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Encyclopedia > 1918 World Series

The 1918 World Series featured the Boston Red Sox, who defeated the Chicago Cubs four games to two. The Series victory for the Red Sox was their fifth in five tries, going back to 1903. See also: 1917 in sports, 1919 in sports and the list of years in sports. Football (Australian Rules) Victorian Football League - South Melbourne wins the 22nd VFL Premiership (South Melbourne 9. ... The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, the culmination of the sports postseason each October. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1903 AL Pennants (11) 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1967 1946 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1903 East Division titles (5) 1995 â€¢ 1990 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1986 1975 Wild card berths... Major league affiliations National League (1876-present) Central Division (1994-present) East Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1908 â€¢ 1907 NL Pennants (16) 1945 â€¢ 1938 â€¢ 1935 â€¢ 1932 1929 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1910 â€¢ 1908 1907 â€¢ 1906 â€¢ 1886 â€¢ 1885 1882 â€¢ 1881 â€¢ 1880 â€¢ 1876 Central Division titles (1) 2003 East Division... 1903 World Series Poster The 1903 World Series, the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball, matched the Boston Americans against the Pittsburgh Pirates, with Boston prevailing five games to three. ...


The 1918 Series was played early in September due to the World War I "Work or Fight order." It was marred by players threatening to strike due to low gate receipts. There were also rumors of a "fix", but there was no solid evidence and, with the war dominating the news, nothing came of it. Combatants Allies: • Serbia, • Russia, • France, • Romania, • Belgium, • British Empire and Dominions, • United States, • Italy, • ...and others Central Powers: • Germany, • Austria-Hungary, • Ottoman Empire, • Bulgaria Casualties Military dead: 5 million Civilian dead: 3 million Total: 8 million Full list Military dead: 3 million Civilian dead: 3 million Total: 6 million Full...


The Chicago home games in the series were played at Comiskey Park, which had a greater seating capacity than Weeghman Park, the prior home of the Federal League Chicago Whales that the Cubs were now using and which would be rechristened Wrigley Field in 1925. The Red Sox had played their home games in the 1915 and 1916 World Series in the more expansive Braves Field, but they returned to Fenway Park for the 1918 series. Comiskey Park (35th Street & Shields Avenue, Chicago, Illinois) was the ballpark in which the Chicago White Sox played from 1910 to 1990. ... Seating capacity refers to the number of people who can be seated in a specific space, either in terms of the space available, or in terms of limitations set by law. ... Weeghman Park was the name of what is now Wrigley Field in Chicago. ... The Federal League was an attempt to establish a third major league in baseball in the United States. ... The Chicago Whales were a Federal League baseball club in Chicago from 1914 to 1915. ... Wrigley Field is a sports stadium in Chicago, Illinois which was built in 1914 for the Chicago Federal League baseball team, the Chicago Whales and which became the home of the Chicago Cubs in 1916. ... See also: 1924 in sports, other events of 1925, 1926 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Baseball (Major League) Pittsburgh Pirates def. ... In the 1915 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies in 5 games. ... In the 1916 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the Brooklyn Robins in 5 games. ... Braves Field was a baseball stadium that formerly stood in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Fenway Park is the home ballpark for the Boston Red Sox baseball club. ...


This was the last Red Sox Championship until 2004. The subsequent drought of eighty-six years was often attributed to the Curse of the Bambino. The alleged curse came to be when the Red Sox traded the superbly talented but troublesome Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees for cash after the 1919 season. The 2004 World Series represented the 100th time two modern Major League Baseball teams met to decide the championship. ... Image:BabeRuthSox. ... For the band named Babe Ruth, see Babe Ruth (band). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (26) 2000 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1996 1978 â€¢ 1977 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1961 1958 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1953 â€¢ 1952 1951 â€¢ 1950 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 1943 â€¢ 1941 â€¢ 1939 â€¢ 1938 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1932 â€¢ 1928 1927 â€¢ 1923 AL Pennants (39) 2003 â€¢ 2001 â€¢ 2000...


