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Florida Marlins, NY  Yankees Meet for Game 1 of  World Series, Saturday - 2003-10-18

The New York Yankees and the Florida Marlins face off Saturday in Game 1 of the Major League Baseball World Series in New York's Yankee Stadium.

Both teams scored dramatic wins in their respective league championship series with the Yankees taking 11 innings to beat the Boston Red Sox Thursday night. Aaron Boone of the Yankees hit a walk-on home run to win the game.

The Florida Marlins are back in the fall classic for the first time since they won the title in 1997. The Marlins scored a 9-6 win over the Chicago Cubs in the National League Championship Series Wednesday night.

The Yankees have won the World Series 26 times. The first two games of the best-of-seven games series are in Yankee Stadium in New York. The World Series moves to Florida Tuesday.