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  Cleveland Indians - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shortly afterward, in September 1920, the 1919 Black Sox scandal in which eight Chicago White Sox players were charged with throwing the 1919 World Series had begun to unravel.
Although the Tribe went on to lose to the World Series four games to two against the Atlanta Braves, 1995 was still a remarkable year for the Indians; besides winning 100 games, they also led Major League Baseball in batting average and led the American League in team ERA.
In 1999, the Divisional Series was the stage for one of the biggest collapses in MLB postseason history; the Indians, who were in command with a two games to none lead going into game three, gave up three consecutive games to the Boston Red Sox.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : 1903 World Series   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The 1903 World Series, the first modern World Series to be played in Major League Baseball, matched the Boston \"Americans\" against the Pittsburgh Pirates, with Boston prevailing five games to three.
He threw his third complete game victory of the series against Bill Dinneen, who was pitching in his second start of the series.
And so, the first baseball World Series had ended, with the fledgling American League's Boston Americans winning over the heavily favored Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /1903_World_Series   (838 words)

  
 Rating the Greatest Baseball Players of All Time
Coveleski was a spitballer, his status surviving the 1920 outlawing of the pitch through the "grandfather" clause that went with it.
The Senators were at their height, winning the World Series in 1924 and the pennant in 1925.
In that World Series, the Sox took the Big Red Machine of Cincinnati to 7 games, but the three they won were all started by Tiant.
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 October 13 Events in History
October 13, 1986 25th NY, NL appearance in World Series (Mets vs A's)
October 13, 1960 3rd presidential debate with Nixon in Hollywood and Kennedy in NY October 13, 1960 Nikita Khrushchev (PM U.S.S.R.) bangs his shoe on table at UN October 13, 1960 Opponents of Fidel Castro executed in Cuba
October 13, 1914 Boston Braves sweep Philadelphia A's, 1st sweep in World Series history
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 League Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Built in the late 1800s, the ballpark was the site of numerous historic sports moments, including:
- the first grand slam in World Series history (1920 series)
- first unassisted triple play in baseball history (1920 series)
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