Managers: Ed Barrow (Boston), Fred Mitchell (Chicago) Edward Grant Barrow (May 10, 1868 - December 15, 1953) was an American manager and executive in Major League Baseball who guided the Boston Red Sox to the 1918 World Series title, then built the New York Yankees into baseballs premier franchise and greatest dynasty as their top executive from...


Umpires: Hank O'Day (NL), George Hildebrand (AL), Bill Klem (NL), Brick Owens (AL) Henry Francis ODay (July 8, 1862 - July 2, 1935) was an American right-handed pitcher, manager and – most significantly – umpire in Major League Baseball. ... William J. Klem (February 22, 1874 _ September 1, 1951), known as the father of baseball umpires, was a National League umpire in Major League Baseball from 1905 to 1941. ...


For the first time in the Series, all four umpires worked in the infield on a rotating basis. In previous Series from 1909 through 1917, two of the four umpires had been positioned in the outfield for each game, in addition to the standard plate umpire and base umpire.

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Summary

Game Score Date
1 Boston 1, Chicago 0 September 5
2 Chicago 3, Boston 1 September 6
3 Boston 2, Chicago 1 September 7
4 Boston 3, Chicago 2 September 9
5 Chicago 3, Boston 0 September 10
6 Boston 2, Chicago 1 September 11

Game 1, September 5

Game 1 of the Series, played in Chicago on September 5, 1918, went to the Red Sox, 1-0, with Babe Ruth pitching the shutout before 19,274 fans. Stuffy McInnis knocked in the game's only run, driving in Dave Shean with a fourth-inning single off Hippo Vaughn. Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1903 AL Pennants (11) 2004 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1967 1946 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1903 East Division titles (5) 1995 â€¢ 1990 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1986 1975 Wild card berths... Major league affiliations National League (1876-present) Central Division (1994-present) East Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1908 â€¢ 1907 NL Pennants (16) 1945 â€¢ 1938 â€¢ 1935 â€¢ 1932 1929 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1910 â€¢ 1908 1907 â€¢ 1906 â€¢ 1886 â€¢ 1885 1882 â€¢ 1881 â€¢ 1880 â€¢ 1876 Central Division titles (1) 2003 East Division... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... This article is about the day of the year. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... For the band named Babe Ruth, see Babe Ruth (band). ... John Phalen (Stuffy) McInnis (September 19, 1890 - February 16, 1960) was a first baseman and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Jim Hippo Vaughn was a major league baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs during the 1910s. ...


Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois Comiskey Park (35th Street & Shields Avenue, Chicago, Illinois) was the ballpark in which the Chicago White Sox played from 1910 to 1990. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 340 km 629 km 4. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0
Chicago 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
W: Babe Ruth (1-0)   L: Hippo Vaughn (0-1)   

Game 2, September 6

The Cubs rebounded to knot the Series with a 3-1 victory in Game 2 the next day, behind Lefty Tyler's six-hit pitching. Tyler himself had a two-run single in the second inning to make the score 3-0, and he carried a shutout into the ninth inning. For the band named Babe Ruth, see Babe Ruth (band). ... Jim Hippo Vaughn was a major league baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs during the 1910s. ... This article is about the day of the year. ...


Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois Comiskey Park (35th Street & Shields Avenue, Chicago, Illinois) was the ballpark in which the Chicago White Sox played from 1910 to 1990. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 340 km 629 km 4. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 1
Chicago 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 X 3 7 1
W: Lefty Tyler (1-0)   L: Joe Bush (0-1)  

