1906 Major League Baseball season
|1906 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||April 12 – October 14, 1906|
|AL champions||Chicago White Sox|
|AL runners-up||New York Highlanders|
|NL champions||Chicago Cubs|
|NL runners-up||New York Giants|
|Champions||Chicago White Sox|
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The 1906 Major League Baseball season.
The Chicago Cubs won a record 116 games while losing only 36. Their .763 winning percentage remains the highest in the modern (2-league) era[according to whom?]. They were led offensively by third baseman Harry Steinfeldt whose 176 Hits, .327 BA and 83 RBIs were all a team best; Steinfeldt also stole 29 bases. The Cubs' pitching staff consisted of Ed Reulbach, Carl Lundgren, Mordecai Brown and left-hander Jack Pfiester.
Regular season standings
|1st||Chicago White Sox||93||58||.616||–|
|2nd||New York Highlanders||90||61||.596||3.0|
|5th||St. Louis Browns||76||73||.510||17.0|
|2nd||New York Giants||96||56||.631||20.0|
|7th||St. Louis Cardinals||52||98||.347||63.0|
- September 26 – After being held scoreless for 48 consecutive innings, the Philadelphia Athletics finally score on a two-run double to Harry Davis, but still lose to the Cleveland Naps 5-3.
1906 World Series
Chicago White Sox beat The Cubs 4 games to 2 in the World Series.
|1||Chicago White Sox – 2, Chicago Cubs – 1||October 9||West Side Park||12,693|
|2||Chicago Cubs – 7, Chicago White Sox – 1||October 10||South Side Park||12,595|
|3||Chicago White Sox – 3, Chicago Cubs – 0||October 11||West Side Park||13,667|
|4||Chicago Cubs – 1, Chicago White Sox – 0||October 12||South Side Park||18,385|
|5||Chicago White Sox – 8, Chicago Cubs – 6||October 13||West Side Park||23,257|
|6||Chicago Cubs – 3, Chicago White Sox – 8||October 14||South Side Park||19,249|
- "Today in Baseball History – September 26th". nationalpastime.com/site. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
- 1906 in baseball history from ThisGreatGame.com
- 1906 Major League Baseball season schedule at Baseball Reference
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