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  • David Ortiz brings Ring Number 3 home

    10/31/2013 7:22:00 AM PDT · by big'ol_freeper · 21 replies ^ | 31 Oct 13 | Michael Silverman
    He’s got three rings now, but it’s No. 3 that David Ortiz can wear with the most pride.Pride for this city he plays in, and pride in the way he plays for this city.David Ortiz won the 2013 World Series Most Valuable Player award in a decision that could only be described as a complete lock midway through the series. It was as much of a lock as this entire Red Sox season came out of the blue in so many ways, both tragic and ecstatic.Ortiz dominated Cardinals pitching in the first five games to the point that, by Game 6...
  • Red Sox Live Blog: Sox Win World Series

    10/31/2013 3:25:32 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 36 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | October 31, 2013 | Michael Hurley
    Final, 6-1 Red Sox: Its all over. The Boston Red Sox are world champions. David Ortiz had a World Series like few others, hitting .688 and driving in six, and was named the MVP of the series.
  • Lackey, Victorino lead Red Sox to World Series title

    10/30/2013 8:41:17 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 83 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/30.2103 | Fox News
  • BPD: Nobama ... presidential visit a no-go for Game 6 -

    10/29/2013 6:53:05 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 14 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 10/29/13 | Joe Dwinell, Ariel Rodriguez
    A potential Obama visit to World Series Game 6 at Fenway Park is off again, after sources told the Herald that Boston police were planning for the possibility. Boston police said President Obama is not expected to go to Fenway. The discussions that would have had to have taken place prior to that happening have not occurred. There is no indication he is going to the game, said Superintendent in Chief Daniel Linskey. City officials today announced preliminary security plans for the home game at a press conference today. They are asking fans with tickets to take the T if...
  • Where's Craig Kimbrel? Not in the game (Oct. Baseball Live Thread)

    10/08/2013 10:04:36 AM PDT · by campaignPete R-CT · 1,446 replies
    ESPN ^ | October 8, 2013 | David Schoenfield
    Craig Kimbrel is supposedly the heir to Mariano Rivera. In his postseason career as closer, Rivera recorded 27 appearances of 2+ innings. Uribe bunted two balls foul, ... and then tomahawked a high fastball from David Carpenter into left-field stands for a shocking two-run homer .... Note that I wrote "David Carpenter" and not "Craig Kimbrel." The Braves had to win this game. Lose, and they go home. Somehow they lost -- in the late innings, no less -- without using the most dominant relief pitcher in the game. The sad thing is, Gonzalez apparently didn't even think of using...
  • Fan Buys World Series Ticket on StubHub for $3

    10/22/2013 3:40:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    WSBtv ^ | Charles McKeague
    A baseball fan got the steal of a lifetime. Someone selling a ticket to game 1 of the World Series at Fenway Park accidentally sold a ticket on StubHub for $3 dollars. Not $300, not $3,000 but 3 bucks! The receipt of the sale was posted on Deadspin. With the service fee the lucky fan named Eric was able to wrap up the whole sale for $6 dollars. Heres a map of where the ticket is and its not even in the upper deck! The lucky fan might even be able to snag a foul ball from the seat. The...
  • (Vanity)Congrats Red Sox! Good Luck!

    10/19/2013 9:02:24 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 40 replies
    10/19/2013 | wheresmyusa
    Congrats to Boston!! See you in the World Series! (Go Cards) ;)
  • (Vanity)Go Cardinals! =D

    10/18/2013 8:49:12 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 44 replies
    10/18/2013 | wheresmyusa
    Congrats to the RedBirds, and a shout out to Cardinal Nation!
  • Nightengale: Gibson's magical HR resonates 25 years later

    10/16/2013 1:35:48 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 10 replies
    USA Today | October 15, 2013 | Bob Nightengale
    Link only per agreement with Gannett
  • [Vanity] NBA Finals Game 7 - Spurs vs. Heat

    06/20/2013 3:58:55 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 83 replies
    self | 2013-06-20 | Me, myself and I
    Game Seven. In the realm of sport ($1 to RINO Romney), those are two stirring words. And in just a few hours, the San Antonio Spurs have a shot at redemption after frittering away what should have been a slam dunk for a fifth NBA title and a deserved crowning of a dynasty. Game six is still fresh in my mind. Not only Tuesday's collapse when the Spurs were up by 5 with 20 seconds left. Yet another game six is still painful for this Texan. That of course was the 107th World Series when the Rangers were two...
  • Giants top Tigers in 10th for World Series sweep

