1910 World Series

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1910 World Series
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Philadelphia Athletics (4) Connie Mack 102–48, .680, GA: 14 12
Chicago Cubs (1) Frank Chance (player/manager) 104–50, .675, GA: 13
Dates: October 17–23
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.
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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.

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.

Summary[edit]

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

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance
1 October 17 Chicago Cubs – 1, Philadelphia Athletics – 4 Shibe Park 1:54 26,891[1]
2 October 18 Chicago Cubs – 3, Philadelphia Athletics – 9 Shibe Park 2:25 24,597[2] 
3 October 20 Philadelphia Athletics – 12, Chicago Cubs – 5 West Side Grounds 2:07 26,210[3] 
4 October 22 Philadelphia Athletics – 3, Chicago Cubs – 4 (10 innings) West Side Grounds 2:14 19,150[4] 
5 October 23 Philadelphia Athletics – 7, Chicago Cubs – 2 West Side Grounds 2:06 27,374[5]

Matchups[edit]

Game 1[edit]

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

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chicago 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1
Philadelphia 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 X 4 7 2
WP: Chief Bender (1–0)   LP: Orval Overall (0–1)

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

Game 2[edit]

Game 2

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

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chicago 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 8 3
Philadelphia 0 0 2 0 1 0 6 0 X 9 14 4
WP: Jack Coombs (1–0)   LP: Mordecai Brown (0–1)

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[edit]

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

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Philadelphia 1 2 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 12 16 0
Chicago 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 7 2
WP: Jack Coombs (2–0)   LP: Harry McIntire (0–1)
Home runs:
PHA: Danny Murphy (1)
CHC: None

Game 4[edit]

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

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Philadelphia 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 2
Chicago 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 10 1
WP: Mordecai Brown (1–1)   LP: Chief Bender (1–1)

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[edit]

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

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Philadelphia 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 7 9 1
Chicago 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 9 2
WP: Jack Coombs (3–0)   LP: Mordecai Brown (1–2)

Composite line score[edit]

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

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Philadelphia Athletics 2 4 9 2 2 0 10 6 0 0 35 57 9
Chicago Cubs 3 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 3 1 15 37 9
Total attendance: 124,222   Average attendance: 24,844
Winning player's share: $2,063   Losing player's share: $1,375[6]

Firsts[edit]

  • 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.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "1910 World Series Game 1 - Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Athletics". Retrosheet. Retrieved September 13, 2009. 
  2. ^ "1910 World Series Game 2 - Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Athletics". Retrosheet. Retrieved September 13, 2009. 
  3. ^ "1910 World Series Game 3 - Philadelphia Athletics vs. Chicago Cubs". Retrosheet. Retrieved September 13, 2009. 
  4. ^ "1910 World Series Game 4 - Philadelphia Athletics vs. Chicago Cubs". Retrosheet. Retrieved September 13, 2009. 
  5. ^ "1910 World Series Game 5 - Philadelphia Athletics vs. Chicago Cubs". Retrosheet. Retrieved September 13, 2009. 
  6. ^ "World Series Gate Receipts and Player Shares". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved June 14, 2009. 

References[edit]

  • Cohen, Richard M.; Neft, David S. (1990). The World Series: Complete Play-By-Play of Every Game, 1903–1989. New York: St. Martin's Press. pp. 32–35. ISBN 0-312-03960-3. 
  • Reichler, Joseph (1982). The Baseball Encyclopedia (5th ed.). MacMillian Publishing. p. 2118. ISBN 0-02-579010-2. 

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