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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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 World Series
The 1947 World Series was the first to be televised.
The World Series was viewed as the primary test between the leagues.
Albert Belle flexed his muscles in the 1995 World Series, but he'll be remembered more for stalking and screaming than for his baseball feats.
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 World Series
In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of the North American Major League Baseball, played between the American League and National League champions, after the end of the regular season in October.
The 1904 Series[?] was supposed to be between the AL's Boston Pilgrims and the NL's New York Giants.
The Cleveland Indians ruined a possible all-Boston World Series by defeating the Boston Red Sox in a playoff after the two top American League teams were tied at the end of the season.
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 1947 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1947 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Brooklyn Dodgers, with the Yankees winning the Series in 7 games for their first title since 1943, and the 11th championship in team history.
This was the first World Series to be shown on television.
It was also the first World Series involving a nonwhite player, as Jackie Robinson had racially integrated Major League Baseball at the beginning of the 1947 season.
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 World Series - Related Items - MSN Encarta
World Series - Related Items - MSN Encarta
In 1994, for the first time in modern history, baseball failed to hold a World Series.
The reason was a labor dispute that ended the season on August 12, the day on which the players, having failed to reach an agreement with the owners over salary structures and cost containment, staged a walkout....
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 World Series at Gifts For Baseball Fans
The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, the culmination of the sport's postseason each October.
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.
The first two games of the series are played in the home ballpark of the team awarded home-field advantage; the next three are in the other team's ballpark, and the final two, if necessary, are back in the first team's ballpark.
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 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.
World Series title, was probably the closest of them all.
World Series title in 1996 ended an 18 year title drought, but ushered in an era of dominance.
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 Baseball World Series Fan Club
In 1947, Jackie Robinson after being acquired by the Brooklyn Dodgers broke the rule of racial expulsion in the majors.
The Yankees is the most dominant club in the World Series with 26 Fall Classic titles to its credit and appearing in 38 of the 98 series played till date.
The first World Series night game was played at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh between the Pirates and Orioles in Game Four.
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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.
The Yankees appeared in their last World Series for the next 12 years in 1964 and lost to the Cardinals, led by Bob Gibson.
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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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 World Series Trivia | 2006 | Records | History | Baseball | MLB | 2004 Boston Red Sox | Chicago White Sox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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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 1947 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The 1947 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Brooklyn Dodgers, with the Yankees winning the Series in 7 games for their first title since 1943, and the 11th championship in team history.
Yankees manager Bucky Harris won the Series for the first time since managing the Washington Senators to their only title in 1924.
In Series from 1918 through 1946, four Umpires were used in the infield, with two alternates available for emergencies; however, no alternate had ever been needed, and Chandler believed they would be better used to make calls along the outfield lines.
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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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 WorldSeries.com History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Series opened in the Bronx, and the Bombers took advantage with a 5-3 victory, all five Yankee runs coming in the fifth inning.
The World Series shifted to Ebbets Field for Game 3, and the Dodgers responded with six runs in the second inning.
Game 4 of the 1947 World Series was, at the time, a true sensation.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/ws/history/ws_recap_year.jsp?content=ws_history_recap1947   (437 words)

 Free 1947 world series Links & Info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The College World Series: A Baseball History, 1947-2003In 1947, the University of California and Yale University baseball teams took the field in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to play the first-ever NCAA Division I College World Series.
Part of the “Reacting to the Past” series, this text consists of elaborate games in which students are assigned roles, informed by classic texts, set in particular moments of intellectual and social ferment.
It examines the processes and extent by which the province was militarized, analyses the nature of this labour market and shows how the need to control an expanding recruiting ground led to the integration of the civil administration with the military command, therby laying the foundations of a civil-military regime in the Punjab.
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 Jackie Robinson | The BASEBALL Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
All-Star (6): 1949-1954; National League MVP 1949; Rookie of the Year 1947; Hall of Fame in 1962.
By all accounts, the shifting of Robinson by the Dodgers was not because they lacked confidence in his defensive play, but rather that Jackie was the most versatile athlete on the team.
In 1947 he paved the way for African-American players to advance to Major League Baseball when he debuted as the first fl player in more than 50 years...
