October 17, 1910, at Shibe Park: Philadelphia Athletics Hall of Fame pitcher Chief Bender warms up prior to starting Game 1 of the World Series against the Chicago Cubs. Bender would dominate, winning 4-1, allowing only an unearned run in the 9th inning with a final line of 9 IP, 3 hits, 8 strike outs.
KEN BOYER - 25.5% - Close calls: 20 MLB greats who came closest to Cooperstown but never made it - January 23, 2018. An 11-time All-Star, five-time Gold Glove winner and 1964 NL MVP, Boyer was the best third baseman in the National League after Eddie Mathews and before Mike Schmidt. As captain of the St. Louis Cardinals, he led the team to its first World Series win in 18 years in ’64, when they triumphed over the Yankees. MORE...
Tearful Torre Date: Oct. 2000 Photographer: Corey Sipkin The Yankees defeat the Mets at Shea Stadium to clinch their third straight World Series title.
Yankee Stadium 10/10/23 - In first postseason game ever played at Yankee Stadium, Casey Stengel slides in safely as his 9th inning inside-the-park HR helps Giants win Game 1 of 1923 World Series 5-4 . But Yankees would rebound winning their first title by taking series in 6 games