Rookie Mickey Mantle connects for his first big league round tripper

Date: May 1, 1951
Site: Comiskey Park
Summary: Nineteen year old Mickey Mantle hits the first of his 536 career home runs as the Yankees tame the White Sox 8-3 on a 90 degree day in Chicago.  Sox Hurler Randy Gumpert has the honor of serving up the 6th inning 440 foot blast into the extreme centerfield stands. 


Yankees

AB R H BI
Mantle, rf 4 1 1 3
Mapes, rf 1 0 0 0
Coleman, 2b 5 0 1 1
McDougald, 3b 4 0 1 0
Woodling, lf 4 0 0 0
Berra, c 2 2 1 1
Silvera, c 1 0 0 0
Jensen, cf 4 0 0 0
Collins, 1b 3 2 1 0
Rizutto, ss 3 2 2 0
Raschi, p 1 1 1 0
Mize, ph 1 0 1 1
Martin, ph 0 0 0 0
Ferrick, p 0 0 0 0

TOTALS

33 8 9 6

White Sox

AB R H BI
Carrasquel, ss 5 0 2 1
Lehner, lf 4 1 1 0
Minoso, 3b 4 1 2 2
Robinson, 1b 4 0 0 0
Zarilla, rf 3 0 0 0
Busby, cf 4 0 0 0
Fox, 2b 4 0 0 0
Niarhos, c 4 1 2 0
Cain, p 1 0 0 0
Stewart, ph 1 0 1 0
Gumpert, p 0 0 0 0
Goldsberry, ph 1 0 0 0
Rotblatt, p 0 0 0 0
Baker, ph 1 0 1 0
TOTALS 36 3 9 3
 
Yankees 0 2 0 2 1 2

0

1 0 - 8 9 1
White Sox 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 3 9 1


Yankees

IP H BB SO
Raschi   (W) 7 6 1 4
Ferrick 2 3 0 1

White Sox

Cain  (L) 5 6 1 1
Gumpert 2 2 1 1
Rotblatt 2 1 1 2

E: Minoso, Rizutto
2b: McDougald, Raschi
HR: Minoso, Berrra, Mantle
SB: Coleman
Sac: Lehner, Raschi, Rizutto
DP: SOX 1
LOB: NYY 5, SOX 8
WP: Cain
HBP: Berra (by Cain), McDougald (by Cain)
Time of game: 2:38
Attendance: 14,776


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