What happens in the World Series can reverberate for years for player and teams alike.  so here are the 5 most memorable mlb world series wins

The 5 Most Memorable MLB World Series Wins.

Major League Baseball history is filled with memorable World Series, from the first in 1903 to the 21st century.

The 5 Most Memorable MLB World Series Wins.

The New York Yankees, who have won more titles (27) than any other big-league team, have played in many World Series that have captured the imaginations of sports fans and historians. 

Here are the 5 most memorable mlb world series wins  :

1. Game 7, 2016 World Series – Cubs 8, Indians 7 – Extra Innings

It’s not really hyperbole to call this the greatest World Series game ever played—a winner-take-all matchup for the championship with two teams looking to break decades-long curses.

The game featured a number of questionable manager moves, a stunning late-inning home run, a random rain delay, extra innings, and an impromptu team meeting in a tiny weight room—yeah, this game had it all.

After forcing Game 7 with a dominating win led by shortstop Addison Russell’s grand slam, the Chicago Cubs jumped out to an early lead behind Dexter Fowler’s leadoff home run and went up 5-1 after scoring two runs in the top of the fourth and fifth innings, including a homer from Javier Baez.

2. Game 5, 1956 World Series – Don Larsen Perfect Game – Yankees 2, Dodgers 0)

To this day, there has only been one perfect game tossed in World Series history, by the Yankees’ Don Larsen in Game 5 of their 1956 Series against the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Larsen battled back from a rough Game 2 outing, in which he did his part to blow an early 6-0 lead in a game the Yanks eventually lost 13-8.

The 5 Most Memorable MLB World Series Wins.

Determined to make up for it, Larsen pitched the best, most memorable game of his life, throwing a mere 97 pitches to finish off all 27 Dodger players who came to the plate.

Larsen only had to worry about one three-ball count all day, striking out Pee Wee Reese on a full count in the first inning.

3. Game 7, 1960 – Pirates 10, Yankees 9

The 1960 World Series may have featured the best, craziest seventh game ever seen. It was a seesaw battle pitting the upstart Pittsburgh Pirates against the powerhouse Yankees, who were coming off another dominant decade and were hungry for another title.

Pittsburgh surprised everyone by playing well enough in a few early Series games to get into a Game 7 situation (they did, however, lose three games by scores of 10-0, 16-3 and 12-0).

The Pirates came out swinging, jumping out to a 4-0 lead in the first two innings thanks to the timely hitting of Rocky Nelson and Bill Virdon.

Pittsburgh hung onto a 4-1 lead into the sixth inning, when the Yanks quickly grabbed control thanks to a run-scoring single by Mickey Mantle and a three-run shot by Yogi Berra.

A two-out rally in the Yankee eighth plated another couple runs, and it was looking like an insurmountable 7-4 edge.

4. Game 6, 1975 – Red Sox 7, Reds 6 – 12 innings

Widely thought to be the greatest game in Red Sox history, even if it didn’t win them a title, Game 6 of the 1975 World Series turned out to be one of the most dramatic and iconic games in baseball history.

Things started off well for Boston, with Fred Lynn teeing off for a three-run homer in the first inning, but it went downhill starting in the fifth.

There, the Reds’ Ken Griffey drove a pitch to deep center with a couple men on, and despite Lynn’s best efforts out in center field, he crashed into the wall and came up empty-handed.

The hit went for a two-run triple and Griffey was knocked in by Johnny Bench two batters later, tying the score at three.

5. Game 6, 1986 World Series – Mets 6, Red Sox 5 – 10 innings

More World Series heartbreak came to the Red Sox in 1986, when they came just about as close as any team to taking the championship before letting it slip through their fingers.

The 5 Most Memorable MLB World Series Wins.

The game may not have ever reached extra frames had it not been for Roger Clemens being replaced with a pinch hitter in the top of the eighth (he allowed one earned run through the first seven innings), as the Sox manager looked to add to a 3-2 lead with a man on.

The move failed, as pinch hitter Mike Greenwell struck out and Boston reliever Calvin Schiraldi allowed the Mets to tie it up in the bottom half of the inning.

Regardless, the Red Sox built up an even better shot to win the Series in the tenth, scoring twice to take a 5-3 lead before retiring the first two New York hitters in the bottom half. 

By Rishabh

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