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Topic: 1916 World Series

 World Series - MarkovPedia, the future encyclopedia
ESPN Classic which the inaugural World Series matches would be postponed approximately 30 minutes after the beginning; star pitcher Jim Devlin was that the results of postseason on television serial Lost, the late 1940s.
World Series Cricket was forced to determine an epicenter ten teams use a "brand name" in World Series twice, the sport, because the 1919 World Series 50 teams finishing second major leagues.
The modern World Baseball Classic, to the pennant was instituted following the Red Sox, the American League could beat the 1912 Red Sox, the end of Commissioner in the United States"[4], "World's Series" for the office of the band of Frank Thomas in the 1990s.
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 World Series Summary
The term "World Series" was first coined for a nine-game series between the Boston Pilgrims and the Pittsburgh Pirates, an informal outgrowth of a 1903 "peace treaty" signed between the two competing "major" baseball leagues, the 27-year-old National League (N.L.) and the upstart 2-year-old American League (A.L.).
Despite its name, the World Series is not a "world championship" in the same sense as the FIFA World Cup or the Cricket World Cup because it is not between national teams, but is limited to Major League Baseball teams, which represent individual cities and states (currently of the United States and Canada only).
One of these series at the end of 1903 was a meeting between the two pennant winners and is known as the 1903 World Series.
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 1916 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Another World Series newcomer, the Brooklyn Robins (later known as the Dodgers) had paved their way to the 1916 Fall Classic with solid hitting by Zack Wheat and standout pitching from the arm of Jeff Pfeffer, a twenty-five game winner.
In the first World Series game ever to be played at the newly constructed Ebbets Field, he combined with relief from Jeff Pfeffer, to pitch a 4-3 triumph that put his team back into play.
Series veteran Ernie Shore returned in Game 5 for the Red Sox and shut the door on the Robins with a 4-1, Series deciding victory.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1916ws.shtml   (724 words)

 World Series : Boston Red Sox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Though they won 11 American League flags in 1903, 1904, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 1946, 1967, 1975, 1986 and 2004 but were able to conquer the Fall Classic title, a post-season playoff, only six times in 1903, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918 and 2004.
The Red Sox appeared in their second back to back World Series while Brooklyn Dodgers (formerly known as Brooklyn Robinson) were making their first World Series appearance after winning their first National League title.
This was the Red Soxs’ fifth and the last World Series title since Babe Ruth, Sox’s ace player was traded off to the Yankees due to his notorious habits.
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 World Series Game Baseball History, History Of The World Series Games.
Before the birth of the World Series in 1903, there were other postseason championships that took place as early as 1884.
The first World Series, in 1903, was a best-of-nine affair arranged between the champions of the older National League (founded in 1876) and the American League.
Identical to the ball used during the 2005 world series.
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 Red Sox in the World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The series was a well pitched defensive one with the Sox batting.186 and the Cubs.210.
The Cubs moved the first two games of the series to the larger Comiskey Park in hopes of drawing more fans, but it was hardly worth the effort when the largest crowd they could muster was 27,054.
With rumors that players would not be paid their series shares, players decided to boycott the remainder of the series, but an emotional appeal to patriotism by Boston Mayor Fitzgerald led to the resumption of the series which the Sox won four games to two.
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 Standing Liberty Quarter Dollars 1916-1930
World World I was raging in Europe, and the political climate in the United States was definitely guarded.
The series is collected in its entirety by date and mint or as part of  a 20th Century type set.
Unlike many other series, it is still possible to complete a full set in uncirculated condition—a valuable treasure that very few people will have the pleasure of owning.
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 The Curse Of The Bambino - The story of the Red Sox woes and the house that Ruth built.
In 1916 he led the league with a 1.75 ERA and spun a league leading nine shutouts.
In the 1916 World Series against the Brooklyn Dodgers, Ruth and Sherry Smith opposed each other in one of the greatest pitching duels in history.
The Red Sox, who had won five of the first 15 World Series ever played, have never won another since, instead subjecting their fans to years of blown leads, bone headed base running, and booted grounders losing 4 series, each one in game seven..
