Dodgers History

Reuss vs. Guidry – The Rematch

October 25, 1981 – The Dodgers took a 3-2 World Series lead with a 2-1 victory in Game 5 of the World Series at Dodger Stadium. Left-hander Jerry Reuss outdueled Yankees’ ace Ron Guidry, who took a 1-0 lead into the seventh inning until allowing consecutive home runs by Pedro Guerrero and Steve Yeager. Reuss scattered five hits for the complete-game victory in a rematch of Game 1 at Yankee Stadium when Guidry won, 5-3.