In one of the most memorable scenes in baseball history, Royals third baseman George Brett loses his cool and starts screaming at umpire Joe Brinkman after he was ruled out for using too much pine tar on his bat, thus negating a two run home run and ending the game. The Royals, however, appealed the decision and won, thus forcing the continuation of the game nearly four weeks later. (Corbis)
SI VAULT: Yankees lose their four-week game to Royals (8.29.83)

In one of the most memorable scenes in baseball history, Royals third baseman George Brett loses his cool and starts screaming at umpire Joe Brinkman after he was ruled out for using too much pine tar on his bat, thus negating a two run home run and ending the game. The Royals, however, appealed the decision and won, thus forcing the continuation of the game nearly four weeks later. (Corbis)

SI VAULT: Yankees lose their four-week game to Royals (8.29.83)

Phillies pitcher Tug McGraw and third baseman Mike Schmidt celebrate after the final out of the 1980 World Series. Philadelphia defeated Kansas City in six games to capture the frachise’s first championship. This year’s Phillies squad is a long way from the World Series and according to SI’s Cliff Corcoran, the team should be sellers at the trade deadline. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
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Phillies pitcher Tug McGraw and third baseman Mike Schmidt celebrate after the final out of the 1980 World Series. Philadelphia defeated Kansas City in six games to capture the frachise’s first championship. This year’s Phillies squad is a long way from the World Series and according to SI’s Cliff Corcoran, the team should be sellers at the trade deadline. (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the Philadelphia Phillies
CORCORAN: Philadelphia should trade assets and regroup
JAFFE: Who should buy, sell in the AL East | NL East

Ozzie Smith does a flip before Game 3 of the 1985 World Series between the Cardinals and Royals. St. Louis is just three games away from another trip to the World Series after blowing out the Brewers, 12-3, on Tuesday. (Ronald C. Modra/SI)
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Ozzie Smith does a flip before Game 3 of the 1985 World Series between the Cardinals and Royals. St. Louis is just three games away from another trip to the World Series after blowing out the Brewers, 12-3, on Tuesday. (Ronald C. Modra/SI)

REITER: Pujols, Cardinals strike back to even series | Highlights
LEMIRE: Brewers and Cardinals share a mutual dislike
SI VAULT: Ozzie, Cards have Brewers wailing the blues