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# Topic: 1952 World Series

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 World Series : A Comprehensive History of the World Series by Baseball Almanac World Series : A Comprehensive History of the World Series by Baseball Almanac 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. baseball-almanac.com /ws/wsmenu.shtml   (890 words)

 Series -- from Wolfram MathWorld The term infinite series is sometimes used to emphasize the fact that series contain an infinite number of terms. Riemann series theorem states that, by a suitable rearrangement of terms, a so-called conditionally convergent series may be made to converge to any desired value, or to diverge. Although terms of a series can have either sign, convergence properties can often be computed in the "worst case" of all terms being positive, and then applied to the particular series at hand. mathworld.wolfram.com /Series.html   (793 words)

 World Series Most Valuable Player Award on Baseball Almanac The award is now voted on during the final game of the World Series by a committee of reporters and officials in attendance. The World Series Most Valuable Player Award / Babe Ruth Award (variation) was developed by the New York chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America in honor of Babe Ruth and first awarded one year after the Bambino's death. Bobby Richardson (1960 World Series) is the only receipient who has won the World Series Most Valuable Player Award while playing on the losing team. baseball-almanac.com /awards/aw_mvpw.shtml   (329 words)

 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.... encarta.msn.com /related_761563019_0.58/1994_World_Series.html   (88 words)

 1952 World Series by Baseball Almanac In what was now becoming expected, the New York Yankees returned for their eighteenth World Series appearance against their cross-town rivals, the Brooklyn Dodgers. Murderer's Row had won four consecutive (1936-1939) World Series championships under Joe McCarthy and with this title Casey Stengel became only the second manager in Major League history with four (4) back-to-back championships. The home run hit by Mickey Mantle during the eighth inning of Game 6 was significant because it was the first of his record eighteen (18) career World Series home runs. www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1952ws.shtml   (1028 words)

 Subway Series Memories That series was Joe DiMaggio's last in his long, distinguished career---but also the first series for two kids not even in their twenties yet, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays. That series was a painful memory for Dodger fans, mainly because of a dropped third strike by Dodger catcher Mickey Owen, which allowed the Yankees to stage a late-inning rally and steal a game from the Dodgers. Even though the Yankees defeated the Giants in the 1951 World Series, that season was hardly a failure for the long-lost "Jints." The Giants won the pennant that year by defeating the Dodgers in a one-game playoff showdown decided by Bobby Thomson's famous ninth-inning home run, an afternoon that Mr. www.antonnews.com /roslynnews/2000/10/20/news   (1176 words)

 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. 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. This was the first trip to the World Series for the Angels, and the first since 1989 for the Giants, both wildcards this year. www.baseballdirect.com /world2.html   (2788 words)

 Johnny Mize - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia At the end of the 1941 season, however, he was traded to the New York Giants by Cardinals general manager Branch Rickey, who famously believed in trading players before they reached their declining years. He was, however, considered a valuable contributor to their winning an unprecedented 5 consecutive American League pennants and World Series titles. In the 1952 World Series against the Brooklyn Dodgers, he hit 3 home runs, 1 as a pinch-hitter, and was robbed of a 4th by Dodger right fielder Carl Furillo, who made a leaping catch above the fence in the 11th inning to preserve a win for the Dodgers. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Johnny_Mize   (929 words)

 Walter O'Malley : Dodger History : Team History : 1950's : 1952 However, in 1952, behind the fine pitching of N.L. Rookie of the Year Joe Black, who was 15-4 with 15 saves and a 2.15 ERA, the Dodgers captured the N.L. Pennant by 4 1/2 games over the Giants. Once again, the Dodgers reached the World Series and were matched up against the New York Yankees, who won 95 games that season. The Dodgers made their first World Series appearance since 1949, once again facing the Yankees. www.walteromalley.com /hist_team_1952.php   (657 words)

