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Monday, October 22, 2012
Yearbook, Oct. 22: The Snow Globe Series

By Patrick Dorsey

Oct. 22, 1997: Fifteen years ago, the World Series was played in a pair of cities that hardly could have been more different, weather-wise. And 15 years ago today, that was made (near-)freezingly apparent, as Game 4 between the Florida Marlins and Cleveland Indians featured a temperature of 38 degrees, a wind chill of 18 and -- why not? -- snow flurries.

It was and still is the coldest Series game ever. And just for clarification, it did not take place in Miami.

Omar Vizquel with the Cleveland Indians at the coldest World Series game in 1997
1997 World Series between the Cleveland Indians and Florida Marlins
Indians/Marlins World Series, with the coldest game ever