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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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 1962 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
This Series, which was closely matched in every game, is remembered for its then-record length of thirteen days, caused by rain in both cities, and its appropriately dramatic conclusion.
Hot hitting Jose Pagan drove in two runs with a single in the third and a home run in the 5th, but with the score tied 2-2 in the 8th, Tom Tresh walloped what proved to be the winning homer, a three-run shot that scored Bobby Richardson and Tony Kubek in front of him.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1962_World_Series   (1064 words)

 Rays: It's World Series time
The World Series begins next weekend and we could be only a week or two away from etching another name in baseball lore for his Series heroics - or for his Fall Classic blunders.
Often, the World Series leads to an intersection where the roads to hero and goat meet.
Pittsburgh overcame a 3-1 series deficit by beating Mike Flanagan and Jim Palmer, but it looked like the 25-year-old McGregor was going to slam the door as he carried a 1-0 lead into the sixth.
www.sptimes.com /2006/10/15/news_pf/Rays/It_s_World_Series_time.shtml   (999 words)

 1962 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Series veteran Whitey Ford was given his usual Game 1 start by the Yanks sophomore manager Ralph Houk and extended his World Series consecutive-innings scoreless streak to thirty-three before San Francisco got on the scoreboard in the second inning.
It was the first grand-slam ever in a World Series outing by a National Leaguer and snapped the two all tie that resulted in a San Francisco victory at Yankees Stadium.
In Game 1 during the second inning, Whitey Ford gave up a run ending his World Series record for consecutive scoreless innings at thirty-three and two-thirds (33.2).
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1962ws.shtml   (1018 words)

 Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
Terry, who in the seventh game of the 1960 Series yielded Bill Mazeroski's decisive, last-of-the-ninth home run and then in Game 2 of the 1961 Series suffered New York's only defeat of that fall classic, had won 23 games for the Yankees in '62 and was a complete-game winner in Game 5 of this Series.
Whitey Ford was a 6-2 winner in the opener, posting a record 10th Series triumph and stretching his consecutive-innings scoreless streak in the fall classic to 33 before San Francisco got on the scoreboard in the second inning.
The grand slam, the first in Series history by a National League player, snapped a 2-2 tie at Yankee Stadium and made a winner out of a 33-year-old San Francisco reliever who had retired only one batter in the game.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1962.html   (1139 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.
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.
www.baseballdirect.com /world2.html   (3080 words)

 Billy O'Dell -- Pitcher from South Carolina
His best season came in 1962 with the San Francisco Giants when he finished with a 19-14 record and 3.53 earned run average in 280.2 innings pitched.
He pitched 12.1 innings in the 1962 World Series, finished with a 0-1 record, 1 save and a 4.39 earned run average.
As a member of the San Francisco Giants, O'Dell pitched in the 1962 World Series against the New York Yankees.
www.historicbaseball.com /players/o/odell_billy.html   (218 words)

 Bobby Richardson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Richardson won 3 World Series (1958, 1961, 1962) of the 7 he played with the Yankees(1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964).
He made the final out of the 1962 Series, snaring a screaming line drive off the bat of Willie McCovey, that if it had been two or three feet higher would have won the Series for the San Francisco Giants.
He was named World Series MVP in 1960 when he helped the Yankees against the Pittsburgh Pirates, although they lost in a Series in which normally light-hitting second basemen (the other being the Bucs' Bill Mazeroski) shone at the plate.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bobby_Richardson   (888 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....
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 1962 Williams World Series 1962   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Description: World Series 1962*, Williams #275, 1/62, one player, woodrail head and metalrail cabinet, replay version of Extra Inning* (6/62).
1962 World Series and Extra Inning were the first games by Williams that gave the player up to 3 extra innings (extra play time) if a "super home run" was achieved.
1962 World Series went a step further and also gave replays (carry-over name spelling feature, and by beating the previous high score).
www.marvin3m.com /baseball/wser62.htm   (128 words)

 Two Thousand Three NFL Draft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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.
Over the last century, the World Series has been woven into the fabric of America's culture evolving far beyond a mere football tournament.
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.
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 World Series Almanac : 1966   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The series opened at Dodger Stadium and Baltimore Orioles Dave McNally led the team to a 4-1 lead in the third innings.
Relief pitcher Moe Drabowsky entered the game during the third innings and knocked out 11 batters, which is the most ever by a relief pitcher during any World Series game.
Unluckily, the Dodgers saw blast by Frank Robinson in the fourth innings that landed in the left-field bleachers.
www.worldseries-almanac.com /1966_worldseries.html   (234 words)

 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
Vic Aldridge, who had pitched the distance in the Pirates' lone victory of the Series, was called upon by Manager Bill McKechnie to keep his club afloat in Game 5.
Of particular note was the performance of the Senators' outfield, as Goose Goslin whacked three home runs in the Series for the second straight year, Joe Harris hit.440 with three homers and Rice batted.364 and made an unforgettable defensive play.
For the Pirates, it was a return to a supremacy of the baseball world they had not enjoyed since 1909 when rookie pitcher Babe Adams led the club to the World Series title by beating the Detroit Tigers three times.
tsn.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1925.html   (1060 words)

 WorldSeries.com History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The World Series opened in San Francisco, where Whitey Ford continued his October excellence with a 6-2 victory.
Willie McCovey made it 2-0 with a solo homer in the seventh, but one run was all Jack Sanford needed, as he held the Yankees to three hits and zero runs.
The final was 7-3, and the World Series was evened at two games apiece.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/ws/history/ws_recap_year.jsp?content=ws_history_recap1962   (529 words)