Game 3, September 7

The series remained in Chicago for Game 3 due to wartime restrictions on travel. On September 7, the Red Sox emerged victorious, 2-1, as Carl Mays scattered seven hits. Wally Schang and Everett Scott had back-to-back RBI singles in the fourth inning. Vaughn lost his second game of the series. September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... Carl William Mays (November 12, 1891 - April 4, 1971) was one of the better right-handed pitchers in Major League Baseball from 1916-1926, but he is best remembered for throwing the pitch that struck Ray Chapman in the head on August 16, 1920, making Chapman the only on-field... Wally Schang with the Philadelphia Athletics, American League (circa 1915) Walter Henry (Wally) Schang (August 22, 1889 - March 6, 1965) was a catcher in Major League Baseball. ... Lewis Everett Scott (November 19, 1892 – November 2, 1960), nicknamed Deacon, was an American shortstop in Major League Baseball who played for 12 seasons with the Boston Red Sox (1914-1921), New York Yankees (1922-1925), Washington Senators (1925), Chicago White Sox (1926), and Cincinnati Reds (1926). ... In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. ...


Comiskey Park, Chicago, Illinois Comiskey Park (35th Street & Shields Avenue, Chicago, Illinois) was the ballpark in which the Chicago White Sox played from 1910 to 1990. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 340 km 629 km 4. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0
Chicago 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 7 1
W: Carl Mays (1-0)   L: Hippo Vaughn (0-2)  

Game 4, September 9

Sunday the 8th was a travel day. The teams arrived in Boston on September 9, and the Cubs tied Game 4 in the eighth inning, breaking Ruth's World Series scoreless inning streak (going back to 1916) at 29 2/3 on hits by Charlie Hollocher and Les Mann. But the Red Sox won it in the home half of the inning on a passed ball by Killefer and a wild throw by relief pitcher Phil Douglas scoring Schang for a 3-2 victory and a 3-1 series lead. Carl William Mays (November 12, 1891 - April 4, 1971) was one of the better right-handed pitchers in Major League Baseball from 1916-1926, but he is best remembered for throwing the pitch that struck Ray Chapman in the head on August 16, 1920, making Chapman the only on-field... Jim Hippo Vaughn was a major league baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs during the 1910s. ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... In the 1916 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the Brooklyn Robins in 5 games. ...


Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts Fenway Park is the home ballpark for the Boston Red Sox baseball club. ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Motto: Official website: www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 44th 10,555 mi²; 27,360 km² 183 mi; 295 km 113 mi; 182 km 13. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chicago 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 7 1
Boston 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 X 3 4 0
W: Babe Ruth (2-0), S: Joe Bush,   L: Phil Douglas (0-1), Chicago starting pitcher: Lefty Tyler   

Game 5, September 10

Vaughn finally earned a Series victory on Tuesday in Game 5, tossing a five-hit shutout as the Cubs rallied back for a 3-0 victory. Dode Paskert's two-run double in the eighth sealed the matter for the Chicagoans, after Mann had knocked in a first-inning run. For the band named Babe Ruth, see Babe Ruth (band). ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ...


Fenway Park , Boston, Massachusetts Fenway Park is the home ballpark for the Boston Red Sox baseball club. ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Official website: www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 44th 10,555 mi²; 27,360 km² 183 mi; 295 km 113 mi; 182 km 13. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chicago 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 7 0
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
W: Hippo Vaughn (1-2)   L: Sam Jones (0-1)  

Game 6, September 11

Attendance for Game 6 at Fenway on Wednesday, September 11, was down from over 24,000 on Tuesday to a mere 15,238, but the Red Sox went home happy. Max Flack committed a third-inning error that allowed two Sox runs to score, and the Red Sox held on for a 2-1 victory and the World's Championship of 1918, as Carl Mays won his second game of the series. Jim Hippo Vaughn was a major league baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs during the 1910s. ... Sam, Samantha or Samuel Jones can refer to a number of different people. ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ...


Fenway Park, Boston, Massachusetts Fenway Park is the home ballpark for the Boston Red Sox baseball club. ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Motto: Official website: www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 44th 10,555 mi²; 27,360 km² 183 mi; 295 km 113 mi; 182 km 13. ...

