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NYG
@NYY
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8
NYY
@NYG
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NYY
@NYG
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7
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Friday, October 8, 1937,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 37,385, Time of Game: 2:07
Yankees
5
at Giants
1
W: Monte Pearson (1-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  1  2   1  1  0   0  0  0    5  9  0
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  5  4
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frankie Crosetti SS 4 0 0 0 1 0 .077 .277 -0.016 0.87 0.077 -0.093 -0.8 1 7
Red Rolfe 3B 4 1 2 0 1 0 .231 .718 -0.061 0.94 0.040 -0.100 0.2 1 1 2·2B
Joe DiMaggio CF 5 0 1 0 0 1 .385 .769 -0.063 0.68 0.028 -0.091 -1.1 5 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 5 1 1 1 0 0 .222 .684 0.007 0.67 0.053 -0.046 -0.5 12 0
Bill Dickey C 5 1 1 1 0 0 .333 .885 0.079 0.55 0.121 -0.042 0.2 5 0 3B
George Selkirk RF 4 2 1 1 1 0 .333 .801 0.089 0.45 0.093 -0.004 1.1 0 0
Myril Hoag LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .250 .583 0.057 0.50 0.068 -0.011 1.3 0 0 SH
Tony Lazzeri 2B 2 0 1 1 2 1 .444 1.361 0.124 0.84 0.132 -0.007 1.3 3 3 2·IW
Monte Pearson P 3 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 -0.014 0.80 0.027 -0.041 -1.2 0 0 GDP
   Johnny Murphy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 5 9 4 6 3 .250 .718 0.202 0.70 0.639 -0.435 0.4 27 11
2B: R Rolfe 2 (2, 2 off H Schumacher).
3B: B Dickey (1, off H Schumacher).
SH: M Hoag (1, off H Schumacher).
IBB: T Lazzeri 2 (3, by H Schumacher, by C Melton).
TB: R Rolfe 4; B Dickey 3; M Hoag 2; G Selkirk; T Lazzeri; L Gehrig; J DiMaggio.
GIDP: M Pearson (1).
RBI: T Lazzeri (2); G Selkirk (6); L Gehrig (1); B Dickey (3).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 5 for 16.

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jo-Jo Moore LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .385 .846 -0.040 0.49 0.006 -0.046 -0.5 2 0
Dick Bartell SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .583 -0.051 0.49 0.000 -0.051 -0.8 3 2
Mel Ott 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .167 .333 -0.017 0.34 0.012 -0.029 -0.2 1 3
Jimmy Ripple RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .182 .432 -0.041 0.58 0.012 -0.053 -0.5 5 0
Johnny McCarthy 1B 3 0 1 1 1 0 .182 .523 0.024 0.47 0.051 -0.027 1.0 7 0 2B
Lou Chiozza CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .286 .661 0.003 0.53 0.040 -0.037 0.0 3 0
Harry Danning C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.103 0.95 0.000 -0.103 -1.6 5 0
Burgess Whitehead 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .633 -0.045 0.59 0.000 -0.045 -0.6 1 4
Hal Schumacher P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.010 0.39 0.000 -0.010 -0.1 0 1
   Wally Berger PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.008 0.31 0.000 -0.008 -0.2
   Cliff Melton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Sam Leslie PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 -0.009 0.36 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
   Don Brennan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 5 1 2 4 .156 .393 -0.297 0.54 0.121 -0.418 -3.6 27 10
2B: J McCarthy (1, off M Pearson).
TB: J McCarthy 2; J Moore; M Ott; L Chiozza; J Ripple.
RBI: J McCarthy (1).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Whitehead-D Bartell-J McCarthy.
E: J McCarthy 2 (2); L Chiozza (1); C Melton (1).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Monte Pearson, W (1-0) 8.2 5 1 1 2 4 0 1.04 33 72 0.249 0.50 2.9
Johnny Murphy, S (1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 3 0 0.048 1.78 0.8
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 2 4 0 1.00 34 72 3 0 0.297 0.54 3.6

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Hal Schumacher, L (0-1) 6 9 5 4 4 3 0 6.00 32 35 -0.222 0.89 -1.9
Cliff Melton 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3.00 8 0 0 0.015 0.17 1.0
Don Brennan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.004 0.05 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 5 4 6 3 0 4.00 43 35 0 0 -0.203 0.70 -0.4
Balks: None.
WP: H Schumacher (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: H Schumacher (1; T Lazzeri); C Melton (1; T Lazzeri).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Steve Basil, 1B - Bill Stewart, 2B - Red Ormsby, 3B - George Barr.
