The Yankees were heavy favorites in the match-up. They had dominated the league throughout the year, with 114 regular-season wins. They ended up sweeping the Padres, four games to none.
Game 1, October 17 (in NY): New York 9, San Diego
Game 2, October 18 (in NY): New York 9, San Diego 3
Game 3, October 20 (in SD): New York 5, San Diego 4
Game 4, October 21 (in SD): New York 3, San Diego 0
The World Series Most Valuable Player was Yankee's third baseman Scott Brosius. He hit .471 with two home runs and six RBIs.
There was ticker-tape parade on October 23 in New York City to celebrate the Yankees' victory.
San Diego Padres
John Vander Wal
Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, CA