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During World Series games played in National League ballparks, National League rules are enforced, and the pitchers will both bat like any other position player. During World Series games played in American League ballparks, American League rules are in effect, and both teams have the option use a designated hitter and the pitcher will not bat if this option is taken. If, however, a DH is later put into a game as a position player, the DH option is then lost, and the pitcher must bat.
Starting pitchers for Game 1 of the 2007 World Series were Josh Beckett for the Boston Red Sox and Jeff Francis for the Colorado Rockies.
Several pitchers who never won a World Series championship include Mike Mussina, Tommy John, Fergie Jenkins, Gaylord Perry and Don Sutton.
Two Cy Young and MVP award winning pitchers from that year faced of in the World Series. The pitchers we Bob Gibson of the Cardinals and Denny McLain of the Tigers.
No pitcher has ever hit 2 home runs in one World Series game. Bob Gibson and Dave McNally are the only two pitchers to have hit 2 home runs in their World Series careers.
Ron Guidry and Jerry Reuss
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The 2001 World Series had co-MVPs - pitchers Randy Johnson & Curt Schilling of the Arizona Diamondbacks.