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  World Series - MSN Encarta
The World Series is held in October and concludes the major league baseball season.
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 Americans (later renamed the Boston Red Sox), to a best-of-nine-games series.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 1945 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Curse of the Billy Goat, or Billy Goat Curse (curse supposedly began in 1945) is the name of an urban myth, superstition, or scapegoat used to explain the World Series drought that Major League Baseballs Chicago Cubs have had to endure since their last appearance in the 1945...
The 1986 World Series, the 83rd playing of the modern championship series in Major League Baseball, was a memorable battle between the New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox which helped to spread the legend of the Curse of the Bambino to mass public awareness.
The 1991 World Series was played from October 19 to October 27 between the Minnesota Twins (95-67) of the American League and the Atlanta Braves (94-68) of the National League.
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 1945 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 World Series Tickets - World Series - World Series Baseball Tickets
The World Series came, of age between1 920 and 1945.
By the mid-1940s, millions of people across the country were listening to the World Series on the radio and American soldiers were watching the highlights on film in places like Germany and Guam.
At the beginning of the era, the credibility of baseball in general, and the World Series in particular, was in doubt due to the Black Sox scandal.
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 Curse of the Billy Goat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The curse seemed to be on the point of extinction when the Cubs led the eventual World Series champion Florida Marlins three games to two in the National League Championship Series at Wrigley Field, and held a 3-0 lead in Game 6, with only five outs between them and a trip to the World Series.
The Marlins were declared the National League Champions and moved on to the World Series, where they eventually beat the New York Yankees in six games.
This theory reached its zenith in 1990, when this factor "predicted" that the Oakland Athletics were "doomed" in the Series, and in fact were swept by the Cincinnati Reds in a stunning upset.
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 Lexicon of Zionism
In the 1940s, its activity decreased because of the effects of World War II and the struggle against the British; during the War of Independence, when Mount Scopus was cut off from the rest of Jewish Jerusalem, studies ceased.
During World War II (1939-45), the Nazi regime carried out a systematic campaign to destroy the Jewish communities of Europe, in the course of which some six million Jews, including some 1.5 million children, were murdered.
The outbreak of World War II and the alliance with Britain in the fight against Nazi Germany caused the organization to announce cessation of aggressive actions in Palestine.
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 World Famous Billy Goat Tavern & Grill - Our History
This would also be their first pennant win as the "Cubs." The World Series title would be lost to their cross town rivals, the White Sox.
From 1876 to 1945, The Chicago Cubs were one of the most successful baseball teams in the country.
In the National League Championship Series against the Florida Marlins, the Cubs took a quick 3 game lead needing only one more victory to go to the World Series for the first time in almost sixty years.
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 1945 World Series Detroit Tigers Vs Chicago Cubs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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 Billy Goat curse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Curse of the Billy Goat, or Billy Goat Curse is the name of a urban myth superstition (or scapegoat) used to explain the WorldSeries drought that the baseball franchise Chicago Cubs have had to endure since their last appearance in the 1945 series, and their last World Serieschampionship in 1908.
The Cubs lost game four and eventually the 1945 World Series.Since that time, the cursed Cubs have not won a National League pennant or played in a World Series at Wrigley Field—the longest league championship drought in Major League Baseball history.
The Marlins were declared the National LeagueChampions and moved on to the World Series, where they eventually beat the New York Yankees in six games.
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 One World Divisible: A Global History Since 1945 (The Global Century Series)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Tackling world history of course is no laughing matter and although Reynolds exhibits his sense of humor throughout, there is no doubt that he takes his work seriously (based on the massive amount of research that went into this book) and there is nothing frivolous at all about the central theme of One World Divisible.
This view of world history as one of change through the conflict of opposing forces is not limited to the ideological battles of the cold war nor even the armed battles of regional hot wars.
The world view of many historians fitting this description sees the cold war as the fulcrum on which all latter 20th century history rests.
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 1945 World Series - Detroit Tigers vs Chicago Cubs: Video-hills.com
You cannot talk about the chances of the Chicago Cubs without mentioning that they have not been in the World Series since 1945, when they lost to the Detroit Tigers in seven games.
Actually, the only two times the Cubs won the World Series was against Ty Cobb's Tigers in 1907 and 1908.
So, the bottom line is that while the 1945 series always gets mentioned because of the Cubs this videotape, consisting mostly of newsreel footage, is going to be enjoyed a lot more by Tiger fans.
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 1945 - What happened in 1945 ?
World War II: The Red Army arrives at Auschwitz and Birkenau in Poland and find the Nazi concentration camp where 1.1-1.5 million people were murdered.
World War II: The Royal Air Force bombers were dispatched to Dresden, Germany (see Bombing of Dresden in World War II).
World War II: Hundreds of people die in The Hague after the Royal Air Force mistakenly bombs a civilian area in the city.
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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.
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.
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.
