1936 | The film shows personal stories from fans across the country who have witnessed sports most extraordinary events. Beginning in 1990, NBC would be shut out of Major League Baseball coverage completely, after CBS signed a four year, exclusive television contract. The A's had a 4–2 lead. The 1988 Major League Baseball season ended with the underdog Los Angeles Dodgers shocking the Oakland Athletics, who had won 104 games during the regular season, in the World Series. Oktober 1986 und ging über die volle Anzahl von Spielen. Finden Sie perfekte Stock-Fotos zum Thema 1988 World Series sowie redaktionelle Newsbilder von Getty Images. 1921 | 2018 | 1926 | Howell was, incidentally, also the losing pitcher in the prior year's All-Star Game in Oakland while as a member of the Oakland Athletics. The Race::1988 World Series was a Winston Modified Tour event held at Track::Thompson International Speedway on October 16, 1988. So the Dodgers brought in Debbie Gibson, now if only they had Kirk Gibson!'. Eventual season champ Mike McLaughlin was 4th. Gibson would never bat again in the Series. Tom Browning of the Cincinnati Reds pitched the Perfect Game on September 16, 1988. Click on photo to see full image. Hershiser would dominate the Mets in the NLCS, while Gibson hobbled through on bad knees and a bruised hamstring but would produce a memorable, if not the greatest, at-bat (in Game 1) of the World Series. His fellow Bash Brother Mark McGwire had only one hit as well, the game-winning shot that ended Game 3. 2009 | $34.99 + $8.95 shipping . A's closer, Dennis Eckersley, came on to pitch the ninth to close it out for Stewart. Another ex-Dodger was reliable Bob Welch (17–9, 3.64) followed by 16-game winner Storm Davis. The Los Angeles Dodgers won the National League West division by 7 games over the Cincinnati Reds then defeated the New York Mets, four games to three, in the 1988 NLCS. 1973 | 1970 | Nobody thought we would beat the mighty Mets. The 1988 World Series matched the Oakland Athletics against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Dodgers upsetting the heavily favored A's to win the Series in five games (the exact opposite result of their 1974 meeting, which also went five games). 2001 | In a year that has been so improbable, the impossible has happened! Reviews There are no reviews yet. The bullpen was outstanding, headed by Jay Howell (21 saves, 2.08), Alejandro Peña (12 saves, 1.91), and longtime New York Mets closer Jesse Orosco. This was the last World Series that Peter Ueberroth presided over as commissioner. A home run for Gibson! 1948 | 1954 | Wednesday, October 19, 1988 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, WP: Tim Belcher (1-0) LP: Dave Stewart (0-1) SV: Jay Howell (1). 1913 | 1945 | Reagan Alejandro Pena Lasorda (cropped).png 357 × 287; 184 KB. 1979 | The footage of Gibson hobbling around the bases on both hurt legs and pumping his fist as he rounds second will forever live on highlight reels. Canseco's grand slam in Game 1 was his only hit of the series. November 2020 um 20:52 Uhr bearbeitet. Oakland Athletics beat Los Angeles Dodgers (2-1). Dodger starter John Tudor left after only two innings with tightness in his pitching shoulder. (Neft and Cohen 425-429). The Dodgers got two in the first when Steve Sax walked, went to third on a Mickey Hatcher single, and scored on a passed ball by A's catcher Terry Steinbach. Hershiser went the distance, allowing only three singles, all three hit by Dave Parker. 1987 | 1997 | 1968 | A's relievers helped squelch a Dodger threat in the sixth. Die World Series 1988 war die 85. The Oakland pitching staff was quite possibly the best in the American League in 1988. 1988 World Series. Game 4 didn't feature very many big hits or any home runs, but it was won by the Dodgers in typical scratch-and-claw fashion that defined their 1988 season. Die World Series 1988 war die 85. 1989 | Scioscia popped out to third. 2010 | 1985 | Free shipping . 