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  1979 World Series Baseball. Rawlings World Series Baseballs
This official and authentic baseball is identical to the ball used in the 1979 World Series October 10 - October 17.
This is the second in the set of special edition World Series Game baseballs created by Rawlings.
The ball features the World Series logo in Red, traditional red stitch and printed signature of Bowie K. Kuhn, Commissioner of MLB.
www.americansportscollectibles.com /1979worldseriesbaseball.html   (78 words)

  2007 Baseball World Series Tickets
The 100th Anniversary of the World Series is a time to celebrate, not only to end a 2003 chapter but also to remember and rediscover lost youth.
Series in 1904 because the NL's Giants felt they had nothing to prove, and a 1994 player strike only proved to hurt.
The World Series is the loud, exploding grand finale to a fireworks show, and it is time to throw a party and another pitch.
www.orderworldseriestickets.com /World-Series-100th-Anniversary.asp   (1490 words)

 Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
Next up for the Pirates was a World Series date against the Baltimore Orioles.
The Orioles, having scored two runs in the final 28 innings of the Series, were dead.
And the Pirates, 4-1 winners in the finale, had become the fourth team in history to come from a three games-to-one deficit and win a best-of-seven World Series.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1979.html   (872 words)

 1979 World Series by Baseball Almanac
It was a simple, almost child-like incentive, but it seemed to work as Pittsburgh captured the National League East Championship on the final day of the season.
As the Series moved on to the Steel City, home field advantage proved not to be a factor.
The 1979 World Series Most Valuable Player (Willie Stargell) did not have to share this particular award with anyone.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1979ws.shtml   (1032 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   (3088 words)

 CNNSI.com - 2002 MLB Post Season - World Series Archive
And so Singleton hanging there forlornly on the fence in Baltimore's Memorial Stadium embodied all that had happened to his team, because this was a Series that got away from the Orioles as surely as Stargell's homer eluded their rightfielder.
Because this was a Series in which designated hitters were disallowed, the Orioles, who are accustomed to having a DH, were at something of a disadvantage.
Stargell had been badly fooled by McGregor's off-speed pitches in two previous times at bat, but he was having such a splendid Series that he got hits both times, a bloop single in the second and a bloop double in the fourth, both to leftfield.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/mlb/features/wsarchive/1979.html   (1404 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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 The Pittsburgh Pirates 1979 World Series Collector's Edition
From the moment the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates first took the field, until they battled back to defeat the Baltimore Orioles in the 1979 World Series, the Buccos" demanded attention and respect.
This Series and the '75 Series set are easily worth owning for the player/characters of their day.
ABC probably felt they had to have Cosell on the World Series broadcasts since he was their most recognizable announcer.
www.usingenglish.com /amazon/us/B000CRR3CY.html   (681 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.
baseball-almanac.com /ws/wsmenu.shtml   (917 words)

 World Series of Poker
Harrah's has taken over the World Series of Poker and will be holding the WSOP tournaments at the Rio Las Vegas (although the final two days of the Championship tournament will be held at Binion's for 2005).
As legend has it, the idea for the World Series of Poker has its genesis in a 1949 high-stakes poker tournament between Nicholas 'Nick the Greek' Dandolos and Johnny Moss which was arranged by Benny Binion.
These are the World Series of Poker Champions, winners of the main tournament event, no limit Texas Hold'em.
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 World series of poker - Join world series of poker tournaments.
This is ixgames home of the prestigious world series of poker tournament, where you can read articles and information about anything related to wsop.
To actually play in the world series of poker demands both luck and skill, therefor it's a good idea to start out by reading and get aquinted with the know-how of wsop tournaments.
Next step explains what different strategies one should have at qualifiers and at the live event of world series of poker.
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 Amazon.com: The Pittsburgh Pirates 1979 World Series Collector's Edition: DVD: Willie Stargell,Dave Parker,Phil ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From the moment the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates first took the field, until they battled back to defeat the Baltimore Orioles in the 1979 World Series, the Buccos" demanded attention and respect.
The Pirates came back from being down three games to one to win the series on the power of an outstanding performance by Willie Stargell, who not only was named MVP of the series, but won baseball's MVP award that year in his final great season.
ABC probably felt they had to have Cosell on the World Series broadcasts since he was their most recognizable announcer.
www.amazon.com /Pittsburgh-Pirates-1979-World-Collectors/dp/B000CRR3CY   (1965 words)

 Getting hot at Series time can turn baseball no-names into October surprises - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
While the World Series has provided a grander stage for some of the game's greats — among them Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Sandy Koufax, Willie Mays and Reggie Jackson — to showcase their talent, the Series has a tradition of producing improbable heroes, too.
"He always explained to me that the atmosphere in the World Series was very electrifying and he told me that I had to settle down," says Scott Spiezio, an infielder and outfielder for the Cardinals this season.
Before the 1972 World Series against the Reds, Tenace, a catcher for the A's, would have been a good candidate for whom to be pinch-hit, too.
www.usatoday.com /sports/bbw/2006-10-18-world-series-heroes_x.htm   (4827 words)

 NCAA College World Series - FOXSports.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
One of the Giants who had a tough series was Jay Witasick and#151; his second rough World Series in a row.
Former World Series MVP Pat Borders was back in Seattle's clubhouse, where he's become an off-and-on presence in recent years.
The Angels are in their first World Series in franchise history and the Giants are riding the bat of record-setting Barry Bonds on the way to their first World Series...
msn.foxsports.com /s/sports-news/archive/n/ncaa/ncaa-college-world-series-4.jsp   (505 words)

