Film with highlights from game one of baseball's 1937 World Series between the New York Yankees and New York Giants. Shots of 60,000+ spectators attending the game at Yankee Stadium. In fifth inning, #23 Jimmy Ripple of the Giants singles. #6 Johnny McCarthy singles, sending Ripple to third. Yankees pitcher Lefty Gomez gets the Giants' Burgess Whitehead to hit into a double play but Ripple scores, giving Giants 1-0 lead. Shot of crowd standing. Yankee player hits single. Giants' pitcher Carl Hubbell winds up and throws. The Yankees' Joe DiMaggio slashes hit to center field with bases loaded; two runs score and DiMaggio slides safely into second. Former heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey watches the game through mesh fence. Yankee hitter Bill Dickey takes a ball. Dickey hits a single, scoring a run and moving up other runners. Yankees' George Selkirk hits single, scoring two more runs. #10 Harry Gumbert now pitching for Giants. Ground ball by Tony Lazzeri scores another run for Yankees. Gumbert walks Red Rolfe with the bases loaded, giving the Yanks their seventh run of the inning. Giants finally get last out of the inning, walk off field. In eighth inning, Lazzeri comes to bat against Giants pitcher Al Smith. Lazzeri hits home run, trots around bases, shakes hand of batboy at home plate. Final score is 8-1 Yankees. Fans walk onto field at end of the game.
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