Game 1—Red Sox 6, Robins 5. But Yankee pitching dominated. Memorable moment: At the age of 21, Jim Palmer becomes the youngest player to pitch a shutout in a World Series. Often voted among the top three moments in Dodger history, this is the only time the Dodgers have won the deciding World Series game at Dodger Stadium. Brian Doyle, a late-season callup to replace injured Yankees second baseman Willie Randolph, hit .438. 1956: New York Yankees 4, Brooklyn Dodgers 3. Memorable moment: In the year of Fernandomania, Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda just couldn’t bring himself to take out Fernando Valenzuela in a game in which he was clearly struggling. Outfielder Johnny Lindell led New York with seven RBIs, hitting .500. Memorable moment: Chuck Essegian’s two pinch-hit homers, a World Series record. He was only 30. Memorable moment: Sandy Koufax strikes out a then-World Series record 15 Yankees in Game 1. Betts, the first-year Dodger signed for 12 more years, made another incredible defensive play, robbing NL MVP candidate Freddie Freeman of a solo homer in the fifth. Can a Volcanic Eruption Occur in Los Angeles? Nettles snared it and prevented at least one run from scoring. For the Dodgers, Davey Lopes hit .308 with three homers and seven runs scored and Bill Russell hit .423. “This year is our year,” manager Dave Roberts said. In Game 7, Gil Hodges drove in two Brooklyn runs with a single in the fourth and a sacrifice fly in the sixth and that was enough as left fielder Sandy Amoros stopped New York’s only scoring threat with a spectacular running catch in the sixth that started a double play and preserved Podres’ second win. Don Newcombe gave up two two-run homers to Yogi Berra and a solo shot to Elston Howard. The Dodgers outhit New York in Game 2, and held a 2-1 lead entering the bottom of the seventh, but Billy Martin tied the score with a leadoff homer, and Mickey Mantle won it with a two-run blast in the eighth. Pitching stars: Burt Hooton had a 1.59 ERA in two starts for the Dodgers while closer Steve Howe went 1-0 with a save. Carson Wentz threw a touchdown pass to Boston Scott with 40 seconds remaining and the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New York Giants 22-21 on Thursday night. NL Championship Series: Pittsburgh Pirates: Won 3-1: 1966: World Series: Baltimore Orioles: Lost 0-4: 1965: World Series: Minnesota Twins: Won 4-3: 1963: World Series: New York Yankees: Won 4-0: 1959: World Series: Chicago White Sox: Won 4-2: 1956: World Series: New York Yankees: Lost 3-4: 1955: World Series: New York Yankees: Won 4-3: 1953: World Series: New York Yankees: Lost 2-4: … The Yankees took Game 6, scoring all five of their runs in the first inning. Memorable moment: The Boys of Summer finally win one. But Owen let the ball get by him, and before the third out was recorded Casey had given up a single, two doubles, and two walks — and four runs as Brooklyn went on to lose its third game. Pitching stars: Yankee starter Vic Raschi was 2-0 with a 1.59 ERA. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Old nemesis Reggie Jackson hit .391 with two homers and eight RBIs. Ferguson then threw a 320-foot strike to catcher Steve Yeager, who blocked the plate and tagged out Sal Bando, who was trying to score from third. With 33 candidates vying for four at-large seats on the seven-member Los Angeles Community College District board, the well-being and academic success of the state’s neediest college students are at stake. They lost Game 7 at home three years ago to to the Houston Astros, and then lost in five games to the Boston Red Sox in 2018 when Mookie Betts was the AL MVP and playing against Los Angeles. Batting stars: Berra hit .360 with three homers and 10 RBIs. The Stronach Company is shaking up its senior management at Santa Anita once again, Mookie Betts’ Nashville upbringing steadied by constant caring from both parents. Pitching star: Ron Guidry, who went 25-3 on the season, gave up one run and struck out four in a complete-game victory in Game 3. The Yankees won Game 5, but the Dodgers won a dramatic