1960 World Series Game 7

mazeroski_hr_wsIn the 1960 World Series between the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates in which turned out to be one of the most bizarre World Series ever, one thing was for sure was to expect the unexpected. Continue reading

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1975 World Series Game 6 “The greatest game ever played”

fiskOn October 21st, 1975, one of the most memorable games in all of sports was taken place in Boston at Fenway Park. The Cincinnati Reds who swept the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NLCS were looking for their first World Series title since 1940 in which they made it to the World Series in 1970 and 1972 but lost. Boston Red Sox swept the three-time defending World Series champion Oakland A’s in the ALCS and were looking for their first World Series title since 1918. Continue reading

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The Double

griffey1995In 1995, the Seattle Mariners had their first breakthrough season in their young 19 years franchise history when they won their division ( AL West) for the first time by beating the California Angels in a tiebreaking game for the AL West title at the Kingdom ( Mariners home field) to advance to the MLB postseason for the first time as well. Mariners would get the wild card New York Yankees in the ALDS in which the MLB implemented after the 1994 World Series was cancelled. Continue reading

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1993 World Series Game 6 “Touch Em All Joe!”

tyIn the 1993 World Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Toronto Blue Jays, there was offense and lots of it. In game 4 the Blue Jays beat the Phillies 15-14 in the highest scoring game in World Series history to take a commanding 3-1 series lead. The Phillies responded with a 2-0 win in game 5 to send the series back to Toronto down 3-2 in the series. The Blue Jays were looking to become the first repeated World Series champion since the New York Yankees since 1978. Continue reading

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2011 World Series Game 6 Freese Saves The Day

freeseThere is rarely one game where it’s so captivating that people that aren’t sports fan are even watching. That was the case in game 6 of 2011 World Series between the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals with the Rangers who lost in the previous World Series were one win away from winning their 1st World Series in franchise history. In a Game 6 that was originally scheduled the day before but was rained out proved to Cardinal fans that the wait was worth it. Continue reading

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1988 World Series Game 1 “She I-I-I-I-IS Gone”

gibsonIn a all California matchup in the 1988 World Series between the LA Dodgers and the Oakland A’s the stakes couldn’t be higher. The heavily favored Oakland A’s who were 104-58 and just swept the Red Sox 4-0 in the ALCS were expected to roll over the underdog LA Dodgers. The Dodgers were 94-67 and just beat a 100 wins Mets team in 7 games in the NLCS so they felt they belong there as well. Game 1 was at Dodgers Stadium in LA and it felt that whoever won the first game would set the tone for the rest of the series and eventually win the series. Continue reading

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1986 World Series Game 6 “It gets through Buckner!”

buckner-1In the 1986 World Series, two teams in the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets were looking to end a World Series drought. The Mets haven’t won a World Series since 1969 (17 years) meanwhile the Red Sox haven’t won since 1918 (68 years). Many Red Sox fans believed that the “Curse of The Bambino” is the reason for the dreadful World Series drought. After the first 4 games of the World Series being won by the road team the Red Sox were the first to break the ice at home with a 4-2 win at Fenway Park to take a 3-2 series lead back to New York with just one win away from a World Series title. Continue reading

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