World Series Remember When: Sandy Koufax's Game 7 shutout
For today's installment of this series, let's take a look back at Game 7 of the 1965 World Series.
For today's World Series memory, we'll go with a game that happened on this very date. Exactly 48 years ago on Oct. 14, Dodgers ace and eventual Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax spun one of the greatest gems in World Series history.
It was Game 7 against the Twins, and Koufax threw a complete-game shutout, allowing only three hits while walking three and striking out 10.
Here are some highlights:
Also, the great Vin Scully -- who will be doing NLCS Game 3 Monday night on the radio for the Dodgers -- interviewed Koufax after the game. Here it is:
Koufax boasted a ridiculous 0.95 ERA in eight career World Series appearances, including two shutouts in that 1965 Fall Classic. It was good enough to land him on our list of top 10 WS pitchers ever.