They became the first team since the 1972-74 Oakland Athletics to threepeat. No other team has even repeated as champs since this team. It also capped off a run of four titles in five seasons for the Yankees.
During the second stanza, Bernie Williams got the Yankees on the board with a solo homer to left off Al Leiter in the second stanza.
The Mets would score two unearned runs off Andy Pettitte in the bottom half of the inning to take a 2-1 lead.
Yet, in the sixth, eventual World Series MVP Derek Jeter smashed a solo homer to left off Leiter to tie the game at two.