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New York Giants 5, New York Highlanders 1

Game Played on Tuesday, October 18, 1910 (D) at Polo Grounds IV

NY  A    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  6  0
NY  N    1  4  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  6  1
BATTING
New York Highlanders         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wolter lf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Hemphill rf                   4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Chase 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       7   1
Knight ss                     4   1   2   0       0   1       5   2
Cree cf                       4   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Roach 2b                      2   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Mitchell c                    3   0   1   0       0   1       9   1
Fisher p                      3   0   0   0       0   2       0   4
Austin 3b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   6   1       1   9      24  10
BATTING - 
2B: Hemphill (2,off Mathewson).
Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Austin (2,2nd base off Mathewson/Meyers).
CS: Chase (1,2nd base by Mathewson/Meyers).
New York Giants              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Devore lf                     4   2   2   2       0   0       1   1
Doyle 2b                      4   1   2   3       0   1       2   1
Becker cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Murray rf                     3   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Bridwell ss                   3   0   0   0       1   0       3   3
Devlin 3b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Merkle 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   2       7   0
Meyers c                      2   1   1   0       1   0      10   2
Mathewson p                   1   1   0   0       2   0       2   0
Totals                       28   5   6   5       4   7      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bridwell-Merkle.
E: Doyle (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Devore (1,off Fisher).
HR: Devore (1,1st inning off Fisher 0 on 0 out); Doyle (1,2nd inning off Fisher
2 on 2 out).
HBP: Murray (1,by Fisher).
Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Doyle 2 (2,2nd base off Fisher/Mitchell,3rd base off Fisher/Mitchell);
Merkle (2,2nd base off Fisher/Mitchell); Murray 2 (2,2nd base off Fisher/Mitchell,3rd
base off Fisher/Mitchell).
CS: Devore (3,2nd base by Fisher/Mitchell); Murray (4,Home by Fisher/Mitchell).
PITCHING
New York Highlanders         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Fisher L(0-1)                 8     6   5   5   4   7   2  33
HBP: Fisher (1,Murray).
New York Giants              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mathewson W(2-0)              9     6   1   0   1   9   0  32
WP: Mathewson (1).
Umpires: HP - Bill Klem, 1B - Billy Evans
Time of Game: 1:48   
Starting Lineups:

   New York Highlanders          New York Giants          
1. Wolter              lf        Devore              lf
2. Hemphill            rf        Doyle               2b
3. Chase               1b        Becker              cf
4. Knight              ss        Murray              rf
5. Cree                cf        Bridwell            ss
6. Roach               2b        Devlin              3b
7. Mitchell            c         Merkle              1b
8. Fisher              p         Meyers              c
9. Austin              3b        Mathewson           p

HIGHLANDERS 1ST: Wolter struck out; Hemphill doubled to right;
Chase grounded out (third to first); Knight struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Devore homered; Doyle singled to center; Doyle stole
second; Doyle stole third; Becker flied out to right; Murray
struck out; Bridwell grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 1.

HIGHLANDERS 2ND: Cree popped to second in foul territory; Roach
walked; Mitchell popped to catcher in foul territory; Fisher
struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Highlanders 0, Giants 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Devlin struck out; Merkle struck out; Meyers singled
to first; Mathewson walked [Meyers to second]; Devore doubled to
right [Mathewson to third, Meyers scored]; Doyle homered
[Mathewson scored, Devore scored]; Becker grounded out (first
unassisted); 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 5.

HIGHLANDERS 3RD: Austin lined to pitcher; May have been
ground out pitcher unassisted; Wolter grounded out (first
unassisted); Hemphill struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Highlanders 0, Giants 5.

GIANTS 3RD: Murray struck out; Bridwell flied out to center;
Devlin grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Highlanders 0, Giants 5.

HIGHLANDERS 4TH: Chase struck out; Knight grounded out
(shortstop to first); Cree grounded out (second to pitcher); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 5.

GIANTS 4TH: Merkle struck out; Meyers walked; Mathewson forced
Meyers (first to shortstop); Trib says E-6 but does not say
Matty reached 2nd and Spalding, Reach and Lansche show no
errors; Devore made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 5.

HIGHLANDERS 5TH: Roach grounded out (third to first); Mitchell
singled to second; Sun and Trib say E-4 - Reach, Spalding and
Lansche give hit; Fisher grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Mitchell out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 5.

GIANTS 5TH: Doyle struck out; Sun had Mitchell dropping a
foul pop but Trib does not have this nor do any of the 3 other
sources checked; Becker grounded out (second to first);
Murray struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants
5.

HIGHLANDERS 6TH: Austin flied out to center; Wolter popped to
catcher in foul territory; Hemphill struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 5.

GIANTS 6TH: Bridwell flied out to left; Devlin grounded out
(shortstop to first); On a bunt Merkle singled; Merkle stole
second; Meyers grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Highlanders 0, Giants 5.

HIGHLANDERS 7TH: Chase singled to left; Chase was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Knight singled to right;
Mathewson threw a wild pitch [Knight to third]; Cree reached on
an error by Doyle [Knight scored (unearned), Cree to second];
Roach flied out to left; Mitchell struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 5.

GIANTS 7TH: Mathewson walked; Devore forced Mathewson (pitcher
to shortstop); Devore was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Doyle popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 5.

HIGHLANDERS 8TH: Fisher struck out; On a bunt Austin singled;
Austin stole second; Wolter struck out; Hemphill flied out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 5.

GIANTS 8TH: Becker made an out to shortstop; Murray was hit by a
pitch; Murray stole second; Murray stole third; Murray was
caught stealing home (pitcher to catcher); On squeeze
play; Bridwell walked; Devlin grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 5.

HIGHLANDERS 9TH: Chase grounded out (shortstop to first); Knight
singled to left [Knight out at second (left to shortstop)]; Cree
made an out to shortstop; Sources: NY Sun, NY Tribune; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Highlanders 1, Giants 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Highlanders      1   6   0    4
 Giants           5   6   1    4
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