October 18, 1889: Genesis of a rivalry: Brooklyn vs. New York

In 1889, for the first time, both the National League and the…

October 7, 1917: Red Faber’s pitching, not baserunning, lead to White Sox victory in Game 2

Before his first career World Series start, Red Faber was mostly…

October 13, 1917: White Sox’s big push brings bedlam in Game 5 comeback

Game Five of the 1917 World Series was back in Chicago and the…

October 5, 1960: Bill Virdon saves the day as Pirates get jump on Yankees in Game 1

Like muddy urchins tromping through Buckingham Palace and into…

October 8, 1966: Wally Bunker shuts out Dodgers in Game Three of World Series

It was anybody’s game heading into the bottom of the fifth…
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October 3, 1995: Chipper Jones homers twice in postseason debut for Braves

The first National League Division Series in major-league history…
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October 16, 2004: Yankees obliterate Red Sox, 19-8, to take commanding lead in ALCS

A season of great promise suddenly looked impossible. The Red…
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October 18, 2004: David Ortiz’s walk-off single in 14th lifts Red Sox in Game 5

The Red Sox had one win in the books, with their extra-inning…
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October 19, 2004: Curt Schilling keeps Red Sox alive in ‘Bloody Sock Game’

Momentum seemed to be on the side of the Red Sox. They had been…

October 23, 2004: Red Sox continue momentum with Game 1 win in World Series

The Boston Red Sox certainly had momentum on their side as they…
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October 28, 2007: Red Sox complete sweep of Rockies to win World Series

By the seventh-inning stretch, a feeling of doom pervaded Denver.…
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October 17, 2015: Communication breakdown sparks Royals’ late rally in Game 2

Once the Royals won the first game of the 2015 ALCS, the game…
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October 23, 2015: Lorenzo Cain races home, sends Royals to World Series

On a tense autumn evening at Kauffman Stadium, the Kansas City…

October 16, 2020: Will Smith homers off Will Smith, sparking Dodgers’ turnaround in Game 5

Over the first four games of the 2020 National League Championship…
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October 24, 2020: Brett Phillips’s walk-off hit lifts Rays over Dodgers in Game 4

Momentum in the 2020 World Series had swung back and forth through…