World Series Excitement

While we’re all tuning into the World Series this year hoping the Royals can bring the crown back to KC, there is another way for fans who can’t get enough World Series excitement to get their fill. Listed below are several DVDs, most with full games, which include some of the most exciting World Series and postseason baseball games ever played – and they can all be found in the library’s Sports Neighborhood. If you or someone you know is a hardcore baseball fan, it doesn’t get any better than this!

100 years of World Series100 Years of the World Series – highlights and a review of every World Series from 1903-2003




1985 RoyalsThe Kansas City Royals 1985 World Series Collector’s Edition – All seven games from the classic 1985 World Series that ended with the Royals bringing a title back to Kansas City for the first time.




1986 Mets - resizedThe New York Mets 1986 World Series Collector’s Edition – All seven games from the classic series between the Mets and the Red Sox, including the infamous ball through Buckner’s legs.




1991 TwinsThe Minnesota Twins 1991 World Series Collector’s Edition – Considered one of the greatest World Series ever played, the Twins and Braves battled it out over seven games culminating in Jack Morris’ masterpiece in Game 7.




2001 DiamondbacksThe Arizona Diamondbacks 2001 World Series Collector’s Edition – The Diamondbacks and Yankees duked it out in seven games with 911 as the backdrop in one of the most exciting series ever played.




2014 World Series - resizedWorld Series Champions 2014 – Highlights from the exciting 2014 World Series when the Royals came excruciatingly close to bringing home another title.




1956 Larsen - resized1956 World Series: Larsen’s Perfect Game – The complete game broadcast of Don Larsen’s perfect game in the 1956 World Series.  Includes the original radio broadcast, commercials, and postgame



Baseball's Greates Games - resizedBaseball’s Greatest Games – Ten of the greatest games in baseball history, including a couple World Series games, as well as ALCS and NLCS games.

Nate is a former employee that worked in the Red Carpet area. He wrote many senior services and sports related posts for the library.