On September 30, 1955 — At Ebbets Field In Game 3 of the World Series, the Dodgers’ Johnny Podres defeats Bob Turley who fails to last 2 innings. C Roy Campanella leads the attack with 3 hits and 3 RBI, as Brooklyn wins 8 – 3.
In Game 3, Roy Campanella’s two-run home run after a walk off Bob Turley in the first put the Dodgers up 2–0, but in the second, Mickey Mantle, who only played in 3 games in this series, hit his only home run of the series. Bill Skowron then doubled and scored on Phil Rizzuto’s two-out single to tie the game. In the bottom of the inning, two singles and a hit-by-pitch loaded the bases before walks to Jim Gilliam off Turley and Pee Wee Reese off Tom Morgan put the Dodgers up 4–2. In the fourth with two on, Campanella’s RBI single and Carl Furillo’s sacrifice fly extended the Dodgers’ lead to 6–2. In the top of the seventh, Rizzuto walked with two outs and scored on Andy Carey’s triple, but in the bottom half, Jackie Robinson doubled with one out off Tom Sturdivant and scored on Sandy Amoros’s single. After a forceout and walk, Reese’s RBI single extended the Dodgers’ lead to 8–3. Johnny Podres pitched a complete game as the Dodgers cut the Yankees’ series lead to 2–1. This was the last World Series game to be played in the month of September.
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