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thomas35forever
02-19-2006, 04:12 PM
I noticed WSI wasn't listed as an external link on Wikipedia's entry for the White Sox, so I took the pleasure of adding it.:D:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_White_Sox

JohnBasedowYoda
02-19-2006, 04:15 PM
I was on the White Sox entry about a week ago and WSI was listed. Odd..

MarySwiss
02-19-2006, 04:38 PM
I was on the White Sox entry about a week ago and WSI was listed. Odd..

Not odd at all...and you're right, John; I saw the link also. But it's likely that the better-known Wikipedia becomes, the less reliable it will be. Unfortunately.

itsnotrequired
02-19-2006, 04:42 PM
Not odd at all...and you're right, John; I saw the link also. But it's likely that the better-known Wikipedia becomes, the less reliable it will be. Unfortunately.
Probably removed by a Cub fan.

That's the main disadvantage to an "open" encyclopedia. I still use it as my first source when researching a new subject. I follow up at more "reliable" websites from there.

Hitmen77
02-19-2006, 05:37 PM
I noticed WSI wasn't listed as an external link on Wikipedia's entry for the White Sox, so I took the pleasure of adding it.:D:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_White_Sox

I'm sure it was there before. I remember someone pointing it out during the Sox playoff run.

Thanks for adding it back.

soxfan26
02-19-2006, 05:49 PM
Wow, they even have a link for Sox tie-dye t-shirts.

JohnBasedowYoda
02-19-2006, 06:19 PM
Probably removed by a Cub fan.

Hmmmm..
Maybe it was someone from Soxtalk?

Brian26
02-19-2006, 06:53 PM
Not odd at all...and you're right, John; I saw the link also. But it's likely that the better-known Wikipedia becomes, the less reliable it will be. Unfortunately.

I found a mistake in the first two paragraphs of the site. It lists the Sox as being AL Champions in 5 of the first 19 years of its existence. I only count four pennants.

soxwon
02-19-2006, 08:31 PM
why is carlos lee on the nonroster invitees list?

JohnBasedowYoda
02-19-2006, 08:51 PM
why is carlos lee on the nonroster invitees list?


it's his evil twin

Milw
02-19-2006, 11:59 PM
I found a mistake in the first two paragraphs of the site. It lists the Sox as being AL Champions in 5 of the first 19 years of its existence. I only count four pennants.
No, that's correct ... AL Champions in 1900, 1901, 1906, 1917 and 1919.

CLR01
02-20-2006, 12:13 AM
No, that's correct ... AL Champions in 1900, 1901, 1906, 1917 and 1919.


Wouldn't that be 20 years? :dunno:

CubsfansareDRUNK
02-20-2006, 12:21 AM
Am i the only one who noticed this?

http://img70.imageshack.us/img70/9414/theuded9ff.jpg

doublem23
02-20-2006, 02:34 AM
why is carlos lee on the nonroster invitees list?

Carlos Lee is Carlos Lee's younger brother.

RadioheadRocks
02-20-2006, 02:37 AM
Carlos Lee is Carlos Lee's younger brother.

Hmmmm, do I detect another George Foreman naming pattern here? :D:

Brian26
02-20-2006, 09:22 AM
Wouldn't that be 20 years? :dunno:

Wasn't the first year of the AL in 1901 anyway? Was there a 1900 pennant?

itsnotrequired
02-20-2006, 09:55 AM
Wasn't the first year of the AL in 1901 anyway? Was there a 1900 pennant?

Yes, 1901 was the first year. No pennant in 1900.

Realist
02-20-2006, 10:05 AM
I'm not seeing WSI on that page. :?:

itsnotrequired
02-20-2006, 10:08 AM
I'm not seeing WSI on that page. :?:

Soxtalk strikes again!

