Eddie Cicotte, a 29-game winner, is driven from the hill in a five-run fourth inning. The Cincinnati Reds' Dutch Ruether pitches a six-hitter and helps himself with three RBI on two triples and a single for a 9 - 1 victory. Just before the start of the World Series, the highly favored Chicago White Sox become the betting underdogs in the best-of-nine contest many suspicions arose from this turn of events.
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