World Series in History (Part 2)

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Events 101 - 200 of 301

  • 1933-10-07 NY Giants beat Washington Senators, 4 games to 1 in 30th World Series
  • 1934-09-13 Judge Landis sells World Series broadcast rights to Ford for $100,000
  • 1934-10-09 St Louis Cards beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 3 in 31st World Series
  • 1935-10-07 Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 32nd World Series
  • 1935-10-24 Judge Landis fines ump George Moriarty, Cubs mgr Charlie Grimm & Chic players W English, B Jurges & B Herman for actions in World Series
  • 1936-10-02 NY Yankees score World Series record 18 runs, beating Giants 18-4
  • 1936-10-02 Tony Lazzeri becomes 1st Yank to hit a World Series grand slam
  • 1936-10-03 Yanks set new attendance record of 64,842 in 3rd game of World Series
  • 1936-10-04 Record 66,669 at Yankee Stadium for 4th game of World Series
  • 1936-10-06 NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 2 in 33rd World Series
  • 1937-10-10 NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 1 in 34th World Series
  • 1938-10-06 Yanks Lefty Gomez sets record of 6 World Series wins without a loss
  • 1938-10-09 NY Yankees sweep Cubs in 35th World Series, 3rd straight WS win
  • 1939-10-08 NY Yankees sweep Reds in 36th World Series, 4th straight WS win
  • 1940-10-03 Reds beat Tigers ending NL's 10-game World Series losing streak
  • 1940-10-07 Reds Bucky Walters is 1st pitcher in 14 years to homer in World Series
  • 1940-10-08 Cincinnati Reds beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 3, in 37th World Series
  • 1941-10-01 Yankees beat Dodgers 3-2 at Yankee Stadium in opener of World Series
  • 1941-10-06 NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 1, in 38th World Series
  • 1942-10-03 NY Yanks Frank Crosetti shoves ump Bill Summers in World Series, he is fined $200 & suspended for 1st 30 days of 1943 season
  • 1942-10-05 St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 1, in 39th World Series
  • 1943-10-11 NY Yankees beat Cards 4 games to 1, in 40th World Series, to become 1st team to win 10 World Series
  • 1944-10-04 1st All St Louis World Series, all games played at Sportsman's Park
  • 1944-10-04 St Louis Browns win 1st World Series game in their only appearance
  • 1944-10-09 St Louis Cards beat St Louis Browns, 4 games to 2 in 41st World Series
  • 1945-08-15 Chandler sells World Series radio rights for $150,000 to Gillette, Ford had been World Series sponsor since 1934, pay $100,000 annually
  • 1945-10-03 Tigers & Cubs meet in World Series for 4th time
  • 1945-10-06 Tavern owner "Billy Goat" Sianis buys seat for his goat for Game 4 of World Series & is escorted out, he casts goat curse on Cubs
  • 1945-10-10 Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 3 in 42nd World Series
  • 1946-10-15 Smallest World Series share since 1918 (Cards $3,748, Red Sox $2,140)
  • 1946-10-15 St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 43rd World Series
  • 1946-10-15 Enos Slaughter scores from 1st on a single in World Series
  • 1947-08-21 1st Little League World Series Maynard Midgets of Williamsport PA win
  • 1947-09-26 Happy Chandler announces Ford & Gillette to sponsor World Series
  • 1947-09-29 Record World Series crowd of 73,365 at Yankee Stadium ($325,828)

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1947-10-02 Yankee Yogi Berra becomes 1st to pinch hit a World Series homer

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra
  • 1947-10-03 With only 1 out to go, Yank Floyd Beven gives up a double breaking his World Series no-hit bid, it scored 2 runs & he lost game
  • 1947-10-04 Negro League World Series, NY Cubans beat Cleveland Buckeyes, 6-5
  • 1947-10-05 Al Gionfriddo makes a great catch off Joe Dimaggio in World Series
  • 1947-10-06 NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 3, in 44th World Series
  • 1947-10-07 Larry MacPhail resigns as Yank GM after final game of World Series
  • 1947-10-20 Radio rights for the World Series sell for $475,000 for 3 years
  • 1948-10-10 Then record 86,288 see game 5 of World Series in Cleveland
  • 1948-10-11 Cleve Indians beat Boston Braves, 4 games to 2 in 45th World Series
  • 1949-10-09 NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 1 in 46th World Series
  • 1950-10-03 Baseball rules Phils lefty Curt Simmons cannot play in World Series despite his being on furlough from Army
  • 1950-10-07 NY Yankees sweep Philadelphia Phillies in 47th World Series

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1950-10-07 Whitey Ford wins his 1st World Series game 5-2

