On This Date 10/6/1941
The New York Yankees are once again World Series Champions in baseball, beating the Brooklyn Dodgers in five games. The Yankees win the clinching game 3-1 at Ebbets Field. Though the series was lost for the Dodgers in Game 4, when Mickey Owen was unable to corral the final strike of the game, allowing the Yankees to spark a four-run ninth-inning rally to win 7-4 and take a 3-1 series lead. This was the first meeting between the Yankees and Dodgers in the Fall Classic. They would meet six more times in the next 15 years and have faced off 11 times total in the World Series, more than any other two teams.