World Series History

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  • 1882-10-06 1st World Series game, Cincinnati (AA) beats Chicago (NL) 4-0
  • 1882-10-07 1st World Series (game 2), Chicago (NL) beats Cincinnati (AA) 2-0
  • 1884-10-23 1st World Series OKed by AA, Providence (NL) beats NY Mets (AA) 6-0
  • 1884-10-25 1st World Series OK by AA, Providence (NL) sweeps NY Mets (AA) in 3
  • 1887-10-26 Detroit (NL) beats St Louis (AA) 10 games to 5 in World Series
  • 1889-10-18 1st all NYC World Series NY Giants (NL) play Bkln (AA)
  • 1889-10-29 NY Giants (NL) beat Bkln (AA) in world series 6 games to 3
  • 1890-10-28 Last NL-AA World Series game Bkln ties Louisville 3 games & 1 tie

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1903-10-01 First Baseball World Series game ever played; Pittsburgh Pirates beat Boston Americans 7-3 at Huntington Avenue; Jimmy Sebring hits first home run; Deacon Phillippe is winning pitcher and Cy Young the loser

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young
  • 1903-10-13 Boston Americans win the inaugural Baseball World Series; beat Pittsburgh Pirates 3-0 in Game 8 at Huntington Avenue for a 5-3 series victory; winning pitcher Bill Dinneen
  • 1905-10-09 Philadelphia A's meet Giants in World Series, Giants win 3-0
  • 1905-10-14 NY Giants beats Philadelphia A's, 4 games to 1 in 2nd World Series
  • 1905-10-14 Giant's Christy Mathewson's 3rd straight World Series shutout
  • 1906-10-11 White Sox Ed Walsh strikes out then record 12 in a World Series game
  • 1906-10-14 All Chicago World Series, 1st AL victory, White Sox win 4 games to 2 Cubs losers share of $439.50 is lowest for World Series
  • 1907-10-12 Cubs beat Tigers 4 games to 0 with 1 tie in 4th World Series

  • 1908-10-14 Chicago Cubs beat Detriot Tigers, 2-0 at Bennett Park, Detroit to clinch World Series, 4-1; 6,210 fans is smallest crowd in World Series history

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1909-10-09 Ty Cobb steals home in World Series game

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • 1909-10-14 Pirates beat Tigers, 5-4, forces 1st full 7 game world series
  • 1909-10-16 Pirates beat Tigers 4 games to 3 in 6th World Series
  • 1910-03-01 National Baseball Commission prohibits giving mementos to players on winning World Series teams; decision later reversed, making way for traditional winners' watches, rings, and stickpins
  • 1910-10-20 1st appearance of cork centered baseball in World Series
  • 1910-10-23 Philadelphia A's beat Chicago Cubs 4 games to 1 in 7th World Series
  • 1911-05-19 Philadelphia Athletics are 12½ games back in AL, & will win World Series
  • 1911-10-26 Philadelphia A's beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 8th World Series
  • 1912-10-15 Red Sox Tris Speaker's makes only world series unassisted double play, from the outfield
  • 1912-10-16 Boston beats NY Giants, 4 games to 3 with a tie in 9th World Series
  • 1913-10-11 Philadelphia A's beat NY Giants, 4 games to 1 in 10th World Series
  • 1913-10-12 John McGraw, after drinking, blames Wilbert Robinson's coaching mistakes for World Series lose, Robinson blames McGraw & is fired
  • 1914-07-05 MLB Boston Braves (26-40) are 15 games back in NL, go on to win World Series 4-0 vs Philadelphia A's
  • 1914-07-14 NL's Boston Braves start climb from last place to world series sweep
  • 1914-10-13 Boston Braves sweep Philadelphia A's, 1st sweep in World Series history
  • 1915-07-18 Boston Braves start move from last place to become world series champs
  • 1915-09-22 Red Sox ask Braves for use of their larger park for World Series
  • 1915-10-08 Phillies win their 1st & only World Series game before 1980, beating Red Sox, 3-1, with an 8th inning 2 run rally

