Mr. October had already earned his nickname before the 1977 World Series, but he cemented it with his three home-run performance in three straight Game 6 at-bats.
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Larsen helped the Yankees to a 4-3 series win over the Dodgers when he pitched the only perfect game in postseason history in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series.
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Beckett won the 2003 Series MVP award despite losing his first start -- though he gave up just one run in seven innings -- when he pitched a complete shutout in Game 6 to give Florida its second World Series.
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Making three starts in just nine days and winning two, Jack Morris pitched a 10-inning Game 7 shutout that earned him the Series MVP and the Twins the 1991 World Series championship.
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Joe Carter became just the second person to end a World Series on a home run when he hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth of Game 6, leaping around the bases as the Blue Jays celebrated their second-straight World Series win in 1993.
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Not expected to play after severely injuring both legs in the NLCS, the NL MVP made good on his one at-bat in the 1988 World Series, hitting a pinch-hit, game-winning home run off of Dennis Eckersley.
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Puckett knocked a hanging curveball from Atlanta's Charlie Liebrandt for a walk-off home run in Game 6 in 1991, sending the Series to a final game where the Twins would take the series.
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Made all the more dramatic thanks to Carlton Fisk's desperate waving toward foul territory, his home run in the bottom of the 12th sent the 1975 Series to Game 7.
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