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1961 World Series (4-1): New York Yankees (109-53) over Cincinnati Reds (93-61)


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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 4, 1961 at Yankee Stadium I (New York Yankees)

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

    PITCHERS: CIN - O'Toole, Brosnan (8)
              NYY - Ford

               WP - Whitey Ford
	       LP - Jim O'Toole
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CIN - none
              NYY - Howard, Skowron

  ATTENDANCE: 62,397

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 5, 1961 at Yankee Stadium I (New York Yankees)

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

    PITCHERS: CIN - Jay
              NYY - Terry, Arroyo (8)

               WP - Joey Jay
	       LP - Ralph Terry
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CIN - Coleman
              NYY - Berra

  ATTENDANCE: 63,083

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 7, 1961 at Crosley Field (Cincinnati Reds)

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

    PITCHERS: NYY - Stafford, Daley (7), Arroyo (8)
              CIN - Purkey

               WP - Luis Arroyo
	       LP - Bob Purkey
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Blanchard, Maris
              CIN - none

  ATTENDANCE: 32,589

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 8, 1961 at Crosley Field (Cincinnati Reds)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    1  1  2    3  0  0     7 11  0
    Cincinnati Reds              0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  5  1

    PITCHERS: NYY - Ford, Coates (6)
              CIN - O'Toole, Brosnan (6), Henry (9)

               WP - Whitey Ford
	       LP - Jim O'Toole
             SAVE - Jim Coates

   HOME RUNS: NYY - none
              CIN - none

  ATTENDANCE: 32,589

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 9, 1961 at Crosley Field (Cincinnati Reds)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             5  1  0    5  0  2    0  0  0    13 15  1
    Cincinnati Reds              0  0  3    0  2  0    0  0  0     5 11  3

    PITCHERS: NYY - Terry, Daley (3)
              CIN - Jay, Maloney (1), Johnson (2), Henry (3), Jones (4), Purkey (5), Brosnan (7), Hunt (9)

               WP - Bud Daley
	       LP - Joey Jay
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Blanchard, Lopez
              CIN - Post, Robinson

  ATTENDANCE: 32,589

Series MVP - Whitey Ford

Series Batting Stats

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
Luis Arroyo 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 65 25 2 7 0 0 0 .280 .640
Yogi Berra 4 11 2 3 0 0 1 3 5 1 .273 .500 .545 1.045 0 0 1 119 395 62 107 22 61 2 .271 .795
Johnny Blanchard 4 10 4 4 1 0 2 3 2 0 .400 .500 1.100 1.600 0 0 0 93 243 38 74 21 54 1 .305 .995
Clete Boyer 5 15 0 4 2 0 0 3 4 0 .267 .421 .400 .821 0 0 1 148 504 61 113 11 55 1 .224 .656
Jim Coates 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 43 35 1 1 0 0 0 .029 .110
Bud Daley 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 *39 63 4 8 0 3 0 .127 .310
Whitey Ford 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 39 96 11 17 0 10 0 .177 .454
Billy Gardner 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 *86 253 24 57 2 13 0 .225 .584
Elston Howard 5 20 5 5 3 0 1 1 2 3 .250 .318 .550 .868 0 0 0 129 446 64 155 21 77 0 .348 .936
Tony Kubek 5 22 3 5 0 0 0 1 1 4 .227 .261 .227 .488 0 0 0 153 617 84 170 8 46 1 .276 .701
Hector Lopez 4 9 3 3 0 1 1 7 2 3 .333 .455 .889 1.343 0 0 0 93 243 27 54 3 22 1 .222 .596
Mickey Mantle 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 153 514 131 163 54 128 12 .317 1.135
Roger Maris 5 19 4 2 1 0 1 2 4 6 .105 .261 .316 .577 0 0 0 161 590 132 159 61 141 0 .269 .993
Jack Reed 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 13 4 2 0 1 0 .154 .368
Bobby Richardson 5 23 2 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 .391 .391 .435 .826 1 1 0 162 662 80 173 3 49 9 .261 .610
Bill Skowron 5 17 3 6 0 0 1 5 3 4 .353 .450 .529 .979 0 0 0 150 561 77 150 28 89 0 .267 .790
Bill Stafford 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 36 67 5 12 0 3 0 .179 .464
Ralph Terry 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 31 66 3 15 0 5 0 .227 .493
Totals 58 165 27 42 8 1 7 26 24 25 .255 .347 .442 .790 1 1 163 5559 827 1461 240 28 .263 .771

