World Series in History (Part 3)

Events in Sport

Events 201 - 300 of 301

  • 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
  • 1969-10-15 Oriole Earl Weaver becomes 1st manager ejected in a World Series
  • 1969-10-16 100-1 shot NY Mets beat Orioles 5-3 & win 66th World Series in 5
  • 1969-10-16 Met Cleon Jones awarded 1st base when shoe polish on ball proves he is hit by a pitch, he scores on a HR in World Series
  • 1970-10-15 Baltimore Orioles beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 1 in 67th World Series
  • 1971-10-10 Rain washes out Game 2, 1st World Series postponement since 1962
  • 1971-10-13 1st World Series night game (Pittsburgh 4-Baltimore 3)
  • 1971-10-17 Pittsburgh Pirates beat Balt Orioles, 4 games to 3 in 68th World Series
  • 1972-10-13 Commish Bowie Kuhn allows Bert Campaneris to play in World Series
  • 1972-10-14 Oakland A Gene Tenace is 1st to homer in 1st 2 World Series at bats
  • 1972-10-22 Oakland A's 1st championship; beat Reds, 4 games to 3 in World Series

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1973-10-14 Willie Mays last hit, as Mets beat A's in World Series game 2 A's Mike Andrews makes 2 errors, prompting owner Finley to remove him

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • 1973-10-21 A's manager Dick Williams quits after A's beat Mets in World Series
  • 1974-10-10 US Gen George Brown's speech deplores Jewish influence in US over his treatment during the 1973 World Series
  • 1974-10-17 Oakland A's beat LA Dodgers, 4 games to 1 in 71st World Series makes A's only team other than Yanks to win 3 straight series
  • 1975-10-22 Cincinnati Reds beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 72nd World Series
  • 1976-10-17 Coldest World Series game Yankees vs Cincinnati, 39 degrees F (until 1997)
  • 1976-10-21 Cincinnati Reds sweep NY Yankees, in 73rd World Series
  • 1976-10-21 NY Yankee Thurman Munson ties World Series mark of 6 straight singles
  • 1977-10-14 Linda Ronstadt sings national anthem at World Series
  • 1978-10-10 Yanks & Dodgers play in World Series # 75

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1978-10-14 NY Yank Reggie Jackson causes World Series controversy by getting in the way of a throw to 1st & deflects the ball away

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • 1978-10-17 NY Yankees beat Dodgers, 4 games to 2 in 75th World Series
  • 1979-10-17 Pittsburgh Pirates beat Balt Orioles, 4 games to 3 in 76th World Series

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1980-10-15 George Brett is forced out of World Series with hemorrhoids

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • 1980-10-21 1st (& only) time Phillies win World Series (in 98 years)
  • 1981-09-07 West Tampa Fl defeats Rich Va, 6-4 to win American Legion World Series
  • 1981-10-26 LA Dodgers beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 2 in 78th World Series
  • 1981-10-28 NY Yankee George Frazier loses 3 World Series games
  • 1982-10-12 Milwaukee Brewer Paul Molitor gets World series record 5 hits
  • 1982-10-17 Robin Yount is 1st to have 2 4-hit games in a World Series
  • 1982-10-20 St Louis Cards beat Milwaukee Brewers, 4 games to 3 in 79th World Series
  • 1983-10-16 Balt Orioles beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 3 in 80th World Series
  • 1984-10-14 Detroit Tigers beat SD Padres, 4 games to 1 in 81st World Series
  • 1985-10-22 Bret Saberhagen gives KC Royals their 1st win leading to their World Series title
  • 1985-10-26 On a poor call in 6th game, umpire Don Deckinger starts a string of events costing Cardinals the World Series
  • 1985-10-27 KC Royals beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 82nd World Series
  • 1986-10-13 25th NY, NL appearance in World Series (Mets vs A's)
  • 1986-10-25 Trailing 5-3 with 2 out & no one on in bottom of 10th, NY rallies to win Game 6 of the World Series, 6-5, Bill Buckner misplays a ball
  • 1986-10-27 NY Mets beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 83rd World Series
  • 1986-12-19 Michael Sergio, who parachuted into Shea Stadium during game 6 of the World Series, sentenced to 100 hrs of community service & fined $500
  • 1987-07-23 Red Sox waive Bill Buckner, the goat of last year's World Series
  • 1987-10-17 1st indoor World Series game (Minnesota Metrodome)
  • 1987-10-25 Minnesota Twins win their 1st World Series championship beating St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 84th World Series
  • 1988-10-15 With 2 outs in bottom of 9th, an injured Kirk Gibson hits dramatic 2 run HR to gives Dodgers a 5-4 win in 1st game of World Series
  • 1988-10-16 Orel Hirsheiser, 1st to pitch shutout in playoff & World Series
  • 1988-10-20 LA Dodgers beat Oakland A's in baseball's 85th World Series 4 games to 1
  • 1989-10-08 Oakland beats Toronto, 4-3 in Game 5, to advance to the World Series
  • 1989-10-14 Dave Stewart is 1st since 1976 to start consecutive World Series openers
  • 1989-10-17 Earthquake in SF (6.9) cancels 3rd game of World Series, kills 67
  • 1989-10-24 After a weeks delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played
  • 1990-10-16 Reds Eric Davis is 22nd player to homer in his 1st World Series at bat
  • 1990-10-20 Cincinnati Reds sweep Oakland A's in 86th World Series

