Pete Rose and Bud Harrelson scuffled in the fifth inning after Rose slid hard into second base trying to break up a double play, instigating a 10-minute bench-clearing brawl. Rose was pelted with garbage and bottles when he went out to left field in the bottom of the inning.
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1975 Red Sox-Reds
The ball stayed fair, and there would be a Game 7 thanks to Carlton Fisk's bomb off Reds lefty Pat Darcy in the bottom of the 12th.
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1975 Reds-Red Sox
Will McEnaney and Johnny Bench celebrated the last out of their Game 7 victory against the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
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Chris Chambliss' leadoff homer in the bottom of the ninth off Mark Littell snapped a 6-6 tie and ended New York's 12-year pennant drought. Chambliss needed a police escort to reach home plate after pandemonium broke out at Yankee Stadium.
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Reggie Jackson homered in three consecutive at-bats against the Dodgers to clinch the Yankees' first World Series title since 1962.
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In the sixth inning of Game 4 of the World Series, baserunner Reggie Jackson stuck out his hip and interfered with Bill Russell's throw to first base. A run scored as the ball caromed into right field and the Yankees ended up beating the Dodgers 4-3 and winning the Series in six games.
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Willie Stargell fueled Pittsburgh's sweep of Cincinnati with a three-run homer in the 11th inning of Game 1, a double and single in Game 2 and a homer, double and three RBIs in Game 3.
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George Brett's three-run homer into the upper deck at Yankee Stadium off longtime rival Goose Gossage in the top of the seventh sealed a three-game sweep of New York, sending Kansas City to its first World Series.
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In the decisive Game 5 of the NLCS between the Dodgers and Expos, Rick Monday hit a two-out, solo home run in the top of the ninth off Steve Rogers to send Los Angeles to the World Series.
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Ozzie Smith's ninth-inning solo shot off closer Tom Niedenfuer gave St. Louis a 3-2 victory and a 3-2 series lead. It was the first home run batting left-handed in 3,001 career at-bats for the switch-hitting shortstop.
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The Cardinals were three outs away from clinching the World Series when umpire Don Denkinger incorrectly ruled K.C.'s Jorge Orta safe at first base to lead off the ninth. The Royals would win the game 2-1 and blow out St. Louis in Game 7.
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1986 Red Sox-Angels
On the brink of advancing to the World Series, the Angels blew a 5-2 ninth-inning lead when Donnie Moore allowed a two-out, two-run home run to Dave Henderson. Boston eventually won the game 7-6 in the 11th on Henderson's sacrifice fly.
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1986 Mets-Red Sox
With the score tied 5-5 in the bottom of the 10th of Game 6, Mookie Wilson hit a groundball that went through Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner's legs and brought home Ray Knight with the winning run. The Mets went on to win the Series in Game 7.
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1989 A's-Blue Jays
Jose Canseco became the first player to hit a home run into the fifth deck at SkyDome as Oakland took a 3-1 series lead. The official estimate was 480 feet, but most observers agreed that the distance from home plate to section 540, Row 5, Seat 4 was well over 500 feet.
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Kirk Gibson shocked the A's -- and the baseball world -- with his pinch-hit, game-winning home run in the bottom of the ninth off Dennis Eckersley in Game 1.
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Yes, the A's had a game-winning home run in this Series, too. Mark McGwire victimized Dodgers reliever Jay Howell in the bottom of the ninth for a 2-1 win, Oakland's lone victory of the Series.
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