Great Moments In World Series History

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The World Series of Major League Baseball (MLB) is arguably still the greatest show on Earth. And, after more than a century of play, there have been some truly historic moments. Here are some of the best…
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Great Moments In World Series History

MLB World Series Game 6 1986: Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner lets NY Mets Mookie Wilson’s dribbler go between his hobbled legs and allows the winning run to cross the plate. The Mets went on to win Game 7.
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Great Moments In World Series History

MLB World Series Game 3 1932: Babe Ruth, angered by heckling from the Cubs dugout, achieved Yankees (and baseball) immortality by “calling” a home run on the next pitch from Charlie Root. Whether it’s true or not doesn’t really matter. The Yanks went on to sweep.
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Great Moments In World Series History

MLB World Series Game 6 1991: Kirby Puckett leads off the bottom of the 11th with a homer to left-center field to give the Twins the win and even the Series against the Twins . What’s notable about this series was that 5 of the 7 games were won in the final at bat.
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Great Moments In World Series History

MLB World Series Game 6 1975: With the score between Boston and Cincinnati tied in the bottom of the 12th, the Sox’s Carlton Fisk blasted a fastball to left and “willed” it to stay fair. It did. But, it wasn’t enough. The Reds went on to win the series in the final game.
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Great Moments In World Series History

MLB World Series Game 1 2015: In a premonition of what was to come, KC Royals’ Alcides Escobar blasts NY Mets’ Matt Harvey’s first pitch deep to left-center, and the ball deflected off Yoenis Cespedes’ leg. The speedy Escobar then scored the first leadoff, inside the park home run in World Series history.
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Great Moments In World Series History

MLB World Series Game 4 2001: The first World Series game ever played beyond October saw Yankees’ Derek Jeter blast a 10th inning walk off homer at a minute past midnight against the Diamondbacks on November 1. Since then, Jeter has been known as “Mr. November.”
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Great Moments In World Series History

MLB World Series Game 5 1956: Yankees pitcher Don Larsen throws a perfect game against the Brooklyn Dodgers. ‘Nuff said…
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Great Moments In World Series History

MLB World Series Game 6 2011: With the game tied 9-9 in the bottom of the 11th, the Cardinals’ David Freese led off the inning with a game-winning home run off the Rangers’ Ace closer Neftali Feliz. It was his second World Series-saving hit of the night.
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Great Moments In World Series History

MLB World Series Game 7 1997: In only their fifth season as an MLB franchise, the Florida Marlins became the first wild card team to win a World Series when Edgar Renteria blooped a bases loaded, walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th.
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Great Moments In World Series History

MLB World Series Game 7 2001: The game between the Yankees and the Diamondbacks was memorable for the walk-off, bases loaded blooper off the bat of Arizona slugger, Luis Gonzalez.
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Great Moments In World Series History

MLB World Series Game 1 1988: Despite walking to the plate in the bottom of the 9th with what looked like two broken legs, Dodger’s Kirk Gibson worked the count against A’s closer Dennis Eckersley to full. That’s when he sent the next pitch sailing over the right field wall, sealing up the game and, eventually, the series.
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MLB World Series Game 7 1960: With the score tied at 9-all, Bill Mazeroski of the Pirates blasted Yankees pitcher Ralph Terry’s first pitch over the left-field wall, giving the Pirates a 10-9 victory. It was the first World Series-winning homer in baseball history.
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