Join our linker program. Copyright 1999- One out later, Sammy Sosa homered to make it 5−0; his home run ball landed on top of a camera house in center field, some 495 feet (151 m) from home plate. The 2003 National League Championship Series (NLCS) was a Major League Baseball playoff series played from October 7 to 15 to determine the champion of the National League, between the Central Division champion Chicago Cubs and the wild-card qualifying Florida Marlins.The Cubs, by virtue of being a division winner, had the home field advantage. Juan Pierre tripled with one out, then Luis Castillo walked before Iván Rodríguez's home run made it 4−3 Cubs. In Game 6, the Cubs struck first when Kenny Lofton singled to lead off the first off of Carl Pavano and scored on Sammy Sosa's one-out double. Moisés Alou's two-run homer after a hit-by-pitch the following inning put Chicago up 5–3, but the lead would not last. The Yankees' Derek Jeter, left, and Roger Clemens sit on the bench during the seventh inning. Every Sports Reference Social Media Account, Site Last Updated: Thursday, October 22, 12:56AM. SH–Penny (1,off Contreras). We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. The Marlins scored their last run in the eighth when Lenny Harris drew a leadoff walk and scored on Iván Rodríguez's double off of Kyle Farnsworth. The Marlins lead the series 3 games to 2. It is abbreviated history. Next, Iván Rodríguez hit an 0–2 pitch hard into left field, singling and scoring Pierre.

Logos were compiled by the amazing All rights reserved. In Game 2, the Cubs loaded the bases in the first on a hit and two walks off of Brad Penny when Randall Simon brought home two with a single to left. Center fielder Juan Pierre then hit a double off Prior. As a result, Castillo remained an active batter at home plate. All logos are the trademark & property of their owners and not Sports Reference LLC. World Series bezeichnet das Finale der US-amerikanischen Baseball-Profiligen.In der World Series treffen jährlich im Oktober die Sieger der National League und der American League aufeinander. Sammy Sosa drove in Kenny Lofton with a single. What is ballot harvesting — and should you hand your ballot to a stranger? Some high school data is courtesy David McWater. The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball. Marlins starter Brad Penny threw 7 strong innings, scattering 8 hits, while driving in 2 runs to help his cause. Oct 23, 2003, Attendance: 65975, Time of Game: 3:05. As Alou reached for the ball, Cubs fan Steve Bartman, along with others near the area, did the same. After the Cubs were retired in order in the eighth, Florida closer Ugueth Urbina hit Aramis Ramírez with a pitch to lead off the ninth inning, but proceeded to retire the following three batters, giving the Marlins their second National League pennant in their 11-year existence, while leaving the Cubs once again empty-handed. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc.All rights reserved. Florida Marlins beat New York Yankees (6-4).

The comeback victory by the Marlins forced a Game 7. Live updates: Final presidential debate between Trump and Biden, 3 states targeted in Iranian email scheme report no evidence of breaches, Trump violates agreement, releases "60 Minutes" interview, Police fatally shoot Black teen and wound woman in Illinois, Instagram apologizes for incorrectly flagging #EndSARS posts as false, 1 in 6 women of color face food insecurity amid pandemic, Senate Judiciary Committee approves Amy Coney Barrett's nomination, Mississippi asks Supreme Court to review 15-week abortion ban, Battleground Tracker: Latest polls, state of the race and more, 5 things to know about CBS News' 2020 Battleground Tracker, CBS News coverage of voting rights issues. A trio of Marlins pitchers managed to keep the Yankees in check. T–3:05. Next inning, Paul Bako hit a leadoff single, moved to score on a groundout, and scored on Kenny Lofton's single.

[28] The Cubs responded by tying the score 3–3 in the second inning off of Mark Redman, which featured a two-run home run by Wood after Damian Miller hit into an RBI groundout with runners on second and third. Then the sparingly used Doug Glanville turned out to be the hero when he smoked a triple into the left-center field gap to drive in Lofton with the go-ahead run. Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction? Gonzalez led off with a single, followed by a Mike Lowell walk. Cubs pinch-hitter Troy O'Leary hit a home run in the seventh off of Josh Beckett, making the score 9–6. Mark Prior had retired the last eight hitters and had allowed only three hits up to that point. New York Yankees vs Florida Marlins. Become a Stathead & surf this site ad-free. Do you have a blog? The Cubs cruised to an 8–3 victory, putting them just one victory away from their first World Series in nearly 60 years.