New York Yankees, New York Giants tied 2-2 after four games of 1951 baseball World Series
New York City USA Date:1951, October 6 Duration:2 min 50 sec Sound:Yes
Newsreel clip entitled "World Series: Yanks and Giants Tied Up at Two Games Each." Highlights from games three and four of baseball's 1951 World Series at the New York Giants' stadium in Manhattan, the Polo Grounds. Many fans chomping on snacks, smoking cigars or cigarettes. Fans dangle their feet over edge of the upper deck. Close up of Giants rookie star and future Hall of Famer Willie Mays. Mays singles to right field, scoring Bobby Thomson from second base. Giants fans stand and cheer; black man in hat shouts "That's my boy!" Later, Giants' Eddie Stanky kicks ball out of the glove of Yankees' Phil Rizzuto's glove, advances to third. Giants' Monte Irvin drives in Alvin Dark with infield hit. Giants' Whitey Lockman hits three-run homer. Fans cheer, teammates welcome Lockman at home plate. Giants win game 6-2. Action shifts to game four, still at Polo Grounds. Yankees' Bobby Brown hits long fly to center field. Willie Mays catches it but falls down, allowing Yankees' Gene Woodling to run to third. Joe Collins scores Woodling with a single. In the fifth inning, Yankees' Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio hits a home run to left field, scoring himself and fellow Hall of Famer Yogi Berra, who jumps excitedly as he runs around the bases. Fans cheer as Yankees greet DiMaggio in dugout. Yankees win game, 6-2, and would go on to win the series, four games to two.
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