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The
NEVADA DUSTERS
The Story of a Major League Baseball Franchise
1962 World Series
GAME SIX
October 25, 1962
Yankee Stadium (NewYork, NY)
Game One     Game Two     Game Three     Game Five     Game Seven
The sixth game was a pitcher's duel, as Whitey Ford took on Joe Horlen. Horlen cruised through the Yankee order the first time, allowing nary a hit. But Tony Kubek led off the home 4th with a single and Roger Maris walked. The Dusters' hopes of getting out of the frame without damage rose as Eddie Mathews hit into a 5-5-3 double play that erased the lead runner, but Mickey Mantle singled in Maris to make it 1-0 New York. In the 6th Kubek again led off with a single, and again Mathews hit into a double play, and this time the Yankees didn't score. They didn't need to. Ford pitched superbly, allowing just six hits in nine innings. The Dusters had few opportunities. Vic Power led off the 1st with a single but was thrown out going for an extra base. Lee Maye singled and Billy Williams moved him over with a grounder, but Hector Lopez struck out to end the inning. It was the 9th before Nevada had another baserunner on second. Lee Maye turned a one-out single into a double, and Billy Williams reached on a fielding error by left-fielder Yoga Berra. Lopez grounded out and Clete Boyer hit a line drive speared by a leaping Bill Skowron at first base to end the game. Maye accounted for three of the Nevada hits and the only extra base hit, a double. The series was tied, and the consensus among the baseball pundits was that the Dusters had missed their chance to put the Yankees away -- and now the momentum had swung back to the New York ballclub.

Yankee Stadium, Game 6

Lineups:
NEV: Power, Maye, Williams, Lopez, Boyer, Adair, Hubbs, Carreon, Horlen
NYY: Kubek, Maris, Mathews, Mantle, Skowron, Berra, Howard, Gardner, Ford

Nevada Dusters at New York Yankees
GAME SIX
October 25, 1962
Yankee Stadium, New York

TOP OF THE FIRST
Whitey Ford takes the mound for the Yankees.
Vic Power singled up the middle. <--1>
Vic Power went for an extra base and was thrown out at second. <--->
Lee Maye singled to right. <--1>
Billy Williams grounded to third. <-2->
Hector Lopez struck out. <-2->
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the first, the game is tied at 0.

BOTTOM OF THE FIRST
Joe Horlen takes the mound for the Dusters.
Tony Kubek struck out. <--->
Roger Maris grounded to third. <--->
Eddie Mathews grounded to first. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the first, the game is tied at 0.

TOP OF THE SECOND
Clete Boyer walked. <--1>
Jerry Adair grounded to third for a double play (5-4-3). <--->
Ken Hubbs grounded to the shortstop. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the second, the game is tied at 0.

BOTTOM OF THE SECOND
Mickey Mantle grounded to short. <--->
Bill Skowron popped up behind home plate. <--->
Yogi Berra grounded to short. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the second, the game is tied at 0.

TOP OF THE THIRD
Cam Carreon singled to left. <--1>
Joe Horlen popped up to first. <--1>
Vic Power grounded to second, forcing the runner at second. <--1>
Lee Maye struck out. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the third, the game is tied at 0.

BOTTOM OF THE THIRD
Elston Howard flied out to center field. <--->
Billy Gardner popped up to the catcher in foul ground. <--->
Whitey Ford grounded to the shortstop. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the third, the game is tied at 0.

TOP OF THE FOURTH
Billy Williams struck out. <--->
Hector Lopez popped up behind home plate. <--->
Clete Boyer grounded to first. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the fourth, the game is tied at 0.

BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH
Tony Kubek singled to center. <--1>
Roger Maris walked. <-21>
Eddie Mathews grounded to third for a double play (5-5-3). <-2->
Mickey Mantle singled to center field, scoring a run. <--1>
Bill Skowron walked. <-21>
Yogi Berra popped up to second. <-21>
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
At the end of the fourth, New York leads 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE FIFTH
Jerry Adair grounded to short. <--->
Ken Hubbs grounded to third. <--->
Cam Carreon grounded to short. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the fifth, Nevada trails 1 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH
Elston Howard struck out. <--->
Billy Gardner popped up behind home plate. <--->
Whitey Ford lined out to right. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the fifth, New York leads 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE SIXTH
Joe Horlen popped up behind home plate. <--->
Vic Power grounded to third. <--->
Lee Maye singled to left. <--1>
Billy Williams flied out to left. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the sixth, Nevada trails 1 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH
Tony Kubek singled through the right side. <--1>
Roger Maris flied out to left. <--1>
Eddie Mathews grounded to third for a double play (5-4-3). <--->
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the sixth, New York leads 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE SEVENTH
Joe Pepitone came in to play First Base. <--->
Hector Lopez flied out to left. <--->
Clete Boyer singled to right. <--1>
Jerry Adair grounded to short for a double play (6-4-3). <--->
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the seventh, Nevada trails 1 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH
Mickey Mantle popped up to the catcher in foul ground. <--->
Joe Pepitone singled to right. <--1>
Yogi Berra popped up to second. <--1>
Elston Howard flied out to right. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the seventh, New York leads 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE EIGHTH
Ken Hubbs grounded to first base. <--->
Cam Carreon popped up foul down the third base line. <--->
The Yankees guarded the lines.
Mack Jones pinch hit for Joe Horlen. <--->
Mack Jones struck out. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the eighth, Nevada trails 1 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH
Claude Raymond came in to pitch for the Dusters. <--->
Billy Gardner singled to left field. <--1>
Whitey Ford laid down a sacrifice bunt to the pitcher. <-2->
Tony Kubek flied out to center field. <-2->
Roger Maris popped up to short. <-2->
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the eighth, New York leads 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE NINTH
Vic Power grounded to first. <--->
Lee Maye singled to right. <--1>
Lee Maye went for an extra base and reached second. <-2->
Billy Williams reached first on a fielding error by the left fielder. <3-1>
Hector Lopez lined out to right. <3-1>
Clete Boyer grounded to first base. <3-1>

THE YANKEES TIE IT UP: 1-0