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  World Series - Related Items - MSN Encarta
World Series - Related Items - MSN Encarta
It was on April Fools' Day that major league players commenced their first all-out strike, but neither the players nor the club owners were fooling.
The players had voted 663-10 to strike, and the owners had voted 24-0 to refuse the players' demands for increases in their pension fund.
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  World Music Encyclopedia Article @ BareHands.com (Bare Hands)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
In musical terms, "world music" can be roughly defined as music which uses distinctive ethnic scales, modes and musical inflections, and which is usually (though not always) performed on or accompanied by distinctive traditional ethnic instruments, such as the kora (African lute), the steel drum, the sitar or the digeridoo.
World music as a cultural/economic phenomenon is inextricably linked with the invention of sound recording and the development of the international recording industry, but the background to its emergence covers the whole span of modern Western musical history, and what some analysts have deemed the digital revolution.
World music radio programs these days will often be playing African hip hop or reggae artists, crossover Bhangra and Latin American jazz groups, etc. Public radio and webcasting are an important way for music enthusiasts all over the world to hear the enormous diversity of sounds and styles which, collectively, amount to World Music.
www.barehands.com /encyclopedia/World_music   (7472 words)

 Curt Flood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His 679 at bats led the NL again and were the fifth highest total in league history to that point, setting a team record by surpassing Taylor Douthit's 1930 total of 664; Lou Brock broke the team record three years later with 689.
Batting leadoff in the 1964 World Series against the New York Yankees, he hit only.200 but scored in three of the Cardinal victories as the team won in seven games for its first championship since 1946.
In 1967 he had his highest batting mark with a.335 average, though his other batting totals fell off from previous years, in helping the Cardinals to another championship.
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 1967 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Series was played from October 4 to October 12 in Fenway Park and Busch Memorial Stadium.
Jim Lonborg enjoyed his best season as a professional in 1967 capturing the Cy Young Award with an A.L. best 22 wins (against 7 losses), was tops with 246 strikeouts, and had an impressive earned run average of 3.16.
Ken Brett, the brother of Hall of Famer George Brett, became the youngest pitcher in World Series history at 19 years, 20 days, when he pitched one inning of relief at the end of game 4.
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 1968 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Series also featured dominant performances from Cardinals pitcher Bob Gibson, MVP of the 1964 World Series and 1967 World Series.
In Game 7, Gibson was defeated by series MVP Mickey Lolich, allowing three runs on four straight hits in the decisive 7th inning.
The 1968 Tigers were the fourth of six teams to come back from a 3 games to 1 deficit in a World Series, the others being the 1903 Red Sox, 1925 Pirates, 1958 Yankees, 1979 Pirates, and 1985 Royals.
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 World Series : Boston Red Sox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
They were knocked by the flourishing Red Sox in the eighth game and marked their second World Series victory.
The Red Sox appeared in their second back to back World Series while Brooklyn Dodgers (formerly known as Brooklyn Robinson) were making their first World Series appearance after winning their first National League title.
This was the Red Soxs’ fifth and the last World Series title since Babe Ruth, Sox’s ace player was traded off to the Yankees due to his notorious habits.
www.fenwayinfo.com /worldSeries.html   (733 words)

 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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 Brockton Rox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The former All-Star right-hander was the ace of the 1967 Red Sox staff — arguably the most beloved team the franchise’s modern era.
He was with Boston for their 1967 and 1975 pennants and was twice named an American League All-Star.
In Game Six of the 1967 World Series, Petrocelli, Carl Yastrzemski, and Reggie Smith set a World Series record by hitting three home runs in an inning.
www.brocktonrox.com /news/?id=4409   (351 words)

 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.
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 1932 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1932 World Series was the twenty-ninth edition of Major League Baseball's annual championship.
The series was noteworthy for Babe Ruth's called shot and for the arguments that developed between the two teams.
The series is immortalized in many history books for just that reason.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1932_World_Series   (1012 words)

 World Series - Questions, Answers, Fun Facts, Information
The Oakland Athletics won in a 4-0 shutout against the San Francisco Giants in the World Series dubbed as 'The Battle of the Bay'.
This was the first of the two World Series championships won with Kirby Puckett.
This was the last World Series that the Boston Red Sox won in the 20th century.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Sports/World-Series-642.html   (1418 words)

 Macomb Daily : Sports : Series cloaked in red: St. Louis vs. Boston 10/22/04
After posting 105 wins and running away with the NL Central, the Cardinals advanced to their first World Series under manager Tony La Russa, and first overall since 1987.
They have never reached the World Series since their expansion season of 1962, the same year Clemens was born.
He managed the Cardinals to the 1967 World Series title against Boston, and currently is a special assistant.
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 1967 World Series by Baseball Almanac
As the Series shifted to St. Louis' Busch Memorial Stadium, the home team answered back with 5-2 and 6-0 victories.
Both pitchers were 2-0 in the Series with Gibson giving up four hits in eighteen innings and Lonborg surrendering a single run and four hits in his eighteen.
He now boasted a 5-1 record and a 2.00 ERA in World Series competition, with fifty-seven strikeouts in fifty-four innings and only thirty-seven hits allowed.
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 2004 MLB Post Season On SportzNutz.com
Boston won its first five World Series appearances, the latter three with Babe Ruth, who was sold the Yankees in 1920.
Since beating the Chicago Cubs for the 1918 title, Boston has lost four World Series… to the Cardinals in 1946 and 1967, the Cincinnati Reds in 1975 and the New York Mets in 1986.
After pitching well and losing in Game 3 of the first-round series, he didn't pitch as well but got no decision while walking five in five innings in Game 2 of the NLCS, and he was equally shaky in Game 6.
www.sportznutz.com /mlb/2004_post_season/world_series.htm   (1120 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.
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 Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
While Gibson had won 19, 20 and 21 games in the previous three years and was bound for even greater success in the next three seasons, 1967 was in many ways most representative of the man's will to win and his ability to turn that determination into success.
The NL leader in winning percentage (.727) in 1967 after spending nine years in the minor leagues, Hughes was bombed for a Series-record three homers in one inning.
Gibson was 2-0 thus far in the Series, having allowed only one run and 11 hits in 18 innings; Lonborg also was 2-0, having given up one run and a mere four hits in 18 innings.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1967.html   (891 words)

