WORLD SERIES, 1961: GAME 3 {EXCERPT} {CINCINNATI REDS VS. NEW YORK YANKEES} (TV)

Summary

This excerpt from the 1961 World Series features the Cincinatti Reds against the New York Yankees in the third game of the series, which is tied at one game each. The action picks up in the bottom of the eighth inning with the score tied at two. Highlights include the following: the Reds are retired in order by Yankee relief pitcher Luis Arroyo; Yankee slugger Roger Maris hits a solo home run, his first hit of the series, to put the Yankees ahead, three to two; Mickey Mantle strikes out swinging; Yogi Berra and Elston Howard both ground out to end the top half of the ninth inning; in the bottom half of the ninth, Gene Freese of the Reds strikes out; pinch hitter Chico Cardenas hits a shot off the scoreboard in left center for a double with one out; and Gus Bell belts a ground ball right back at Arroyo, who knocks it down and then throws to first to end the game. Commentators Mel Allen and Joe Garagiola give the post-game summary.

Details

  • NETWORK: NBC
  • DATE: October 7, 1961 Saturday 1:45 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:29:53
  • COLOR/B&W: B&W
  • CATALOG ID: T85:1011
  • GENRE: Sports
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Baseball; Sports; World Series - 1961
  • SERIES RUN: NBC - TV, 1961
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CREDITS

  • Mel Allen … Sports Commentator
  • Joe Garagiola … Sports Commentator
  • Luis Arroyo
  • Guss Bell
  • Yogi Berra
  • Chico Cardenas
  • Gene Freese
  • Elston Howard
  • Mickey Mantle
  • Roger Maris
  • Cincinnati Reds (baseball team)
  • New York Yankees (baseball team)
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