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Series
Results
CIN
@NYY
0
2
CIN
@NYY
6
2
NYY
@CIN
3
2
NYY
@CIN
7
0
NYY
@CIN
13
5
Saturday, October 7, 1961,
, Crosley Field
Attendance: 32,589, Time of Game: 2:15
Yankees
3
at Reds
2
W: Luis Arroyo (1-0)
L: Bob Purkey (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  0   1  1  1    3  6  1
Reds            0  0  1   0  0  0   1  0  0    2  8  0
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Richardson 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .417 .417 .417 .833 0.001 0.96 0.052 -0.052 -0.2 2 2 SB
Tony Kubek SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .182 .250 .182 .432 -0.022 1.71 0.101 -0.123 -0.2 0 1
Roger Maris RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .091 .167 .364 .530 0.239 1.58 0.335 -0.096 0.4 2 0 HR
Mickey Mantle CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.122 1.13 0.000 -0.122 -1.0 1 0
   Jack Reed CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Yogi Berra LF 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .333 .500 .667 1.167 0.158 1.17 0.204 -0.045 0.8 2 0
Elston Howard C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .182 .250 .545 .795 -0.023 0.99 0.058 -0.081 -0.2 10 0 2B
Bill Skowron 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .111 .273 .444 .717 -0.175 1.58 0.000 -0.175 -1.2 9 1
Clete Boyer 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .125 .300 .125 .425 -0.102 1.34 0.000 -0.102 -0.6 0 3
Bill Stafford P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.044 0.88 0.000 -0.044 -0.3 1 0
   Bud Daley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Johnny Blanchard PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .167 .167 .667 .833 0.257 1.04 0.257 0.000 1.0 HR
   Luis Arroyo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 32 3 6 3 1 3 33 .188 .212 .406 .618 0.167 1.27 1.007 -0.840 -1.6 27 8
2B: E Howard (1, off B Purkey).
HR: J Blanchard (1, off B Purkey, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF); R Maris (1, off B Purkey, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
TB: J Blanchard 4; R Maris 4; E Howard 2; T Kubek; B Richardson; Y Berra.
RBI: Y Berra (3); R Maris (1); J Blanchard (1).
2-out RBI: J Blanchard; Y Berra.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
E: B Stafford (1).
Baserunning
SB: B Richardson (1, 2nd base off B Purkey/J Edwards).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Elio Chacon 2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .286 .375 .286 .661 0.029 0.83 0.067 -0.038 0.2 2 1
   Jerry Lynch PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.011 2.24 0.011 0.000 0.1 IW
   Don Blasingame PR-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gus Bell PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.145 5.07 0.000 -0.145 -0.3
Eddie Kasko SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .308 .308 .308 .615 0.174 1.32 0.232 -0.058 0.7 3 1
Vada Pinson CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .077 .077 .154 .231 -0.120 1.20 0.000 -0.120 -1.3 4 0
Frank Robinson RF 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .100 .250 .200 .450 0.028 1.19 0.112 -0.085 0.3 1 0 2B
Gordy Coleman 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .333 .333 .583 .917 -0.018 0.96 0.049 -0.067 0.0 6 3
Wally Post LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .273 .273 .364 .636 -0.106 1.04 0.000 -0.106 -0.9 2 0
Gene Freese 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .000 .273 .000 .273 -0.108 1.71 0.037 -0.144 -0.3 2 0
Johnny Edwards C 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .429 .429 .714 1.143 0.034 1.19 0.074 -0.040 -0.0 3 0 2B
   Leo Cardenas PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0.170 2.67 0.170 0.000 0.4 2B
Bob Purkey P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.143 1.68 0.000 -0.143 -1.2 4 2
   Dick Gernert PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.139 4.91 0.000 -0.139 -0.4
Team Totals 35 2 8 2 2 7 37 .229 .270 .314 .585 -0.333 1.50 0.752 -1.085 -2.6 27 7
2B: F Robinson (1, off B Stafford); J Edwards (2, off B Stafford); L Cardenas (1, off L Arroyo).
IBB: J Lynch (1, by B Stafford).
TB: L Cardenas 2; G Coleman 2; J Edwards 2; F Robinson 2; E Kasko 2; E Chacon.
RBI: E Kasko (1); F Robinson (1).
2-out RBI: F Robinson; E Kasko.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Kasko.
