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New York Giants 6, New York Highlanders 4

Game Played on Saturday, October 15, 1910 (D) at Polo Grounds IV

NY  A    0  0  0    0  0  1    3  0  0  -   4  7  2
NY  N    1  0  0    1  0  3    1  0  x  -   6  7  1
BATTING
New York Highlanders         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Daniels lf                    5   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Hemphill rf                   4   1   2   2       0   1       0   0
Chase 1b                      4   0   3   2       0   1      11   2
Knight ss                     3   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
Cree cf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Gardner 2b                    3   1   1   0       0   1       1   3
  Roach ph,2b                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Mitchell c                    2   1   0   0       1   1       5   2
Vaughn p                      1   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
  Wolter ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Quinn p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Austin 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   2       3   1
Totals                       32   4   7   4       4  10      24  15
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cree-Chase-Austin.
E: Vaughn 2 (2).
PB: Mitchell (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Hemphill (1,off Drucke); Chase (2,off Drucke).
HBP: Mitchell (2,by Drucke).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Knight (1,2nd base off Drucke/Meyers).
CS: Austin (1,2nd base by Drucke/Meyers).
New York Giants              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Devore lf                     4   1   2   0       0   1       2   1
Doyle 2b                      3   3   2   1       1   0       1   0
Snodgrass cf                  3   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Murray rf                     3   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Merkle 1b                     4   1   2   2       0   0       7   0
Devlin 3b                     3   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Fletcher ss                   3   0   0   0       0   0       5   1
  Shafer ss                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Meyers c                      2   1   0   0       1   0      10   1
Drucke p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
  Mathewson p                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       28   6   7   6       2   4      27   8
FIELDING - 
E: Merkle (3).
BATTING - 
2B: Merkle (1,off Vaughn); Devlin (2,off Vaughn).
3B: Doyle (1,off Vaughn).
SH: Snodgrass (1,off Vaughn).
SF: Murray (1,off Vaughn).
HBP: Devlin (2,by Quinn).
Team LOB: 3.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Devore 2 (5,2nd base off Vaughn/Mitchell,2nd base off Quinn/Mitchell).
CS: Devlin (1,2nd base by Quinn/Mitchell).
PITCHING
New York Highlanders         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Vaughn L(0-1)                 6     6   5   5   1   3   0  25
Quinn                         2     1   1   1   1   1   0   8
Totals                        8     7   6   6   2   4   0  33
HBP: Quinn (1,Devlin).
New York Giants              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Drucke W(1-0)                 6     5   4   4   4   6   0  26
Mathewson SV(1)               3     2   0   0   0   4   0  11
Totals                        9     7   4   4   4  10   0  37
Drucke faced 3 batters in the 7th inning
HBP: Drucke (1,Mitchell).
Umpires: HP - Bill Klem, 1B - Billy Evans
Time of Game: 2:05   
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. Cree                cf        Merkle              1b
6. Gardner             2b        Devlin              3b
7. Mitchell            c         Fletcher            ss
8. Vaughn              p         Meyers              c
9. Austin              3b        Drucke              p

HIGHLANDERS 1ST: Sources: NY Times, NY Tribune; Daniels
struck out; Hemphill struck out; Chase singled to left [Chase
out at second (left to shortstop)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Highlanders 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Devore struck out; Doyle tripled to left; Snodgrass
grounded out (first to second) [Doyle scored]; NYT says 3-4,
NY Trib says 3-1, box from NYT, Reach and Spalding show Vaughn
had 0 PO; Murray grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 1.

HIGHLANDERS 2ND: Knight flied out to left; Cree popped to third
in foul territory; Gardner struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Highlanders 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Merkle grounded out (pitcher to first); Devlin flied
out to center; Fletcher grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 1.

HIGHLANDERS 3RD: Mitchell struck out; Vaughn walked; Austin
struck out; Daniels forced Vaughn (shortstop unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Meyers grounded out (shortstop to first); Drucke
struck out; Devore grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 1.

HIGHLANDERS 4TH: Hemphill grounded out (pitcher to first); Chase
struck out; Knight walked; Knight stole second; Cree walked;
Gardner made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Highlanders 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Doyle singled to first; Snodgrass reached on a
fielder's choice on a sacrifice bunt [Doyle to third, Snodgrass
to second (error by Vaughn)]; Murray sacrifice flied into a
double play (center to first to third) [Doyle scored, Snodgrass
out at third]; Merkle doubled to left; Devlin grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Highlanders 0,
Giants 2.

HIGHLANDERS 5TH: Mitchell was hit by a pitch; Vaughn made an out
to shortstop; Austin forced Mitchell (pitcher to shortstop);
Austin was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Fletcher flied out to center; Meyers grounded out
(shortstop to first); Drucke struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Highlanders 0, Giants 2.

HIGHLANDERS 6TH: Daniels grounded out (shortstop to first);
Hemphill doubled to left; Chase doubled to left [Hemphill
scored]; Knight grounded out (first unassisted) [Chase to
third]; Cree grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Devore singled to shortstop; Devore stole second;
Doyle walked; On a bunt Snodgrass made an out to catcher; Murray
grounded out (catcher to first) [Devore to third, Doyle to
second]; Merkle singled to left [Doyle scored, Devore scored,
Merkle to third (error by Vaughn)]; Devlin doubled to left
[Merkle scored]; Fletcher grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 3
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 5.

HIGHLANDERS 7TH: Gardner singled to second; Mitchell walked
[Gardner to second]; WOLTER BATTED FOR VAUGHN; Wolter singled to
left [Mitchell to second, Gardner to third]; MATHEWSON REPLACED
DRUCKE (PITCHING); Austin popped to third in foul territory;
Daniels struck out; Hemphill singled to left [Wolter to third,
Mitchell scored, Gardner scored, Hemphill to second (on throw)];
SHAFER REPLACED FLETCHER (PLAYING SS); Chase singled to pitcher
[Hemphill to third, Wolter scored, Chase to second (error by
Merkle)]; Fletcher injured leg diving. NYT says on throw but
box shows error 1B.  Trib doesn't  mention how Chase got to 2nd
except he got there.  Lansche box shows no Giant errors at all; 
Spalding agrees.  Reach shows only Giant error charged to
Snodgrass which is odd because no balls were hit to CF the whole
game. E3 is questionable; Knight grounded out (shortstop to
first); 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Highlanders 4, Giants 5.

GIANTS 7TH: QUINN REPLACED WOLTER (PITCHING); Meyers walked;
Mitchell allowed a passed ball [Meyers to second]; Mathewson
struck out; Devore singled to pitcher [Meyers to third]; Devore
stole second; Doyle grounded out (pitcher to second to first)
[Meyers scored, Devore to third]; Snodgrass made an out to
third; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Highlanders 4, Giants 6.

HIGHLANDERS 8TH: Cree flied out to left; ROACH BATTED FOR
GARDNER; Roach struck out; Mitchell grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 4, Giants 6.

GIANTS 8TH: ROACH STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Murray made an
out to third; Merkle made an out to first; Devlin was hit by a
pitch; Devlin was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 4, Giants 6.

HIGHLANDERS 9TH: Quinn made an out to first; Austin struck out;
Daniels struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 4, Giants
6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Highlanders      4   7   2    6
 Giants           6   7   1    3
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