October 3, 1955 In Game 6, the Yankees scored all five of their runs in the first off Karl Spooner. After two walks, back-to-back RBI singles by Yogi Berra and Hank Bauer put them up 2–0 before Bill Skowron capped the scoring with a three-run home run. Whitey Ford pitched a complete game, allowing one run (on Carl Furillo’s RBI single in the fourth) and four hits as the Yankees forced a Game 7 with a 5–1 win.

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New York Yankees 5, Brooklyn Dodgers 1

World Series Game 6 Played on Monday, October 3, 1955 (D) at Yankee Stadium I

BRO N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
NY  A    5  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5  8  0

BOX+PBP
WP: Ford (2-0)
LP: Spooner (0-1)
HR: Skowron (1)

Play by Play

DODGERS 1ST: Gilliam lined to left; Reese was called out on
strikes; Snider was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Dodgers 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Rizzuto walked; Martin struck out while Rizzuto
stole second; McDougald walked; Berra singled to center [Rizzuto
scored, McDougald to third]; Bauer singled to left [McDougald
scored, Berra to second]; Skowron homered [Berra scored, Bauer
scored]; MEYER REPLACED SPOONER (PITCHING); Cerv singled; Howard
was called out on strikes; Ford flied out to left; 5 R, 4 H, 0
E, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 2ND: Campanella flied out to center; Furillo was hit by
a pitch; Hodges walked [Furillo to second]; Robinson grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Hodges out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 2ND: Rizzuto popped to third; Martin struck out;
McDougald popped to shortstop in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 3RD: Amoros grounded out (pitcher to first); Meyer
struck out; Gilliam grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 3RD: Berra walked; Bauer singled to left [Berra to
second]; Skowron flied out to center; Cerv grounded into a
double play (third to first) [Berra out at third]; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 4TH: Reese singled; ZIMMER BATTED FOR SNIDER; Zimmer was
called out on strikes; Campanella walked [Reese to second];
Furillo singled to left [Reese scored, Campanella to second];
Hodges forced Furillo (shortstop to second) [Campanella to
third]; Robinson forced Hodges (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB. Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 4TH: AMOROS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); GILLIAM
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); ZIMMER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
2B); Howard struck out; Ford grounded out (third to first);
Rizzuto grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 5TH: Amoros grounded out (first unassisted); Meyer
grounded out (second to first); Gilliam singled to left; Reese
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1,
Yankees 5.

YANKEES 5TH: Martin singled to left; McDougald flied out to
center; Berra singled to center [Martin to second]; Bauer forced
Berra (third to second) [Martin to third]; COLLINS BATTED FOR
SKOWRON; Collins walked [Bauer to second]; Cerv popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 6TH: COLLINS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Zimmer walked;
Campanella was called out on strikes; Furillo grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Zimmer to second]; Hodges grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 6TH: Howard was called out on strikes; Ford grounded out
(pitcher to first); Rizzuto grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 7TH: Robinson flied out to center; Amoros singled to
center; KELLERT BATTED FOR MEYER; Kellert popped to second; Ford
threw a wild pitch [Amoros to second]; Gilliam walked; Reese
forced Gilliam (first to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 7TH: ROEBUCK REPLACED KELLERT (PITCHING); Martin reached
on an error by Robinson [Martin to first]; On a bunt McDougald
made an out to pitcher; Berra forced Martin (first to
shortstop); Bauer singled to center [Berra to third]; Collins
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. Dodgers
1, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 8TH: Zimmer was called out on strikes; Campanella
grounded out (shortstop to first); Furillo struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 8TH: Cerv lined to pitcher; Howard flied out to right;
Ford grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Dodgers 1, Yankees 5.

DODGERS 9TH: NOREN REPLACED HOWARD (PLAYING LF); Hodges grounded
out (shortstop to first); Robinson grounded out (third to
first); Amoros struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1,
Yankees 5.

Final Totals R H E LOB
Dodgers 1 4 1 7
Yankees 5 8 0 7