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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.
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 St Louis Cardinals Tickets - St Louis Cardinals Schedule - St Louis Cardinals Baseball Tickets
During the World Series, the Yankees entered the bottom of the 9th inning trailing 3-2.
During the 1931 World Series, the Cardinals defeated the Athletics in 7 games with a score of 4-3 and acquired the 1931 World Series title.
In the 2006 World Series, the Cardinals was even more successful when they gained the title once again, winning the Series in five games with games 1, 3, 4 and 5.
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 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in North America, 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.
World Series Precursors to the World Series (1857-1901)
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 Postseason Index - Baseball-Reference.com
World Series (4-3): Minnesota Twins (95-67, AL) vs. Atlanta Braves (94-68, NL)
World Series (4-1): Baltimore Orioles (98-64, AL) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (90-72, NL)
World Series (4-0): Boston Braves (94-59, NL) vs. Philadelphia Athletics (99-53, AL)
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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.
For their first World Series game on the lakefront, 25,734 Indians fans watch their home team score two in the first and two in the 3rd off Leon Cadore (15-14) and Al Mamaux.
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 1926 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Playing in their first World Series, the Cardinals traveled to New York for the opener.
Both clubs scored single runs in the first, after which the pitchers settled down.
Alexander held the Yanks scoreless in the eighth and ninth, and the Series ended when -- with Gehrig at the plate and the Yankees trailing by one run -- Ruth was caught trying to steal second base.
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 The Ballpark Guys Test of World Series Knowledge
Reggie Jackson is the lifetime World Series slugging percentage leader with a mark of.755, including a staggering.890 in three series with the Yankees.
Such was the case in the 1959 World Series, when the Los Angeles Dodgers' Chuck Essegian carved his name in the World Series record book by clubbing an unprecedented two pinch-hit homers in the Dodgers' first-ever Los Angeles World Series win.
The first time a manager won the World Series in both leagues, he opposed a manager in the series who had also won a World Series in the other league and was trying to accomplish the same feat.
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 World Series : A Comprehensive History of the World Series by Baseball Almanac
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.
His about-face spawned the "Brush Rules," a set of guidelines relating to the on-field play and off-field finances of the World Series which exists to this day.
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 Today in History: October 1
The Yankees had also made it to the 1926 World Series (but lost to the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games), and this photograph of the 1926 team includes almost the entire 1927 lineup.
Collins, who caught in the 1927 Series, is the only player who was not on the 1926 team.
Some of the game's greatest players have participated in the World Series, among them Ty Cobb, Cy Young, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, and the unforgettable trio of Tinker, Evers, and Chance.
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 1926 World Series - BR Bullpen
In 1926, O'Farrell would be named the National League's Most Valuable Player as the Cardinals responded to Hornsby's stern and unrelenting managing style by going 89-65 and bringing the first pennant to St. Louis since 1888.
In 1926, contrite and determined, Ruth was at his best again, hitting.372 while leading the league with 47 home runs, 139 runs scored and 145 RBI.
But in the 1926 World Series, batting in the cleanup spot while Ruth was being walked a record number of times, Meusel failed to drive home a single run in seven games.
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 Grover Cleveland Alexander
Military service in World War I cost Alex one-plus years after three straight 30-win seasons, and a shell that burst in his ear may have triggered the epilepsy and led to the alcoholism that plagued him for the rest of his days.
He won one more in the World Series against Boston-- the last Series win for the Phillies until 1980.
In November after having attended the World Series died in a boarding house at 617 6th Street, St. Paul of heart failure.
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 Bob O'Farrell | The BASEBALL Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In 1926 he was named NL MVP, helping to lead the Cardinals to their first World Series birth.
O'Farrell had just a few token appearances in the 1918 World Series, which Chicago lost to Boston (the last time the Red Sox won a WS), because Bill Killefer was the Cubs' primary catcher.
O'Farrell was a team sparkplug the next four seasons, winning the 1926 MVP Award as the franchise won it's first title.
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 1926 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Both teams looked to be strong on both sides of the plate, but the Yankees remained heavy favorites after dethroning the Giants' dynasty in the 1923 World Series.
Not to be outdone, Grover Alexander entered Game 2 and struck out ten to even-up the 1926 World Series 1-1.
By walking Babe Ruth a World Series record four times in that game.
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 World Almanac for Kids
** Play-offs and World Series canceled due to strike.
Atlanta, NL New York, AL Florida,† NL New York, AL New York, AL New York, AL Arizona, NL Anaheim, AL Florida, NL World Series not held because New York (NL) refused to play Boston (AL).
