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World Series
The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball, played between the American League and National League champions since 1903. The winner of the World Series championship is determined through a best-of-seven playoff and awarded the Commissioner's Trophy...
Timeline of Events
1903
10.1.1903
Baseball: The Boston Americans play the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first game of the modern World Series.
1919
10.9.1919
Black Sox scandal: The Cincinnati Reds win the World Series.
1921
10.5.1921
Baseball: The World Series is broadcast on the radio for the first time.
1947
9.30.1947
The World Series, featuring the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers, is televised for the first time.
1956
10.8.1956
New York Yankees's Don Larsen pitched the only perfect game in a World Series; one of only 20 perfect games in MLB history.
1975
10.21.1975
Game 6 of the World Series is played between the Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds. The game would be won on a home run off the left field foul pole at Fenway Park hit by Carlton Fisk in the bottom of the 12th inning, ending perhaps the greatest baseball game played in World Series history.
2004
10.27.2004
The Boston Red Sox win the World Series for the first time in 86 years.