:tongue:

DumpJerry
02-20-2006, 10:21 AM
Am i the only one who noticed this?

http://img70.imageshack.us/img70/9414/theuded9ff.jpg
We're back to only one Manager, but no WSI, just Soxtalk and futuresox.....:angry:

Crede_Fan
02-20-2006, 10:46 AM
We're back to only one Manager, but no WSI, just Soxtalk and futuresox.....:angry:

Fixed it! WSI back!:bandance:

lostletters
02-20-2006, 12:04 PM
I noticed WSI wasn't listed as an external link on Wikipedia's entry for the White Sox, so I took the pleasure of adding it.:D:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_White_Sox

They took the link off again. Who the hell keeps taking this down. :angry:

WhteSox725
02-20-2006, 12:10 PM
They took the link off again. Who the hell keeps taking this down. :angry:

Put it back up there. Is Ray Liotta really a non-roster pitcher invitee?

SouthSideSoxFan
02-20-2006, 12:58 PM
They took the link off again. Who the hell keeps taking this down. :angry:
The most recent remover of WSI IP address is . According to Geobytes (http://www.geobytes.com/IpLocator.htm?GetLocation) they're in Arlington Heights. He has Comcast Cable Internet (c-comcast.net).

Click here (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Contributions&target=24.13.43.222) to see his revisions.

CLR01
02-20-2006, 01:03 PM
The most recent remover of WSI IP address is . According to Geobytes (http://www.geobytes.com/IpLocator.htm?GetLocation) they're in Arlington Heights. He has Comcast Cable Internet (c-.il.comcast.net).

Click here (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Contributions&target=24.13.43.222) to see his revisions.


We love Jake27 here, he is our buddy.

itsnotrequired
02-20-2006, 01:08 PM
We love Jake27 here, he is our buddy.

A banned member removing WSI from the Wikipedia White Sox entry? Shocking.

Unless the Wikipedia "mods" are alerted, it isn't even worth re-adding it. He will simply keep deleting it.

Someone should create a Jake27 Wikipedia entry and have it be a picture of a dunce sitting in the corner.

Baby Fisk
02-20-2006, 01:08 PM
We love Jake27 here, he is our buddy.
Busted! Very nice, CLR. Wow, what a grudge...

MUScholar21
02-20-2006, 03:12 PM
I foolishly added it again; it remains to be seen if it will get taken down again....

Nellie_Fox
02-20-2006, 03:17 PM
This is why I don't allow my students to cite Wikipedia as a source in papers. As long as it remains open to modification by anyone, it is unreliable.

Milw
02-20-2006, 06:25 PM
Yes, 1901 was the first year. No pennant in 1900.
Au contraire. The first year of the AL as a "major league" was 1901. However, the AL played the 1900 season with de facto minor league status, and the White Sox were the champions that year.

I think they've taken it down recently, but for a long time the Sox flew a 1900 American League Champions flag in left field.

As for 1900 to 1919 being 20 years ... yeah, that's true. So, the Wikipedia entry had the math wrong. Point is, the Sox did indeed win 5 pennants in the first two decades of existence.

Hitmen77
02-20-2006, 06:33 PM
Au contraire. The first year of the AL as a "major league" was 1901. However, the AL played the 1900 season with de facto minor league status, and the White Sox were the champions that year.

I think they've taken it down recently, but for a long time the Sox flew a 1900 American League Champions flag in left field.

As for 1900 to 1919 being 20 years ... yeah, that's true. So, the Wikipedia entry had the math wrong. Point is, the Sox did indeed win 5 pennants in the first two decades of existence.

I have never seen a 1900 AL Champs flag at new Comiskey. You might be thinking of 1901.

itsnotrequired
02-20-2006, 06:36 PM
Au contraire. The first year of the AL as a "major league" was 1901. However, the AL played the 1900 season with de facto minor league status, and the White Sox were the champions that year.

Yeah, you're right. I was looking at it from an "official" standpoint.

Brian26
02-20-2006, 08:14 PM
I have never seen a 1900 AL Champs flag at new Comiskey. You might be thinking of 1901.

There has never been a 1900 flag flying over Comiskey Park. Nothing before 1901 counts. I can't believe we're arguing about this.

The Wikipedia was wrong though. It should have said 4 pennants in the first 19 years of AL existence.

