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Topic: 1925 World Series

 World Series - MSN Encarta
The new technology was first applied to the World Series in 1946, when games between the Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox were broadcast locally in Boston.
The series extended to the seventh game, when Pirates second baseman Bill Mazeroski hit a game-winning home run at the end of the ninth inning, to give Pittsburgh its first championship since 1925.
In 1995 the Atlanta Braves won the series, their only victory in five World Series appearances during the decade.
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 1925 World Series - BR Bullpen
But errors by shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh in both the seventh and eighth inning led to four unearned runs, and the Pirates become the first team in a best-of-seven Series to overcome a 3-1 Series deficit to win the championship.
His typical answer (including to Commissioner Landis, who said it was a good answer) was always "The umpire said I caught it." He left a sealed letter at the Hall of Fame to be opened after his death.
The Senators' regular shortstop and the 1925 American League Most Valuable Player, Roger Peckinpaugh, had a tough Series, committing a record eight (8) errors in the seven (7) game series.
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/1925_World_Series   (727 words)

The first contests resembling the World Series were held during the 1880s, when the leading baseball clubs of the two major leagues -- the National League and the American Association -- agreed to play in exhibition games following their regular seasons.
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 Pilgrims (later called the Boston Red Sox), to a best-of-nine-games series.
The World Series continued to be played during World War II (1939-1945), but all of baseball faced difficulties.
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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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 Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
Johnson had reached the 20-victory plateau for the 12th and last time in 1925 and, in the process, climbed within four victories of the 400 mark in his big-league career.
The AL MVP in 1925, he suffered a stinging comedown against the Pirates by setting a record with eight errors in one Series (regardless of position).
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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 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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 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.
Over the last century, the World Series has been woven into the fabric of America's culture evolving far beyond a mere baseball 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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 Baseball Historian - Part of the Sports Historian Network
In the 1928 World Series he pitched 5 2/3 innings in relief, allowing just a single run.
In 1927, his 15-10 record helped the Pirates win another pennant, but this time he was the losing pitcher in Game 2 as the Pirates were swept by the Yankees in four straight.
In the 1920 World Series against Cleveland he batted.320, with 8 hits in 25 at bats.
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 About World Series - Win 2006 World Series Tickets
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 baseball tournament.
In 1884, the Providence Grays of the National League outplayed the New York Metropolitan Club of the American Association in a three game series for what was originally called "The Championship of the United States." Several newspapers penned the Grays as "World Champions" and the new title stuck.
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 Scifilm -- Reviews, THE LOST WORLD (1925)
THE LOST WORLD could rightly be called one of the most influential genre movies of all time.
In order to complete the missing sequences, Shepard and company used a 35 mm print found in the Czech Republic (with Czechoslovakian title cards!), a copy of the original movie trailer, and an educational film that featured some of the missing dinosaur sequences (8 prints in all were used).
Ray Harryhausen seems to have been inspired by THE LOST WORLD for many of the dinosaur fight sequences in his movies ONE MILLION YEARS B.C. and THE VALLEY OF GWANGI—the tyrannosaurus-triceratops battles in particular.
www.scifilm.org /reviews/lostworld.html   (1767 words)

 The Official Site of Major League Baseball: History: World Series History
Back in the World Series, Walter Johnson dominated the Pirates in Game 1, striking out 10 and beating them 4-1 with a five-hitter.
Johnson tired in the late innings but manager Bucky Harris refused to remove his ace, and the Pirates scored twice in the seventh and thrice in the eighth, clinching the Series with a 9-7 victory.
The "goat" of the Series was Washington shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh, who was named American League MVP for the regular season but committed eight errors in Series play, including two in Game 7 that resulted in four unearned runs.
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 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.
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 ESPN.com - MLB - Recap
Ortiz, the series MVP, started it with a two-run homer in the first off broken-down Kevin Brown, and Damon quieted Yankee Stadium in the second inning with a grand slam on Javier Vazquez's first pitch.
Boston won its first five World Series appearances, the latter three with Babe Ruth, who was sold the Yankees in 1920.
Since beating the Chicago Cubs for the 1918 title, Boston has lost four World Series -- to the Cardinals in 1946 and 1967, the Cincinnati Reds in 1975 and the New York Mets in 1986.
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 1925 World Series by Baseball Almanac
With the Series tied at three games apiece, it would all come down to the final outing at historic Forbes Field.
In 1925, The Big Train had reached 20+ wins for the twelfth season and was within four wins of the four-hundred mark (and he had done it entirely in a Washington uniform).
When game seven was complete, American League president Ban Johnson told Senators manager Bucky Harris, "You sacrificed a World's Championship for our league through your display of mawkish sentiment." The statement was made in regard to Harris' decision to allow Walter Johnson to pitch a complete Game 7.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1925ws.shtml   (1170 words)

