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New York Yankees World Series Championships History Part V

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This is the New York Yankees World Series Championships History Part V. Here, the 1960s and 1970s Yankees Championships will be discussed.

1961

The Yankees won this World Series in five games against the Cincinnati Reds.

Game one was scoreless until the bottom of the fourth inning. Elston Howard hit a solo HR to make it 1-0 Yankees. Bill Skowron added to the lead on a solo HR to make it a 2-0 final score.

Whitey Ford got the win for the Yankees and Tim O’Toole got the loss.

The Reds got the best of the Yankees in game two, winning 6-2.

It was scoreless entering the fourth inning. Gordy Coleman hit a two-run HR, scoring Frank Robinson. Yogi Berra then hits a two-run HR, scoring Roger Maris.

As Vada Pinson was up at the plate, Elio Chacon scored on a passed ball to take the lead 3-2.

Johnny Edwards singled, scoring Wally Post in the top of the sixth, adding to their lead.

Coleman singled in the top of the eighth, scoring Robinson after an error on the throw to first base. Edwards later doubles to score Post to make it 6-2 final. Joey Jay was the winning pitcher and Ralph Terry was the losing pitcher.

Nobody scores in game three until the bottom of the third. Robinson doubled to score Chacon, making it 1-0 Reds. Berra ties it in the top of the seventh on a single to score Tony Kubek.

The Reds take the lead again on a single by Eddie Kasko, scoring Edwards.

Entering the eighth inning and down by one, Johnny Blanchard ties the game on a solo HR.

Maris hits the go-ahead run on a solo homer to make it 3-2 final. Luis Arroyo earned the win and Bob Purkey got the loss.

After game three, the Yankees were just nonstop with scoring runs. Game four show this as Howard grounds into a double play, scoring Maris.

Kubek singled, scoring Ford to make it 2-0 entering the bottom of the fifth inning.

Clete Boyer doubled to score Howard and Berra to make it 4-0 after the sixth inning.

In the top of the seventh, Hector Lopez singled, scoring Bobby Richardson and Maris. Later in the inning, Skowron singled, scoring Lopez. The score was 7-0 final. Ford was the winning pitcher, while Jim Coates earned the save and O’Toole got the loss.

The Yankees went on a hit fest early in game five. Blanchard hits a two-run HR, scoring Richardson. Skowron singles to score Howard. Lopez tripled to score Skowron as well and Boyer doubled to score Lopez. This made it 5-0 in the top of the first.

Maris added to the lead on a double in the fifth to score Kubek.

Robinson cut the lead in half on a three-run homer to score Don Blasingame and Kasko.

The Yankees got those runs back and more when Skowron singled, scoring Kubek and Blanchar. Lopez then homered to score Howard and Skowron. The score was 11-3 at this point.

Post got a two-run HR to score Coleman, who reached on an error to the first baseman.

Lopez hit into a fielder’s choice on a sacrifice bunt, scoring Blanchard who scored after advancing on a throwing error. Bud Daley hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Howard. The score was now 13-5 Yankees and was it was final. The winning pitcher was Daley and the losing pitcher was Jay. Whitey Ford was the Series MVP as the Yankees win another Championship in five games.

1962

The Yankees win another World Series. This time, it was against San Francisco Giants in seven games. It is a back-and-forth battle, as it really could’ve gone either way.

The Yankees kick things off early in game one. Maris doubles to score Richardson and Tom Tresh to make it 2-0.

Later in the game, Jose Pagan singles to score Willie Mays to make it 2-1. Mays ties it up on a single, scoring Chuck Hiller.

Boyer hit a solo HR to make it 3-2 Yankees.

Dale Long added to the lead on a single to score Maris. Then Boyer popped it up and Howards scored.

Howard later singled to score Maris and the final score of game one was 6-2 Yankees. Ford was the winning pitcher and Billy O’Dell was the losing pitcher as Yankees take game one.

In game two, Matty Alou scored early on a groundout, scoring Hiller.

Later in the game, Willie McCovey got a solo HR to make it 2-0 Giants and this was the final score in game two. Jack Sanford got the win and Terry got the loss.

Game three went scoreless until the bottom of the seventh inning. Maris singled to score Tresh and Mantle. Boyer later grounded out, scoring Maris. This made it 3-0 Yankees and it was all they needed.

The Giants almost tied it up in the top of the ninth when Ed Bailey hit a two-run homer, scoring Mays.

Bill Stafford took game one and Billy Pierce got the loss.

The Giants won game four 7-3, scoring early on Tom Haller’s two-run homer, scoring Felipe Alou.

The Yankees tied it up in the bottom of the sixth on a single by Skowron, scoring Mantle. Then Boyer singled to score Maris.