 2006 ponyworldseries.com-HISTORY Greg Swindell was a PONY World Series runner-up in 1979, but won the Major League World Series with Arizona in 2001. Alex Fernandez owns a World Series ring from 1997 with the Florida Marlins, 13 years after being the PONY runner-up with Miami in 1984. Among the other PONY League World Series participants to go on to Major League careers are: Juan Agosto, who pitched 13 years; catcher Alex Treveño, who also played 13 years in the majors; pitcher Bill Gullickson, who had a 16 year career, and American League MVP Jeff Burroughs. www.ponyworldseries.com /public.html/history.html   (250 words)

 World Series Almanac : 1983   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19) 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. www.worldseries-almanac.com /1983_worldseries.html   (210 words)

 Vintage Radio Logs Series 1 Series 2 "The Decapitation Of Jefferson Monk" Series 1 Series 2 "The Pirate Loot of the Island Of Skulls" Series 1 Series 2 "The Widow With The Amputation" www.otrsite.com /radiolog   (1325 words)

 North Dakota History: Historic Facts and Overview The anti-NPL movement gained strength during and after World War I. Charging that the NPL's leaders, many of whom were former Socialists, were opponents of American participation in World War I, the anti-NPL forces coalesced in late 1918 into the Independent Voter's Association. Nye's investigation of the role of the munitions industry in bringing the United States into World War I made him a national figure and at the end of the decade he helped lead the national America First movement that sought to keep the nation out of World War II. The resulting "oil rush" coincided with expanding use of lignite coal to generate electricity; in 1952 and 1954, two coal-fired plants were built near Velva and Mandan, and oil refineries were established at Williston and Mandan, as well. www.e-referencedesk.com /resources/state-history/north-dakota.html   (4787 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)

 Joe Black (1924-2002) Joe Black, the Brooklyn Dodgers' right-hander who became the first fl pitcher to win a World Series game in 1952, died Friday May 17th of prostate cancer. The next spring after the World Series, Dressen urged Black to add some pitches to his strong fastball and tight curve. "He was the greatest friend, and his loss leaves the world a lot more empty." He was a board director of the Baseball Assistance Team and worked for the Arizona Diamondbacks in community relations after they joined the NL in 1998. www.sportsecyclopedia.com /memorial/brook/jblack   (595 words)

 Joe Black -- Former Negro League Pitcher won game in 1952 WS Joe Black, former Negro League pitcher and the first fl pitcher to win a World Series game, died May 17, 2002 in Scottsdale, Ariz. of prostate cancer at the age of 78. The Dodgers were facing a pitching dilemma and manager Chuck Dressen brought Black of the bullpen and start him three times in seven days in the 1952 World Series against the New York Yankees. He pitched a 6-hitter to win the first game and became the first fl pitcher to win a World Series game. www.historicbaseball.com /players/b/black_joe.html   (421 words)

 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. baseballhalloffame.org /exhibits/online_exhibits/ws_programs/index.htm   (234 words)

 Rare Sports Films - Vintage Baseball Video Sports Auto Racing Events Following the official 1952 World Series film by Major League Baseball (long version) is a short version or World Series wrap-up, produced by one of the national sports news services of the early 1950's. In the Yank 5th, Mize's 3-run HR (his third of the series) is the big blow in a Yankee 5-run outburst which lifts them into the lead, 5-4. In the Dodger 8th, Snider slams his second HR of the day (his 4th of the series) just to the right of the scoreboard, but Bums bow, 3-2. www.raresportsfilms.com /1952world.html   (778 words)

 WorldSeries.com History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19) Meanwhile, the Yankees advanced to the World Series championship for the fourth year in a row. The Series opened at Brooklyn's Ebbets Field, and the Dodgers took a 4-2 victory behind the complete-game pitching of Joe Black, a rookie who'd started only twice during the regular season. Snider, enjoying an amazing Series, smashed a pair of solo homers off Game 6 starter Vic Raschi, but Snider's teammates weren't as effective. www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/ws/history/ws_recap_year.jsp?content=ws_history_recap1952   (534 words)

 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.. This five-part series is an intimate biographical look at four men who were the heart and soul of a sports dynasty that helped define an era in American history. 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. www.bayou.com /~brooklyn/brookdvd.html   (382 words)

