Some high school data is courtesy David McWater.

Many historical player head shots courtesy of David Davis. Dates: October 1 - 8, 1959.

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Game 4 of the 1959 World Series.

Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. This would be the last World Series game the White Sox ever won at Comiskey Park, and their last home postseason win until 2005. Trust me, it’s better when it’s a game.

In contrast to the crowd of 36,528 for the tie-breaker playoff game at the Los Angeles Coliseum, 92,394 showed up for the first World Series game ever played on the West Coast. It was the first pennant for the White Sox in 40 years (since the 1919 Black Sox Scandal).

Neal’s home run tied the game 2-2. With homers by Duke Snider, Wally Moon and Chuck Essegian more than compensating for mighty Ted Kluszewski’s third round-tripper of the set, the Dodgers took the series, four games to two. Chicago White Sox vs Los Angeles Dodgers October 6, 1959 Box Score.

The Chicago White Sox defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye." In the bottom of the 12th, Gil Hodges drew a walk with two out and nobody on. The 1959 World Series featured the National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers beating the American League champion Chicago White Sox, 4–2.Each of the three games played at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum drew record crowds, Game 5's attendance of 92,706 continues to be a World Series record to this day, and one which cannot feasibly be broken in any modern ballpark. The Los Angeles Dodgers won the 1959 World Series, beating the Chicago White Sox in six games. Courtesy of Ievenlostmycat from San Diego, CA, USA, via Wikimedia Commons . (However, Bobby Richardson would break the record for RBIs in a World Series, regardless of length, the next year with 12 against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1960 World Series.


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In the top of the 11th, the Braves loaded the bases with two out, but Stan Williams got pinch hitter Joe Adcock to ground out to end the threat.

Larker, who moved to second on an error, scored on Gil Hodges's single. Charley Neal, left, is congratulated by Don Zimmer as Gil Hodges (14) and Duke Snider in foreground leave the field together. We present them here for purely educational purposes. Sherry also won the fourth game for the Dodgers. Starter Podres was also knocked out in the fourth by Chicago's last gasp, another towering three-run home run by the hottest Sox hitter, Ted Kluszewski, after a walk and hit-by-pitch. This post originally was published on Sep. 14, 2016. And they did it right here in Comiskey Park, where the now long-gone Sox vowed that they’d win it all after their harrowing experiences in the Los Angeles Coliseum.

Lollar reached second on an error off of Chuck Churn and scored on Billy Goodman's single. Key takeaways from the second and final Trump-Biden debate, https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-2006-dec-19-me-sherry19-story.html, Making ‘Fall Guys,’ 2020’s surprise hit game: Secrets of one of its wildest levels, From my coronavirus quarantine, a love letter to video games. Sherry shut down the Sox in the ninth as the Dodgers won, 3–1 despite being outhit 12–5.

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In Game 1 of the best-of-three playoff in Milwaukee, the Dodgers took a 3–2 lead in the top of the sixth inning.

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Oct. 5, 1959: White Sox Luis Aparicio steals second ahead of throw to Maury Wills, left, from Wally Moon.

Endorsements. The 1959 World Series was the last one for Comiskey Park, and the only one for Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. In the fifth, Charlie Neal homered for the first Dodger run of the series. Thousands of children could be back to school sooner under a new L.A. County waiver policy.

Ted Kluszewski's second home run of the game off of Churn next inning capped the game's scoring as the Sox routed the Dodgers 11–0. It was the Dodgers' second World Series victory in five years, their first in Los Angeles, and marked the first championship for a West Coast team. pennant between 1949 and 1964 inclusive; the other was the 1954 Indians, also managed by Al López. A record-breaking crowd of 92,706 turned out, a majority hoping to celebrate a Los Angeles championship. The National League pennant race was a season-long three-way battle between the Dodgers, the two-time defending N.L. The 1959 World Series was the first in which a starting pitcher — for both teams — failed to toss a complete game. Sherry pitched a perfect ninth to notch a save and give the Dodgers the win. The Dodgers became the first team to go from 7th place in one season to World Champion the next. Oct. 4, 1959: Dodger third baseman Gim Gilliam (19) and shortstop Maury Wills chase White Sox Jim Rivera’s high foul in fourth inning of Game 3 in the 1959 World Series. Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. The victory in Game 5 gave the Sox hope, heading back home to a "real ballpark," as opposed to L.A.'s converted football stadium. Early Wynn started with only two days rest, and after surrendering two runs in the third inning on Duke Snider's home run after a walk, the Dodgers broke open the game with six more in the fourth. After finishing seventh in 1958, the Dodgers rebounded in 1959.

And in tying a series record with two wins in relief against Chicago, Sherry lowered his ERA to an even more minute 0.71. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. Going into the final day, the Dodgers and Braves were tied for first and the Giants were ​1 1⁄2 games back; the Giants needed to sweep a doubleheader from the Cardinals and have the Dodgers and Braves both lose to force a three-way tie.

Times staff representative Frank Finch reported in the Oct. 9, 1959, Los Angeles Times: CHICAGO, Oct. 8 – Boyish-looking Larry Sherry, who began his baseball career as a second baseman for good ol’ Fairfax High, today earned a place in the front row of the majestic parade of pitching giants who hurled their way into World Series immortality.
…, Larry Sherry played with the Dodgers until 1963. A single by Carl Furillo scored two runs.

92,706 people attended the game to set a new World Series attendance record.

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They battled the Cleveland Indians for the American League pennant, and after a close race, the White Sox built a ​6 1⁄2 game lead in early September. The Dodgers won their first pennant since moving from Brooklyn in 1958 by defeating the Milwaukee Braves, 2–0, in a best-of-three-games pennant playoff.

The complete list of L.A. Times’ endorsements in the November 2020 election. Larry was greeted by Bubba Phillips’ single as the turn-away mob of 47,653 fans whooped it up, but they didn’t get many chances to cheer their heroes after that introductory swat. Nellie Fox doubled with one out and scored on Jim Landis's single before Kluszewski's two-run home run knocked Craig out of the game.

During a Sox uprising in the eighth against Larry Sherry, Al Smith doubled to left with two men on, cutting the lead to 4–3. The Dodgers scored six runs in inning for 9-3 victory in Game 6 of the 1959 World Series.

Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? They would have to wait until their world championship season of 2005 to win another pennant. champion Milwaukee Braves and the San Francisco Giants. This was the only Fall Classic played during the period from 1949 through 1964 in which no games were played in New York City, breaking the streak of the city that documentary filmmaker Ken Burns later called the era's "Capital of Baseball". 1959 World Series (4–2): Los Angeles Dodgers (N.L.) A look at California’s November ballot propositions. The left photo is from Associated Press.

Coronavirus outbreak strikes L.A. megachurch that defied public health orders. Norm Larker hit a leadoff single, moved to second on a sacrifice bunt, and scored on Maury Wills's single. Dick Donovan faced off against the host team's Don Drysdale in Game 3. California’s November election will feature 12 statewide ballot measures.

All rights reserved. Larry Sherry of the Dodgers was the fifth consecutive pitcher to win the World Series Most Valuable Player Award (in only the fifth year it was awarded), following Johnny Podres (Brooklyn, 1955), Don Larsen (New York, 1956), Lew Burdette (Milwaukee, 1957), and Bob Turley (New York, 1958). The right three photos were taken by The Times’ Art Rogers. But the change in scenery was no help. Become a Stathead & surf this site ad-free. Chicago was to get only three more hits and a walk from Sherry, who pitched his way into his second World Series win.


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