Time of Game: 2:07.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         New York Giants
1 Frankie Crosetti SS 1 Jo-Jo Moore LF
2 Red Rolfe 3B 2 Dick Bartell SS
3 Joe DiMaggio CF 3 Mel Ott 3B
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Jimmy Ripple RF
5 Bill Dickey C 5 Johnny McCarthy 1B
6 George Selkirk RF 6 Lou Chiozza CF
7 Myril Hoag LF 7 Harry Danning C
8 Tony Lazzeri 2B 8 Burgess Whitehead 2B
9 Monte Pearson P 9 Hal Schumacher P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 1 12- R NYY T. Lazzeri H. Schumacher 12% 66% Single to CF; Selkirk Scores; Hoag to 3B
t3 1-0 1 -2- R NYY B. Dickey H. Schumacher 12% 75% Triple to LF; Gehrig Scores
t2 1-0 1 123 O NYY F. Crosetti H. Schumacher -7% 62% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm; Lazzeri to 3B; Pearson to 2B
t2 1-0 2 123 O NYY R. Rolfe H. Schumacher -7% 56% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 1 --3 O NYY J. DiMaggio H. Schumacher -6% 49% Strikeout

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, Giants' Hal Schumacher facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYY F. Crosetti H. Schumacher 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O NYY R. Rolfe H. Schumacher -3% 50% Lineout: RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- NYY J. DiMaggio H. Schumacher 4% 54% Wild Pitch; Crosetti to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 O NYY J. DiMaggio H. Schumacher -6% 49% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --3 O NYY L. Gehrig H. Schumacher -4% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYG J. Moore M. Pearson 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYG D. Bartell M. Pearson 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYG M. Ott M. Pearson 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Hal Schumacher facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYY B. Dickey H. Schumacher -2% 48% Lineout: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- NYY G. Selkirk H. Schumacher 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- NYY M. Hoag H. Schumacher 4% 54% Single to LF; Selkirk to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- R NYY T. Lazzeri H. Schumacher 12% 66% Single to CF; Selkirk Scores; Hoag to 3B
t2 1-0 1 1-3 NYY M. Pearson H. Schumacher 3% 69% Walk; Lazzeri to 2B
t2 1-0 1 123 O NYY F. Crosetti H. Schumacher -7% 62% Groundout: 3B-C/Forceout at Hm; Lazzeri to 3B; Pearson to 2B
t2 1-0 2 123 O NYY R. Rolfe H. Schumacher -7% 56% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O NYG J. Ripple M. Pearson 3% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 0-1 1 --- O NYG J. McCarthy M. Pearson 2% 60% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 2 --- O NYG L. Chiozza M. Pearson 1% 61% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Hal Schumacher facing 3-4-5
t3 1-0 0 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio H. Schumacher -2% 59% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 --- NYY L. Gehrig H. Schumacher 4% 63% Single to RF; Gehrig to 2B/Adv on throw to 1B
t3 1-0 1 -2- R NYY B. Dickey H. Schumacher 12% 75% Triple to LF; Gehrig Scores
t3 2-0 1 --3 R NYY G. Selkirk H. Schumacher 4% 80% Single to RF; Dickey Scores
t3 3-0 1 1-- O NYY M. Hoag H. Schumacher -1% 79% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Selkirk to 2B
t3 3-0 2 -2- NYY T. Lazzeri H. Schumacher 1% 79% Intentional Walk
t3 3-0 2 12- O NYY M. Pearson H. Schumacher -3% 76% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 3, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 7-8-9
b3 0-3 0 --- O NYG H. Danning M. Pearson 2% 79% Popfly: 2B
b3 0-3 1 --- O NYG B. Whitehead M. Pearson 2% 80% Foul Flyball: 1B
b3 0-3 2 --- O NYG H. Schumacher M. Pearson 1% 81% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Giants 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Giants' Hal Schumacher facing 1-2-3
t4 3-0 0 --- O NYY F. Crosetti H. Schumacher -1% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 3-0 1 --- NYY R. Rolfe H. Schumacher 2% 83% Double to RF
t4 3-0 1 -2- NYY J. DiMaggio H. Schumacher 3% 85% Single; Rolfe to 3B
t4 3-0 1 1-3 RO NYY L. Gehrig H. Schumacher 1% 87% Flyball: LF; Rolfe Scores
t4 4-0 2 1-- O NYY B. Dickey H. Schumacher -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 1-2-3
b4 0-4 0 --- O NYG J. Moore M. Pearson 2% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-4 1 --- O NYG D. Bartell M. Pearson 1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-4 2 --- O NYG M. Ott M. Pearson 1% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Giants 0.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Giants' Hal Schumacher facing 6-7-8
