On November 1, 2001, In the first game ever in MLB history that starts in November, the New York Yankees do it again. In-Game Five of the World Series at Yankee Stadium against the Diamondbacks, Scott Brosius homers in the bottom of the ninth to send the contest into extra innings. It’s the second consecutive night that the Yankees receive a game-tying two-run homer in the ninth. Both coming off Arizona closer Byung-Hyun Kim.
Alfonso Soriano singles in Chuck Knoblauch in the 12th, giving the Yankees a 3-2 victory and 3-2 lead in the Fall Classic over the Diamondbacks.