Hiller hit a grand-slam the following inning, scoring Jim Davenport, M. Alou and Ernie Bowman. This made it 6-2 Giants.

Hiller later singled to score M. Alou.

Tresh singled to score Kubek, but it wasn’t enough as the Giants take game four by the score of 7-3. Don Larsen was the winning pitcher as O’Dell gets the save and Coates gets the loss.

Both teams were taking turns scoring runs in game five, but it started with the Giants scoring first.

Hiller doubled to score Pagan in the top of the third.

While Skowron was batting, Tresh scored on a wild pitch, tying the game 1-1.

Pagan homered to make it 2-1 Giants.

While Maris was hitting, Richardson scored on a passed ball, tying the game again.

Tresh later homered, scoring Kubek and Richardson. This made it 5-2 Yankees.

Haller doubled in the top of the ninth, scoring McCovey. The final score was 5-3 Yankees as Terry got the win and Sanford got the loss.

In game six, F. Alou picked off second base, was safe on an error by the first baseman, then scored. Orlando Cepeda doubled, scoring Mays and then Davenport singled to score Cepeda.

Maris homered to make it 3-1 Giants.

F. Alou singled, scoring Harvey Kuenn. Then, Cepeda singled, scoring Hiller. At this point, the score was 5-1 Giants.

Kubek singled to score Boyer, but this was all the Yankees could muster as they lose game six 5-2. Pierce got the win and Ford got the loss.

Game seven was scoreless until the fifth inning.

Kubek grounded into a double play, scoring Skowron to make it 1-0. This was the final score as Terry got the win and Sanford got the loss. Terry also got the Series MVP.

1977

Game one started off with a walk to Davey Lopes, who scored on a triple from Bill Russell. Ron Cey flied out, scoring Russell to make it 2-0 Dodgers in the top of the first.

Chris Chambliss singled for the Yankees, scoring Thurman Munson to cut the lead in half.

Later in the game, Willie Randolph homered to tie the game 2-2.

Munson doubled to score Randolph.

The Dodgers tied it up in the top of the ninth on a single by Lee Lacy, scoring Dusty Baker.

Paul Blair won it for the Yankees in the bottom of the 12th inning on a single, scoring Randolph. The Yankees took game one 4-3 and Sparky Lyle was the winning pitcher, while Rick Rhoden was the losing pitcher.

The Dodgers started scoring early in game two and it was too much for the Yankees. Cey hit a two-run homer to score Reggie Smith. Steve Yeager homered the following inning to make it 3-0 Dodgers.

Smith hit a two-run HR to score Russell, adding to the Dodgers lead.

Jackson doubled to score Randolph and this was the only run the Yankees scored in the game.

Steve Garvey added another run for the Dodgers on a solo HR to make it 6-1 final. Burt Hooton was the winning pitcher and Catfish Hunter was the losing pitcher.

In game three, Munson doubled, scoring Mickey Rivers, Jackson singled to score Munson and Lou Piniella singled to score Jackson. These runs all occurred in the top of the first inning to make it 3-0.

Later on, Baker homered, scoring Smith and Garvey to tie it 3-3.

Rivers grounded out to score Graig Nettles.

Chambliss singled to score Jackson. The score was now 5-3 Yankees and it was the final score. Mike Torrez was the winning pitcher and Tommy John was the losing pitcher.

Piniella was the first to get a run in game four as he singled to score Jackson. Nettles grounded out to score Piniella. Then, Bucky Dent singled to score Chambliss.

Lopes homered to score Rhoden, cutting into the Yankees lead and making the score 3-2.

Jackson hit a solo HR to make it 4-2 final. Ron Guidry was the winning pitcher and Doug Rau was the losing pitcher.

The Dodgers needed to win game five to have a chance and they did by a score of 10-4.

Russell singled to score Lopes.

Baker singled to score Garvey and then Yeager homered, scoring Baker and Lacy. This gave the Dodgers a 5-0 lead.

The Dodgers added to their lead on a single by Baker to score Smith. Lacy singled to score Garvey. Also, Yeager hit a fly ball, scoring Baker. The score was now 8-0 Dodgers.

Smith hit a two-run HR to score Russell and make it 10-0.

The Yankees tried coming back on a Nettles double to score Jackson. Dent grounded out to score Chambliss, giving the Yankees two runs.

Later, Munson and Jackson hit back-to-back solo HRs to make it 10-4 final. Don Sutton was the winning pitcher and Don Gullett was the losing pitcher.

The Dodgers came out swinging early in game six. Garvey tripled, scoring Smith and Cey. Smith reached on a ground ball error.

Chambliss homered to score Jackson, tying the game 2-2.

Smith homered to give the Dodgers the lead again.

