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1918 World Series

1918 World Series Team / Wins Manager Season Boston Red Sox(4) Ed Barrow75-51, .595, GA: 2½ Chicago Cubs(2) Fred Mitchell84-45, .651, GA: 10½
Dates: September 5September 11, 1918 Umpires: Hank O'Day (NL), George Hildebrand (AL), Bill Klem (NL), Brick Owens (AL)† Future Hall of Famers: Boston Red Sox: Harry Hooper, Babe Ruth. Cubs: Grover Cleveland Alexander (dnp). World Series  < 19171919 > 

The 1918 World Series featured the Boston Red Sox, who defeated the Chicago Cubs four games to two. The Series victory for the Red Sox was their fifth in five tries, going back to 1903.

The 1918 Series was played under several metaphorical dark clouds. The Series was held early in September due to the World War I "Work or Fight" order that forced the premature end of the regular season on September 1, and remains the only World Series to be played entirely in September. The Series was marred by players threatening to strike due to low gate receipts. There were also rumors of a "fix", [1] but there was no solid evidence and, with the war dominating the news, nothing came of it. It would be another season before baseball's relationship with gambling would erupt in a major scandal. Pete Alexander of the Cubs did not play in the Series.

The Chicago home games in the series were played at Comiskey Park, which had a greater seating capacity than Weeghman Park, the prior home of the Federal League Chicago Whales that the Cubs were now using and which would be rechristened Wrigley Field in 1925. The Red Sox had played their home games in the 1915 and 1916 World Series in the more expansive Braves Field, but they returned to Fenway Park for the 1918 series.

1918 would be the last Red Sox World Series Championship until 2004. The drought of eighty-six years was often attributed to the Curse of the Bambino. The alleged curse came to be when the Red Sox traded the superbly talented but troublesome Babe Ruth (who was instrumental in their 1918 victory) to the New York Yankees for cash after the 1919 season.

Through the 2007 season, the Cubs are still waiting to win their next World Series. The Cubs, who last won in 1908, won the National League but lost the Series in 1929, 1932, 1935, 1938, and 1945. The Red Sox, who had won the American League but lost the Series in 1946, 1967, 1975, and 1986, finally won the World Series in 2004 and 2007.

† For the first time in the Series, all four umpires worked in the infield on a rotating basis. In previous Series from 1909 through 1917, two of the four umpires had been positioned in the outfield for each game, in addition to the standard plate umpire and base umpire.

Contents

Summary

AL Boston Red Sox (4) vs. NL Chicago Cubs (2)

Game Score Date Location Attendance 1 Boston Red Sox - 1, Chicago Cubs - 0 September 5Comiskey Park I19,274[1]2 Boston Red Sox - 1, Chicago Cubs - 3 September 6Comiskey Park I20,040[2]3 Boston Red Sox - 2, Chicago Cubs - 1 September 7Comiskey Park I27,054[3]4 Chicago Cubs - 2, Boston Red Sox - 3 September 9Fenway Park22,183[4]5 Chicago Cubs - 3, Boston Red Sox - 0 September 10Fenway Park24,694[5]6 Chicago Cubs - 1, Boston Red Sox - 2 September 11Fenway Park15,238[6]

Matchups

Game 1

Thursday, September 5, 1918 at Comiskey Park I in Chicago, Illinois

Game 1 went to the Red Sox, 1-0, with Babe Ruth pitching the shutout before 19,274 fans. Stuffy McInnis knocked in the game's only run, driving in Dave Shean with a fourth-inning single off Hippo Vaughn.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Boston 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 Chicago 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0

WP: Babe Ruth (1-0)  LP: Hippo Vaughn (0-1)  

Game 2

Friday, September 6, 1918 at Comiskey Park I in Chicago, Illinois

The Cubs rebounded to knot the Series with a 3-1 victory in Game 2 the next day, behind Lefty Tyler's six-hit pitching. Tyler himself had a two-run single in the second inning to make the score 3-0, and he carried a shutout into the ninth inning.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 1 Chicago 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 X 3 7 1

WP: Lefty Tyler (1-0)  LP: Bullet Joe Bush (0-1)  