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1915-10-09 Woodrow Wilson becomes first US President to attend a World Series game

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

  • 1915-10-13 Boston Red Sox beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 1 in 12th World Series

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1916-10-09 Babe Ruth begins 29 2/3 scoreless World Series innings

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • 1916-10-10 In Game 3, Charlie Ebbets becomes the 1st owner to raise the price of World Series grandstand seats to $5-up from $3
  • 1916-10-12 Boston Red Sox beat Bkln Dodgers, 4 games to 1 in 13th World Series
  • 1917-10-15 Chicago White Sox beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 14th World Series
  • 1918-08-24 Sect Baker grants extended exemption to World Series players
  • 1918-09-05 Due to WW I, 15th World Series begins a month early
  • 1918-09-10 Players on both sides threaten to strike the World Series unless they are guaranteed $2,500 to the winners & $1,000 each for the losers
  • 1918-09-11 Boston Red Sox beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 15th World Series
  • 1919-10-01 Infamous 'Black Sox' Baseball World Series begins with Cincinnati Reds' Dutch Ruether pitching a 6-hitter and hitting 3 RBI on 2 triples and a single for a 9-1 rout of White Sox
  • 1919-10-03 Cuban Dolf Luque becomes first Hispanic player to appear in Baseball World Series; pitches 1 inning of relief in Reds' 3-0 defeat to Chicago White Sox at Comiskey Park
  • 1919-10-06 White Sox catcher Ray Schalk is 2nd man ejected from a World Series
  • 1919-10-09 Reds beat White Sox, 5 games to 3 in 16th World Series. This series is known as black sox scandal as 8 White Sox throw series
  • 1920-09-22 Chicago grand jury convenes to investigate charges that 8 White Sox players conspired to fix the 1919 World Series
  • 1920-09-28 8 White Sox indicted, threw 1919 World Series (Black Sox scandal)
  • 1920-10-06 1st brothers oppose each other in World Series, Cleve's Wheeler Johnston pinch-hits as brother Jimmy plays 3rd base for Bkln
  • 1920-10-09 1st World Series game in Cleveland, Indians win 2-1
  • 1920-10-10 Indian Bill Wambsganns makes 1st unassisted World Series triple play
  • 1920-10-10 Indian's Elmer Smith hits baseball's 1st World Series grand slam
  • 1920-10-12 Cleveland Indians beat Bkln Dodgers, 5 games to 2 in 17th World Series
  • 1920-10-13 World Series celebration in Wade Park brings out 50,000+ Clevelanders
  • 1920-10-23 Chicago grand jury indicts Abe Attell, Hal Chase, & Bill Burns as go-betweens in Black Sox World Series scandal
  • 1921-10-05 First Baseball World Series radio broadcast; all-NY contest, Yanks beat Giants, 3-0 at Polo Grounds; sportswriter Grantland Rice is the caller
  • 1921-10-06 Fewest hits in World Series Game, 5, Yanks (3) beat Giants (2), 3-0
  • 1921-10-13 NY Giants beat NY Yankees, 5 games to 3 in 18th World Series
  • 1921-10-16 Babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, & Bill Piercy defy Landis ban on World Series
  • 1921-12-20 AL votes to return to best-of-7 World Series, while NL votes best-of-9 Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis casts deciding vote for best-of-7
  • 1922-10-04 Writer Grantland Rice does the announcing as the New York Giants-New York Yankees Baseball World Series is broadcast for the first time over radio (WJZ & WGY)
  • 1922-10-05 NY Yankees and Giants play out a controversial 3-3 tie in 10 innings in Game 2 of Baseball World Series at Polo Grounds, Manhattan, NY; Giants win series, 4-0-1
  • 1922-10-07 First radio link, WNJ (Newark) & WGY (Senectady) link for World Series
  • 1922-10-07 Landis insists Game 4 of World Series be played despite heavy rain
  • 1922-10-08 NY Giants beat Yankees, 4 games to 0, with a tie in 19th World Series
  • 1923-10-10 NY Giants & NY Yankees become 1st teams to play each other for 3 consecutive World Series, also 1st played at Yankee Stadium
  • 1923-10-11 Babe Ruth hits 2 HRs in a World Series game
  • 1923-10-12 NY Giant's Casey Stengel HR beats Yanks 1-0 in World Series
  • 1923-10-15 NY Yankees 1st World Series win beating NY Giants, 4 games to 2
  • 1924-10-01 MLB Commissioner Kenesaw Landis bans NY Giants outfielder Jimmy O'Connell & coach Cozy Dolan from World Series after they attempt to bribe Phillies shortstop Heinie Sand
  • 1924-10-04 New York Giants became first team to play in 4 consecutive World Series; win Game 1, 4-3 at Griffith Field; lose series, 4-3 in manager John McGraw's 9th and final WS appearance
  • 1924-10-10 Washington Senators win their 1st World Series beat Giants in 7
  • 1924-10-20 1st Negro League World Series: KC Monarchs shuts out Hilldales, 5-0
  • 1924-12-10 Agreement reached on permanent rotation of World Series with each league, getting games 1, 2, 6, 7 in alternating years
  • 1925-02-10 AL decides to alternate leagues for game 1 of World Series each year
  • 1925-08-15 White Sox Dickie Kerr, 1st appearance since winning 2 world series games in 1919
  • 1925-10-15 Pittsburgh Pirates beat Washington Senators, 4 games to 3 in 22nd World Series
  • 1926-10-06 Babe Ruth hits 3 HRs in a World Series game, Yanks beat Cards 10-5
  • 1926-10-10 St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 23rd World Series
  • 1927-10-07 Yank Herb Pennock retires 1st 22 Pirates in World Series game
  • 1927-10-08 NY Yankees sweep Pirates in 24th World Series
  • 1928-10-04 25th World Series begins at Yankee Stadium with Bronx Bombers beating St Louis Cardinals, 4-1; sweep series for 2nd consecutive year
  • 1928-10-09 NY Yankees sweep Cards in 25th World Series, become 1st to sweep consecutive World Series; Babe Ruth hits 3 HRs in game
  • 1929-10-08 A's Howard Ehmke (7-2) sets World Series record striking out 13 Cubs
  • 1929-10-12 Cubs blow 8-0 World Series lead, A's score 10 in 1 inning
  • 1929-10-14 Philadelphia A's beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 1 in 26th World Series
  • 1929-10-14 Philadelphia A's set World Series record of 10 runs in an inning
  • 1930-10-04 Philadelphia Athletics' Jack Quinn aged 47, oldest to play in World Series; pitches 2 innings in Game 3, 5-0 defeat to St. Louis; win series, 4-2

