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Encyclopedia > 1930 World Series

The Philadelphia Athletics beat the St. Louis Cardinals in 6 games. The series score was 4-2.

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  • 1930 World Series at Baseball-Reference.com (http://www.baseball-reference.com/postseason/1930_WS.shtml)



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1930 World Series by Baseball Almanac (906 words)
Game 5 represented the Series leading win and both teams were determined to turn the tournament in their favor.
The 1930 St. Louis Cardinals led the National League in runs scored and averaged six (6) runs per game in the regular season, but could only manage two (2) runs per game during this World Series.
This Philadelphia Athletics' championship was their fifth (1910 World Series Champions, 1911 World Series Champions, 1913 World Series Champions, 1929 World Series Champions) and final as a franchise.
Urban Legends Reference Pages: World Series (884 words)
Many believe that the name World Series is American hype or arrogance, but the truth is that the Series was named after the New York World newspaper who sponsored the title games in the early part of the century.
The "Temple Cup" championship series, as it became known, was held for the four years between 1894 and 1897, after which a lack of fan interest resulted in its termination and the return of the cup to its donor.
When the World Series between the National and American leagues began in 1903, the owners borrowed the name from the world championship series held in the 1880s between the National League and the American Association.
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