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New York Giants 4, Philadelphia Athletics 3

New York Giants 4, Philadelphia Athletics 3

Day

World Series Game Played on Wednesday, October 25, 1911 (D) at Polo Grounds

PHI A    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   3  7  1
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  2    1  -   4  9  2
BATTING
Philadelphia Athletics AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lord lf                5   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Oldring cf             5   1   2   3       0   0       0   0
Collins 2b             3   0   0   0       1   0       2   1
Baker 3b               4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Murphy rf              4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Davis 1b               4   0   0   0       0   1       7   2
Barry ss               4   0   1   0       0   0       2   5
Lapp c                 4   1   1   0       0   1      10   2
Coombs p               4   1   2   0       0   0       1   1
  Strunk pr            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Plank p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                37   3   7   3       1   4      29  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Collins (3).
BATTING - 
HR: Oldring (1,3rd inning off Marquard 2 on, 2 out).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Collins (2,2nd base off Marquard/Meyers); Barry (2,2nd base off Ames/Meyers).
CS: Murphy (2,2nd base by Marquard/Meyers); Barry (1,2nd base by Crandall/Meyers).
New York Giants       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Devore lf              5   0   1   1       0   1       3   0
Doyle 2b               5   1   4   0       0   0       3   3
Snodgrass cf           4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Murray rf              5   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Merkle 1b              2   1   0   1       1   1      12   0
Herzog 3b              4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Fletcher ss            4   1   1   0       0   1       4   4
Meyers c               3   0   1   1       0   1       5   3
Marquard p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Becker ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ames p               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Crandall ph,p        1   1   1   1       1   0       0   2
Totals                35   4   9   4       2   9      30  15
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Doyle (1), Fletcher (4).
BATTING - 
2B: Doyle 2 (2,off Coombs,off Plank); Fletcher (1,off Coombs); Crandall (1,off
Coombs).
SH: Snodgrass (1,off Coombs).
SF: Meyers (1,off Coombs); Merkle (1,off Plank).
HBP: Merkle (1,by Coombs).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Herzog (1,2nd base off Coombs/Lapp); Doyle (2,2nd base off Coombs/Lapp).
CS: Meyers (1,2nd base by Coombs/Lapp); Devore (2,2nd base by Coombs/Lapp).
PITCHING
Philadelphia Athletics IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Coombs                 9     8   3   2   2   9   0
Plank L(1-1)           0.2   1   1   1   0   0   0
Totals                 9.2   9   4   3   2   9   0
New York Giants       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Marquard               3     3   3   0   1   2   1
Ames                   4     2   0   0   0   2   0
Crandall W(1-0)        3     2   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                10     7   3   0   1   4   1
WP: Crandall (1).
HBP: Coombs (1,Merkle).
Umpires: Bill Klem (NL), Bill Dineen (AL), Tommy Connolly (AL), Bill Brennan (NL)
Time of Game: 2:33   Attendance: 33228
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. Lapp                c         Meyers              c
9. Coombs              p         Marquard            p

ATHLETICS 1ST: Lord made an out to left; Oldring grounded out
(second to first); Collins made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Devore grounded out (shortstop to first); Doyle
popped to third in foul territory; Snodgrass grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Giants 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Baker struck out; Murphy singled to left; Davis
struck out while Murphy was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Murray struck out; Merkle struck out; Herzog singled
to left; Herzog stole second; Fletcher struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Giants 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Barry grounded out (third to first); Lapp singled
to center; Coombs reached on an error by Doyle [Lapp to second,
Coombs to first (error by Doyle; assist by Herzog)]; Lord popped
to second; Oldring homered (unearned) [Lapp scored (unearned),
Coombs scored (unearned)]; Collins walked; Collins stole second;
Baker grounded out (first unassisted); 3 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Athletics 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Meyers singled to left; BECKER BATTED FOR MARQUARD;
Becker lined to shortstop; Devore struck out while Meyers was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 3, Giants 0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: AMES REPLACED BECKER (PITCHING); Murphy popped to
catcher in foul territory; Davis grounded out (first
unassisted); Barry grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Doyle doubled to left; Snodgrass struck out; Murray
struck out; Merkle was hit by a pitch; Herzog popped to catcher
in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 3, Giants 0.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Lapp grounded out (second to first); Coombs
singled to left; Lord forced Coombs (shortstop to second);
Oldring grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Athletics 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Fletcher made an out to left; Meyers struck out;
Ames struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Giants 0.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Collins popped to first in foul territory; Baker
grounded out (second to first); Murphy struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Devore grounded out (second to first); Doyle singled
to right; Doyle stole second; Snodgrass made an out to right;
Murray lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3, Giants
0.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Davis grounded out (shortstop to first); Barry
singled to right; Barry stole second; Lapp struck out; Coombs
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3, Giants
0.

GIANTS 7TH: Merkle walked; Herzog reached on an error by Collins
[Merkle to second, Herzog to first (error by Collins; assist by
Barry)]; Fletcher forced Herzog (first to shortstop) [Merkle to
third]; Meyers hit a sacrifice fly to right [Merkle scored
(unearned)]; CRANDALL BATTED FOR AMES; Crandall walked [Fletcher
to second]; Devore grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 0 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 3, Giants 1.

ATHLETICS 8TH: CRANDALL STAYED IN GAME (PITCHING); Lord made an
out to center; Oldring singled; Crandall threw a wild pitch
[Oldring to second]; Collins made an out to left; Baker popped
to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3,
Giants 1.

GIANTS 8TH: Doyle singled to right; Snodgrass out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to first) [Doyle to second]; Murray struck out;
Merkle grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Athletics 3, Giants 1.

ATHLETICS 9TH: Murphy reached on an error by Fletcher [Murphy to
first]; Davis forced Murphy (pitcher to shortstop); Barry forced
Davis (third to shortstop); Barry was caught stealing second
(catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3,
Giants 1.

GIANTS 9TH: Herzog grounded out (shortstop to first); Fletcher
doubled to left; Meyers grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Fletcher to third]; Crandall doubled to center [Fletcher
scored]; Devore singled to left [Crandall scored]; Devore was
caught stealing second (catcher to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 3, Giants 3.

ATHLETICS 10TH: Lapp grounded out (pitcher to first); Coombs
singled; STRUNK RAN FOR COOMBS; Lord made an out to left;
Oldring grounded out (catcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Athletics 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 10TH: PLANK REPLACED STRUNK (PITCHING); Doyle doubled to
left; Snodgrass reached on a fielder's choice [Doyle to third];
Murray flied to right; Merkle out on a sacrifice fly to right
[Doyle scored]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3, Giants 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Athletics        3   7   1    5
 Giants           4   9   2    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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