Get Vendio Gallery - Now FREE! NEW YORK GIANTS vs CLEVELAND INDIANS.The 1954 World Series matched the National League. The Giants swept the Series in four games to win their first championship since 1933.
Defeating the heavily favored Indians, who had won an AL-record 111 games in the regular season. The Series is perhaps best-remembered for The Catch. , a sensational running catch made by Giants center fielder Willie Mays. In Game 1, snaring a long drive by Vic Wertz. Near the outfield wall with his back to the infield.
It is also remembered for utility player Dusty Rhodes. Clutch hitting in three of the four games.
Won his only title among the three pennants he captured in his career. As of 2008, it remains the last World Series victory for the Giants. Have never won a World Series since the 1958 move to the West Coast. This was the first time the Cleveland Indians.
Had been swept in a World Series. And the first time the New York Giants.Had swept an opponent without qualification. They had won four games without a loss in the 1922 World Series.
But there was also one tied game. A FEW LIGHT STAINS ON THE COVER. WE HAVE AMAZING FEEDBACK AND STAND BY ALL OUR SALES.
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