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • 1950-12-26 Gillette & Mutual buy All Star & World Series rights ($6M for 6 yrs)
  • 1951-10-04 In opening World Series game, Giant Monte Irvin steals home in 1st inn
  • 1951-10-09 Gil McDougald's World Series grand slam helps Yanks beat Giants 13-1
  • 1951-10-10 Yanks beat Giants 4 games to 2 in World Series, DiMaggio's final game
  • 1952-10-07 NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 3 in 49th World Series
  • 1952-10-07 Yankees tie their own record of 4 consecutive World Series wins
  • 1953-10-02 Dodger Carl Erskine strikes out 14 Yankees in World Series

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1953-10-04 Mickey Mantle hits a grand slam in World Series

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • 1953-10-05 50th World Series sees NY Yankees beat Dodgers, 4 games to 2, as NY Billy Martin's 12 hits set record; Yanks win record 5th consecutive WS
  • 1954-10-02 NY Giants sweep Cleve Indians, in 51st World Series
  • 1955-09-28 1st World Series color TV broadcast on NBC-TV (Yanks beat Dodgers)
  • 1955-10-04 Brooklyn Dodgers only World Series victory, beating Yankees in 7
  • 1956-10-03 Sal Maglie & Dodgers defeat Yanks 6-3 in opening game of World Series
  • 1956-10-05 Yogi Berra becomes 4th Yank to hit a World Series grand slam
  • 1956-10-08 Don Larsen (NY Yankees) pitches only perfect World Series game vs Brooklyn
  • 1956-10-15 Yankees Enos Slaughter scores from 1st on a single in World Series
  • 1957-10-02 NY Yankees appear in their 25th World Series
  • 1957-10-10 Braves' Lew Burdette beats Yankees for 3rd time in 1 World Series
  • 1957-10-10 Milwaukee Braves beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 54th World Series
  • 1958-10-08 Braves Eddie Mathews strikes out for World Series record 11th time
  • 1958-10-09 NY Yankees beat Braves 4 games to 3 in 55th World Series
  • 1958-10-09 NY Yankees appear in 9 & win 7 of last 10 World Series
  • 1959-10-01 1st World Series since 1948 not to feature a NY team (LA vs Chic)
  • 1959-10-04 1st World Series game played west of St Louis (in LA)
  • 1959-10-04 LA Dodgers set World Series attendance record at 92,394
  • 1959-10-06 Single game World Series attendence record set (92,706 in LA)
  • 1959-10-08 LA Dodgers beat Chicago White Sox, 4 games to 2 in 56th World Series
  • 1960-10-08 Bobby Richarson hits a World Series grand slammer
  • 1960-10-13 Pirate's Mazeroski's bottom of 9th lead off HR beats NY Yankees 10-9 in game 7 of 57th World Series
  • 1961-10-04 Whitey Ford's 3rd straight World Series shutout
  • 1961-10-09 NY Yankees beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 1 in 58th World Series
  • 1961-10-09 World Series scoreless pitching streak Yanks beat Reds 4 games to 1
  • 1962-10-04 Whitey Ford's World Series 33 2/3 scoreless inning streak ends
  • 1962-10-16 Yanks (20th championship) beat SF Giants 4 games to 3 in World Series
  • 1962-10-16 NY Yankees appear in 12 & win 9 of last 14 World Series
  • 1963-10-02 Dodgers' Sandy Koufax strikes out World Series record 15 Yankees
  • 1963-10-06 LA Dodgers sweep NY Yankees, in 60th World Series
  • 1964-08-23 St Louis Cards are 11 games back in NL, & win World Series
  • 1964-10-07 NY Yankees make 14th appearance in last 16 & 29th in 61 World Series
  • 1964-10-15 St Louis Cardinals beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 61st World Series
  • 1964-10-15 NY Yankees appears in 14 & win 9 of last 16 World Series
  • 1965-10-14 Sandy Koufax hurls his 2nd shutout of World Series beating Twins 2-0
  • 1965-10-15 Dodgers & Sandy Koufax win 7th game of 62nd World Series vs Twins
  • 1966-10-06 Oriole Jim Palmer, 20, is youngest to pitch a World Series shutout
  • 1966-10-09 Balt Orioles sweep LA Dodgers, in 63rd World Series
  • 1967-10-04 1st World Series since 1948 not to feature NY Yankees, Giants or the Dodgers
  • 1967-10-11 World Series record 3 consecutive HRs (Carl Yastremski, Reggie Smith, & Rico Petrocelli) by Red Sox
  • 1967-10-12 St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 64th World Series as Lou Brock steals a record 7 bases in 1 World Series
  • 1968-10-02 Bob Gibson sets a World Series record of 17 strikeouts
  • 1968-10-10 Detroit Tigers beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 65th World Series
  • 1969-10-14 T Agee & Ed Kranepool HR, Tommie Agee makes 2 great catches, Mets win Baseball World Series 5-0
  • 1969-10-15 NY Met Ron Swoboda's spectacular diving catch of sinking liner with runners at 1st & 3rd in 9th, Mets win in 10th in World Series game

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