1910 World Series
|1910 World Series|
|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 (manager), Frank Baker, Chief Bender, Eddie Collins, Eddie Plank (dnp)
Cubs: Mordecai Brown, Frank Chance, Johnny Evers (dnp), Joe Tinker
|1||October 17||Chicago Cubs – 1, Philadelphia Athletics – 4||Shibe Park||1:54||26,892|
|2||October 18||Chicago Cubs – 3, Philadelphia Athletics – 9||Shibe Park||2:25||24,597|
|3||October 20||Philadelphia Athletics – 12, Chicago Cubs – 5||West Side Park||2:07||26,210|
|4||October 22||Philadelphia Athletics – 3, Chicago Cubs – 4 (10 innings)||West Side Park||2:14||19,151|
|5||October 23||Philadelphia Athletics – 7, Chicago Cubs – 2||West Side Park||2:06||27,374|
|WP: Chief Bender (1–0) LP: Orval Overall (0–1)|
Chief Bender allowed the Cubs just three hits and one unearned run. Frank Baker had three hits and two RBI for the A's.
|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.
|WP: Jack Coombs (2–0) LP: Harry McIntire (0–1)|
PHA: Danny Murphy (1)
The Athletics rapped out 16 hits, winning easily 12-5. Jack Coombs gave up 5 runs but won his second game of the series.
|WP: Mordecai Brown (1–1) LP: Chief Bender (1–1)|
|WP: Jack Coombs (3–0) LP: Mordecai Brown (1–2)|
Jack Coombs became the second pitcher in World Series history to win 3 games without a loss. Babe Adams did it the year before, but in seven games. This was the A's first World Series title.
Composite line score
|Total attendance: 124,222 Average attendance: 24,844|
Winning player's share: $2,063 Losing player's share: $1,375
- 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.
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- "1910 World Series Game 2 – Chicago Cubs vs. Philadelphia Athletics". Retrosheet. Retrieved September 13, 2009.
- "1910 World Series Game 3 – Philadelphia Athletics vs. Chicago Cubs". Retrosheet. Retrieved September 13, 2009.
- "1910 World Series Game 4 – Philadelphia Athletics vs. Chicago Cubs". Retrosheet. Retrieved September 13, 2009.
- "1910 World Series Game 5 – Philadelphia Athletics vs. Chicago Cubs". Retrosheet. Retrieved September 13, 2009.
- 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.). Macmillan Publishing. p. 2118. ISBN 0-02-579010-2.
- 1910 World Series at WorldSeries.com (MLB.com)
- 1910 World Series at Baseball Almanac
- 1910 World Series at Baseball-Reference.com
- The 1910 Post-Season Games (box scores and play-by-play) at Retrosheet
- History of the World Series - 1910 at The SportingNews. Archived from the original on 2008.
- Film footage from the Series