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 1945 World Series by Baseball Almanac
The Tigers were shooting for their second World Series crown; their only previous Series title had come in 1935, against the Cubs.
The Cubs were eyeing their third Series championship; their two titles came in 1907 and 1908 at the Tigers' expense.
The Detroit Tigers were the first team in World Series history to field twenty-six (26) players during any Series of any length.
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 1945 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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October 6, 1945 at Wrigley Field (Chicago Cubs)
Frank Graham jokingly called this Series "the fat men versus the tall men at the office picnic."
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 Will the Chicago Cubs ever win a World Series again? (Part 1 of 3)
In 1945, the Chicago Cubs faced the Detroit Tigers in the World Series.
His average for the series was a cool.214 though.
The reason I mentioned the 1910 series is because I wanted to show you that the Chicago Cubs were a highly competitive team back in those days.
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 The Detroit Tigers during World War II
The manpower needs of World War II heavily impacted professional baseball, and the success of the Detroit Tigers in 1945, personified by the presence of Greenberg and Newhouser, illustrates how the war affected the fortunes of every team in major league baseball.
With the series tied three games apiece, the world championship of baseball would be decided on October 10 in Chicago.
The 1945 World Series established a new attendance record of 333,457, perhaps symbolic of a relieved nation.
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 Bambino Curse | Sports History | Billy Goat Curse | Chicago Cubs Curse | Boston Red Sox | 2004 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Red Sox went on to win the World Series and the curse of the Bambino was finally dead.
In 1945, William "Billy Goat" Sianis tried to bring his pet goat, Murphy, with him into Wrigley Field for Game 4 of the World Series.
The Cubs lost the 1945 World Series to the Detroit Tigers and haven't made it to a World Series since.
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 1945 World Series: Chicago Cubs vs. Detroit Tigers (VHS)
But with many big-name stars not yet back from the service, the 1945 World Series was so un-star-studded that Chicago sportswriter Warren Brown was moved to predict, I don't think either of them can win.
Active athletes love using 1945 World Series: Chicago Cubs vs. Detroit Tigers (VHS) and always want to add to their collections of equipment.
1945 World Series: Chicago Cubs vs. Detroit Tigers (VHS) is just one of the many sports products that are available on Sporting-Goods.ws.
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 ESPN.com - Page2 - A Last Great Season: The Senators in 1945
Prologue: In the spring of 1945, with the United States of America still fighting a global war in the South Pacific, China, Italy, Germany, and points in between, professional baseball was about to begin its fourth wartime season.
Epilogue: Boosted by their second-place finish in 1945 and relative world peace, in 1946 the Senators drew more than a million paying customers for the first (and as it would turn out, only) time in franchise history.
1945 wasn't perfect, but it was exciting, and over a span of nearly four decades, it was as good as Washington baseball got.
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 1945: On the cusp of the boom
BY ANDREW M. t was the last year the Cubs made the World Series.
World War II ended-- V-E (Victory in Europe) day in April, V-J (Victory in Japan) in August.
Nor did we know that 1945 was the most important turning point year of the century; a half century of prosperity stretched ahead.
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 1945 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The World Series softball tournament is an annual event held in New Orleans, Louisiana in June of each year for SAE members and alumni.
A database of all the mercantile vessels that sailed in the OS and OS/KMS convoy series from 1941 - 1945.
A chronicle of the intra-city World Series between New York Yankees, New York Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers.
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 Bambooweb: Curse of the billy goat
The Curse of the Billy Goat, or Billy Goat Curse is the name of a urban myth superstition (or scapegoat) used to explain the World Series drought that the baseball franchise Chicago Cubs have had to endure since their last appearance in the 1945 series, and their last World Series championship in 1908.
Sianis was outraged at the ejection and placed a curse upon the Cubs that they would never win another pennant or play in a World Series at Wrigley Field again.
Since that time, the cursed Cubs have not won a National League pennant or played in a World Series at Wrigley Field?the longest league championship drought in Major League Baseball history.
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 The Supernatural World :: Are the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox Cursed?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The Cubs lost that series and haven't been back to the World Series since.
Which is why they haven't won a World Series since 1918…or, so some people want to believe.
As for his team favorites, Stevens says he was raised in Massachusetts and his dad's enthusiasm for the Red Sox was contagious; but he spent some time in Chicago in graduate school, and there he developed an affection for the Cubs, too.
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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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 MHAL - Detroit Tigers, 1945
The card is a memento from a special season - one where the Tigers brought a World Series to a war weary Detroit.
World War II drained manpower from Major League baseball, as players reported for military duty.
In the 1945 World Series, the Tigers squared off against the Chicago Cubs.
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 The Baseball Guru's World Series Videos
The 2000 World Series, otherwise known as the "Subway Series," was the first intra-city matchup since 1956.
When they write the story of the 1996 World Series, don't be surprised if they write about the heart of a champion.
Ever wonder what goes on in a World Series game when the ace relief pitcher is on the mound and the big slugger is at the plate.
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