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Who's Number 1? is a mix of the offbeat as well as the more traditional
topics, this ESPN Classic series counts down a different list from 20 to 1
each week. This slate of Classic shows has the luxury of spanning all eras.
The series is hosted by Trey Wingo and includes a "Second Guessers"
segment in which some of the rankings and choices are questioned at the
end of each show.

The Best World Series:

1. 1986 - New York Mets, Boston Red Sox
2. 2001 - Arizona Diamondbacks, New York Yankees
3. 1975 - Cincinnati Reds, Boston Red Sox
4. 1991 - Minesota Twins, Atlanta Braves
5. 1964 - St. Louis Cardinals, New York Yankees
6. 1960 - Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees
7. 1955 - Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees
8. 1977 - New York Yankees, Los Angeles Dodgers
9. 1972 - Oakland A's, Cincinnati Reds
10. 1968 - Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals
11. 1979 - Pittsburgh Pirates, Baltimore Orioles
12. 1985 - Kansas City Royals, St. Louis Cardinals
13. 1971 - Pittsburgh Pirates, Baltimore Orioles
14. 1956 - New York Yankees, Brooklyn Dodgers
15. 1946 - St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox
16. 1993 - Toronto Blue Jays, Philadelphia Phillies
17. 1947 - New York Yankees, Brooklyn Dodgers
18. 1987 - Minnesota Twins, St. Louis Cardinals
19. 2002 - California Angels, San Francisco Giants
20. 1996 - New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves

Second Guesser Nick Acocella ranked the 1924 World Series
(Washington Senators-New York Giants) best with the 1912 Word Series
(New York Giants-Boston Red Sox) second.

Second Guesser Burt Randolph Sugar ranked the 1912 World Series best
with the 1924 Word Series second.

Cast:

Nick Acocella . . . Himself
Maury Allen . . . Himself
Sparky Anderson . . . Himself
Dusty Baker . . . Himself
Chris Berman . . . Himself
Yogi Berra . . . Himself
John Bird . . . Himself
Johnny Blanchard . . . Himself
Tom Boswell . . . Himself
Larry Bowa . . . Himself
George Brett . . . Himself
Lou Brock . . . Himself
Joe Brown . . . Himself
Don Buford . . . Himself
Gary Carter . . . Himself
Jerry Coleman . . . Himself
Jerry Crasnick . . . Himself
Dave Diles . . . Himself
Bobby Doerr . . . Himself
Dr. Joe Dorinson . . . Himself
Rollie Fingers . . . Himself
Carlton Fisk . . . Himself
Peter Gammons . . . Himself
Tom Glavine . . . Himself
Alex Grammas . . . Himself
Jerry Green . . . Himself
Ken Griffey, Sr. . . . . Himself
Dick Groat . . . Himself
Reggie Jackson . . . Himself
Derek Jeter . . . Himself
Brian Kenny . . . Himself
Moss Klein . . . Himself
Ray Knight . . . Himself
John Kruk . . . Himself
Tim Kurkjian . . . Himself
Don Larsen . . . Himself
Tommy Lasorda . . . Himself
Bill Madden . . . Himself
Dal Maxville . . . Himself
Bill Mazeroski . . . Himself
Senator John McCain . . . Himself
Tim McCarver . . . Himself
John McNamara . . . Himself
Bill Mead . . . Himself
Denis Menke . . . Himself
Joe Morgan . . . Himself (archival footage)
Jim O'Brien . . . Himself
Jesse Orosco . . . Himself
Phil Pepe . . . Himself
David Pietrusza . . . Himself
Kirby Puckett . . . Himself
Ed Randall . . . Himself
Chris Russo . . . Himself
Bob Ryan . . . Himself
Curt Smith . . . Himself
Ozzie Smith . . . Himself
Duke Snider . . . Himself
Bert Randolph Sugar . . . Himself
Don Sutton . . . Himself
Earl Weaver . . . Himself
Ed Whitson . . . Himself
Mitch Williams . . . Himself
Mookie Wilson . . . Himself
Trey Wingo . . . Host
Warner Wolf . . . Himself
Don Zimmer . . . Himself


A production of ESPN, 2005

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Original Airdate: October 22, 2005
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