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1961 World SeriesCincinnati Reds vs New York Yankees
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Clete Boyer played for NYA in this series.
From here, you can see all games for this Playoff Series along with game capsules and player statistics. Click the Boxscore link to see a detailed newspaper-style boxscore or click the PBP to see an at-bat by at-bat play by play.

Series ResultNew York Yankees defeated Cincinnati Reds 4 games to 1
Most Valuable Player of SeriesWhitey Ford

Cincinnati Reds ManagerFred Hutchinson
New York Yankees ManagerRalph Houk

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Game #1 - Wednesday October 4,1961

New York Yankees 2   Cincinnati Reds 0

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WP:   Whitey Ford
LP:   Jim O'Toole
SV:   (none)
HR:   Elston Howard, Bill Skowron

Game #2 - Thursday October 5,1961

Cincinnati Reds 6   New York Yankees 2

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WP:   Joey Jay
LP:   Ralph Terry
SV:   (none)
HR:   Yogi Berra, Gordy Coleman

Game #3 - Saturday October 7,1961

New York Yankees 3   Cincinnati Reds 2

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WP:   Luis Arroyo
LP:   Bob Purkey
SV:   (none)
HR:   Roger Maris, Johnny Blanchard

Game #4 - Sunday October 8,1961

New York Yankees 7   Cincinnati Reds 0

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Game #5 - Monday October 9,1961

New York Yankees 13   Cincinnati Reds 5

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Batting Stats

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Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Vada PinsonOF22522021000000100000.091.091.136.2273122.095.045.0450.004.550.000.000.0050.00
Eddie KaskoSS-3B29522170001000200000.318.318.318.6367022.350.000.0000.009.090.000.000.000.00
Gordy Coleman1B26520250012000100000.250.250.400.6508120.222.150.1500.005.000.005.0020.0020.00
Wally PostOF31518361012000100000.333.333.556.88910218.313.223.2220.005.560.005.5618.0033.33
Gene Freese3B27516011000003400000.063.211.125.3362119.083.062.25015.7921.051.330.000.00100.00
Frank RobinsonOF25515332014003400000.200.333.533.8668318.200.333.53316.6722.221.335.5615.00100.00
Elio ChaconSS-2B24412230000001200000.250.308.250.5583013.300.000.0837.6915.382.000.000.000.00
Johnny EdwardsC23311142002000000000.364.364.545.9096211.364.181.1820.000.000.000.000.0050.00
Don Blasingame2B2937110000000300000.143.143.143.286107.250.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
Dick Gernert1B3244000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Darrell JohnsonC3224020000000000000.500.500.5001.000204.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Joey JayP2524000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Jerry LynchOF3043000000001100000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0025.001.000.000.000.00
Jim O'TooleP2423000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Bob PurkeyP3123000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Gus BellOF3233000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Leo CardenasSS2233011000000100000.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.3330.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Bobby Richardson2B25523291000100000000.391.391.435.82610123.391.044.0870.000.000.000.000.0011.11
Tony KubekSS24522350001001400000.227.261.227.4885023.278.000.0454.3517.394.000.000.000.00
Elston HowardC-OF32520553011002300000.250.318.550.86811422.250.300.4009.0913.641.504.5520.0080.00
Roger MarisOF26519421012004600000.105.261.316.5776223.083.211.42117.3926.091.504.3519.00100.00
Bill Skowron1B30517360015003400000.353.450.529.9799120.417.176.35315.0020.001.335.0017.0016.67
Clete Boyer3B24515042003004000000.267.421.400.8216219.267.133.40021.050.000.000.000.0050.00
Yogi BerraC36411230013005100000.273.500.5451.0456116.222.272.72731.256.250.206.2511.0033.33
Johnny BlanchardOF-C28410441023002000000.400.5001.1001.60011312.250.700.90016.670.000.0016.675.0075.00
Hector LopezOF-3B3149330117002300000.333.455.8891.3448211.400.556.77818.1827.271.509.099.0066.67
Mickey MantleOF2926010000000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Whitey FordP3225100000001000000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.20016.670.000.000.000.000.00
Ralph TerryP2523000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Bill StaffordP2112000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Bud DaleyP2821000001000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Billy Gardner2B3311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Jim CoatesP2811000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Pitching Stats

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Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Jim O'Toole023.0020012.01147401.508.250.005.253.000.570.00.00024
Bob Purkey011.6421011.0623500.824.910.002.454.091.670.00.00031
Joey Jay115.592109.2866601.527.450.005.595.591.000.00.50025
Jim Brosnan007.503006.0954502.1713.500.006.007.501.250.00.00031
Bill Henry0019.292002.1452302.8615.430.007.7111.571.500.00.00033
Ken Hunt000.001001.0001101.000.000.009.009.001.000.00.00022
Jim Maloney0027.001000.24211025.0054.000.0013.5013.501.000.00.00021
Ken Johnson000.001000.2000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.00028
Sherman Jones000.001000.2000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.00026
Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Whitey Ford200.0021014.0601700.503.860.000.644.507.000.001.00032
Ralph Terry014.822009.11252701.5411.570.001.936.753.500.00.00025
Bud Daley100.002007.0500300.716.430.000.003.8600.001.00028
Bill Stafford002.701006.2722501.459.450.002.706.752.500.00.00021
Jim Coates000.001014.0101200.502.250.002.254.502.000.00.00028
Luis Arroyo102.252004.0412301.509.000.004.506.751.500.001.00034