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  • 1990
    World Series: Recap
    Billy Hatcher had seven straight hits and Cincinnati executed a sweep of defending World Series champion Oakland.
    CN1 vs. OAK
    Post season recap for this year
    ALCS: OAK vs. BOS NLCS: CN1 vs. PTP
  • 1989
    World Series: Recap
    Oakland swept "The Battle of the Bay" in a World Series delayed 10 days by a major earthquake before Game Three.
    OAK vs. SFN
    Post season recap for this year
    ALCS: OAK vs. TOR NLCS: SFN vs. CHN
  • 1988
    World Series: Recap
    An injured Kirk Gibson's pinch-hit walk-off home run in Game One triggered the Dodgers' drive to the World Series title.
    LAN vs. OAK
    Post season recap for this year
    ALCS: OAK vs. BOS NLCS: LAN vs. NYN
  • 1987
    World Series: Recap
    The Twins won their first title since 1924 (Washington Senators) as the home team won every game for the first time.
    MIN vs. SLN
    Post season recap for this year
    ALCS: MIN vs. DET NLCS: SLN vs. SFN
  • 1986
    World Series: Recap
    The legend of "The Curse of the Bambino" gained steam as the Mets, down to their final out, staged a remarkable Game Six rally capped by an error by Bill Buckner to tie the Series, then won Game Seven. Boston's streak without a championship grew to 68 years.
    NYN vs. BOS
    Post season recap for this year
    ALCS: BOS vs. CAL NLCS: NYN vs. HOU
  • 1985
    World Series: Recap
    The Royals prevailed in the "Show-Me Series", so named because both teams are in Missouri. This Series was the first to be played entirely at night and the last not to use the DH in the American League park.
    KCA vs. SLN
    Post season recap for this year
    ALCS: KCA vs. TOR NLCS: SLN vs. LAN
  • 1984
    World Series: Recap
    After splitting the first two games, Detroit closed out the first World Series presided over by Commissioner Peter Ueberroth in five games.
    DET vs. SDN
    Post season recap for this year
    ALCS: DET vs. KCA NLCS: SDN vs. CHN
  • 1983
    World Series: Recap
    Philadelphia won Game One before the Orioles rattled off four wins in a row to claim the "I-95 Series", the last presided over by retiring Commissioner Bowie Kuhn.
    BAL vs. PHI
    Post season recap for this year
    ALCS: BAL vs. CHA NLCS: PHI vs. LAN
  • 1982
    World Series: Recap
    Two of the nation's pre-eminent beer-producing cities squared off and the Cardinals prevailed in Game Seven of one of the highest-scoring World Series on record. The teams combined for 72 runs and at least eight runs scored in every game.
    SLN vs. MLA
    Post season recap for this year
    ALCS: MLA vs. CAL NLCS: SLN vs. ATL
  • 1981
    World Series: Recap
    The Dodgers and Yankees met for the 11th time and, after losing the first two games on the road, the Dodgers prevailed in six games for their first World Series championship since 1965.
    LAN vs. NYA
    Post season recap for this year
    ALCS: NYA vs. OAK NLCS: LAN vs. MON
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