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  • 1909
    World Series: Recap
    In a series with two of baseball's all-time greats, Honus Wagner and Ty Cobb, rookie Babe Adams stole the show.
    PIT vs. DET
  • 1908
    World Series: Recap
    In a rematch from the previous year, the Chicago Cubs became the first repeat champion, defeating the Detroit Tigers in five games in the 1908 World Series. Despite seven more World Series appearances (none since 1945) this would be the Cubs' last title (through 2010). The Cubs shut out the Tigers i
    CHN vs. DET
  • 1907
    World Series: Recap
    The Chicago Cubs claimed their first championship, defeating the Detroit Tigers, four games to none (with one tie) in the 1907 World Series. The Tigers' young star Ty Cobb came into the Series with the first of his many league batting championships. With pitching dominance over the Tigers and Cobb,
    CHN vs. DET
  • 1906
    World Series: Recap
    The 1906 World Series featured a crosstown match-up between the Chicago Cubs, who had posted the highest regular-season win total (116) and winning percentage (.763) in the major leagues since the advent of the 154-game season; and the Chicago White Sox.
    CHA vs. CHN
  • 1905
    World Series: Recap
    After refusing an invitation to play the Boston Americans the 1904 World Series, the New York Giants agreed to participate in the 1905 World Series. Hall of Fame pitchers Christy Mathewson and Joe McGinnity overpowered the Philadelphia A's winning the series, four games to one.
    NYP vs. PHA
  • 1904
    World Series: Recap
    There was no 1904 World Series between the American League champion Boston Americans (now Boston Red Sox) and the National League's New York Giants (now San Francisco Giants). Owing to the business rivalry between the two leagues, especially in New York, and to personal animosity between Giants mana
    BOS vs. NY1
  • 1903
    World Series: Recap
    The 1903 World Series was the first modern World Series played, between the league champions of the American League and the National League. The Boston Americans defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates, five games to one.
    BOS vs. PIT
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