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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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 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News
The Junior World Series of that same year, partly hosted in Baltimore's converted football stadium, easily outdrew the "real" Series and attracted attention to Baltimore as a potential major league city.
Another all-Missouri World Series was played 41 years later, with the Kansas City Royals defeating the Cardinals in seven games.
The only other World Series in which both teams had the same home field were in 1921 and 1922, between the New York Yankees and New York Giants, played entirely at the Polo Grounds; Yankee Stadium opened the following year.
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  1944 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1944 World Series featured a crosstown matchup between the St.
The Junior World Series of that same year, partly hosted in Baltimore's converted football stadium, easily outdrew the "real" Series and attracted attention to Baltimore as a potential major league city.
Another all-Missouri World Series was played 41 years later, with the Kansas City Royals defeating the Cardinals in seven games.
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 Boston Wins World Series
Boston won the fifteenth World Series in 1918, where 18 is for a pillar, the symbol of historical impact.
The World Series victory was a reminder of the greatest wars in history and the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 in New York.
That was the symbol of the Satanic Counterattack of Genesis 3:15 and, perhaps, garbage in the subconscious.
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 The Ballplayers - 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.
Series MVP Bret Saberhagen pitches the shutout while Cardinals ace John Tudor allows 5 runs in 21?3 innings and fellow 20-game winner Joaquin Andujar is ejected for arguing balls and strikes during Kansas City's 6-run 5th inning.
Jun 11, 1925 - In pre-game ceremonies‚ the World Series flag is raised in Washington.
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 World Series
With a handshake, the World Series Championship was born.
There was no World Series in 1904 as the 1904 NL champion New York Giants refused to play Boston the following year.
After surviving two World Wars and a earthquake in 1989, the World Series was cancelled only the second time in 1994 when players went on strike on Aug. 12 to protest the owners' call for revenue sharing and a salary cap.
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 WhoWins(tm) -- Consecutive Missed World Series (CMWS)
In 1995, the Atlanta Braves were only one World Series removed from their previous appearance in 1992, but the Cleveland Indians had missed 39 consecutive World Series since their previous appearance in 1954.
In 1980, the Philadelphia Phillies had missed 29 consecutive World Series since their 1950 appearance, while the Kansas City Royals, which debuted in the 1969 MLB season, were making their first-ever World Series appearance in 1980 (taking 11 Consecutive Missed World Series into that appearance).
In 1944, the St. Louis Cardinals were returning to the World Series fresh off their 1943 appearance (and thus with 0 CMWS), while the St. Louis Browns were making their first-ever World Series appearance in 1944, bringing 40 CMWS with them.
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 World Series - Related Items - MSN Encarta
World Series - Related Items - MSN Encarta
The death of Judge Landis, Nov. 25, 1944, ended his career of nearly 24 years as Commissioner of Baseball.
The major leagues at their December meetings amended the Major League Agreement which had created the office of Commissioner when it was signed Jan. 12, 1921, and had named the Judge as the...
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 John Heidenry, Brett Topel: The Boys Who Were Left Behind: The 1944 World Series between the Hapless St. Louis Browns ...
It's the story of the 1944 wartime World Series between the formidable St. Louis Cardinals and the chronic joke called the St. Louis Browns.
Most importantly, the pool of talent was depleted by the draft to the point that in 1945 (but not 1944), as the military scraped deeper and deeper into the ranks of the possibly eligible, the Browns actually used a one-armed player, Pete Gray.
The Browns, on the other hand, were not so fortunate, and their 1944 team was a patched together fabric of virtual misfits, alcoholics and retreads who somehow managed to win games.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
The 1919 World Series was, in fact, not honorably played by every participant, as was disclosed late in the 1920 season when confessions were made.
A sharp shift in the betting odds shortly before the start of the World Series -- the highly favored White Sox suddenly became underdogs -- aroused curiosity, as did swirling rumors that something might be amiss in certain players' onfield effort.
Plus, he hit the first Cincinnati batter of the Series, Morrie Rath, with a pitched ball, which supposedly was the signal to bettors that the fix was on.
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 Baseball Direct - Ultimate online source for baseball videos, books & calendars
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.
The 1975 World Series between the Cincinnati Reds and the Boston Red Sox is treasured by baseball fans as one of the most exciting in history.
This was the first trip to the World Series for the Angels, and the first since 1989 for the Giants, both wildcards this year.
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 The Telegraph - Cards chairman, owner remembers his first love
That was in 1944, when most of the good ballplayers were fighting in World War II.
The Series was called the "Streetcar Series" as many fans used that mode of travel to and from Sportsman’s Park, where both teams played their home games.
Until 1926 -- the year the Cardinals won their first World Series -- the Browns were actually the most popular of the two teams.
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 1944 World Series Highlights
One of manager Billy Southworth's goals for the 1944 season was to break the record for regular season victories (116 set by the 1906 Chicago Cubs).
The Cardinals pitching staff was outstanding in 1944, recording 26 shutouts and a team ERA of 2.67.
He was the chief reason the boys had grown into big leaguers, a dream that first belonged to Dad and was passed on to the sons with plenty of his own time and sweat.
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 St. Louis Cardinals: Vintage World Series Film 1940's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 The Boys Who Were Left Behind: The 1944 World Series Between the Hapless St. Louis Browns And the Legendary St. Louis ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
It's the story of the 1944 wartime World Series between the formidable St. Louis Cardinals and the chronic joke called the St. Louis Browns.
Most importantly, the pool of talent was depleted by the draft to the point that in 1945 (but not 1944), as the military scraped deeper and deeper into the ranks of the possibly eligible, the Browns actually used a one-armed player, Pete Gray.
The Browns, on the other hand, were not so fortunate, and their 1944 team was a patched together fabric of virtual misfits, alcoholics and retreads who somehow managed to win games.
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 World Series | BaseballLibrary.com
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.
Judge Landis bans Giants OF Jimmy O'Connell and coach Cozy Dolan from the World Series after they admit an attempt to bribe Phils SS Heinie Sand on the 27th to "go easy" in their season-ending series against the Giants.
With the Series held in two small ballparks and the broadcast fees now aimed at a player pension fund, the Cardinal share of $3,748 and the Red Sox portion of $2,140 is the smallest Series payoff since 1918.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/S/Series_World.stm   (12194 words)

