Daily Archives: October 21, 2013

Oakland A’s win World Series 40 years ago today (1973)

Video: '1973 World Series' (game 3 on Tuesday, October 16, 1973 at Shea Stadium in Queens, New York; 4 videos)

(Sunday, October 21, 1973) — The defending world champs Oakland A’s won the 1973 World Series today, beating the New York Mets 5-2 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, in the seventh and deciding game. It was the seventh of nine and World Series titles for the Athletics (1910-1989).