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 Bevans & Lavagetto
The fourth game of the 1947 World Series was winding down and Bevens had thrown a lot of pitches.
No pitcher had ever thrown a no-hitter in Worlds Series play yet here was Big Bill, with his 7 and 13 record, a half inning away from baseball immortality.
Harris had taken the Yankees to their first pennant since 1943 and Shotton had the Dodgers in the World Series for the first time since '41.
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 Brooklyn Dodgers Movie Archives
The 1947 World Series was the first of those great Yankee-Dodger classics filmed by Major League Baseball (the official World Series films began in 1943) includes highlights of the 1947 Series along with the 1947 All-Star game in Chicago totalling approximately 60min in length for viewing pleasure on DVD..
Although Brooklyn had New York 2 years earlier in 1947, it was with a new crop of players that the Dodgers clubs of the 1950's that battled the Yankees in the World Series five of the next eight years.This fabulous DVD brings back all the memories of this World Series.
Also included is a special World Series preview of the NL champion Brooklyn Dodgers, a summary of all the high spots of the Series by a TV sports news service of the 50's.
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 World Series History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Washington Nationals (Twins) won the 1924 World Series with 4 games, over the New York Giants (Giants) who won 3 games.
The Pittsburgh Pirates (Pirates) won the 1925 World Series with 4 games, over the Washington Nationals (Twins) 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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 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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 This Great Game 1947: The Arrival of Jackie Robinson
During World War II, Robinson enlisted in the army—and asserted his resolve against racial prejudice when he refused to sit in the back of a military bus.
There was little doubt of Robinson’s ability to play in the majors, and in the spring of 1947 the Dodgers officially added him to the parent roster.
(For Bevens, Gionfriddo and Lavagetto, the 1947 World Series would be the last time they would appear in a major league uniform.) DiMaggio, in a rare outburst of on-field emotion, responded to the catch by taking an angry kick at the infield dirt.
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 Athabasca University: Course Syllabus, Global Studies 367
The division of much of the post-war world into two armed camps, one dominated by the United States and the other by the Soviet Union, was to a large extent the consequence of actions and decisions made during the decade 1937 to 1947.
Moreover, World War II directly affected the personal stories of many of us, through family deaths or marriage or other fundamental changes resulting from the upheaval.
The series is broadcast by ACCESS, The Education Station, in Alberta, and by the Knowledge Network in British Columbia.
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 The Official Site of Major League Baseball: History: World Series History
The Series opened in the Bronx, and the Bombers took advantage with a 5-3 victory, all five Yankee runs coming in the fifth inning.
The World Series shifted to Ebbets Field for Game 3, and the Dodgers responded with six runs in the second inning.
Game 4 of the 1947 World Series was, at the time, a true sensation.
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 PWBL 1947 World Series Report - OOTP Developments Forums
The first game of the 1947 World Series is in the books and it is a shocker as the underdogs have struck a mighty blow against Goliath with a 10-2 thrashing.
Up 1-0 in the World Series, the Yankees had sent a strong message in game one that they would be more than punching bags for the Cards powerhouse.
If the Yankees extend the series to seven games they will have Newhouser on the mound seeking a World Series title and his third win of the series.
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 1947 World Series by Baseball Almanac
The 1947 season is remembered not for the performance of any particular team, but that of an individual named Jackie Robinson.
During Game 3, Yogi Berra pinch-hit for Sherm Lollar in the seventh inning and hit the first ever World Series pinch-hit home run (it was off Ralph Branca).
The 1947 World Series also accounted for three other Series "firsts" as it was the first to ever be televised, the first with a fl player on a roster, and the first to produce total receipts over the $2,000,000 plateau.
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 Major League Baseball playoffs
He was sensational that night, as he allowed one earned run over six innings and outdueled Roger Clemens to get the Cards to the World Series.
History, though, could be on the side of the Mets tonight, as the past 11 home teams that won Game 6 of an LCS or World Series also won Game 7.
One of the teams to do it was the Mets, who defeated the Boston Red Sox in the final two games of the 1986 World Series at Shea.
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