World Series

The New York Mets apologize for a gaffe in including the names and photos of Jim Gosger and Jessie Hudson, two members of the 1969 Mets who were memorialized in a Saturday ceremony honoring the World Series-winning team
Kathy Willens/AP Photo
July 01, 2019 - 12:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest embarrassment for the New York Mets, the team has publicly apologized to two living members of its 1969 World Series championship team who were included in a video montage of dead players during the 50th anniversary celebration. With a message that filled up one Citi...
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Bryce Harper
Chris O'Meara/AP, file
March 19, 2019 - 4:28 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper came to Philadelphia to do the one thing he didn't accomplish in Washington: Win in October. The Phillies gave him one of the biggest contracts in baseball history to deliver. "I want to be on Broad Street and hold a (World Series) trophy over my head," Harper...
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In this Nov. 9, 2005, file photo, President Bush awards baseball legend Frank Robinson the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
Lawrence Jackson/AP Photo, File
February 08, 2019 - 7:54 am
By David Ginsburg and Ben Walker, AP Sports Writers Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame. His legacy, however, was cemented that day in 1975 when he simply stood in the dugout at old Cleveland Stadium — the first black manager in Major...
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© Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
October 28, 2018 - 11:38 pm
By Jill Martin (CNN) -- Total domination is complete. The Boston Red Sox, Major League Baseball's best team from start to finish in 2018, are World Series champions. With the use of the long ball, the Red Sox defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 on Sunday at Dodger Stadium, winning the 114th...
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Word Series
Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports
October 27, 2018 - 8:55 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brian Dozier swung bananas from a rope over the dugout railing. How appropriate. The longest game in World Series was bananas. Twenty-three players on each team, including nine pitchers. Eighteen innings — four more than any of the previous 662 World Series games. Seven hours, 70...
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In this Oct. 10, 1979, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Bruce Kison delivers to a Baltimore Orioles batter during Game 1 of the baseball World Series, in Baltimore, Md.
AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine, File
June 04, 2018 - 6:27 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Bruce Kison, a pitcher who helped the Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series in 1971 and 1979 and spent three decades in player development and scouting roles, has died of cancer. He was 68. His wife, Anna Marie, said Kison died Saturday at the Tidewell Hospice in Bradenton,...
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