Final

Series: Game 3 of 4

New York leads 2-1 (as of 9/7)

Game 1: Thursday, September 5
Detroit 3Final
New York 9
Game 2: Friday, September 6
Detroit 1Final
New York 8
Game 3: Saturday, September 7
Detroit 2Final
New York 1
Game 4: Sunday, September 8
Detroit 4Final
New York 6

Tigers 2

(52-90, 21-50 away)

Yankees 1

(88-53, 44-25 home)

    4:05 PM ET, September 7, 2002

    Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York 

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    DET 010000010 2 - -
    NYY 000100000 1 - -

    W: F. German (1-0)

    L: M. Mussina (16-9)

    S: J. Acevedo (28)