On October 28, 2001 — In the World Series, Randy Johnson of the Arizona Diamondbacks pitches a three-hit shutout to defeat the Yankees, 4 – 0, taking a 2-0 advantage in the Series. Matt Williams with his seventh inning three-run shot off New York’s Andy Pettitte becomes the first player in World Series history to hit home runs with three different teams. He homered in the Fall Classic for the Indians in 1997 and the Giants in 1989, prior to doing so for Arizona today.



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