Game 6. Dansby Swanson homered for Atlanta, which hasn’t been to the World Series since 1999. This is the Series that cemented the legend of Reggie Jackson, when he homered off of Burt Hooton, Elias Sosa and Charlie Hough in the Series-clinching Game 6. The Garvey-Lopes-Russell-Cey infield finally won a World Series in their final year together. Batting stars: Snider hit .320 with four homers and seven RBIs. Houston Mitchell is an assistant sports editor, writer of the Dodgers Dugout newsletter and editor of all of the sports newsletters for the Los Angeles Times. The A’s won the Series despite batting only .211 in the Series, the lowest in a five-game Series since the Orioles hit .146 in 1969. The Yankees then easily won Games 4 and 5. Julio Urias, the fifth Dodgers pitcher, retired the last nine batters for his fourth win in four appearances this postseason. Mickey Mantle had two homers and seven RBIs. Memorable moment: Owen’s dropped third strike. The next batter, Steve Garvey, hit a shot to almost the same place, but Nettles grabbed it and threw to second for the force play and third out. The Dodgers, who matched an LCS record with 16 homers, overcame a 3-1 series deficit by winning three consecutive games when facing elimination for only the second time in their storied history. Dodger futility in the field was best encapsulated by Dodgers outfielder Willie Davis, who committed three errors in the fifth inning of Game 2, losing one ball in the sun, dropping another and throwing another away. Whitey Ford was 2-0 for the Yankees. He also scored 10 runs. Ted Kluszewski of the White Sox hit .391 with three homers and 10 RBIs. The Dodgers’ Dustin May became the first pitcher to walk the first two batters in a winner-take-all-game — and the 23-year-old from nearby Justin, Texas, did so without throwing a strike to Acuna or Freeman. In Game 4, Yankee pitcher Bill Bevens, although he averaged a walk an inning, had allowed no Dodger hits and only one run entering the last of the ninth. Batting stars: Houston’s George Springer hit .379 with five homers and seven RBIs. Bellinger hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the seventh inning, and the Dodgers advanced to the Fall Classic for the third time in four years by topping the Atlanta Braves 4-3 in Game 7 of the NL Championship Series on Sunday night. Erskine’s 14 strikeouts in Game 3. Contact. As a team, the Robins hit only .200 and scored only 13 runs in the five games. His homer tied it at 3 and, like Bellinger’s, came on the eighth pitch of the at-bat. The Yankees won a record fifth consecutive World Series title despite being outhit by the Dodgers, .300 to .279. Batting stars: Yankee second baseman Joe Gordon hit .500 with five RBIs. Memorable moment: “In a year that has been so improbable... the impossible has happened!” — Vin Scully after Gibson’s homer. Jackson proceeds to foul off several pitches before Welch gets him to swing and miss a fastball. Game 2 was also the final game of Sandy Koufax’s career. Despite losing the series, the Dodgers outscored the Yankees, 28-26. Duke Snider hit .345 with four homers and eight RBIs for the Dodgers. Hernández led off the sixth with a 424-foot drive to left-center off A.J. Batting stars: Third baseman Bobby Brown hit .500 and led the Yankees with five RBIs. 1949: New York Yankees 4, Brooklyn Dodgers 1. 1947: New York Yankees 4, Brooklyn Dodgers 3. 1916: Boston Red Sox 4, Brooklyn Robins 1. Reggie Jackson hit .333 with a homer for the Yankees. He was the sixth Atlanta player to go deep, while the Dodgers had eight. The Astros became the first team from Texas to win a World Series. Left fielder Al Gionfriddo — in what turned out to be his last major league game — raced to the bullpen fence (415 feet from home plate) to rob DiMaggio of the home run. Batting stars: Boston’s Duffy Lewis hit .353, Harry Hooper hit .333 and scored six runs and Gardner, while hitting only .176, had two homers and six RBIs. He hit only one home run during the season. Pitching star: Ron Guidry gave up two runs and four hits in his lone start, a complete-game victory.