TheBaseballPage.com

When occured: 
Thu, 1903-10-01

Deason PhillipeOn October 1, 1903, the Boston Pilgrims and Pittsburgh Pirates play the first modern-day World Series game,also called "Championship of the United States‚". Played at Boston's Huntington Street park before an overflow crowd of 16‚242. Deacon Phillippe outduels Cy Young and pitches Pittsburgh to a 7-3 win. The Pilgrims will eventually win the Series, five games to three.

Pittsburgh RF Jimmy Sebring hits the first HR and adds three other hits. 3B Tommy Leach has 4 hits‚ including 2 triples for the Pirates and winds up with four three-baggers‚ a Series record. The first of his triples goes into the RF crowd and he is allowed 3B by the ump.

 

More From Around the Web

Sponsored Links

This day in baseball history

December 19

  • 1991

    On December 19, 1991, the Toronto Blue Jays sign free agent ...

  • 1983

    On December 19, 1983, the Pittsburgh Pirates sign outfielder ...

  • 1983

    On December 19, 1983, the Detroit Tigers sign free agent inf ...

More Baseball History

Player Profile

Hal Newhouser

P, Cleveland Indians

Read Bio
Hall of Fame

Goose Goslin

OF, Washington Senators

Read Bio
Season Profile

1966 Philadelphia Ph

It was the same stor

Read Bio
Historical Figure

Peter Magowan

 

Read Bio
Manager Profile

Clark Griffith

Chicago Cubs

Read Bio
Ballpark Profile

Jarry Park

Today named Stade Uniprix,

Read Bio
Tagged:
Boston Pilgrims, Cy Young, Deacon Phillippe, Pittsburgh Pirates

Comments

Login or register to post comments

Stay Connected

Share |

Today's Poll

Will Red Sox Repeat in 2014: