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{{Infobox World Series Expanded
 
{{Infobox World Series Expanded
| image = [[Image:1959 World Series Program.jpg|thumb|The 1959 World Series Program.]]
 
 
| year = 1959
 
| year = 1959
| champion = [[Los Angeles Dodgers]] (4)
 
| champion_manager = [[Al Lopez]]
 
| champion_games = 88-68, .564, GA: 2
 
| runnerup = [[Chicago White Sox]] (2)
 
| runnerup_manager = [[Walter Alston]]
 
| runnerup_games = 94-60, .610, GA: 5
 
| date = October 1-8, 1959
 
| MVP = [[Larry Sherry]] (Los Angeles)
 
| umpires = [[Bill Summers]] (AL), [[Frank Dascoli]] (NL), [[Eddie Hurley]] (AL), [[Frank Secory]] (NL), [[Johnny Rice]] (AL: outfield only), [[Hal Dixon]] (NL: outfield only)
 
 
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The '''[[1959]] [[World Series]]''' featured the [[Los Angeles Dodgers]], who had won their first pennant since moving from Brooklyn in 1958 by defeating the [[Atlanta Braves|Milwaukee Braves]] 2 games to 0 in a best-of-three-games [[pennant playoff]], and the [[Chicago White Sox]], who had earned their first pennant in the 40 years since the Black Sox scandal of the [[1919 World Series]]. The Dodgers won the Series in six games for their second championship in five years - the first in Los Angeles.
 
The '''[[1959]] [[World Series]]''' featured the [[Los Angeles Dodgers]], who had won their first pennant since moving from Brooklyn in 1958 by defeating the [[Atlanta Braves|Milwaukee Braves]] 2 games to 0 in a best-of-three-games [[pennant playoff]], and the [[Chicago White Sox]], who had earned their first pennant in the 40 years since the Black Sox scandal of the [[1919 World Series]]. The Dodgers won the Series in six games for their second championship in five years - the first in Los Angeles.
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'''Managers:''' [[Al Lopez]] (Chicago), [[Walter Alston]] (Los Angeles)
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'''Umpires:''' [[Bill Summers]] (AL), [[Frank Dascoli]] (NL), [[Eddie Hurley]] (AL), [[Frank Secory]] (NL), [[Johnny Rice]] (AL: outfield only), [[Hal Dixon]] (NL: outfield only)
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'''Series MVP:''' [[Larry Sherry]] (Los Angeles)
   
 
'''Television:''' [[NBC]] ([[Jack Brickhouse]] and [[Vin Scully]] announcing)
 
'''Television:''' [[NBC]] ([[Jack Brickhouse]] and [[Vin Scully]] announcing)
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