October 15, 1964
The Cardinals hang on to defeat the Yankees in Game 7 at Sportsman’s Park, 7-5, to capture their seventh World Series, becoming the first team with a losing record (39-40) at the All-Star break to be World Champs. Bob Gibson, who struck out 31 batters in 27 innings during his three starts, is selected as the World Series Most Valuable Player.
October 14, 1905
In Game 5, Christy Mathewson blanks the A’s for the third time as the Giants beat the A’s 2-0 to win the World Series. It will be the only Series in which every game ends in a shutout.
October 13, 1960
At Forbes Field, Bill Mazeroski’s dramatic walk-off home run off the Yankees’ Ralph Terry breaks up a 9-9 tie, ending one of the most exciting seven game World Series ever played. Maz’s homer remains the only home run ever to a win a World Series Game 7.