?Who has the highest batting average for one World Series?
? Babe Ruth batted .625 against the Cardinals in 1928. He had four singles, three doubles and three home runs in 16 at bats during the four-game Series.
?Twice a player has hit three home runs in one game. Who did it?
? Babe Ruth against the Cardinals in 1926 and 1928.
?Elmer Smith of Cleveland hit the first Series grand-slam home run in 1920. Who hit the six grand stammers since then?
? Tony Lazzeri in 1936, Gil McDougald in 1951, Mickey Mantle in 1953, Yogi Berra and Bill Skowron in 1956 and Bobby Richardson last year. All, of course, are Yankees.
?Has any team ever won a World Series after losing the first three games?
?No, but four teams have won after losing the first two games—the Giants in 1921, the Dodgers in 1955, the Yankees in 1956 and the Yankees in 1958.
?What team scored the most runs in one inning?
?The Philadelphia Athletics were losing 8-0 to the Cubs when they came to bat in the bottom of the seventh inning in the fourth game of the 1929 World Series. The A's sent 15 men to bat, got 10 hits and scored 10 runs to win 10-8.