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|Dates:||October 1–October 7|
|TV announcers:||Mel Allen and Red Barber.|
|Radio announcers:||Al Helfer, Jack Brickhouse and Bill Corum.|
|Umpires:||Babe Pinelli (NL), Art Passarella (AL), Larry Goetz (NL), Bill McKinley (AL), Dusty Boggess (NL: outfield only), Jim Honochick (AL: outfield only)|
|Future Hall of Famers:|| Yankees: Casey Stengel (mgr.), Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, Johnny Mize, Phil Rizutto.|
Dodgers: Roy Campanella, Pee Wee Reese, Jackie Robinson, Duke Snider.
| World Series
The 1952 World Series featured the three-time defending champion New York Yankees beating the Brooklyn Dodgers in seven games. The Yankees won their fourth straight title – tying the mark they set between 1936 and 1939 under manager Joe McCarthy, and Casey Stengel became the second manager in Major League history with four (4) consecutive championships. The Yankees made in 5 in a row in 1953 and subsequent team has had as many as 4 in row. It was the 15th championship in the Yankees' history, and the third defeat of the Dodgers in six years.
Duke Snider became the 1st National League player and only the 3rd player overall to hit 4 home runs in one World Series. Babe Ruth did it in 1926 (also in a losing cause) and Lou Gehrig in 1928. Snider again hit 4 home runs in the 1955 World Series (won by Brooklyn) to become the only player ever to turn the trick twice. Gene Woodling, in Game 1, became the first player in World Series history to record a "pinch-hit triple."
In Game 7, the Yankees' second baseman Billy Martin made a game-saving catch on a pop fly hit by Jackie Robinson in 7th inning. Also, the home run hit by Mickey Mantle during the eighth inning of Game 6 was significant because it was the first of his record eighteen (18) career World Series home runs.
|1||New York Yankees - 2, Brooklyn Dodgers - 4||October 1||Ebbets Field||34,861|
|2||New York Yankees - 7, Brooklyn Dodgers - 1||October 2||Ebbets Field||33,792|
|3||Brooklyn Dodgers - 5, New York Yankees - 3||October 3||Yankee Stadium||66,698|
|4||Brooklyn Dodgers - 0, New York Yankees - 2||October 4||Yankee Stadium||71,787|
|5||Brooklyn Dodgers - 6, New York Yankees - 5 (11 innings)||October 5||Yankee Stadium||70,536|
|6||New York Yankees - 3, Brooklyn Dodgers - 2||October 6||Ebbets Field||30,037|
|7||New York Yankees - 4, Brooklyn Dodgers - 2||October 7||Ebbets Field||33,195|
HRs: NYY – Gil McDougald (1) BRO – Pee Wee Reese (1), Duke Snider (1), Jackie Robinson (1)
HRs: NYY – Billy Martin (1)
HRs: NYY – Yogi Berra (1), Johnny Mize (1)
HRs: NYY – Johnny Mize (2)
HRs: BRO – Duke Snider (2) NYY – Johnny Mize (3)
HRs: NYY – Mickey Mantle (1), Yogi Berra (2) BRO – Duke Snider 2 (4)
HRs: NYY – Mickey Mantle (2), Gene Woodling (1)
|New York Yankees||0||1||1||3||7||6||3||4||1||0||0||26||50||10|
<tr><td style="text-align:left;" colspan="15">Total Attendance: 340,906 Average Attendance: 48,701</td></tr> <tr><td style="text-align:left;" colspan="15">Winning Player’s Share: – $5,983 Losing Player’s Share – $4,201</td></tr>
Boom. Look out, look out...you needn't look anymore.—Red Barber, after Duke Snider hit himself on the right-field wall at Ebbets Field in Game Seven.
It's a high pop-up...Who's going to get it? Here comes Billy Martin digging hard...and he makes the catch at the last second! How about that!—Mel Allen, describing Billy Martin's Game Seven catch.
- ↑ 1952 World Series Game 1 - New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers. Retrosheet. Retrieved on 2008-06-01.
- ↑ 1952 World Series Game 2 - New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers. Retrosheet. Retrieved on 2008-06-01.
- ↑ 1952 World Series Game 3 - Brooklyn Dodgers vs. New York Yankees. Retrosheet. Retrieved on 2008-06-01.
- ↑ 1952 World Series Game 4 - Brooklyn Dodgers vs. New York Yankees. Retrosheet. Retrieved on 2008-06-01.
- ↑ 1952 World Series Game 5 - Brooklyn Dodgers vs. New York Yankees. Retrosheet. Retrieved on 2008-06-01.
- ↑ 1952 World Series Game 6 - New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers. Retrosheet. Retrieved on 2008-06-01.
- ↑ 1952 World Series Game 7 - New York Yankees vs. Brooklyn Dodgers. Retrosheet. Retrieved on 2008-06-01.
- Neft, David S., and Richard M. Cohen. The World Series. 1st ed. New York: St Martins, 1990. (Neft and Cohen 240-244)
- Reichler, Joseph, ed. (1982). The Baseball Encyclopedia (5th ed.), p. 2160. MacMillian Publishing. ISBN 0-02-579010-2.
- Forman, Sean L.. 1952 World Series. Baseball-Reference.com - Major League Statistics and Information.. Retrieved on 2007-12-09.
- 1952 World Series at Baseball-Reference.com
- 1952 World Series at WorldSeries.com (MLB.com)
- 1952 World Series at Baseball-Almanac.com
- 1952 World Series box scores and play-by-play at Retrosheet.org
- Audio - Billy Martin Describe's his Catch in the Series
|Modern Major League Baseball World Series|