Category Archives: World Series

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)

Fisk homer beats Reds 7-6 in 12th, forcing 7th World Series game 50 years ago this hour (Oct 22 1975)


Video: '1975 World Series, Game 6: Reds @ Red Sox'

(Wednesday, October 22, 1975, 12:33 a.m. EDT) — Boston Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk hit a ball that struck the left field foul pole in Boston’s Fenway Park for a home run tonight, giving the Red Sox a dramatic 7-6 victory in 12 innings over the Cincinnati Reds in Game 6 of the World Series.

Pittsburgh Pirates win World Series in seven games 90 years ago this afternoon (Oct 15 1925)


Video: '1925 World Series Pittsburgh Pirates vs Washington Senators (Minnesota Twins)'

(Thursday, October 15, 1925, afternoon EST) — The Pittsburgh Pirates won the 1925 World Series today, beating the Washington Senators 9-7 at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the seventh and deciding game.

It was the second of five World Series titles for the Pirates (1909-1979).