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 This Day In History - April
1962 New York Giant YA Tittle sets NFL season touchdown pass record at 33 with 6 touchdowns vs Dallas (41-31)
1962 114-day newspaper strike begins in New York NY 3 fuel tanks explode when jetliner is struck by lightning crashing near Elkton, Maryland.
1987 3 white New York teens convicted of manslaughter in death of a black man
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 World Series - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch
This is the first time that the New York Yankees were swept in a World Series in four games (the 1922 series had one tie).
In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in North America, played in October after the end of the regular season between the pennant winner of the American League and the pennant winner of the National League.
The first such World Cup is tentatively scheduled to follow the 2005 season.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /world_series.htm   (4448 words)

  
 San Francisco Giants - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1962, they lost by 4 games to 3 to the New York Yankees, losing the final game in the bottom of the ninth, 1-0, in a pitchers' duel.
New York would remain a one-team town until 1962 when Joan Whitney Payson founded the New York Mets and brought National League baseball back to the city.
New York had been without a club since 1878, when its club had been expelled; John B. Day was awarded the New York franchise, and so bought up the defunct Troy club.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/San_Francisco_Giants   (4448 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: 1962 World Series
The 1962 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the San Francisco Giants, who had won their first NL pennant since moving from New York in 1958, defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-game playoff.
In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, played in October after the end of the regular season between the pennant winner of the American League and the pennant winner of the National League.
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.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1962-World-Series   (4448 words)

  
 New York Knicks - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From the late 1960s to 1990, the Knicks used an orange interlocking NY logo -- the same design as on the New York Yankees' jerseys --on their warmup jackets and later their shorts; it remains on their throwback-uniform shorts.
With 15 wins and 42 losses, the Brown-coached 05/06 Knicks were the worst team in the league after 57 games, and are on pace to finish with the worst record in franchise history (21-59, 1962-63).
In Ewing's first season with the Knicks, he led all rookies in scoring (20 points per game) and rebounds (9 rebounds per game), and he won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_York_Knicks   (3491 words)

  
 Bradner Stadium - Olean, New York
Olean was a charter member of the league in 1939, and fielded teams through the 1962 season.
Orginally named the Oilers, also named the Yankees, Giants, A's and Red Sox.
The other end of the tunnel exits to a park across the street from the stadium.
www.frontiernet.net /~rochballparks2/olean/olean.htm   (177 words)

  
 New York Yankees
(39) American League Champions 1921, 1922, 1923, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1932, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003.
signed baseball from Roger Clemens used in his 20th victory of the 2001 season when he improved his record to 20-1.
The ball is signed "God Bless the USA" to honor the memory of those in the September 11, 2001 tragedy.
www.baseballhalloffame.org /teams/AL/yankees.htm   (725 words)

  
 Derek Jeter BaseballLibrary.com
Nevertheless, Jeter did reach 200 hits for the third straight year and saved his season by winning MVP honors in the World Series, hitting.408 with two lead-off homers against the New York Mets as the Yankees took their third consecutive championship.
Jeter was the Yanks Opening Day shortstop, the first rookie to start at SS for New York since Tom Tresh in 1962.
Normally popular in the clubhouse, Jeter was criticized by Yankees outfielder Chad Curtis in August 1999 for playfully sparring with friend Alex Rodriguez on the fringes of a nasty brawl between the Yankees and Mariners.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/J/Jeter_Derek.stm   (2384 words)

  
 CNN/SI - Baseball - Phillies Hall-of-Famer Richie Ashburn dead at 70 - September 9, 1997
Among all of the things he did in his career, Ashburn might be best remembered for throwing out a Brooklyn Dodgers runner at the plate to preserve a tie and help the Phillies win in extra innings and on to the 1950 World Series against the New York Yankees.
Ashburn broadcasted the Phillies' game against the New York Mets on Monday night and later died in his room at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York.
Former Philadelphia Phillies center fielder and Hall-of-Famer Richie Ashburn died early this morning in New York of an apparent heart attack.
www.cnn.com /cnnsi/baseball/mlb/nl/news/1997/09/09/news.obitashbrn.html   (594 words)

  
 Willie Randolph BaseballLibrary.com
Randolph, however, suffered through an injury-plagued.230 season in 1988 and was not re-signed by New York.
During 1980, when the Yankees won 103 games, Randolph led the AL in walks with 119, the most by a Yankee since Mickey Mantle's 122 in 1962, and he was second in the league in on-base percentage (.429).
During Randolph's first six seasons with the Yankees, they won five division championships, four AL pennants, and World Series titles in 1977 and 1978.
baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/R/Randolph_Willie.stm   (1081 words)