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chicago 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2
Boston 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 X 2 5 0
W: Carl Mays (2-0)  L: Lefty Tyler (1-1)

As of 2005, the Cubs are still waiting to win their next World Series. The Cubs, who last won in 1908, won the National League but lost the Series in 1929, 1932, 1935, 1938, and 1945. The Red Sox, who had won the American League but lost the Series in 1946, 1967, 1975, and 1986, finally won the World Series in 2004. Carl William Mays (November 12, 1891 - April 4, 1971) was one of the better right-handed pitchers in Major League Baseball from 1916-1926, but he is best remembered for throwing the pitch that struck Ray Chapman in the head on August 16, 1920, making Chapman the only on-field... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 1908 World Series matched the defending champion Chicago Cubs against the Detroit Tigers in a rematch of the 1907 Series. ... The Philadelphia Athletics beat the Chicago Cubs in 5 games. ... The 1932 World Series was the twenty-ninth edition of baseballs annual World Series championship final. ... The 1935 World Series featured the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago Cubs, with the Tigers winning in 6 games for their first championship in five Series appearances. ... The 1938 World Series matched the two-time defending champion New York Yankees against the Chicago Cubs, with the Yankees sweeping the Series in 4 games for their record third straight championship and the 7th in their history. ... The 1945 World Series matched the American League Detroit Tigers against the National League Chicago Cubs. ... The 1946 World Series of Major League Baseball was played in October, 1946 between the St. ... The 1967 World Series matched the St. ... 1975 World Series Logo The 1975 World Series was between the Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds. ... The 1986 World Series, the 83rd playing of the modern championship series in Major League Baseball, was a memorable battle between the New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox which helped to spread the legend of the Curse of the Bambino to mass public awareness. ... The 2004 World Series represented the 100th time two modern Major League Baseball teams met to decide the championship. ...

Players



Samuel Lester (Slam) Agnew (April 12, 1887 - July 19, 1951) was a catcher in Major League Baseball. ... John Phalen (Stuffy) McInnis (September 19, 1890 - February 16, 1960) was a first baseman and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Lewis Everett Scott (November 19, 1892 – November 2, 1960), nicknamed Deacon, was an American shortstop in Major League Baseball who played for 12 seasons with the Boston Red Sox (1914-1921), New York Yankees (1922-1925), Washington Senators (1925), Chicago White Sox (1926), and Cincinnati Reds (1926). ... Harry Hooper Baseball card issued by American Tobacco Company, 1912. ... For the band named Babe Ruth, see Babe Ruth (band). ... Wally Schang with the Philadelphia Athletics, American League (circa 1915) Walter Henry (Wally) Schang (August 22, 1889 - March 6, 1965) was a catcher in Major League Baseball. ... John Stansbury (28 March 1788 - 11 September 1814) was an officer in the United States Navy killed during the War of 1812. ... John Jack Coffey John Jack Francis Coffey was a baseball player on the 1918 Red Sox world champion team. ... Charles Wagner, better known as Heinie, (September 23, 1880 - March 20, 1943) was a shortstop for the New York Giants and the Boston Red Sox. ... Carl William Mays (November 12, 1891 - April 4, 1971) was one of the better right-handed pitchers in Major League Baseball from 1916-1926, but he is best remembered for throwing the pitch that struck Ray Chapman in the head on August 16, 1920, making Chapman the only on-field... Sam, Samantha or Samuel Jones can refer to a number of different people. ... Hubert Benjamin Leonard (born April 16, 1892 Birmingham, Ohio - died July 11, 1952 Fresno, California) was a pitcher with an 11 year career from 1913-1921, 1924-1925. ... William Killefer (October 10, 1887 - July 3, 1960) was a Major League Baseball catcher who had a 12-year career for the St. ... Frederick Charles Merkle (December 20, 1888 – March 2, 1956) was an American first baseman in Major League Baseball. ... Rollie Zeider giving a practice swing to photographers Rollie Hubert Zeider (born November 16, 1883 in Auburn, Indiana - died September 12, 1967 in Orland, Indiana) was a Major League Baseball infielder (playing over 100 games at all four infield positions in his career) for the Chicago White Sox (1910-1913... Tom Daly is a Democratic politican from Orange County, California who served as mayor of Anaheim, California from 1994 to 2002. ... Jim Hippo Vaughn was a major league baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs during the 1910s. ... Roy Walker Biography Roy Walker (born 31 July 1940 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is a British television legend, having worked for many years as both a television presenter and comedian. ... Grover Cleveland Alexander of the Philadelphia Phillies in 1915. ... Victor Eddington Vic Aldridge (October 25, 1893, Indian Springs, IN - April 17, 1973, Terre Haute, IN) was a professional baseball player for the Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates, and New York Giants. ...

