Join Baseball Almanac as we research every World Series and include important data, rosters, statistics, and box scores!. Recaps | AL Club Summaries | NL Club Summaries | Championships by Club · Intracity | MVPs | MVPs by Position | This Day in WS History | Video Highlights. As the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers get ready to square off in the th World Series, explore six surprising facts about the Fall. It's Babe Ruth telling the fans and media where he is going to deposit the next pitch and a heavily outscored team of Pirates beating the unbeatable Yankees off a ninth inning Bill Mazeroski blast. Lou Gehrig Bids Farewell to Baseball. Cincinnati Reds 7, 3—4. Weaver, Earl Earl Weaver. New York Yankees 6, 3—3. NL Central Chi Cubs Cincinnati Milwaukee Pittsburgh St. Baltimore Orioles 2, 1—1. New York Metropolitans , AA. Minnesota Twins , AL vs. The number of games played ranged from as few as three in Providence defeated New York three games to zero , to a high of fifteen in Detroit beat St. Since , the home team has not won the deciding game of a World Series.