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1955 World Series (4-3): Brooklyn Dodgers (98-55) over New York Yankees (96-58)


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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, September 28, 1955 at Yankee Stadium I (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Brooklyn Dodgers             0  2  1    0  0  0    0  2  0     5 10  0
    New York Yankees             0  2  1    1  0  2    0  0  x     6  9  1

    PITCHERS: BRO - Newcombe, Bessent (6), Labine (8)
              NYY - Ford, Grim (9)

               WP - Whitey Ford
	       LP - Don Newcombe
             SAVE - Bob Grim

   HOME RUNS: BRO - Furillo, Snider
              NYY - Collins (2), Howard

  ATTENDANCE: 63,869

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, September 29, 1955 at Yankee Stadium I (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Brooklyn Dodgers             0  0  0    1  1  0    0  0  0     2  5  2
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    4  0  0    0  0  x     4  8  0

    PITCHERS: BRO - Loes, Bessent (4), Spooner (5), Labine (8)
              NYY - Byrne

               WP - Tommy Byrne
	       LP - Billy Loes
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BRO - none
              NYY - none

  ATTENDANCE: 64,707

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, September 30, 1955 at Ebbets Field (Brooklyn Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  2  0    0  0  0    1  0  0     3  7  0
    Brooklyn Dodgers             2  2  0    2  0  0    2  0  x     8 11  1

    PITCHERS: NYY - Turley, Morgan (2), Kucks (5), Sturdivant (7)
              BRO - Podres

               WP - Johnny Podres
	       LP - Bob Turley
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Mantle
              BRO - Campanella

  ATTENDANCE: 34,209

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 1, 1955 at Ebbets Field (Brooklyn Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             1  1  0    1  0  2    0  0  0     5  9  0
    Brooklyn Dodgers             0  0  1    3  3  0    1  0  x     8 14  0

    PITCHERS: NYY - Larsen, Kucks (5), Coleman (6), Morgan (7), Sturdivant (8)
              BRO - Erskine, Bessent (4), Labine (5)

               WP - Clem Labine
	       LP - Don Larsen
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - McDougald
              BRO - Campanella, Hodges, Snider

  ATTENDANCE: 36,242

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 2, 1955 at Ebbets Field (Brooklyn Dodgers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    1  0  0    1  1  0     3  6  0
    Brooklyn Dodgers             0  2  1    0  1  0    0  1  x     5  9  2

    PITCHERS: NYY - Grim, Turley (7)
              BRO - Craig, Labine (7)

               WP - Roger Craig
	       LP - Bob Grim
             SAVE - Clem Labine

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Berra, Cerv
              BRO - Amoros, Snider (2)

  ATTENDANCE: 36,796

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 3, 1955 at Yankee Stadium I (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Brooklyn Dodgers             0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0     1  4  1
    New York Yankees             5  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x     5  8  0

    PITCHERS: BRO - Spooner, Meyer (1), Roebuck (7)
              NYY - Ford

               WP - Whitey Ford
	       LP - Karl Spooner
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BRO - none
              NYY - Skowron

  ATTENDANCE: 64,022

Game 7 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 4, 1955 at Yankee Stadium I (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Brooklyn Dodgers             0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  0     2  5  0
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  8  1

    PITCHERS: BRO - Podres
              NYY - Byrne, Grim (6), Turley (8)

               WP - Johnny Podres
	       LP - Tommy Byrne
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BRO - none
              NYY - none

