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The 1942 World Series featured the defending champion New York Yankees against the St. Louis Cardinals, with the Cardinals winning the Series in five games for their first championship since 1934 and their fourth overall. The following are the baseball events of the year 1942 throughout the world. ... For other events named World Series, see World Series (disambiguation). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (26) 2000 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1996 1978 â€¢ 1977 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1961 1958 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1953 â€¢ 1952 1951 â€¢ 1950 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 1943 â€¢ 1941 â€¢ 1939 â€¢ 1938 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1932 â€¢ 1928 1927 â€¢ 1923 AL Pennants (39) 2003 â€¢ 2001 â€¢ 2000... Major league affiliations National League (1892-present) Central Division (1994-present) Eastern Division (1969-1993) American Association (1882-1891) Major league titles World Series titles (9) 1982 â€¢1967 â€¢ 1964 â€¢ 1946 1944 â€¢ 1942 â€¢ 1934 â€¢ 1931 1926 NL Pennants (16) 2004 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1985 â€¢ 1982 1968 â€¢ 1967 â€¢ 1964 â€¢ 1946 1944 â€¢ 1943 â€¢ 1942 â€¢ 1934... The 1934 World Series matched the St. ...


The Yankees won Game 1 despite a Cardinals rally but the Cardinals swept the rest.


Umpires: George Magerkurth (NL), Bill Summers (AL), George Barr (NL), Cal Hubbard (AL) William Reed Summers (November 10, 1895 - September 12, 1966) was an American umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the American League from 1933 to 1959. ... Robert Calvin Hubbard (October 31, 1900 _ October 17, 1977) was an American professional football player and later an umpire in Major League Baseball, and is a member of three major sports halls of fame. ...

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Summary

NL St Louis Cardinals (4) vs. AL New York Yankees (1) The St. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (26) 2000 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1996 1978 â€¢ 1977 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1961 1958 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1953 â€¢ 1952 1951 â€¢ 1950 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 1943 â€¢ 1941 â€¢ 1939 â€¢ 1938 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1932 â€¢ 1928 1927 â€¢ 1923 AL Pennants (39) 2003 â€¢ 2001 â€¢ 2000...

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Yankees – 7, Cardinals – 4 September 30 Sportsman's Park 34,769
2 Cardinals – 4, Yankees – 3 October 1 Sportsman's Park 34,255
3 Cardinals – 2, Yankees – 0 October 3 Yankee Stadium 69,123
4 Cardinals – 9, Yankees – 6 October 4 Yankee Stadium 69,902
5 Cardinals – 4, Yankees – 2 October 5 Yankee Stadium 69,052

September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 92 days remaining. ... Sportsmans Park was the name of a former Major League Baseball park in St. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sportsmans Park was the name of a former Major League Baseball park in St. ... October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Yankee Stadium is the home stadium of the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Yankee Stadium is the home stadium of the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... Yankee Stadium is the home stadium of the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team. ...

Matchups

Game 1, September 30

Sportsman's Park, St. Louis, Missouri September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 92 days remaining. ... Sportsmans Park was the name of a former Major League Baseball park in St. ... The Gateway Arch, shown here behind the Old Courthouse, is the most recognizable part of the St. ... Official language(s) none, English most common Capital Largest city Jefferson City Kansas City Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 21st 69,709 sq mi  180,693 km² 240 miles  385 km 300 miles  480 km 1. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 2 7 11 0
St. Louis (N) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 7 4
W: Red Ruffing (1-0)   L: Mort Cooper (0-1)

Charles Herbert Red Ruffing (May 3, 1904 - February 17, 1986) was a Major League Baseball pitcher most remembered for his time with the highly successful New York Yankees teams of the 1930s and 1940s. ... Morton Cecil Cooper (March 2, 1913 - November 17, 1958) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played primarily for the St. ...

Game 2, October 1

Sportsman's Park, St. Louis, Missouri October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sportsmans Park was the name of a former Major League Baseball park in St. ... The Gateway Arch, shown here behind the Old Courthouse, is the most recognizable part of the St. ... Official language(s) none, English most common Capital Largest city Jefferson City Kansas City Area  - Total   - Width   - Length    - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 21st 69,709 sq mi  180,693 km² 240 miles  385 km 300 miles  480 km 1. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 10 2
St. Louis (N) 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 X 4 6 0
W: Johnny Beazley (1-0)   L: Tiny Bonham (0-1)
HR: NYYCharlie Keller (1)

Ernest Edward (Tiny) Bonham (August 16, 1913 - September 15, 1949) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Charlie Keller - Bowman baseball card - 1949 Series, #209 Charles Ernest (Charlie) Keller (September 12, 1916 - May 23, 1990) was a left fielder in Major League Baseball. ...

