Listen to the original radio broadcast as the Braves, one game away from their first World Series since 1958, pin their hopes on a 24-year old pitcher named John Smoltz. Hear CBS announcers John Rooney and Jerry Coleman call a legendary start in a Hall of Fame career.
Listen to the original radio broadcast as the underdog Reds take their first championship in 14 years with an unlikely World Series sweep of the powerhouse Oakland A's. Hear legendary Reds announcer Marty Brenneman call the play-by-play as Cincinnati once again becomes the Big Red Machine.
10/15/64: Future Hall-of-Famer Bob Gibson took the hill for his third start of the Series on two days rest, to face the Mel Stottlemyre and a waning Yankee dynasty that still featured Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris. Hear highlights of NBC Radio's broadcast as called by Joe Garagiola and Phil Rizzuto.
10/1/67: On the final day of the regular season, the Red Sox, Twins and Tigers were all still vying for the AL Pennant. Hear highlights of NBC's broadcast that day from Curt Gowdy, Pee Wee Reese and Sandy Koufax from the game between the Red Sox and Twins, with updates from Tiger Stadium.
Nolan Ryan was already piloting the Ryan Express directly to the Hall of Fame, but on one Milwaukee night he reached the gold standard for starting pitchers: 300 wins. Listen to parts of Sean McDonough and Ray Knight's ESPN broadcast from that historic night, as the Rangers beat the Brewers 11-3, including a postgame interview with the evening's star.
10/14/65: Dodger manager Walter Alston called on Sandy Koufax to pitch Game 7 on just two days rest, and the lefty didn't disappoint in the decisive game against the Minnesota Twins. Hear highlights from Byram Saam and Joe Garagiola's broadcast that night as well Vin Scully's postgame interview with Sandy himself.
Lou Brock needed one more stolen base to tie Ty Cobb's all-time record of 892, as the St. Louis Cardinals visited Padres Stadium in San Diego. Hear Bob Starr and Jack Buck's original radio call of the record-tying and record-breaking steals, as heard that night on KMOX.
10/2/78: The end of a long season that saw the Yankees storm back from a 14-game deficit to tie the rival Red Sox atop the AL East came down to this one-game playoff at Fenway Park. The winners proceed to face the Royals in the LCS, the losers just go home. Listen to highlights from this classic battle as aired on the New York Yankees Baseball Radio Network in the early fall of 1978.
6/12/39: Baseball celebrates its centennial by opening the National Baseball Hall of Fame, inducting the first four classes 1936-39 at the Grand Opening. Hear from Babe Ruth, Cy Young, Connie Mack, Ty Cobb, Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis and many more legends of the game in this rare archival radio broadcast.
10/30/60: Hear highlights from the original radio broadcast of this famous contest between the Pirates and Yankees, as light-hitting second baseman Bill Mazeroski hits the first-ever World Series winning walk-off against the heavily-favored Yankees' Billy Terry in front of a revelatory crowd at Forbes Field.