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 Russian Revolutions of 1917 - MSN Encarta
The Russian revolutions of 1917 involved a series of uprisings by workers and peasants throughout the country and by soldiers, who were predominantly of peasant origin, in the Russian army.
The overthrow of the Russian monarch, Emperor Nicholas II, and the ruling Romanov dynasty took place after an uprising that lasted from February 23 to 27, 1917, according to the Julian calendar then used in Russia, or March 8 to 12 according to the Gregorian calendar.
The second revolution was initiated by an armed insurrection on October 24 and 25, 1917.
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 World Series
In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of the North American Major League Baseball, played between the American League and National League champions, after the end of the regular season in October.
The 1904 Series[?] was supposed to be between the AL's Boston Pilgrims and the NL's New York Giants.
The Cleveland Indians ruined a possible all-Boston World Series by defeating the Boston Red Sox in a playoff after the two top American League teams were tied at the end of the season.
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 1917 World Series by Baseball Almanac
Still the biggest story of the 1917 Fall Classic was the New York Giants and their everlasting potential for postseason disasters.
Did you know that Jim Thorpe made his only World Series "appearance" during Game 5 where he started in right field, but during his turn at-bat in the first inning he was replaced by a left-handed hitting Dave Robertson.
The Chicago White Sox finished the 1917 season — which is most memorable due to the United States entry into World War I — with a 100-54 record, their first and only one-hundred win season in franchise history.
www.baseball-almanac.com /ws/yr1917ws.shtml   (815 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for 1917
He held several cabinet posts from 1903 to 1917 and was premier from 1917 to 1919.
An advocate of parliamentary democracy, he was a founder and leader of the Constitutional Democratic party, organized in 1905, and a member of the duma.
World War I (1914–18) A war fought between the Allied Powers – Britain, France, Russia, Japan, and Serbia – who were joined in the course of the war by Italy (1915), Portugal and Romania (1916), the USA and Greece (1917) – against the Central Powers: Germany, the...
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 2005 World Series Game Baseball, Rawlings 2005 World Series Baseball.
This Official Rawlings World Series Baseball is the same ball used on the field for the 2005 World Series between the Chicago White Sox and the Houston Astros.
Before the birth of the World Series in 1903, there were other postseason championships that took place as early as 1884.
The first World Series, in 1903, was a best-of-nine affair arranged between the champions of the older National League (founded in 1876) and the American League.
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 World Series | BaseballLibrary.com
The first World Series, in 1903, was a best-of-nine affair arranged by the winners of the NL and the AL and won by the AL's Boston Pilgrims in a 5-3 upset over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The 1917 Series was memorable for Giants third baseman Heinie Zimmerman's futile chase to home plate of Eddie Collins as the White Sox took the lead in the Series clincher; neither catcher Lew McCarty nor pitcher Rube Benton covered home.
For their first World Series game on the lakefront, 25,734 Indians fans watch their home team score two in the first and two in the 3rd off Leon Cadore (15-14) and Al Mamaux.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/S/Series_World.stm   (12194 words)

  
 2003 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Due to the 1994 strike and an NL abstention from the 1904 event, this was actually the 99th World Series event.
The series was, however, somewhat overshadowed by the League Championship Series that year, when the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox, both widely believed to be cursed, both went down to dramatic defeats.
MLB had alternated home-field advantage for the World Series between the two leagues prior to this, and the NL would have been due for home-field in 2003 before the change.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2003_World_Series   (2080 words)

  
 World Series Trivia | 2006 | Records | History | Baseball | MLB | 2004 Boston Red Sox | Chicago White Sox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The first World Series shown on television was the 1947 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers.
The 1919 World Series became known as the Black Sox scandal after eight players on the Chicago White Sox were banned from Major League Baseball for "throwing" the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds.
The 1989 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland A's was postponed for 10 days after a massive earthquake rocked Northern California.
www.kidzworld.com /article/5014-world-series-fun-facts-and-records   (402 words)

  
 Chicago White Sox win first World Series since 1917 - Baseball
It was their first World Series win since 'Shoeless' Joe Jackson led them to victory against the New York Giants in 1917.
The series included the longest game in World Series history on Wednesday night, which stretched five hours and 41 minutes and went to 14 innings.
For the Houston Astros, it was their first World Series since the team joined the league in 1962.
sport.monstersandcritics.com /baseball/article_1057887.php/Chicago_White_Sox_win_first_World_Series_since_1917   (402 words)

