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It was a classic ending to a classic World Series. The D'backs won their first title in a Game 7 thriller, scoring twice in the ninth off Mariano Rivera to stun the three-time defending champion Yankees 3-2. CNNSI.com's John Donovan says the unlikely ending cemented the series as a true Fall Classic.

SI's Verducci: Greatness on display
Three-game winners | Last at-bat winners
Photo Gallery: You had to see it to believe it
SI's Pearlman: Both teams to have busy winter


• Closer Look: D'backs had a plan for Rivera
• Closer Look: Decision to pull Schilling easy
• Closer Look: Defensive gems bail out Yanks
• Closer Look: Unlucky seventh for Pettitte
• Closer Look: Torre has all the wrong moves
• SI's Cannella: Soriano a clutch performer
• SI's Cannella: Game 4 an instant classic
• SI's Cannella: Anderson surprises himself
• SI's Cannella: Another Schintillating outing
• SI's Greene: No Justice (David) for Yankees
• SI's Greene: Brenly sticks with Kim too long
• SI's Pearlman: A Witasick-ening performance
• SI's Pearlman: Brenly, Kim may never recover
• SI's Pearlman: Morgan knows perseverance


Sports Illustrated: Inside Baseball
Can a pair of aces beat four of a kind?

SI's Frank Deford: Viewpoint
Root for New York City, but not the Yankees.

Sports Illustrated: Life of Reilly
The Diamondbacks are wet behind the ears.

SI's Tom Verducci: Inside Baseball
Advanced reports are key to Yankees' success.



Statitudes
A By the Numbers look at the World Series

Tale of the Tape
Sizing up Roger Clemens and Randy Johnson.

Breakdown
SI's Stephen Cannella sizes up all the matchups.

Statitudes
Rivera dominates like closers of yesteryear.



Charting the Postseason
World Series walkoff home runs
World Series extra-Inning games
Postseason starters on three days' rest
Most strikeouts in a World Series game
Leadoff home runs in postseason history

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Game 1: Arizona 9, New York 1            Recap | Box Score
Game 2: Arizona 4, New York 0            Recap | Box Score
Game 3: New York 2, Arizona 1            Recap | Box Score 
Game 4: New York 4, Arizona 3            Recap | Box Score 
Game 5: New York 3, Arizona 2            Recap | Box Score 
Game 6: Arizona 15, New York 2          Recap | Box Score 
Game 7: Arizona 3, New York 2            Recap | Box Score 
Postseason schedule


D'backs celebrate with parade through Phoenix
Series' Game 7 drama a ratings bonanza for Fox
Yanks to have busy offseason after Series loss
Colangelo vows to keep D'backs intact for '02
Co-aces Johnson, Schilling named co-MVPs
Game 6: D'backs run away with 15-2 laugher
Game 5: Yankees have déjà vu all over again
Game 4: Late homers doom Diamondbacks
Game 3: Yankees pitch way back into Series
Game 2: Big Unit blanks Yanks on three hits
Game 1: D'backs chase Mussina in 9-1 rout


Raising Arizona
The Diamondbacks supplanted the '97 Marlins as the fastest expansion team to win a title.
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Parade of champions
Cheers and confetti followed the Diamondbacks on their victory tour of downtown Phoenix.
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