 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Pregame
Any kid who ever hit a pebble with a broomstick has dreamed of homering to win a World Series.
The Pirates this year will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their fifth world title, won by the 1979 team featuring Pops Stargell and the "We Are Fam-A-Lee" Pirates in their bumblebee uniforms and railroad conductor hats.
It was before the 1985 baseball drug trials — when Dave Parker, Dale Berra and the Pirates mascot were implicated in a cocaine scandal that was the worst blot on baseball since the 1919 World Series fix.
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 ESPN.com: MLB - Top 10 plays of all time
To pick out one Brooks Robinson play from the 1970 World Series is like trying to pick out one diamond from the case at Tiffany's.
The scene of DiMaggio kicking the dirt in frustration is one of the enduring Series film clips of all time.
But Sam Rice's disputed catch in the 1925 World Series may have been the most controversial postseason play ever.
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 Autographed Baseballs -- 1925 World Series with Honus Wagner et al
The 1925 World Series was one of the most dramatic in the game's history, with Wagner's old team, the Pittsburgh Pirates, coming back from a three games to one deficit to defeat the American League champion Washington Nationals.
During his career Wagner had permitted relatively few articles to be published over his byline, but he agreed to "cover" the 1925 Series for the Christy Walsh Syndicate, and viewed the games from the press box.
Brick Owens, who penned the inscription, and Cy Rigler were two of the four umpires chosen to work the Series.
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 Postseason Index - Baseball-Reference.com
World Series (4-3): Minnesota Twins (85-77, AL) vs. St.
World Series (4-2): Philadelphia Athletics (102-52, AL) vs. St.
World Series (10-5): Detroit Wolverines (79-45, NL) vs. St.
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 Yankees celebrate ALCS win before series
While much of Friday was devoted to going over scouting reports ahead of the World Series opener against Florida on Saturday night, the Yankees couldn't help but look back at Thursday's win.
All season long, Derek Jeter had said this year's Yankees couldn't be compared to the ones that won World Series titles in 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000.
Before the series against Boston, he had proclaimed: "Victory is essential." There were no such urgings Friday to win a 27th Series title.
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 Sport Chalet - Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Pirates Mens Cooperstown Caps: Pittsburgh Pirates 1925 World Series Logo ...
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Commemorate your Pittsburgh Pirates and their 1925 World Series Championship win in this adjustable cap by New Era!
The relaxed-fit cap features an embroidered patch with the authentic 1925 World Series logo sewn at center front.
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 Gustav Hertz - Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He was appointed Research Assistant at the Physics Institute of Berlin University in 1913 but, with the onset of World War I, he was mobilized in 1914 and severely wounded in action in 1915.
In 1925, he was elected Resident Professor and Director of the Physics Institute of the University of Halle, and in 1928 he returned to Berlin as Director of the Physics Institute in the Charlottenburg Technological University.
He later demonstrated the quantitative relations between the series of spectral lines and the energy losses of electrons in collision with atoms corresponding to the stationary energy states of the atoms.
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 New York Yankees, Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Kevin K. Brown, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox - CBS ...
And now the Red Sox, 86 years between World Series titles and counting, are dead men walking.
But the Yankees are headed to their seventh World Series in the past nine seasons.
It's been done twice before: by the Chicago White Sox in the 1906 World Series against the Chicago Cubs, and by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1925 World Series against Washington.
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 The Cutting Edge » Blog Archive » Reds All Decade Team - 1920-1929
Despite the fact that the Reds had their first winning decade of the 20th century (and it would be their only until the 1960s), they didn’t play in a single World Series.
1925 was his best year and he finished with 21 wins and he led the league in innings pitched with 301.
After leading the league in innings pitched in 1925 and 1926 (285 2/3), Donohue appeared to break down as he never had a winning since after nor did he log 200 innings.
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 RWonline - RW Special Report
A pioneer in sports broadcasting, he called 12 World Series on radio, beginning in 1923.
That fall, he broadcast his first World Series as the "color" man to sportswriter Grantland Rice.
This is considered the first World Series carried via a national radio network broadcast.
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 The Lost World: 1925 Film
The 1925 version of The Lost World is far too massive and interesting to properly sum up in a single article.
How the film was cut and trimmed after 1925, and how it was restored in the 1990s.
The Lost World was first in a long string of jungle adventure movies during the 20's, 30's and 40's.
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 World Series Game Sevens #1 quiz -- free game
Who is the New York Giant catcher who caught his foot in his mask while chasing a pop foul in the 12th inning of game 7 of the 1924 World Series, leading to the winning run scoring for the Washington Senators?
Who is the Senator shortstop whose two errors in game 7 of the 1925 World Series allowed the Pirates to score four unearned runs and beat the Senators 9-7?
The 1926 World Series ended oddly when what New York Yankee player was thrown out trying to steal second?
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 1925 NL Mathewson Award
The Pittsburgh Pirates won the pennant this year, ending a string of four in a row by the Giants.
The Pirates then faced the Washington Senators in the World Series; they fell behind three games to one, then won the final three games to win the Series.
The Pirates' primary strength was their offense, though they also had some fine pitchers; the Cincinnati Reds had a great pitching staff, but were sunk by some terrible hitters.
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 Kiki Cuyler is in Baseball's Hall of Fame -- HistoricBaseball.com
In 1925, he hit.357 for the Pirates with 18 home runs, 102 RBI and 41 stolen bases.
In the 1925 World Series, Cuyler was at his best in game 7.
In 1927, however, he was benched by the Pirates by manager Donie Bush and held out of the World Series against the Yankees.
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 The Official Site of The Pittsburgh Pirates: News: Pittsburgh Pirates News
Pittsburgh's 2005 schedule includes rematches with a couple of memorable World Series opponents as well as series against both teams who reached the Fall Classic in 2004.
For the first time since the 1979 World Series, the Pittsburgh Pirates will host the Baltimore Orioles when the Pirates begin the Interleague portion of their 2005 schedule with a three-game series beginning Monday, June 6.
It will be the Pirates' first visit to the nation's capital since the 1925 World Series against the Washington Senators.
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