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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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 1957   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
the Twelfth UN General Assembly in November 1957, when the issue was tabled by Indonesia.
MAGAZINES Presidential Studies Quarterly 6/1/2002 Adamson, Michael R. this effort, Kennedy replaced Elbridge Durbrow, the U.S. ambassador in Saigon from early 1957, with Frederick Nolting.
The discussion spans the years from 1957 to 1961.
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 CNNSI.com - 2002 MLB Post Season - World Series Archive
They became world champions by surmounting a large number of difficulties, not the least of which was winning their own National League pennant in the first place.
In the World Series of 1957 they lacked nothing, and the way they beat the Yankees—after their best pitcher lost the first game, after being humiliated in the third, after losing the vital sixth by one run—was perhaps more important than that they did beat the Yankees.
Yet until the second week of October 1957, it had generally been Burdette's misfortune to be remembered best for two things: a supposed prejudice against Negro batters, because of alleged bean balls, and a supposed prejudice against all batters, because of alleged spit balls.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/mlb/features/wsarchive/1957.html   (2844 words)

  
 World Series MVP Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The World Series MVP Award is given to the player who most contributes to his team's success in the World Series.
The award was originally given by the editors of Sport magazine, but is now decided by a combination of media members, Major League Baseball officials, and fan voting.
┬╣Player was given the World Series MVP Award, despite playing for the losing team.
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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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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
The New York Giants, having scuttled the 1904 World Series with an unmistakable air of disdain, were willing participants in the 1905 fall classic.
The Series would be contested under guidelines drawn up by the Giants' owner, seeking to stabilize an event he earlier had torpedoed.
The Series also was noteworthy because the Giants concentrated on scuttling the opposition instead of the event itself.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
While the 1992 World Series between the Braves and Toronto Blue Jays might have fallen just short of equaling the 1991 Series for sheer excitement, it was real close.
This time, the Series participants engaged in four one-run games out of the six -- and the decisive game was an 11-inning thrill-o-rama that for taut drama would be difficult to top.
Another pinch-hitter, Francisco Cabrera, tried to match his NL Championship Series heroics -- it was his two-run single that enabled the Braves to sew up the NL flag -- and he sent a scorching line drive to left field.
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 Atlanta Braves: Postseason History | BaseballLibrary.com
One out away from their first World Series appearance since 1979, the Pirates were ready to complete a remarkable comeback from a 3-1 series deficit in the 1992 NLCS.
Close on his heels, Sid Bream (one of the slowest men in the league) scored the game-winning run from second base just ahead of Barry Bonds' throw, sending the Braves to the World Series.
Only two Yanks crossed home plate with Burdette on the hill, as he became the first man since Cleveland's Stan Coveleski to record three complete-game victories in the World Series.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/features/postseason/braves.stm   (359 words)

  
 Baseball Direct - #1 online source for baseball videos, books & calendars
In a Series that featured the debuts of Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays, the Yankees found a hero in Hank Bauer and won their fourth World Series in five years.
The "I-70 Series" was highlighted by stellar pitching by Bret Saberhagen, John Tudor and Danny Jackson.
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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 Hank Aaron
Aaron's first team, with whom he signed while he was still in high school, was the semi-pro Birmingham Black Bears, but he was acquired in 1951 by the Negro American League champion Indianapolis Clowns after the Black Bears played an exhibition against the Clowns the previous year.
The Clowns won the Negro League World Series in 1952 and Aaron's contract was acquired by the Braves, then still in Boston.
Aaron and teammates Eddie Mathews and Warren Spahn led Milwaukee to pennants in 1957 and 1958 and defeated the New York Yankees in the 1957 World Series.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
Milwaukee fans, understandably giddy over their club's ascension to World Series participant, had to wait until Game 3 to cheer their troops at County Stadium.
The Series was tied 1-1, with New York winning the opener, 3-1, behind Whitey Ford's five-hitter and the Braves winning Game 2, 4-2, thanks to Burdette's pitching and left fielder Covington's rally-killing catch in the second inning.
One year and two days after his Series perfect game against Brooklyn, Don Larsen had another chance to be a hero in the fall classic.