  ATTENDANCE: 62,465

Series MVP - Johnny Podres

Series Batting Stats

Brooklyn Dodgers Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Sandy Amoros 5 12 3 4 0 0 1 3 4 4 .333 .529 .583 1.113 0 0 0 119 388 59 96 10 51 10 .247 .749
Don Bessent 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 24 20 1 2 0 2 0 .100 .200
Roy Campanella 7 27 4 7 3 0 2 4 3 3 .259 .333 .593 .926 0 0 1 123 446 81 142 32 107 2 .318 .978
Roger Craig 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 21 26 2 2 0 0 0 .077 .188
Carl Erskine 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 42 74 12 15 1 11 0 .203 .481
Carl Furillo 7 27 4 8 1 0 1 3 3 5 .296 .387 .444 .832 0 0 0 140 523 83 164 26 95 4 .314 .891
Jim Gilliam 7 24 2 7 1 0 0 3 8 1 .292 .469 .333 .802 1 1 0 147 538 110 134 7 40 15 .249 .696
Don Hoak 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 .333 .600 .333 .933 0 0 0 94 279 50 67 5 19 9 .240 .712
Gil Hodges 7 24 2 7 0 0 1 5 3 2 .292 .357 .417 .774 0 1 0 150 546 75 158 27 102 2 .289 .877
Frank Kellert 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 39 80 12 26 4 19 0 .325 .960
Clem Labine 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 60 31 4 3 3 5 0 .097 .564
Billy Loes 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 22 44 2 4 0 0 1 .091 .240
Russ Meyer 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 18 27 1 1 0 2 0 .037 .146
Don Newcombe 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 57 117 18 42 7 23 1 .359 1.028
Johnny Podres 2 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 0 0 0 32 60 9 11 0 5 0 .183 .451
Pee Wee Reese 7 27 5 8 1 0 0 2 3 5 .296 .367 .333 .700 0 0 1 145 553 99 156 10 61 8 .282 .774
Jackie Robinson 6 22 5 4 1 1 0 1 2 1 .182 .250 .318 .568 1 0 2 105 317 51 81 8 36 12 .256 .740
Ed Roebuck 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 18 0 2 0 2 0 .111 .222
George Shuba 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 44 51 8 14 1 8 0 .275 .794
Duke Snider 7 25 5 8 1 0 4 7 2 6 .320 .370 .840 1.210 0 0 0 148 538 126 166 42 136 9 .309 1.046
Karl Spooner 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 28 3 8 0 4 0 .286 .798
Don Zimmer 4 9 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 5 .222 .333 .222 .556 0 0 2 88 280 38 67 15 50 5 .239 .731
Totals 81 223 31 58 8 1 9 30 33 38 .260 .358 .426 .784 2 2 154 5193 857 1406 201 79 .271 .804

New York Yankees Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Hank Bauer 6 14 1 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 .429 .429 .429 .857 0 1 0 139 492 97 137 20 53 8 .278 .821
Yogi Berra 7 24 5 10 1 0 1 2 3 1 .417 .500 .583 1.083 0 1 0 147 541 84 147 27 108 1 .272 .819
Tommy Byrne 3 6 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 45 78 6 16 1 6 0 .205 .555
Andy Carey 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 1.500 2.000 0 0 135 510 73 131 7 47 3 .257 .692
Tom Carroll 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 6 3 2 0 0 0 .333 .667
Bob Cerv 5 16 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 4 .125 .125 .313 .438 0 0 0 55 85 17 29 3 22 4 .341 .952
Jerry Coleman 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 43 96 12 22 0 8 0 .229 .602
Rip Coleman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10 2 2 0 0 0 .200 .533
Joe Collins 5 12 6 2 0 0 2 3 6 4 .167 .444 .667 1.111 1 0 0 105 278 40 65 13 45 0 .234 .753
Whitey Ford 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 39 86 9 14 1 7 0 .163 .455
Bob Grim 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 26 25 2 3 0 1 0 .120 .305
Elston Howard 7 26 3 5 0 0 1 3 1 8 .192 .222 .308 .530 0 0 0 97 279 33 81 10 43 0 .290 .812
Johnny Kucks 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 40 0 2 0 0 0 .050 .125
Don Larsen 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 21 41 4 6 2 7 0 .146 .539
Mickey Mantle 3 10 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 .200 .200 .500 .700 0 0 0 147 517 121 158 37 99 8 .306 1.042
Billy Martin 7 25 2 8 1 1 0 4 1 5 .320 .346 .440 .786 0 2 0 20 70 8 21 1 9 1 .300 .726
Gil McDougald 7 27 2 7 0 0 1 1 2 6 .259 .310 .370 .681 0 0 1 141 533 79 152 13 53 6 .285 .768
Tom Morgan 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40 18 2 4 0 0 0 .222 .500
Irv Noren 5 16 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .063 .118 .063 .180 0 0 0 132 371 49 94 8 59 5 .253 .706
Phil Rizzuto 7 15 2 4 0 0 0 1 5 1 .267 .450 .267 .717 2 0 0 81 143 19 37 1 9 7 .259 .691
Eddie Robinson 4 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 .667 .833 .667 1.500 0 0 0 88 173 25 36 16 42 0 .208 .849
Bill Skowron 5 12 2 4 2 0 1 3 0 1 .333 .333 .750 1.083 0 0 1 108 288 46 92 12 61 1 .319 .894
Tom Sturdivant 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 12 1 1 0 0 0 .083 .167
Bob Turley 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 36 82 7 11 0 7 0 .134 .383
Totals 94 222 26 55 4 2 8 25 22 39 .248 .321 .392 .713 3 4 154 5161 762 1342 175 55 .260 .758

