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Alan Trammell was named the 1984 World Series MVP after hitting .450 in the 5-game match-up against the San Diego Padres.  In the series, Trammell went 9-for-20 with six singles, a double, and 2 home runs while scoring 5 times and driving in 6.

The Tigers won the series 4 games to 1.

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The Arizona Diamondbacks were the fastest expansion team to reach the World Series, making it to the Fall Classic in their fourth year of existence, 2001.

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Gary Carter collected the most RBI for the New York Mets in the 1986 World Series.  He had 9 RBI in the 7 contests.

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Despite playing for the losing team, Hack Wilson had the highest batting average during the 1929 World Series.  He hit .471.

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The only player to participate in all 44 World Series games played between the New York Yankees and Brooklyn Dodgers is Pee Wee Reese.

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The first pinch hit home run in World Series history was belted by Yogi Berra in Game 3 of the 1947 New York Yankees.

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Deacon Phillippe holds the record for most complete games in a single World Series.  In the 1903 match-up between Pittsburgh and Boston, Phillippe started games 1, 3, 4, 7, and 8 – and he completed all five of them!!