Category Archives: World Series

St. Louis Cardinals win World Series in four games 10 years ago this hour (Oct 27 2006)


Video: '2006 World Series, Game 5: Tigers @ Cardinals'

(Friday, October 27, 2006, at about 7:30-10:26 p.m. CDT) — The St. Louis Cardinals won the 2006 World Series tonight, beating the Detroit Tigers 4-2 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, in the fifth and deciding game.

It was the third of three World Series title for the White Sox (1906-2005).

New York Mets win World Series in seven games 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 27 1986)


Video: '1986 World Series, Game 7: Red Sox @ Mets'

(Monday, October 27, 1986, at about 8:15-11:26 p.m. EDT) — The New York Mets won the 1986 World Series tonight, beating the Boston Red Sox 8-5 at Shea Stadium in Queens, New York, in the seventh and deciding game.

It was the second (and last to date) World Series title for the Mets, a series best remembered for Game 6 when the Mets rallied for three runs with two outs in the 10th inning, defeating the Red Sox 6-5 and forcing a seventh game.

Buckner’s error completes stunning Red Sox collapse in game 6 of World Series 30 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 26 1986)


Video: '1986 World Series, Game 6: Red Sox @ Mets'

(Sunday, October 26, 1986, at about 12:32 a.m. EDT) — In Game 6 of the 1986 World Series, the New York Mets rallied early this morning for three runs with two outs in the 10th inning, defeating the Boston Red Sox 6-5 and forcing a seventh game on Boston first baseman Bill Buckner’s error on Mookie Wilson’s slow grounder.

Cincinnati Reds win World Series in four games 40 years ago tonight (Oct 21 1976)


Video: '1976 World Series, Game 4: Reds @ Yankees'

(Thursday, October 21, 1976, at about 11:06 p.m. EDT) — The Cincinnati Reds won the 1976 World Series tonight, beating the New York Yankees 7-2 at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York, in the fourth and deciding game.

It was the second consecutive (1975-1976) and fourth of five World Series titles for the Reds (1919-1990).

Don Larsen pitches only perfect game in World Series history 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 8 1956)


Video: 'WS1956 Gm5: Scully calls Larsen's perfect game'

(Monday, October 8, 1956, at about 3:06 p.m. EDT; during the 1956 World Series) — Don Larsen pitched the only perfect game in the history of the World Series as the New York Yankees beat the Brooklyn Dodgers 2-0 in Game 5 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. Continue reading Don Larsen pitches only perfect game in World Series history 60 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Oct 8 1956)