    10/28/2012 9:03:03 PM PDT · by barmag25 · 45 replies
    espn ^ | 10/28/12 | espn
    DETROIT -- Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a four-game sweep and win their second World Series title in three years. Ryan Theriot, who went hitless for St. Louis in Game 7 of last year's Series, singled softly into right field off Phil Coke opening the 10th. Brandon Crawford sacrificed, nearly bunting the ball past Coke. Angel Pagan struck out and Scutaro singled into short center field as Theriot slid home ahead of Austin Jackson's throw.
  • Park your car for $130 at the World Series! (Photo)

    10/26/2012 7:07:48 PM PDT · by DFG · 11 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/25/12 | David Brown
    Not that anyone in California would be allowed by law to pollute the environment with such a behemoth of a vehicle, but one garage near AT&T Park in San Francisco was charging "Full Size" SUVs and trucks $130 to park for Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday night. Hummers get no breaks, you know? But, if you drive a "compact SUV" or a "Minivan," it'll cost you only a cool hundred. It's 90 bucks for a car the size of a Prius or a '69 Dodge Dart. No word on what it'd cost to stunt park your Bullitt...
  • Obama Says He Kinda Hopes the Tigers Win the World Series (SF Mad at Backstabbing)

    10/26/2012 2:59:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | Thu., Oct. 25 2012 | Erin Sherbert
    Political suicide? President Obama appeared on the Tonight Show last night where he admitted that he's leaning toward rooting for the Detroit Tigers in the World Series. And what a real slap in the face this is to San Francisco, which has practically bankrolled his 2012 presidential campaign. His words exactly: "I will say, I've spent a lot of time in Detroit lately, and I didn't want to let Detroit go bankrupt. So in this particular World Series, I might be a little partial," Obama said in comments taped before the Tigers lost the opening game of the series to...
  • MLB 2012 World Series

    10/24/2012 3:52:36 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 105 replies
    October 24th 2012 | Cripplecreek
    Wednesday, October 24 @San Francisco 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio Thursday, October 25 @San Francisco 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio Saturday, October 27 @Detroit 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio Sunday, October 28 @Detroit 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio Monday, October 29 @Detroit 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio Wednesday, October 31 @San Francisco 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio Thursday, November 1 @San Francisco 8:00 PM FOX ESPN Radio
  • The Giants Win the Pennant!

    10/22/2012 9:43:17 PM PDT · by stillonaroll · 79 replies
    The Giants Win the Pennant! The Giants Win the Pennant! The Giants Win the Pennant! The Giants Win the Pennant!
  • Yankees' Derek Jeter fractures ankle, out for the year

    10/14/2012 6:13:39 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 85 replies
    The New York Yankees' World Series hopes may have just taken a hit, as shortstop Derek Jeter fractured his left ankle in game one of the American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Jeter suffered the injury while fielding a ground ball in the top of the 12th inning, with New York trailing 5-4. He immediately went down in pain, staying face down momentarily.
  • St. Louis Cardinals Besmirch MLB

    10/28/2011 10:33:34 PM PDT · by BigJohn44 · 142 replies
    October 28, 2011--The St. Louis Cardinals have won the world series in an improbable, luck-filled and quirky convergence of events. For example, the number of dribblers Lance Berkman hit that rolled like bocci balls through the infield was exceeded only by the dribbles in Tony LaRussa's depends. Okay, let's allow these Cardinal fan cretins a little superficial happiness for once. It has probably been years since some of these fat losers have even cracked a smile. But the real story of the 2011 world series is that the all time villan of MLB, Tony LaRussa,a piece of human garbage and...
  • Down to call, Game 6 echoes blast from past

    10/28/2011 2:06:30 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 27 replies · 1+ views
    MLB ^ | 10-28-11 | Rhett Bollinger
    With FOX broadcaster Joe Buck echoing his father's well-known call by saying, "We will see you tomorrow night," after the Cardinals' epic 10-9 win over the Rangers in Game 6 of the World Series on Thursday, it conjured memories of the Twins' win in similar fashion over the Braves in Game 6 of the 1991 World Series. It was legendary broadcaster Jack Buck who famously said, "And we'll see you tomorrow night," after Twins center fielder Kirby Puckett launched a solo homer to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning at the Metrodome to send the Series to a...
  • MLB World Series Game 7 - Texas Rangers At St Louis Cardinals - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/28/2011 2:03:22 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 511 replies · 2+ views
    Seires is tied up 3-3, this is it! Matt Harrison (LH) v C Carpenter (RH)
  • Game 6 is BASEBALL!