  
 New York Yankees - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2005 season for the New York Yankees thus far has not ushered in any memories of the dynasty days.
The New York Yankees is a Major League baseball team based in The Bronx, New York City.
The Yankees won the day, driving a stake through the hearts of their rivals' fans when Bucky Dent drove a game-winning home run over the "Green Monster," one of several emotional moments in the team's history that had Red Sox fans wondering if their team was under some kind of a curse.
www.marylandheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/New_York_Yankees   (1081 words)

  
 Joe Pepitone Celebration with Mantle and Maris 8x10 Photograph
When Joe Pepitone signed with the New York Yankees in 1962, the carefree, fun loving first baseman spent his $20,000 signing bonus on a fancy new car and a motorboat.
After beating out Moose Skowron for the first base job, the Yankees traded Skowron before the 1963 season.
Pepitone responded by having the best year of his career, as he hit.271, with 27 home runs and 89 RBI that season.
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 Joe Pepitone Baseball Statistics by Baseball Almanac
Pepitone was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 10, 1962, with the New York Yankees.
Joe Pepitone was born on Wednesday, October 9 1940, in Brooklyn, New York.
Did you know that you can compare Joe Pepitone to other rookies who also had their Major League debut during the 1962 American League season?
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=pepitjo01   (253 words)

  
 Don Mattingly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Donald Arthur Mattingly (nicknamed "Donnie Baseball" and "The Hit Man") (born April 20, 1961) was a star left-handed baseball player (first baseman) for the New York Yankees of the American League from 1982-1995.
Don Mattingly was born in 1962, not 1961
Mattingly spent his official rookie season of 1983 as a part-time first baseman and outfielder, waiting for a full-time spot in the lineup to open up.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Don_Mattingly   (1012 words)

  
 Ralph Terry BaseballLibrary.com
Terry came up with the Yankees in 1956, but was traded to Kansas City in June 1957 in the eight-player deal that exiled Billy Martin and brought Ryne Duren to New York.
Terry could have been remembered only as the man who gave up Bill Mazeroski's legendary Series-winning homer in 1960, but he redeemed himself with an All-Star season in 1962 that was capped by an outstanding World Series.
Terry emerged as New York's second-best pitcher in 1961 with an excellent 16-3 mark and a 3.15 ERA.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/T/Terry_Ralph.stm   (1587 words)

  
 Toby Ziegler - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Toby is a fan of the New York Yankees baseball team.
If he saw his first game there at the age of seven, in the 1962 season, and the show progresses in real time, this works out to about eleven games per season, though it is not clear if he could keep up this pace once he began working at the White House.
In "Posse Comitatus," the show's third-season finale, first airing on May 22, 2002, he claimed to have attended 441 games at Yankee Stadium.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Toby_Ziegler   (838 words)

  
 Houston Astros Tickets - Buy Astros Tickets - MLB Ticket Broker
In that same year, the Astros inaugurated indoor baseball when they played the New York Yankees on April 9 in the Astrodome.
The Houston Astros said goodbye to the Astrodome in storybook fashion, winning their third straight NL Central crown on the last day of the season before a sellout crowd.
The Houston Astros began as the Houston Colt.45s in 1962.
www.vividseats.com /mlb/houston-astros-tickets.html   (1288 words)

  
 CNN/SI - Baseball MLB - Zimmer enjoying time as interim manager - Friday April 09, 1999 07:33 PM
That's to be expected from a man who played briefly for the team that lost the most games in baseball history -- the 1962 New York Mets -- and was bench coach for last year's Yankees team that won 125 games.
If not for Torre, who asked Zimmer to join him in New York before the 1996 season, Zimmer would be back in Florida with his wife Jean, spending his time at the movies and the race track.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fifty-one years in baseball has made Don Zimmer one of the game's great storytellers.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/mlb/news/1999/04/09/yankees_zimmer   (863 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- Tigers surpass 2003 victory total
DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers surpassed their 2003 wins total with 2½ months left in the season, beating the New York Yankees 4-2 Sunday behind the pitching of Nate Robertson and the hitting of Carlos Pena.
The previous mark of 106 was set by the 1962 Philadelphia Phillies (48-58 after going 47-107) and the 1989 Baltimore Orioles (55-51 following a 54-107 season).
Before a sellout crowd of 40,132, Robertson (9-4) allowed two runs and six hits in eight innings.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/baseball/20040718-1237-bba-yankees-tigers.html   (863 words)

  
 Rutgers Baseball History - Olympic Sports Hall of Fame
He was a successful manager with the Chicago White Sox, the Cleveland Indians and the New York Mets, winning the Baseball Writer's Association, Associated Press, united Press International and The Sporting News Manager of the Year award.
His dealings helped bring the Pirates their World Series Championship in 1979 Peterson also spent two years with the Yankees - and was a Co-General Manager in 1990 and two more years with San Diego as a scout.
A four-year starter, he earned All-BIG EAST honors each year and was a two-time All-American, leading Rutgers to the 1998 BIG EAST Regular Season and Tournament championship and NCAA Tournament berths in 1998 and 1999.
www.scarletknights.com /baseball/history/hof.htm   (863 words)