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 ESPN.com - Set your VCRs for this one
Ford was lifted for a pinch-hitter after allowing two runs in six innings, while Marichal tossed four shutout innings but had to retire from the contest after injuring his hand while batting in the top of the fifth.
That '63 World Series marked, in a sense, a changing of the guard.
It would be another 14 years before the dynastic Yankees would win another World Series, and Sandy Koufax cemented his standing as the game's greatest pitcher, replacing Ford (or if you prefer, Warren Spahn).
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 Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965)
1957: Using their strong 2nd Place season to build off the Braves win the NL Pennant with a 95-59 record.
1957: In the World Series the Braves were matched up against the New York Yankees, The two teams split the first 2 games in New York.
This would make a best 2 of 3 tie breaking series necessary, but a 3rd straight World Series was not meant to be ads the Dodgers swept the Braves in 2 straight.
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 A Costly Party | BaseballLibrary.com
Whether it is coincidence, synchronicity, or just a perception delayed by forty-four years, I just realized that a trade made by George Weiss, who was the Yankees General Manager in 1957, probably cost the Yankees the 1957 World Series.
The 1957 World Series matched the Yankees against the Milwaukee Braves, two teams that were even in almost all areas.
The Yankees' ace appeared to be out of the inning when he induced Mathews to hit a soft ground ball to the second base side of the infield, well within the range of Yankees' second baseman Jerry Coleman.
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 Ballparks
Aaron's homer gave the Braves a 4-2 win and secured the their first trip to the World Series since 1948 when the franchise was in Boston.
The lead held up as Rod Carew grounded out with a runner on second in the top half of the ninth and the Brewers were going to their first World Series.
The 1982 season here when the Brewers played the Cardinals in the World Series was probably the highlight of anything that has happened in the Brewers organization.
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 Wausau - The World Serious
In honor of Major League Baseball's 100th World Series this month, we reminisce about the only fall classics that really mattered much: 1957 and 1958 with the Milwaukee Braves, and 1982 with the Milwaukee Brewers.
This Milwaukee Braves outfielder and legendary slugger was the hitting star of the 1957 Series with three home runs, seven runs batted in and a.393 average.
He holds a World Series record for most hits and most singles (five) in a World Series game.
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 Major League Baseball (MLB) at AllSports (tm) - For the Fans! By The Fans! (tm)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The New York Yankees gave the Braves a not-so-subtle reminder of the 1996 World Series tonight, rallying for a 4-1 victory in the opener of the 1999 Fall Classic.
The Braves are in the World Series for the fifth time this decade, but have just one win to show for it.
RHP Orlando Hernandez had 10 strikeouts, the most in a World Series game since Atlanta's John Smoltz had 10 in Game Five of the 1996 series and the most by a Yankee in the Fall Classic since Bob Turley had 10 in 1958 against Milwaukee.
www.allsports.com /mlb/news/10-24-1999.htm   (2110 words)

  
 NBC10.com - MLB - Boston Red Sox - American League Playoff Game Summary - Boston At New York
The Yankees earned their sixth trip to the World Series in the last eight years and will try and win their fifth title in that span.
During that contest, there were a series of confrontations that resulted in the benches clearing and fines for Martinez, Manny Ramirez, Karim Garcia and New York bench coach Don Zimmer.
Boston, which had evened the series with a 9-6 win in Game 6, appeared to be in position to win their second-straight series in comeback fashion, but the Yankees mounted a comeback in the eighth as Derek Jeter started things off by doubling off the right-field wall with one out.
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 CNN/SI - 1999 MLB World Series
Before the Braves took their first swings, they were trailing 3-0, not a great situation for a team that has managed just three runs in the first two games of this suddenly one-sided Series.
He beat Houston in the divisional playoff and the New York Mets in the National League Championship Series and also had a save against the Astros.
Millwood's quick departure was the second earliest ever for a Braves pitcher in World Series history, topped only by Bob Buhl, who was knocked out in the first inning by another Yankees team in Game 3 of the 1957 World Series.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/mlb/1999/postseason/world_series/news/1999/10/24/millwood_struggle_ap   (716 words)

  
 Boston.com / Sports / Baseball / Astros make NLCS with first series win   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Bums won the World Series on their eighth try.
