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New York Giants 5, New York Highlanders 1

Game Played on Thursday, October 13, 1910 (D) at Polo Grounds IV

NY  A    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  2
NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  4  x  -   5 12  4
BATTING
New York Highlanders         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Daniels lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Hemphill rf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Chase 1b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       4   1
Knight ss                     4   1   1   0       0   1       4   1
LaPorte 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   2       1   1
Cree cf                       4   0   1   0       0   3       1   0
Sweeney c                     1   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
  Mitchell c                  3   0   2   0       0   0       8   3
Ford p                        4   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
Austin 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       36   1   8   0       0  14      24   9
FIELDING - 
E: Knight (1), Austin (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Cree (1,off Mathewson); Chase (1,off Mathewson).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Austin (1,2nd base off Mathewson/Meyers); LaPorte (1,2nd base off Mathewson/Meyers).
CS: Hemphill (1,2nd base by Mathewson/Meyers).
New York Giants              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Devore lf                     3   2   3   0       1   0       1   0
Doyle 2b                      3   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Snodgrass cf                  4   0   0   0       0   4       0   0
Murray rf                     4   0   1   1       0   1       3   1
Bridwell ss                   2   1   2   1       1   0       0   0
Devlin 3b                     3   0   1   2       0   1       0   2
Merkle 1b                     4   0   2   0       0   1       5   0
Meyers c                      4   0   1   1       0   0      15   1
Mathewson p                   4   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
Totals                       31   5  12   5       2   9      27   4
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Murray-Merkle.
E: Bridwell (1), Devlin (1), Merkle 2 (2).
BATTING - 
SH: Doyle (1,off Ford); Devlin (1,off Ford).
HBP: Bridwell (1,by Ford).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Devore 3 (3,2nd base off Ford/Sweeney,2nd base off Ford/Mitchell 2); Bridwell
(1,2nd base off Ford/Sweeney).
CS: Devore (1,3rd base by Ford/Sweeney); Merkle (1,2nd base by Ford/Mitchell);
Meyers (1,2nd base by Ford/Mitchell); Murray (1,2nd base by Ford/Mitchell).
PITCHING
New York Highlanders         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ford L(0-1)                   8    12   5   1   2   9   0  36
HBP: Ford (1,Bridwell).
New York Giants              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mathewson W(1-0)              9     8   1   0   0  14   0  36
Umpires: HP - Bill Klem, 1B - Billy Evans
Time of Game: 2:13   
Starting Lineups:

   New York Highlanders          New York Giants          
1. Daniels             lf        Devore              lf
2. Hemphill            rf        Doyle               2b
3. Chase               1b        Snodgrass           cf
4. Knight              ss        Murray              rf
5. LaPorte             2b        Bridwell            ss
6. Cree                cf        Devlin              3b
7. Sweeney             c         Merkle              1b
8. Ford                p         Meyers              c
9. Austin              3b        Mathewson           p

HIGHLANDERS 1ST: Daniels struck out; Hemphill reached on an
error by Bridwell; Chase popped to first in foul territory;
Hemphill was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Devore walked; Doyle popped to catcher in foul
territory; Devore stole second; Snodgrass struck out; Devore was
picked off and caught stealing third (catcher to shortstop); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 0.

HIGHLANDERS 2ND: Knight singled to left; LaPorte struck out;
Knight was picked off first but was safe on an error by Merkle
[Knight to third]; Cree struck out; Sweeney reached on an error
by Merkle [Knight scored (unearned)]; Ford struck out; 1 R (0
ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Murray made an out to third; Bridwell singled to
center; Bridwell stole second; Devlin struck out; Merkle struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 0.

HIGHLANDERS 3RD: Austin singled to center; Austin stole second;
Daniels grounded out (pitcher unassisted) [Austin to third];
Hemphill struck out; Chase struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Highlanders 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 3RD: MITCHELL REPLACED SWEENEY (PLAYING C ); Meyers made
an out to second; Foul tip split Sweeney's index finger;
Mathewson struck out; Devore singled to center; Devore stole
second; Doyle singled to first [Devore out at home (first to
pitcher to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Highlanders 1,
Giants 0.

HIGHLANDERS 4TH: Knight popped to catcher in foul territory;
LaPorte singled to left; Cree struck out; Mitchell singled to
center [LaPorte to second]; Ford struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Snodgrass struck out; Murray struck out; Bridwell
walked; Devlin lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Highlanders 1, Giants 0.

HIGHLANDERS 5TH: Austin grounded out (third to first); Daniels
flied out to right; Hemphill struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Highlanders 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 5TH: Merkle singled to right; Merkle was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Meyers reached on an error by
Knight; Meyers was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Mathewson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB. 
Highlanders 1, Giants 0.

HIGHLANDERS 6TH: Chase singled to third; Knight lined into a
double play (right to first) [Chase out at first]; LaPorte
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 6TH: On a bunt Devore singled to pitcher; Devore stole
second; Doyle out on a sacrifice bunt (second to first) [Devore
to third]; Snodgrass struck out; Murray singled to center
[Devore scored]; Murray was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 1.

HIGHLANDERS 7TH: Cree doubled to left; Mitchell singled to
shortstop [Cree stayed at second]; Ford struck out; Austin
struck out; Daniels popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 7TH: Bridwell singled to center; Devlin out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Bridwell to second]; Merkle
popped to first in foul territory; Meyers grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Highlanders 1,
Giants 1.

HIGHLANDERS 8TH: Hemphill flied out to right; Chase doubled to
left; Knight struck out; LaPorte reached on an error by Devlin
[Chase to third]; LaPorte stole second; Cree struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 1.

GIANTS 8TH: Mathewson singled to right; On a bunt Devore singled
to pitcher [Mathewson to second]; Doyle reached on a fielder's
choice [Mathewson to third (error by Austin), Devore to second];
Snodgrass struck out; Murray flied out to right; Bridwell was
hit by a pitch [Mathewson scored (unearned), Devore to third,
Doyle to second]; Devlin singled to left [Bridwell to second,
Doyle scored (unearned), Devore scored (unearned)]; Merkle
singled to third [Devlin to second, Bridwell to third]; Meyers
singled to first [Merkle to second, Devlin to third, Bridwell
scored (unearned)]; Mathewson popped to catcher in foul
territory; 4 R (0 ER), 5 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 5.

HIGHLANDERS 9TH: Mitchell made an out to second; Ford flied out
to left; Austin grounded out (third to first); Sources: NY
Times, NY Tribune; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 1,
Giants 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Highlanders      1   8   2    8
 Giants           5  12   4    7
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