1951 | After spending the previous 12 years as a starter, mostly for the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs, Dennis Eckersley would be converted into a closer in 1987 and would lead the American League in saves in 1988 with 45. Slugger Pedro Guerrero had a sub-par year and was traded in July to the Cardinals for pitcher John Tudor. The powerful Oakland Athletics had all the confidence and swagger of a heavily-favored team. 1912 | Oktober 1988 im Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Kalifornien, WP: Alejandro Peña (1–0) LP: Dennis Eckersley (0–1), Sonntag, 16. 2014 | 1932 | 1941 | Belcher's control problems continued as he walked both Stewart and Carney Lansford to load the bases. 1981 | The most memorable moment of the 1988 World Series occurred when injured Dodgers MVP Kirk Gibson, who could barely walk due to injuries suffered during the National League Championship Series, hit a pinch-hit, walk-off home run off of Athletics closer Dennis Eckersley in Game 1. Hershiser was backed-up by a pair of “Tims,” Tim Leary (17–11, 2.91) and rookie Tim Belcher (12–6, 2.91), and the July acquisition of John Tudor further strengthened the staff. 1904 | 1923 | The Athletics swept the Series four games to none and would go on to lose to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1988 World Series. 2019 | 1st ed. GREAT 1980s SPORTS MOMENTS Start reading today. 1984 | Rick Fuller grabbed his only victory of the season, holding off Tom Bolles. No position player was good enough to make the All-Star Game. It is best known for the pinch-hit walk-off home run hit by Dodgers MVP Kirk Gibson, who could barely walk due to injuries suffered during the NLCS, against Hall-of-Fame Athletics closer Dennis Eckersley in Game 1. It ended up being a stunning upset for the Los Angeles Dodgers, as an iconic baseball moment started the series and the dominance of LA ace Orel Hershiser took over from there. 1946 | Preceding Gibson's at-bat, while Mike Davis was at the plate, Lasorda sent Dave Anderson, who hit .249 in the regular season, out into the on-deck circle. 2020, 1988 World Series Game 1 – Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 1988 World Series Game 2 – Oakland Athletics vs. Los Angeles Dodgers, 1988 World Series Game 3 – Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Oakland Athletics, 1988 World Series Game 4 – Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Oakland Athletics, 1988 World Series Game 5 – Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Oakland Athletics, https://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=World_Series_1988&oldid=205866456, „Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike“. According to Scully (during an interview on ESPN Classic's SportsCentury profile on Dennis Eckersley), when he saw Kirk Gibson walk up to the plate, he seemed to be using his bat as a cane. Als MVP der World Series wurde Dodgers-Pitcher Orel Hershiser ausgezeichnet, der bei zwei Starts zwei Siege erzielen konnte. 1944 | Longtime Dodger’s broadcaster Vin Scully called the 1988 World Series for a national television audience on NBC with Joe Garagiola. Kirk Gibson’s 25 home runs led the team but was only good enough for seventh in the National League. The 1988 World Series matched the Oakland Athletics against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Dodgers upsetting the heavily favored A's to win the Series in five games. 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Cohen. 1980 | It was intensity and fortitude, however, that defined the 1988 Dodgers, a trend that began when Kirk Gibson was signed as a free-agent over the winter from the Detroit Tigers, the team he helped lead to the 1984 World Championship. 1907 | Veterans Dave Henderson (24 home runs, 94 RBI, .304 batting average) and longtime Pirate Dave Parker (12 home runs, 55 RBI, .257 batting average), also contributed with both their bats and their experience. You talk about a roll of the dice...this is it. 1928 | He blasted his second home run in the Series, a 2-run shot, in the first; he had hit only one home run in the 1988 season. 