    10/27/2011 9:00:23 PM PDT · by the invisib1e hand · 141 replies · 2+ views
    KC ties it again in the bottom of the 9th!
  • MLB World Series Game 6 - Texas Rangers At St Louis Cardinals - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/27/2011 1:37:16 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 447 replies
    Rangers up 3-2 Colby Lewis (RH) V Jaime Garcia (LH)
  • Tony La Russa's daughter removes offensive tweet about Ron Washington

    10/25/2011 11:54:43 AM PDT · by txroadkill · 27 replies ^ | 10/25/2011 | STAFF
    Devon La Russa, the daughter of St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa, apologized and removed an offensive tweet she sent Sunday night regarding Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington, Yahoo! Sports reports. The tweet that created the backlash: "I saw a crack head doing 'The Wash' today. Coincidence? I think not..."
  • La Russa asks bullpen Can you hear me now? (maybe he should learn to text?)

    10/25/2011 6:41:21 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 22 replies
    missourinet dot com ^ | oct 25, 2011
    La Russa asks bullpen Can you hear me now? October 25, 2011 By Bill Pollock Remember playing the game Telephone as a kid? You sat in your classroom and the first kid was given a statement by the teacher they had to memorize then repeat back to the next classmate and so on and so on down the line? Sally took a batch of cookies over to their new neighbors who just moved in where the Robinsons lived before the husband Mike moved to Seattle to take a job as a pilot. That statement was whispered through the classroom until...
  • MLB World Series Game 5 - St Louis Cardinals AT Texas Rangers - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/24/2011 3:03:21 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 26 replies · 1+ views
    Series tied 2-2 Chris Carpenter (RH) V CJ Wilson (LH)
  • MLB World Series Game 4 - St Louis Cardinals AT Texas Rangers - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/23/2011 2:11:34 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 58 replies
    St Louis leads the series 2-1. Edwin Jackson (RH) v Derek Holland (LH)
  • Albert Pujols just ties World Series record with 3 home runs in a game!

    10/22/2011 9:13:52 PM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 71 replies
    MLB ^ | 22 October 2011 | Albert Pujols
    Pujols joins Reggie Jackson and Babe Ruth as the only player to ever hit 3 home runs in a single World Series game.
  • MLB World Series Game 3 - St Louis Cardinals AT Texas Rangers - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/22/2011 3:09:31 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 61 replies
    Series tied at 1-1 Kyle Lohse (RH) V Matt Harrison (LH)
  • MLB World Series Game 2 - Texas Rangers At St Louis Cardinals - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/20/2011 3:41:17 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 44 replies
    C Lewis V J Garcia
  • MLB World Series Game 1 - Texas Rangers At St Louis Cardinals - 8:05 PM EDT Fox TV

    10/19/2011 4:11:39 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 58 replies
    Chris Wilson (LH) V Chris Carpenter (RH)
  • Unforgettable, Though Many Try: The 1986 Mets

    10/19/2011 10:53:07 AM PDT · by BluesDuke · 17 replies
    Throneberry Fields Forever ^ | October 18, 2011 | Yours Truly
    Their 25th anniversary seems to be more sober than an awful lot of the team was. But Allen Barra is right. Twenty-five years ago tonight launched the 1986 World Series, which the New York Mets would win in rather dramatic fashion. There was and remains nothing wrong with that. The 1986 Mets may have steamrolled the National League on the regular season, but there was nothing like a pair of hair-raising postseason sets to remind people that even teams as good as those Mets have to work, good and hard, for their prizes. Yet it seems as though even Met...
  • Michelle Obama heads to World Series