Game 3, October 3

Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York October 3 is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Yankee Stadium is the home stadium of the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team. ... The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of United States. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Largest city Albany New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi  (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis (N) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 1
New York (A) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
W: Ernie White (1-0)  L: Spud Chandler (0-1)

Spurgeon Ferdinand Chandler (September 12, 1907 - January 9, 1990) was a right-handed major league starting pitcher for the New York Yankees from 1937 through 1947. ...

Game 4, October 4

Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Yankee Stadium is the home stadium of the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team. ... The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of United States. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Largest city Albany New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi  (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis (N) 0 0 0 6 0 0 2 0 1 9 12 1
New York (A) 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 6 10 1
W: Max Lanier (1-0)  L: Atley Donald (0-1)
HR: NYYCharlie Keller (2)

Hubert Max Lanier (born August 18, 1915, in Denton, North Carolina) was a Major League Baseball pitcher for the St. ... Charlie Keller - Bowman baseball card - 1949 Series, #209 Charles Ernest (Charlie) Keller (September 12, 1916 - May 23, 1990) was a left fielder in Major League Baseball. ...

Game 5, October 5

Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... Yankee Stadium is the home stadium of the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team. ... The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of United States. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Largest city Albany New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi  (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis (N) 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 4 9 4
New York (A) 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 1
W: Johnny Beazley (2-0)  L: Red Ruffing (1-1)
HR: STLEnos Slaughter (1), Whitey Kurowski (1)   NYYPhil Rizzuto (1)

Charles Herbert Red Ruffing (May 3, 1904 - February 17, 1986) was a Major League Baseball pitcher most remembered for his time with the highly successful New York Yankees teams of the 1930s and 1940s. ... Enos Bradsher Slaughter (April 26, 1916 - August 12, 2002) was an American baseball player. ... Philip Francis Rizzuto (born September 25, 1917) is a former Major League Baseball player and radio/television sports announcer. ...

Trivia

  • In Game 1, Red Ruffing had a no-hitter until Terry Moore singled for the Cardinals with two out in the 8th inning. In the 9th inning, the Cardinals scored four runs and then managed to load the bases, bringing Stan Musial to the plate as the winning run, only to have Musial ground out.
  • The 1942 Cardinals set a franchise record for victories with 106.
  • This was the first World Series the Yankees had lost since losing the 1926 World Series to the Cardinals. They had won eight Series in the interim.
  • This World Series was used as a background for the plot endings in Philip Roth's 2004 novel The Plot Against America.

Terry Bluford Moore (May 27, 1912, Vernon, Alabama - March 29, 1995, Collinsville, Illinois) was a talented center fielder for the St. ... Stanley Frank Musial (born November 21, 1920), nicknamed Stan the Man, is a Polish-American former player in Major League Baseball who played 22 seasons for the St. ... In the 1926 World Series, the St. ... Philip Roth Philip Milton Roth (born March 19, 1933, Newark, New Jersey) is a Jewish-American novelist who is best known for his 1959 collection, Goodbye, Columbus, as well as his sexually explicit comedic novel Portnoys Complaint (1969) and for his late-90s trilogy comprising the Pulitzer Prize-winning... See also: 2003 in literature, other events of 2004, 2005 in literature, list of years in literature. ... In 2004, novelist Philip Roth published The Plot Against America: A Novel (ISBN 0618509283), an alternate history where Franklin Delano Roosevelt is defeated in 1940 in his bid for a third term as President of the United States, and Charles Lindbergh is elected. ...

