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  1985 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1985 World Series, popularly known as the "Show-Me Series" and the "I-70 Series", pitted the National League champion St.
It was the second Missouri-only World Series: the first was the 1944 World Series between two St.
The Cardinals'.185 batting average was the lowest for a seven-game World Series until the New York Yankees hit.183 in the 2001 World Series.
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 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in North America, played in October after the end of the regular season between the pennant winner of the American League and the pennant winner of the National League.
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 Precursors to the World Series (1857-1901)
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 1912 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1912 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Giants four games to three (with one tie).
This was the first Series in which a series was decided in the last inning.
The next time a team that close to elimination recovered to win was Game 6 of the 1985 World Series.
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 1985 World Series of Poker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1985 World Series of Poker (WSOP) was held at Binion's Horseshoe.
World Poker Tour (1 - 2 - 3 - 4) --- European Poker Tour (1 - 2) --- Late Night Poker (1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6)
World Heads-Up --- National Heads-Up --- World Speed Poker Open --- Ultimate Poker Challenge (1 - 2 - 3) --- VC Cup --- Grand Prix
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1985_World_Series_of_Poker   (156 words)

 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
Landrum, in the Cardinals' lineup because of a Championship Series pregame injury suffered by rookie base-stealing sensation Vince Coleman, hit a bases-empty shot off Kansas City starter Bud Black in the second inning and McGee followed with a solo blast the next inning.
Jackson, on the other hand, was around at the finish as he completed a five-hit, 6-1 victory that sent the Series back to the western side of the state.
World Series hero Saberhagen, who became a father for the first time the day before the finale against the Cards, had much to celebrate.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1985.html   (1043 words)

 Major League Baseball : History : World Series History
The Royals became the first team in World Series history to lose the first two games at home and go on to win the World Series.
The Series opened in Kansas City, but St. Louis captured a taut 3-1 decision as the Royals missed a number of excellent scoring chances.
With the World Series shifting to St. Louis for Game 3, American League Cy Young winner Bret Saberhagen tossed a complete-game six-hitter and second baseman Frank White knocked in three runs to give the Royals a 6-1 victory.
mlb.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/history/postseason/mlb_ws_recaps.jsp?feature=1985   (415 words)

 World Series Streaks Change Players' Lives, Collecting World Forever
The World Series ratings are always among the highest rated shows of the week and come at a time when the networks, NBC and Fox, have among their largest viewerships of the year.
He pitched a perfect game in the World Series against Brooklyn and his card and autograph still bring top dollar today, even though his career was mediocre at best after the 56 perfecto against Brooklyn.
But when the cameras were on during the World Series, the Toronto catcher was unconscious at the plate and led the Blue Jays to back-to-back worlds championships.
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 Western Samoa
In one of a series of controversial decisions, the head of state did not call for fresh elections, but instead appointed Tupuola Efi to replace the unseated Kolone as prime minister.
Tofilau Eti Alesana won the subsequent parliamentary vote for prime minister and was confirmed in office after the general election of February 1985.
But, in December 1985, he resigned when ex-Prime Ministers and former opponents, Kolone and Efi, joined forces to command the majority in Parliament and the head of state refused Alesana's request to call an early election.
www2.hawaii.edu /~ogden/piir/pacific/w-samoa.html   (840 words)

 K.C. Had A Blast
In the second inning of Sunday's final game of the 1985 World Series, The War Within the State Darryl Motley, Kansas City's stocky rightfielder, whacked a fastball thrown by St. Louis lefthander John Tudor deep into the leftfield seats at Royals Stadium.
The World Series championship was the first in the 17-year history of the franchise.
The Royals became the first team ever to lose the first two games of a Series at home and win, and they were only the fifth team — the 1979 Pirates were the last — to trail in a Series three games to one and win.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/mlb/features/1997/wsarchive/1985.html   (2567 words)

 BTTF.com's Space-Time Continuum - Back to the Future™ Forums - View Single Post - The Winners of the Next 26 World ...
Game 5 of the World Series was played October 24, 1985 while Game 6 was played on the 26 and Game 7 ws played on the 27.
When Doc uttered his line, there was at least one more game to play in the World Series so he should have said "the winners of the next 26 Worls Series", this would include the Winner of the 1985 World Series, the Kansas City Royals.
Of course the answer to this is that BTTF was made long before the 1985 World Series, and the filmakers would not have known when it would have ended.
www.bttf.com /forums/showpost.php?p=5251&postcount=1   (300 words)

