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  World Series - MSN Encarta
The World Series is held in October and concludes the major league baseball season.
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.
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 1927 Yankees Profiles - Pitchers
1927 was his only year with the team, and his last year in baseball.
His 2.28 ERA was the best in baseball in 1927, and he tied for the league lead in saves with 13.
Huggins was not sure if he would be available for the Series after he was hit in the knee while pitching batting practice in Pittsburgh.
www.angelfire.com /pa/1927/profiles2.html   (2541 words)

  
 1927 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1927 World Series, the New York Yankees swept the Pittsburgh Pirates in four big games.
The 1927 World Series was the first Series in which the American League team swept (4-0) the National League team.
The 1927 Pittsburgh Pirates led the National League in runs, hits, batting average and on base percentage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1927_World_Series   (478 words)

  
 New York Yankees World Series
This marked the first World Series played at Yankee Stadium, and was the first World Series to reach over $1 million in gate receipts.
During the regular season, the Yankees were 101-53 (0.656), and beat the St. Louis Cardinals in the Series 4 games to 0, of their second consecutive sweep in the Series.
World Series title in 1996 ended an 18 year title drought, but ushered in an era of dominance.
www.yankees-redsox-rivalries.com /YankeesWorldSeries.php   (2132 words)

  
 World Series St. James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture - Find Articles
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.).
The World Series not only bounced back in the 1920s, but came to form the centerpiece of a new era of popularity and stability for baseball.
John McGraw's Giants had returned to the World Series in 1921 to find they were in the first of 13 "Subway Series," facing their co-tenants at the Polo Grounds, the Yankees, who now had the biggest star in sports, Babe Ruth.
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 1927 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Fans in 1927 witnessed the play of what many baseball historians consider to be the greatest team in the history of baseball, The 1927 New York Yankees.
The result was an 8-1 triumph that left the Yankees one win away from sweeping the Series and reclaiming their crown.
The 1927 New York Yankees led the American League in runs scored, hits, triples, home runs, base on balls, batting average, slugging average and on base percentage.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1927ws.shtml   (767 words)

  
 Today in History: October 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
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.
The series was financially and popularly successful, but the arrangement to play was informal, depending only upon an agreement by the teams involved.
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 WhoWins(tm) -- Best-of-7 Series 847: New York vs Arizona (MLB)
The last World Series team to lose Games 1-2 on the road and win Game 3 by a 2-runs-1 score at home was the 1988 Oakland Athletics, which proceeded to lose the Series to the Los Angeles Dodgers in five games.
In series 847, the Yankees' scoreless streak now stands at 17 half-innings of offense (and counting), which breaks a New York Yankees offensive futility record in best-of-7 World Series play: That record was 16 consecutive scoreless half-innings while at bat, set in the 1926 World Series vs. St.
Pre-series: Best-of-7 series 847 (the 2001 World Series) is the 42nd best-of-7 playoff series for the New York Yankees and the second for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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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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 World Series Almanac : 1927   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
he Yankees of 1927 were the best of all.
The Yankees were once again on the threshold of sweeping the Series and retrieving their coveted title.
Though he managed to knock the next two batters but due to his terrible pitch to next two batters, helped the Yankees to won their second championship title.
www.worldseries-almanac.com /1927_worldseries.html   (216 words)

  
 Ludwig Quidde - Biography
Initially not antiwar on principle, Quidde's interest in the peace movement, prompting him to join the German Peace Society shortly after its founding in 1892, grew out of his historical studies, his ethical ideals, his distrust of the military, and the urgings of his wife, Margarethe, whom he married in 1882.
Frédéric Passy at the Congress at Lucerne in 1905 to achieve a rapprochement between German and French, supervised the organization of the World Peace Congress of 1907 in Munich, became president of the German Peace Society in 1914, a position he held for fifteen years.
Even in exile, Quidde continued to attend World Peace Congresses, to publish articles, and to exercise his organizational talents by founding the Comité de secours aux pacifistes exilés to care for fellow political exiles from Nazi Germany.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1927/quidde-bio.html   (987 words)

  
 Two Thousand Three NFL Draft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
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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 Todd's Webpages - 2001 World Series Game 5
To be down by two runs and one out away from falling behind in the series, yet walk away with a heart stopping win and all the sudden be in the lead in the series.
In the 1927 World Series, the Yankees had 38 hits as a team in the four games.
In the 2001 World Series, the Yankees have 29 total hits as a team in the first five games, but no player has more than four and ten different players have at least one hit.
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 The Unofficial 1927 New York Yankees Home Page
In 1927, as the United States continued its return to normalcy after their involvement in the Great War almost a decade earlier, it was a time when President Calvin Coolidge was trying to run the country very quietly, literally.
With the flag secured, Huggins would be able to manipulate his pitching staff in preparation for the upcoming world’s series, while the players were left to chase personal records, albeit it without sacrificing any teams goals.
Before the 1927 edition of the Yankees could be labeled as the greatest team in history, they had to try to win only their second world’s series.
www.angelfire.com /pa/1927/index.html   (4299 words)