  
 First World War.com - Primary Documents - Workmen's and Soldiers' Congress Resolution, 28 October 1917
Reproduced below is the text of a series of resolutions passed by the Workmen's and Soldiers' Congress on 28 October 1917.
The Congress regarded a continuation of the war as itself a travesty: "The Government considers that the active carrying on of the war in order to share weak nationalities which have been conquered between rich and powerful nations is a great crime against humanity."
The Government considers a peace to be democratic and equitable, which is aspired to by a majority of the working classes of all the belligerent countries, worn out and ruined by war - the peace which the Russian workmen called for on the fall of the monarchy.
www.firstworldwar.com /source/bolshevik_28oct1917.htm   (332 words)

  
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Last night the White Sox completed their magical World Series quest with a 1 to nothing win to complete a four game sweep over the Houston Astros.
In the 14th inning of the longest game in World Series history, little-used reserve utility player Geoff Blum lined a shot down the right field line into the bleachers and into baseball lore.
In addition, as players themselves last night mentioned, this World Series was not only for them, but for past White Sox icons such as Bill Veeck and stars Luke Appling, Luis Aparicio, Billy Pierce, Nellie Fox, Minnie Minoso, and Carlton Fisk who never got a chance to experience a World Series championship.
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 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
The 1919 World Series was, in fact, not honorably played by every participant, as was disclosed late in the 1920 season when confessions were made.
A sharp shift in the betting odds shortly before the start of the World Series -- the highly favored White Sox suddenly became underdogs -- aroused curiosity, as did swirling rumors that something might be amiss in certain players' onfield effort.
Plus, he hit the first Cincinnati batter of the Series, Morrie Rath, with a pitched ball, which supposedly was the signal to bettors that the fix was on.
tsn.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1919.html   (711 words)

  
 White Sox Win 1st World Series Since 1917 (AP)
The Chicago White Sox are World Series champs for the first time in 88 years after completing a four-game sweep of the Houston Astros 1-to-0.
It's the third World Series crown for the Chisox.
AP - The Chicago White Sox are World Series champions again at last, and yet another epic streak of futility is not just wiped away but swept away.
www.allbestnews.com /White-Sox-Win-1st-World-Series-Since-1917-AP-ArticleID205.aspx   (118 words)

  
 Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
And Manager John McGraw's Giants, down three games to two in the 1917 Series, were back at their old tricks in Game 6.
The Giants cut the deficit to one with a two-run fifth, but the White Sox salted away the victory and their second World Series crown with an insurance run in the ninth, winning, 4-2.
While Faber grabbed most of the headlines in the 1917 World Series, the Giants' Robertson was another notable performer.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1917.html   (578 words)

  
 This Great Game 1917: Clean Sox
The Chicago ballplayers who would toss away a World Series in 1919 appeared to be playing to the best of their ability for now.
But after winning the World Series in 1906, the team began to fade further and further away from the top, its impotent lineup providing less and less wonder.
While the 1917 World Series appeared to be clean, ten years later the question arose as to whether the White Sox had bought their way in.
www.thisgreatgame.com /1917.html   (2024 words)

  
 1906 World Series at AllExperts
The 1906 World Series featured a crosstown matchup between the Chicago Cubs, who had posted the highest regular-season win total (116) in major league history, and the Chicago White Sox.
It was the first appearance in the World Series for both teams, and the first of three in a row for the Cubs.
It was the first World Series appearance for the Cubs' famous infield trio of Joe Tinker (shortstop), Johnny Evers (second base), and Frank Chance (first base).
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 World Series champions in Windy City? - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Neither team has won a World Series since 1917, but the White Sox are building a winning attitude with a new brand of baseball.
It's been 46 years since the White Sox were last in the World Series, when they were beaten by the Dodgers in six games.
In fact, the White Sox have made three appearances since then in the postseason, but haven't won a playoff series since defeating the New York Giants in six games in the 1917 World Series.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/pittsburghtrib/s_347042.html   (771 words)

  
 1917 White Sox
1917 was the season, a year that saw the United States enter World War I. On the field the game was largely unaffected by the goings-on in Europe.
The series returned to Comiskey Park for the fifth contest and the Giants took a 5-2 lead into the bottom of the seventh before Chicago rallied to win the game 8-5.
The World Series against Cincinnati turned out to be baseball's darkest hour.
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 1918 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1918 Series was played early in September due to the World War I "Work or Fight order." It was marred by players threatening to strike due to low gate receipts.
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.
Lefty Tyler was the first hurler in World Series history to allow eleven (11) base on balls in a six-game series; a record that has since been tied twice (Lefty Gomez in the 1936 World Series and Allie Reynolds in the 1951 World Series), but never surpassed.
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 ABC News: White Sox Win 1st World Series Since 1917   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Chicago White Sox are World Series champs for the first time in 88 years after completing a four-game sweep of the Houston Astros 1-to-0.
It's the third World Series crown for the Chisox.
HOUSTON Oct 27, 2005 (AP)— The Chicago White Sox are World Series champions again at last, and yet another epic streak of futility is not just wiped away but swept away.
abcnews.go.com /Sports/wireStory?id=1254435&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312   (515 words)

