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  World Series : A Comprehensive History of the World Series by Baseball Almanac
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.
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   (917 words)

  
  The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With his team down 2-0 in the series, pressure was put on him to have a good start (no MLB team had ever come back from a 3-0 deficit in a series at that time, and no team did for another 39 years (Red Sox in the 2004 ALCS).
This was only the second World Series where both teams were located west of the Mississippi River.
This was the last time the Los Angeles Dodgers won a World Series while a Democrat was President of the United States.
www.the-dispatch.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=1965_World_Series   (1532 words)

  
 World Series Game Baseball History, History Of The World Series Games.
Before the birth of the World Series in 1903, there were other postseason championships that took place as early as 1884.
The first World Series, in 1903, was a best-of-nine affair arranged between the champions of the older National League (founded in 1876) and the American League.
Identical to the ball used during the 2005 world series.
www.americansportscollectibles.com /world-series-baseball-history.html   (836 words)

  
 World Series - Related Items - MSN Encarta
World Series - Related Items - MSN Encarta
A season that saw Pete Rose break Ty Cobb's career base hit record, a two-day players' strike, and an image-deflating drug scandal was capped by the most remarkable series of postseason comebacks in baseball history.
The Kansas City Royals rallied from 3-1 deficits in both the league championship...
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 CNN/SI - 1998 MLB Postseason - 1965 World Series
Ten years later, the seventh game of the World Series was over, and Sam Mele, manager of the losing Minnesota Twins, sat behind his orderly desk at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, Minn. His blue cap rested on his lap, and a cigarette burned in the fl plastic ashtray in front of him.
Thus the baseball championship of the world had to be settled in one final game, and it was a magnificent one.
There was some criticism of Versalles after the Series because, chagrined by defeat, he said in his accented English, "The Doyers were lucky." This was considered ungracious or inaccurate or something else, but all year long people in the National League had been saying the same thing about the Dodgers.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/mlb/features/1998/wsarchive/1965.html   (1398 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)

  
 Amazon.com: Cool Of The Evening: The 1965 Minnesota Twins: Books: Jim Thielman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When the World Series between the Twins and the Dodgers arrived Minneapolis was vibrant with red, white, and blue bunting.
The '65 Series was the second I ever watched, the first since the collapse of the former Yankee Dynasty; I will NEVER forget the home run by Mudcat during it nor the stunning lead the Twins took at the Series' outset.
The World Series, the first ever to be played in Minnesota, is almost an afterthought, but it's been so well documented elsewhere, Thielman prudently allows space to go behind the scenes, through spring training and the entire season.
www.amazon.com /Cool-Evening-1965-Minnesota-Twins/dp/1886513716   (2131 words)

  
 Postseason Index - Baseball-Reference.com
World Series (4-1): New York Yankees (98-56, AL) vs. St.
World Series (6-4): New York Giants (84-47, NL) vs. St.
World Series (10-5): Detroit Wolverines (79-45, NL) vs. St.
www.baseball-reference.com /postseason   (1575 words)

  
 Rare Sports Films - Vintage Baseball Video Sports Auto Racing Events
World Series Yankees vs Braves (First World Series filmed in color) plus Pre-World Series TV special with Mel Allen!
World Series Pirates vs Yankees plus 1960 Pirates regular season highlights (color).
World Series Dodgers vs Twins, all 7 games plus Leo Durocher's scouting report.
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 Baseball World Series - LAWLS Neighborhood
The first World Series shown on television was the 1947 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers.
The 1919 World Series became known as the Black Sox scandal after eight players on the Chicago White Sox were banned from Major League Baseball for "throwing" the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds.
The 1989 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A's was postponed for 10 days after a massive earthquake rocked Northern California.
www.livingafterwls.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=1780   (746 words)

  
 Minnesota Twins Tickets - Minnesota Twins Schedule - Minnesota Twins Baseball Tickets
Minnesota fans with Twins tickets were able to watch their first World Series, with the Minnesota Twins facing off against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Combined with the formidable Kent Hrbek and Kirby Puckett, the Minnesota Twins were again able to advance to the World Series.
The 1991 World Series is considered by many as the most exciting World Series to date.
www.barrystickets.com /baseball-tickets/twins-tickets.php   (1433 words)

  
 1965 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Their American League rivals, the Minnesota Twins, were making their World Series debut and many felt that the National Leaguers would have their work cut out for them thanks to the hitting of Harmon Killebrew and Zoilo Versalles.
The Twins held on for the 5-1, Game 6 triumph (that tied the Series up at three games apiece), but now were faced with the riddle of beating one of the Dodgers' two pitching greats for a second time.
The first was launched by Jim Bagby of the Cleveland Indians furing the 1920 World Series.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1965ws.shtml   (1020 words)

  
 Avanti Time Capsule - Sandy Koufax
The 1963 World Series Most Valuable Player Award went to Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher, Sandy Koufax, who drove an Avanti.
His fastball and devastating curve enabled him to pitch no-hitters in four consecutive seasons, culminating with a perfect game in 1965.
Koufax made the cover of Life Magazine on August 2, 1963 when the excitement over the Avanti was at its pinnacle.
www.theavanti.com /koufax.htm   (169 words)

  
 1965 world series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
While England were winning the World Cup that summer, Manuel Martinez Santana became the first, and so far the only, Spanish man to win Wi boston red shirt sox boston playoff red sox ticket boston logo red sox
According to the World Bank, they outperformed any other region in the world from 1965 to 1990.
He was involved in a series of helicopter assaults along the Gulf of Tonkin.
jotnetwork.com /blogs/1965-world-series   (711 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)

