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  World Series - MSN Encarta
The first World Series was held in 1903, when Barney Dreyfuss, owner of the NL champion Pittsburgh Pirates, challenged Henry Killilea, owner of the AL champion Boston Americans (later renamed the Boston Red Sox), to a best-of-nine-games series.
The 1920 World Series, which matched the Cleveland Indians and the Brooklyn Dodgers (later the Los Angeles Dodgers), became memorable for one of baseball's rarest feats—the unassisted triple play.
The 1921 World Series was played entirely in New York City, between the New York Yankees and the New York Giants.
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 World Series
In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of the North American Major League Baseball, played between the American League and National League champions, after the end of the regular season in October.
The 1904 Series[?] was supposed to be between the AL's Boston Pilgrims and the NL's New York Giants.
The Cleveland Indians ruined a possible all-Boston World Series by defeating the Boston Red Sox in a playoff after the two top American League teams were tied at the end of the season.
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 2001 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2001 World Series (the "November Series") took place between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the New York Yankees and is considered one of the most exciting World Series in recent memory.
Additionally, the Series would be taking place in New York City only seven weeks after the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks, representing a remarkable boost in morale for the fatigued city.
The series was opened in New York by President George W. Bush, who memorably threw out the ceremonial first pitch, a strike to Yankees backup catcher Todd Greene.
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 1921 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1921 World Series, the New York Giants beat the New York Yankees 5 games to 3.
This was the last of the experimental best-five-of-nine Series.
This was the first World Series to be broadcast on radio.
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 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
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.
The 2004 World Series was played from October 23 until October 27, between the National League champion St. Louis Cardinals and the American League champion the Boston Red Sox.
Rummel-based team eyes World Series berth (New Orleans Times-Picayune) More than a decade before any of its current players were born, a Rummel-based American Legion team captured its most recent Mid-South Regional championship and earned a berth in the 1976 World Series.
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 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.
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 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.
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 The World Series
The World Series began in 1903 when Pittsburgh of the older National League (founded in 1876) invited Boston of the American League (founded in 1901) to play a best-of-9 game series to determine which of the two league champions was the best.
After surviving two world wars and an earthquake in 1989, the World Series was cancelled for only the second time in 1994 due to the players' strike.
World Series - The World Series The World Series began in 1903 when Pittsburgh of the older National League...
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 1921 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Nothing changed in 1921 as their new acquisition raised his homerun record to a staggering fifty-nine, his RBI total to one-hundred seventy-one and his batting average to.378 on the way to their first American League pennant and World Series appearance.
In the first World Series to be played entirely in one ballpark (the Polo Grounds), the Big Apple's "rival roommates" squared off in the first official Subway Series.
The Yankees had regained their composure and walked away with a 3-1, Series leading victory, but at a terrible cost as their most valuable player would be unable to continue due to arm and knee ailments.
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 World Series Almanac : 1987   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
he 1987 World Series saw the Louis Cardinals rise to the top of the National League posting a 95-67 record while the Minnesota Twins made their first debut in World Series.
The Series was significant as it was the first World Series played in an indoor stadium, Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
The 1987 World Series was held from October 17 to October 25 with the Minnesota Twins winning it, 4 games to 3.
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 The Baseball Guru - Web Tour: MLB World Series History
The first World Series between the AL and NL was in 1903.
It was the second ever subway series and the Yankees were beaten by the Giants 4-0 with one tie.
In 1951, the World Series was broadcast coast to coast in another subway series.
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 Babe Ruth | The BASEBALL Page
In the 1918 World Series he continued his pitching heroics, running his series record to 29 2/3 scoreless innings, a mark that stood for forty-three years.
In 1932, the Yankees won their final title with Ruth, defeating the Cubs in the World Series, which featured Babe's famous "Called Shot." For the Babe it was his seventh World Series ring.
In fact, the idea was first mentioned seriously by Red Sox Hall of Fame outfielder Harry Hooper, who saw the value in the Babe's bat and glove in the outfield on a regular basis.
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 Subway Series
Since the inception of the modern-day World Series in 1903, the Fall Classic has been played within the borders of New York City a total of 14 times.
Technically, the first two all-NYC series, in 1921 and 1922, were not Subway Series because the Yankees and Giants shared the same ballpark — the Polo Grounds in upper Mahnattan.
Baseball’s relatively new three-tier playoff system makes it a bit more difficult for teams to make it to the World Series, and while the Yankees advanced to the capture their 25th championship, the Mets fell in the NLCS to the pennant-winning Atlanta Braves.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
As amazing as Ruth was in '20, he was even better in 1921 and led the Yankees to their first AL pennant.
In the first World Series to be played its entirety at one stadium, the Yankees and Giants got things going with a Mays-vs.-Douglas matchup.
The Yankees, in their first World Series, had come up losers despite an extraordinary performance by Hoyt, who did not permit an earned run in 27 innings.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
Baker, whose homer in Game 1 was his third and last in Series play, led Philadelphia with a.450 batting average and seven runs batted in.
Mathewson, pitching in what would be his final Series, wound up with a 5-5 lifetime mark in the fall classic -- he was 4-0 at one point-- after splitting two decisions in 1913.
Mathewson's Series slippage having mirrored the Giants' recent postseason problems, McGraw was fiercely determined restore his club to fall-classic glory.
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 [ Sports Central ] Sports >> MLB >> The First Ever Subway Series That Lasted Three Years
The TV ratings were one of the lowest for a World Series in quite some time.