  
 1917 World Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1917 World Series, the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Giants four games to two.
The White Sox did not win another World Series until 2005.
Jim Thorpe made his only World Series "appearance" during Game 5 where he started in right field, but during his turn at bat in the first inning he was replaced by a left-handed hitting Dave Robertson.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1917_World_Series   (198 words)

  
 Seattle Post-Intelligencer: MLB
Meanwhile, the White Sox are in the World Series for the first time since 1959 after finishing off the LA Angels of Anaheim in five games in the ALCS, with Chicago pitchers throwing four straight complete games.
Chicago used its bullpen for just two-thirds of an inning in the series after Contreras was lifted with one out in the ninth inning of a 3-2 loss in the opener of the set at U.S. Cellular Field.
Contreras, who will take the mound in Game 1 of the World Series, has made three starts in the 2005 postseason and is 2-1 with a 2.88 ERA.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /scorecard/mlbnews.asp?articleID=141918   (2221 words)

  
 11/4/2005 - Local Coverage of 1917 World Series - Memories - Chattanoogan.com
With the Houston Astros and Chicago White Sox being in the World Series, it was certain that one team would end many years of futility.
The Southern Railway advertised a $24.60 round-trip to the World Series opener in Chicago.
At Wilder Tower in Chickamauga, World Series games were also reproduced via the Coney Electrograph — “the greatest baseball board in the county” according to the advertisement.
www.chattanoogan.com /articles/article_75353.asp   (1227 words)

  
 1917 World Series Statistics
Easy winners in their pennant races, the White Sox and Giants traded pairs of victories in the Series before the Sox came up with a second pair to take the title in six games.
Giant ace Ferdie Schupp (a 21-game winner during the season) did the honors in Game Four, scattering seven hits, as teammate Benny Kauff, with his first Series hit in the fourth inning, homered inside the park to deep center against Red Faber for the deciding run.
He pitched well enough, but his third win and the Series clincher was really the gift of some infamous Giant fielding.
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 The Official Site of Major League Baseball: History: World Series History
The World Series shifted to New York for Game 3, and the home club got on the board thanks to Rube Benton's five-hit shutout, both Giants runs coming in the fourth.
Faber picked up his second World Series win with two innings of perfect relief work.
The New York Giants had suffered their fourth straight World Series defeat.
mlb.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/mlb/history/postseason/mlb_ws_recaps.jsp?feature=1917   (407 words)

  
 Buck Weaver - Images
Buck Weaver's 1917 Championship Pin This is the front of Buck's 1917 World Champions pin, which he kept until the day he died.
Buck Weaver's 1917 Championship Pin This is the back of Buck's 1917 World Champions pin, which he kept until the day he died.
Close-up of the 1913 Trophy bat The trophy bat, along with his 1917 World Championship pin, a small group of photographs, and several 1914 World Tour items, were the only mementos Weaver chose to save.
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 World Series History
The Washington Nationals (Twins) won the 1924 World Series with 4 games, over the New York Giants (Giants) who won 3 games.
The Pittsburgh Pirates (Pirates) won the 1925 World Series with 4 games, over the Washington Nationals (Twins) who won 3 games.
The (Angels) won the 1959 World Series with 4 games, over the Chicago White Sox (White Sox) who won 2 games.
www.baseballhistory.info /World-Series.html   (2165 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - World Series payoff record set by White Sox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
NEW YORK (AP) — Winning the World Series for the first time in 88 years brought the Chicago White Sox vastly higher checks than for their previous title.
The White Sox set a record for World Series shares at $324,533, according to figures released Tuesday by the commissioner's office.
A winning share was worth $307,809 for the 1999 Yankees, $294,783 for the 2000 Yankees, $279,260 for Arizona in 2001, $272,147 for the Anaheim Angels in 2002, $306,150 for the Florida Marlins in 2003 and $223,620 for the Boston Red Sox last year.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/playoffs/2005-11-22-postseason-shares_x.htm   (366 words)

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