Beltran homered four times in the series, breaking the Houston record for a postseason series.
Biggio was 8-of-20 (.400) with a homer and four RBIs in the series.
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 Short rest not unusual for pitchers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
And there are several World Series examples of pitchers coming back, not on three, but rather just two days’ rest.
When the Series went to Game 7, Gibson was back again, this time on two days’ rest, for another complete-game victory to clinch the Series.
After the Braves moved to Milwaukee, Lew Burdette was the MVP of the 1957 World Series when he beat the Yankees three times.
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 Famous West Virginians (B)
He was the losing pitcher in the famous game in the 1929 World Series in which his Cubs lost to Philadelphia 10-9 after leading 9-2 after the seventh inning, although he only faced two batters in the game.
Dick Brown (1935-1970), a catcher for the Indians, White Sox, Tigers, and Orioles from 1957 to 1965, was born in Shinnston.
In October 1957, Lew Burdette shut out the New York Yankees twice in four days becoming the first pitcher in 37 years to win three complete games in a single World Series and the first since 1905 to throw two shutouts in a single Series.
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 1957 World Series by Baseball Almanac
The twenty year-old rookie, who doubled as both a utility outfielder and infielder, nailed two homeruns for the Yanks on the way to an embarrassing 12-3 thrashing of the home team.
In the end, the questioned pitcher had not only clinched the Series for Milwaukee, he had done so with three complete-game victories (with or without his "spitball").
Although the Yankees had continued to add American League pennants to their collection, they had now lost two out of three World Series and both teams would find themselves in a classic rematch the following year.
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 ajc.com | Braves | Hall of Famer Warren Spahn dies at 82 | ajc.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Former New York Yankees left-hander Whitey Ford pitched against Spahn in the 1957 and 1958 World Series.
In eight of the next 10 seasons, he would win 20, and in 1957 he won the Cy Young Award, then presented to just one pitcher from both leagues.
A World War II veteran who missed four years of baseball while he was a foot soldier in Europe, Spahn still won 300 games.
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 BallparkTour - Former Milwaukee ballparks
When Hauser's major league career was cut short by a knee injury, he went on to a successful career in the minors and became the first professional baseball player to hit 60 or more homers in consecutive seasons.
Casey Stengel, who won nine World Series championships managing the New York Yankees, shared duties with Grimm in 1945.
The Brewers won seven Little World Series titles in 50 years: 1913, 1914, 1936, 1944, 1945, 1947 and 1951.
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 Warren Spahn | The BASEBALL Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
A World War II veteran who missed four years of baseball while he was a foot soldier in Europe, Spahn still won 363 games - the most ever by a left-hander.
Spahn was rested to pitch Game Seven in '57, but he came down with a case of the flu.
On October 5, 1958 Spahn shutout the Yankees on two hits in Game Four of the World Series.
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 Major League Baseball : History : World Series History
Nine years earlier, the Boston Braves had reached the World Series, but in 1953 they moved to Milwaukee.
Game 3 marked the City of Milwaukee's first-ever World Series experience, but not many of the home fans went home happy.
The Bronx Bombers knocked out Brave starter Bob Buhl in the first inning, and had their way with a number of relievers as well.
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 World Almanac for Kids
** Play-offs and World Series canceled due to strike.
Atlanta, NL New York, AL Florida,† NL New York, AL New York, AL New York, AL Arizona, NL Anaheim, AL Florida, NL World Series not held because New York (NL) refused to play Boston (AL).
*** World Series not held due to strike.
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 1957 World Series: Milwaukee Braves vs. New York Yankees (VHS)
The Milwaukee Braves were the upstart team in a new big-league city, and the New York Yankees - featuring Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Tony Kubek, Gil McDougald, and Whitey Ford - were the Establishment of World Series baseball.
But in an exciting Series that went the limit, a young slugger named Henry Aaron hit.393, and a veteran pitcher named Lew Burdette, pitched two shutouts and won three games, including Game 7 on two days' rest.
The Braves got help from a smudge of shoe polish and a case of the flu; and finally, to the ecstasy of their newfound fans, won the World Series - the team's first in 43 years and first in Milwaukee.
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