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  World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, played in October after the end of the regular season between the pennant winner of the American League and the pennant winner of the National League.
The Series winner is determined through a best-of-seven playoff (except in 1903, 1919, 1920 and 1921 when the winner was determined through a best-of-nine playoff) and is awarded the World Series Trophy, as well as World Series rings.
These series' were arranged by the individual teams, not by the leagues directly, the same as the 1880s World's Series matches had been, and which had often proved troublesome.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_Series   (7237 words)

 World Series : A Comprehensive History of the World Series by Baseball Almanac
Every sport has their pinnacle trophy, but none is as coveted as baseball's World Series; a best of seven contest that celebrates our national pastime.
The World Series is the crushing blow of Fred Snodgrass dropping a routine fly ball and Willie McCovey hitting the final out straight to Bobby Richardson.
The inaugural World Series of 1903 was a resounding success and represented the first step in healing the bruised egos of both the veteran National and fledgling American Leagues.
baseball-almanac.com /ws/wsmenu.shtml   (819 words)

 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The New York Giants, having scuttled the 1904 World Series with an unmistakable air of disdain, were willing participants in the 1905 fall classic.
The Series would be contested under guidelines drawn up by the Giants' owner, seeking to stabilize an event he earlier had torpedoed.
The Series also was noteworthy because the Giants concentrated on scuttling the opposition instead of the event itself.
tsn.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1905.html   (743 words)

 World Series | BaseballLibrary.com
The first World Series, in 1903, was a best-of-nine affair arranged by the winners of the NL and the AL and won by the AL's Boston Pilgrims in a 5-3 upset over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The 1917 Series was memorable for Giants third baseman Heinie Zimmerman's futile chase to home plate of Eddie Collins as the White Sox took the lead in the Series clincher; neither catcher Lew McCarty nor pitcher Rube Benton covered home.
The Yankees appeared in their last World Series for the next 12 years in 1964 and lost to the Cardinals, led by Bob Gibson.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/S/Series_World.stm   (12135 words)

 World Series Almanac : 1951   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The New York Yankees won the Series in 6 games earning their third consecutive title in World Series.
The 1951 Series was also known as the "The Season of Change" as many ace players of baseball game left their teams and a new group of talented players was introduced.
Game 6 of the World Series was a much exciting as both teams went confronting each other for five innings.
www.worldseries-almanac.com /1951_worldseries.html   (199 words)

 1912 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Still reeling from the devastating loss in the previous World Series, they managed to take comfort in the less-than stellar performance of their rival Philadelphia Athletics.
Rookies, even seventeen game winners, rarely started World Series openers and it would prove to be a fatal mistake in the eyes of many Giants fans as Woods and the Sox took a 4-3 first game advantage.
Neither team could break through in the eleventh inning and once again, a World Series game was called short and went into the books as a 6-6 tie due to darkness.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1912ws.shtml   (1146 words)

 CBS 47 Jacksonville - 2004 World Series Preview - St. Louis vs. Boston   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
After an incredible run through the American League playoffs, the Red Sox are in the World Series for the first time since 1986 and now have a chance to erase the Curse of the Bambino and win the Fall Classic for the first time since 1918.
The 1946 and '67 World Series are the only two times the Cardinals and Red Sox have met in the postseason.
The last World Series appearance was especially tough to take for Red Sox fans, who no doubt remember the infamous play by Bill Buckner when the ball went under the first baseman's legs in the 10th inning of Game 6 versus the Mets.
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 Fred Merkle | BaseballLibrary.com
April 20, 1912: After hitting the game-winning home run in the 11th inning to beat the Reds, 5—4, Cubs OF Jimmy Sheckard forgets and heads for the clubhouse after touching 2B.
October 16, 1912: In the Series finale, Christy Mathewson squares off against Hugh Bedient in quest of his first win of the Series.
This World Series was the most butterfingered in history, with thirty-one errors recorded, seventeen for The Giants.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/M/Merkle_Fred.stm   (2355 words)