 2006 World Series
The amazing thing is that this Cardinal team won 83 games in the regular season, so if the Cardinals win one game in their remaining three chances at this World Series, it would be the fewest regular season wins by a world champion in Major League Baseball history.
MLB.com has a large continent at the World Series as usual, and the hub of our editorial operations at Busch for this part of the series is Big Mac's namesake suite.
It's almost in the Cardinals' World Series DNA if you look through their rich history, and that was the outcome of both previous World Series meetings with the Tigers in 1934 and 1968.
worldseries.mlblogs.com   (6127 words)

 Amazon.com: 1962 World Series - New York vs San Francisco: Video: Mlb   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The result would be the 20th title for the Bronx Bombers in 25 World Series appearances in a 40-year span.
Obviously this 39-minute video of 1962 World Series highlights is going to have more appeal to fans of the New York Yankees rather than those of the Giants, who can only watch that final out over and over again and shake their heads.
Final Note: The oddest final out of all-time would be in the 1926 World Series when Babe Ruth was caught trying to steal second with the Yankees down by one run and Lou Gehrig at the plate.
www.amazon.com /1962-World-New-York-Francisco/dp/6304963564   (1061 words)

 World Series History
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.
www.baseballhistory.info /World-Series.html   (2165 words)

 World Series Almanac : 1971   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
he 1971 World Series saw the return of the Pittsburgh Pirates to the top of the National League since they last won the Series in 1960.
The Pittsburgh Pirates earned their fourth World Series title winning in seven games.
Roberto Clemente was voted for the MVP award as he gathered twelve hits in twenty-nine at-bats to finish with a.414 average.
www.worldseries-almanac.com /1971_worldseries.html   (211 words)

 Tommy Baseball -- News Item
According to a 1962 story in the St. Thomas student newspaper, the Aquin, Hiller batted.576 as a junior in 1955 and batted cleanup for the Tommies' 1956 MIAC championship team.
On Oct. 8, 1962, with 66,607 fans watching game four of the World Series at Yankee Stadium, Hiller had his day in the sun.
In the World Series, despite playing on two sore ankles, he batted.270 with seven hits, four runs, five RBI and four walks.
www.stthomas.edu /tommies/shared/shownews.cfm?ArticleID=1646   (1592 words)

 San Francisco Giants News
1962 -- With their series against the Yanks tied, 3-3, against the Yankees, Willie McCovey's would-be Game 7-winning line drive off Ralph Terry is snared by second baseman Bobby Richardson in the bottom of the ninth with two men on.
Funny thing about the 1962 World Series -- the Giants weren't supposed to be there.
Game 7 of the World Series against New York saw the end of San Francisco's dream.
sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/sf/news/sf_news.jsp?ymd=20041026&content_id=905714&vkey=news_sf&fext=.jsp   (905 words)

 Bobby Bolin -- Pitched for the Giants in the 1962 World Series
As a member of the Eugene Emeralds in 1959, Bolin pitched to a 20-8 record, 271 strikeouts and a 2.84 ERA.
His debut came in 1961 and in 1962, he pitched in the World Series for the Giants as they face the New York Yankees.
One of his best seasons came a few years later, in 1965, when he compiled a 14-5 record and a 2.76 ERA while pitching for the Giants.
www.historicbaseball.com /players/b/bolin_bobby.html   (257 words)

 About World Series - Win 2006 World Series Tickets
Over the last century, the World Series has been woven into the fabric of America 's culture evolving far beyond a mere baseball tournament.
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.
His about-face spawned the "Brush Rules," a set of guidelines relating to the on-field play and off-field finances of the World Series which exists to this day.
www.aboutworld-series.com   (838 words)

 World Series Tickets - MLB World Series
The MLB World Series is a best-of-7 showdown for the ages.
The 1994 Series was canceled by a players’ strike, while the proposed 1904 Series, which would have matched Boston from the AL against New York from the NL, was boycotted by the owner of the New York Giants.
• Four World Series were best-of-nine affairs:  1903 (the inaugural, won by Boston), 1919 (won by Cincinnati in the infamous “Black Sox” Series), 1920 (won by Cleveland), and 1921 (won by the New York Giants).
www.razorgator.com /tickets/sports/baseball/mlb/world-series-tickets   (367 words)

 This Great Game 1962: Lined to Second Best
And now here was Terry once again in 1962, with two out in the bottom of the ninth of Game Seven, watching Willie McCovey’s scorching low line drive scream to his left.
Throughout much of the 1962 season, it was Terry who was the someone most responsible for ensuring the Yankees a third straight trip to the postseason.
The World Series, which for the time being the Mets seemed eons away from reaching, became a ping-pong affair through the first six games as the Yankees and Giants followed each other’s victory with one of their own.
www.thisgreatgame.com /1962.html   (2010 words)

 Chuck Hiller; slugged first NL slam in Series - The Boston Globe
NEW YORK -- Chuck Hiller, who hit the National League's first grand slam in the World Series, died Wednesday in St. Pete Beach, Fla. He was 70.
His grand slam in Game 4 of the 1962 World Series off New York Yankees pitcher Marshall Bridges snapped a seventh-inning tie and helped the San Francisco Giants to a 7-3 victory.
Hiller served as a coach with the Texas Rangers for one season, Kansas City Royals for four, St. Louis for three -- including the Cardinals' world championship season of 1982 -- and San Francisco for one.
www.boston.com /news/globe/obituaries/articles/2004/10/22/chuck_hiller_slugged_first_nl_slam_in_series   (349 words)

 WUA - Ken Burkhart: Dies in Tennessee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
His minor league playing career was interrupted from 1943 to 1945 as he served his country in World War II.
Sudol worked the World Series in 1965, 1971, and 1977.
He retired after the 1977 Series as the National League’s senior umpire.
worldumpires.com /features/010505Burkhart.htm   (860 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)

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