Cincinnati Reds 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
Gus Bell 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 103 235 27 60 3 33 1 .255 .642
Don Blasingame 3 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .143 .143 .286 0 0 0 *126 451 60 100 1 21 4 .222 .574
Jim Brosnan 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 13 1 2 0 1 0 .154 .368
Leo Cardenas 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 74 198 23 61 5 24 1 .308 .838
Elio Chacon 4 12 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .308 .250 .558 0 0 0 61 132 26 35 2 5 1 .265 .745
Gordy Coleman 5 20 2 5 0 0 1 2 0 1 .250 .250 .400 .650 0 0 1 150 520 63 149 26 87 1 .287 .845
Johnny Edwards 3 11 1 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 .364 .364 .545 .909 0 0 0 52 145 14 27 2 14 1 .186 .541
Gene Freese 5 16 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 4 .063 .211 .125 .336 0 0 0 152 575 78 159 26 87 8 .277 .774
Dick Gernert 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 *46 68 5 20 1 8 0 .294 .712
Bill Henry 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Ken Hunt 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 39 0 7 0 3 0 .179 .450
Joey Jay 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 34 89 3 8 0 5 0 .090 .233
Darrell Johnson 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 *41 115 7 31 1 9 0 .270 .619
Ken Johnson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *21 26 1 6 0 5 0 .231 .500
Sherman Jones 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 11 0 2 0 0 0 .182 .432
Eddie Kasko 5 22 1 7 0 0 0 1 0 2 .318 .318 .318 .636 0 0 1 126 469 64 127 2 27 4 .271 .655
Jerry Lynch 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 96 181 33 57 13 50 2 .315 1.031
Jim Maloney 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 29 6 11 1 4 0 .379 .920
Jim O'Toole 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 39 93 7 16 0 6 0 .172 .389
Vada Pinson 5 22 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .091 .091 .136 .227 0 0 1 154 607 101 208 16 87 23 .343 .883
Wally Post 5 18 3 6 1 0 1 2 0 1 .333 .368 .556 .924 0 0 0 99 282 44 83 20 57 0 .294 .932
Bob Purkey 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 1 36 80 6 8 1 4 0 .100 .295
Frank Robinson 5 15 3 3 2 0 1 4 3 4 .200 .400 .533 .933 0 0 0 153 545 117 176 37 124 22 .323 1.015
Jerry Zimmerman 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 76 204 8 42 0 10 1 .206 .483
Totals 73 170 13 35 8 0 3 11 8 27 .206 .254 .306 .560 0 0 154 5243 710 1414 158 70 .270 .745

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
Luis Arroyo 2 0 2.25 1 0 0 0 4.0 4 2 1 2 3 1.500 65 0 2.19 15 5 29 119.0 83 49 87 1.109
Jim Coates 1 0 0.00 0 0 1 0 4.0 1 0 0 1 2 0.500 43 11 3.44 11 5 5 141.1 128 53 80 1.281
Bud Daley 2 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 7.0 5 2 0 0 3 0.714 *39 27 4.28 12 17 1 193.1 211 73 119 1.469
Whitey Ford 2 2 0.00 2 0 0 1 14.0 6 0 0 1 7 0.500 39 39 3.21 25 4 0 283.0 242 92 209 1.180
Bill Stafford 1 1 2.70 0 0 0 0 6.2 7 2 2 2 5 1.350 36 25 2.68 14 9 2 195.0 168 59 101 1.164
Ralph Terry 2 2 4.82 0 1 0 0 9.1 12 7 5 2 7 1.500 31 27 3.15 16 3 0 188.1 162 42 86 1.083
Totals 10 5 1.60 4 1 1 1 45.0 35 13 8 8 27 0.956 163 163 3.461 109 53 1451.0 1288 542 866 1.261

Cincinnati Reds 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
Jim Brosnan 3 0 7.50 0 0 0 0 6.0 9 5 5 4 5 2.167 53 0 3.04 10 4 16 80.0 77 18 40 1.188
Bill Henry 2 0 19.29 0 0 0 0 2.1 4 5 5 2 3 2.571 47 0 2.19 2 1 16 53.1 50 15 53 1.219
Ken Hunt 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 1.000 29 22 3.96 9 10 0 136.1 130 66 75 1.438
Joey Jay 2 2 5.59 1 1 0 1 9.2 8 6 6 6 6 1.448 34 34 3.53 21 10 0 247.1 217 92 157 1.249
Ken Johnson 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 *21 12 4.00 6 6 1 92.1 82 29 46 1.202
Sherman Jones 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 24 2 4.42 1 1 2 55.0 51 27 32 1.418
Jim Maloney 1 0 27.00 0 0 0 0 0.2 4 2 2 1 1 7.500 27 11 4.37 6 7 2 94.2 86 59 57 1.532
Jim O'Toole 2 2 3.00 0 2 0 0 12.0 11 4 4 7 4 1.500 39 35 3.10 19 9 2 252.2 229 93 178 1.274
Bob Purkey 2 1 1.64 0 1 0 1 11.0 6 5 2 3 5 0.818 36 34 3.73 16 12 1 246.1 245 51 116 1.202
Totals 15 5 4.91 1 4 0 2 44.0 42 27 24 24 25 1.500 154 154 3.784 93 61 1370.0 1300 500 829 1.314

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