Tag Archives: world series

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/30/2013 — Shane Victorino

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/30/2013 — Shane Victorino

    Not since 1918 have the Boston Red Sox won a World Series championship at home.  That long streak of futility ended last night, when the Sox clinched their third World Series title in the last ten years by taking down the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 6.  And while this victory may have been a […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/28/2013 — Jon Lester

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/28/2013 — Jon Lester

    Should the Boston Red Sox win the World Series, David Ortiz would have to be the obvious choice for World Series MVP.  As for Game 5′s winning pitcher, Jon Lester, you’d have to figure he would be a close second following last night’s performance. Lester was on the mound when the Sox earned their first […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 28th) – Atlanta Braves

    This Day In Sports History (October 28th) – Atlanta Braves

    It was on this day in 1995 that the Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians played Game Six of the World Series.  The Braves won the game 1-0 to capture their third World Series title and first since 1957. This was a very close series, as five out of the six games were decided by one […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 25th) — Florida Marlins

    This Day In Sports History (October 25th) — Florida Marlins

    It was on this day in 2003 that the Florida Marlins and New York Yankees played Game Six of the World Series.  The Marlins went on to win the game 2-0 to capture the franchise’s second World Series title. This marked the 100th anniversary of the first World Series ever played, although it was the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 24th) — Toronto Blue Jays

    This Day In Sports History (October 24th) — Toronto Blue Jays

    It was on this day in 1992 that the Toronto Blue Jays won their first World Series championship.  It marked the first time in MLB history that the World Series trophy was won by a team outside the U.S.A. The Jays finished their 16th season going 96-66 during the regular season.  That was good enough […]

  • Game One of the World Series Summed Up in Two GIFs (GIFs)

    Game One of the World Series Summed Up in Two GIFs (GIFs)

    Coming into the 2013 World Series, all the experts were predicting a close, exciting battle between two balanced teams who were obviously the best in baseball. St. Louis has the edge in pitching. Boston has the edge in hitting. It was gonna go six or seven games, and they were going to be taught thrillers. […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/23/2013 — Jon Lester

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/23/2013 — Jon Lester

    The 2013 World Series kicked off last night in Boston, as the Red Sox hosted the St. Louis Cardinals for Game One of the Fall Classic.  This contest featured two of baseball’s best starting pitchers in Adam Wainwright and Jon Lester, but only one would look like one of the game’s best. That one was […]

  • 10 Best World Series Rivalries

    10 Best World Series Rivalries

    The 2013 World Series gets underway tomorrow, and it won’t just be any old matchup. This year’s Fall Classic will feature two of Major League Baseball’s most iconic and historic franchises: the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals. Now, any baseball fan over the age of 18 certainly remembers the last time these two teams […]