Game 3

Saturday, September 7, 1918 at Comiskey Park I in Chicago, Illinois

The series remained in Chicago for Game 3 due to wartime restrictions on travel. On September 7, the Red Sox emerged victorious, 2-1, as Carl Mays scattered seven hits. Wally Schang and Everett Scott had back-to-back RBI singles in the fourth inning. Vaughn lost his second game of the series.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Boston 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 0 Chicago 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 7 1

WP: Carl Mays (1-0)  LP: Hippo Vaughn (0-2)  

Game 4

Monday, September 9, 1918 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunday the 8th was a travel day. The teams arrived in Boston on September 9, and the Cubs tied Game 4 in the eighth inning, breaking Ruth's World Series scoreless inning streak (going back to 1916) at 29 2/3 on hits by Charlie Hollocher and Les Mann. But the Red Sox won it in the home half of the inning on a passed ball by Killefer and a wild throw by relief pitcher Phil Douglas scoring Schang for a 3-2 victory and a 3-1 series lead.

Starting pitcher Babe Ruth batted sixth for the Red Sox in Game 4. He remains the only starting pitcher in World Series history to bat other than ninth in the batting order.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Chicago 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 7 1 Boston 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 X 3 4 0

WP: Babe Ruth (2-0)  LP: Phil Douglas (0-1)  SV: Bullet Joe Bush (1)  

Game 5

Tuesday, September 10, 1918 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts

Vaughn finally earned a Series victory on Tuesday in Game 5, tossing a five-hit shutout as the Cubs rallied back for a 3-0 victory. Dode Paskert's two-run double in the eighth sealed the matter for the Chicagoans, after Mann had knocked in a first-inning run.

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Chicago 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 7 0 Boston 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0

WP: Hippo Vaughn (1-2)  LP: Sam Jones (0-1)  

Game 6

Wednesday, September 11, 1918 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts

Attendance for Game 6 at Fenway on Wednesday, September 11, was down from over 24,000 on Tuesday to a mere 15,238, but the Red Sox went home happy. Max Flack committed a third-inning error that allowed two Sox runs to score, and the Red Sox held on for a 2-1 victory and the World's Championship of 1918, as Carl Mays won his second game of the series.

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Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Chicago 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 Boston 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 X 2 5 0

WP: Carl Mays (2-0)  LP: Lefty Tyler (1-1)  

Players


Composite Box

1918 World Series (4-2): Boston Red Sox (A.L.) over Chicago Cubs (N.L.)

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E Boston Red Sox0 0 2 5 0 0 0 1 1 9 32 1 Chicago Cubs0 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 0 10 37 5 Total Attendance: 128,483   Average Attendance: 21,414 Winning Player’s Share: – $1,103   Losing Player’s Share – $671[7]


Firsts and unique records

Notes

  1. ^ 1918 World Series Game 1 - Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago Cubs. Retrosheet. Retrieved on 2008-05-07.
  2. ^ 1918 World Series Game 2 - Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago Cubs. Retrosheet. Retrieved on 2008-05-07.
  3. ^ 1918 World Series Game 3 - Boston Red Sox vs. Chicago Cubs. Retrosheet. Retrieved on 2008-05-07.
  4. ^ 1918 World Series Game 4 - Chicago Cubs vs. Boston Red Sox. Retrosheet. Retrieved on 2008-05-07.
  5. ^ 1918 World Series Game 5 - Chicago Cubs vs. Boston Red Sox. Retrosheet. Retrieved on 2008-05-07.
  6. ^ 1918 World Series Game 6 - Chicago Cubs vs. Boston Red Sox. Retrosheet. Retrieved on 2008-05-07.
  7. ^ World Series Gate Receipts and Player Shares. Baseball Almanac. Retrieved on 2008-05-07.

References

  • Neft, David S., and Richard M. Cohen. The World Series. 1st ed. New York: St Martins, 1990. (Neft and Cohen 71-75)
  • Reichler, Joseph, ed. (1982). The Baseball Encyclopedia (5th ed.), p. 2126. MacMillian Publishing. ISBN 0-02-579010-2.
  • Forman, Sean L.. 1918 World Series. Baseball-Reference.com - Major League Statistics and Information.. Retrieved on 2007-12-09.

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