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Encyclopedia > 1950 World Series

The 1950 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies, a particularly young team which came to be known as the "Whiz Kids", had won the National League pennant for only the second time in their history, the last time having been in 1915. The Yankees swept the Series in 4 games for their second consecutive championship, and their 13th overall.


Umpires: Jocko Conlan (NL), Bill McGowan (AL), Dusty Boggess (NL), Charlie Berry (AL), Al Barlick (NL: outfield only), Bill McKinley (AL: outfield only)


External link

  • 1950 World Series at Baseball-Reference.com (http://www.baseball-reference.com/postseason/1950_WS.shtml)





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World Series: Definition and Much More From Answers.com (2968 words)
The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, the culmination of the sport's postseason each October.
The Series winner is determined through a best-of-seven playoff (except in 1903, 1919, 1920 and 1921 when the winner was determined through a best-of-nine playoff) and is awarded the World Series Trophy, as well as World Series rings.
One of these series at the end of 1903 was a meeting between the two pennant winners and is known as the 1903 World Series.
World Series - Free Encyclopedia (3395 words)
In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in North America, played in October after the end of the regular season between the pennant winner of the American League and the pennant winner of the National League.
The 1904 Series was supposed to be between the AL's Boston Pilgrims and the NL's New York Giants.
The Cleveland Indians ruined a possible all-Boston World Series by defeating the Boston Red Sox in a playoff after the two top American League teams were tied at the end of the season.
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