On This Date 10/21/1976
The Cincinnati Reds complete a four-game sweep of the New York Yankees with a 7-2 win in the Bronx. The Reds become the first team in the divisional play era to go undefeated in the postseason, having also swept the Philadelphia Phillies in the NLCS. It is the second straight World Championship for Cincinnati’s Big Red Machine. Johnny Bench hits two home runs in the clincher to win the World Series MVP.