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Topic: 1996 World Series

  1996 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1996 World Series matched the defending champion Atlanta Braves against the New York Yankees, with the Yankees winning in six games to capture their first championship since 1978, and their 23rd overall.
The 1996 World Series marked the beginning of the New York Yankees' dynasty of the late 1990's and early 2000's.
This World Series Championship ended a ten-year baseball championship drought for New York City; the previous team to win the series were the 1986 New York Mets.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1996_World_Series   (1708 words)

 1996 World Series by Baseball Almanac
One inning later, he became only the second player in World Series history to hit a second homer (in his first two at bats) and Atlanta and its newest sensation sent the Yanks packing with a 12-1 massacre.
As the Series returned to "The House that Ruth Built", Atlanta had gone from two-up to down-one and were now on the brink of elimination.
One inning later he became only the second player in World Series history, Gene Tenace was the first (1972 World Series), to hit a home run his first two (2) times up in a Series.
baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1996ws.shtml   (1371 words)

 Amazon.com: 1996 WORLD SERIES VIDEO - NEW YORK YANKEES VS ATLANTA BRAVES: DVD: ATLANTA BRAVES NEW YORK YANKEES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The 1996 World Series video has more interviews with the players, more behind the scenes stuff (you have to love the bits with David Cone's father and Greg Maddux's father in the stands), and more cinematographic poignance than a lot of the other World Series videos out there.
The Atlanta Braves were going for back-to-back World Championships in the 1996 World Series and when they returned to Atlana up 2-0 on the New York Yankees, their victory seemed inevitable.
Each fall I rewatch my collection of World Series videoes and this one still remains the most special one of the bunch, probably because this was the start of the new Yankee dynasty that is still going strong today.
www.amazon.com /1996-WORLD-VIDEO-YANKEES-ATLANTA/dp/B00008J7OS   (1273 words)

 SLAM! Baseball: 1996 World Series - Braves vs. Yankees
World Series ratings a boon for Fox, bummer for baseball
 NEW YORK (AP) -- The celebration by Yankees fans after their team won the World Series was relatively peaceful, but police did issue 176 summonses for offenses ranging from scalping to disorderly conduct.
His new heart was working perfectly and brother Joe was on his way for a visit, less than 24 hours after leading the Yankees to the World Series title.
www.canoe.ca /96WorldSeries/home.html   (391 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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 1996 World Series Baseball. 1996 World Series Baseball
These balls are identical to the ones used during the World Series games.
This official and authentic baseball is identical to the ball used in the 1996 World Series, October 20 - October 26.
These balls are the same balls used on the field during the World Series game.
www.americansportscollectibles.com /1996worldseriesbaseball.html   (172 words)

 CNNSI.com - 2002 MLB Post Season - World Series Archive
The Series ended with Torre and pitcher David Cone dripping in champagne, chatting almost in a disbelieving hush at one side of a Yankees clubhouse as crowded and smelly as a subway car at rush hour.
New York closed out the Series with a 3-2 victory last Saturday night over four-time Cy Young winner Greg Maddux, scoring all of its runs in the third inning when the master painter turned sloppy and left a few pitches too close to the center of the plate.
Though team of the '90s is engraved on their 1995 world- championship rings, the Atlanta players have won as many world championships this decade as Marge Schott's Cincinnati Reds.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/mlb/features/wsarchive/1996.html   (2605 words)

 Getting hot at Series time can turn baseball no-names into October surprises - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
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)

 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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 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 Missing Run In The 1996 World Series - Baseball Fever
I was just looking at the 1996 Stats for the 1996 World Series in Baseball Reference Com and noticed that the scores in the games had the Braves outscore the Yankees 26-18.
I think the reason Fox got overlooked is that he never appeared at the plate in the series.
For anyone interested, Doug Jennings did not score in the '90 Series; his situation on b-r.com is similar to Flannery's.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=5095   (1444 words)

 World Series - Related Items - MSN Encarta
World Series - Related Items - MSN Encarta
For the seventh time since the American League established a team in New York City, the New York Yankees captured the World Series, defeating the Chicago Cubs in four straight games with scores of 3-1, 6-3, 5-2, and 8-3.
This represented also the third successive year that the Yankees had won the...
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 NY Yankees vs Atlanta: World Series Thumbnail Sketches
In the 1996 World Series, he hit.091 against the Braves.
After the 1996 World Series, he praised Yankee fans for their enthusiasm.
The Braves hope that ANDRUW JONES will one day be the star that Williams already is. At 19 years old in 1996, he became the first National Leaguer to homer in his first two World Series at-bats.
www.oakridger.com /worldseries/ws_matchup.html   (1600 words)

 Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
The city that never sleeps is going on a winter-long bender, celebrating as only it can, clutching the Bombers to its bosom with pent-up love and affection, 10 years the barren gap in time since a baseball trophy was brought home by the Mets.
Another, Frank, a first baseman on the 1957 Milwaukee Braves World Series champions, lay on life support in a New York hospital awaiting a heart transplant.
Randolph was a regular on the last Yankees champion, the tumultuous World Series clubs of 1977 and 1978.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1996.html   (2087 words)