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 WhoWins(tm) -- Post-Season 2004: How Boston Suffered; What Boston Missed
The Boston Red Sox, whose World Series victory last year sent enterprising scribes in quest of advanced octogenarians who endured the last such shortest of winters, are beginning their first title defense since the season after the Armistice.
Perhaps the only comparable best-of-7 MLB playoff series was the 1963 World Series pitting the Yankees against the Dodgers, in their first post-season meeting since the latter abandoned Ebbets Field.
The 2004 World Series is also the only series in which the victorious team held a lead at some point in every single inning, without ever having trailed.
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 Two Thousand Three NFL Draft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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.
Over the last century, the World Series has been woven into the fabric of America's culture evolving far beyond a mere football tournament.
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.
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 2003 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Due to the 1994 strike and an NL abstention from the 1904 event, this was actually the 99th World Series event.
The series was, however, somewhat overshadowed by the League Championship Series that year, when the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox, both widely believed to be cursed, both went down to dramatic defeats in Game 7s.
MLB had alternated home-field advantage for the World Series between the two leagues prior to this, and the NL would have been due for home-field in 2003 before the change.
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 Baseball Almanac - World Series Menu
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.
Pittsburgh and Boston went head-to-head for eight games proving that great baseball between the two leagues was possible and that a merger would benefit the growth of the sport.
Surprisingly, Brush regretted the decision and later that year proposed to continue with the series as originally conceived.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Vic Aldridge, who had pitched the distance in the Pirates' lone victory of the Series, was called upon by Manager Bill McKechnie to keep his club afloat in Game 5.
Of particular note was the performance of the Senators' outfield, as Goose Goslin whacked three home runs in the Series for the second straight year, Joe Harris hit.440 with three homers and Rice batted.364 and made an unforgettable defensive play.
For the Pirates, it was a return to a supremacy of the baseball world they had not enjoyed since 1909 when rookie pitcher Babe Adams led the club to the World Series title by beating the Detroit Tigers three times.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One step away from World Series berths in 1976, 1977 and 1978, both the Phillies and the Royals lost in Championship Series play all three years.
While the Phils didn't exact revenge against their conquerors (having lost to the Cincinnati Reds once and the Los Angeles Dodgers twice), they were able to clear the NL Championship Series hurdle in 1980, and did so at the expense of the Houston Astros.
After losing down-to-the-wire AL Championship Series to New York in '76 and '77 and falling to the Yankees again in '78, Kansas City blotted out the Yanks in three straight games in the 1980 playoffs.
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 1916 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1916 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the Brooklyn Robins four games to one.
The Dodgers' Casey Stengel shined on offense in the 1916 Series but the Red Sox pitching core ultimately proved too much for the denizens of Flatbush.
The Robins became the last of the "original eight" National League teams to clinch a pennant, although it would be 39 years until they won their first World Series title.
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 Boston Red Sox @ fenwayfanatics.com: Red Sox History
Boston's only shot at a World Series title during Williams' tenure came in 1946, but the Red Sox lost in seven games to the St. Louis, the first of three meetings between these two clubs for a world championship.
Boston had opportunities to return to the Series in 1948 and 1949, but the Sox instead lost a one-game playoff to the eventual world champion Cleveland Indians in 1948 and then blew a one-game lead over the Yankees with two games to play at the end of the 1949 season.
Boston returned to the World Series in 1986, thanks in part to the young arm of "Rocket" Roger Clemens, who won not only the Cy Young Award but American League MVP honors.
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 Nigeriaworld -- The curse of the amalgamation
On October 9, 1916, he helped Boston defeat Brooklyn Dodgers in the game two of the World Series, pitching a fourteen inning complete game.
Early this mouth, a movie highlighting the behind the scene maneuvers of the Boston Red Sox during the 2003 season was release.
It is titled “Sill, We Believe: The Boston Red Sox Movie.” Despite eighty-six years of dreaming and desiring the glory of the World Series, the Boston Red Sox and its fans still believe.
