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Encyclopedia > 1937 World Series

The 1937 World Series featured the defending champion New York Yankees and the New York Giants in a rematch of the 1936 Series. The Yankees won the Series in 5 games for their second championship in a row and their 6th in 15 years.


Umpires: Red Ormsby (AL), George Barr (NL), Steve Basil (AL), Bill Stewart (NL)


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