The Hitless Wonder White Sox Beating the Cubs in the 1906 World Series

Here are a few cartoons, pictures, and coverage from the Chicago Tribune of how the White Sox beat the Cubs in the 1906 World Series, the only one to feature the two Chicago teams in a struggle for the title. The Cubs had gone 116-36 in the regular season: 23 more wins than the White Sox, who went 93-58. The images are pretty fuzzy, but after all, they come from microfilm of a 100+ year-old newspaper. Here are some bear pelts strewn about the floor of victorious White Sox owner Charles Comiskey:

Continuing the theme: Comiskey with a big bear pelt tacked on the side of his house, as a World’s Championship banner and a handful of white stockings dangle:

Here, head shots of some of the White Sox in the “champion line of hosiery” put on the field by Comiskey:

Here is the box score from the Series-winning game:

And here is the play-by-play account, split into two pictures to make it easier to read:

And the end of the game:

Published in: on May 11, 2011 at 4:39 am  Comments (1)  
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  1. Great story and an interesting perspective on the only time the Cubs faced the Sox in a World Series. I can only imagine how the media would handle it today.

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