SouthSideSoxFan
02-20-2006, 10:11 PM
He's been warned... look here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:24.13.43.222):

"Please refrain from removing content from Wikipedia, as you did to Chicago White Sox (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_White_Sox). It is considered vandalism (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Vandalism). If you want to experiment, please use the sandbox (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Sandbox). Thank you. Mr. Zarniwoop (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User:Mr._Zarniwoop&action=edit) 04:08, 21 February 2006 (UTC)"

Gavin
02-20-2006, 10:14 PM
Being warned by a non-moderator... that'll get the job done.

SouthSideSoxFan
02-20-2006, 10:18 PM
:D:

Actually, that's sort-of the point of Wikipedia. Anyone can warn, and then anyone can get him blocked from editing the article.

Bit scary, really.

thomas35forever
02-20-2006, 10:18 PM
God bless whoever sent him that warning.:cool:

SouthSide_HitMen
02-20-2006, 11:04 PM
I'd love to see Far West Chicago / Michelle go medieval on his buttocks.

HotelWhiteSox
02-21-2006, 01:26 AM
It's gone again

lostletters
02-21-2006, 01:50 AM
Current Wikipedia external links....





External links


Chicago White Sox official web site (http://chicago.whitesox.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/cws/homepage/cws_homepage.jsp)
Baseball-Reference.com (http://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/CHW/) - year-by-year franchise index
SouthSiders.net (http://www.southsiders.net/)
MLBlogs.com - White Sox Pride Blog (http://whitesoxpride.mlblogs.com/)
FutureSox.com (http://www.futuresox.com/)
Soxtalk.com (http://www.soxtalk.com/)
Exile in Wrigleyville (http://www.all-baseball.com/exile/)
Scout.com (http://mb3.scout.com/fchicagowhitesoxfrm1/)
South Side Sox (http://www.southsidesox.com/)
Sports E-Cyclopedia (http://www.sportsecyclopedia.com/al/chisox/whitesox.html)
Who the hell keeps taking the longest running fan site DOWN from Wikipedia?

SouthSideSoxFan
02-21-2006, 02:55 PM
Who the hell keeps taking the longest running fan site DOWN from Wikipedia?

Well, looks like the most recent is ChiWhiteSox7 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:ChiWhiteSox7).

gobears1987
02-21-2006, 04:51 PM
Daver has already said it's Jake27, who IIRC came back as antitwins13. Screw him, he's a dumb Packer fan.

Daver
02-21-2006, 04:55 PM
Daver has already said it's Jake27, who IIRC came back as antitwins13. Screw him, he's a dumb Packer fan.

I've banned about eight usernames that were all him.

OkStateSox
02-21-2006, 05:02 PM
How can this guy have nothing better to do than sitting by his computer obsessively editing a wikipedia page? His grounds is that WSI is "content not suitable for wikipedia." Talk about having a major chip on your shoulder.

SouthSideSoxFan
02-21-2006, 05:27 PM
How can this guy have nothing better to do than sitting by his computer obsessively editing a wikipedia page? His grounds is that WSI is "content not suitable for wikipedia." Talk about having a major chip on your shoulder.

He's also arguing publically (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Chicago_White_Sox#Vandalism_by_rival_fans.3F) while defacing Wikipedia. Nice.

Crede_Fan
02-21-2006, 05:30 PM
He's also arguing publically (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Chicago_White_Sox#Vandalism_by_rival_fans.3F) while defacing Wikipedia. Nice.
:o:WOW JUST WOW!:o:


edit: Thought he was a high school/college kid. Where'd he get $$ to be a season ticket holder.

itsnotrequired
02-21-2006, 05:32 PM
Oh man, this is getting out of hand...

ondafarm
02-21-2006, 05:40 PM
edit: Thought he was a high school/college kid. Where'd he get $$ to be a season ticket holder.

I think he's pulling your leg on that. The grammatical level says high school/college kid.