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Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, the culmination of the sports postseason each October. ... 1903 World Series Poster The 1903 World Series, the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball, matched the Boston Americans against the Pittsburgh Pirates, with Boston prevailing five games to three. ... The 1904 World Series would have matched the Boston Americans, who won the American League pennant, against the New York Giants, who won the pennant in the National League. ... The 1905 World Series matched the New York Giants against the Philadelphia Athletics, with the Giants winning 4 games to 1. ... The 1906 World Series featured a crosstown matchup between the Chicago Cubs, who had posted the highest regular-season win total (116) in major league history, and the Chicago White Sox. ... The 1907 World Series featured the Chicago Cubs and the Detroit Tigers, with the Cubs winning the Series in 5 games (4 wins and 1 tie) for their first championship. ... The 1908 World Series matched the defending champion Chicago Cubs against the Detroit Tigers in a rematch of the 1907 Series. ... The 1909 World Series featured the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Detroit Tigers. ... The 1910 World Series featured the Philadelphia Athletics and the Chicago Cubs, with the Athletics winning in 5 games to earn their first championship. ... In the 1911 World Series, the Philadelphia Athletics beat the New York Giants in 6 games. ... In the 1912 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the New York Giants in 8 games. ... In the 1913 World Series, the Philadelphia Athletics beat the New York Giants in 5 games. ... In the 1914 World Series, the Boston Braves beat the Philadelphia Athletics in 4 games. ... In the 1915 World Series, the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies in 5 games. ... 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The 1932 World Series was the twenty-ninth edition of baseballs annual World Series championship final. ... The 1933 World Series featured the New York Giants and the Washington Senators, with the Giants winning in 5 games for their first championship since 1922, and their fourth overall. ... The 1934 World Series matched the St. ... The 1935 World Series featured the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago Cubs, with the Tigers winning in 6 games for their first championship in five Series appearances. ... The 1936 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the New York Giants, with the Yankees winning in 6 games to earn their fifth championship. ... The 1937 World Series featured the defending champion New York Yankees and the New York Giants in a rematch of the 1936 Series. ... The 1938 World Series matched the two-time defending champion New York Yankees against the Chicago Cubs, with the Yankees sweeping the Series in 4 games for their record third straight championship and the 7th in their history. ... The 1939 World Series featured the three-time defending champion New York Yankees against the Cincinnati Reds, who were making their first Series appearance since the scandal-tainted 1919 World Series. ... The 1940 World Series matched the Cincinnati Reds against the Detroit Tigers, with the Reds winning the Series in 7 games for their second championship, their first since the scandal-tainted victory in the 1919 World Series. ... The 1941 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Brooklyn Dodgers, with the Yankees winning in 5 games to capture their 5th title in six years, and their 9th overall. ... The 1942 World Series featured the defending champion New York Yankees against the St. ... The 1943 World Series matched the defending champion St. ... The 1944 World Series featured a crosstown matchup between the St. ... The 1945 World Series matched the American League Detroit Tigers against the National League Chicago Cubs. ... The 1946 World Series of Major League Baseball was played in October, 1946 between the St. ... The 1947 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Brooklyn Dodgers, with the Yankees winning the Series in 7 games for their first title since 1943, and the 11th championship in team history. ... The 1948 World Series matched the Cleveland Indians, who had won the American League pennant in a one-game playoff against the Boston Red Sox, and the Boston Braves, who had won the National League pennant for the first time since the Miracle Braves team of 1914. ... The 1949 World Series featured the New York Yankees. ... The 1950 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the Philadelphia Phillies. ... The 1951 World Series matched the two-time defending champion New York Yankees against the New York Giants, who had won the National