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  Rawlings World Series Baseball, Major League Game Baseballs, MLB Balls
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.
These World Series Baseballs are the perfect baseball for the serious sports collector.
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  1980 World Series - Encyclopedia, History and Biography
While Mike Schmidt was the official MVP of the 1980 World Series, the Babe Ruth Award (another World Series MVP) was given to Tug McGraw.
Louis Cardinals), 1985 World Series (as a member of the Kansas City Royals), and the 1991 and 1992 World Series as a member of the Atlanta Braves.
Phillies catcher Bob Boone's knees were so sore by the end of the World Series, that he could barely make it to the mound after the final out was recorded.
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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.
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 1980 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Both the Philadelphia Phillies, who had been in the 1915 World Series (and lost the Red Sox) and 1950 World Series (and lost to the New York Yankees), and Kansas City Royals were playing for their first World Championship.
Seventy-seven (77) years of World Series history and during Game 4, Willie Aikens became the first player ever with a pair of two-homer games (Game 1 was his first) during a Fall Classic.
The World Series Most Valuable Player Award was given to Mike Schmidt.
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 World Series Almanac : 1980   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Also Willie Aikens became the first baseball player in the history of World Series to have a pair of two-homer games to his credit.
The Series was started in Philadelphia but the Royals scored twice in the third inning to take a 4-0 lead.
The Phillies were the World Series Champions for the first time in their long history.
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 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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 Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
One step away from World Series berths in 1976, 1977 and 1978, both the Phillies and the Royals lost in Championship Series play all three years.
While the Phils didn't exact revenge against their conquerors (having lost to the Cincinnati Reds once and the Los Angeles Dodgers twice), they were able to clear the NL Championship Series hurdle in 1980, and did so at the expense of the Houston Astros.
After losing down-to-the-wire AL Championship Series to New York in '76 and '77 and falling to the Yankees again in '78, Kansas City blotted out the Yanks in three straight games in the 1980 playoffs.
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 P. Binns, A. Callinicos, M. Gonzalez: Cuba, socialism and the third world (1980)
Firstly, one would have to take seriously the proposition that Stalin was wrong and that a workers’ revolution cannot survive in one country alone.
The very process of rapid industrialisation initiated by the new regimes in these countries in some respects increases their dependence on the world economy, since this process requires the importation of plant and equipment from the advanced capitalist countries, and these imports must be financed through foreign borrowing and the expansion of traditional export industries.
On the contrary, national liberation struggles in the third world have had a powerful effect in weakening western capitalism, as is most obviously true in the case of Vietnam.
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 Matchup with Royals recalls 1980 World Series (phillyBurbs.com) | Philadelphia Phillies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For every former player and staffer from the World Series team that still remains with the Phillies organization - there are at least 12 guys between the major and minor league levels - the glorious image of Tug McGraw striking out Willie Wilson to end Game 6 is a source of constant joy.
Both teams were playing for their first world championship, but to the Phillies, the Royals were just there as a formality.
And if the 1980 Phillies didn't even get caught up in their own World Series rivalry, holdovers from the old club say they can't expect young, present-day fans to get overly jazzed about a rematch.
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 World Series of Poker Results 1970-2007 | WSOP
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.
This World Series of Poker section is brought to you by PokerPages, so that you can find out all you need to know about the WSOP.
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 nbc6.net - Sports - McGraw Known For World Series Heroics
But McGraw, 59, was best known in Philadelphia for his clutch play in the 1980 World Series that gave the Phillies their only world championship in the team's 120-year history.
McGraw was also a key contributor to two World Series teams fielded by the New York Mets in 1969 and 1973, and he was a member of the 1983 Phillies NL championship team that lost to Baltimore in the World Series.
McGraw pitched in the big leagues until he was 40 years old, and he was the major league career leader for relief innings pitched with 1,302 when he retired in 1985, and he had 180 career saves.
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 World Series Almanac : 1968   (Site not responding. Last check: )
he 1968 World Series saw the defending world champion St. Louis Cardinals leading the National League to clear their way for the second consecutive Fall Classic.
Cepeda belted a two-on shot in the seventh innings and Brock stole three bases as St. Louis led the Series with a 7-3 victory.
The Detroit Tigers won the their first World Series since 1945 and was the third team in history to come up from a 3-1 deficit to win a seven game World Series.
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 World Series of Poker: A Retrospective: 1980 Summary
These world players included: Jerry Fong from Canada, Gilbert "The Frenchman" from France, Jim ray from Peru and Ireland Champion Poker Player Colette Doherty.
Of the five players to meet, two were former World Champion Poker Players.
The next person to leave was Former World Champion player Johnny Moss at 1:45pm.
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 Dixie Youth World Series still a big attraction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Florence is playing host this week to the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series, which is the southern version of the Little League World Series to be televised on ESPN beginning next week in Williamsport.
Sturgeon said he was unaware of the event's significance in his life when he played for Darlington in the 1980 World Series in Montgomery, Ala.
