Hall of Fame second baseman Bill Mazeroski of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Click on the 'Bill Mazeroski Game 7 walk-off home run' link below to see an MLB produced video about one of the greatest moments in World Series history.
It's happened 15 times, most recently in 2011 when David Freese of the St. Louis Cardinals hit a walk-off homer in Game 6 of the World Series to set up a Game 7 against the Texas Rangers. The Cardinals went on to win the world title. Only two World Series have ended because of dramatic home runs. In Game 7 of the 1960 World Series, Bill Mazeroski of the Pittsburgh Pirates hit a solo homer in the bottom of the ninth to beat the New York Yankees 10-9. In Game 6 of the 1992 World Series, Joe Carter of the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-6 with a three-run shot in the ninth off reliever Mitch Williams.
The New York Yankees and the Pittsburgh Pirates played in the 1960 World Series with the Pirates winning in 7 games. The score of Game 6 was Yankees 12, Pirates 0.
Bobby Richardson hit 1 home run in the 1960 World Series. That was in game 3.
The 1960 World Series ended on a Game 7 Walk-off Homerun by Bill Mazeroski of Pittsburgh (against NY Yankees). Also Joe Carter of Toronto hit a World Series ending home run in Game 6 of the 1993 Series against Philadelphia (notably Toronto was trailing 6-5 when Carter hit the 3-run homer it is one of two come from behind walk-off homeruns in WS history).
Back to back in 1992 and 1993 with Joe Carter's dramatic game 6 walk-off homer off the Phillies' Mitch Williams in Game 6 of the '93 World Series.
Joe Blanton in Game 4 of the 2008 World Series against the Tampa Bay Rays. The previous pitcher to hit a HR in the World Series was Ken Holtzman of the Oakland Athletics in Game 4 of the 1974 World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Bill Mazeroski of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Joe Carter won the 1993 World Series for the Toronto Blue Jays with a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth of Game 6. The walk-off blow, only the second home run to end a World Series (along with Bill Mazeroski's famous 1960 shot), enabled Toronto to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies four games to two. Toronto won the game, 8-6.
Roberto Clemente did it in the two seven-game World Series in which he appeared in 1960 and 1971.
Only once. In the 1993 World Series, Joe Carter's three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Toronto Blue Jays an 8-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies and the world championship in six games. The only other home run to end a World Series happened in a Game 7 -- Bill Mazeroski's memorable 1960 home run against the New York Yankees that gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a title.
The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the New York Yankees 4 games to 3. Click on the '1960 World Series' link on this page to see a game by game breakdown. And also click on the 'Bill Mazeroski's Game 7 Walk Off Home Run' link to see a tape of the story of his home run in the bottom of the 9th inning in game 7 that won the World Series for the Pirates.
Yankees second baseman Bobby Richardson had 6 RBIs in the 1960 World Series to set the World Series single game record.Yankees designated hitter Hideki Matsui tied the record with 6 RBIs in game 6 of the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies in 2009.
Kirk Gibson. His three-run homer as a pinch hitter was his only appearance in the Series.
The Pittsburgh Pirate beat the New York Yankees. I think it was won by a game 7 home run by second baseman Bill Mazaroski who may well have been the MVP. Bobby Richardson of the Yankees was the MVP of the 1960 World Series.
6 RBI is the record for most RBI in a single World Series game. Hideki Matsui (2009 Yankees) & Bobby Richardson (1960 Yankees) They both were named World Series MVP even though the 1960 Yankees lost the championship to the Pittsburgh Pirates in 7 games.
1960 New York Yankees with 91 base hits (64 1B, 13 2B, 4 3B, 10 HR). The Yankees lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1960 World Series.
Bill Mazeroski of the Pittsburgh Pirates in Game 7 of the 1960 World Series to defeat the New York Yankees and Joe Carter of the Toronto Blue Jays in Game 6 of the 1993 World Series to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies.
Only four players have had three-homer games in World Series competition -- Babe Ruth (who did it twice), Reggie Jackson, Albert Pujols and Pablo Sandoval.
1960 World Series game 6 ticket stubA 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates World Series full ticket game 6 played at Forbes Field is worth about $200.- $250. and $40 - $125. for a stub. Condition is important. The slightest flaws could bring the price down significantly. Common flaws include; rips, creases, stains, and fading. Ticket stubs that are not ripped cleanly will also sell for less. You will find collectors of World Series tickets on eBay.
For an entire series, the New York Yankees scored 55 runs against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1960 Series. For a game, the Yankees scored 18 runs against the New York Giants in game 2 of the 1936 World Series, winning 18-4.
There has not been a single world series that has NOT had a home run. And, two World Series have ended with a walk off home run, 1960 (Pirates beat Yankees in Game 7) and 1993 (Blue Jays beat Pirates).
The 2009 World Series was a 6-game series. No game 7.
It was a 7 game series that went from 0ctober 5th to October 13th ending in a 4-3 series win for the Pittsburgh Pirates over the New York Yankees.