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World Series Drama

World Series Drama

World Series Drama

October 13, provided several memorable moments in world series history -

Bill Mazeroski of the Pittsburgh Pirates hits one of
the most dramatic home runs in World Series history. Maz’ leadoff home

run in the bottom of the ninth against Ralph Terry of the New York
Yankees gives Pittsburgh a stunning 10-9 win in Game Seven. Follow the
links below to read the stories of this series, team season recaps and
Maz and Terry.

Further reading:

Story of the 1960 World Series

Story of 1960 New York Yankees

Story of 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates

Bill Terry Page, Hall of Famer Bill Mazerowski Page

1971, the Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburgh Pirates play the first night
game in World Series history. Roberto Clemente bangs out three hits and
rookie catcher Milt May delivers a game-winning pinch-hit in
Pittsburgh’s 4-3 comeback victory.

1914, the Boston Braves complete a remarkable sweep of the Philadelphia
A’s to win the World Series. Dick Rudolph pitches a complete game
victory for the Braves, who were 15 games out of first place in early
July.

1903, the Boston Pilgrims win the first modern day World Series. In the
decisive eighth game, the Pilgrims blank the Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-0, on
the strength of Bill Dinneen’s complete game pitching. Deacon Phillippe
of the Pirates hurls his fifth complete game of the Series, but takes
the loss

By This Day in Baseball
Thursday, 13 Oct 2011

 

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