  • 1930-10-08 Philadelphia A's beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 2 in 27th World Series
  • 1931-10-01 Philadelphia Athletics seek 3rd straight World Series baseball title; beat St. Louis Cardinals, 6-2 in opener at Sportsman's Park; lose series, 4-3
  • 1931-10-10 St Louis Cards beat Philadelphia A's, 4 games to 3 in 28th World Series
  • 1932-09-28 1932 Baseball World Series opens with the Chicago Cubs vs. NY Yankees (6-12)
  • 1932-10-01 Babe Ruth’s legendary call; sledged by Cubs dugout, points to center-field before homering into the Wrigley Field bleachers in 5th inning, Game 3 of the World Series; NY Yankees win, 7-5
  • 1932-10-02 New York Yankees win their 12th consecutive World Series game and sweep the Fall Classic for the third time; Bronx Bombers bang out 19 hits as they rout Chicago Cubs, 13-6 at Wrigley Field
  • 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
  • 1936-10-02 New York Yankees score Baseball World Series record 18 runs in an 18-4 rout of rival NY Giants in Game 2 at the Polo Grounds; Yankees win series 4-2
  • 1936-10-03 NY Yankees set new attendance record of 64,482 in Game 3 of World Series at Yankee Stadium; 66,669 following day Game 4; win series v NY Giants, 4-2
  • 1936-10-04 Record crowd 66,669 packs Yankee Stadium for Game 4 of Baseball World Series; Yankees beat Giants, 5-2; win series, 4-2
  • 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 Cincinnati Reds' win Game 2 of the Baseball World Series, 5-2 v Detroit Tigers at Crosley Field; snap 10-game losing streak for NL going back to Game 6 in 1937; Reds win series, 4-3
  • 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
  • 1941-10-05 Brooklyn Dodgers catcher Mickey Owens drops a 3rd strike and Tom Hendrick reaches 1st safely for Yankees for a famous Baseball World Series error; would have been last out, instead Yankees score 4 and win 7-4; win series, 4-1
  • 1941-10-06 NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 1, in 38th World Series
  • 1942-10-03 NY Yankees shortstop Frank Crosetti shoves umpire Bill Summers in Game 3 of the Baseball World Series; he is fined $250 & suspended for first 30 days of 1943 season
  • 1942-10-05 St Louis Cardinals win club's 4th Baseball World Series; beat NY Yankees, 4-2 in Game 5 at Yankee Stadium for 4-1 series victory
  • 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 The only all-St. Louis World Series opens at Sportsman's Park with the visiting Browns beating the Cardinals, 2-1 on George McQuinn's home run; Cards win series, 4-2
  • 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 Detroit Tigers and Chicago Cubs meet in Baseball World Series for the 4th time; Hank Borowy pitches a 6-hit shutout as Cubs win Game 1, 9-0 at Briggs Stadium; Detroit wins series , 4-3