League pennant in a thrilling three-game playoff with the Brooklyn Dodgers on a legendary home run by Bobby Thomson. ... The 1952 World Series featured the three-time defending champion New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers, with the Yankees winning in 7 games for their fourth straight title – tying the mark they set between 1936 and 1939 – and the 15th in their history, and their third defeat of the... The 1953 World Series matched the four-time defending champion New York Yankees against the Brooklyn Dodgers in a rematch of the 1952 Series. ... The 1954 World Series matched the National League champion New York Giants against the American League champion Cleveland Indians. ... The 1955 World Series matched the Brooklyn Dodgers against the New York Yankees, with the Dodgers winning the Series in 7 games to capture the first championship in franchise history. ... The 1956 World Series of Major League Baseball was played between the New York Yankees (representing the American League) and the defending champion Brooklyn Dodgers (representing the National League) during the month of October 1956. ... The 1957 World Series featured the defending champion New York Yankees against the Milwaukee Braves, who had won their first pennant since moving from Boston in 1953. ... The 1958 World Series matched the defending champion Milwaukee Braves against the New York Yankees, in a rematch of the 1957 Series. ... The 1959 World Series featured the Los Angeles Dodgers, who had won their first pennant since moving from Brooklyn in 1958 by defeating the Milwaukee Braves 2-0 in a three-game playoff, and the Chicago White Sox, who had earned their first pennant in the 40 years since the... The 1960 World Series was played between the Pittsburgh Pirates (NL) and New York Yankees (AL). ... The 1961 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Cincinnati Reds, with the Yankees winning in 5 games to earn their 19th championship in the last 39 seasons. ... The 1962 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the San Francisco Giants, who had won their first NL pennant since moving from New York in 1958, defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-game playoff. ... The 1963 World Series matched the two-time defending champion New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Dodgers sweeping the Series in 4 games to capture their second title in five years. ... The 1964 World Series, the 56th playing for the championship of Major League Baseball, pitted the National League champion St. ... The 1965 World Series featured the National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers against the American League champion Minnesota Twins, who had won their first pennant since 1933 when the team was known as the Washington Senators. ... The 1966 World Series matched the Baltimore Orioles against the defending champion Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Orioles sweeping the Series in 4 games to capture the first championship in franchise history. ... The 1967 World Series matched the St. ... The 1968 World Series featured the defending champion St. ... The 1969 World Series was played between the New York Mets and the Baltimore Orioles, with the Mets prevailing in 5 games to accomplish one of the greatest upsets in Series history. ... The 1970 World Series was between the Cincinnati Reds and the Baltimore Orioles, with the Orioles winning in five games. ... The 1971 World Series matched the defending champion Baltimore Orioles against the Pittsburgh Pirates, with the Pirates winning in seven games. ... The 1972 World Series matched the Oakland Athletics against the Cincinnati Reds, with the Athletics winning the Series in seven games. ... The 1973 World Series matched the defending champion Oakland Athletics against the New York Mets, with the As winning in seven games to repeat as World Champions. ... 1974 World Series Logo The 1974 World Series matched the two-time defending champion Oakland Athletics against the Los Angeles Dodgers. ... 1975 World Series Logo The 1975 World Series was between the Boston Red Sox and Cincinnati Reds. ... 1976 World Series Logo The 1976 World Series matched the defending champion Cincinnati Reds of the National League against the New York Yankees of the American League, with the Reds sweeping the Series to repeat. ... 1977 World Series Logo The 1977 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Yankees winning in six games to capture their first title since 1962, and their 21st overall. ... 1978 World Series Logo The 1978 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers in a rematch of the 1977 Series, with the Yankees winning in six games to repeat as champions. ... 