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The 1907 World Series featured the Chicago Cubs and the Detroit Tigers, with the Cubs winning the Series in 5 games (4 wins and 1 tie) for their first championship. ... The 1908 World Series matched the defending champion Chicago Cubs against the Detroit Tigers in a rematch of the 1907 Series. ... The 1909 World Series featured the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Detroit Tigers. ... The 1910 World Series featured the Philadelphia Athletics and the Chicago Cubs, with the Athletics winning in 5 games to earn their first championship. ... In the 1911 World Series, the Philadelphia Athletics beat the New York Giants in 6 games. ... In the 1912 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Giants in 8 games. ... In the 1913 World Series, the Philadelphia Athletics beat the New York Giants in 5 games. ... In the 1914 World Series, the Boston Braves beat the Philadelphia Athletics in 4 games. ... In the 1915 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies in 5 games. ... 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The Philadelphia Athletics beat the St. ... The St. ... The 1932 World Series was the twenty-ninth edition of baseballs annual World Series championship final. ... The 1933 World Series featured the New York Giants and the Washington Senators, with the Giants winning in 5 games for their first championship since 1922, and their fourth overall. ... The 1934 World Series matched the St. ... The 1935 World Series featured the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago Cubs, with the Tigers winning in 6 games for their first championship in five Series appearances. ... The 1936 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the New York Giants, with the Yankees winning in 6 games to earn their fifth championship. ... The 1937 World Series featured the defending champion New York Yankees and the New York Giants in a rematch of the 1936 Series. ... The 1938 World Series matched the two-time defending champion New York Yankees against the Chicago Cubs, with the Yankees sweeping the Series in 4 games for their record third straight championship and the 7th in their history. ... The 1939 World Series featured the three-time defending champion New York Yankees against the Cincinnati Reds, who were making their first Series appearance since the scandal-tainted 1919 World Series. ... The 1940 World Series matched the Cincinnati Reds against the Detroit Tigers, with the Reds winning the Series in 7 games for their second championship, their first since the scandal-tainted victory in the 1919 World Series. ... The 1941 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Brooklyn Dodgers, with the Yankees winning in 5 games to capture their 5th title in six years, and their 9th overall. ... The 1943 World Series matched the defending champion St. ... The 1944 World Series featured a crosstown matchup between the St. ... The 1945 World Series matched the American League Detroit Tigers against the National League Chicago Cubs. ... The 1946 World Series of Major League Baseball was played in October, 1946 between the St. ... The 1947 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Brooklyn Dodgers, with the Yankees winning the Series in 7 games for their first title since 1943, and the 11th championship in team history. ... The 1948 World Series matched the Cleveland Indians, who had won the American League pennant in a one-game playoff against the Boston Red Sox, and the Boston Braves, who had won the National League pennant for the first time since the Miracle Braves team of 1914. ... The 1949 World Series featured the New York Yankees. ... The 1950 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the Philadelphia Phillies. ... The 1951 World Series matched the two-time defending champion New York Yankees against the New York Giants, who had won the National League pennant in a thrilling three-game playoff with the Brooklyn Dodgers on a legendary home run by Bobby Thomson. ... The 1952 World Series featured the three-time defending champion New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers, with the Yankees winning in 7 games for their fourth straight title – tying the mark they set between 1936 and 1939 – and the 15th in their history, and their third defeat of the... The 1953 World Series matched the four-time defending champion New York Yankees against the Brooklyn Dodgers in a rematch of the 1952 Series. ... The 1954 World Series matched the National League champion New York Giants against the American League champion Cleveland Indians. ... The 1955 World Series matched the Brooklyn Dodgers against the New York Yankees, with the Dodgers winning the Series in 7 games to capture the first championship in franchise history. ... The 1956 World Series of Major League Baseball was played between the New York Yankees (representing the American League) and the defending champion Brooklyn Dodgers (representing the National League) during the month of October 1956. ... The 1957 World Series featured the defending champion New York Yankees against the Milwaukee Braves, who had won their first pennant since moving from Boston in 1953. ... The 1958 World Series matched the defending champion Milwaukee Braves against the New York Yankees, in a rematch of the 1957 Series. ... The 1959 World Series featured the Los Angeles Dodgers, who had won their first pennant since moving from Brooklyn in 1958 by defeating the Milwaukee Braves 2-0 in a three-game pennant playoff, and the Chicago White Sox, who had earned their first pennant in the 40 years since... The 1960 World Series was played between the Pittsburgh Pirates (NL) and New York Yankees (AL). ... The 1961 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Cincinnati Reds, with the Yankees winning in 5 games to earn their 19th championship in the last 39 seasons. ... The 1962 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the San Francisco Giants, who had won their first NL pennant since moving from New York in 1958, defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-game playoff. ... The 1963 World Series matched the two-time defending champion New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Dodgers sweeping the Series in 4 games to capture their second title in five years. ... The 1964 World Series, the 56th playing for the championship of Major League Baseball, pitted the National League champion St. ... The 1965 World Series featured the National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers against the American League champion Minnesota Twins, who had won their first pennant since 1933 when the team was known as the Washington Senators. ... The 1966 World Series