Cincinnati Reds beat Detroit Tigers to win the 1940 World Series
Cincinnati Ohio USA Date:1940, October 8 Duration:35 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The Cincinnati Reds defeat the Detroit Tigers in game 7 of the 1940 World Series to capture that year's major league baseball title. Shot of crowd at Crosley Field in Cincinnati Ohio watching the game. In second inning, the Tigers' Hank Greenberg (#5) is tagged out by the Reds' second baseman Eddie Joost in a rundown between second and third base, ending a Tiger scoring threat. Crowd cheers. In seventh inning, Tigers pitcher Bobo Newsom (#12) gives up a fly ball to Reds shortstop Billy Myers, allowing Jimmy Ripple to score what would prove to be the winning run in the 2-1 Reds victory. Hundreds of fans rush onto the field and celebrate with at the end of the game.
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