MarySwiss
02-21-2006, 05:46 PM
He's also arguing publically (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Chicago_White_Sox#Vandalism_by_rival_fans.3F) while defacing Wikipedia. Nice.
I don't know who "Mr. Zarniwoop" is, but he seems to have his **** together. Good for him!

itsnotrequired
02-21-2006, 05:48 PM
Well, looks like the most recent is ChiWhiteSox7 (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:ChiWhiteSox7).

That's our ol' buddy Jake27. It is his AIM handle.

itsnotrequired
02-21-2006, 09:14 PM
The debate rages on...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Chicago_White_Sox#Vandalism_by_rival_fans.3F

OkStateSox
02-21-2006, 09:24 PM
This is all ridiculous. Someone needs to create a WSI entry and see what kind of massive altercation would take place.

itsnotrequired
02-21-2006, 09:33 PM
This is all ridiculous. Someone needs to create a WSI entry and see what kind of massive altercation would take place.
What's ridiculous is that it is even an issue in the first place. Junior high no-necks give WSI a whirl but decide to act like the bozos that post on other boards (i.e. the mlb.com boards). The mods warn them nicely to follow the rules, alert them to the policies, etc. Doesn't seem to work for some people. So they get the boot, try to re-register with clever user names (inta8, inta9, et al) and seem all surprised when their new handle gets locked out before they can even post. Then they go off and whine to the world about how "mean" everyone is at WSI and how they can't express their opinions. A logical course of action.

The truth of the matter is is that WSI is one of the finest team fan sites that I know of. It is so refreshing to visit a message board that keeps things in check and doesn't let debates break down into gay jokes, violent threats and other such nonsense. The fact that a former valuable member is sitting around monitoring Wikipedia to delete any references to WSI shows just how delusional some of these lunatics are.

Daver
02-21-2006, 09:35 PM
This is all ridiculous. Someone needs to create a WSI entry and see what kind of massive altercation would take place.

Why would you care?

Wikipedia, for the most part, is useless, it contains much that is inaccurate or outright fraudelaunt.

All you would accomplish would be to stir the pot with some H.S. kids with a chip on their shoulder and a ton of time on their hands.

PaleHoseGeorge
02-21-2006, 09:39 PM
Why would you care?

Wikipedia, for the most part, is useless, it contains much that is inaccurate or outright fraudelaunt.

All you would accomplish would be to stir the pot with some H.S. kids with a chip on their shoulder and a ton of time on their hands.
Yep. Besides, I like it better this way. They're wasting Wikipedia's bandwith and not ours.
:redneck

Oh, and I'm pretty sure both of those guys are still waiting for their mom to pick them up from Core of the Core. With the logic they use, we're doing them a favor by keeping them out of here. Ingrates...
:wink:

doublem23
02-21-2006, 09:41 PM
How silly. :rolleyes:

OkStateSox
02-21-2006, 09:45 PM
Why would you care?

Wikipedia, for the most part, is useless, it contains much that is inaccurate or outright fraudelaunft.

All you would accomplish would be to stir the pot with some H.S. kids with a chip on their shoulder and a ton of time on their hands.
I really dont care, I rarely use Wikipedia at all. I usually only use it if I'm curious about a broad subject and a Wikipedia article is one of the first things to come up on Google. Its just funny to see how bent out of shape people can get over a message board of all things, its not even the "real world". Sure its a good way to converse with fans, and I do spend a fair amount of time on several different fan forums for my teams, but when the days over I could care less about anything that happens in the message board world.
And I would never actually waist my time making an entry for people to fight over, I just think it's humourous for people to make fools of themselves over absolutly nothing.

Yep. Besides, I like it better this way. They're wasting Wikipedia's bandwith and not ours.

By WSI entry I meant an entry about WSI on wikipedia itself. It certainly would be pretty pointless for any part of this "arguement" to make it onto this board itself.

gobears1987
02-21-2006, 09:56 PM
I think he's pulling your leg on that. The grammatical level says high school/college kid.He isn't a ST holder, he's a journalism student. (At least his antitwins profile said he was.)

gobears1987
02-21-2006, 10:09 PM
I hope some of the banned WSIers who are at Soxtalk are at Core of the Core. It will make it interesting.