PB: J Edwards (1).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Stafford 6.2 7 2 2 2 5 0 2.70 29 55 -0.017 1.17 1.1
Bud Daley 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 2 0 0.037 1.44 0.4
Luis Arroyo, W (1-0) 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.25 7 0 0 0.313 2.91 1.0
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 2 7 0 2.00 37 55 2 0 0.333 1.50 2.6

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Purkey, L (0-1) 9 6 3 2 1 3 2 2.00 33 67 -0.166 1.27 1.6
Team Totals 9 6 3 2 1 3 2 2.00 33 67 -0.166 1.27 1.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Stafford (1; J Lynch).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Ed Runge, 3B - Jocko Conlan, LF - Shag Crawford, RF - Bob Stewart.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: 32,589.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Cincinnati Reds
1 Bobby Richardson 2B 1 Elio Chacon 2B
2 Tony Kubek SS 2 Eddie Kasko SS
3 Roger Maris RF 3 Vada Pinson CF
4 Mickey Mantle CF 4 Frank Robinson RF
5 Yogi Berra LF 5 Gordy Coleman 1B
6 Elston Howard C 6 Wally Post LF
7 Bill Skowron 1B 7 Gene Freese 3B
8 Clete Boyer 3B 8 Johnny Edwards C
9 Bill Stafford P 9 Bob Purkey P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 2-2 0 --- R NYY R. Maris B. Purkey 33% 83% Home Run (Deep RF)
t8 1-2 2 --- R NYY J. Blanchard B. Purkey 26% 42% Home Run (Deep RF)
b7 1-1 2 12- R CIN E. Kasko B. Stafford -21% 22% Single to LF; Edwards Scores; Blasingame to 2B
t7 0-1 2 -2- R NYY Y. Berra B. Purkey 18% 45% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Kubek Scores/unER
b9 2-3 1 --- CIN L. Cardenas L. Arroyo -17% 72% Double

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Bob Purkey facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY B. Richardson B. Purkey -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY T. Kubek B. Purkey -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYY R. Maris B. Purkey -1% 45% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Bill Stafford facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CIN E. Chacon B. Stafford 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- CIN E. Kasko B. Stafford -2% 45% Single to CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CIN V. Pinson B. Stafford 3% 48% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CIN F. Robinson B. Stafford 2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Reds 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Bob Purkey facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYY M. Mantle B. Purkey -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- NYY Y. Berra B. Purkey 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- O NYY E. Howard B. Purkey -3% 47% Popfly: 2B
t2 0-0 2 1-- O NYY B. Skowron B. Purkey -2% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Bill Stafford facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- CIN G. Coleman B. Stafford -4% 41% Single
b2 0-0 0 1-- O CIN W. Post B. Stafford 3% 45% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 1-- CIN G. Freese B. Stafford -4% 41% Walk; Coleman to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- O CIN J. Edwards B. Stafford 3% 44% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Coleman to 3B; Freese to 2B
b2 0-0 2 -23 O CIN B. Purkey B. Stafford 6% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Reds 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Bob Purkey facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYY C. Boyer B. Purkey -3% 47% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O NYY B. Stafford B. Purkey -2% 46% Lineout: P
t3 0-0 2 --- O NYY B. Richardson B. Purkey -1% 44% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Bill Stafford facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- CIN E. Chacon B. Stafford -7% 38% Single to P/Bunt; Chacon to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw to 1B)
b3 0-0 0 -2- O CIN E. Kasko B. Stafford 5% 42% Foul Flyball: 1B
b3 0-0 1 -2- O CIN V. Pinson B. Stafford 3% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B; Chacon to 3B
b3 0-0 2 --3 R CIN F. Robinson B. Stafford -11% 35% Double to LF; Chacon Scores
b3 1-0 2 -2- O CIN G. Coleman B. Stafford 3% 38% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Bob Purkey facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- O NYY T. Kubek B. Purkey -3% 35% Flyball: LF
t4 0-1 1 --- O NYY R. Maris B. Purkey -2% 33% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-1 2 --- O NYY M. Mantle B. Purkey -1% 31% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Bill Stafford facing 6-7-8
