Today in World Series History

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1882-10-06 - 1st World Series game, Cincinnati (AA) beats Chicago (NL) 4-0
1882-10-07 - 1st World Series (game 2), Chicago (NL) beats Cincinnati (AA) 2-0
1884-10-23 - 1st World Series OKed by AA, Providence (NL) beats NY Mets (AA) 6-0
1884-10-25 - 1st World Series OK by AA, Providence (NL) sweeps NY Mets (AA) in 3
1887-10-26 - Detroit (NL) beats St Louis (AA) 10 games to 5 in World Series
1889-10-18 - 1st all NYC World Series NY Giants (NL) play Bkln (AA)
1889-10-29 - NY Giants (NL) beat Bkln (AA) in world series 6 games to 3
1890-10-28 - Last NL-AA World Series game Bkln ties Louisville 3 games & 1 tie
1903-10-01 - 1st baseball World Series, Pittsburgh Pirates vs Boston Pilgrims (Red Sox)
1903-10-13 - Pilgrims beat Pirates 5 games to 3 in 1st World Series
1905-10-09 - Phila A's meet Giants in World Series, Giants win 3-0
1905-10-14 - NY Giants beats Phila A's, 4 games to 1 in 2nd World Series
1905-10-14 - Giant's Christy Mathewson's 3rd straight World Series shutout
1906-10-11 - White Sox Ed Walsh strikes out then record 12 in a World Series game
1906-10-14 - All Chicago World Series, 1st AL victory, White Sox win 4 games to 2 Cubs losers share of $439.50 is lowest for World Series
1907-10-12 - Cubs beat Tigers 4 games to 0 with 1 tie in 4th World Series
1908-10-14 - Cubs beat Tigers 4 games to 1 in 5th World Series, 1st rematch
1908-10-14 - Smallest crowd at World Series, 6,210 fans see Cubs beat Tigers
MLB Legend Ty CobbMLB Legend Ty Cobb 1909-10-09 - Ty Cobb steals home in World Series game
1909-10-14 - Pirates beat Tigers, 5-4, forces 1st full 7 game world series
1909-10-16 - Pirates beat Tigers 4 games to 3 in 6th World Series
1910-10-20 - 1st appearance of cork centered baseball in World Series
1910-10-23 - Phila A's beat Chicago Cubs 4 games to 1 in 7th World Series
1911-05-19 - Phila Athletics are 12½ games back in AL, & will win World Series
1911-10-26 - Phila A's beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 8th World Series
1912-10-15 - Red Sox Tris Speaker's makes only world series unassisted double play, from the outfield
1912-10-16 - Boston beats NY Giants, 4 games to 3 with a tie in 9th World Series
1913-10-11 - Phila A's beat NY Giants, 4 games to 1 in 10th World Series
1913-10-12 - John McGraw, after drinking, blames Wilbert Robinson's coaching mistakes for World Series lose, Robertson blames McGraw & is fired
1914-07-05 - Boston Braves are 15 games back in NL, & win World Series
1914-07-14 - NL's Boston Braves start climb from last place to world series sweep
1914-10-13 - Boston Braves sweep Phila A's, 1st sweep in World Series history
1915-07-18 - Boston Braves start move from last place to become world series champs
1915-09-22 - Red Sox ask Braves for use of their larger park for World Series
1915-10-08 - Phillies win their 1st & only World Series game before 1980, beating
28th US President Woodrow Wilson28th US President Woodrow Wilson 1915-10-09 - Woodrow Wilson becomes 1st US President to attend a World Series game
1915-10-13 - Boston Red Sox beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 1 in 12th World Series
1916-10-09 - Babe Ruth begins 29 2/3 scoreless World Series innings
1916-10-10 - In Game 3, Charlie Ebbets becomes the 1st owner to raise the price of World Series grandstand seats to $5-up from $3
1916-10-12 - Boston Red Sox beat Bkln Dodgers, 4 games to 1 in 13th World Series
1917-10-10 - Giants Rube Benton is 1st lefty to pitch a World Series no hitter
1917-10-15 - Chicago White Sox beat NY Giants, 4 games to 2 in 14th World Series
1918-08-24 - Sect Baker grants extended exemption to World Series players
1918-09-05 - Due to WW I, 15th World Series begins a month early
1918-09-10 - Players on both sides threaten to strike the World Series unless they are guaranteed $2,500 to the winners & $1,000 each for the losers
1918-09-11 - Boston Red Sox beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 2 in 15th World Series
1919-07-04 - Cincinnati Reds are 10½ games back in NL, & win World Series
1919-09-02 - National Commission recommends a best-of-9 World Series
1919-10-01 - World Series begins as a best of 9 affair, White Sox intentionally throw this series to satisfy gamblers (Black Sox Scandal)
1919-10-03 - Reds Adolfo Luque is 1st Latin player to appear in a World Series
Baseball Legend Babe RuthBaseball Legend Babe Ruth 1919-10-06 - White Sox catcher Ray Schalk is 2nd man ejected from a World Series
1919-10-19 - Reds beat White Sox, 5 games to 3 in 16th World Series. This series is known as black sox scandal as 8 White Sox throw series
1920-09-22 - Chicago grand jury convenes to investigate charges that 8 White Sox players conspired to fix the 1919 World Series
1920-09-28 - 8 White Sox indicted, threw 1919 World Series (Black Sox scandal)
