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National League 1 @ American League, 4, F — The last All-Star game of the 20th century gathered together baseball’s “All-Century” team, the greatest living players of all time. This spine-tingling spectacle was augmented by the appearance of the legend among legends, Ted Williams, on hand to throw out the first pitch. His magnetism led
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Boston Red Sox 5 at New York Mets 8, F — Both teams were facing their final game in one of the most dramatic postseasons ever: the Mets finally triumphant in an epic NLCS vs. the Houston Astros; the Red Sox fighting the “Curse of the Bambino” and the California Angels in the ALCS… and
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Atlanta Braves 0 at Minnesota Twins 1, F/10 — A classic World Series is capped by a classic Game 7 as the Twins and Braves need extra frames to determine a winner at the Metrodome. Jack Morris goes the distance with a seven-hit, ten-inning shutout masterpiece and a base-running blunder by Atlanta’s Lonnie Smith in
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New York Yankees 4 at Brooklyn Dodgers 2, F — Gene Woodling and Mickey Mantle homered, and Billy Martin made a game-saving grab of an infield popup gone awry, as the Yankees recovered from a three game to two deficit to win their fourth of five straight World Series, in seven games over the Brooklyn
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Boston Red Sox 4 at Colorado Rockies 3, F — A scintillating seven-game winning streak that began in Cleveland with the season on the brink of elimination ended with the Red Sox mobbing each other in the thin air of Coors Field of all places, culminating in a World Series championship that didn’t take even
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Oakland Athletics 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5, F — The Dodgers, already serious underdogs against the A’s and Bash Brothers Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire, are given even less of a chance with injured star Kirk Gibson on the shelf. Canseco’s second-inning grand slam gives Oakland a 4-3 lead until the bottom of the
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Florida Marlins 2 at New York Yankees 0 — Josh Beckett, on short rest, throws a complete-game shutout to clinch the Series and win the MVP. The shutout was the 19th in a World Series-deciding game. Beckett’s 47 strikeouts in the postseason tied Randy Johnson (2001) for the all-time record in a single postseason.
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Atlanta Braves 2 at New York Yankees 3, F — Having blown a two-games-to-none lead in the series, the Braves needed a win to stay alive. But the Yanks broke through early, scoring three runs in the third inning off ace Greg Maddux. After a Joe Girardi triple got things rolling, Bernie Williams provided a
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Toronto Blue Jays 0 at Texas Rangers 3, F — When baseball’s King of Ks, Nolan Ryan, struck out Roberto Alomar for his 16th strikeout of the game, it marked the completion of Ryan’s record seventh no-hit gem — three more than the man with the second most no-nos in history, Sandy Koufax. The 44
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New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 3, F — It was billed as a heavyweight bout: Roger Clemens vs. Pedro Martinez. Yankees vs. Red Sox. The game actually exceeded the hype, as New York prevailed, 4-3, at Fenway Park during an evening that included a benches-clearing incident. During the fracas, Martinez knocked down
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