They had a twelve-game World Series winning streak going as they began the 2000 World Series, dating back to the World Series they won against the Atlanta Braves in 1996.
The New York Yankees had won two consecutive World Series titles and they were prepared to do battle for their third against the New York Mets in 2000.
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 ESPN.com - MLB Playoffs 2001 - Big Unit reaches new height ... by being himself   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Yankees' three hits in Game 1 were their fewest in any World Series game since Game 3 of the 1963 World Series, when they got three against Don Drysdale.
The five unearned runs allowed by the Yankees on Saturday were the most any team has given up in a World Series game in almost 30 years, since the previous three-peaters, the A's, allowed five in Game 2 of the '73 Series against the Mets.
But just for future reference, in case the Series returns to scenic Arizona, the last time a World Series home run came down in a body of water was Game 4, 1980, when a Willie Mays Aikens homer kerplunked into a fountain in left-center field in Kansas City.
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 Erksine card part of series commenorating 1921 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Brooklyn's Carl Erskine was all smiles after beating the Yankees in the 1952 World Series.
It's part of a six-card set commemorating the 1952 World Series in which Erskine's Dodgers lost to the New York Yankees.
I'd put a ball signed by the 1954 World Series winners at $1,000-$1,500, although a pretty nice ball sold for $991 in a December MastroNet auction.
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In 1921, two New York baseball teams vied for the World Series for the first time, with the Giants beating the Yankees five games to three.
Still, the 1921 World Series made history for another reason: it was the first ever to be broadcast on radio.
Giant Frankie Frisch is shown here at bat during the 1921 series.
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 Grab your pajamas, it's World Series time: 10/21/01
This is the time of year when Americans make a sincere effort to care about the World Series, which determines which baseball team will be the champion of the entire world, except for the part of the world located outside the United States and southeastern Canada.
This is OUR national pastime, and that's why the World Series arouses our passion, even if we stopped paying attention to pro baseball some years ago, when it started adding mutant teams with names like the Tampa Bay Area Fighting Seaweeds.
This is the signal for all the players to run to the middle of the field and engage in a form of combat similar to professional wrestling, except that sometimes professional wrestlers, by accident, actually hit each other.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
Entering the last of the ninth inning of the Series opener, Ruffing and the Yankees led, 7-0.
That brought up the 24-year-old Kurowski, 3-for-14 at that point in the Series after batting.254 with nine homers during the regular season in his first extended big-league duty.
The World Series setback was the first since 1926 for the Yankees, who had won in all eight of their appearances in the fall classic in the interim.
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 WorldSeries.com History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Notes: For the first time in Series history, all the games were played in the same park as the Yankees and the Giants shared the Polo Grounds.
With Yankee Stadium still but a gleam in club owner Jacob Ruppert's eye, 1921 witnessed the first World Series played entirely in one ballpark, the Polo Grounds.
Game 4 saw the Giants even the Series at two apiece, as Shufflin' Phil Douglas outpitched Carl Mays, 4-2.
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 College World Series Tickets MLB Baseball Ticket - Cheap College World Series Tickets Broker
Two Major Leagues -- an established one called the "National" and a newcomer called the "American." The owners of Pittsburgh's NL club and Boston's AL club agreed to schedule a series of games to decide true superiority, and the team that won the most would be declared the best baseball team in the land.
From CY Young's first pitch for Boston to Troy Percival's last for Anaheim, that has remained the fundamental purpose of a living storybook known as the World Series.
No matter which teams they have followed, most fans would agree that the World Series can be split into two specific eras: 1903-1920, the Pre-Yankee Era; and 1921-Present, the Yankee Era.
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 Dodgers 1955 World Series
For this was the first time a team had won a seven -game world series after losing the first two games.
But Mickey Mantle, a serious loss to the Bombers throughout the series was still out with his painfully torn leg muscle.
Since the Yanks, who on Monday had squared the series by crushing the left-handed Karl Spooner with a five-run first-inning blast, were again being confronted by a southpaw, Stengel strung along with his right-handed batting power.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
Boston evened the Series, though, when Bill Dinneen threw a three-hitter and Patsy Dougherty walloped two homers in a 3-0 triumph.
The 3-0 decision was the Red Sox's fourth straight triumph and made the upstart Boston team champion of the First American league-vs. National League World Series.
Perhaps the main thing about the 1903 Series, though, was that it at least cooled tempers between baseball's warring factions.
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 ESPN.com - Oh, so many blowouts
And the of the 12 teams that won one blowout game or more in a World Series, eight of the 12 won the World Series.
But of the nine teams that won a blowout but didn't end the Series in the process, only five went on to win the World Series.
Contrary to a report on Fox, this was the third time a team won two games in one postseason series when it went into its last inning (ninth or later) trailing.
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 Phil Douglas | BaseballLibrary.com
His high point was two sterling Giant victories over the Yankees in the 1921 World Series.
August 24, 1921: The Pirates, in front by seven 1/2 games, drop a doubleheader to the Giants in New York before 35,000.
October 5, 1921: In the first one-city World Series since 1906, the Polo Grounds will be the site for all nine games.
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 eBaum's World Forum - subway series in chicago?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
09-06-2003 09:52 PM not possible, btw the subway series was first dubbed between the yanks and mets so come up with something different.
Actually, the term subway series was first when the NY Yankees played the NY Giants in the 1921 world series.
It was also used when the Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers played each other in a couple of world series' in the 50's.
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