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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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 1964 World Series by Baseball Almanac
It was the fifteenth World Series for the former Yankee catcher as Berra had first appeared in the contest in 1947 and went on play in a record seventy-five games before his last outing in 1963.
The opening fiasco was their fifth consecutive loss in World Series play and for the first time (in a long time) the Yankees were the underdogs.
On October 10, 1964, Mickey Mantle led off the ninth (9th) inning with a right field game winning blast that landed in the upper deck and broke the record set by the Bambino thirty-two (32) years earlier.
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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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 Cardinal World Series Memorabilia
World Series pin from 1967 - El Birdo's was originated by "Cha Cha" Cepeda.
The Browns version of the '44 World Series program is visible on the back-right; the Cardinals version is behind it, and a partial-team photo is in front.
My 1926 and 1928 Sportsman's Park World Series programs are visible here, as is the 1964 World Series highlights LP (on the right), featuring Harry Caray and Jack Buck.
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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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 Answers to World Series Knoweldge Test
The three World Series MVPs to be honored for two different Fall Classics are Sandy Koufax (1963, '65), Bob Gibson (1964, '67) and Mr.
The mark for highest lifetime World Series batting average is held by the St. Louis Cardinals' Lou Brock, who batted a lofty.391 in three World Series (1964, '67, '68).
Martin led the 1969 Twins to the AL West title, the 1972 Tigers to the AL East title, the 1976 Yankees to the AL pennant, the 1977 Yanks to a World Series victory and the 1981 A's to the AL West title.
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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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 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.
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The World Series matched the Cardinals and the New York Yankees.
Though he had lost his ace pitcher, Ford, in the first game of the World Series, he felt he did well in patching an aging team.
So, at the conclusion of the 1964 season, Berra was fired as manager of the Yankees, and Keane resigned as manager of the Cardinals.
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 CNNSI.com - 2002 MLB Post Season - World Series Archive
The Cardinals won their championship 18 years to the day after they had won their last one, and they did it by employing an old and honored Cardinal trademark: speed on the bases.
They use their speed throughout the Series, and it was decisive in the final game, forcing the Yankees into critical blunders.
Before the first game, the Cardinals had listened to a scouting report on the Yankees, prepared by Mo Mozzali and Mike Ryba, indicating that the Yankee outfield probably would be vulnerable to a running attack and that the most vulnerable of all would be Right Fielder Mickey Mantle.
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 Amazon.com: October 1964: Books: David Halberstam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The 1964 World Series between the Yankees and Cardinals was coated in myth from the get-go.
The 1964 World Series was won by the heroics of men that the Yankees didn't understand, by men who couldn't play for the Yankees, by virtue of who they were.
The 1964 Yankees were the establishment team, a mostly white squad of aging stars (Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Whitey Ford) that just won their 14th pennant in 16 years.
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 Major League Baseball : History : World Series History
Yankees ace Whitey Ford, who had lost Game 6 in 1962, and Games 1 and 4 in 1963, saw his World Series losing streak reach four games in 1964, as he couldn't survive the sixth inning of 1964's opener.
The World Series went back to St. Louis for Game 6, with the Cardinals needing just one victory to lock it up.
Louis tacked on three more in the fifth, and despite two Yankee solo homers in the ninth, Gibson went the distance for a 7-5, World Series clinching victory.
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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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 World Series Game Sevens #1 quiz -- free game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Who is the New York Giant catcher who caught his foot in his mask while chasing a pop foul in the 12th inning of game 7 of the 1924 World Series, leading to the winning run scoring for the Washington Senators?
Who is the Senator shortstop whose two errors in game 7 of the 1925 World Series allowed the Pirates to score four unearned runs and beat the Senators 9-7?
Bill Mazeroski's famous home run won the 1960 World Series for the Pirates over the Yankees, making a winner of which Pirates pitcher who relieved in the 9th inning and kept the score tied?
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 World Series Almanac : 1937   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Not only this, the National League's Giants also retrieved to contend in the Fall Classic championship against their cross-town rivals.
Mel Ott hit a long two-run in the third inning, but the Yankees scored twice in the fifth inning to take a 4-2 Series culminating triumph.
The Yankees ace Joe DeMaggio also hit 4 RBIs and Mel Ott permitted 3 RBIs in the Series.
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 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.
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.
This unassisted triple play is probably the most amazing fielding feat to ever take place during any series game.
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 1964 World Series Game 5 Box Score
The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on October 12, 1964 at Yankee Stadium.
