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The 1959 World Series featured the Los Angeles Dodgers, who had won their first pennant since moving from Brooklyn in 1958 by defeating the Milwaukee Braves 2-0 in a three-game pennant playoff, and the Chicago White Sox, who had earned their first pennant in the 40 years since the Black Sox scandal of the 1919 World Series. The Dodgers won the Series in six games for their second championship in five years.
Series MVP: Larry Sherry (Los Angeles)
Game 1: Chicago White Sox 11, Los Angeles Dodgers 0
Game 2: Los Angeles Dodgers 4, Chicago White Sox 3
Game 3: Los Angeles Dodgers 3, Chicago White Sox 1
Game 4: Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Chicago White Sox 4
Game 5: Chicago White Sox 1, Los Angeles Dodgers 0
Game 6 (October 8,1959): Los Angeles Dodgers 9, Chicago White Sox 3
- This World Series was the first since 1948 that no Series games were played in New York City.
- After this Series, the White Sox didn't play in another until finally breaking their Black Sox curse by winning in 2005.
|Major League Baseball World Series|