World Series records

October 28, 1997

Records set

Team

Most walks, batters, 7-game series

40 -- Cleveland.

Most walks, both teams, 7-game series

76 -- Cleveland 40, Florida 36.

Individual

Most home runs by a catcher, single postseason

5 -- Sandy Alomar, Cleveland.

Strikeouts, one inning

2 -- Edgar Renteria, Florida, Game 5 (sixth inning).

Records tied

Team

Most errors, one inning

3 -- Cleveland, ninth inning, Game 3 (seventh time).

nTC Sacrifice flies, game, both teams

3 -- Cleveland 2, Florida 1 (third time).

Individual

Reaching base safely, nine-inning game

5 -- Matt Williams, Cleveland, Game 4, three hits and two walks (11th time).

Consecutive strikeouts

5 -- Devon White, Florida, Games 3-4 (seventh time).

Most at-bats, one inning

2 -- Darren Daulton and Bobby Bonilla, Florida, ninth inning, Game 3, Edgar Renteria, Florida, sixth inning, Game 5 (many times).

Earned runs allowed, pitcher, one game

7 -- Orel Hershiser, Cleveland, Game 1 (sixth time).

Consecutive walks, pitcher, one inning

3 -- Charles Nagy, Cleveland, third inning, Game 3 (seventh time).

Most walks, pitcher, one inning

4 -- Al Leiter, Florida, Game 3 (eighth time).

Most RBIs, postseason series, catcher

10 -- Sandy Alomar, Cleveland (second time).

Most sacrifice flies, game

2 -- Manny Ramirez, Cleveland (second time).

Most stolen bases, inning

2 -- Omar Vizquel, Cleveland, fifth inning, Game 7 (ninth time).

Most at-bats, 7-game series

33 -- Devon White, Florida (fourth time).

Miscellaneous

Records set

Most walks, single postseason

19 -- Gary Sheffield, Florida.

Most RBIs, single postseason

19 -- Sandy Alomar, Cleveland.

Most RBIs by a catcher, single postseason

19 -- Sandy Alomar, Cleveland.

Most appearances, pitcher, single postseason

13 -- Paul Assenmacher, Cleveland.

Youngest pitcher to win a World Series opener

22 years, 7 months, 28 days, Livan Hernandez, Florida, Game 1.

Coldest game-time temperature (since 1975)

38 degrees, Game 4.

Biggest age differential starting pitchers, one game

16 years, 5 months, 5 days, Orel Hershiser, Cleveland (39 years, 1 month, 7 days) and Livan Hernandez, Florida (22 years, 8 months, 2 days), Game 5.

Largest attendance, 7-game series

403,617.

Records tied

Consecutive home runs

2 -- Moises Alou and Charles Johnson, Florida, fourth inning, Game 1 (11th time).

Most combined pitchers used, nine-inning game

11 -- Cleveland (7) and Florida (4), Game 3 (third time).

Most runs scored, single team, ninth inning

7 -- Florida, Game 3 (second time).

Most runs scored, both teams, single inning

11 -- Florida (7), Cleveland (4), ninth inning, Game 3 (third time).

Homers in both leagues

Matt Williams, Cleveland, Oct. 27, 1989, with San Francisco vs. Oakland, Game 3, and Oct. 22, 1997, with Cleveland vs. Florida, Game 4 (seventh time).

Pub Date: 10/28/97

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