  • 1945-10-06 Tavern owner "Billy Goat" Sianis buys seat for his goat for Game 4 of Baseball World Series, is escorted out and casts goat curse on Chicago 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 New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra hits the first pinch-hit home run in Baseball World Series history off Ralph Branca in the 7th inning of a 9-8 loss to the Brooklyn Dodgers in Game 3

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra

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1947-10-05 Brooklyn outfielder Al Gionfriddo makes famous catch off Joe DiMaggio in Game 6 of Baseball World Series; Dodgers beat Yankees, 8-6; catch inspires "back-back-back" expression

Baseball Player Joe DiMaggio
Baseball Player
Joe DiMaggio
  • 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 Cleveland 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 Philadelphia Phillies choose not to request MLB rule on star left-hander Curt Simmons' eligibility to play in World Series despite being on furlough from Army; Phillies swept, 4-0 by NY Yankees
  • 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
  • 1950-10-07 World Series Baseball: New York Yankees beat Philadelphia Phillies, 5-2 at Yankee Stadium to sweep series, 4-0 for 13th WS Championship
  • 1950-12-26 Gillette & Mutual buy All Star & World Series rights ($6M for 6 yrs)
  • 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 Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Carl Erskine sets a Baseball World Series record with 14 strikeouts in a 3-2 Game 3 win against the New York Yankees.

