1917 World Series Game Five Play By Play
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Game 5
New York Giants at Chicago White Sox

GAME 5 AT CHICAGO - SATURDAY OCTOBER 13, 1917
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Giants 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 5 12 3
Chicago White Sox 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 3 X 8 14 6

First Inning:
New York -- Burns walked. Herzog singled to center, Burns to third. Kauff doubled to right, scoring Burns, placing Herzog on third. Zimmerman up, Cicotte now pitching, Herzog out at plate, Weaver to Schalk on Zimmerman's grounder, Zimmerman safe at first. Kauff out at plate, McMullin to Schalk on Fletcher's grounder, Fletcher safe at first. Robertson batting for Thorpe, singled to center, scoring Zimmerman. Fletcher took seond on the throw to the plate. Holke out, Cicotte to Gandil.
3 Hits, 2 Runs
Chicago -- J. Collins popped to Zimmerman. McMullin walked. E. Collins singled to center, McMullin going to second. Jackson flied to Burns. Felsch safe on Fletcher's error, McMullin going to third. E. Collins to second with the bases full. Gandil popped to Holke.
1 Hit, No Runs

Second Inning:
New York -- Rariden singled to center. Sallee forced Rariden, Gandil to Weaver. Sallee tried to sacrifice. Burns fanned. Herzog was safe on Weaver's error, Sallee going to second. Weaver made a bad fumble when he had plenty of time to catch Sallee at second. Kauff out E. Collins to Gandil.
1 Hit, No Runs
Chicago -- Weaver out, Fletcher to Holke. Schalk out, Fletcher to Holke. Cicotte walked. J. Collins fouled to Rariden.
No Hits, No Runs

Third Inning:
New York -- Zimmerman singled to center. Fletcher up, Zimmerman tried to steal but Weaver dropped the ball allowing him to get back to first. Weaver was given an error. Fletcher lined to McMullin who doubled Zimmerman off first, McMullin to Gandil. Robertson beat out an infield hit. Holke fanned.
No Hits, No Runs
Chicago -- McMullin flied to Robertson. E. Collins walked. Jackson flied to Robertson. Felsch doubled to left scoring Collins. Gandil flied to Kauff.
1 Hit, 1 Run

Fourth Inning:
New York -- Rariden singled to right. Sallee sacrificed out, Gandil unassisted. Rariden going to second. Burns singled to right, taking second on J. Collins error, Rariden scoring. Herzog safe on Weaver's error. Burns going to third. Kauff safe on Gandil's error. Burns scoring. Zimmerman forced Kauff, McMullin to E. Collins and the latter doubled, E. Collins to Gandil.
2 Hits, 2 Runs
Chicago -- Weaver out, Zimmerman to Holke. Schalk out to Holke, unassisted. Cicotte flied to Burns.
No Hits, No Runs

Fifth Inning:
New York -- Fletcher lined to Jackson. Robertson singled to right, third straight hit. Holke popped to Weaver. Rariden up, Robertson stole second. Rariden purposely passed. Sallee fanned.
1 Hit, No Runs
Chicago -- J. Collins fanned. McMullin flied to Kauff. E. Collins singled to left. Jackson singled, Collins taking second. Felsch out, Sallee to Holke.
No Hits, No Runs

Sixth Inning:
New York -- Burns flied to Jackson. Herzog out, E. Collins to Gandil. Kauff singled to left, his second hit. Zimmerman out, E. Collins to Gandil.
1 Hit, No Runs
Chicago -- Gandil out, Sallee to Holke. Weaver singled past third. Schalk singled to center, Weaver taking third. Risberg batting for Cicotte. Risberg singled to right, scoring Weaver, Schalk took second. J. Collins out to Holke, unassisted. Schalk taking third. Risberg to second. McMullin out, Holke unassisted.
3 Hits, 1 Run