1988: Dodgers over Athletics. However, the Dodgers were sixth in the NL in runs scored and backed that up with excellent pitching. The A's struck first in the third when Glenn Hubbard singled, stole second, and came home on a single by Ron Hassey. The Dodgers went up 3–1 when Franklin Stubbs doubled and scored on A's shortstop Walt Weiss's throwing error on a ball hit by Mike Davis. Watch party: 1988 World Series, Game 3 Eric Stephen 6/9/2020. 1910 | Besides being a member of the 1988 Athletics, Baylor was a member of the 1986 Boston Red Sox and 1987 Minnesota Twins respectively. Costas' said that the 1988 Dodgers possibly had the weakest hitting line-up in World Series history. 1909 | Samstag, 15. 2006 | 1930 | 1960 | Ueberroth rose to prominence for organizing the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. The 1988 World Series marked the last time that NBC would televise a World Series in seven years. The Lakers were still in short-shorts and a former California governor was in the White House. The 1988 World Series matched the Oakland Athletics against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Dodgers upsetting the heavily favored A's to win the Series in five games (the exact opposite result of their 1974 meeting, which also went five games). 1976 | 1988 World Series Game 3: John Tudor, Mark McGwire walk off New, 374 comments For the second time in three games, the 1988 World Series featured a walk-off home run. Orel Hershiser capped one of the greatest seasons ever by a starting pitcher and one of the most improbable World Series wins in history by pitching a complete game, allowing only four hits, two runs, and striking out nine. 1958 | 1917 | Jay Howell, was suspended for two games (although it was originally, three) by then National League president Bart Giamatti, for using pine tar during the 1988 National League Championship Series against the New York Mets. 1957 | 1953 | 1. Moreover, the invincible Hershiser threw shutouts in his last six regular season starts en route to a record 59 consecutive scoreless innings pitched, breaking the mark held by former Dodger great Don Drysdale. Hershiser got all the runs he needed in the third, with Mike Marshall providing the big blow with a three-run homer. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. While Kirk Gibson was taking practice swings in the Dodgers' clubhouse during Game 1, Orel Hershiser set up the hitting tee for his teammate. Oktober 1988 im Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, Kalifornien, WP: Tim Belcher (1–0) LP: Dave Stewart (0–1) SV: Jay Howell (1), Donnerstag, 20. 2013 | touched their lives. 1983 | 1971 | Rare LA Dodgers 2018 Kirk Gibson 1988 World Series Home Run MVP Bobble Head New. Alfredo Griffin grounded out to end the threat. The A's got their winning run in the bottom of the ninth when Mark McGwire deposited a one-out fastball from Jay Howell into the left-center field seats. 1922 | 2015 | 1965 | 1995 | After retiring the first two batters, Eckersley issued a walk to pinch-hitter Mike Davis, bringing a hobbled Kirk Gibson to the plate to bat for reliever Alejandro Peña. New York: St Martins, 1990. The A's lead was cut to 4–3. 1925 | The 1988 World Series was the championship series of Major League Baseball's (MLB) 1988 season.The 85th edition of the World Series, it was a best-of-seven playoff played between the American League (AL) champion Oakland Athletics and the National League (NL) champion Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Dodgers upsetting the heavily favored Athletics to win the Series in five games. *The last Dodger team to win the World Series was way back in 1988 and it was a team that looked much different than the current edition – most notably in the power department. 1988 World Series and 1991 World Series are connected through 1992 Oakland Athletics season, 1992 Toronto Blue Jays season, 1987 Minnesota Twins season and more.. Auflage des Finals der Major League Baseball zwischen den beiden kalifornischen Teams Oakland Athletics, dem Champion der American League, und den Los Angeles Dodgers, dem Meister der National League. 1990 | John Shelby singled to left, but Heep was held up at third on the throw home as Shelby took second. 