b4 1-0 0 --- O CIN W. Post B. Stafford 2% 34% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- O CIN G. Freese B. Stafford 2% 35% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b4 1-0 2 --- O CIN J. Edwards B. Stafford 1% 36% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Bob Purkey facing 5-6-7
t5 0-1 0 --- O NYY Y. Berra B. Purkey -3% 33% Strikeout
t5 0-1 1 --- NYY E. Howard B. Purkey 6% 39% Double to CF
t5 0-1 1 -2- OO NYY B. Skowron B. Purkey -10% 29% Line Drive Double Play: SS unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Bill Stafford facing 9-1-2
b5 1-0 0 --- O CIN B. Purkey B. Stafford 2% 31% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-0 1 --- O CIN E. Chacon B. Stafford 2% 33% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-0 2 --- O CIN E. Kasko B. Stafford 1% 34% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Bob Purkey facing 8-9-1
t6 0-1 0 --- O NYY C. Boyer B. Purkey -4% 30% Popfly: SS
t6 0-1 1 --- O NYY B. Stafford B. Purkey -3% 28% Popfly: 2B (Deep 1B)
t6 0-1 2 --- O NYY B. Richardson B. Purkey -2% 26% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Bill Stafford facing 3-4-5
b6 1-0 0 --- O CIN V. Pinson B. Stafford 2% 28% Foul Bunt Popfly: C
b6 1-0 1 --- O CIN F. Robinson B. Stafford 2% 30% Foul Flyball: C
b6 1-0 2 --- CIN G. Coleman B. Stafford -1% 28% Single to LF
b6 1-0 2 1-- O CIN W. Post B. Stafford 2% 31% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Bob Purkey facing 2-3-4
t7 0-1 0 --- NYY T. Kubek B. Purkey 7% 38% Single to CF
t7 0-1 0 1-- O NYY R. Maris B. Purkey -7% 31% Flyball: CF
t7 0-1 1 1-- NYY M. Mantle B. Purkey 3% 34% Passed Ball; Kubek to 2B
t7 0-1 1 -2- O NYY M. Mantle B. Purkey -7% 28% Strikeout
t7 0-1 2 -2- R NYY Y. Berra B. Purkey 18% 45% Single to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF); Kubek Scores/unER
t7 1-1 2 1-- O NYY E. Howard B. Purkey -4% 41% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Bill Stafford facing 7-8-9
b7 1-1 0 --- O CIN G. Freese B. Stafford 4% 45% Flyball: LF
b7 1-1 1 --- CIN J. Edwards B. Stafford -7% 38% Double to RF (Deep RF Line)
b7 1-1 1 -2- O CIN B. Purkey B. Stafford 6% 44% Strikeout
Jerry Lynch pinch hits for Elio Chacon (2B) batting 1st
b7 1-1 2 -2- CIN J. Lynch B. Stafford -1% 43% Intentional Walk
Don Blasingame pinch runs for Jerry Lynch (PH) batting 1st
b7 1-1 2 12- R CIN E. Kasko B. Stafford -21% 22% Single to LF; Edwards Scores; Blasingame to 2B
Bud Daley replaces Bill Stafford pitching and batting 9th
b7 2-1 2 12- O CIN V. Pinson B. Daley 4% 26% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Reds 2.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Reds' Bob Purkey facing 7-8-9
Don Blasingame moves from PR to 2B
t8 1-2 0 --- O NYY B. Skowron B. Purkey -6% 20% Groundout: P-1B
t8 1-2 1 --- O NYY C. Boyer B. Purkey -4% 16% Foul Flyball: 1B
Johnny Blanchard pinch hits for Bud Daley (P) batting 9th
t8 1-2 2 --- R NYY J. Blanchard B. Purkey 26% 42% Home Run (Deep RF)
t8 2-2 2 --- NYY B. Richardson B. Purkey 3% 44% Single to LF
t8 2-2 2 1-- NYY T. Kubek B. Purkey 3% 47% Richardson Steals 2B
t8 2-2 2 -2- O NYY T. Kubek B. Purkey -8% 39% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Tied 2-2, Yankees' Luis Arroyo facing 4-5-6
Luis Arroyo replaces Johnny Blanchard (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-2 0 --- O CIN F. Robinson L. Arroyo 5% 44% Strikeout
b8 2-2 1 --- O CIN G. Coleman L. Arroyo 4% 47% Foul Flyball: C
b8 2-2 2 --- O CIN W. Post L. Arroyo 3% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Reds 2.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Tied 2-2, Reds' Bob Purkey facing 3-4-5
t9 2-2 0 --- R NYY R. Maris B. Purkey 33% 83% Home Run (Deep RF)
t9 3-2 0 --- O NYY M. Mantle B. Purkey -2% 82% Strikeout
t9 3-2 1 --- O NYY Y. Berra B. Purkey -1% 80% Groundout: 1B-P
t9 3-2 2 --- O NYY E. Howard B. Purkey -1% 80% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 2-3, Yankees' Luis Arroyo facing 7-8-9
Jack Reed replaces Mickey Mantle playing CF batting 4th
b9 2-3 0 --- O CIN G. Freese L. Arroyo 9% 89% Strikeout
Leo Cardenas pinch hits for Johnny Edwards (C) batting 8th
b9 2-3 1 --- CIN L. Cardenas L. Arroyo -17% 72% Double
Dick Gernert pinch hits for Bob Purkey (P) batting 9th
b9 2-3 1 -2- O CIN D. Gernert L. Arroyo 14% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
Gus Bell pinch hits for Don Blasingame (2B) batting 1st
b9 2-3 2 -2- O CIN G. Bell L. Arroyo 14% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Reds 2.

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