 Fenway Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
They did win what was probably the most memorable game in World Series history, on October 21, 1975, when Carlton Fisk ended Game 6 against the Cincinnati Reds with a 12th-inning home run over the Green Monster just inside the left field foul pole.
Duffy’s Cliff was a 10-foot-high mound which formed an incline in front of the left field wall from 1912 to 1933, extending from the left-field foul pole to the flag pole in center; named after the Red Sox’s Duffy Lewis, the acknowledged master of defensive play on the cliff.
The low concrete base of the left- and center-field walls was padded after the 1975 World Series, during which Fred Lynn crashed into the concrete wall in center.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
While the 1992 World Series between the Braves and Toronto Blue Jays might have fallen just short of equaling the 1991 Series for sheer excitement, it was real close.
This time, the Series participants engaged in four one-run games out of the six -- and the decisive game was an 11-inning thrill-o-rama that for taut drama would be difficult to top.
Another pinch-hitter, Francisco Cabrera, tried to match his NL Championship Series heroics -- it was his two-run single that enabled the Braves to sew up the NL flag -- and he sent a scorching line drive to left field.
tsn.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1992.html   (1219 words)

 Rube Marquard | The BASEBALL Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Marquard's teams lost every World Series, with Rube posting a 2-5 record with a 2.91 ERA in 11 games, eight of which were starts.
The righty was not credited with a victory over Brooklyn when he relieved in the eighth inning with the score tied and his club went on to win, 4-3.
In the World Series, which was lost when outfielder Fred Snodgrass muffed a fly ball in extra-innings of the finale, Marquard was 2-0 with a 0.50 ERA in two complete game wins for the Giants.
www.thebaseballpage.com /past/pp/marquardrube   (644 words)

 Salon.com News | 30 more memorable moments
1912: Snodgrass' Muff costs the Giants again, this time in the deciding Game 8 of the 1912 World Series.
The error leads to a two-run rally that wins the Series for the Red Sox, who would suffer a similar fate 74 years later, with Buckner the goat.
Eight players, including the great Shoeless Joe Jackson, are banned for life, and baseball adopts a zero-tolerance posture toward gambling that remains more or less in place.
www.salon.com /news/sports/col/kaufman/2002/07/31/thirty/index1.html   (1237 words)

 EO Newsroom: New Images - 2004 World Series Parks
The 2004 World Series moved from the Boston Red Sox’s Fenway Park to the St. Louis Cardinal’s Busch Stadium for the third game of the series on October 26, and the change is no small one.
The stadium turned out to be just as lucky for the Cardinals as Fenway Park was for the Red Sox—the team won the 1967 World Series the year after the park opened.
The move to the familiar territory of their home stadium could be a boost to the Cardinals, who lost the first two games of the seven-game series.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With the AL's designated-hitter rule being used in the Series for the first time (it would be implemented in alternating years), Driessen had found a spot in the Cincinnati lineup.
The trip to the plate was Mason's first and last in World Series competition, making him the only man to hit a home run in his lone career Series at-bat.
Amazingly, Anderson did not make a single change during the entire Series among his nine regulars, forsaking the use of a pinch-hitter or a pinch-runner and never making a switch in either his batting order or defensive alignment.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1976.html   (758 words)

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The 1902 Pirates didn't have a World Series to play in, but the 1907 Cubs won the World Series.
The 1912 Giants lost a dramatic World Series to the Red Sox.
The '39 Yankees were coming off three straight World Championships, and the '53 Yankees had already won four straight.
espn.go.com /mlb/columns/neyer_rob/1209427.html   (868 words)

 World Series History
The Washington Nationals (Twins) won the 1924 World Series with 4 games, over the New York Giants (Giants) who won 3 games.
The Pittsburgh Pirates (Pirates) won the 1925 World Series with 4 games, over the Washington Nationals (Twins) who won 3 games.
The (Angels) won the 1959 World Series with 4 games, over the Chicago White Sox (White Sox) who won 2 games.
www.baseballhistory.info /World-Series.html   (2159 words)

 World Series curse lifted by comeback - [Sunday Herald]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
One inning, three outs away from elimination in four straight games in the American League Championship Series against the hated, dreaded, mythic Yankees, the Red Sox won that fourth game and the next three to create their own myth.
What all this achieved for the Red Sox was elevate them to the best-of-seven World Series, which began last night against the St Louis Cardinals.
Since that sale, the Red Sox, who had won the World Series in 1912, 1916 and, with Ruth starring, 1918, haven’t won another, in fact have only appeared in four, the last in 1986.
www.sundayherald.com /45554   (1307 words)

 nbc13.com - MLB - 2004 World Series Position-By-Position Breakdown
Those two teams will meet in the 2004 World Series, in what's expected to be a strong offensive showing for both clubs.
The lefthanded batting Walker, who is in his first World Series, has hit.273 in his first postseason.
Chris Carpenter, a 15- game winner, isn't expected to be on the World Series roster as he's been out since the middle of last month recovering from a nerve problem in his biceps.
www.nbc13.com /mlb/3843978/detail.html   (2426 words)

