Oktober 1988. Unbelievable! 2017 | Game 4 didn't feature very many big hits or any home runs, but it was won by the Dodgers in typical scratch-and-claw fashion that defined their 1988 season. 1943 | Free shipping . 1906 | A home run for Gibson! With that thought in mind, Gibson stepped back into the batter's box; and thus when Eckersley did in fact throw a backdoor slider, it was, thanks to Didier, exactly the pitch for which Gibson was looking. While Kirk Gibson was taking practice swings in the Dodgers' clubhouse during Game 1, Orel Hershiser set up the hitting tee for his teammate. 1927 | Oktober 1988 im Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, Kalifornien, WP: Orel Hershiser (2–0) LP: Storm Davis (0–2), 1903 | The 1988 World Series marked Don Baylor 's third consecutive World Series with a third different team. 1951 | 1939 | Greeting World Baseball Champion Los Angeles Dodgers in Rose Garden and Being Presented with Jersey.png 868 × 444; 731 KB. Amazon.de: Finden Sie Official 1988 World Series Film by David Gavant in unserem vielfältigen DVD- & Blu-ray-Angebot. Jay Howell, was suspended for two games (although it was originally, three) by then National League president Bart Giamatti, for using pine tar during the 1988 National League Championship Series against the New York Mets. The Dodgers' team batting did not finish in the top five in any offensive statistical category except batting average (fifth), at a pedestrian .248 – no regular or backup hit over .300 or drove in over 90 runs. The 1988 World Series marked the last time that NBC would televise a World Series in seven years. Howell was, incidentally, also the losing pitcher in the prior year's All-Star Game in Oakland while as a member of the Oakland Athletics. 1914 | When NBC returned from a commercial break at the start of the bottom of the 9th inning of Game 1, Scully commented (as NBC's cameras were panning the Dodgers' dugout) that Gibson (who wasn't in the dugout at the time) wouldn't play for sure. Stewart would calm down, however, and the A's provided him a lead in their half of the second. 2007 | Kirk Gibson would later say that prior to the Series, Dodger scout Mel Didier had provided a report on Dennis Eckersley that claimed with a 3-2 count against a left-handed power hitter, one could be absolutely certain that Eckersley would throw a backdoor slider. 1980 | 1969 | This is the year of Kirk Gibson’s heroics. Sunday, October 16, 1988 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, WP: Orel Hershiser (1-0) LP: Storm Davis (0-1) HRs: LAD – Mike Marshall (1). 2016 | From shop WallyDogFarms. The Los Angeles Dodgers won the National League West division by 7 games over the Cincinnati Reds then defeated the New York Mets, four games to three, in the 1988 NLCS. 1926 | 1988 World Series. John Shelby singled to left, but Heep was held up at third on the throw home as Shelby took second. 1992 | Bob Costas, who along with Marv Albert, hosted NBC's World Series pregame coverage and handled postgame interviews made on-air statements that enraged many in the Dodgers' clubhouse (especially manager Tommy Lasorda). Oct 18, 1988, Attendance: 49316, Time of Game: 3:21. The “Bash Brothers” duo of Mark McGwire (32 home runs, 99 RBI, .260 batting average) and José Canseco (42 home runs, 124 RBI, .307 batting average) were in their early twenties, emerging as young superstars. Visit Baseball-Reference.com for the complete box score, play-by-play, and win probability Rare LA Dodgers 2018 Kirk Gibson 1988 World Series Home Run MVP Bobble Head New. The most memorable moment of the 1988 World Series occurred when injured Dodgers MVP Kirk Gibson, who could barely walk due to injuries suffered during the National League Championship Series, hit a pinch-hit, walk-off home run off of Athletics closer Dennis Eckersley in Game 1. *The last Dodger team to win the World Series was way back in 1988 and it was a team that looked much different than the current edition – most notably in the power department. After retiring Franklin Stubbs, Stewart balked Sax to second. 1960 | 1954 | KIRK GIBSON 1988 WORLD SERIES GAME WINNING HOMERUN DODGERS 8x10 Photo. The bullpen was outstanding, headed by Jay Howell (21 saves, 2.08), Alejandro Peña (12 saves, 1.91), and longtime New York Mets closer Jesse Orosco. The Dodger pitching tamed Oakland monsters José Canseco (one hit, his grand slam in Game 1) and Mark McGwire (one hit and one RBI, which came in Game 3) for pretty much the entire series. 2013 | 1988 World Series Program. 1947 | 1918 | After spending the previous 12 years as a starter, mostly for the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs, Dennis Eckersley would be converted into a closer in 1987 and would lead the American League in saves in 1988 with 45. After retiring the first two batters, Eckersley issued a walk to pinch-hitter Mike Davis, bringing a hobbled Kirk Gibson to the plate to bat for reliever Alejandro Peña. This is the Dodgers most recent World Series victory. However, the Dodgers were sixth in the NL in runs scored and backed that up with excellent pitching. 1948 | According t… 1971 | 1929 | 1988 World Series (4-1): Los Angeles Dodgers (N.L.) Sieger der Best-Of-Seven Serie wurden die L.A. Dodgers durch einen 4:1-Erfolg. 1910 | Oktober und endete am 20. 1944 | Thousands of fans responded with their incredible stories (Sport in America: Our Defining Stories). Dave Henderson cut the Dodger lead to 4–3 on a two-out RBI double. He would eventually have a distinguished 24-year career, gaining election into the Hall of Fame in 2004. The A's got one back in their half when Luis Polonia led off with a single, went to second on a passed ball, and later scored on a José Canseco groundout. Mickey Hatcher, who hit only one homer all season, then shocked the crowd by hitting a two-run shot off Stewart. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Die World Series 1988 war die 85. The film shows personal stories from fans across the country who have witnessed sports most extraordinary events. (Neft and Cohen 425-429). Nobody thought we would beat the team who won 104 games (the Oakland Athletics), but we believed it! Gibson would never bat again in the Series. 1985 | 1984 | Hershiser would dominate the Mets in the NLCS, while Gibson hobbled through on bad knees and a bruised hamstring but would produce a memorable, if not the greatest, at-bat (in Game 1) of the World Series. 1995 | Die World Series 1988 war die 85. So the Dodgers brought in Debbie Gibson, now if only they had Kirk Gibson!'. 1913 | Belcher loaded the bases in the first by giving up a single to Dave Henderson, then hitting José Canseco and walking Mark McGwire. Auflage des Finals der Major League Baseball zwischen den beiden kalifornischen Teams Oakland Athletics, dem Champion der American League, und den Los Angeles Dodgers, dem Meister der National League. 1983 | Stewart's problems began in the bottom of the first when he hit Steve Sax with his first pitch. 1936 | Kirk Gibson’s 25 home runs led the team but was only good enough for seventh in the National League. Oktober und endete am 20. 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