1988 World Series - Los Angeles Dodgers over Oakland Athletics (4-1) series statistics and schedule. Welch walked Mike Davis to load the bases, and left-hander Greg Cadaret was brought in to face lefty-hitting Mike Scioscia. 1938 | Damals wie heute hatte L.A. sogar zwei Meister in der Stadt. 1920 | 1999 | Oktober und endete am 27. In the five-run third inning, he singled, went to third on an opposite-field single by Steve Sax and later scored. U.S. records over 12 million cases of coronavirus. 2005 | Gibson swings, and a fly ball to deep right field! Oktober 1988. Mickey Hatcher, who hit only one homer all season, then shocked the crowd by hitting a two-run shot off Stewart. The 1988 World Series was supposed to be a coronation for the 104-win Oakland Athletics. 1927 | See, this Series was supposed to be a yawner because it pitted the high-flying Bash Brothers Oakland A’s of Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire fame against the stingy and scrappy Los Angeles Dodgers. 1988 World Series Program. 1975 | Oktober 1988 im Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Kalifornien, WP: Orel Hershiser (1–0) LP: Storm Davis (0–1), Dienstag, 18. 2007 | 2003 | Damals wie heute waren es neben den Dodgers die Lakers… Tim Belcher with Nancy Reagan (cropped).png 243 × 416; 194 KB. The “Bash Brothers” duo of Mark McGwire (32 home runs, 99 RBI, .260 batting average) and José Canseco (42 home runs, 124 RBI, .307 batting average) were in their early twenties, emerging as young superstars. 1952 | Beginning in 1990, NBC would be shut out of Major League Baseball coverage completely, after CBS signed a four year, exclusive television contract. 1969 | 1931 | He would eventually have a distinguished 24-year career, gaining election into the Hall of Fame in 2004. 1908 | After splitting coverage of the 1995 World Series with ABC, NBC would next cover a World Series exclusively in 1997. In addition to Hershiser's performance, the Dodgers won because Mickey Hatcher stepped in for the hobbled Kirk Gibson in left field and provided spark, enthusiasm, and unexpected offense. Visit Baseball-Reference.com for the complete box score, play-by-play, and win probability Alle Serien von 1988. Mike Davis, a disappointing free-agent signing for most of the 1988 season, added a 2-run blast in the fourth, and former World Series MVP Rick Dempsey, filling in for an injured Mike Scioscia, added an RBI double in the sixth. Stewart's problems began in the bottom of the first when he hit Steve Sax with his first pitch. He really circled those bases in a hurry!". 2011 | (Canseco was the only player besides Yogi Berra in 1956 to hit a grand slam in a losing World Series game). There is 1 copy left, the news clippings were sent with the first copy sold. 1963 | Diese Seite wurde zuletzt am 23. The Dodgers tied it in the fifth when Franklin Stubbs drove home Jeff Hamilton with a double. The Oakland Athletics won the American League West division by 13 games over the Minnesota Twins then defeated the Boston Red Sox, four games to none, in the American League Championship Series. Sunday, October 16, 1988 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, WP: Orel Hershiser (1-0) LP: Storm Davis (0-1) HRs: LAD – Mike Marshall (1). When NBC returned from a commercial break at the start of the bottom of the 9th inning of Game 1, Scully commented (as NBC's cameras were panning the Dodgers' dugout) that Gibson (who wasn't in the dugout at the time) wouldn't play for sure. 1919 | In the sixth, the Dodgers broke Stewart's groove with three singles, the latter one by Mike Scioscia that scored Mike Marshall. Dennis Eckersley, who had seen Davis hit for power in the American League, became too cautious, reasoning that he would rather risk walking Davis (assuming that Anderson next up would still prove to be an easy out), instead of trying to pitch to Davis, and perhaps make a mistake that Davis could hit for a game-tying home run. According t… Dave Henderson cut the Dodger lead to 4–3 on a two-out RBI double. Hatcher further excited the Dodger stadium fans by running full speed around the bases, prompting Vin Scully to comment, "He's a Saturday Evening Post character!" You must be logged in to post a review. 