Yankees closer Mariano Rivera gets a hug from catcher Jorge Posada as Scott Brosius joins the celebration after beating the Braves in Game 4 of the 1999 World Series.
AP Photo/Ron Frehm

New York (AL) 4, Atlanta (NL) 0

Game Scores:
NYY 4, ATL 1 @ ATL
NYY 7, ATL 2 @ ATL
NYY 6, ATL 5 @ NYY
NYY 4, ATL 1 @ NYY
MVP:
Mariano Rivera

Why the Yankees won: The Yankees' pitching staff posted a 2.19 ERA over four games.

Why the Braves lost: Along with being unable to hit -- the Braves batted .200 -- they gave up a crushing walk-off homer to Chad Curtis in Game 3.

Memorable moment: Pete Rose's on-field interview during the All-Century team ceremony.

Key stat: 2. A year after picking up three saves, Mariano Rivera got two more and the Series MVP.