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  World Series Archive

No publication covers the World Series like Sports Illustrated. Since its debut in 1954, SI has witnessed every miraculous moment, from Don Larsen's perfect game to Reggie Jackson's three-homer performance to Bill Buckner's bungle. Experience five decades of great performances with CNN/SI's World Series Flashback.

The '00s

The 2001 World Series was a classic with a classic ending. The Arizona Diamondbacks -- led by the dynamic duo of Curt Schilling and Randy Johnson -- won their first title in a Game 7 thriller. In a Series of astounding comebacks, it was the D'Backs who finally landed on top, coring twice off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning of the deciding game to stun the three-time defending champion Yankees 3-2.
Desert Classic
In a scintillating World Series, marked by amazing comebacks, the Diamondbacks outdueled the Yankees to win their first championship
by Tom Verducci

Last Stop: Dynasty
The end of the line in the Subway Series saw the Yankees claim their fourth championship in five years, securing their place as one of the greatest teams ever
by Tom Verducci