This Day in Stats
AL Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander was just the fourth pitcher in MLB history with a WHIP of 0.80 or better in a season with 20+ starts.
Pete Alonso - who broke the MLB rookie record for homers with 53 - was named the NL Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year.
Yordan Alvarez was unanimously selected as the Jackie Robinson AL Rookie of the Year. His .655 SLG is the highest by any rookie in MLB history in a season with at least 300 AB.
The Washington Nationals are the first team in World Series history to get all four of their wins on the road.
21-year-old Juan Soto is the youngest player to hit three home runs in a World Series since at least 1903 (the earliest date for which we have complete game-level data).
Alex Bregman hit his 5th career home run in the World Series, breaking the record for most by a third baseman.
George Springer now has 7 career home runs in the World Series, tying Chase Utley for most by any player in the Fall Classic in the last 40 years.
Alex Bregman drove in 5 runs in Game 4 - the most in a World Series game by a third baseman in MLB history.
Justin Verlander is now 0-5 in 6 World Series starts. He's the only pitcher since at least 1903 to start 6+ games in the World Series without getting the win in any of them.
The Washington Nationals are just the fourth team to win a #WorldSeries game on the road by 9+ runs in the last 50 years.
Juan Soto became just the fourth player ever with 3 RBI in a World Series game before turning 21 years-old.