HISTORY OCTOBER 22
1972 -- The Oakland A's won their first World Series with a 3-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in Game 7.
1986 -- Gary Carter's two home runs at Fenway Park gave New York a 6-2 victory and pulled the Mets even with Boston Red Sox in the World Series after four games.
1987 -- The St. Louis Cardinals won their third straight home game to take a 3-2 lead in the World Series with a 4-2 victory against the Minnesota Twins.
2003 -- Alex Gonzalez led off the bottom of the 12th with a solo homer, lifting Florida to a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees in Game 5 of the World Series.