 Bookreporter.com - WHEN BOSTON WON THE WORLD SERIES by Bob Ryan
Before Fenway Park was built in 1912, the Huntington Avenue Grounds, now the campus of Northeastern University, was the place to see professional baseball in Boston at the time.
The book also contains a brief World Series preview written by Murnane, several photos of players and other important figures, box scores from the 1903 World Series and complete team rosters.
Although the Red Sox haven't won a World Series since 1918, this stellar account of Major League Baseball at its infancy and its impact on the Boston sports culture makes it one not to miss.
www.bookreporter.com /reviews/0762414669.asp   (421 words)

 National Baseball Hall of Fame - Press Release - October 20, 2004
Historic panoramic photographs of Fenway Park from the 1912 World Series and Yankee Stadium from the 1927 World Series are available for purchase exclusively through the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s Web site, www.baseballhalloffame.org.
Game Two of the 1912 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Giants was played to a 6-6 tie with the game being called due to darkness.
Game Four of the 1927 World Series featured the New York Yankees prevailing in the deciding game, 4-3, over the Pittsburgh Pirates behind a Babe Ruth two-run homer.
baseballhalloffame.org /whats_new/press_releases/2004/pr2004_10_20.htm   (398 words)

 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The American League champs, of course, were expected to be the Philadelphia Athletics, Series winners the previous two years.
Then Red Sox rookie Hugh Bedient, a 20-game winner in 1912, outdueled Mathewson in a 2-1 decision that put the American Leaguers in command of the Series, three games to one (with one tie).
A happy ending to New York's storybook campaign -- a year featuring a spirited World Series comeback -- appeared one out closer when Boston pinch-hitter Clyde Engle began the bottom of the 10th by lofting a routine fly ball to center field.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1912.html   (868 words)

 1912 Red Sox
Def: #2 FA The Boston Red Sox haven't won a World Series title in 80 years, but they were one of baseball's dominating teams in the early days of the 1900s.
The 1912 edition of the club won 105 games and rates as one of the best teams of all time.
The best of seven World Series against the New York Giants went eight games because the second game ended in a tie before being called by darkness.
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 1912 World Series - BOS vs. NYG - Baseball-Reference.com
1912 World Series - BOS vs. NYG - Baseball-Reference.com
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1912 World Series (4-3-1): Boston Red Sox (105-47) over New York Giants (103-48)
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 Baseball's Miracle Boys | BaseballLibrary.com
Before the Amazin’ Mets, before Maz’s Sudden Shot to beat the Yankees in 1960, before the Washington Senators, “first in war, first in peace, last in the American League”, won their only World Series in 1924, the Miracle Braves staged the greatest second half ever seen on a diamond.
Ban Johnson’s circuit had won the last four World Series and had made the Fall Classic a display of the American League’s domination and clean play.
The World Series sweep and the Miracle were complete along with the 1914 Braves’ chapter in baseball history.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/submit/Triscuit_Zack1.stm   (3212 words)

 Fenway Park
The Red Sox won the World Series at Fenway in the park’s first year and won it three more times by 1918, but it took them another eight-six years before they won it again.
They won one of the most memorable game in World Series history, on October 21, 1975, when Carlton Fisk ended Game 6 against the Cincinnati Reds with a 12th-inning home run over the Green Monster just inside the left field foul pole.
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 ESPN.com: MLB - Greatest College World Series moments
But if you haven't gone to Omaha for the College World Series, there's a gap in your baseball experience no other event can fill.
Before they hit the big time, Omaha is the biggest time there is. "No one can support the World Series like Omaha can here in the Midwest," said longtime Miami coach Ron Fraser, who reached the CWS eight times and won two titles from 1963-92.
In no other World Series -- college or major league -- has anyone ever hit a two-out, walk-off home run in the deciding game to turn defeat to victory.
espn.go.com /mlb/columns/schwarz_alan/1393596.html   (1729 words)

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