World Series When New York teams last played in the World Series, in 1956, the games would spark impromptu gatherings around the city. Such spontaneity isn't as common today, but it still exists, as NPR's Tom Goldman found out on Manhattan's Upper West Side.
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World Series

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World Series

World Series

World Series

Only Available in Archive Formats.

When New York teams last played in the World Series, in 1956, the games would spark impromptu gatherings around the city. Such spontaneity isn't as common today, but it still exists, as NPR's Tom Goldman found out on Manhattan's Upper West Side.