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1914 City Series II

Posted 02-27-2012 at 09:41 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 05-17-2012 at 05:50 AM by TommyJohn

[B]The Series[/B]

Once again, the White Sox would be pioneers in baseball history, becoming the first team to fall behind 3 games to 1 and rally to win a postseason series. This would not happen in World Series play until the Pittsburgh Pirates would rally against the Washington Senators in 1925.

The Cubs and Sox traded wins in Games 1 and 2, then the Cubs took Game 3 and rallied in the 9th to take Game 4. That's when the Sox kicked it into gear, taking Game 5 3-1 and...
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1913 City Series

Posted 02-25-2012 at 09:52 AM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 02-26-2012 at 10:11 AM by TommyJohn

[B]1913[/B]

[B]White Sox 78-74, 5th, GB 17.5[/B]
[B]644,501[/B]

New faces dominated the scene on the South Side this year-Ray Schalk took over as full-time catcher at age 20, Morrie Rath held down 2nd base, and the Sox acquired talented 1st baseman Hal Chase from the New York Yankees. Chase had been in the league since 1905 and was constantly and openly suspected of cavorting with unseemly characters and tanking plays and games. For some reason, Comiskey wanted...
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1912 City Series-cont.

Posted 02-23-2012 at 04:34 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 02-23-2012 at 11:30 PM by TommyJohn

[B]Game 1 October 9, 1912 at Comiskey Park[/B]

[B]Cubs..........000 000 000 0 1 1[/B]
[B]White Sox...000 000 000 0 6 1[/B]

[B]Pitchers: Cubs-Lavender White Sox-Walsh[/B]

[B]Game called due to darkness [/B]


[B]Game 2 October 11, 1912 at Comiskey Park[/B]

[B]Cubs..........100 000 020 000 3 11 1[/B]
[B]White Sox...000 010 002 000 3 13 2[/B]

[B]Pitchers: Cubs-Cheney White Sox-Cicotte, Walsh[/B]...
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1912 City Series

Posted 02-23-2012 at 04:07 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 05-19-2012 at 01:59 AM by TommyJohn

[B]1912 [/B]

[B]White Sox 78-76, 4th, 28 GB[/B]
[B]602,241[/B]

The White Sox jumped out of the starting gate in 1912, going 23-6 in the first few weeks of play. Youth and inexperience took over after that, and the team went 55-70 the rest of the way to finish up at 78-76. It was good enough for the first division-barely-as they managed to place 4th. New additions to the team this year were Buck Weaver, Ray Schalk and Eddie Cicotte.

Pitcher Cicotte...
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1911 City Series

Posted 02-22-2012 at 12:08 PM by TommyJohn (No!!Mary!!!)
Updated 02-27-2012 at 02:16 PM by TommyJohn

[B]1911[/B]

[B]White Sox 77-74, 4th, 24 GB[/B]
[B]583,208[/B]

The White Sox surged a bit in 1911, toeing the .500 line throughout the season before finishing three games over that mark and returning to the first division after a one-year absence.

The hitting improved this year, indicated by the team BA of .269 and 19 home runs. "Ping" Bodie and Shano Collins led the way with a team record 4.

Ed Walsh continued to be, well, Ed...
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