WORLD SERIES HISTORY-1914

By 1914, the Philadelphia Athletics had become a World Series regular and had dethroned two of Major Leagues baseball's first post-season dynasties by beating the mighty Chicago Cubs and New York Giants on more than one occasion. Most of their success had been built...

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WORLD SERIES HISTORY-1913

In a classic rematch, the New York Giants (who had just won their third consecutive pennant and were making their third consecutive World Series appearance) squared off against their post-season rival Philadelphia Athletics. Giants manager John McGraw was still trying...

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BASEBALL’S BEST EVER: HANK AARON

  “Henry Aaron in the second inning walked and scored. He’s sittin’ on 714. Here’s the pitch by Downing. Swinging. There’s a drive into left-center field! That ball is gonna be … outta here! It’s gone! It’s 715! There’s a new home run champion of all time, and...

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WORLD SERIES HISTORY-1908

WORLD SERIES HISTORY-1908 The fourth official World Series marked the third consecutive postseason championship appearance of the Chicago Cubs. After losing to their cross town rivals, the White Sox in 1906, the reigning National League champs made amends by sweeping...

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TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY-MARCH 26

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY-MARCH 26 1936       Two future Hall of Famers ink modest contracts with their respective teams. The Tigers sign Hank Greenberg for $20,000, and Red Ruffing comes to terms with the Yankees for $12,000. 1951       During a spring exhibition...

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