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1910 World Series
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Philadelphia Athletics (4) Connie Mack 102–48, Pct: .680, GA: 14½
Chicago Cubs (1) Frank Chance (player/manager) 104–50, .675, GA: 13
Dates: October 17–October 23
Umpires: Tommy Connolly (AL), Cy Rigler (NL), Jack Sheridan (AL), Hank O'Day (NL)
Future Hall of Famers: 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.

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Summary

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

Game 1

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)  

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)  

Game 3

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)  
HRs:  PHA – Danny Murphy (1)

Game 4

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)  

Game 5

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)  

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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

  • 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

References

  • Neft, David S., and Richard M. Cohen. The World Series. 1st ed. New York: St Martins, 1990. (Neft and Cohen 32-35)
  • Reichler, Joseph, ed. (1982). The Baseball Encyclopedia (5th ed.), p. 2118. MacMillian Publishing. ISBN 0-02-579010-2.
  • Forman, Sean L.. "1910 World Series". Baseball-Reference.com - Major League Statistics and Information.. http://www.baseball-reference.com/postseason/1910_WS.shtml. Retrieved 2007-12-07.  

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