t5 4-0 0 --- NYY G. Selkirk H. Schumacher 2% 92% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Selkirk to 2B/Adv on E3 (throw to 1B)
t5 4-0 0 -2- R NYY M. Hoag H. Schumacher 3% 94% Single to CF; Selkirk Scores/unER/Adv on E8
t5 5-0 0 1-- O NYY T. Lazzeri H. Schumacher -1% 94% Strikeout
t5 5-0 1 1-- O NYY M. Pearson H. Schumacher -0% 93% Groundout: P-1B; Hoag to 2B
t5 5-0 2 -2- O NYY F. Crosetti H. Schumacher -1% 92% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 3 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 4-5-6
b5 0-5 0 --- O NYG J. Ripple M. Pearson 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-5 1 --- O NYG J. McCarthy M. Pearson 1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-5 2 --- NYG L. Chiozza M. Pearson -1% 94% Single to 1B/Bunt
b5 0-5 2 1-- O NYG H. Danning M. Pearson 1% 95% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Giants 0.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-0, Giants' Hal Schumacher facing 2-3-4
t6 5-0 0 --- NYY R. Rolfe H. Schumacher 1% 96% Double to RF (Fly Ball to Short RF)
t6 5-0 0 -2- O NYY J. DiMaggio H. Schumacher -1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 5-0 1 -2- O NYY L. Gehrig H. Schumacher -1% 95% Popfly: 2B
t6 5-0 2 -2- O NYY B. Dickey H. Schumacher -1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 8-9-1
b6 0-5 0 --- O NYG B. Whitehead M. Pearson 1% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
Wally Berger pinch hits for Hal Schumacher (P) batting 9th
b6 0-5 1 --- O NYG W. Berger M. Pearson 1% 96% Strikeout
b6 0-5 2 --- NYG J. Moore M. Pearson -1% 96% Single to LF
b6 0-5 2 1-- O NYG D. Bartell M. Pearson 1% 97% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Giants 0.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-0, Giants' Cliff Melton facing 6-7-8
Cliff Melton replaces Wally Berger (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 5-0 0 --- O NYY G. Selkirk C. Melton -0% 97% Flyball: RF
t7 5-0 1 --- NYY M. Hoag C. Melton 1% 97% Reached on E1 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball); Hoag to 2B
t7 5-0 1 -2- NYY T. Lazzeri C. Melton 0% 97% Intentional Walk
t7 5-0 1 12- OO NYY M. Pearson C. Melton -1% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 3-4-5
b7 0-5 0 --- O NYG M. Ott M. Pearson 1% 97% Popfly: 2B
b7 0-5 1 --- NYG J. Ripple M. Pearson -1% 96% Single to RF
b7 0-5 1 1-- R NYG J. McCarthy M. Pearson -4% 92% Double to RF; Ripple Scores
b7 1-5 1 -2- O NYG L. Chiozza M. Pearson 2% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B; McCarthy to 3B
b7 1-5 2 --3 O NYG H. Danning M. Pearson 2% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Giants 1.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-1, Giants' Cliff Melton facing 1-2-3
t8 5-1 0 --- O NYY F. Crosetti C. Melton -0% 96% Lineout: CF
t8 5-1 1 --- NYY R. Rolfe C. Melton 0% 96% Walk
t8 5-1 1 1-- O NYY J. DiMaggio C. Melton -0% 96% Flyball: RF
t8 5-1 2 1-- O NYY L. Gehrig C. Melton -0% 96% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-5, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 8-9-1
b8 1-5 0 --- O NYG B. Whitehead M. Pearson 2% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
Sam Leslie pinch hits for Cliff Melton (P) batting 9th
b8 1-5 1 --- O NYG S. Leslie M. Pearson 1% 98% Foul Flyball: C
b8 1-5 2 --- O NYG J. Moore M. Pearson 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Giants 1.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-1, Giants' Don Brennan facing 5-6-7
Don Brennan replaces Sam Leslie (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-1 0 --- O NYY B. Dickey D. Brennan -0% 98% Lineout: RF
t9 5-1 1 --- O NYY G. Selkirk D. Brennan -0% 98% Foul Flyball: 3B
t9 5-1 2 --- O NYY M. Hoag D. Brennan -0% 98% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 1-5, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 2-3-4
b9 1-5 0 --- O NYG D. Bartell M. Pearson 1% 99% Flyball: CF
b9 1-5 1 --- NYG M. Ott M. Pearson -1% 98% Single to LF
b9 1-5 1 1-- O NYG J. Ripple M. Pearson 1% 99% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
b9 1-5 2 1-- NYG J. McCarthy M. Pearson -1% 99% Walk; Ripple to 2B
b9 1-5 2 12- NYG L. Chiozza M. Pearson -3% 95% Walk; Ripple to 3B; McCarthy to 2B
Johnny Murphy replaces Monte Pearson pitching and batting 9th
b9 1-5 2 123 O NYG H. Danning J. Murphy 5% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 5, Giants 1.

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