The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the New York Yankees and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."
The player names and pitcher names in the box score above can be clicked and their comprehensive single season & career statistics will be shown.
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 Baseball Direct - #1 online source for baseball videos, books & calendars
The 36-minute World Series film features two of the greatest moments in Series history: Cookie Lavagetto's double breaks up Bill Bevens' no-hitter and beats the Yanks in Game 4; and Al Gionfriddo's catch robs Joe DiMaggio of a 3-run homer in Game 6.
A partial broadcast of the fifth game of the 1955 World Series between the Yankees and Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field.
The 1964 TV special is a candid, inside look at one of the greatest ballplayers ever, up through the 1963 season.
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 Four(4)1964 Phillies World Series Tickets, MINT - 6150
This block of four tickets were printed and sold by the National League in anticipation of the Phillies playing in the '64 World Series.
In 1964, the Phillies had a large lead in the National League standings with only 12 games left in the season.
Offered here is a block of 4 tickets for game one, game two, game six and game seven of the 1964 Phillies World Series which would have been played at Connie Mack Stadium.
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 New York Yankees
In the early 1960s, the Yankee dynasty rolled on, winning pennants from 1960-1964, despite the firing of Casey Stengel after the 1960 World Series loss to Pittsburgh.
In the World Series, the Arizona Diamondbacks became the sixth franchise to defeat the Yankees in the World Series, coming from behind to win Game Seven against relief ace Rivera.
The series succeeded in proving one thing: the Yankee pitching staff was aging.
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 eBay - world series 1964, Vintage Sports Memorabilia, Cards items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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St Louis Cardinals New York Yankees 1964 World Series P
1965 Topps # 136 1964 World Series 5 Yankees Cardinals
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 1964 World Series - STL vs. NYY - Baseball-Reference.com
1964 World Series - STL vs. NYY - Baseball-Reference.com
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 Major League Baseball : Video : Baseball's Best
For the Cardinals, this was their first appearance in the Fall Classic since they won the 1946 World Series over the Red Sox on Enos Slaughter's "Mad Dash." The Yankees, on the other hand, were old hands at October baseball, appearing in their fifth straight Series and fifteenth since that Cards' victory in 1946.
In the ninth inning, Ken's brother Clete Boyer hit a solo shot for the Yankees and Phil Linz followed with a solo shot of his own, but it was too little, too late as Gibson retired Bobby Richardson on a pop to Dal Maxvill for the final out, and made the Cardinals champions once again.
The Series was the last hurrah for the Mantle-era Yankees who fell out of contention for the next decade.
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 World Series Champions
Appearing in their first World Series in over 40 years, against a team that had never appeared in the World Series, the Chicago White Sox swept away the Houston Astros to win their first championship in 88 years.
This is a list of all the Temple Cup, Chronicle-Telegraph Cup, and World Series Champions since 1884.
The following is a list of each franchise's World Series record since 1903, including the years in which they were crowned champions.
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 Rare Sports Films - Vintage Baseball Video Sports Auto Racing Events
For the first time ever, the highlights of every game of the 1964 World Series are now available in beautiful, natural COLOR on a new DVD from Rare Sportsfilms!
You may have seen some footage of this series on VHS or TV highlight shows in the past, but with poor, reddish color!
Mantle’s three-run homer in the 6th is his third of the series and his last in World Series play.
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 BaseBall-World-Series.net - Buy World Series Baseball Tickets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
We carry premium tickets for all St Louis home and away games including playoff games in addition to the World Series.
There is an additional $25 charge for delivery of your ticket package.
In most cases we will be on location a week before the World Series begins.
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 World Series - The TV IV
World Series - The TV IV The IVy Awards Are Here
Every day of the week starting August 21, 2006, new winners will be announced on our winners page at 4PM PDT.
The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball.
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 2002 World Series
David Eckstein - Holding 2002 World Series Trophy - ©Photofile
Tim Salmon-holding the 2002 World Series Trophy - ©Photofile
Troy Glaus - holding the 2002 World Series MVP Trophy - ©Photofile
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 St. Louis Historic Preservation
The St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Yankees for the 1964 World Series title, completing one of the most improbable comebacks in baseball history.
The Cards upset the New York Yankees in a seven-game series, the Cardinals first Series appearance since the addition of four new franchises and two new divisions to baseball in 1961.
This site was funded in part by Federal funds administered by the Missouri State Historical Preservation Office, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, The National Park Service, and the U.S. Department of the Interior.
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