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MLB – 1964 Highlights – World Series Game 6 – New York Yankees Vs St Louis Cardinals

The Cardinals struck first in Game 6 of the 1964 World Series between the AL’s New York Yankees verses the NL’s St Louis Cardinals, on Bill White’s double play with runners on first and third in the first off Yanks P Jim Bouton….but the Yankees tied the score in the fifth when Tom Tresh hit a leadoff double….and then scored on Bouton’s two-out single off Curt Simmons….and when back-to-back home runs by Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle put the Yankees up 3–1 in the sixth….to simply blow the game open in the eighth….with two on and two outs off Barney Schultz…. Elston Howard’s RBI single made it 4–1 Yankees….then after a walk loaded the bases….Cards Gordie Richardson relieved Schultz….and then gave up a grand slam homerun to Joe Pepitone to put the Yankees up 8–1. The Cardinals scored a run in the bottom of the inning on Bill White’s RBI ground out with runners on second and third and no out….then again in the ninth when Bob Skinner hit an RBI single with two on off Steve Hamilton….before Curt Flood hit into the game-ending double play. The Yankees’ 8–3 win forced a deciding Game 7.

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