Seventh Inning:
New York -- Williams now pitching for Chicago. Fletcher doubled to left. Robertson was safe on an infield hit. Williams was given an error because of his failure to field Robertson's bunt. Holke was it by a pitched ball and laid out, but later resumed his place at bat. The ball hit him and glanced off his bat as he was crouching for a bunt. Holke fanned. Rariden singled, scoring Fletcher. Robertson going to second. Sallee fanned. Burns fanned.
2 Hits, 1 Run
Chicago -- J. Collins popped to Fletcher. Jackson singled to left. Felsch singled to left, Jackson going to second. Gandil doubled, scoring Jackson and Felsch. Weaver out, Fletcher to Holke, Gandil going to third. Schalk walked. Lynn batting for Williams up. Gandil scored when Herzog let Rariden's throw get by, Schalk going to second, Schalk took third on Fletcher's throw to the plate. Fletcher given an error. Lynn fanned.
3 Hits, 3 Runs

Eighth Inning:
New York -- Faber now pitching for Chicago. Herzog fanned. Kauff out, Faber to Gandil. Zimmerman flied to J. Collins.
No Hits, No Runs
Chicago -- J. Collins singled to right. McMullin sacrificed, Zimmerman to Holke, J. Collins going to second. E. Collins singled to center, scoring J. Collins. Jackson singled to right, E. Collins scoring when Zimmerman threw to catch Jackson and jackson went to third when Zimmerman threw wild, drawing an error. Felsch up. Sallee relieved, Perritt pitching, Felsch singled scoring Jackson. Gandil flied to Burns. Felsch out stealing, Rariden to Fletcher.
4 Hits, 3 Runs

Ninth Inning:
New York -- Fletcher out, Weaver to Gandil. Robertson flied to Jackson. Holke out, McMullin to Gandil.
No Hits, No Runs

Game 5 Box Scores
Giants AB R H RBI BB SO AVG
George Burns lf 4 2 1 1 1 2 .250
Buck Herzog 2b 5 0 1 0 0 1 .200
Benny Kauff cf 5 0 2 2 0 0 .400
Heinie Zimmerman 3b 5 1 1 0 0 0 .200
Art Fletcher ss 5 1 1 0 0 0 .200
Jim Thorpe rf 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Dave Robertson ph-rf 5 0 3 1 0 0 .600
Walter Holke 1b 5 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Bill Rariden c 3 1 3 1 1 0 1.000
Slim Sallee p 3 0 0 0 0 2 .000
Pol Perritt p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
               
               
               
TOTALS 40 5 12 5 2 7 .300
      
White Sox AB R H RBI BB SO AVG
Shano Collins rf 5 1 1 0 0 1 .200
Fred McMullin 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Eddie Collins 2b 4 2 3 1 1 0 .750
Joe Jackson lf 5 2 3 0 0 0 .600
Happy Felsch cf 5 1 3 2 0 0 .600
Chick Gandil 1b 5 1 1 2 0 0 .200
Buck Weaver ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 .250
Ray Schalk c 3 0 1 0 1 0 .333
Reb Russell p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Eddie Cicotte p 1 0 0 0 1 0 .000
Swede Risberg ph 1 0 1 1 0 0 1.000
Lefty Williams p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Byrd Lynn ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000
Red Faber p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
TOTALS 37 8 14 6 4 2 .378

Giants IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Slim Sallee (L, 0-2) 7.1 13 8 7 4 2 5.28
Pol Perritt 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 2.08

White Sox IP H R ER BB SO ERA
Reb Russell 0 2 2 2 1 0 .000
Eddie Cicotte 6 8 2 1 1 3 1.57
Lefty Williams 1 2 1 1 0 3 9.00
Red Faber (W, 2-1) 2 0 0 0 0 1 2.50

Russell pitched to three batters in the 1st inning.
ERRORS-- Williams, Weaver 3, S. Collins, Gandil, Fletcher, Herzog, Zimmerman
DOUBLE PLAYS-- White Sox 2(McMullin to Gandil; McMullin to E. Collins to Gandil)
DOUBLE-- Kauff (1), Fletcher (1), Felsch (1), Gandil (1)
STOLEN BASES-- Kauff (1), Schalk (1)
CAUGHT STEALING-- Felsch(1)
SACRIFICE BUNTS-- Sallee, McMullin
GROUNDED INTO DOUBLE PLAY-- Zimmerman
LEFT ON BASE--Giants 11, White Sox 10
RUNNERS IN SCORING POSITION--Giants 4 for 17, White Sox 4 for 13
TIME-- 2:37
ATTENDANCE-- 27,323
UMPIRES-- HP: O'Loughlin. 1B: Klem. 2B: Rigler. 3B: Evans.
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