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The 1942 World Series featured the defending champion New York Yankees against the St. Louis Cardinals, with the Cardinals winning the Series in five games for their first championship since 1934 and their fourth overall.

The Yankees won Game 1 despite a Cardinals rally but the Cardinals swept the rest.

Records: St Louis Cardinals (W: 106, L: 48, Pct: .688, GA: 2) - New York Yankees (W: 103, L: 51, Pct: .669, GA: 9)

Managers: Billy Southworth (St. Louis), Joe McCarthy (New York)

Umpires: George Magerkurth (NL), Bill Summers (AL), George Barr (NL), Cal Hubbard (AL)

SummaryEdit

NL St Louis Cardinals (4) vs. AL New York Yankees (1)

GameScoreDateLocationAttendance
1 Yankees – 7, Cardinals – 4 September 30Sportsman's Park 34,769
2 Yankees – 3, Cardinals – 4 October 1Sportsman's Park 34,255
3 Cardinals – 2, Yankees – 0 October 3Yankee Stadium 69,123
4 Cardinals – 9, Yankees – 6 October 4Yankee Stadium 69,902
5 Cardinals – 4, Yankees – 2 October 5Yankee Stadium 69,052

MatchupsEdit

Game 1Edit

September 30: Sportsman's Park, St. Louis, Missouri

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 000 110 032 7110
St. Louis (N) 000 000 004 474
W: Red Ruffing (1-0)   L: Mort Cooper (0-1)

Game 2Edit

October 1: Sportsman's Park, St. Louis, Missouri

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 000 000 030 3102
St. Louis (N) 200 000 11X 460
W: Johnny Beazley (1-0)   L: Tiny Bonham (0-1)
HR: NYYCharlie Keller (1)

Game 3Edit

October 3: Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis (N) 001 000 001 251
New York (A) 000 000 000 061
W: Ernie White (1-0)  L: Spud Chandler (0-1)

Game 4Edit

October 4: Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis (N) 000 600 201 9121
New York (A) 100 005 000 6101
W: Max Lanier (1-0)  L: Atley Donald (0-1)
HR: NYYCharlie Keller (2)

Game 5Edit

October 5: Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis (N) 000 101 002 494
New York (A) 100 100 000 271
W: Johnny Beazley (2-0)  L: Red Ruffing (1-1)
HR: STLEnos Slaughter (1), Whitey Kurowski (1)   NYYPhil Rizzuto (1)

Composite BoxEdit

1942 World Series (4-1): St Louis Cardinals (N.L.) over New York Yankees (A.L.)

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St Louis Cardinals 201 701 318 233910
New York Yankees 200 215 062 18445
Total Attendance: 277,101   Average Attendance: 55,420
Winning Player’s Share: – $6,193   Losing Player’s Share – $3,352

TriviaEdit

Reference(s)Edit

Neft, David S., and Richard M. Cohen. The World Series. 1st ed. New York: St Martins, 1990. (Neft and Cohen 188-191)

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