Mr. N Paul Todd
02-21-2006, 10:13 PM
I hope some of the banned WSIers who are at Soxtalk are at Core of the Core. It will make it interesting.

I'll bring my fists....


of steel.

Daver
02-21-2006, 10:16 PM
I hope some of the banned WSIers who are at Soxtalk are at Core of the Core. It will make it interesting.

To acomplish what?

I don't get it.

gobears1987
02-21-2006, 10:21 PM
To acomplish what?

I don't get it.Well for one thing, I'd like to see you demonstrate your elephant gun.:tongue:

Daver
02-21-2006, 10:24 PM
Well for one thing, I'd like to see you demonstrate your elephant gun.:tongue:

Last time I checked, it is frowned on to bring a Barett BMG50 to the ballpark.

I also still consider the guy that owns Soxtalk as a freind.

Hitmen77
02-21-2006, 10:43 PM
...and in other Wiki-related news:

http://www.theonion.com/content/node/40990

SouthSideSoxFan
02-21-2006, 10:48 PM
That's our ol' buddy Jake27. It is his AIM handle.

Well, at least it's funny, he snuck in some edits at the top that are hilarious. Do you think he realizes how spastic he looks to people reading the page?

Oh well. Luckily, anyone can put the link back, anytime. Probably means he can't sleep at night knowing that!

Gosh, I wonder why you had to ban someone like him? It looks like he's on his way (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:ChiWhiteSox7) to getting blocked on Wikipedia too...

dropkick371
02-22-2006, 01:20 AM
Awesome. He can't comprehend what "neutral point of view" means for Wikipedia articles. I've taken the liberty to spell it out for him, but he'll probably just continue to not get it until Wikipedia bans him too.

mweflen
02-22-2006, 04:21 AM
I gramatically cleaned up and added several new passages to the description of the recent Cell renovations. Please feel free to double check and edit me :smile:

SouthSideSoxFan
02-22-2006, 06:18 AM
I smiled when I saw this (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:ChiWhiteSox7&oldid=40685840) this morning on ChiWhiteSox7:

"You have been blocked (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Blocks) for violating the three revert rule (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:3RR) on Chicago White Sox (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicago_White_Sox).
This means that you have reverted (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Revert) an article four or more times in a 24-hour period."

It's only 24 hours, but rest assured, Wikipedia has a new friend that will probably be temporarily blocked a few more times before he's permanently blocked. Ah, some things never change!

Maybe the funniest part is him trying to remove the explanation (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:ChiWhiteSox7&diff=next&oldid=40685840) for the block so no one sees it. :)

Baby Fisk
02-22-2006, 11:08 AM
http://awestart.com/images/axe_to_grind_md_clr.gif

"I'll show those WSI jerks! I will destroy them! I am King of the World HAHAHAHAHA!"

SouthSideSoxFan
02-22-2006, 03:51 PM
"I'll show those WSI jerks! I will destroy them! I am King of the World HAHAHAHAHA!"


Close. He posted here (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:James_Roberts&oldid=40682560) because he's blocked from the White Sox page:Just FYI, since the whitesoxinteractive.com listed my IP address, my computer has been hacked into. I am missing files, things keep popping up. I am worried about my credit card, bank, and other personal information (including school work). I had to call my credit card companies and bank to let them know of my situation. Not only that but I am forced to bring in my computer to Best Buy see how/if they are going to be able to fix it. This has gone beyond a link in Wikipedia and is messing with my personal life. I am not going to try legal action against WSI (unless something REALLY bad happens) because I can't help but think if I didn't edit Wikipedia, this wouldn't have happened, so on some small level its my fault. This conduct WSI did by displaying my IP address, along with my former user name where people could find my birthday and city shows how irresponsible they are. A board who will not only do this, but violate their own (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Own) policy to cut done one individual is not the type of website Wikipedia needs linked. I appreciate your unbiased views on this subject. I just wanted to bring my situation to your attention. ChiWhiteSox7 (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User:ChiWhiteSox7&action=edit)
My God, does the boy never go outside or kiss girls?

