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Baseball Umpires, USA, 1950s
Baseball Umpires, USA, 1950s

070019 Baseball Umpires, USA, 1950s

World Series 1952, Game 1, Brooklyn Dodgers vs New York Yankees, USA
World Series 1952, Game 1, Brooklyn Dodgers vs New York Yankees, USA

070269-0255 World Series, Game 1, Brooklyn Dodgers vs New York Yankees, USA 1952. Joe Black pitched a complete game and became the first African-American pitcher to win a World Series game. Jackie Robinson's lead off home run in the second off of Allie Reynolds put the Dodgers up 1–0, but Gil McDougald tied the game with a lead off home run of his own in the third. Duke Snider's two-run home run in the sixth put the Dodgers back in front 3–1. The Yankees cut the lead to 3–2 on a Gene Woodling triple and Hank Bauer sacrifice fly in the top of the eighth, but Pee Wee Reese gave the Dodgers that run back with a two-out home run in the eighth off of Ray Scarborough as Brooklyn won 4–2 to take a 1–0 series lead.