On October 26, 1996, the New York Yankees clinch their 23rd World Championship by defeating the Atlanta Braves, 3-2. The Bombers win the World Series, four games to two. Joe Girardi’s RBI triple keys a three-run rally against Greg Maddux. John Wetteland is named Series MVP after posting his fourth save.
Dickie Kerr of the Chicago White Sox overcomes errors by Swede Risberg and Happy Felsch to win the sixth game of the World Series, 5-4
October 7, 1919