Brooklyn Dodgers Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Don Bessent 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.1 3 0 0 1 1 1.200 24 2 2.70 8 1 3 63.1 51 21 29 1.137
Roger Craig 1 1 3.00 1 0 0 0 6.0 4 2 2 5 4 1.500 21 10 2.78 5 3 2 90.2 81 43 48 1.368
Carl Erskine 1 1 9.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 3 3 3 2 3 1.667 31 29 3.79 11 8 1 194.2 185 64 84 1.279
Clem Labine 4 0 2.89 1 0 1 0 9.1 6 3 3 2 2 0.857 60 8 3.24 13 5 11 144.1 121 55 67 1.219
Billy Loes 1 1 9.82 0 1 0 0 3.2 7 4 4 1 5 2.182 22 19 3.59 10 4 0 128.0 116 46 85 1.266
Russ Meyer 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 5.2 4 0 0 2 4 1.059 18 11 5.42 6 2 0 73.0 86 31 26 1.603
Don Newcombe 1 1 9.53 0 1 0 0 5.2 8 6 6 2 4 1.765 34 31 3.20 20 5 0 233.2 222 38 143 1.113
Johnny Podres 2 2 1.00 2 0 0 2 18.0 15 3 2 4 10 1.056 27 24 3.95 9 10 0 159.1 160 57 114 1.362
Ed Roebuck 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0.500 47 0 4.71 5 6 12 84.0 96 24 33 1.429
Karl Spooner 2 1 13.50 0 1 0 0 3.1 4 5 5 3 6 2.100 29 14 3.65 8 6 2 98.2 79 41 78 1.216
Totals 17 7 3.75 4 3 1 2 60.0 55 26 25 22 39 1.283 154 154 3.684 98 55 1378.0 1296 483 773 1.291

New York Yankees Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Tommy Byrne 2 2 1.88 1 1 0 1 14.1 8 4 3 8 8 1.116 27 22 3.15 16 5 2 160.0 137 87 76 1.400
Rip Coleman 1 0 9.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 5 1 1 0 1 5.000 10 6 5.28 2 1 1 29.0 40 16 15 1.931
Whitey Ford 2 2 2.12 2 0 0 1 17.0 13 6 4 8 10 1.235 39 33 2.63 18 7 2 253.2 188 113 137 1.187
Bob Grim 3 1 4.15 0 1 1 0 8.2 8 4 4 5 8 1.500 26 11 4.19 7 5 4 92.1 81 42 63 1.332
Johnny Kucks 2 0 6.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 4 2 2 1 1 1.667 29 13 3.41 8 7 0 126.2 122 44 49 1.311
Don Larsen 1 1 11.25 0 1 0 0 4.0 5 5 5 2 2 1.750 19 13 3.06 9 2 2 97.0 81 51 44 1.361
Tom Morgan 2 0 4.91 0 0 0 0 3.2 3 2 2 3 1 1.636 40 1 3.25 7 3 10 72.0 72 24 17 1.333
Tom Sturdivant 2 0 6.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 5 2 2 2 0 2.333 33 1 3.16 1 3 0 68.1 48 42 48 1.317
Bob Turley 3 1 8.44 0 1 0 0 5.1 7 5 5 4 7 2.063 36 34 3.06 17 13 1 246.2 168 177 210 1.399
Totals 18 7 4.20 3 4 1 2 60.0 58 31 28 33 38 1.517 154 154 3.233 96 58 1372.1 1163 688 731 1.349

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