  
 Jim Bouton Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Bouton was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 22, 1962, with the New York Yankees.
Did you know that you can compare Jim Bouton to other rookies who also had their Major League debut during the 1962 American League season?
Jim Bouton was born on Wednesday, March 8, 1939, in Newark, New Jersey.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=boutoji01   (276 words)

  
 National League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Through the 2005 season, National League teams have won 41 and lost 60 of the 101 World Series played, although the Nationals have a rather better percentage of 28 and 34 in Series where the New York Yankees were not involved.
The N.L. remained an eight-team league until 1962, when it added the New York Mets and the Houston Colt.45s (renamed the Houston Astros in 1965).
The National League was formed in 1876 when six of the strongest teams of the National Association withdrew from that organization (effectively killing it) to form a new league with stronger executive authority.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_League   (1717 words)

  
 National League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Through the 2005 season, National League teams have won 41 and lost 60 of the 101 World Series played, although the Nationals have a rather better percentage of 28 and 34 in Series where the New York Yankees were not involved.
The N.L. remained an eight-team league until 1962, when it added the New York Mets and the Houston Colt.45s (renamed the Houston Astros in 1965).
The National League was formed in 1876 when six of the strongest teams of the National Association withdrew from that organization (effectively killing it) to form a new league with stronger executive authority.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_League   (1723 words)

  
 ESPN.com - MLB - Mets' Kanehl, known for hustle, dies at 70
Kanehl had spent eight years in the Yankees' minor league system when he joined the Mets in their inaugural season of 1962.
NEW YORK -- Rod Kanehl, who hit the first grand slam in the history of the New York Mets, has died.
Kanehl, whose hustle endeared him to the team's fans in the dismal first years of the franchise, died on Dec. 14 after suffering a heart attack several days earlier, the Mets said.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/news/story?id=1955186   (1723 words)

  
 Grey Flannel Tops $2 Million in Fall Classic 2003 Auction
In an auction rich in treasures of the New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox rivalry and with strong showings in basketball and football from both the professional and college ranks, Grey Flannel Auctions proudly announced that its Fall Classic 2003 Auction exceeded $2 million in revenues.
Memorabilia of "Wilt the Stilt" Chamberlain also weighed in heavily; his 1971 All-Star jersey went for $24,463, and the official scorer's sheet from his 100-point game against New York on March 2, 1962 reached $20,872.
College football is alive and well at Grey Flannel, as evidenced by the sale of Doak Walker's 1940s SMU jersey for $24,020, Joel Thesing's leather helmet from Notre Dame's 1939 season for $4,876, and Forrest Gregg's 1955 College All-Star jersey for $3,934.
www.psacard.com /articles/article4015.chtml   (1723 words)

  
 National League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Through the 2005 season, National League teams have won 41 and lost 60 of the 101 World Series played, although the National League have a rather better percentage of 28 and 34 in Series where the New York Yankees were not involved.
The N.L. remained an eight-team league until 1962, when it added the New York Mets and the Houston Colt.45s (renamed the Houston Astros in 1965).
The National League was formed in 1876 when six of the strongest teams of the National Association withdrew from that organization (effectively killing it) to form a new league with stronger executive authority.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/National_League   (1756 words)

  
 San Francisco Giants Tickets Mlb Ticket - Buy Cheap San Francisco Giants Tickets
In 1962, the San Francisco Giants defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers for the honor and privilege of playing the New York Yankees in the World Series.
San Francisco pulled back for a while and won some games on the trot but they ended the season with five losses out of six and let the Padres get away with the title.
The main weakness in the Giants was the nonperformance of Brett Tomko.
www.onlineseats.com /mlb-tickets/san-francisco-giants/index.asp   (1335 words)

  
 Fort Lauderdale Stadium, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Fort Lauderdale Stadium opened in 1962 as the spring training home of the New York Yankees, who stayed until their new complex opened in Tampa.
The Baltimore Orioles took their place the next season.
I was unable to get into Fort Lauderdale Stadium during my August 2003 road trip.
home1.gte.net /charliesballparks/stadiums/ftlaud.htm   (1335 words)

  
 1962 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Billy Pierce continued the cycle in Game 3, blanking the Yankees through six innings until the newly crowned single-season homerun leader, Roger Maris, broke through the deadlock with a two run single in the seventh and eventually scored on a force-out grounder.
The New York rookie hammered a three run, eighth-inning homer off Sanford who lost the game despite putting up ten K's in 7 1/3 innings.
Jack Sanford got revenge the following day though with a three hit, 2-0 shutout that evened the contest at a game apiece.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1962ws.shtml   (1335 words)

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