  
 Baseball World Series - LAWLS Neighborhood
The first World Series shown on television was the 1947 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers.
The 1919 World Series became known as the Black Sox scandal after eight players on the Chicago White Sox were banned from Major League Baseball for "throwing" the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds.
The 1989 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A's was postponed for 10 days after a massive earthquake rocked Northern California.
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 World Series Final Outs
Over the last century, the World Series has been woven into the fabric of America's culture evolving far beyond a mere baseball tournament and what often stands out the most — in both good and bad memories — are the final outs (and walkoff wins)..
From the 1903 World Series through the 2005 World Series, twelve hall of famer baseball players have made the final out in a World Series and twenty-two hall of fame ballplayers have gotten the final out.
This is because ten World Series have ended with the winning team's last at bat.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Frenchy Bordagaray
Born in Coalinga, California, Bordagaray lettered in four sports at Fresno State College (later renamed California State University, Fresno) before making his professional baseball debut in 1931 with the Sacramento Solons of the Pacific Coast League.
He played in two World Series--with the Reds in 1939 and the Yankees in 1941.
The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, the culmination of the sports postseason each October.
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 1944 World Series Recount Demanded. - Baseball Fever
Ignoring this result, after the 1944 fall series (Browns vs. Cardinals), a World Championship was prematurely awarded to the Cardinals, in defiance of the large lead which the Browns had accumulated, and prior to determination of the final count.
In addition to our belief that a World Championship award must be based on cumulative totals, there were irregularities in the 1944 fall series which should be redressed, so that in fairness, the Browns are recognized as the winners of the 1944 series also.
I believe that if the intent of all players is correctly assessed, the Browns won both the 1944 fall series, as well as the overall contest.
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 Seth.com | The All-St. Louis World Series of 1944.
This is a Browns World Series program signed by all the team members over their pictures.
This glove was used by St. Louis Browns pitcher Denny Galehouse during the World Series.
This souvenir Rip Radcliff mini-bat with stickers of the Cardinals and the Browns was sold at Sportman's Park during the 1944 World Series.
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 1944 World Series Game 1 Box Score
The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on October 4, 1944 at Sportsman's Park III.
The St. Louis Browns defeated the St. Louis Cardinals and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."
The player names and pitcher names in the box score above can be clicked and their comprehensive single season & career statistics will be shown.
www.baseball-almanac.com /box-scores/boxscore.php?boxid=194410040SLN   (298 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.
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 1944 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Many of the games' best players were called away for tours of duty and the result was a seriously depleted pool of talent.
It was the eighth appearance in nineteen seasons for the World Champions, while it was the first (and last) Fall Classic in the Browns' 52-year history.
Did you know it was the second Series (the first was during the 1922 World Series) completely played in the same ballpark?
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1944ws.shtml   (974 words)

  
 ASMP 60th: Home
And in New York, a handful of the world’s leading photojournalists come together to create a group that will demand the establishment of professional rights and working conditions, as well as fair compensation for the use of their images.
October 12, 1944 — Some two dozen photographers gather in Ewing Krainin’s New York studio and agree that a formal organization is both wanted and needed.
Says founding member Bradley Smith: “It was the year of 1944, a year of the beachheads of Normandy, the beginning of the end of World War II.
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 Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
To say there were extenuating circumstances in the 1922 and 1944 AL pennant scenarios would be understating the case, however.
The all-Sportsman's Park World Series -- the eight-time NL champion Cardinals were, in fact, tenants of the long-downtrodden Browns franchise -- began on a high note for Manager Luke Sewell's AL titleists as Denny Galehouse outpitched Mort Cooper in a 2-1 game decided by George McQuinn's fourth-inning home run with Gene Moore on base.
The World Series was becoming old hat for the St. Louis Cardinals, who had just appeared in the event for the eighth time in 19 seasons.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1944.html   (637 words)

  
 The Official Site of Major League Baseball: History: World Series History
The St. Louis Browns had been members of the American League since 1902, but it took a World War for them to finally reach the World Series.
Heightening the drama were their opponents (and tenants in Sportsman's Park), the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Browns won their first-ever World Series game, taking the opener 2-1, thanks to George McQuinn's two-run homer in the fourth and nine strong innings from Denny Galehouse.
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