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Sat, 1996-10-26

On October 26, 1996, the New York Yankees clinch their 23rd World Championship by defeating the Atlanta Braves, 3-2. The Bombers win the World Series, four games to two. Joe Girardi’s RBI triple keys a three-run rally against Greg Maddux. John Wetteland is named Series MVP after posting his fourth save. Full Series recap


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