    10/17/2011 2:47:22 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 51 replies
    Politico ^ | 10-17-11 | Karla Tanabe
    When the St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers kick off the World Series on Oct. 19 at Busch Stadium, Michelle Obama and Jill Biden will be there. The pair, who also attended Game One of the World Series between the Yankees and the Phillies in 2009, will help salute veterans and their families as part of their Joining Forces initiative and Major League Baseballs Welcome Back Veterans program, the White House announced. A military families appreciation event hosted by the first and second ladies, MLB reps, the Cardinals and Hall of Famer and Army vet Red Schoendienst will be...
  • Hold Those Tigers

    10/16/2011 1:04:43 PM PDT · by BluesDuke · 4 replies
    Throneberry Fields Forever ^ | 16 October 2011 | Yours Truly
    Jim Leyland was emphatic enough. Seeing Justin Verlander on the mound again this postseason was going to be the best thing, he said, because it would come in the World Series. As for the rest of the American League Championship Series, Verlander wouldnt even be a topic. Not in the Detroit Tigers managers mind, anyway. And it proved a moot point after the game, gutsy, but gimpy Tigers took one of the worst elimination beatings in postseason history in Arlington Saturday night. If the Tigers or their minions werent going to see Verlander the rest of the postseason, its probably...
  • 2011 ALCS / NLCS playoff thread

    10/08/2011 1:35:57 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 398 replies
    Free Republic ^ | October 8th 2011 | cripplecreek
    Tigers and Rangers Cardinals and Brewers
  • Yanks Win Series as Bonham Beats Dodgers, 3 to 1 (10/7/41)

    10/07/2011 7:51:45 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 4 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 10/7/41 | John Drebinger, James P. Dawson, Roscoe McGowen, John Kieran
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  • Owen Shoulders Entire Blame for Blunder Which Opened Gates to Yanks (Plus NFL Action-10/6/41)

    10/06/2011 4:45:10 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 3 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 10/6/41 | John Drebinger, Roscoe McGowen, James P. Dawson, Meyer Berger, John Kieran, Arthur Daley, more
    1 & 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
  • Yankees Down Dodgers, 2-1, and Take Lead in Series (Plus College Football Results-10/5/41)

    10/05/2011 5:04:48 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 4 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 10/5/41 | John Drebinger, Roscoe McGowen, John Kieran
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  • Dodgers Beat Yanks, 3-2, Tying Series at Game Each (10/3/41)

    10/03/2011 5:25:33 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 1 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 10/3/41 | John Drebinger, Roscoe McGowen, James P. Dawson, John Kieran
    1 2 3 4 5 6
  • Yanks Down Dodgers, 3-2, in Opener of World Series (10/2/41)

    10/02/2011 5:23:02 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 2 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 10/2/41 | John Drebinger, James P. Dawson, Roscoe McGowen, John Kieran
    1 2 3 4 5 6
  • MLB Playoffs Live thread

    09/30/2011 3:35:57 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 513 replies
    Free Republic ^ | september 30th 2011 | cripplecreek
    MLB playoff games Live thread. Texas, Tampa game currently on TBS, Tigers, Yankees starting are 8:30 tonight. National League games are tomorrow.
  • Joe Buck would happily step aside for Vin Scully in World Series

    07/11/2011 12:37:12 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 36 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | July 8, 2011 | 'Duk
    A few weeks back, we gave the initial nudge to the online petition requesting that legendary announcer Vin Scully replace Joe Buck in the broadcast booth during this fall's World Series... How far has this petition gone? Far enough to reach the attention of Buck himself. Not only does the FOX Sports broadcaster like the idea, he'd be willing to step aside from his first World Series since 1996 if the 83-year-old Scully wants one last victory lap...
  • A Bunt, and a Bomb, and There Are Giants Stalking the Earth

    11/02/2010 2:08:01 PM PDT · by BluesDuke · 25 replies
    The Catbird in the Nosebleed Seats ^ | November 2, 2010 | Yours Truly
    Oh, what a feeling it must be to be Aubrey Huff and Edgar Renteria. Not that it feels any less marvelous to be just among the San Francisco Giants---as in, the World Series-winning, drought-breaking, first-time-living-on-the-Bay-Series-winning San Francisco Giants. But a key retread from among the castoffs and misfits their own manager calls the Dirty (Couple of) Dozen and a broken down infielder on the possible threshold of retirement, but with the World Series' Most Valuable Player award in his hands, have a lifetime of bragging rights about which to brag to their grandchildren in due course. All Huff did was...
  • Wrong number? Obama doesn't call champion Giants

