Tonight, the Cubs lost to the Red Sox in their first game at Fenway Park since the 1918 World Series.
The final score was 15-5, for total of 20 runs. In the six games of the 1918 World Series, the teams combined for a total of 19 runs--in all six games.
Tonight, the teams combined for 9 doubles. In the 1918 Series, they had 7 combined.
Tonight, the Red Sox hit 2 homers, but in the 1918 Series, neither team homered even once.
Tonight, there were no triples, but in 1918 they combined for 4 over the six games.
In the 1918 Series, Hippo Vaughn went 1-2 by giving up 3 earned runs in 27 innings. Tonight, four different pitchers gave up at least 3 earned runs in the single game. (They were Doug Davis, Scott Maine, Jeff Samardzija, and Jon Lester.)
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