Manufactured by Rawlings, official supplier to the MLB for over 25 years, specifically for use in each of the 1996 World Series games. The 23rd World Series Championship for the New York Yankees as they defeated the defending champion Atlanta Braves. This was the first time that the World Series and Olympics were hosted by the same city. John Wettland was voted MVP. These baseballs are branded in red with the Official 1996 World Series Logo, commissioner's signature, and the Rawlings Logo.