Chuck Hiller In 1962
Joe DiMaggio participated in 51 World Series games from 1936 to 1951. Frankie Frisch participated in 50 from 1921 to 1934. The question was "Who was the first major leaguer to participate in more than fifty World Series games?"
That was George Shuba of the Brooklyn Dodgers in Game 1 of the 1953 World Series.
Since 1903, a player has hit two homers in the same World Series game 51 times. The last major leaguer to do it was Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants, who actually hit three homers in Game 1 of the 2012 World Series.
Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies was the last African American player to hit a World Series home run. He did it on November 4, 2009 in game 6.
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No. The only African-American to win the World Series as a manager was Cito Gaston of the Toronto Blue Jays in 1992 and 1993. He was a pretty good player who played in 1026 games over an 11 year MLB career but never played in a World Series.
The 2008 World Series will begin in the ballpark of the American League pennant winner.
The world series is between the top american league team and the top national league team. There is no american league world series. The Texas Rangers were the american league team in the World Series. The St. Louis Cardinals from the national league beat them in seven games.
The Winning player's share in the 2009 World Series was $365,052.73. The losing player's share was $265,357.50.
The Oakland Athletics have the second most American League World Series titles with 9.
Robinson's 9 base hits tied the World Series record for most base hits by a player in a 5 game World Series. This is still the record for a 5 game Series ... the last player accomplishing this was Sean Casey of the Tigers in the 2006 World Series.