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 World Series - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki, Sports Blog, Sports Resource, Sports Community, Sports 2.0
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.
One of these series at the end of 1903 was a meeting between the two pennant winners and is known as the 1903 World Series.
The 1991 World Series was the first Series to feature a team who had finished in last place the previous year.
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 World Series - Related Items - MSN Encarta
World Series - Related Items - MSN Encarta
A season without complications, off the field as well as on, would be no season at all.
Although dilemmas came and went—some solved, some unsolved, some left in limbo—attendance records indicated that the ordeal of problem-solving had not seriously impaired baseball popularity.
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 World Series Summary
The term "World Series" was first coined for a nine-game series between the Boston Pilgrims and the Pittsburgh Pirates, an informal outgrowth of a 1903 "peace treaty" signed between the two competing "major" baseball leagues, the 27-year-old National League (N.L.) and the upstart 2-year-old American League (A.L.).
John McGraw's Giants had returned to the World Series in 1921 to find they were in the first of 13 "Subway Series," facing their co-tenants at the Polo Grounds, the Yankees, who now had the biggest star in sports, Babe Ruth.
Despite its name, the World Series is not a "world championship" in the same sense as the FIFA World Cup or the Cricket World Cup because it is not between national teams, but is limited to Major League Baseball teams, which represent individual cities and states (currently of the United States and Canada only).
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 Cooperstown Confidential - A regular column of the Oakland A's Fan Coalition
Now that we’re in the midst of what is taking shape as a memorable World Series, let’s take a look back at some of the history-making and trendsetting events in the history of the Fall Classic.
Woodrow Wilson’s presence at the Series gave the event a sense of national recognition that had been lacking in its earliest years… With four of the five games decided by one run, the Red Sox won a highly competitive but low-scoring Series.
The tragedy, the first of its kind to strike the World Series, forced postponement of the third game and caused Commissioner Fay Vincent to consider a change of venue for the rest of the Series… When the Series anticlimactically resumed 12 days later at San Francisco, the A’s completed a sweep by winning back-to-back slugfests.
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 1970 World Series by Baseball Almanac
The grand slam equaled Bob Gibson's record of two World Series homers by a pitcher and Don Buford and Frank Robinson followed suite with homers of their own for the 9-3 victory.
In the end, it was Baltimore who prevailed with a second 9-3 decision that erased all memories of the '69 Series and returned the championship crown to the American League's clubhouse.
Brooks Robinson won the World Series Most Valuable Player Award because he hit.429, broke the record for total bases with seventeen (17), tied the record for most hits in one (1) game with four (4), and tied teammate Paul Blair for most hits in a five-game Series with nine (9).
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1970ws.shtml   (1032 words)

 World Series Almanac : 1970   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
After being crushed by the New York Mets in the 1969 World Series, the Baltimore Orioles came up to the top of the American League.
Game 1 of the Series was held for the first time on the newly renamed Riverfront Stadium, which had replaced Crosley Field as the Reds' home lately.
The Cincinnati Reds finished the Series with a walk and a pair of singles, earning the Baltimore Orioles their second World Series title in five years.
www.worldseries-almanac.com /1970_worldseries.html   (255 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.
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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.
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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 CNNSI.com - 2002 MLB Post Season - World Series Archive
Andy Etchebarren was sitting in the Baltimore dugout before the fifth and final game of the 1970 World Series, his eyes transfixed by the strange patterns created by raindrops falling on a heavy green tarpaulin covering the infield.
When the Tigers, world champions in 1968, tried to repeat in 1969 not even their 103 victories of the previous year would have won for them.
He responded to his one Series chance by driving in two runs, one with a single and the other with a homer hit to the opposite field.
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 World Series Almanac : 1946   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
inally the World War had come to an end and as the ballplayers returned from their duties a flavor was once again anticipated in America's National Pastime.
The Series was once again squared off in Game 6 as Brecheen marked a complete-game, 4-1 victory forcing Game 7, which was indeed the most thrilling playoff in the history of World Series.
Red Schoendienst at second base pitched the ball to shortstop Marty Marion for a game-ending forceout seizing the World Series for the Cardinals.
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 1970 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1970 World Series was between the Cincinnati Reds and the Baltimore Orioles, with the Orioles winning in five games.
It also featured the first World Series games to be played on artificial turf, as Games 1 and 2 took place at Cincinnati's brand-new Riverfront Stadium.
Brooks Robinson won the World Series Most Valuable Player Award hitting.429, (which broke the record for total bases with seventeen (17)), tied the record for most hits in one (1) game with four (4), and tied teammate Paul Blair for most hits in a five-game Series with nine (9).
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 World Series of Poker 2005/2006 Information
World Series of Poker 2006 - To be held for the 2nd year running at Harrah´s Rio Suites, Las Vegas from June 26th - August 10th.
World Series of Poker 2006 was held at Harrah´s Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas with the final of 8 Days and a total prize pool of $82,676,084.
The WSOP is unequalled by any other poker event in the world today, and it is considered by all to be the ultimate achievement in any poker players career, to gain that coveted title of World Champion.
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 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.
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 1970 World Series of Poker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1970 was the first year that the World Series of Poker was held.
Unlike the WSOP events which followed it which are decided using a freeze-out tournament, the 1970 champion was decided by voting.
Johnny Moss was voted the best in the world by "Amarillo Slim" Preston, Brian "Sailor" Roberts, Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson, Walter "Puggy" Pearson, Crandall Addington and Carl Cannon.
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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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 Brooks Robinson's Hot Corner: Johnny Bench and The Mick
He was a great player and he certainly had his days in the World Series and throughout his career.
I was at game 2 of the 1970 World Series and have often wondered how the series would have changed had the play where Bernie Carbo was called out after being clearly safe.
The Reds pitching staff was in shambles by the the time the World Series was played due to key injuries.
brooks.mlblogs.com /my_weblog/2005/08/johnny_bench_an.html   (592 words)