1920-10-06 - 1st brothers oppose each other in World Series, Cleve's Wheeler Johnston pinch-hits as brother Jimmy plays 3rd base for Bkln
1920-10-09 - 1st World Series game in Cleveland, Indians win 2-1
1920-10-10 - Indian Bill Wambsganns makes 1st unassisted World Series triple play
1920-10-10 - Indian's Elmer Smith hits baseball's 1st World Series grand slam
1920-10-12 - Cleve Indians beat Bkln Dodgers, 5 games to 2 in 17th World Series
1920-10-13 - World Series celebration in Wade Park brings out 50,000+ Clevelanders
1920-10-23 - Chicago grand jury indicts Abe Attell, Hal Chase, & Bill Burns as go-betweens in Black Sox World Series scandal
1921-10-05 - 1st World Series radio broadcast, Yanks beat Giants 3-0
1921-10-06 - Fewest hits in World Series Game, 5, Yanks (3) beat Giants (2), 3-0
1921-10-13 - NY Giants beat NY Yankees, 5 games to 3 in 18th World Series
1921-10-16 - Babe Ruth, Bob Meusel, & Bill Piercy defy Landis ban on World Series
1921-12-20 - AL votes to return to best-of-7 World Series, while NL votes best-of-9 Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis casts deciding vote for best-of-7
1922-10-04 - For 1st time, entire World Series broadcast over radio (WJZ & WGY)
1922-10-05 - Yanks & Giants play an infamous 3-3 tie World Series game
1922-10-07 - 1st radio link, WNJ (Newark) & WGY (Senectady) link for World Series
1922-10-07 - Landis insists Game 4 of World Series be played despite heavy rain
1922-10-08 - NY Giants beat Yankees, 4 games to 0, with a tie in 19th World Series
1923-10-10 - NY Giants & NY Yankees become 1st teams to play each other for 3 consecutive World Series, also 1st played at Yankee Stadium
1923-10-11 - Babe Ruth hits 2 HRs in a World Series game
1923-10-12 - NY Giant's Casey Stengel HR beats Yanks 1-0 in World Series
1923-10-15 - NY Yankees 1st World Series win beating NY Giants, 4 games to 2
1924-10-01 - Landis bans Giants Jimmy O'Connell & Cozy Dolan from World Series after they admit an attempt to bribe Phils shortstop Heinie Sand
1924-10-04 - NY Giants become 1st team to appear in 4 consecutive World Series
1924-10-10 - Washington Senators win their 1st World Series beat Giants in 7
1924-10-20 - 1st Negro League World Series: KC Monarchs shuts out Hilldales, 5-0
1924-12-10 - Aggrement reached on permanent rotation of World Series with each league, getting games 1, 2, 6, 7 in alternating years
1925-02-10 - AL decides to alternate leagues for game 1 of World Series each year
1925-08-15 - White Sox Dickie Kerr, 1st appearance since winning 2 world series games in 1919
1925-10-15 - Pittsburgh Pirates beat Wash Senators, 4 games to 3 in 22nd World Series
1926-10-06 - Babe Ruth hits 3 HRs in a World Series game, Yanks beat Cards 10-5
1926-10-10 - St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 23rd World Series
1927-10-07 - Yank Herb Pennock retires 1st 22 Pirates in World Series game
1927-10-08 - NY Yankees sweep Pirates in 24th World Series
1928-10-04 - 25th World Series begins, NY Yankees vs St Louis Cardinals
1928-10-09 - NY Yankees sweep Cards in 25th World Series, Ruth hits 3 HR in game
1928-10-09 - NY Yankees become 1st to sweep consecutive World Series
1929-10-08 - A's Howard Ehmke (7-2) sets World Series record striking out 13 Cubs
1929-10-12 - Cubs blow 8-0 World Series lead, A's score 10 in 1 inning
1929-10-14 - Phila A's beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 1 in 26th World Series
1929-10-14 - Philadelphia A's set World Series record of 10 runs in an inning
1930-10-01 - World Series opens at Phila's Shibe Park, Phila A's beat St Louis 5-2
1930-10-04 - A's Jack Quinn, 46, pitches 2 inn, is oldest to play in World Series
1930-10-08 - Phila A's beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 2 in 27th World Series
1931-10-01 - World Series is a rematch as A's seek 3rd straight title vs Cards
1931-10-10 - St Louis Cards beat Phila A's, 4 games to 3 in 28th World Series
1932-09-28 - 1932 Baseball World Series opens with the Chicago Cubs vs. NY Yankees (6-12)

Birthdays in Sport

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1886-03-13 - John "Home Run" Baker, hall of famer (hit 2 HR in 1911 world series)
1936-09-05 - Bill Mazeroski, MLB 2nd baseman (won 1960 World Series for Pitts)
1949-12-14 - Bill Buckner, California, 1st baseman, error cost Red Sox 1986 world series
1956-08-22 - Paul Molitor, St Paul MN, infielder (Mn Twins, 1993 World Series MVP)
1960-01-05 - Steve Jones, British aviator (Red Bull Air Race World Series)
1965-03-31 - Marlon Vonhagt, cricketer (1 ODI Sri Lanka 1984-85 World Series Cup)

Deaths in Sport

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1956-04-10 - Clarence Beaumont, 1st batter in 1st World Series, dies at 75
1963-06-28 - Frank "Home Run" Baker, (hit 2 HRs in 1911 world series) dies at 77
1990-04-21 - Johnny Beagley, winner of two 1942 World Series games, dies


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