On October 27, 2004, the Boston Red Sox end their 86-year drought, winning the World Series in a sweep over the St. Louis Cardinals. The Sox win Game Four, 3-0, behind the pitching of Derek Lowe and three relievers. Manny Ramirez is named Most Valuable Player.
New York Yankees become the first team in major league history to win three consecutive World Championships
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