sal maglie delivers first pitch at ebbets field 1956 world seriesOn October 3, 1956 – Game 1 1956 World Series – Sal Maglie and the Brooklyn Dodgers defeat the Yankees, 6 – 3. Three batters into the game, the Yankees led 2–0 on a Mickey Mantle home run. Brooklyn struck back with a Jackie Robinson homer in the second inning and a three-run Gil Hodges shot in the third, then won behind Sal Maglie’s complete game.

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Play by Play

World Series Game 1 Played on Wednesday, October 3, 1956 (D) at Ebbets Field

NY  A    2  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  9  1
BRO N    0  2  3    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   6  9  0
BOX+PBP
WP: Maglie (1-0)
LP: Ford (0-1)
HR: Mantle (1), Martin (1), Robinson (1), Hodges (1)

Play by Play

YANKEES 1ST: Bauer grounded out (third to first); Slaughter
singled to first; Mantle homered [Slaughter scored]; Berra
walked; Skowron struck out; McDougald struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 1ST: Gilliam grounded out (shortstop to first); Reese
lined to right; Snider grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Martin popped to catcher in foul territory; Carey
struck out; Ford struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 2,
Dodgers 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Robinson homered; Hodges singled to center; Furillo
doubled [Hodges scored]; Campanella flied out to right [Furillo
to third]; Amoros flied to center; Maglie struck out; 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 2.

YANKEES 3RD: Bauer singled to left; Slaughter singled to left
[Bauer to second]; Mantle was called out on strikes; Berra
popped to third; Skowron forced Slaughter (third to second); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 2, Dodgers 2.

DODGERS 3RD: Gilliam popped to third; Reese singled to
shortstop; Snider singled to center [Reese to second]; Robinson
lined to center; Hodges homered [Reese scored, Snider scored];
Furillo flied out to right; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 2,
Dodgers 5.

YANKEES 4TH: McDougald flied out to left; Martin homered; Carey
flied out to right; WILSON BATTED FOR FORD; Wilson struck out
(catcher to first); Debut game for George Wilson; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 5.

DODGERS 4TH: KUCKS REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Campanella
doubled to center; Amoros singled to center [Campanella scored];
On a bunt Maglie grounded into a double play (first to shortstop
to second) [Amoros out at second]; Gilliam reached on an error
by Skowron; Gilliam stole second; Reese was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 6.

YANKEES 5TH: Bauer singled to left; Slaughter popped to third;
Mantle walked [Bauer to second]; Berra flied out to left;
Skowron flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3,
Dodgers 6.

DODGERS 5TH: Snider lined to left; Robinson lined to left;
Hodges grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 3, Dodgers 6.

YANKEES 6TH: McDougald was called out on strikes; Martin popped
to second; Carey singled to center; CERV BATTED FOR KUCKS; Cerv
singled to center [Carey to second]; Bauer popped to first; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 6.

DODGERS 6TH: MORGAN REPLACED CERV (PITCHING); Furillo grounded
out (shortstop to first); Campanella lined to center; Amoros
flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 6.

YANKEES 7TH: Slaughter lined to center; Mantle walked; Berra
lined to right; Skowron lined to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 3, Dodgers 6.

DODGERS 7TH: Maglie flied out to center; Gilliam walked; Reese
singled to center [Gilliam to third, Reese out at second (center
to shortstop to first to second to first)]; Snider was walked
intentionally; Robinson forced Snider (third to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 6.

YANKEES 8TH: McDougald struck out; Martin walked; COLLINS BATTED
FOR CAREY; Collins struck out; BYRNE BATTED FOR MORGAN; Byrne
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 3, Dodgers 6.

DODGERS 8TH: TURLEY REPLACED COLLINS (PITCHING); COLEMAN
REPLACED BYRNE (PLAYING 2B); MARTIN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
3B); Hodges struck out; Furillo grounded out (shortstop to
first); Campanella was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 3, Dodgers 6.

YANKEES 9TH: Bauer struck out; Slaughter singled to left; Mantle
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Slaughter out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3,
Dodgers 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          3   9   1    9
 Dodgers          6   9   0    4