MLB – Game 5 World Series – How Good Was That…

How good was that? What did we just witness? Game 5 of the World Series will be remembered as one of the most thrilling in postseason history. A crucial game 5 and last home game for the Houston Astros with the series tied 2-2 it was all on the line. Ace pitcher and arguable the best pitcher in Baseball Clayton Kershaw took the mound for the Dodgers and his post season troubles continued as he lasted just 4 innings in the biggest game of his career. The Astros & Dodgers put on an absolute spectacle that traded blow for blow like an Ali mega bout, and heres the numbers to prove it!

  • It was the first World Series game with three three-run homers.
  • It was only the second World Series game in which each team scored at least 12 runs.
  • Five Astros homered, a World Series first.
  • It was the first time a team has hit three game-tying homers in a postseason game.
  • At 5 hours, 17 minutes it was more than twice as long as Game 1. It is the second-longest World Series game on record.
  • Brian McCann became the 14th different player to homer to in the Fall Classic, a record. The 22 homers in the series and 101 in the postseason are also record-highs.
  • Each team used seven pitchers and got 14 hits.
  • Pitchers combined to throw 417 pitches.
  • Clayton Kershaw has now allowed a record 8 home runs during the 2017 postseason.
  • Kershaw was 100-1 before Game 5 when getting at least four runs of support.
Los Angeles Dodgers
Houston Astros


Houston Astros
Los Angeles Dodgers


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