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  1987 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1987 World Series (the Series on the Mississippi) was played from October 17 to October 25 between the Minnesota Twins and the St.
The 1987 Series was remarkable in several regards: It featured the first World Series game played in an indoor stadium (the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome), and was the first World Series in which all games were won by the home team.
It would be the logo for the 1988, 1990 and 1991 World Series.
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 1989 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1989 World Series was played between the Oakland Athletics and the San Francisco Giants, and is best remembered for the Loma Prieta earthquake which occurred on October 17 at the beginning of Game 3 of the series and which caused a 10-day disruption in play.
The first game of the 1989 World Series was played on October 14 at the Oakland Coliseum, the home field of the Oakland Athletics.
On the 100 Years of the World Series DVD, Tim McCarver, who was working as a broadcaster for ABC, incorrectly says that ABC started their coverage of the Earthquake Game at "Five O'Clock Eastern Time" (as opposed to "Five O'Clock San Francisco Time").
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 1932 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1932 World Series was the twenty-ninth edition of Major League Baseball's annual championship.
The 1932 Series would not only be noted for Babe Ruth's Called Shot home run, but for some of the most raucous bench-jockeying in Series history.
Game 3 of the series was played in Chicago, Illinois at Wrigley Field on a sunny October 1 day, and nearly 50,000 riled up Cubs fans were in attendance.
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 World Series History
The World Series however is more than just a baseball tournament; it is the Apple Pie a la mode at the end of a meal.
The World Series of baseball is Enos Slaughter racing to home plate from first base when everyone else in the ballpark assumed that he would hold up at third base.
The World Series of Baseball to some is Reggie Jackson blasting three first-pitch home runs in one game, or the New York Mets down to their last strike.
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 1911 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1911 World Series, the Philadelphia Athletics beat the New York Giants in 6 games.
His home run in Game 2 is the margin of victory for the Athletics, and his blast in Game 3 off Christy Mathewson ties that game, which the Athletics subsequently won.
The six consecutive days of rain between Games 3 and 4 cause the longest delay between World Series games until the 1989 earthquake-interrupted Series.
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 World Series
The World Series, which has determined the championship of professional baseball every year but two since 1903, can be traced to a series played in 1884.
The "modern" World Series was established between the American League and its older rival, the National League, in 1903 as part of a plan to regularize competition between the leagues.
The National League tried a championship series between the winners of the first half of the season against the winners of the second half, but it was not a hit with the fans and was dropped in 1893.
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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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 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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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
The American League champion Detroit Tigers then led St. Louis, three games to two, in the World Series and felt relatively comfortable as they headed home for the conclusion of the fall classic, but Manager Mickey Cochrane's club also was bowled over by the hell-bent-for-leather Redbirds.
And, needing only one victory to clinch their first Series championship, the Tigers were sending Schoolboy Rowe to the mound for Game 6.
Cochrane, named the Tigers' manager after being acquired in December 1933 from the Athletics, struggled in the Series with a.214 average and one RBI after helping the upstart Detroit club win the pennant with his field leadership and.320 average.
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 1934 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Many felt that their "all-out" style of play was a decided advantage over the American League's Detroit Tigers, who were 0-3 to date in World Series appearances.
Despite quality hitting on both sides, pitching was the deciding factor in the 1934 Series.
Louis Cardinals World Championship was unique primarily because eight (8) pitchers took the mound, but only two (2) earned wins and they were the brothers Dean—two (2) wins by
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 Two Thousand Three NFL Draft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
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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 World Series Almanac : 1983   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Phillies roster comprised veteran players of age 35-42, considered as one of the oldest in the National League.
The Series saw American League champion Baltimore Orioles matching the National League champion Philadelphia Phillies.
The Baltimore Orioles was the fourth team in World Series history to lose the starting game and then defeat their competitors in the next four games.
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 Pasco: Billy Rogell, part of famed infield
Rogell, a shortstop, led the Tigers to the 1934 World Series by teaming with first baseman Hank Greenberg, second baseman Charlie Gehringer and third baseman Marv Owen to combine for 462 runs batted in.
In the 1934 World Series, in which Detroit lost to the Cardinals, he beaned Dizzy Dean with the ball while trying to turn a double play, knocking him out cold.
He always wore that ring, Schlarman said, not the 1935 World Series ring that commemorated Detroit's victory over the Chicago Cubs.
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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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 Right Wing Nut House » WORLD SERIES
Starting in 2000 with the first “subway series” in more than a generation, the hated Yankees defeated the nearly-as-hated Mets in a battle of teams who believe that New York is the center of the universe.
