When did the New York Yankees win their first World Series Championship?
Trivia Question Answer
The New York Yankees won their first World Series Championship in 1923 defeating the New York Giants 4 games to 2.
The first World Series Game ever played was played on Thursday, October 1, 1903, at Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds in Boston, Massachusetts between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Boston Americans (now the Red Sox). What was the final score of that first World Series game?
Pittsburgh won the first World Series game 7 to 3 over the Boston Americans in nine innings. Boston would go on to win that first World Series 5 games to 3.
When was the first World Series MVP named and who was named MVP?
The World Series MVP was first awarded in 1955. The winner of that first World Series MVP was Brooklyn Dodgers starting pitcher Johnny Podres. Podres notched two complete game wins in the 1955 World Series, one of which was a shutout. He gave up only two earned runs in 18 innings pitched and had 10 strikeouts. The Dodgers defeated the New York Yankees in that 1955 World Series 4 games to 3.
Who hit the first World Series home run?
In the seventh inning of World Series Game 1 Jimmy Sebring of the Pittsburgh Pirates hit a solo home run to extend the Pirates lead to 7-0 over the Boston Americans (now the Red Sox). This was the first home run in World Series history. The pirates won that game 7-3 but went on to lose that first World Series 5 games to 3.
Who did the Chicago Cubs play in the 1908 World Series?
The Chicago Cubs played the Detroit Tigers in the 1908 World Series. The Series was a rematch of the 1907 World Series which was won by Chicago four games to none. The Cubs also won the 1908 World Series besting the Tigers four games to one.
Who did the Cleveland Indians play in the 1948 World Series?
The Cleveland Indians played the Boston Braves in the 1948 World Series. The Indians reached the Series by defeating the Boston Red Sox in a one-game playoff. Cleveland won the 1948 World Series four games to two.
Who was the first pitcher to pitch a perfect game in a World Series?
Don Larsen of the New York Yankees pitched the first and only World Series perfect game in the fifth game of the 1956 World Series. He threw only 97 pitches striking out 7. The Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in that game 2-0. The Yankees also took the Series 4 games to 3.
What Major League Baseball player has the most innings pitched in a single World Series game?
When did the San Francisco Giants win their first World Series Championship?