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1910 World Series

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Manager  Season
Dates  17 Oct 1910 – 23 Oct 1910
Champion  Philadelphia Athletics

Umpires  Tommy Connolly (AL), Cy Rigler (NL), Jack Sheridan (AL), Hank O'Day (NL)
Hall of Famers  Umpires: Tommy Connolly, Hank O'Day. Athletics: Connie Mack (mgr.), Frank Baker, Chief Bender, Eddie Collins, Eddie Plank (dnp). Cubs: Mordecai Brown, Frank Chance, Johnny Evers (dnp), Joe Tinker.
Similar  1911 World Series, 1929 World Series, 1913 World Series, 1930 World Series, 1907 World Series

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The 1910 World Series featured the Philadelphia Athletics and the Chicago Cubs, with the Athletics winning in five games to earn their first championship.


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Jack Coombs of Philadelphia won three games and Eddie Collins supplied timely hitting. The greatest Cubs team in history closed out its glory years, only ten years into the new century.

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AL Philadelphia Athletics (4) vs. NL Chicago Cubs (1)

Game 1

Monday, October 17, 1910, at Shibe Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Chief Bender allowed the Cubs just three hits and one unearned run.

Game 2

Tuesday, October 18, 1910, at Shibe Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jack Coombs pitched erratically, allowing eight hits and walking nine, but still picked up the win. The Cubs left 14 men on base, a Series record at that time. The A's combed Mordecai Brown for 13 hits, including four doubles in a six-run seventh that put the game away.

Game 3

Thursday, October 20, 1910, at West Side Grounds in Chicago

Game 4

Saturday, October 22, 1910, at West Side Grounds in Chicago

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The Cubs were trailing 3–2 in the bottom of the ninth, three outs away from being swept by the A's, but tied it on Frank Chance's triple and won it in the tenth on Jimmy Sheckard's single.

Game 5

Sunday, October 23, 1910, at West Side Grounds in Chicago

Composite line score

1910 World Series (4–1): Philadelphia Athletics (A.L.) over Chicago Cubs (N.L.)


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  • All nine players in the lineup for Philadelphia got a hit in Game 2, the first time in World Series history.
  • Jimmy Archer became the first player in World Series history to appear in a World Series for both the National and American leagues when he took the field in Game 3 for Chicago. Archer played for the Tigers in the 1907 World Series.
  • Philadelphia entered the series with ten days off compared to only one day off for Chicago – the largest disparity of rest days in World series history.
  • During the 1910 World Series, a corked baseball was secretly introduced into professional baseball for the first time.
  • References

    1910 World Series Wikipedia