 The 1985 World Series quiz -- free game
Home runs were kind of scarce in this series, with just four total between the two teams.
Game 6 was something of a turning point in this series, with a controversial call at first base in the ninth inning.
The Royals came back from 2-0 and 3-1 deficits, to win the World Series in 1985 against a favored team.
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz.cfm?qid=149850&origin=   (293 words)

 1985 World Series by Baseball Almanac
As the Series opened up at Royals Stadium, Tudor set the pace with a dominant debut that sent the home team home with a 3-1 defeat.
George Brett went four-for-five and Motley finished with three hits in the 11-0 massacre that crowned the "Comeback Kings" as World Series Champions.
Both were complete games, one was a shutout, and he earned the World Series Most Valuable Player Award for his efforts.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1985ws.shtml   (1087 words)

 World Series Almanac : 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
But the Yankees in four games, winning their second championship in three years and 24th overall, swept the series.
This was the first time that the Yankees played against an expansion team in the Series.
Scott Brosius was named the MVP player of the Series.
www.worldseries-almanac.com /1998_worldseries.html   (160 words)

 The Baseball Guru's World Series Videos
The 2000 World Series, otherwise known as the "Subway Series," was the first intra-city matchup since 1956.
When they write the story of the 1996 World Series, don't be surprised if they write about the heart of a champion.
Ever wonder what goes on in a World Series game when the ace relief pitcher is on the mound and the big slugger is at the plate.
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 SPACE.com -- Total Lunar Eclipse to Grace World Series Game 4
In 1985, a total lunar eclipse on Oct. 28 came the day after the final game of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals.
Even if the dates of these eclipses and World Series games had coincided, it would still have been a moot point since these two eclipses were visible only on the other side of the globe, across Asia.
In fact, the date when the final game of the World Series was played has noticeably moved forward in the fall calendar over the years.
www.space.com /spacewatch/041022_eclipse_series.html   (956 words)

 World Series History
The Washington Nationals (Twins) won the 1924 World Series with 4 games, over the New York Giants (Giants) who won 3 games.
The Pittsburgh Pirates (Pirates) won the 1925 World Series with 4 games, over the Washington Nationals (Twins) who won 3 games.
The (Angels) won the 1959 World Series with 4 games, over the Chicago White Sox (White Sox) who won 2 games.
www.baseballhistory.info /World-Series.html   (2159 words)

 FOX 4 NEWS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Kansas City, MO -- Celebrate the Kansas City Royals greatest moments on and off the field as the Kansas City Royals World Series heroes and Community Blood Center team up to host the 1985 World Series Reunion Blood Drive.
Registered donors, who will be the real heroes of the day, will receive a commemorative t-shirt, two free tickets to a 2005 Royals game, and a chance to win exciting prizes, including an opportunity to throw out a first pitch before a Royals game.
In addition, at select Kansas City area locations, fans will be able to meet members of the 1985 World Series team.
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 World Series Almanac : 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
eady to play last World Series of the Twentieth Century, the New York Yankees were all ready to strengthen their title as Team of the Century.
The Yankees had won American League Division Series beating the Texas Rangers 3-0, and also won the Championship Series defeating the Boston Red Sox, 4-1.
The Atlanta Braves had come up in the National League and made their ninth appearance in the World Series.
www.worldseries-almanac.com /1999_worldseries.html   (168 words)

 War Liberal: Game Six, 1985 World Series
The game's been overshadowed by the events of the next year's World Series Game Six, but was remarkable in its own right.
To briefly recap: With the Cards leading the series 3-2, the game was scoreless until the top of the eighth, when the Cards took a lead when Brian Harper singled home Terry Pendleton but left the bases loaded.
Posted by: Linkmeister at October 16, 2003 04:15 PM Bill James (a Royals fan) wrote a long -- but great -- piece on the history of KC baseball, the second half of which is about that series.
www.bravesbeat.com /bravesjournal/warliberal/archives/2003/10/game_six_1985_w.html   (562 words)

