The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB) and concludes the MLB postseason. Jim Leyritz added another Yankees run with a shot in the eighth, adding to his legacy as a great postseason performer and as one of the thorns in the side of Braves fans. Total Zone Rating and initial framework for Wins above Replacement calculations provided by Sean Smith. The Series-winning team is awarded the Commissioner's Trophy. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB) and concludes the MLB postseason. Replays appeared to show that he slid in just ahead of the tag, and this call likely cost the Braves a run, as Chipper Jones doubled two pitches later. Do you have a sports website? Much of the play-by-play, game results, and transaction information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet. Yankees right fielder Paul O'Neill's father died a few hours before Game 4. Hannah Storm served as pre-game host with Barry Larkin serving as the analyst. The powerhouse Braves batted just .200 in the 4-game Series. Jorge Posada followed with another RBI single, making the score 3–0. Did you know that the 1999 New York Yankees players were each paid $326,000 for this particular World Championship?. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. They would reach the World Series again in 2003 (losing to the Florida Marlins) and 2009 (defeating the defending champions, the Philadelphia Phillies). Clemens, seeking his first World Series victory, was outstanding, the only Braves scoring coming in the eighth when Boone singled in Walt Weiss. The Los Angeles Dodgers of the NL have the most losses with 14, while the Yankees have the most losses among AL teams with 13. The Toronto Blue Jays are the only franchise from outside the United States to appear in and win a World Series, winning in 1992 and 1993. * - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was named the World Series Most Valuable Player. Many thanks to him. The Yankees swept the 1999 Series in four games for their second consecutive title, third in four years, and 25th overall. US Dollar. Rivera, who was named Series MVP, got Keith Lockhart to fly out to LF Curtis for the final out of the season. Pettitte was rocked early. Derek Jeter stroked a single into left with the bases loaded driving in a run. In the fourth inning, Bret Boone doubled in Gerald Williams for a second time in the game to make the score 5–1. It was the first sweep by a team without home-field advantage since 1966 when Baltimore swept the Dodgers. Some defensive statistics Copyright © Baseball Info Solutions, 2010-2020. Includes a fully sortable list of World Series Champions. A complete history of all World Series winners from 1903 to the present, including losers and MVP's. First played in 1903, the World Series championship is a best-of-seven playoff and is a contest between the champions of baseball's National League (NL) and American League (AL). The following are the 20 matchups of teams that have occurred two or more times in the World Series. English. The Braves got on the board first in the series when Chipper Jones launched a home run down the right field line in the fourth inning. The Yankees' 11–1 postseason record was the best ever, tied by the Chicago White Sox in 2005. Full-year historical Major League statistics provided by Pete Palmer and Gary Gillette of Hidden Game Sports. The Yankees tied the game in bottom of the inning on Paul O'Neill's RBI single, but in the third, Brian Jordan had an RBI single scoring Boone, and Jose Hernandez doubled in Jordan and Andruw Jones. Our reasoning for presenting offensive logos. beat Atlanta Braves (N.L.). The Yankees players were each paid $326,000 for this World Championship. The 1999 New York Yankees became the first team to win the World Series in consecutive sweeps since the 1938–1939 Yankees. In a press conference before the game three Joe Torre said, "What helps us is that we're thinking jab, jab, jab as opposed to knockout punch."  Although the large majority of contests have been played entirely during the month of October, a small number of Series have also had games played during September and November. Are you a Stathead, too? Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. ! We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. After a two-out walk, Jones scored on Greg Myers's single. That would be the only hit that El Duque would allow through seven innings while striking out ten Atlanta batters. Game 3 in New York matched up lefties Andy Pettitte and Tom Glavine, who had been scheduled to start Game 1 but was scratched and moved back to Game 3 due to a stomach virus. Play-by-play man Jon Miller was joined in the booth by Rick Sutcliffe, who substituted for the unavailable Joe Morgan. Down five-to-one they rallied on three (3) home runs including a game ending home run in extra innings. Mariano Rivera picked up the save to wrap up the 4–1 victory. They won a fourth straight pennant in 2001, but they lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks in that season's World Series. The "World Series" has been played by Major League Baseball since 1903. Find out more. Do you have a blog? Glavine would be replaced by John Rocker who shut out the Yankees until he was relieved after the ninth. In the table below, teams are ordered by number of appearances. Pinch hitter Darryl Strawberry walked and Chuck Knoblauch reached when Braves first baseman Brian Hunter mishandled his sacrifice bunt attempt. To date, the 1999 World Series is the Braves' last Fall Classic. With the Yankees' sweep of the Braves, this was the second time in 1999 that a New York City team had swept a team from Atlanta out of a playoffs; the Knicks had swept the Hawks in the second round of the NBA Playoffs during their Cinderella run to the NBA Finals, where they lost to the San Antonio Spurs. Join our linker program. The 1999 series opened with Greg Maddux facing Orlando Hernández in Game 1, becoming the latest a World Series has ever begun (October 23) beating the previous record by 2 days (1995 World Series, October 21). Childrens Section We Ship USPS Priority Mail ; Custom Yankees Jersey; New York Yankees Hats and Cap We Ship Priority Mail; New York Yankees Jewelry We Ship USPS Priority Mail;  Players, coaches and others associated with the team are generally given World Series rings to commemorate their victory; however, they have received other items such as pocket watches and medallions in the past. There had been question as to whether to leave Glavine in for that inning. First played in 1903, the World Series championship is a best-of-seven playoff and is a contest between the champions of baseball's National League (NL) and American League (AL). In the third, Bernie Williams and Martinez hit leadoff singles before the former scored on Ricky Ledee's double. The St. Louis Cardinals have won 11 championships, the most championships among NL clubs and second-most all-time behind the Yankees, and have made 19 total appearances, third-most among NL clubs. Or write about sports? Numbers in parentheses in the table are World Series appearances as of the date of that World Series, and are used as follows: In the sortable table below, teams are ordered first by number of wins, then by number of appearances, and finally by year of first appearance. The 1999 Series is remembered for Chad Curtis's walk-off home run in Game 3, which gave the Yankees a 6–5 victory, and Game 2's infamous interview of Pete Rose by Jim Gray on NBC. US Dollar. We present them here for purely educational purposes. 1999 World Series - New York Yankees over Atlanta Braves (4-0) series statistics and schedule. The 1999 World Series was the championship series of Major League Baseball's (MLB) 1999 season. 1999 World Series (4–0): New York Yankees (A.L.) The score remained knotted until the bottom of the tenth when Chad Curtis blasted a walk-off home run—his second home run of the game—off Mike Remlinger, giving the Yankees a commanding 3–0 lead in the Series. Later in the inning, Rocker walked Jim Leyritz with the bases loaded to force home another run. One of the players on the All-Century Team, Yankee legend Joe DiMaggio, had died in March of that year, causing the Yankees to honor him by wearing a black #5 on their sleeves. He had only thrown 72 pitches, but said later that he felt like his body was tiring coming off the illness that sidelined him from his scheduled Game 1 start, and felt hesitant to go back out but said he would try for one more inning. The Yankees added to their lead off of Mulholland on Martinez's groundout that scored Jeter in the fourth, who led off the inning with a double, and Knoblauch's single in the fifth that scored Brosius, who also doubled to lead off the inning. After a double-play groundout, both Tino Martinez and Scott Brosius drove in a run with singles each to give the Yankees a 3–0 lead in the first. The Yankees bullpen was solid, holding the Braves scoreless after Pettitte left the game.