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Jackson hit three HRs in a row. The first was a two-run HR to score Munson. Piniella flied out to score Chambliss. The Yankees took their first lead in the game and kept it. Jackson added to the Yankees lead on a two-run HR to score Randolph. Jackson hit a solo HR to make it 8-3 Yankees.

 

 

 

Vic Davalillo singled to score Garvey, but it wasn’t enough as the Yankees won the game 8-4. Torrez was the winning pitcher and Hooton was the losing pitcher. Reggie Jackson was the Series MVP.

1978

The Yankees had a battle on their hands as they lose the first two games of the Series.

In game one, the Dodgers were relentless as they scored early on and didn’t let up.

Baker hit a solo HR and Lopes hit a two-run HR to score Rick Monday. This made it 3-0 after two innings.

Lopes added to their lead by hitting a two-run HR, scoring Monday who advanced on a throwing error. Yeager also scored.

Cey scored on a wild pitch to make it 7-0 Dodgers.

Jackson hit a solo HR and Dent singled in the top of the seventh to score Piniella and Chambliss. These two runs were unearned because of a throwing error, advancing Piniella.

Bill North doubled to score Garvey and Baker. Lacy singled to score North.

Piniella grounded out to score Munson, but advanced to second on a throwing error. Nettles singled to score Piniella.

Smith added one more run on a single to score Russell. The final score of this game was 11-5 Dodgers. The winning pitcher was John and the losing pitcher was Ed Figueroa.

The Yankees scored early in game two, but this meant nothing as the Dodgers won 4-3.

Jackson hit a double to score Roy White and Munson.

Cey singled to score Smith, cutting the Yankees lead 2-1.

Cey later homered to score Lopes and Smith, making it 4-1 Dodgers. This was all they needed.

Jackson did add another run for the Yankees on a groundout to score White, but this didn’t matter. Dodgers won game two 4-3 with Hooton getting the win, Bob Welch getting the save and Hunter getting the loss.

The Yankees took the next four games.

In game three, White hit a solo HR in the bottom of the first. The following inning, Dent grounded out, scoring Nettles.

Russell singled to score North, cutting the Yankees lead in half 2-1.

Later in the game, Munson singled to score Dent. Jackson also singled to score White and Piniella grounded out to score Munson. The score was 5-1 at this point and was the final score. Guidry was the winning pitcher and Sutton was the losing pitcher.

Game four was scoreless until the top of the fifth inning.

Smith hit a three-run HR to score Yeager and Lopes, making it 3-0 Dodgers.

Jackson singled to score White and Piniella grounded out to score Munson, who advanced on a throwing error. The score at this point was 3-2 Dodgers.

Munson doubled to score Blair to tie the game 3-3. This was the score after nine innings.

The Yankees walked it off with a single by Piniella to score White as they take game four 4-3 in 10 innings. Rich Gossage got the win and Welch got the loss.

Game five was a blowout by the Yankees.

Smith singled to score Lopes to make it 1-0 Dodgers early on.

Russell added another run to the Dodgers lead on a double to score Lopes. These were the only two runs the Dodgers got. The rest of the game was all Yankees.

White singled to score Dent. Munson singled to score Rivers and White. Munson advanced on a throwing error.

Piniella singled to score Munson. At this point, the score was 4-2 Yankees.

Rivers singled to score Brian Doyle. White grounded out scoring Dent. Rivers advanced on a throwing error.

Munson singled to score Rivers. It is now 7-2 Yankees.

Later in the game, Rivers struck out, but the pitch was a wild one so Rivers made it to first. Blair pinch runs for him. Jim Spencer scored on this wild pitch as well.

White singled to score Doyle and Munson doubled, scoring Blair and White. The score is 11-2 Yankees.

Dent doubled to score Spencer, making it a 12-2 final. Jim Beattie was the winning pitcher and Hooton was the losing pitcher.

The Yankees were down early, but came right back in game six.

Lopes hit a solo HR to make it 1-0 Dodgers in the bottom of the first inning.

The Yankees went ahead 3-1 on a double by Doyle to score Nettles and a single by Dent, scoring Spencer and Doyle.

The Dodgers inched closer to the Yankees on a single by Lopes to score Joe Ferguson.

The Yankees added to their lead in the top of the sixth on a single by Doyle to score Piniella. Doyle advanced on a throw. Dent singled to score Doyle, making it 5-2 Yankees.

Jackson hit a two-run HR to score White, making it 7-2 Yankees. This was the final score as the Yankees take game six to win another World Series. Hunter was the winning pitcher and Sutton was the losing pitcher. Dent was the Series MVP.

What’s Next?

The last and final part to this series will be coming out soon. Keep checking to see when the New York Yankees World Series Championships History Part VI comes out. It will be the last part and will discuss the 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2009 World Series Championships.

 

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