1st Behind 3–0, the Yankees tie it up in the top of the 8th, but rookie Stan Musial singles in Enos Slaughter in the bottom of the inning to forge a 4–3 Cardinal victory.
3rd The Cards win their second in a row as Ernie White shuts out New York on 6 hits, winning 2–0. Arguments during the game result in $200 fines for Joe Gordon and Frank Crosetti; the latter will also suspended for the first 30 days of the 1943 season for shoving umpire Bill Summers.
4th The Cards get 6 runs in the 4th, but the Yankees tie the game with 5 in the 6th. St. Louis scores 3 more runs to win 9–6 in a 22-hit game.
In a rematch of last year’s IBA world championship, Cuba tops Venezuela, 8–0, behind Connie Marrero’s 3-hitter. Venezuela is led by 2B Luis Aparicio, Sr. and losing pitcher Chino Canonico. Marrero will debut with the Washington Senators in 1950.
5th Whitey Kurowski’s 2-run HR in the 9th inning gives St. Louis a 4–2 WS triumph and enables the Cardinals to upset the New York Yankees in 5 games.