History Of Bearcats In The World Series
gobearcats.COM Sandy Koufax was the first Bearcat to appear in the World Series
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Sandy Koufax was the first Bearcat to appear in the World Series
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Oct. 25, 2007

Kevin Youkilis in the 2007 World Series.


1912-Jack Bushelman (Boston Red Sox)

  • Red Sox defeated New York Giants, 4 games to 3
  • Bushelman was not on World Series roster

    1921-Miller Huggins (New York Yankees) Manager

  • New York Giants defeated Yankees, 5 games to 3

    1922-Miller Huggins (New York Yankees) Manager

  • New York Giants defeated Yankees, 4 games to 0

    1923-Miller Huggins (New York Yankees) Manager

  • Yankees defeated New York Giants, 4 games to 2

    1926-Miller Huggins (New York Yankees) Manager

  • St. Louis Cardinals defeated Yankees, 4 games to 3

    1927-Miller Huggins (New York Yankees) Manager

  • Yankees defeated Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 0

    1928-Miller Huggins (New York Yankees) Manager

  • Yankees defeated St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 0

    1959-Sandy Koufax (Los Angeles Dodgers)

  • Dodgers defeated Chicago White Sox, 4 games to 2
  • Koufax made two appearances in his first World Series, going 0-1 with a 1.00 ERA and seven strikeouts in nine innings
  • Pitched two shutout innings of relief with one strikeout in Game 1
  • Was the starter and losing pitcher in Game 5, despite surrendering just one run in seven innings with six strikeouts

    1963-Sandy Koufax (Los Angeles Dodgers)

  • Dodgers defeated New York Yankees, 4 games to 0
  • Koufax was named World Series MVP after going 2-0 with a 1.50 ERA and 23 strikeouts in 18 innings
  • Pitched a complete game in Game 1, allowing two runs and striking out 15 in a 5-2 Dodgers victory
  • Outdueled fellow Hall of Famer Whitey Ford again in Game 4, registering his second complete game of the series. Struck out eight and allowed just one run in series-clinching 2-1 win

    1965-Sandy Koufax (Los Angeles Dodgers)

  • Dodgers defeated Minnesota Twins, 4 games to 3
  • Koufax is named World Series MVP for the second time in his career after making three starts (2-1 record) with a 0.38 ERA and 29 strikeouts in 24 innings
  • Hurled six innings with nine strikeouts in a 5-1 Game 2 loss
  • Threw a four-hit shutout with seven strikeouts in a 7-0 Game 5 win
  • Crafted second shutout of series, allowing three hits with 10 strikeouts in series-clinching 2-0 Game 7 victory

    1966-Sandy Koufax (Los Angeles Dodgers)

  • Baltimore Orioles defeated Dodger, 4 games to 0
  • In what would be the final game of his great career, Koufax started Game 2, allowing four runs (one earned) in six innings with two strikeouts

    2004-Kevin Youkilis (Boston Red Sox)

  • Red Sox defeated St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 0
  • Youkilis earned his first career World Series ring, but was not on World Series roster 2007-Kevin Youkilis (Boston Red Sox)
  • Red Sox defeated Colorado Rockies, 4 games to 0
  • Youkilis appeared in all four games, drawing two starts. For the series, he batted .222 with two doubles, three runs scored and one RBI
  • Went 2 for 4 with a pair of doubles and two RBI in a 13-1 Game 1 victory