1979 World Series Logo The 1979 World Series matched the National Leagues Pittsburgh Pirates (98-64) against the American Leagues Baltimore Orioles (102-57), with the Pirates coming back from a 3 games to 1 deficit to win the Series in seven games. ... 1980 World Series Logo The 1980 World Series matched the Philadelphia Phillies against the Kansas City Royals, with the Phillies winning in six games to capture the first World Series title in franchise history. ... 1981 World Series Logo The 1981 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the Los Angeles Dodgers, marking their third meeting in the Series in five years. ... 1982 World Series Logo The 1982 World Series matched the St. ... 1983 World Series Logo The 1983 World Series matched the American League champion Baltimore Orioles against the National League champion Philadelphia Phillies, with the Orioles winning four games to one. ... 1984 World Series Logo The 1984 World Series began on October 9, 1984 and ended October 14. ... The 1985 World Series, popularly known as the Show-Me Series and the I-70 Series, pitted the National League champion St. ... The 1986 World Series, the 83rd playing of the modern championship series in Major League Baseball, was a memorable battle between the New York Mets and the Boston Red Sox which helped to spread the legend of the Curse of the Bambino to mass public awareness. ... 1987 World Series Logo The 1987 World Series was played from October 17 to October 25, 1987 between the Minnesota Twins and the St. ... The 1988 World Series matched the Oakland Athletics against the Los Angeles Dodgers, with the Dodgers upsetting the heavily favored As to win the Series in five games. ... The 1989 World Series was played between the Oakland Athletics and the San Francisco Giants, and is best remembered for the earthquake which caused a 10-day interruption in play. ... The 1990 World Series matched the defending champion Oakland Athletics against the Cincinnati Reds, with the Reds sweeping the Series in four games. ... The 1991 World Series was played from October 19 to October 27 between the Minnesota Twins (95-67) of the American League and the Atlanta Braves (94-68) of the National League. ... The 1992 World Series was the first Series ever played outside of the United States of America. ... The 1993 World Series was the second Series in a row played outside the United States of America. ... The 1994 World Series was cancelled on September 14 of that year due to an ongoing strike by the Major League Baseball Players Association, which had begun in August. ... The 1995 World Series matched the Atlanta Braves against the Cleveland Indians, with the Braves winning in six games to capture their first championship since moving to Atlanta in 1966. ... The 1996 World Series matched the defending champion Atlanta Braves against the New York Yankees, with the Yankees winning in six games to capture their first championship since 1978, and their 23rd overall. ... The 1997 World Series was widely regarded as one of the most exciting Series in recent memory. ... The 1998 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the San Diego Padres, marking the first time the Yankees had ever faced an expansion team in the Series. ... 1999 World Series Logo The 1999 World Series matched the defending champion New York Yankees against the Atlanta Braves, with the Yankees sweeping the Series in four games for their second title in a row and 25th overall. ... 2000 World Series Logo The 2000 World Series (a Subway Series) featured a crosstown matchup between the two-time defending champion New York Yankees and the New York Mets, with the Yankees winning 4 games to 1 for their third straight championship and 26th overall. ... The 2001 World Series (the November Series) took place between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the New York Yankees and was arguably one of the most exciting World Series in recent memory. ... The 2002 World Series was among the classic matchups in the history of the Series. ... The 2003 World Series marked the 100th anniversary of the first modern World Series. ... The 2004 World Series represented the 100th time two modern Major League Baseball teams met to decide the championship. ... The 2005 World Series, the 101st playing of Major League Baseballs championship series, saw the American League champion Chicago White Sox sweep the National League champion Houston Astros 4 games to 0 in the best-of-seven-games series, winning their third championship and first since 1917. ... 2006 World Series primary logo 2006 World Series secondary logos The 2006 World Series is scheduled to begin play on October 21, 2006, and will take place between the winners of the 2006 National League Championship Series and the 2006 American League Championship Series in Major League Baseball. ...


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