So the subject of Don Denkinger, and whether he is to blame for the Cardinals losing the 1985 World Series is of some interest, and I was quite satisfied that an entire half hour had been devoted to my penultimate moment of adolescent fandom.
See, Cardinals fans would have you believe that the entire series was lost on Denkinger's famously blown call at first base in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 6 in Kansas City.
Coleman, the league's most dangerous basestealer in a speed-crazy era, was out for the series after having his leg mangled by a mechanical tarp that had inadvertently been started.
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 CJOnline.com - The Topeka Capital-Journal
What the Royals failed to do was beat the Cards, falling 3-1 in the first game of the 82nd World Series and in the process wasting an outstanding pitching performance by starter Danny Jackson, who gave up only four hits while striking out seven in seven innings.
They were within one out, one pitch of evening the World Series at one victory each against the St. Louis Cardinals.
KANSAS CITY, MO. -- The Kansas City Royals capped a season of comebacks and made World Series history Sunday with an 11-0 rout of their cross-state rivals, the St. Louis Cardinals, to take the 1985 championship of baseball in seven games.
www.cjonline.com /royals/worldseries/1985   (772 words)

 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Sports (Whirled Series)
As intriguing as it might be to believe so, the film Back to the Future II, the first sequel to the hit 1985 movie Back to the Future, made no prediction, correct or otherwise, about the results of the 1997 World Series.
The broadcast shown in the film merely pokes some light-hearted fun at the ongoing futility of the Chicago Cubs, who haven't played in a World Series since 1945 (or won a World Series since 1908).
With the Cubs approaching within a game of capturing the 2003 National League pennant in a series against the Florida Marlins, this rumor surfaced again, updated with the claim that Back to the Future II somehow predicted a Cubs victory over Florida in 2003.
www.snopes.com /sports/baseball/bttf2.asp   (749 words)

 world series of poker tournament
Notes on Play: Fifty- four players entered the ' 79 WSOP world series of poker to stake their claim at the title of World Champion.
world series of poker Five players met for the finial day of the Championship Game Of the five players to meet, two were former World Champion Poker Players.
Six previous World Poker Champion players entered the tournament and were also joined by celebrity Larry Flynt.
www.pokerwinneronline.com /online_poker_wsop.html   (2042 words)

 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.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries   (231 words)

 World Series of Poker – All the latest WSOP Information
Hachem had flopped a straight and Steve was drawing to a tie with one of the 3 remaining sevens on the river.
Prior to becoming a poker pro, Eric was a world-class backgammon player; for eight years, he traveled the world to attend the most important matches on that circuit.
In addition to our World Series of Poker coverage we provide extensive information on online poker rooms in our poker room reviews, a great selection of poker games, in-depth information on poker rules, all online poker tournaments and much, much more.
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 Major League Baseball : Video : Baseball's Best
When fans reflect on the all-Missouri World Series between St. Louis and Kansas City in 1985, first base umpire Don Denkinger is certain to be a focal point in the conversation.
Kansas City manager Dick Howser and St. Louis manager Whitey Herzog made a series of substitutions and the end result of that battle of wits was the left-handed-hitting Orta going against the righty Worrell.
From the brink of World Series elimination, the Royals had fought back to force Game 7.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/baseballs_best/mlb_bb_gamepage.jsp?story_page=bb_85ws_gm6_stlkcr   (724 words)

 1985 World Series Baseball. Rawlings World Series Baseballs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This official and authentic baseball is identical to the ball used in the 1985 World Series.
The ball features The World Series logo in Blue, traditional red stitch and the printed signature of Peter Ueberroth, Commissioner of MLB.
This is the 8th of the special edition World Series Game baseballs created by Rawlings.
www.americansportscollectibles.com /1985worldseriesbaseball.html   (70 words)

 eBay - 1985 world series, Fan Apparel Souvenirs, Vintage Sports Memorabilia items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
world series of tavern pool mug / miller lite beer 1985
St Louis Cardinals 1985 World Series NL Champs Pin
1985 world series L tshirt, st louis vs kansas city
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 MSN Encarta - Related Items - World Series
MSN Encarta - Related Items - World Series
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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