Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
No. The Marlins won the Series in 2003. The Yankees were seeking their 27th at the time.
Hideki Matsui. He hit 46 doubles. Soriano was second with 36 for the team.
.324. Derek was the Yankee's shortstop.
Jorge Posada. Posada hit a slow roller in front of Beckett, who tagged him out before reaching first base.
Josh Beckett. Beckett pitched a complete game in game 6 to give the Marlins the Series. He also tagged out Jorge Posada for the last out.
Florida Marlins. The Marlins won the World Series as a Wild-Card team, the second year in a row this happened. The Angels won the 2002 World Series as a Wild-Card also.
6. The last game, Game 6, was played at Yankee Stadium. While usually when a team wins a World Series, the fans in the house go crazy. Yankee Stadium was deathly quiet. I know, because I was there.
Florida Marlins. In 2002, the Marlins were way under .500. Somehow they turned it around on '03, winning the National League wild-card and eventually the World Series. Game one saw the Marlins defeat the Yankees, 3-2.
Florida Marlins. The last time in the 20th Century the Cubs won a World Series was 1908, and they were again denied in '03 after a loss to the Marlins.
Aaron Boone. Aaron Boone hit an extra inning, walkoff homer off Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield's first pitch of the inning, to give the Yankees their 39th American League pennant.
|Who shoved 70+ year old Yankee bench coach Don Zimmer to the ground amidst a brawl in Game 3 of the ALCS?||Yankees Postseason: 2003
Pedro Martinez. This brawl started when Pedro Martinez hit Yankees batter Karim Garcia in the back. Next inning, Yankees ace Roger Clemens threw a high fastball to Sox hitter Manny Ramirez, igniting a bench-clearing brawl, with the Martinez-Zimmer being its highlight.
Boston Red Sox. This was the first time since 1999 that the Yankees met the Sox in the postseason, and only the 2nd time ever. The Yankees beat the BoSox 4 games to 3 in an action-packed ALCS.
Minnesota Twins. Since the Yankees were the #1 seed in the playoffs for the American League, they played the 4th and last seed in the first round, the Minnesota Twins.