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 The Official Babe Ruth Web Site :: News
In fact, his 29 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings in the 1916 World Series stood unmatched on the record books until 1961.
With the Babe on their roster, the Yankees won four World Series titles (in 1923, 1927, 1928, 1932) while the Red Sox remained winless.
In anticipation of the 2004 American League series championship, Yankees and Red Sox fans alike are visiting Ruth's grave with flowers and mementos, each hoping to sway the favor of the Bambino's spirit.
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 Amazon.com: 1916: Books: Morgan Llywelyn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
On Easter Monday, 1916, he is ready for the Rising itself, and (as happened on those famously unisex barricades) his sweetheart fights by his side.
The nave Ned isn't aware of this at first and is, instead, stunned by her beauty although he is side-tracked by another woman he clearly has a crush on.
This book, 1916, is fantastic historical fiction, therefore if you are interested in this period of time in Irish History(which is a very important era if you ask me), pick it up, please, and satisfy your appetites with this book.
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 Fall 2001: Origin of the Name "World Series"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
One baseball myth that just won't die is that the "World Series" was named for the New York World newspaper, which supposedly sponsored the earliest contests.
In fact, the postseason series between the AL and NL champs was originally known as the "Championship of the World" or "World's Championship Series." That was shortened through usage to "World's Series" and finally to "World Series."
But the Spalding Guide -- which, after all, was published by one of the world's largest sporting goods companies, with a vested interest in bringing baseball to other lands -- had grander ambitions.
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 Astros lose heartbreaker at bitter end | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
Texans waited 44 seasons to have their first World Series game in the Lone Star State, and they must wait at least one more day for the Astros to win in the Fall Classic.
The 2004 World Series champion Boston Red Sox are the only team to win a postseason series after falling behind 3-0, accomplishing the feat against the New York Yankees last season in the American League Championship Series.
But in terms of time, Tuesday's was the longest in Series history at 5 hours, 41 minutes, surpassing the previous record of 4:51 set during Game 1 of the Subway Series between the New York Yankees and Mets on Oct. 21, 2000.
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 AP Wire | 10/25/2006 | Baseball Today   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The reigning NL Cy Young Award winner, who missed the entire 2004 postseason due to injury, is pitching in his first World Series.
Placido Polanco, the ALCS MVP, leadoff man Curtis Granderson and former AL MVP Ivan Rodriguez are a combined 0-for-34 in the World Series.
Polanco, Rodriguez and Granderson hit a combined.326 with four homers and 15 RBIs in the division series against the New York Yankees and the ALCS against the Athletics, helping the Tigers average 5.4 runs in each matchup.
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Ranges mentioned in the 1916 rules text are in yards, but all ranges shown on the combat charts are converted to inches for game play in the corresponding scale.
See the 1916 Introduction for an overview of these scales.
1916 Situations — Features numerous sets of illustrated examples of game play, showing how assault and movement are carried out in various conditions.
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 World Series Game
Fourteen and a half months after the 1971 World Series, he Died in a plane crash off the coast of his native Puerto Rico as he attempted to take food, clothing and medical supplies to earthquake Victims in Nicaragua.
And, the NL did win two of the last five World Series, which is not statistically different from 0.500.
But in a World Series, these teams will also have to play games on the road where they are a combined 100 – 84, or 0.543, which is still very good, but not dominating.
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 WhoWins(tm) -- Best-of-7 Series 822: New York vs New York (MLB)
The New York Yankees become the sixth team in best-of-7 MLB Finals (World Series) to win a series WWLWW; the last MLB team to do so in the MLB Finals was the 1988 Los Angeles Dodgers.
Game 4: This game was the 37th in best-of-7 World Series play in which the home team trailed from the end of the first half-inning through the end of the game...
Game 3: The Mets' victory in the third game of series 822 constitutes a minor upset, since the Mets trailed by one run after five innings, and home teams trailing best-of-7 World Series games by one run after five had only a 21-44 (.323) game record...
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