MLB World Series

Season 60 Episode 1

Game 1 - Colorado at Boston (2007)

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Oct 24, 2007 on FOX
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Game 1 - Colorado at Boston (2007)

Game 1 of the 2007 World Series between the Colorado Rockies and the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts.
Final Score: Colorado 1 Boston 13
Boston leads series 1-0

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    Joe Buck

    Joe Buck

    Play-By-Play Announcer

    Tim McCarver

    Tim McCarver

    Color Commentator

    Chris Myers

    Chris Myers

    Field Reporter

    Ken Rosenthal

    Ken Rosenthal

    Field Reporter

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    Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


    • TRIVIA (10)

      • Final Score
        Colorado 1 Boston 13
        Boston leads series 1-0

      • The Boston Red Sox won the American League pennant by defeating the Cleveland Indians 4-3 (10-3, 6-13 (11), 2-4, 3-7, 7-1, 12-2, 11-2) in the Championship Series and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3-0 (4-0, 6-3, 9-1) in the Division Series.
        The Colorado Rockies won the National League pennant by defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-0 (5-1, 3-2 (11), 4-1, 6-4) in the Championship Series and the Philadelphia Phillies 3-0 (4-2, 10-5, 2-1) in the Division Series.

      • Official Scorers for the 2007 World Series:
        Bill Ballou, Worcester Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Massachusetts)
        Gerry Fraley, Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado)
        Chaz Scoggins, Boston Red Sox Official Scorer (Game 1)
        Mike Shalin, Boston Red Sox Official Scorer (Game 2)
        Dave Einspahr, Colorado Rockies Official Scorer (Games 3 and 4)

      • The balk committed by Colorado pitcher Franklin Morales was the first in a World Series games since David Weathers of the New York Yankees committed one in Game 4 of the 1996 Series against the Atlanta Braves.

      • Colorado pitcher Franklin Morales set a World Series record for the most earned runs allowed in an inning when he allowed seven in the fifth inning.

      • Colorado came into the World Series having won 21 of 22 games, including seven in a row in the playoffs. They also had a record eight days off after sweeping Arizona in the National League Championship Series.

      • The Boston Red Sox 13 runs scored are the most in a Game 1 in World Series history.

      • Boston's nine extra base hits tied a World Series record for the most extra base hits by one team in a Series game. The combined 13 extra base hits (Boston 9, Colorado 4) set a World Series record for the most extra base hits by both teams in a Series game.

      • The teams combined for 12 doubles (Boston 8, Colorado 4), which set a World Series record for the most doubles by both team in one game.

      • Dustin Pedroia led off the Red Sox half of the first inning with a home run. It was just the second lead-off home run in a World Series Game 1. The other was in the 1969 Series when Don Buford of the Baltimore Orioles homered off Tom Seaver of the New York Mets.

    • QUOTES (3)

      • Colorado First Baseman Todd Helton: It's a big loss, Game 1 of the World Series. But knowing the heart of this team, we'll come back tomorrow.
        Colorado First Baseman Todd Helton: Not sure what the final score was, but we were a little rusty.

      • Boston First Baseman Kevin Youkilis: We definitely had a lot of momentum going. Our motto is always early and often.

      • Boston Starting Pitcher Josh Beckett: I executed just enough pitches today to survive. That's a good lineup over there. You can tell how hungry they are.

    • NOTES (3)

      • Jeanne Zelasko - Pregame Host, Kevin Kennedy - Pregame Analyst, Eric Byrnes - Pregame Analyst, Eric Karros - Pregame Analyst

      • Starting Lineups
        Colorado Rockies
        Willy Taveras CF
        Kazuo Matsui 2B
        Matt Holliday LF
        Todd Helton 1B
        Garrett Atkins 3B
        Brad Hawpe RF
        Troy Tulowitzki SS
        Yorvit Torrealba C
        Ryan Spilborghs DH
        Jeff Francis P
        Boston Red Sox
        Dustin Pedroia 2B
        Kevin Youkilis 1B
        David Ortiz DH
        Manny Ramirez LF
        Mike Lowell 3B
        Jason Varitek C
        J.D. Drew RF
        Julio Lugo SS
        Jacoby Ellsbury CF
        Josh Beckett P

      • Reserves
        Colorado Rockies
        Jeremy Affeldt
        Jeff Baker
        Jamey Carroll
        Aaron Cook
        Manny Corpas
        Josh Fogg
        Brian Fuentes
        LaTroy Hawkins
        Matt Herges
        Chris Iannetta
        Ubaldo Jiménez
        Franklin Morales
        Seth Smith
        Ryan Speier
        Cory Sullivan
        Boston Red Sox
        Alex Cora
        Coco Crisp
        Manny Delcarmen
        Eric Gagné
        Eric Hinske
        Bobby Kielty
        Jon Lester
        Javier López
        Daisuke Matsuzaka
        Doug Mirabelli
        Hideki Okajima
        David Ortiz
        Jonathan Papelbon
        Curt Schilling
        Kyle Snyder
        Mike Timlin

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