  
 Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
The 1927 Pittsburgh Pirates were an outstanding team as the presence of Pie Traynor, Paul and Lloyd Waner and Glenn Wright would indicate.
The Pirates were talented enough, in fact, to win the National League pennant, finishing 1 1/2 games ahead of the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals and two in front of the New York Giants.
The third game of the Series belonged to Pennock, the 33-year-old lefthander who took a 4-0 World Series record into the game.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1927.html   (1021 words)

  
 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
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.
tsn.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1925.html   (1060 words)

  
 Historic Baseball : 1927 New York Yankees are considered one of the greatest teams of all time
It's only fitting that a team that produced a quarter of baseball's World Champions in a century would hold the honor for what is considered to be one of the greatest single teams of all time.
FOUR BY 100: Four players on the 1927 Yankees, including Ruth and Gehrig, drove in at least 100 runs.
The rumored reason was that the Pittsburgh Pirates were intimidated after watching the Yankees taking batting practice prior to the Series' Game 1.
www.historicbaseball.com /teams/1927yankees.html   (400 words)

  
 Wilcy Moore | BaseballLibrary.com
As a 30-year-old rookie with the 1927 Yankees, he went 19-7 and led the league with 13 relief wins and 13 saves (his 2.28 ERA would also have led, had he qualified with the then-necessary ten complete games).
After saving the opener of the 1927 World Series against the Pirates, he started and won the fourth and final game.
He later claimed that overwork in 1927 caused the arm problems which sidelined him in 1928 and hampered his career.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/M/Moore_Wilcy.stm   (629 words)

  
 The World Series - Ideum portfolio
Over a hundred series and thirteen championships of the 19th century are included.
A QuickTime VR (virtual reality) panorama created from a series of panoramic images taken during the 1927 World Series.
Created to honor the 100th anniversary of the modern World Series, the exhibit runs on three independent computer kiosks.
www.ideum.com /portfolio/world_series   (508 words)

  
 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.
www.scrabaseball.com /worldseries.htm   (231 words)

  
 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
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.
archive.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1980.html   (1375 words)

  
 National Baseball Hall of Fame - World Series Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The National Baseball Hall of Fame is proud to present a selection of cover art and scorecards from classic World Series games from the past.
These images are scanned from original World Series programs that are part of the extensive collection at the National Baseball Library.
We will continue to add different World Series program cover art and scorecards to this online collection, so please check back often for new images.
www.baseballhalloffame.org /exhibits/online_exhibits/ws_programs   (234 words)

  
 infoSync World : Review Centre : Palm m130
On the whole it is not a bad device, and we would be able to recommend it for mid- to low-end users, were it not for one or two serious flaws.
Measuring 4.8 x 3.1 x 0.9 inches and weighing 5.4oz, it is not as light as the m500 series but still has a comfortable weight.
One of the long-standing objections that many people have to the m100 series is the smaller than standard screen.
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 Baseball As America
With millions tuning in on television, the World Series has become a communal event, uniting both faithful and casual viewers in the great moments we all remember—Larsen’s perfect game, Mays’ catch, Fisk’s home run.
Used during the ‘26 Fall Classic as well, the Waynesburg scoreboard was last employed to recreate the action of the ‘27 World Series, when the Pirates were defeated by the New York Yankees and their legendary Murderers’ Row lineup.
Following the ‘27 Series, the Waynesburg scoreboard was stored in the basement of the Blair Hotel, where it remained until the early 1990s.
www.baseballasamerica.org /from_the_tour_03.htm   (750 words)

  
 College World Series Appearances   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
In fact, the Coyotes took home the first two Northwest Conference baseball titles (1926 and 1927), won the NWC Eastern Division title in 1940, and took home league crowns in 1948 and 1949.
Behind coaches Tim Mooney and Shawn Humberger, the Coyotes have advanced to the post-season in each of the 20 seasons, including College World Series appearances in 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2002 - including the 1998 NAIA Championship.
Recaps of each of the World Series appearances can be accessed via the links to the immediate left.
www.albertson.edu /athlete/baseball/worldseries.htm   (146 words)

  
 Yankee Player Photo Template
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.
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.
Although as St. Louis's manager until 1917 he didn't find any substantial success (they never finished higher than 3rd), he was able to build on his experience as the manager of a budding New York Yankee team beginning in 1918.
www.ultimateyankees.com /millerhugginsphotos.htm   (488 words)

  
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Tuesday, October 11, 1927 -- The New York Yankees held on to win Game Six of the World's Series yesterday, defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6.
The victory gave New York the World's Championship for 1927, the Yankees winning four games to two for Pittsburgh.
After all, were it not for the Pittsburgh reserve's dramatic home run in the ninth on Sunday, the Series would already be over.
mywebpages.comcast.net /PaulaDeWitt/1927wsrp.html   (719 words)

  
 The Big Apple: Subway Series
The series was nicknamed the "Battle of Coogan's Bluff." The 1923 matchup was called an "all-New York World Series."
Most New Yorkers would rather have all the games of the 1927 world series within a nickel's ride of their homes.
The other half of the proposed subway series may or may not be closer to its goal line by tonight but no one can say that their chances are only nominal.
www.barrypopik.com /index.php/new_york_city/entry/subway_series   (352 words)

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