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world

1. the earth as a planet, esp including its inhabitants
2. mankind; the human race
3. the universe or cosmos; everything in existence
4. a complex united whole regarded as resembling the universe
5. any star or planet, esp one that might be inhabited
6. an area, sphere, or realm considered as a complete environment
7. Logic See possible world

world

[wərld]
(relativity)
Pertaining to Lorentz transformations and four-dimensional space-time, rather than rotations and three-dimensional space, as in world scalar, world vector, world line.
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If Paul Klee famously spoke of taking a line for a walk in order to draw, then Libeskind takes the world on an expedition, a world which is characterised by its endless restlessness.
That October, the Yankees posted the numbers of a World Series champion.
2 Who are the only two pitchers to record 15 or more strikeouts in a World Series game?
2 The only two pitchers to strike out 15 or more batters in a World Series game are Sandy Koufax and Bob Gibson.
5 The eight franchises never to cap-ture a World Series title are the Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers, Colorado Rockies, Houston Astros, Washington Nationals and San Diego Padres.
There have been 12 different pitchers who have hit a home run in a World Series game.
Sparky Anderson is the only manager to win a World Series in both leagues, but can yon identify two of the other five managers who have won pennants in both the National and American Leagues?
Among the 22 pitchers who have won 300 or more career games, only four have been credited with a World Series victory after they won their 300th regular season contest.
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The Yankee dynasty of the 1930s and 1940s under McCarthy--four straight world championships from 1936-39, plus two more in 1941 and 1943 sandwiched around a World Series loss in 1942--was fueled by the arrival of Joe DiMaggio joining an established team of superstars that featured Lou Gehrig, Bill Dickey, Lefty Gomez and Red Ruffing.
Barry Bonds could become only the second player in baseball history to hit 500 lifetime home runs without ever appearing in a World Series.
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