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  • TruckCrewTruckCrew Wealthy Alum
    First ever World Series hit by a Miami alum. Or so I read on Twitter.
  • TruckCrewTruckCrew Wealthy Alum
    TruckCrew said:

    First ever World Series hit by a Miami alum. Or so I read on Twitter.

    And if I’m doing this right, that was the first ever World Series HR ever hit by a Miami alum.
    DICK
  • JCook32JCook32 Dodds God
    Ok so fun fact - that is NOT the first sacrifice bunt by a Miamian in the World Series. Charlie Leibrandt in game 2 of the 1985 World Series. Also did it in game 6. Go win some bar bets at Brick Street with that one.

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/KCA/KCA198510200.shtml

    Question for the more experienced baseball fans. Those games were played in KC. When did the DH in the World Series go into effect?
    TruckCrewdave67
  • MazMaz Senior Barfly
    Ok so fun fact - that is NOT the first sacrifice bunt by a Miamian in the World Series. Charlie Leibrandt in game 2 of the 1985 World Series. Also did it in game 6. Go win some bar bets at Brick Street with that one.

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/KCA/KCA198510200.shtml

    Question for the more experienced baseball fans. Those games were played in KC. When did the DH in the World Series go into effect?
    At first, the DH rule was not applied to the World Series. From 1973 to 1975, all World Series games were played under National League rules, with no DH and pitchers batting.[6] For 1976, it was decided the DH rule would apply to all games in a World Series, regardless of venue, but only in even-numbered years.[6] Cincinnati Reds first baseman Dan Driessen became the first National League player to act as a DH in any capacity (regular season or postseason) when he was listed as the DH in the first game (he was the DH in all four Series games that year).[8] This practice lasted through 1985. Beginning in 1986, the DH rule was used in games played in the stadium of the American League representative.[9]

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