*** World Series not held due to strike.
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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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 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.
Louis Cardinals (Cardinals) won the 1926 World Series with 4 games, over the New York Yankees (Yankees) 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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 Pete and Tony
It was one of the most dramatic moments in World Series history.
He struck out an amazingly low 47 batters the entire 1926 season, but the World Series was different.
Alexander limited celebrating his Game 6 victory because the winning World Series share was better than the losing share.
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Notable among them are the Vaughn-Toney no-hitters (Game #9), Don Larsen's perfect game in a World Series (Game #11), Game 7 of the 1960 World Series (Game #18), and my top two moments: Kirk Gibson's fairy tale homer in the 1988 World Series and the Shot Heard 'Round the World.
The 1946 World Series featured the Red Sox in the first of three failed seventh-game Series efforts since their last win in 1918.
In fact, only one game in 531 Series contests had ended in such a manner, with Los Angeles' Kirk Gibson supplying those theatrics in the opener of the 1988 Series.
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 1926 World Series - STL vs. NYY - Baseball-Reference.com
1926 World Series - STL vs. NYY - Baseball-Reference.com
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 Vintage Baseball Publications and Memorabilia
This is the World Series year for Boston as the came a couple of outs from winning their first World Series since 1918 in the first season after World War 2.
The end of the dynasty for the Yankees as 1964 was their final World Series season until the late 1970's.
Three generic score sheets, nicely scored from Games one and two of the World Series versus the Cincinnati Reds and game two of the ALCS versus the Kansas City Royals.
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 1926 World Series Highlights
The Cards whipped the Pirates in a double-header on August 31 and went into September in first place, faced with an unfortunate schedule oddity - their entire September schedule was on the road (and you thought we had scheduling problems in the modern era).
She had left him a message: "Tell Rogers that after he wins the pennant to go on and win the World Series.
The Yankees of 1926 welcomed back Babe Ruth, who had missed most of the 1925 season due to health problems and suspension.
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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.
Also, each World Series champion's wins and losses are noted in parentheses after the Series score in games.
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 ESPN.com - MLB Playoffs 2001 - 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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 Yankee Player Photo Template   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Miller Huggins was the "Mighty Mite" who managed the Yankees to dominance in the 1920s, winning six pennants in eight years and three World Series titles, the first three in franchise history.
He was a feisty, temperamental manager who wasn't afraid to challenge players and opponents who were twice his size, which almost everyone was.
His death late in the 1929 season was one of the saddest days in franchise history, and the viewing of his casket at Yankee Stadium drew tens of thousands of fans.
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 World Series Champions
The Red Sox became the first team to come back from a 3-0 series deficit in baseball history, and, overall, rattled off eight straight wins to capture the Commissioner's Trophy.
On a team with many possible candidates, Manny Ramirez was named World Series MVP, although it's interesting to note that Derek Lowe became the first pitcher ever to earn wins in three series clinching games.
The following is a list of each franchise's World Series championships since 1903 (I'll try to include the World Series from 1884-1892, but I've got to figure out what team became what, et cetera).
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 Tony Lazzeri | The BASEBALL Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
All-Star, 1933; Lazzeri finished third in the 1928 Al MVP voting, behind Mickey Cochrane and Heinie Manush.
Pete Alexander fanned Lazzeri with the bases loaded in the seventh game of the 1926 World Series, helping to preserve the Cardinals win...
Lazzeri never led his league in any other offensive category than strikeouts, but in 1929 he had a great season.
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 BallparkTour.com - Yankee Stadium
Less than a month after ending a streak of 2,130 games played, the baseball world was shocked to learn Lou Gehrig was stricken with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurological disorder for which there is no cure.
Brooklyn was leading the Yankees 2-0 in Game 7 of the 1955 World Series and trying to claim its first World Series title in eight tries.
On October 4, 1965 with the Yankees out of the World Series for only the third time in 17 years the Stadium hosted an event of worldwide significance.
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 1926 World Series Information
It was also the third World Series loss in four tries for Babe Ruth's Yankees, although they would rebound to win the Series in 1927 and 1928.
Grover Cleveland Alexander, pitching on short rest, came out of the bullpen to strike out Tony Lazzeri with the bases loaded in Game 7 and lead the Cardinals to victory, upsetting the powerful New York Yankees Murderers' Row lineup.
The series features a three-home run game by Ruth in Game 4, a World Series record only equalled twice: by Ruth again in 1928, and by Reggie Jackson in 1977.
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