 Favorite Moments of the World Series - American Profile
It was the bottom of the fifth in the first game of the 1974 World Series, and the Oakland A’s reliever had been called in to snuff a Dodger rally that had narrowed the A’s 2–0 lead to one run.
The first modern World Series involving pennant winners of the National and American leagues dates back to 1903, when the American League champion Boston Pilgrims—forefathers of the Red Sox—beat the Pittsburgh Pirates (National League) in a best-of-nine championship series, five games to three.
His most memorable World Series was when Dodger catcher Mickey Owen couldn’t hold a pitched ball with two out in the ninth inning in Game Four of the 1941 Series against the New York Yankees.
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 World Series of the 1970s quiz -- free game
Reggie Jackson hit the most World Series home runs in the 1970s with 9.
Reggie Jackson was A.L. MVP and World Series MVP in 1973.
Excluding New York, the 1974 World Series between the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Dodgers was the first ever between two teams from the same state.
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 1971 Fleer World Series "Update Set" Info
In 1970 and 1971 Fleer produced a neat little "World Series" set, featuring cartoons by R.G. Laughlin on the front and a short summary of the series on the back for each world series to date.
The two sets are easy to distinguish, as they sport different cartoons on the front, and different text color on the back (not to mention that the 1904 series is missing from the '70 set).
The 1970 set has blue text on the back, whereas the 1971 set has fl (some say brown, but it looks fl to me).
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Much like the actual series, the Indians suffered from a lack of clutch hitting and lost in seven games after having won the first three games.
Charlie Finley’s and his Oakland Athletics win the World Series 3 years running from 1972 to 1974.
Clemente and Stargell lead the Pirates to World Series wins in 1971 and 1979 respectively.
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 Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
The Reds' sixth-inning at-bat also was notable in that it marked the beginning of the Brooks Robinson Show afield.
Always known as a fielding wizard, third baseman Brooks outdid himself in the 1970 Series, the first fall classic to be played on artificial surface.
Hurting with 14-3 pitcher Wayne Simpson unavailable for Series duty because of a shoulder injury and 20-game winner Jim Merritt yet to appear because of a tender elbow, Cincinnati trotted out first-game starter Gary Nolan again in Game 4.
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 1970 Fleer World Series Baseball Card Artist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
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 Amazon.com: MLB Vintage World Series Films - Baltimore Orioles 1966, 1970 & 1983: DVD: Jim Palmer,Frank Robinson,Cal ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Vintage World Series Films: Orioles is a two-hour compilation of the official films summarizing the highlights of Baltimore's world championships in 1966, 1970, and 1983.
Fans of the Orioles from this era can also pick up their complete 1979 World Series against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
I already owned the VHS versions, one of which (the 1970 World Series) had a major flaw in the audio synchronization (watching the last third of the highlights was like viewing a badly dubbed foreign film).
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 Brooks Robinson's Hot Corner: December 2005
All I can say is that I played in four World Series and the two we were suppose to win, we lost, and the two we were suppose to lose, we won.
In this series, every game I had a chance to do something outstanding defensively and I was hitting well, too.
It was a once in a lifetime five-game series for me and it just happened to be in a World Series.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
The World Series is Christy Mathewson tossing three shutouts in six days.
The Series is catcher Mickey Owen missing connections with a third strike.
The Series is Don Larsen, the imperfect man, pitching perfectly.
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 TIME: Best Runners-Up in World Series History
It was one of the great three-year runs in baseball history — each resulted in a World Series appearance — but Baltimore came away with only the 1970 crown.
Having finally gotten past the Yankees in the ALCS, this was gonna be the year the Royals won a World Series behind its long-time nucleus of George Brett (.390 BA, 24 HR, 118 RBIs), Willie Wilson (.326 BA, 79 steals), Hal McRae, Frank White and pitchers Dennis Leonard, Larry Gura and Paul Splittorff.
In the World Series, the Tigers fell to the Cardinals.
www.time.com /time/2003/worldseries/runnersup.html   (990 words)

 1970 World Series - BAL vs. CIN - Baseball-Reference.com
1970 World Series - BAL vs. CIN - Baseball-Reference.com
You Are Here > Baseball-Reference.com > Postseason > 1970 World Series
1970 World Series (4-1): Baltimore Orioles (108-54) over Cincinnati Reds (102-60)
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