matched the Baltimore Orioles against the defending champion Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Orioles sweeping the Series in 4 games to capture the first championship in franchise history. ... The 1967 World Series matched the St. ... The 1968 World Series featured the defending champion St. ... The 1969 World Series was played between the New York Mets and the Baltimore Orioles, with the Mets prevailing in 5 games to accomplish one of the greatest upsets in Series history. ... The 1970 World Series was between the Cincinnati Reds and the Baltimore Orioles, with the Orioles winning in five games. ... The 1971 World Series matched the defending champion Baltimore Orioles against the Pittsburgh Pirates, with the Pirates winning in seven games. ... The 1972 World Series matched the Oakland Athletics against the Cincinnati Reds, with the Athletics winning the Series in seven games. ... The 1973 World Series matched the defending champion Oakland Athletics against the New York Mets, with the As winning in seven games to repeat as World Champions. ... 1974 World Series Logo The 1974 World Series matched the two-time defending champion Oakland Athletics against the Los Angeles Dodgers. ... The 1975 World Series was between the Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds. ... 1976 World Series Logo The 1976 World Series matched the defending champion Cincinnati Reds of the National League against the New York Yankees of the American League, with the Reds sweeping the Series to repeat. ... 1977 World Series Logo The 1977 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Yankees winning in six games to capture their first title since 1962, and their 21st overall. ... 1978 World Series Logo The 1978 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers in a rematch of the 1977 Series, with the Yankees winning in six games to repeat as champions. ... 1979 World Series Logo The 1979 World Series matched the National Leagues Pittsburgh Pirates (98-64) against the American Leagues Baltimore Orioles (102-57), with the Pirates coming back from a 3 games to 1 deficit to win the Series in seven games. ... 1980 World Series Logo The 1980 World Series matched the Philadelphia Phillies against the Kansas City Royals, with the Phillies winning in six games to capture the first World Series title in franchise history. ... 1981 World Series Logo The 1981 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers, marking their third meeting in the Series in five years. ... 1982 World Series Logo The 1982 World Series matched the St. ... The 1983 World Series matched the American League champion Baltimore Orioles against the National League champion Philadelphia Phillies, with the Orioles winning four games to one. ... The 1984 World Series began on October 9, 1984 and ended October 14. ... The 1985 World Series, popularly known as the Show-Me Series and the I-70 Series, pitted the National League champion St. ... The 1986 World Series, the 83rd playing of the modern championship series in Major League Baseball, was a memorable battle between the New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox which helped to spread the legend of the Curse of the Bambino to mass public awareness. ... 1987 World Series Logo The 1987 World Series was played from October 17 to October 25, 1987 between the Minnesota Twins and the St. ... The 1988 World Series matched the Oakland Athletics against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Dodgers upsetting the heavily favored As to win the Series in five games. ... The 1989 World Series was played between the Oakland Athletics and the San Francisco Giants, and is best remembered for the earthquake which caused a 10-day interruption in play. ... The 1990 World Series matched the defending champion Oakland Athletics against the Cincinnati Reds, with the Reds sweeping the Series in four games. ... The 1991 World Series was played from October 19 to October 27 between the Minnesota Twins (95-67) of the American League and the Atlanta Braves (94-68) of the National League. ... The 1992 World Series was the first Series ever played outside of the United States of America. ... The 1993 World Series was the second Series in a row played outside the United States of America. ... The 1994 World Series was cancelled on September 14 of that year due to an ongoing strike by the Major League Baseball Players Association, which had begun in August. ... The 1995 World Series matched the Atlanta Braves against the Cleveland Indians, with the Braves winning in six games to capture their first championship since moving to Atlanta in 1966. ... The 1996 World Series matched the defending champion Atlanta Braves against the New York Yankees, with the Yankees winning in six games to capture their first championship since 1978, and their 23rd overall. ... The 1997 World Series was widely regarded as one of the most exciting Series in recent memory. ... The 1998 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the San Diego Padres, marking the first time the Yankees had ever faced an expansion team in the Series. ... 1999 World Series Logo The 1999 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the Atlanta Braves, with the Yankees sweeping the Series in four games for their second title in a row and 25th overall. ... 2000 World Series Logo The 2000 World Series (a Subway Series) featured a crosstown matchup between the two-time defending champion New York Yankees and the New York Mets, with the Yankees winning 4 games to 1 for their third straight championship and 26th overall. ... The 2001 World Series (the November Series) took place between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the New York Yankees and was arguably one of the most exciting World Series in recent memory. ... The 2002 World Series was among the classic matchups in the history of the Series. ... The 2003 World Series marked the 100th anniversary of the first modern World Series. ... The 2004 World Series represented the 100th time two modern Major League Baseball teams met to decide the championship. ... The 2005 World Series, the 101st playing of Major League Baseballs championship series, saw the American League champion Chicago White Sox sweep the National League champion Houston Astros 4 games to 0 in the best-of-seven-games series, winning their third championship and first since 1917. ... 2006 World Series primary logo 2006 World Series secondary logos The 2006 World Series is scheduled to begin play on October 21, 2006, and will take place between the winners of the 2006 National League Championship Series and the 2006 American League Championship Series in Major League Baseball. ...


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