1966 | Nobody thought we would beat the team who won 104 games (the Oakland Athletics), but we believed it! Canseco became the first player to hit 40 or more home runs and steal 40 or more bases in Major League history and would capture the Most Valuable Player award in the American League. Wählen Sie aus erstklassigen Inhalten zum Thema 1988 World Series in höchster Qualität. Thousands of fans responded with their incredible stories (Sport in America: Our Defining Stories). 1956 | After splitting coverage of the 1995 World Series with ABC, NBC would next cover a World Series exclusively in 1997. According to Gibson, Scully's comments in large part influenced his decision to want to bat. 1906 | The A's half of the seventh was more eventful, however. The 1988 World Series proved that, sometimes, you get what you expect out of life … but only after you wind through the wilderness a couple of times and turn the whole thing on its head. After the Dodgers won Game 4, Lasorda (during a postgame interview with Marv Albert) sarcastically said that the MVP of the World Series should be Bob Costas. Eckersley did indeed walk Davis, thus setting the stage for Kirk Gibson to hit his game-winning home run. 1937 | This is gonna be a home run! Like the 1969 Mets, it's the impossible dream revisited! 1916 | Longtime Dodger’s broadcaster Vin Scully called the 1988 World Series for a national television audience on NBC with Joe Garagiola. He was the first pitcher to get three hits in a World Series game since 1924. Here’s a look back at 1988, the last time the Dodgers won the World Series. Oktober 1988 letztmals die World Series gewonnen hatten. 1911 | Hershiser also contributed offensively, with three hits, including an RBI double in the fourth inning. Hatcher scored the second run on a groundout by John Shelby. Danny Heep led off with a double. This was the first World Series to have the series logo on the players' uniforms. Gibson said that when the count reached 3-2, he stepped out of the batter's box and, in his mind, could hear Didier's voice, with its distinctive Southern drawl, reiterating that same piece of advice. Path to the World Series ALCS: Oakland over Boston (4 games to 0) NLCS: Los Angeles over New York (4 games to 3). Belcher loaded the bases in the first by giving up a single to Dave Henderson, then hitting José Canseco and walking Mark McGwire. 1915 | 1982 | Die World Series 1986 war die 83. 1974 | 1972 | Stewart would calm down, however, and the A's provided him a lead in their half of the second. With a two outs and a 1-0 count to Canseco, Canseco crushed the next pitch for a grand slam over the left-center field fence, denting an NBC game camera in the process. 1949 | 2000 | Kirk Gibson's walk-off homer in Game 1, marked the first time that a World Series game ended with a come from behind home run; and is considered the greatest home run hit in Los Angeles Dodgers history. Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda tried to trick the Athletics into thinking that Kirk Gibson was not going to pinch-hit in Game 1. Jose Canseco's grand slam in Game 1 was his only hit of the series. They led in ERA (3.44), wins (104), saves (64), and were second in strikeouts (983) and second in least amount of runs allowed and home runs allowed. 1935 | Auflage des Finals der Major League Baseball zwischen den beiden kalifornischen Teams Oakland Athletics, dem Champion der American League, und den Los Angeles Dodgers, dem Meister der National League. The Dodger bullpen led the league in saves with 49. The Dodgers' team batting did not finish in the top five in any offensive statistical category except batting average (fifth), at a pedestrian .248 – no regular or backup hit over .300 or drove in over 90 runs. From shop WallyDogFarms. KIRK GIBSON 1988 WORLD SERIES GAME WINNING HOMERUN DODGERS 8x10 Photo. 1961 | The A's got back in the series on the strength of strong pitching by former Dodger World Series hero Bob Welch and three relievers. 1959 | Die Serie startete am 15. 