Who won the World Series 1996?

Who won the World Series 1996?

New York Yankees
1996 World Series/Champion

Who did the Yankees beat in 1996 World Series?

Atlanta Braves
New York Yankees over Atlanta Braves (4-2)

When did the New York Yankees win the World Series?

New York Yankees
Major league titles
World Series titles (27) 1923 1927 1928 1932 1936 1937 1938 1939 1941 1943 1947 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1956 1958 1961 1962 1977 1978 1996 1998 1999 2000 2009

Who pitched in 1996 World Series?

John Smoltz
The series opened in the new Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City with John Smoltz pitching for Atlanta and Andy Pettite for New York. The game was one sided as led by two home runs by 19 year old rookie Andruw Jones and one by Fred McGriff the Braves coasted to a 12-1 win.

Who pitched for the Yankees in 1996?

1996 New York Yankees

1996 New York Yankees 1996 New York Yankees Official Logo Complete Roster
Roster Schedule Hitting Pitching Fielding Statmaster
35 John Wetteland 195
55 Wally Whitehurst 195
27 Bob Wickman 240

Who won the 95 World Series?

1995 World Series/Champion
On this day more than two decades ago, the Braves defeated the Cleveland Indians in Game 6 to win the World Series. The 1995 World Series ended up being the team’s only title from the spectacular run of the 90s and during its time in Atlanta so far, which the 2021 Braves hope to change.

Who played in 1995 World Series?

The Braves defeated the Astros during Game 6 in Houston to clinch the series win and bring the Commissioner’s Trophy home to Truist Park.

Did the Yankees win the World Series in 1956?

The Yankees won the Series in seven games, capturing their 17th championship. Brooklyn won Games 1 and 2, but New York pitchers threw five consecutive complete games (Games 3–7) to cap off the comeback. Larsen was named the Series MVP for his achievement.

Did the Yankees win the World Series in 1998?

The Yankees swept the Padres in four games to win their second World Series championship in three years and their 24th overall. …

Who was the closer for the Yankees in 1996?

John Wetteland
Cone won his first World Series decision in three tries; he had previously recorded two no-decisions in the 1992 World Series. Glavine lost what would be his only start in the series that year, while Yankee closer John Wetteland received his first save.

Did the Yankees sweep the Braves?

With the Yankees’ sweep of the Braves, this was the second time in 1999 that a New York City team had swept a team from Atlanta out of a playoffs; the Knicks had swept the Hawks in the second round of the NBA Playoffs during their Cinderella run to the NBA Finals, where they lost to the San Antonio Spurs.

Who played 2nd base for the Yankees in 1996?

Team Batting

Rk Pos Name
1 C Joe Girardi
2 1B Tino Martinez*
3 2B Mariano Duncan
4 SS Derek Jeter

Who was the winner of the 1996 World Series?

The 1996 World Series was the championship series of Major League Baseball’s (MLB) 1996 season. The 92nd edition of the World Series, it was a best-of-seven playoff between the National League (NL) champion (and defending World Series champion) Atlanta Braves and the American League (AL) champion New York Yankees. The Yankees defeated the

When did the Yankees win the World Series?

The Yankees defeated the Braves, four games to two, to capture their first World Series title since 1978 and their 23rd World Series championship overall. The series was played from October 20–26, 1996, and was broadcast on television on Fox.

What was Atlanta Braves batting average in 1996 World Series?

Over the course of the 1996 World Series, the Braves hit .315 during the first six innings and .176 afterward. Atlanta had more hits, runs, homers, and a lower team ERA during the course of the series, but still lost, much like the 1960 Yankees’ performance against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

When was the last World Series game played in Atlanta?

Did you know that Game 5 of the 1996 World Series was the last ballgame ever played in Atlanta Fulton County Stadium? On October 20, 1996, Andruw Jones became the youngest player, nineteen (19), in World Series history to hit a home run.

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