 The Official Book of the 1996 World Series - First Edition - CBW0601-444   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Series between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees started out as a contest between the best team in baseball and the upstart youngsters from the Bronx.
From the House the Ruth Built, which has been host to epic battles for generations, to Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, which would be torn down after the Series, you’ll catch all the great hits, pitches and plays that made the 1996 Fall Classic a Series for the ages and A SERIES FOR NEW YORK.
The 1996 World Series began in a rainstorm and finished like a scene from Oklahoma.
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 World Series Almanac : 1906   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
he 1906 Series was a major mismatch since it featured two clubs from the same city.
The White Sox were known as “the Hitless Wonders” due to their.230-team batting average but managed to win the Series opener by 2-1.
The Yankees out-hit the Cubs and took home the most coveted World Series title.
www.worldseries-almanac.com /1906_worldseries.html   (216 words)

Bobby Bonilla finally got his first hit of the series in the seventh doubling home Anderson, and the Blacks would turn out to need everything.
Ritz blooped a single down the line scoring two, and by the time the inning had ended McGwire contributed a 3RHR and it was 8-1.
Nomar Garciaparra, making his only start of the series, ripped a 3-1 6th inning fastball from Ismael Valdes.
www.angelfire.com /pro/iibl/hps1996c.htm   (1069 words)

 World Series Almanac : 1937   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Not only this, the National League's Giants also retrieved to contend in the Fall Classic championship against their cross-town rivals.
Mel Ott hit a long two-run in the third inning, but the Yankees scored twice in the fifth inning to take a 4-2 Series culminating triumph.
The Yankees ace Joe DeMaggio also hit 4 RBIs and Mel Ott permitted 3 RBIs in the Series.
www.worldseries-almanac.com /1937_worldseries.html   (224 words)

 1996 World Series Capsule Preview: Atlanta Braves
  Los Angeles in the Division Series and eight in the NLCS with
  five World Series starts, he is 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA.
McGriff hit two homers in the 1995 World Series.
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 1996 World Series
The Braves outscored the St. Louis Cardinals in the last three games of the National League Championship Series, 32-1, and they continued that roll with a 12-1 pasting of the Yankees in the Series opener.
A Fred McGriff error led to another run, and John Wetteland finished up for Atlanta to even the Series at two games apiece.
With Yankeee closer John Wetteland on the mound, the Braves scored once and placed the potential tying run on second base, but Mark Lemke fouled out to end the Series, and the Bronx Bombers were World Series Champions once again.
www.pontel.com /WS1996.html   (360 words)

 Phil Mickelson at The 1996 NEC World Series of Golf; August 25, 1996; ASAPSports FastScripts; Sports Interviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
May not be the hardest shot in the world, but there is no green to work with virtually.
I had a good lie, but I still had to open up the face quite a bit and get the ball as high and soft as possible because the green did run away over there.
I am going to be playing overseas a little bit this year, before November I am going to take November, December off, but I am going to play the Dunhill Cup and the World matchplay in Europe.
www.asapsports.com /golf/1996wseries/082596PM.html   (2653 words)

 1996 World Series Game 1 Box Score
The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on October 20, 1996 at Yankee Stadium.
The Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Yankees and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."
The player names and pitcher names in the box score above can be clicked and their comprehensive single season & career statistics will be shown.
www.baseball-almanac.com /box-scores/boxscore.php?boxid=199610200NYA   (316 words)

 : World Series of 1996 and 1999
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I'm sure you're all geeked up about the Yankees jumping out to a quick 2-0 lead in the World Series.
Recall the 1996 World Series, also Yankees vs. Braves.
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 eBay - 1996 world series, Fan Apparel Souvenirs, Vintage Sports Memorabilia items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Official 1996 World Series Baseball Yankees/ Braves NIB
1996 World Series New York Yankees vs Atlanta Braves
1996 New York Yankees World Series Championship Plaque
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 1996 World Series - NYY vs. ATL - Baseball-Reference.com
1996 World Series - NYY vs. ATL - Baseball-Reference.com
1996 World Series (4-2): New York Yankees (92-70) over Atlanta Braves (96-66)
www.baseball-reference.com /postseason/1996_WS.shtml   (1593 words)

 MLB: 1996 World Series - NY vs. Atlanta | Plot | MTV Movies
MLB: 1996 World Series - NY vs. Atlanta
The Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees were more than contenders for the World Series, more than opposing teams: they were the heart and soul of the game.
The series played out like a story, building to its climax, and here viewers can relive the six games in all their drama ~ All Movie Guide
www.mtv.com /movies/movie/130998/plot.jhtml   (260 words)

 New York Yankees 1996 World Series Plaque (11x13) - SHOP.COM
New York Yankees 1996 World Series Plaque (11x13)
Name: 1996 World Series - New York Yankees Own a piece of history with these commemorative Championship Healy plaques.
All other designated trademarks, copyrights and brands are the property of their respective owners.
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 Official Video 1996 World Series
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Manager Joe Torre waited 37 years to make it to the Series, and his dreams finally came true.
George Clooney goes noir in this tale of a hard-boiled reporter, a dame, and the mystery that envelops them both in post-WWII Berlin.
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