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Wed, 1999-10-27

Roger Clemens pitches the New York Yankees to their second straight World Series sweep, shutting down the Atlanta Braves, 4 - 1 and ending his quest for the one and only prize that eluded him: a world championship. Clemens gave up 4 hits over 8 innings. Jim Leyritz hits a solo HR in the 8th inning to finish the New York scoring.

The Yankees win their record 25th championship - and third in four years. Game Four marks New York's 12th Series victory a row, matching a team mark. Mariano Rivera gets his second save and is named Series MVP. Atlanta joins the New York Giants (1910-1919) as the only teams to lose four World Series in a decade. Full Series Recap

 

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1999 World Series, Atlanta Braves, Jim Leyritz, Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees, Roger Clemens

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