1962 | 1955 | Thursday, October 20, 1988 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, WP: Orel Hershiser (2-0) LP: Storm Davis (0-2) HRs: LAD – Mickey Hatcher (2), Mike Davis (1). This is the Dodgers most recent World Series victory. NL Los Angeles Dodgers (4) vs AL Oakland Athletics (1), Saturday, October 15, 1988 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, WP: Alejandro Peña (1-0) LP: Dennis Eckersley (0-1) HRs: OAK – José Canseco (1) LAD – Mickey Hatcher (1), Kirk Gibson (1). Oct 18, 1988, Attendance: 49316, Time of Game: 3:21. With that thought in mind, Gibson stepped back into the batter's box; and thus when Eckersley did in fact throw a backdoor slider, it was, thanks to Didier, exactly the pitch for which Gibson was looking. 1988 | Because of using ace Orel Hershiser in Game 7 of the NLCS, the Dodgers had to open with rookie Tim Belcher in Game 1. The Dodger pitching tamed Oakland monsters José Canseco (one hit, his grand slam in Game 1) and Mark McGwire (one hit and one RBI, which came in Game 3) for pretty much the entire series. Oktober 1988. With one out, Weiss singled and reached second when he was called safe on a double-play grounder hit by Polonia; he was running with the pitch. Hbo : Sports And Sports 1118 Words | 5 Pages. Auflage des Finals der Major League Baseball.Es standen sich die Meister der American League, die Boston Red Sox, und der Champion der National League, die New York Mets, gegenüber.Die Best-Of-Seven Serie startete am 18. The Dodgers became the first (and so far only) team to have a perfect game pitched against them and win a World Series in the same season. 1992 | World Series der Major League Baseball Los Angeles Dodgers holen ersten Titel seit 1988. red/dpa, 28.10.2020 - 09:48 Uhr. Greeting World Baseball Champion Los Angeles Dodgers in Rose Garden and Being Presented with Jersey.png 868 × 444; 731 KB. 1986 | Following this confrontation, both teams appeared on Family Feud with Ray Combs for a special sweeps week billed as a World Series Rematch. Commentator Joe Garagiola noted, "He ran in like they thought they were going to take it off the scoreboard! 1924 | 1993 | Oktober 1988 im Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, Kalifornien, WP: Orel Hershiser (2–0) LP: Storm Davis (0–2), 1903 | José Canseco walked and Dave Parker reached on a Griffin error to load the bases, but Mark McGwire popped out, ending the A's last chance to score. 1998 | But anything can happen in a short series, as proven by these 1988 Los Angeles Dodgers, who out-hit (41–28, .246–.177), out-muscled (5 HRs,-2 HRs), and out-pitched (2.03-3.92) the seemingly unbeatable Oakland Athletics incredibly winning the Series in 5 games, outscoring the A’s, 21–11, bringing Tommy Lasorda and the Dodgers their sixth World Series Championship. 1943 | Oktober 1988 im Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, Kalifornien, WP: Rick Honeycutt (1–0) LP: Jay Howell (0–1), Mittwoch, 19. Along the way, NBC's Bob Costas could hear Gibson's agonized-sounding grunts after every hit. 1988 World Series (4-1): Los Angeles Dodgers (N.L.) Die Serie startete am 15. The ace of the staff was Dave Stewart, an ex-Dodger (1978–83), who won 20 games for the second straight season. 2016 | Kirk Gibson would later say that prior to the Series, Dodger scout Mel Didier had provided a report on Dennis Eckersley that claimed with a 3-2 count against a left-handed power hitter, one could be absolutely certain that Eckersley would throw a backdoor slider. 1939 | Oktober und endete am 20. Meanwhile, Oakland sent a well-rested Dave Stewart to the mound. 1977 | Sieger der Best-Of-Seven Serie wurden die L.A. Dodgers durch einen 4:1-Erfolg. 1967 | 2012 | Sieger der Best-Of-Seven Serie wurden die L.A. Dodgers durch einen 4:1-Erfolg. Oktober und endete am 20. This is the year of Kirk Gibson’s heroics. 1942 | Page 1 of 50 - About 500 essays. Another longtime starter (and another ex-Dodger), Rick Honeycutt, proved to be a capable set-up man to Eckersley, finishing with three wins and seven saves. 1934 | Tuesday, October 18, 1988 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California, WP: Rick Honeycutt (1-0) LP: Jay Howell (0-1) HRs: OAK – Mark McGwire (1). 