Baby Fisk
02-22-2006, 03:54 PM
Close. He posted here (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:James_Roberts&oldid=40682560) because he's blocked from the White Sox page:
How much of that lengthy post is feasible?

SouthSideSoxFan
02-22-2006, 04:13 PM
None of it.

But paranoia is freaky. He must be going absolutely nuts, as every time he deletes the link to WSI, someone puts it back within an hour. And then he's blocked.

It seems his permanent status at Wikipedia will shortly mirror his permanent status at WSI. Some people never change.

MarySwiss
02-22-2006, 04:42 PM
I can but call upon the immortal words of Buffalo Springfield...

"Paranoia strikes deep,
Into your life it will creep,
Starts when you're always afraid,
Step out of line, the man come and take you away."

dropkick371
02-22-2006, 07:47 PM
Close. He posted here (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:James_Roberts&oldid=40682560) because he's blocked from the White Sox page:My God, does the boy never go outside or kiss girls?The terrific bit is that the original IP post occurred because, Nobel Laureate that he is, he forgot to login to Wikipedia, and it stored, instead of his username, his IP address. As far as figuring out where he's posting from, you don't need his username or birthday to do that.

So, if his computer is being buggy, it's because it's rebelling against him.

Which is only outdone by the part where he recognizes that WSI had nothing to do with his IP being available to people if they really did want his IP. Clearly, none of this would have happened if he'd only kept the tin foil hat on.

Mr. N Paul Todd
02-22-2006, 10:15 PM
The terrific bit is that the original IP post occurred because, Nobel Laureate that he is, he forgot to login to Wikipedia, and it stored, instead of his username, his IP address. As far as figuring out where he's posting from, you don't need his username or birthday to do that.

So, if his computer is being buggy, it's because it's rebelling against him.

Which is only outdone by the part where he recognizes that WSI had nothing to do with his IP being available to people if they really did want his IP. Clearly, none of this would have happened if he'd only kept the tin foil hat on.

... except one of the mods recognized the IP and pointed out the username (I think it's earlier in this very thread). But I agree that his story about being hacked is probably some pathetic bull****.

Nellie_Fox
02-23-2006, 12:00 AM
Following this thread has been like watching a soap opera!

dropkick371
02-23-2006, 01:44 AM
... except one of the mods recognized the IP and pointed out the username (I think it's earlier in this very thread). But I agree that his story about being hacked is probably some pathetic bull****.
No, I realize that, but that's just about meaningless. But people getting his IP isn't the fault of WSI. It's his own, for not signing in to wikipedia. But really, if he wants to talk about "safety risks" associated with WSI, those same risks apply to any messageboard. And Wikipedia. Most things, actually.

SouthSideSoxFan
02-23-2006, 09:27 AM
I don't know who "Mr. Zarniwoop" is, but he seems to have his **** together. Good for him!

He's carrying on a conversation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Mr._Zarniwoop) with ChiWhiteSox7, who also seems to also be pleading his case (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Hipocrite) :whiner: to random people on Wikipedia.

I think an earlier post was wrong. This is far more entertaining than a soap opera. :D:

If you want to see what he posts/deletes, you can follow his exploits here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/ChiWhiteSox7), here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/James_Roberts), here (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Contributions&target=82.101.133.27), here (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Contributions&target=200.149.215.106), here (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Contributions&target=24.13.43.222), and here (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Contributions&target=204.38.194.74). There are probably a few other IDs I missed too. Click on the (diff) links to see what he edits.

Milw
05-10-2006, 09:37 AM
There has never been a 1900 flag flying over Comiskey Park. Nothing before 1901 counts. I can't believe we're arguing about this.

The Wikipedia was wrong though. It should have said 4 pennants in the first 19 years of AL existence.
Please forgive me, Mods, for bringing back a stale thread ...

But I was at a game this weekend for the first time this season and I checked out the AL Champions banner in right field. Indeed, 1900 is listed.

So there. :tongue: