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  1983 World Series by Baseball Almanac
The Baltimore Orioles were the fourth team in World Series history to lose the opening game then sweep their opponent during the next four (4) contests.
The Philadelphia Phillies last appeared in a World Series in 1980 and seven (7) of these twenty-three (23) players were on that roster.
By comparison, the Baltimore Orioles last appeared in a World Series in 1979 and thirteen (13) of these twenty-three (23) players were on that roster.
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 1983 World Series by Baseball Almanac
The Baltimore Orioles were the fourth team in World Series history to lose the opening game then sweep their opponent during the next four (4) contests.
The Philadelphia Phillies last appeared in a World Series in 1980 and seven (7) of these twenty-three (23) players were on that roster.
By comparison, the Baltimore Orioles last appeared in a World Series in 1979 and thirteen (13) of these twenty-three (23) players were on that roster.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1983ws.shtml   (903 words)

  
 1983 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This was the last World Series that Bowie Kuhn presided over as commissioner.
The 1983 Phillies had the lowest overall batting average for a World Series team since the 1974 Oakland Athletics.
The 1983 Philies were nicknamed the "Wheeze Kids" because they had four players who were at least 40 years old.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1983_World_Series   (657 words)

  
 Today in History: October 1
The Yankees had also made it to the 1926 World Series (but lost to the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games), and this photograph of the 1926 team includes almost the entire 1927 lineup.
The series was financially and popularly successful, but the arrangement to play was informal, depending only upon an agreement by the teams involved.
Prompted by the outcry, baseball's National Commission officially established the World Series in 1905.
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 ESPN.com: MLB - Is new All-Star Game format a wise plan?
In 1983, for example, the Orioles were the home team and they won the World Series...
In the 1970s, only three of 10 World Series were won by the team entering with the supposed home-field advantage.
That said, if we add all World Series games from the 1970s to our study, the home teams are now 116-73 for a.614 winning percentage, which is still higher than we'd expect, considering what happens in the regular season.
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 1983 World Series Baseball, Official 1983 World Series Baseball, MLB
This official and authentic baseball is identical to the ball used in the 1983 World Series, October 11 - October 16.
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.
www.americansportscollectibles.com /1983-world-series-baseball.html   (807 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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 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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 In '83 Series, a vintage performance - Greenwich Time
The post-game celebration of the Orioles' 1983 World Series victory over the Philadelphia Phillies remains etched in traveling secretary Phil Itzoe's mind.
In the middle of the caravan, driving the Pontiac Trans-Am he won as the Series MVP, was catcher Rick Dempsey, his wife, Joanni, and Itzoe's son, Josh.
After losing the Series opener, they won four straight, the last three in Philadelphia, where the Phillies had recorded the best home record in the major leagues that year.
www.greenwichtime.com /features/bal-em-83series,0,1132549.story   (622 words)

  
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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.
Over the last century, the World Series has been woven into the fabric of America's culture evolving far beyond a mere football tournament.
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.
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 Getting hot at Series time can turn baseball no-names into October surprises - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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)

  
 World Series Almanac : 1972   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Phillies roster comprised veteran players of age 35-42, considered as one of the oldest in the National League.
The Series saw American League champion Baltimore Orioles matching the National League champion Philadelphia Phillies.
The Baltimore Orioles was the fourth team in World Series history to lose the starting game and then defeat their competitors in the next four games.
www.worldseries-almanac.com /1972_worldseries.html   (210 words)

  
 World Series Final Outs
Over the last century, the World Series has been woven into the fabric of America's culture evolving far beyond a mere baseball tournament and what often stands out the most — in both good and bad memories — are the final outs (and walkoff wins)..
From the 1903 World Series through the 2005 World Series, twelve hall of famer baseball players have made the final out in a World Series and twenty-two hall of fame ballplayers have gotten the final out.
This is because ten World Series have ended with the winning team's last at bat.
baseball-almanac.com /ws/world_series_final_outs.shtml   (333 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 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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 World Series Almanac : 1971   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
he 1971 World Series saw the return of the Pittsburgh Pirates to the top of the National League since they last won the Series in 1960.
Defending champion Baltimore Orioles played against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the World Series of 1971.
Roberto Clemente was voted for the MVP award as he gathered twelve hits in twenty-nine at-bats to finish with a.414 average.
www.worldseries-almanac.com /1971_worldseries.html   (211 words)

  
 1983 World Series of Poker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1983 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion's Horseshoe.
World Poker Tour (1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5) --- European Poker Tour (1 - 2) --- Late Night Poker (1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6)
World Heads-Up --- National Heads-Up --- Ultimate Poker Challenge (1 - 2 - 3) --- VC Cup --- Grand Prix
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1983_World_Series_of_Poker   (217 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.
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 Big League Softball World Series
Every year, the World Series brings together not only the finest players from around the world but also some of the best officials.
Umpiring at the World Series is not only an enjoyable experience for these volunteers but also a recognition of the many hours they have spent on the ball fields each summer.
Chad umpired the 2002 Senior Championship series in Jeffersontown, KY, has been part of the Junior Girls World Series in Kirkland for eight years, and watched oldest daughter Heather pitch in the 1992 BLSBWS in Mesa, AZ.
www.softballworldseries.org /html/umpires.htm   (989 words)

  
 Rod Peate - Tom McEvoy - 1983 World Series of Poker
The 1983 World Series of Poker saw a collision of poker’s old and new frontiers.
The result was a huge success, and by 1983, satellites had become a World Series institution.
They would eventually be the end of the Series the old guard had known, where the event wasn’t nearly as big a deal as the lucrative side games.
www.wisehandpoker.com /Handofday/archive/wsop-final-hands-1983.php   (569 words)

  
 World Series Logos on LogoServer
The World Series is played between the American League and National League champions.
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.
World Series related links which are high quality and verified appear below in alphabetical order:
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 In '83 Series, a vintage performance - Orlando Sentinel :
The post-game celebration of the Orioles' 1983 World Series victory over the Philadelphia Phillies remains etched in traveling secretary Phil Itzoe's mind.
In the middle of the caravan, driving the Pontiac Trans-Am he won as the Series MVP, was catcher Rick Dempsey, his wife, Joanni, and Itzoe's son, Josh.
After losing the Series opener, they won four straight, the last three in Philadelphia, where the Phillies had recorded the best home record in the major leagues that year.
www.orlandosentinel.com /bal-em-83series,0,3981075.story   (714 words)

  
 Movie Info for MLB: 1983 World Series - Baltimore vs. Philadelphia on MSN Movies
This historic 1983 World Series competition marked the Orioles' third World Series championship, with Rick Dempsey as MVP.
MLB: 1986 World Series - NY vs. Boston [1990]
MLB: 1987 World Series - Minnesota vs. St.
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 BPSports.net - Union’s 1983 World Series team honored by university
JACKSON, Tenn. (BP)--The 1983 Union University baseball team was once again together on Union’s campus to honor their World Series appearance April 19.
Though numerous Union teams have fallen just short of a World Series berth, the 1983 team still remains the only Bulldog baseball team to appear in the national championship of college baseball.
Union’s Terry Gossett, of Ashville, N.C., led the 1983 World Series field with a.567 batting average.
www.bpsports.net /bpsports.asp?ID=3961   (516 words)

  
 World Series of Poker: A Retrospective: 1983 Summary
One hundred and eight poker players entered the WSOP Championship game of 1983, with a $1,040,000 in the pot at stake.
Six previous World Poker Champion players entered the tournament and were also joined by celebrity Larry Flynt.
Nine poker players remained at the table each within hours away from determine who would be the World Champion.
gaming.unlv.edu /WSOP/annual/1983.html   (364 words)

  
 The Educational System of Australia. An Update of the 1983 World Education Series Volume. A Special Report.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
An Update of the 1983 World Education Series Volume.
Sample educational certificates at the secondary and tertiary level from various Australian states and territories are included.
A list of additions and corrections to the list of Australian professional boards and associations appearing in the 1983 volume is attached.
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 1983 - ArmchairGM - Sports Wiki, Sports Blog, Sports Resource, Sports Community, Sports 2.0
Robinson, winner of 16 straight Gold Glove Awards and hero of the 1970 World Series, becomes the 14th player elected in his first year of eligibility.
May 20 - For the first time ever, two world Heavyweight champions defend their titles the same night, at the same place: Larry Holmes retains the WBC title defeating future two time world champion Tim Witherspoon, and Michael Dokes retains his WBA title with a 15 round draw (tie) against former world champion Mike Weaver.
FIFA decided to give to Mexico the right to host the Football World Cup 1986 after Colombia announced the reject to celebrate the event.
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