1914 | Bob Costas, who along with Marv Albert, hosted NBC's World Series pregame coverage and handled postgame interviews made on-air statements that enraged many in the Dodgers' clubhouse (especially manager Tommy Lasorda). Unbelievable! The A's answered in the sixth on an RBI single by Carney Lansford. 1978 | 1929 | 1991 | Time of Race: unknown Avg. 2017 | over Oakland Athletics (A.L.). The Dodgers got their final run in the seventh when pinch-hitter Tracy Woodson drove in Alfredo Griffin with a groundout. And the Dodgers have won the game, 5 to 4; I don't believe... what I just saw! Media in category "1988 World Series" The following 3 files are in this category, out of 3 total. Both pitchers, however, would have their troubles in this game starting out. LA Los Angeles Dodgers 2012 Kirk Gibson 1988 NL MVP Fist Pump … 1964 | 1918 | 1905 | 1940 | The World Series. The A's got one back in their half when Luis Polonia led off with a single, went to second on a passed ball, and later scored on a José Canseco groundout. The 1988 World Series marked Don Baylor's third consecutive World Series with three separate teams. 1947 | 2008 | Amazon.de: Finden Sie Official 1988 World Series Film by David Gavant in unserem vielfältigen DVD- & Blu-ray-Angebot. After retiring Franklin Stubbs, Stewart balked Sax to second. 1996 | Add to cart. The 1988 World Series marked the last time that NBC would televise a World Series in seven years. 2002 | Be the first to review “1988 World Series Program” Cancel reply. Gratis Versand durch Amazon ab einem Bestellwert von 29€. 1988 WORLD SERIES OFFICIAL Program Vintage Major League Baseball Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Oakland Athletics Authentic Game Memorabilia WallyDogFarms. 2004 | $60.00 + $1.50 shipping . The 1988 World Series marked Don Baylor 's third consecutive World Series with a third different team. Besides being a member of the 1988 Athletics, Baylor was also a member of the 1986 Boston Red Sox and 1987 Minnesota Twins. 1933 | Baseball Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. In unserer Seriendatenbank haben wir 4 Serien, die im Jahre 1988 gestartet sind, eingetragen. By the time Kirk Gibson reached his locker after Game 1, bullpen coach Mark Cresse had written "R. HOBBS" on a piece of paper and taped it over Gibson's nameplate, which was in reference to Gibson's heroics mirroring those of the fictional slugger played by Robert Redford in The Natural. The staff was anchored by Cy Young Award-winner Orel Hershiser, who led league in wins, won-loss percentage (23–8 .864), complete games (15), shutouts (8), and sacrifice hits (19). Kirk Gibson Los Angeles Dodgers 1988 World Series Home Jersey Men's (M-2XL) $109.99. Despite dealing All-Star pitcher Bob Welch to Oakland prior to spring training and an injury to Fernando Valenzuela (5–8, 4.24 ERA), the Dodgers were second in the NL in team ERA and runs allowed, and led the league in complete games and shutouts. A's manager Tony LaRussa then brought in right-hander Gene Nelson to face Hamilton, who forced Heep out at home. I've seen a lot of dramatic finishes, in a lot of sports, but this one, might top almost every other one. Terry Steinbach flied out, however, to end the threat. Los Angeles had benefited from the amazing arm of Orel Hershiser who had ended the regular season with a record-breaking fifty-nine consecutive scoreless innings as … With two outs, Glenn Hubbard singled. 1950 | Entering the World Series Championship, all Los Angeles hopes hinged on ace Orel Hershisher, who threw shutouts in his last six regular-season starts, then clinched the National League pennant by shutting out the Mets in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series. After Davis stole second, Gibson bravely fouled off Eckersley's best offerings, then hit a backdoor slider into the right field bleachers to win the game. 1988 World Series Los Angeles Dodgers (4) vs Oakland Athletics (1) In 1988, the World Series Championship was transformed into a "California Classic" as the Los Angeles Dodgers went up against the neighboring Oakland Athletics. Nobody thought we would win the division. 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