On This Date 10/21/1998

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The New York Yankees win their second World Series in three years by completing a four-game sweep of the San Diego Padres with a 3-0 win. The unsung Scott Brosius is named World Series MVP, batting .471 with two home runs and six RBI. Combining their 114 regular season wins with 11 playoff wins, the Yankees established a new record with 125 wins, for championship number 24.