 Erksine card part of series commenorating 1921 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19) Brooklyn's Carl Erskine was all smiles after beating the Yankees in the 1952 World Series. It's part of a six-card set commemorating the 1952 World Series in which Erskine's Dodgers lost to the New York Yankees. I'd put a ball signed by the 1954 World Series winners at \$1,000-\$1,500, although a pretty nice ball sold for \$991 in a December MastroNet auction. www.reddingemployment.com /newsarchive/20020317colbw062.shtml   (844 words)

 1952 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 1952 World Series featured the three-time defending champion New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers, with the Yankees winning in seven games for their fourth straight title – tying the mark they set between 1936 and 1939. Murderer's Row had won four consecutive World Series from 1936-1939 championships under manager Joe McCarthy and with this title Casey Stengel became only the second manager in Major League history with four (4) back-to-back championships. 1952 World Series box scores and play-by-play at Retrosheet.org en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1952_World_Series   (437 words)

 Amazon.ca: Mlb: 1952 World Series Game 6 / Sports: Video: Mlb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19) And over on the Bronx side was Vic Raschi, the grim, tight-lipped veteran known as the "Springfield Rifle," whose clutch performance on the mound enabled the Yanks to live to see another day, and, ultimately, another Series title. There's the ongoing battle for New York's centerfield bragging rights--won on this autumn afternoon by the Duke of Flatbush, Edwin Snider, belting two homers to Mickey Mantle's one; on his way to a record-setting, 0-21 Series slump; and the fierce competitiveness of Preacher Roe, railing against home plate umpire Art Passarella in the pressure-packed ninth. And it's an epic, a war -- once again, Mickey Mantle and Duke Snider and Jackie Robinson and Casey Stengel and George Shuba (?) -- are alive and swinging at the corner of Bedford Avenue in old fl-and-white Brooklyn. www.amazon.ca /Mlb-1952-World-Game-Sports/dp/6304962916   (703 words)

 1994 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 1994 World Series was cancelled on September 14 of that year due to an ongoing strike by the Major League Baseball Players Association, which had begun on August 12. Many baseball fans lamented that while two World Wars, a Great Depression, an earthquake (1989), and other crises and disasters could not cancel a World Series, financial issues could and did. This was to have been the first year of a regularly scheduled three-tier playoff system, as the NL and AL were divided into three divisions (East, Central, and West) at the start of the 1994 season. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1994_World_Series   (310 words)

 Champ Car > Newman/Haas Racing Profile Both Bourdais and Bruno Junqueira won races in the first two events of the year, but Junqueira was injured in an accident at the Indianapolis 500, leaving him unable to compete for the remainder of the season. Prior to his success in Champ Car racing, Haas owned teams in the now-defunct SCCA Formula 5000 series, the Super Vee series, the Can Am series and was the lone American entrant in Formula One in 1985-86. As a driver, Haas won numerous races between 1952 and the early 1960s behind the wheel of various Ferraris, Porsches, MGs and Jaguars. www.champcarworldseries.com /Teams/Team.asp?ID=12   (1008 words)

 WORLD SERIES 1952 Official Film on DVD - New York Yankees vs. Brookly Dodgers - Yankee Stadium, Ebbets Field - Directed ... WORLD SERIES 1952 Official Film on DVD - New York Yankees vs. Brookly Dodgers - Yankee Stadium, Ebbets Field - Directed and Narrated by Lew Fonseca - Q Video The remarkable 1952 World Series left Flatbush heartbroken, and left the Yankees with their fourth straight championship. This amazing DVD features Major League Baseball's official film of the 1952 World Series, directed and narrated by baseball film pioneer Lew Fonseca. www.sportsposterwarehouse.com /warehouse/ws1952dvd.htm   (277 words)

 1952 College World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 1952 NCAA Men's Division I College World Series (CWS) involved 8 schools playing in double-elimination play to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college baseball. In 1971, John Turco (OF) and Jim O'Neill (P) of Holy Cross were named to the College World Series All-Time Team (1947-70) by the blue-ribbon committee chaired by Abe Chanin as part of the 25th CWS celebration 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1952_College_World_Series   (422 words)

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