    Amid beer and champagne flowing in the clubhouse of the San Francisco Giants late Monday, one thing was missing. The President. Not the President of the ball club. The President of the United States.
  • Wrong Number - Obama Doesn't Call

    11/02/2010 8:13:40 AM PDT · by rhc2000 · 42 replies
    Amid beer and champagne flowing in the clubhouse of the San Francisco Giants late Monday, one thing was missing. The president. Not the president of the ball club. The President of the United States. Giants players and personnel thought they'd hear from President Barack Obama by telephone after San Francisco beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 in Game 5 to capture its first World Series title since 1954. But Giants spokeswoman Staci Slaughter tells KNTV they have yet to take that call. Slaughter says team personnel gave the White House the private line into manager Bruce Bochy's office, as well as...
  • Giants win the Series! Giants win the Series!

    11/01/2010 8:00:31 PM PDT · by rivercat · 282 replies · 1+ views ^ | 11/01/2010 | Chris Haft
    Go ahead, say it. It's no longer mere fantasy or sheer folly to do so. A rare mix of veteran rejects and budding stars completed an unlikely ascent to the Major League summit Monday night, allowing all to repeat a five-word phrase never before heard: World Series champion San Francisco Giants. The Giants made franchise history with a 3-1 triumph over the Rangers in Game 5 of the World Series, ignoring their underdog status to capture the 106th Fall Classic, four games to one. An unlikely hero combined with a likely one to elevate San Francisco to new heights.
  • Giants beat Rangers - Win World Series

    11/01/2010 7:58:21 PM PDT · by frogjerk · 23 replies
    San Francisco's wait is over. After 56 years, the Giants are world champions, winning Game 5 via Edgar Renteria's HR
  • Bush vs Obama

    10/31/2010 10:14:38 PM PDT · by chatter4 · 33 replies
    Youtube ^ | Nov. 1, 2010 | Chatter4
    Great video. Bush vs Obama in Baseball and Golf.
  • Giants beat Rangers for 3-1 World Series lead

    10/31/2010 8:54:11 PM PDT · by Schatze · 50 replies
    Edmonton Journal ^ | October 31, 2010 | Reuters
    ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct 31 (Reuters) - The San Francisco Giants beat the Texas Rangers 4-0 on Sunday to move within one victory of their first World Series title in 56 years. A superb performance by 21-year-old rookie left-hander Madison Bumgarner helped San Francisco claim a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven Fall Classic. Home runs by Aubrey Huff and Buster Posey provided the firepower for the Giants, now one win away from clinching their first Major League Baseball championship since 1954 when they played in New York. Game Five of the Series will be played on Monday, with San Francisco sending...
  • Former President Bush Throws Out First Pitch At World Series (video)

    10/31/2010 5:45:11 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 121 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | October 31, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    Former President George W. Bush, accompanied by his father Former President George H. W. Bush, throws out the first pitch of game 4 of the World Series in Texas.
  • Swing Along With Mitch

    10/31/2010 3:25:39 PM PDT · by BluesDuke
    The Catbird in the Nosebleed Seats ^ | October 31, 2010 | Yours, Truly
    Somehow you just knew things were going to be a little different in Game Three when a rookie who hails from the mutual hometown of a legendarily raunchy blues woman and an angel of death puts the Texas Rangers back on the scoreboard while a suddenly-savvy fellow who thought his career would end in Japan does what everyone assumed Cliff Lee was supposed to do right out of the World Series chute. Mitch Moreland won't be anthologised on any future collections of some of the raciest blues ever shaven dry---which, by the way, was sort of the title of one...
  • Rangers give Giants the ol' Texas 1-2

    10/30/2010 9:20:59 PM PDT · by Immerito · 17 replies
    ESPN ^ | 10/30/2010 | Jim Reeves
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The last images to splash across The Ballpark's video board above the Home Run Porch before the Texas Rangers took the field Saturday night for the first World Series game ever played in North Texas may rank as the most memorable moment in Texas sports history. Also, probably not coincidentally, the most inspirational. Mitch Moreland AP Photo/Matt SlocumPerhaps taking a cue from owner Nolan Ryan, Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland delivered an early blow that wobbled the Giants. On the video board it is once again Aug. 4, 1993, and 46-year-old Nolan Ryan -- who moments earlier...