BORN TODAY IN 1907 - JIMM FOXX
BORN TODAY ICHARO (1973)
In Game 2 of the 2000 World Series, Roger Clemens throws the barrel of a shattered bat at Mike Piazza as the Met catcher runs to first. The eagerly awaited at bat, due to the Rocket's beaning of the Mets' superstar in July, results in the two players confronting one another and the emptying of both benches.
Bret Saberhagen and the Kansas City Royals beat St. Louis in seven games to claim the franchise's first World Series victory.