There actually are two World Series this week, one for the Majors (11-12 year olds) and another for the AAA or Minors (9-10 year olds).
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 Vintage Baseball Publications and Memorabilia
This is the World Series year for Boston as the came a couple of outs from winning their first World Series since 1918 in the first season after World War 2.
The end of the dynasty for the Yankees as 1964 was their final World Series season until the late 1970's.
Three generic score sheets, nicely scored from Games one and two of the World Series versus the Cincinnati Reds and game two of the ALCS versus the Kansas City Royals.
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 ESPN.com - Major League Baseball - Selig won't make another exception
Baseball made a one-time exception during the World Series last fall, allowing Rose to be introduced as part of the All-Century team.
A parade featuring the 1980 Phillies took place in downtown Philadelphia on Friday night and a pregame ceremony was scheduled for Saturday night.
More than 20 players and staff members from the 1980 Phillies were expected, many reminiscing about a blur of August and September games that led to a thrilling playoff series with Houston and a less dramatic victory over the Kansas City Royals in the World Series.
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 1980 World Series Baseball Autographed by Series MVP Philadelphia Phillies Pete Rose   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1980 World Series Baseball Autographed by Series MVP Philadelphia Phillies Pete Rose
The ball dropped out of his mitt, but first baseman Pete Rose was there and caught the ball to help preserve Philadelphia's first World Championship.
Rose signed under the World Series logo on this official and authentic 1980 World Series baseball.
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 World Series Posters Posters Framed and Unframed
World Series Posters are good for decorating any room in your house.
Posters today have evolved into media for advertisement as well as wall decoration for children and adults alike, and illustrate subjects ranging from your favorite musical groups, pin-ups, and humor to movie titles.
All our World Series Posters are available framed, unframed or mounted.
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 1980 World Series Results
The Yankees scored five times in the top of the 7th on a pinch-hit RBI-single by Lou Piniella, a sacrifice fly by Bob Watson, and a 3-run homer by Oscar Gamble, but then Ron Davis gave up 4 in the bottom of the inning, with Denny Walling's two-run double being the big hit.
The Houston Astros scored 15 runs in the game, with five RBI each from Jose Cruz (4-for-4) and Cesar Cedeno, and routed the Yankees, 15-5, A 3-run homer by Reggie Jackson in the top of the 9th made the game a little closer.
Tied 7-7 after 6 innings, the Astros scored single runs in the 7th (on an RBI double by Denny Walling) and the 8th (a sac fly by Craig Reynolds) to beat the Yankees, 9-7, and win the 1980 World Series.
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 Baseball Digest: 1980 Phillies Capture Club's First World Series Title
The play that occurred with one out in the top of the ninth in Game 6 of the World Series proved the irrepressible Irishman's point.
But as the Tugger said, the diamond deities were taking kindly to the Phils this night for as the ball popped out of Boone's mitt, Rose plucked it out of mid-air.
Willie Wilson, who had suffered through a horrendous World Series (.154; 12 strikeouts), was all that now stood in the way.
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 ChampionshipPlaques.com: MLB World Series Championship Plaque
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Oakland Athletics - 1972 World Series Plaque 1973 World Series Plaque 1974 World Series Plaque 1988 ALCS Plaque 1989 World Series Plaque 1990 ALCS Plaque
Louis Cardinals - 1964 World Series Plaque 1967 World Series Plaque 1982 World Series Plaque 2004 NLCS Plaque
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 USATODAY.com - Phillies wash out in opener at new ballpark   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The tip-off could have been the three consecutive loses in Miami to the World Series champion Marlins, not to mention the.205 batting average and only 15 runs in six games.
As some of the fans turned their backs on Citizens Bank Park by late afternoon, they couldn't help but glance at the huge pile of rubble next door that once was Veterans Stadium.
It was that kind of approach that led the Phillies to their greatest seasons, including three consecutive division titles (1976-78) and their only World Series championship in 1980.
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 Major League Baseball - CBS SportsLine.com
PHILADELPHIA -- Paul Owens, general manager of the Philadelphia Phillies' 1980 World Series championship team, died Friday.
The former St. Bonaventure star served in the Army in World War II as a sergeant in an engineering company.
Born in Salamanca, N.Y., on Feb. 7, 1924, Owens is survived by wife Marcelle, sons Danny and Pat and five grandchildren.
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 World Series - 1980 (1980) - Yahoo! Shopping
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Led by Mike Schmidt and Pete Rose, the Phillies made it to the World Series for the first time in 30 years, and to their first championship.
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 Historien bakom World Series of Poker
Det tredje året vanns turneringen och titlen av Amarillo Slim som gav WSOP ännu mer publicitet genom att medverka på diverse "talkshows".
Under början av 1980-talet ökade intresset för World Series of Poker kraftigt pga.
Sändningarna av WSOP och World Poker Tour har motiverat miljontals personer att lära sig spelet för att ges möjlighet att nå de enorma prispengarna som finns i toppskiktet.
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 World Series Tickets | Buy Cheap World Series Tickets | MLB Tickets
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