 Boston Red Sox - Cardinals punch ticket to Series - The Boston Globe
The Cardinals marched into the franchise's 16th World Series, its first since 1987, with a 5-2 triumph over the upstart Houston Astros in Game 7 of a thrilling National League Championship Series that didn't take center stage until last night -- after the Red Sox humbled New York in the ALCS.
Last night was Clemens's first loss against St. Louis in five starts this season, and it left Houston 1-8 in games in which it could clinch a series, with the lone win coming in Game 5 of this year's Division Series against Atlanta.
Louis's march to the Series culminates a year in which it finished the regular season with a major league-best 105 wins.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2004/10/22/cardinals_punch_ticket_to_series   (964 words)

 The Official Site of Major League Baseball: Video: Baseball's Best - 1960's
Terry was one inning away from exorcising his World Series demons, having held San Francisco to just two hits over the first eight innings.
But in a World Series that saw the advantage see-saw between the teams over seven games, the Pirates used the Yankees' own great offensive weapon against them, hitting home run after home run.
A clear winner was not determined until the final at-bat of the Series and one of the most famous homers of all time, Bill Mazeroski's Series winner in the bottom of the ninth.
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 STLtoday - Sports - 2006 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
But with a World Series title with the club, he now is a member of a select Cards fraternity.
And then, when there were no delusions of a World Series title after the Cardinals backed into the National League Central Division title, La Russa and his team exceeded every expectation in what was a dream month of October.
Musial played on three World Series champions and was general manager of one (1967), Schoendienst played on two Cardinals World Series champions, coached for one and managed one.
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 Red Sox World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The series had again come down to a game 7 finale and Gibson was well rested after two days off.
After sweeping the Oakland A’s (which was an accomplishment in itself, since they had won the ALCS for the previous three seasons), they went on to face the Cincinnati Reds.
The Reds had a record of 108-54 that year and were ready to take home a World Series victory.
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 1967 world series - World Series Baseball!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Locals recall the last time the Red Sox faced the Cardinals, in the 1967 World Series, it was the year of the "Impossible Dream." Indeed it turned out to be not possible, as Hall of Fame pitcher Bob...
Louis 4, Boston 3 1967 World Series - St. Louis 4, Boston 3 1975 World Series - Cincinnati 4, Boston 3 1986 World Series - NY Mets 4, Boston 3 Now, of course, history is not necessarily an indicator...
Such classics as the 1967 World Series, Red Sox against the Yankees in 1958 (Williams vs. Mantle), and the oldest known existing game on radio.
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 1917 in series winner world in World. Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Winner who did not play for World Series champions is in bold type.
Shoeless Joe Jackson statistics for the 1917 World Series between the Chicago White Sox and the New York Giants...
World Championship; over the next 70 years, they failed to win another despite four chances.
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 dustbury.com: Post-season trend-spotting
Now, the last time they won a series was 1918.
Four years in the World Series, every year's score is 4-3.
Having said that, expect an entry from me later today on how it would not, in fact, be the end of the world if the Red Sox win the World Series.
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 ESPN Classic - ESPN Classic World Series
On Saturday Oct. 21 and Sunday Oct. 22, ESPN Classic celebrates the World Series with two days of some of the best Series games and a live special.
The Toronto Blue Jays win their second straight World Series, 8-6, on a three-run homer by Joe Carter in the bottom of the ninth inning off of Mitch Williams.
The Indians are two outs away from their first World Series victory since 1948, but the Marlins rally to tie the game 2-2 in the bottom of the ninth on Craig Counsell's sacrifice fly, and win 3-2 in the eleventh on Edgar Renteria's two-out RBI single.
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 Tufts E-News -- Grad Joins Sox Hall Of Fame
Last week, the Tufts graduate and Red Sox legend was given an official place in Boston sports lore, when the team announced that he will be among the newest additions to the Red Sox Hall of Fame.
"Pitching in the World Series is the greatest," he told the newspaper.
In his first World Series start, Lonborg retired the first 19 batters he faced, taking a no-hitter into the eighth inning.
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 1967 Red Sox - SoSH | Boston Red Sox | Red Sox Rumors | Spring Training | Pawtucket Red Sox
Among many contributors, the 1967 roster was populated with now legendary Red Sox such as Carl Yastrzemski, Tony Conigliaro, George "Boomer" Scott, Jim Lonborg and Rico Petrocelli.
1967 was the last time Major League Baseball saw a Triple Crown Winner (league leader in BA, HR, and RBI) in Carl Yastrzemski.
The events of 1967 set all the forces in motion to produce the financial colossus the Red Sox have become.
www.sonsofsamhorn.net /wiki/index.php/1967_Red_Sox   (362 words)

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