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Los Angeles vs. New York: It's another major city matchup for a ring
Los Angeles vs. New York: It's another major city matchup for a ring

The Kings and New York Rangers face off in the Stanley Cup Final starting Wednesday at Staples Center. It will be the eighth time that teams from Los Angeles and New York have met to decide a title in a major sport, and the first time since 1981. A look at the past bicoastal moments: DODGERS VS. YANKEES, 1963 World Series Sandy Koufax pitched two complete games and the Dodgers swept. In Game 1, Koufax's curve really was snapping off like a firecracker. He struck out 15, then a World Series record, in a 5-2 victory. He struck out eight more in a 2-1 series clincher. Footnote: Mickey Mantle homered off Koufax in Game 4, but it did little to stop the Dodgers. LAKERS vs. KNICKS,...

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