  
 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)

  
 The Official Site of Major League Baseball: Video: Baseball's Best
Once again, the light-hitting Dodgers had latched on to the most prized arm in baseball to carry them into the World Series, and once again, they were forced to rely on heavy innings from their ace to give them a fighting chance.
When he swung through a Koufax heater to become the legendary lefty's 10th strikeout victim, the 1965 World Series belonged to the Dodgers.
But to come back on two days' rest and deliver a three-hit shutout with the World Series on the line and his left arm barely hanging in place demonstrated that he possessed a resolve that was every bit as daunting as his phenomenal talent.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/baseballs_best/mlb_bb_gamepage.jsp?story_page=bb_65ws_gm7_lamin   (1044 words)

  
 World Series at Gifts For Baseball Fans
The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, the culmination of the sport's postseason each October.
The Series winner is determined through a best-of-seven playoff (except in 1903, 1919, 1920 and 1921 when the winner was determined through a best-of-nine playoff) and is awarded the World Series Trophy, as well as World Series rings.
The first two games of the series are played in the home ballpark of the team awarded home-field advantage; the next three are in the other team's ballpark, and the final two, if necessary, are back in the first team's ballpark.
www.giftsforbaseballfans.com /world_series.htm   (1339 words)

  
 The Baseball Analysts: Sandy Koufax and the 1965 World Series
The Baseball Analysts: Sandy Koufax and the 1965 World Series
Nossek (.218/.250/.306), a righthanded-hitting rookie outfielder who went 4-for-20 in the Series with no walks or extra base hits, started in place of the lefthanded Jimmie Hall (.285/.347/.464) five times against Koufax and Osteen, the two Dodger southpaws.
Soaking up Game Seven of the 1965 World Series 38 years later serves as a beautiful reminder of what once was.
baseballanalysts.com /archives/2004/01/sandy_koufax_an_1.php   (3171 words)

  
 The World Cup and the Yiddishe Kup - Torah.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Their show of patriotism in athletics and war---German Jewish soldiers were awarded over 31,500 Iron Crosses for their bravery in World War I---did not, however, seem to be taken much into account by the Gestapo just a few years later.
We may not share the enthusiasm of the nations of the world for competitive sports, and running around in public in our underwear may not be our cup of tea, but there is a specific commandment in the Torah to guard one's health.
While I am not saying it's their fault, perhaps it's the world or the generation, but we must never condone such antiethical behavior.
www.torah.org /features/secondlook/worldcup.html   (957 words)

  
 1965 World Series Game 7 Box Score
The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on October 14, 1965 at Metropolitan Stadium.
The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Minnesota Twins 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.
www.baseball-almanac.com /box-scores/boxscore.php?boxid=196510140MIN   (311 words)

  
 1965 world series - World Series Baseball!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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www.worldseriestime.com /1965worldseries   (906 words)

  
 WorldNetDaily: My evening with Sandy Koufax
During the 1965 World Series, he refused to pitch on Yom Kippur, demonstrating that the High Holy Days meant more to him than a World Series game.
He was the first major league pitcher to hurl four no-hit games, including, in 1965, a perfect game – no runs, no hits, no walks, no errors.
After the Dodgers' 1966 World Series defeat, I picked up the local newspaper and read the shocking headline – Koufax To Retire.
www.worldnetdaily.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=53460   (687 words)

  
 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When he refused to pitch the opening game of the 1965 World Series because it fell on Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, he inadvertently made himself a religious icon and an irrevocably public figure.
Hal Bodley: Aside from refusing to pitch the opening game of the 1965 World Series on Yom Kippur, I don't remember too much anti-Semitism in his life, but maybe I was naive then.
To me, Game 7 of the 1965 World Series was his best-- against the Twins.It gave the Dodgers the title and he was the World Series MVP.
cgi1.usatoday.com /mchat/20030227001/tscript.htm   (1187 words)

  
 World Series for Dummies? quiz -- free game
From 1949-1953, the New York Yankees was a household name by winning five consecutive World Series.
In those 28 consecutive World Series games, how many times were the Yankees shutout?
In 1945, the Chicago Cubs saw their last World Series of the century.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=192495   (215 words)

  
 Champ Car > Sponsors | Bridgestone
Yet it’s the benefits derived from this demanding challenge that fuel Bridgestone’s participation in Champ Car World Series, and why the world-famous brand again is the Presenting Sponsor in 2005.
By 1965, the manufacturer had claimed victories in the All Japan Race held at Funabashi Circuit in Chiba Prefecture.
The following year, Bridgestone claimed the first of what are now seven consecutive world driver’s and constructor’s championships in the prestigious series.
www.champcarworldseries.com /About/Sponsor.asp?ID=28   (802 words)

  
 Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
While the loss surely was disappointing to the 31-year-old Pascual, the Series start undoubtedly was a gratifying experience to the Havana native.
Minnesota, having deadlocked the Series, now was confronted with the necessity of beating one of the Dodgers' two pitching greats for a second time.
The Dodgers were World Series champions for the second time in three years.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1965.html   (815 words)

  
 KAALtv.com - 6 NEWS FIRST Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Updated: 06-10-2005 09:35 AM LOS ANGELES (AP) - The last time the Minnesota Twins met the Los Angeles Dodgers was in the World Series nearly 40 years ago.
Tonight the Twins are in Los Angeles to open a three-game interleague series with the Dodgers.
Los Angeles defeated Minnesota in seven games in the 1965 World Series as Sandy Koufax -- pitching on two days' rest -- fired a three-hitter in a 2-0 win in Game Seven.
www.kaaltv.com /article/view/88477   (147 words)

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