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1953-10-04 NY Yankees slugging center fielder Mickey Mantle hits a grand slam off Russ Meyer; Bronx Bombers hold on to win, 11-7 v Brooklyn Dodgers in Game 5 of Baseball World Series; Yankees win series, 4-2

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • 1953-10-05 50th Baseball World Series: NY Yankees beat Brooklyn Dodgers, 4-3 in Game 6 for 4-2 series win; NY 2nd baseman Billy Martin's 12 hits sets WS record; Yankees win record 5th consecutive WS

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1954-09-29 Willie Mays famous over-the-shoulder catch of Vic Wertz' 460' drive during Game One of the World Series

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • 1954-10-02 New York Giants beat Cleveland Indians, 7-4 in Game 4 to sweep the Baseball World Series, 4-0; Indians trail 7-0 and never recover

  • 1955-09-28 1st World Series color TV broadcast on NBC-TV (Yanks beat Dodgers)
  • 1955-10-04 Brooklyn Dodgers win their first Baseball World Series with a 2-0 victory in Game 7 against arch-rival New York Yankees; Dodgers had lost their previous 7 World Series
  • 1956-10-03 Sal Maglie pitches a complete game as Brooklyn Dodgers beat NY Yankees, 6-3 in Game 1 of Baseball World Series at Ebbets Field; Yankees win series, 4-3
  • 1956-10-05 Catcher Yogi Berra becomes 4th NY Yankee to hit a Baseball World Series grand slam in Game 2 at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn; Dodgers win, 13-8 but lose series, 4-3
  • 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 New York Yankees appear in their 25th Baseball World Series; beat Milwaukee Braves, 3-1 in Game 1 at Yankee Stadium; lose series, 4-3
  • 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 Chicago White Sox beat LA Dodgers, 11-0 in Game 1 of the Baseball World Series at Comiskey Park; White Sox first WS appearance since 1919 'Black Sox Scandal'; LA wins series 4-2
  • 1959-10-04 First Baseball World Series game played west of St Louis; LA Dodgers beat Chicago White Sox 3-1 in Game 3; record 92,394 at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • 1959-10-06 Single game World Series attendence record set (92,706 in LA)
  • 1959-10-06 Chicago White Sox beat LA Dodgers, 1-0 in Game 5 of Baseball World Series at LA Memorial Coliseum; World Series record attendance 92,706
  • 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 NY Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford records 3rd straight Baseball World Series shutout in Yankees 2-0 win v Cincinnati Reds in Game 1 at Yankee Stadium; NY wins series , 4-1
  • 1961-10-09 NY Yankees beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 1 in 58th World Series
  • 1961-10-09 Yank Whitey Ford breaks Ruth record of 29 2/3 consecutive scoreless innings in the World Series
  • 1961-10-09 World Series scoreless pitching streak Yanks beat Reds 4 games to 1
  • 1962-10-04 Willie Mays scores in the 2nd inning for the Giants ending Whitey Ford's record Baseball World Series consecutive scoreless inning streak at ​33 2⁄3; Yankees beat Giants, 6-2 in Game 1 and 4-3 in the series
  • 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 LA Dodgers' Sandy Koufax strikes out World Series record 15 NY Yankees in Game 1 of the Baseball World Series at Yankee Stadium; Dodgers win, 5-2 and sweep series, 4-0
  • 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 Baltimore Orioles sweep LA Dodgers, in 63rd World Series
  • 1967-10-04 St Louis Cardinals beat Boston Red Sox, 2-1 in Game 1 of Baseball World Series at Fenway Park; first Fall Classic since 1948 not to feature Yankees, Giants or Dodgers; Cards win series, 4-3

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1967-10-11 World Series record 3 consecutive HRs hit by Carl Yastrzemski, Reggie Smith and Rico Petrocelli of the Boston Red Sox

MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski
MLB Outfielder
Carl Yastrzemski
  • 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 St. Louis pitcher Bob Gibson establishes a new Baseball World Series mark by striking out 17 batters as the Cardinals beat Detroit, 4-0 in Game 1 of the Fall Classic
  • 1968-10-10 Detroit Tigers beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 65th World Series
  • 1968-11-01 Detroit pitcher Denny McLain is named unanimous AL Cy Young Award winner after finishing MLB season, 31-6 for World Series winning Tigers
  • 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 T Agee & Ed Kranepool HR, Tommie Agee makes 2 great catches, New York Mets win Baseball World Series 4-1
  • 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