But his fastball – once the scourge of the baseball world – is no longer the powerful weapon that allowed him to dominate batters in a way seen perhaps once in a generation.
Their World Series appearance turned out to be anti-climactic as they lost in 6 games to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first World Series played west of Missouri.
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 World Series Almanac : 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The New York Yankees scored two runs in the second innings to which the San Diego replied with hitting two runs in the third innings.
But the Yankees in four games, winning their second championship in three years and 24th overall, swept the series.
This was the first time that the Yankees played against an expansion team in the Series.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
But despite the domination of their NL brethren, the Dodgers were, once again, up against a team that had made a habit of dominating them.
Of the Dodgers' seven World Series setbacks, the last five had come at the hands of the Yanks.
Dem Bums would win another pennant, in 1956, but the '55 World Series title would stand not only as Brooklyn's first Series crown, but as the borough's only such achievement.
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 1934 World Series Highlights
Their "hellbent" syle of play earned them their "Gashouse Gang" label; originally meant to be critical, it became the banner they sailed under because it seemed fitting and right, and the players came to be proud of it.
After having faced the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Athletics in their previous four World Series appearances, the Cardinals found themselves up against another powerhouse opponent in the Detroit Tigers.
It was a foregone conclusion that Dizzy would win the World Series MVP Award, and he did, making him the second Cardinal in four years to be so honored.
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 Charlie Gehringer - Addict Baseball and Football Forum
With Gehringer, the Tigers won three pennants in seven years and their first World Series title in 1935.
He batted.379 in the 1934 World Series and.375 in the 1935 classic to help the Tigers win the world championship, but hit only.211 in the 1940 classic.
He was named to The Sporting News Major League All-Star team in 1933, 1934, 1936, 1937, and 1938 and was selected AL MVP in 1937.
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 Baseball Direct - #1 online source for baseball videos, books & calendars
A trio of different films on 1934, including "Play Ball", the first sound film ever produced by Major League Baseball, "Those Tigers", a highlight film on their pennant winning season, and the 1934 World Series.
The official MLB highlight film of the '52 World Series, along with a World Series preview of the NL champion Dodgers, and a short wrap-up of the World Series produced by a national sports news service.
In addition to the official MLB highlight film, this DVD includes a special World Series preview of both teams, a summary of the Series by a TV news service, and an interview with the Dodgers' Johnny Podres after he blanks the Yankees in Game 7.
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 Major League Baseball : History : World Series Overview
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.
But the league presidents smoothed out their differences, and the Series resumed in 1905, when the Giants agreed to play Philadelphia in a best-of-7 game series.
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 National Baseball Hall of Fame - World Series Programs
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.
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 1934 World Series
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 ESPN.com: MLB - World Series Useless Information Dept.
The Angels were the 10th team in World Series history, the first in 23 years, the second in 41 years and the seventh since 1912 to score five runs in the first inning of a Series game.
The Angels were the first team to bat around in the first inning of a World Series game since the Mets did it at Fenway in Game 3, 1986.
And Fullmer was only the second player in World Series history to steal home in the first inning.
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 MLB Greatest Players - All Time greatest MLB Baseball Players
The best catcher of the 1920s and 1930s, Cochrane was a field leader who later managed the Tigers to their first World Series title.
As part of the A's he won two titles, and in all he was a key part of five AL Pennant winners.
He almost became the second man to die as a result of injury when he was beaned in the head in 1936.
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 Broadcasting Timeline
series, tells viewers, as he looks into the split-screen image of the Golden Gate and Brooklyn bridges, that they for the first time are able to see the Atlantic and Pacific oceans simultaneously.
NBC broadcasts the World Series in color for the first time.
There are 900 million television sets in use around the world; 201 million are in the United States.
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 Rare Sports Films - Vintage Baseball Video Sports Auto Racing Events
World Series Yankees vs Braves (First World Series filmed in color) plus Pre-World Series TV special with Mel Allen!
World Series Pirates vs Yankees plus 1960 Pirates regular season highlights (color).
World Series Dodgers vs Twins, all 7 games plus Leo Durocher's scouting report.
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 World Series Almanac : 1990   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
he Oakland Athletics, defending World Series Champions, entered the Series after advancing through the regular season to play against Cincinnati Reds.
The Oakland took the lead in Game 3 initially but a homer and two-run shot by third baseman Chris Sabo of the Reds gave them a 8- 3 lead.
Finally the Cincinnati Reds were the winners sweeping the Series in four games.
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