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1990-10-21 Esther Canseco calls Oakland A's manager Tony La Russa a "punk" for not starting husband Jose in the World Series

Baseball Manager Tony La Russa
Baseball Manager
Tony La Russa
  • 1991-08-24 Taiwan captures its 15th Little League World Series, 11-0
  • 1991-10-27 Minnesota Twins beat Altanta Braves 1-0 in 10 to win World Series in 7
  • 1992-10-17 1st World Series with non-US team, Toronto loses 3-1 to Braves
  • 1992-10-18 1st non-US team to win a World Series Game; Toronto 5, Atlanta 4
  • 1992-10-20 1st World Series game outside of US - Toronto beats Atlanta
  • 1992-10-22 Atlanta, becomes 1st US team to win a World Series game out of US
  • 1992-10-24 Toronto Blue Jays beat Atl Braves, 4 games to 2, in 88th World Series
  • 1993-10-20 Highest scoring World Series game Blue Jays 15, Phillies 14 in 4h14m
  • 1993-10-23 Tor Blue Jays beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 2, in 89th World Series

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1993-10-23 Joe Carter (Toronto Blue Jays) hits a World Series winning walk-off home run against the Philadelphia Phillies

MLB Outfielder Joe Carter
MLB Outfielder
Joe Carter
  • 1995-10-28 Atlanta Braves beat Cleveland Indians in 6 games in World Series
  • 1996-09-08 Sri Lanka defeat Australia to win Singer World Series at Colombo
  • 1996-10-19 Braves beat NY Yanks by record tying 11 runs, 12-1 in a World Series
  • 1996-10-20 Braves Andruw Jones is youngest player to homer in World Series
  • 1996-10-23 NY Yankees set record by coming back from 6-0 in World Series game to beat Atlanta Braves 8-6, also set record of 7th straight road win
  • 1997-10-19 700th World Series home run (Sandy Alomar, Cleve Indians)
  • 1997-10-21 Cleve Marquis Grissom hit in his 15th straight World Series game (streak ends at 15, he is 2nd to Hank Baur with 17)
  • 1997-10-22 Cleve Marquis Grissom World Series hitting streak ends after 15 games
  • 1997-10-22 Coldest World Series game Marlins vs Cleveland (38°F)
  • 1997-10-22 Second longest 9 inning World Series game (4:12) as Marlins & Indians were tied 7-7 going into the 9th, Mariners win 14-11
  • 1997-10-26 MLB World Series: Florida Marlins defeat Cleveland Indians to win 4-3
  • 1998-10-21 MLB World Series: New York Yankees defeat San Diego Padres to win 4-0
  • 1999-10-27 MLB World Series: New York Yankees defeat Atlanta Braves to win 4-0

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2000-10-26 NY Yankees defeat NY Mets 4-1 to win their 3rd straight World Series championship, MVP: Derek Jeter, NY Yankees

Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter
  • 2001-11-04 MLB World Series: Arizona Diamondbacks defeat New York Yankees to win 4-3
  • 2002-10-27 Anaheim Angels defeat San Francisco Giants 4-3 in baseball's World Series championship, MVP: Troy Glaus, Anaheim
  • 2003-10-25 MLB World Series: Florida Marlins defeat New York Yankees to win 4-2
  • 2004-10-27 The Boston Red Sox win the World Series for the first time in 86 years
  • 2005-10-26 Chicago White Sox defeat Houston Astros 4-0 in baseball's World Series championship, MVP: Jermaine Dye, Chicago
  • 2006-10-27 MLB World Series: St. Louis Cardinals defeat Detroit Tigers to win 4-1
  • 2007-10-28 MLB World Series: Boston Red Sox defeat Colorado Rockies to win 4-0
  • 2008-10-29 MLB World Series: The Philadelphia Phillies defeat Tampa Bay Rays in Game 5 to become champions
  • 2009-11-04 MLB World Series: New York Yankees defeat Philadelphia Phillies to win 4-2
  • 2010-11-01 MLB World Series: San Francisco Giants defeat Texas Rangers to win 4-1
  • 2011-10-27 MLB World Series Game 6: St. Louis Cardinal 3B David Freese hits game-tying 2 run triple with 2 outs in the 9th and then hits walk-off home run in the 11th
  • 2011-10-28 MLB World Series: St. Louis Cardinals defeat Texas Rangers to win 4-3
  • 2012-10-28 MLB World Series: San Francisco Giants defeat the Detroit Tigers to win 4-0
  • 2012-10-28 Pablo Sandoval is named MLB 2012 World Series MVP.
  • 2013-10-23 Boston Red Sox defeat St Louis Cardinals in game 1 of the MLB 2013 World Series
  • 2013-10-24 St Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox to tie the MLB 2013 World Series 1-1
  • 2013-10-26 St Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox to lead the MLB 2013 World Series 2-1
  • 2013-10-30 MLB World Series: Boston Red Sox defeat St Louis Cardinals to win 4-2
  • 2014-10-21 San Francisco Giants win game one of the 2014 World Series
  • 2014-10-28 Kansas City Royals defeat the San Francisco Giants 10–0 in the 6th game to tie the 2014 World Series 3-3
  • 2014-10-29 San Francisco Giants win the 2014 World Series
  • 2014-10-29 Madison Bumgarner is named MLB 2014 World Series MVP

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