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October 4 - This Day in Baseball Video Series

October 4 - This Day in Baseball Video Series

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Oct 4 - This Day in Baseball Video Series

October 4 - This Day in Baseball Video Series

Dodgers win the 1955 World Series, First World Series broadcast, Ford tosses his third straight World Series shutout, St. Louis defeats the “Impossible Dream” Red Sox, and the Cubs finish their season with a .763 winning percentage

 

October 4, 1955 - The Brooklyn Dodgers win the World Series

The Brooklyn Dodgers win the World Series with MVP Johnny Podres beating the New York Yankees, 2 - 0 in Game Seven. This would be the fifth time the two teams met in the series over a nine year period and the first World Series televised in color. In 1957, the Dodgers would relocate to Los Angeles making this the Brooklyn team’s only World Series victory.

October 4, 1922 -First broadcasted World Series Game

For the first time, the entire World Series will be broadcast over the radio. Writer Grantland Rice does the announcing of the New York Giants-New York Yankees Series for station WJZ in Newark, NJ, whose signal is relayed to WGY in Schenectady, NY.

October 4, 1961 - Whitey Ford tosses his third straight World Series shutout.

Whitey Ford tosses his third straight World Series shutout. Home runs by Elston Howard and Bill Skowron, give the Yankees a 2 - 0 win in Game One of the 1961 World Series against Cincinnati at Yankee Stadium.

October 4, 1967 -St. Louis beats Bostons Impossible Dream Team

At Fenway Park, St. Louis Cardinals left fielder Lou Brock collects four hits, two stolen bases, and two runs as St. Louis defeats the “Impossible Dream” Boston Red Sox, 2 - 1, in Game One of the World Series. Bob Gibson has 10 strikeouts and outduels Jose Santiago, whose home run is Boston's only score.

October 4, 1906 - Chicato Cubs sets record with 116th game of 152 played

The Chicago Cubs win their 116th game of 152 played for a .763 winning percentage that has not since been matched.

By The Baseball Page
Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011

 

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1922 World Series, 1955 World Series, Bill Skowron, Bob Gibson, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Elston Howard, Grantland Rice, Impossible Dream Team, Johnny Podres, Jose Santiago, Lou Brock, New York Giants, New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals

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  • shuurei said: It's nice to remember all those exciting games in the history of football. - Kris Krohn 12:01AM 02/11/14
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