dent
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 3, Yankees 7.

DODGERS 7TH: Monday grounded out (second to first); Yeager
grounded out (pitcher to first); GOODSON BATTED FOR RAU; Goodson
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Yankees 7.

YANKEES 7TH: HOUGH REPLACED GOODSON (PITCHING); Torrez struck
out; Rivers singled to right; Randolph grounded out (third to
first) [Rivers to second]; Munson struck out (catcher to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Yankees 7.

DODGERS 8TH: Lopes singled to center; Russell lined to right;
Smith grounded into a double play (first to shortstop to first)
[Lopes out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Yankees
7.

YANKEES 8TH: Jackson homered; Chambliss grounded out (second to
first); Nettles was called out on strikes; Piniella popped to
first in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 3,
Yankees 8.

DODGERS 9TH: Cey was called out on strikes; Garvey singled to
shortstop; Baker singled to left [Garvey to second]; Monday
flied to right [Garvey to third]; DAVALILLO BATTED FOR YEAGER;
Davalillo singled to third [Garvey scored, Baker to second];
LACY BATTED FOR HOUGH; Lacy made an out to pitcher; 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Dodgers 4, Yankees 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Dodgers          4   9   0    5
 Yankees          8   8   1    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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