 Agreement in principle is negotiated on 1979 World Series trophy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The days the 1979 World Series trophy spends at the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum appear to be numbered.
Once that happens, the various creditors of the Allegheny Club, to which then-owner Dan Galbreath gave a copy of the Pirates' most recent world championship hardware, will be notified and a hearing to approve the proposed settlement will be scheduled three to four weeks later.
The agreement might be filed with the court as soon as the week's end, said Scott Hare, the lawyer for the Allegheny HYP Club, which merged last year with the Allegheny Club and claimed the 1979 trophy along with other memorabilia as premerger bankruptcy assets.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05194/536956.stm   (616 words)

 The Official Site of The Pittsburgh Pirates: History: The 1979 World Series
With the Sister Sledge disco chestnut "We Are Fam-i-ly!" as their anthem, the never-say-die '79 Pirates battled through a grueling season, and a tough World Series, to reign as World Champions once again.
With Tanner making full use of his pitching staff, the '79 club was the only team in baseball history to take a World Series without boasting a 15-game winner.
With the Series on the line, he stopped the Orioles cold, throwing four hitless innings before surrendering the Birds' lone tally in the fifth.
pittsburgh.pirates.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/pit/history/pit_1979WS.jsp   (577 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)

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.
playbaseballclassics.com /html/1970-1979.html   (195 words)

 The Official Site of Major League Baseball: History: World Series History
Willie Stargell, the series MVP, hit.400 with a record seven extra-base hits and matched Reggie Jackson's record of 25 total bases.
The Orioles won 102 games in the regular season, but the Pirates would be best remembered, both for winning the World Series and their adoption of Sister Sledge's "We Are Family" as their theme song.
At that point, with the O's leading the Series three games to one, it almost seemed like a fait accompli...
mlb.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/history/postseason/mlb_ws_recaps.jsp?feature=1979   (387 words)

 Pittsburgh Pirates 1979 World Series Collector's Edition DVD Movie
Presentation of World Series MVP Award to Willie Stargell
The 1979 World Series was one of the most spectacular seasons in the Pittsburgh Pirates' history.
Remember to focus your comments on Pittsburgh Pirates 1979 World Series Collector's Edition DVD.
www.cduniverse.com /search/xx/movie/pid/7014106/a/Pittsburgh+Pirates+1979+World+Series+Collector%27s+Edition.htm   (263 words)

 Movie Info for MLB: 1979 World Series on MSN Movies
The Pittsburgh Pirates won the 1979 World Series, thanks in part to strong teamwork and optimism.
Willie Stargell was named Most Valuable Player for his outstanding hitting in the series.
Stargell was the team captain who made it clear to his players that they should support each other like a family.
entertainment.msn.com /movies/movie.aspx?m=490902   (111 words)

 1979 World Series trophy up for sale   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chuck Tanner holds the 1979 World Series trophy during a celebration in 1999.
The trophy, from the team's most recent championship, was donated to the Allegheny Club by former Pirates owner Dan Galbreath, who died in 1995.
World Series trophies are awarded to team owners to do with as they please.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05082/476045.stm   (456 words)

 Pittsburgh Pirates, The: 1979 World Series Collector's Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: )
New to the F.A.B. world of Gerry Anderson, I was instantly intrigued his quirky, sci-fi puppet programs...
From the moment the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates first took the field, until they battled back to defeat the Baltimore Orioles in the 1979 World Series, “the Buccos” demanded attention and respect.
Galvanized by a family spirit, a crowd-pleasing song, and the shared fire to win, this team was marked by character, confidence, and a flair for dramatic victories.
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 Pittsburgh Pirates, Major League Baseball - CBS SportsLine.com
PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates 1979 World Series trophy, now on loan to a sports museum, could be sold at auction because its owner is bankrupt.
The Galbreath family, who owned the Pirates until 1985, donated the trophy to the Allegheny HYP Club, which was formed in the 1970s by corporate officials and other leaders to help pay for Three Rivers Stadium.
The club had displayed the trophy -- commemorating the team's last World Series championship -- in its restaurant at Three Rivers Stadium, which opened in 1970 and was razed in 2001.
cbs.sportsline.com /mlb/story/8320059   (487 words)

 World Series of Poker: A Retrospective: 1979 Summary
World Series of Poker: A Retrospective: 1979 Summary
Fifty- four players entered the ' 79 WSOP to stake their claim at the title of World Champion.
For more information on this year's World Series of Poker, please call: 1-877-FOR-WSOP.
gaming.unlv.edu /WSOP/annual/1979.html   (269 words)

 Bill Madlock's 1979 World Series Ring (w/Madlock Letter)
Having arrived from the Giants in the early season, he provided the deciding ingredient to the Pirate World Championship as fans chorused "We-are-Fam-i-ly" to the cadence of the Lumber Company.
Following the October victory, this enduring memento was presented to Bill Madlock -- his World Series ring, fitted to size 10 1/2.
The shanks provide impressive embellishments of Three Rivers Stadium and "1979" on the right side; on the left appear "Madlock," the Pirate logo and "5" (his uniform number).
www.americanmemorabilia.com /Auction_Item.asp?Auction_ID=25573&   (227 words)

 Ultimate Games - 1979 World Series Game Seven
Eddie Murray, the second-best hitter on the team, was (shockingly) already in his third full season at the tender age of 23, but he wasn't yet the player who would terrify AL pitchers all throughout the Eighties.
The '79 Series was early evidence of this, as the first five games were all seriously altered by the weather.
Tekulve, with his gravedigger frame and submarine motion, was one of the big stars of the series.
www.thebaseballpage.com /past/ug/791017.htm   (2130 words)

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