Tag Archives: world series

  • 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 […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 21st) — Philadelphia Phillies

    This Day In Sports History (October 21st) — Philadelphia Phillies

    It was on this day in 1980 that the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 in Game 6 of the World Series.  The win gave Philadelphia their first World Series title in franchise history. The Phillies made it to the World Series by winning the National League East by one game over the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 17th) — The Earthquake Series

    This Day In Sports History (October 17th) — The Earthquake Series

    It was on this day in 1989 that Game 3 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A’s was cancelled following the Loma Prieta Earthquake.  The earthquake struck the city of San Francisco approximately 30 minutes before game-time, causing massive chaos to ensue at Candlestick Park and around the city. […]

  • 13 Top Storylines of the 2013 MLB Season

    13 Top Storylines of the 2013 MLB Season

    With the 2013 MLB season underway and heading into its first full weekend, we’ve all had a little time to get into a baseball mindset again. Thus, it’s the perfect time to have a look at what we can expect to see on Big League diamonds this year. What does that mean? Well, it doesn’t […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 26th) — New York Yankees

    This Day In Sports History (October 26th) — New York Yankees

    It was on this day in 2000 that the New York Mets and New York Yankees played Game 5 of the World Series.  This was the last installment of the “Subway Series” and the Yankees went on to win the game and claim their third consecutive World Series title and fourth in the last five […]