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[edit] 1908 Chicago Cubs / Franchise: Chicago Cubs / BR Team Page

Record: 99-55, Finished 1st in National League (1908 NL)

World Series Champs

Managed by Frank Chance

Ballpark: West Side Park

[edit] History, Comments, Contributions

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The 1908 Chicago Cubs are famous as the last Cubs team to win the World Series, and also known as one of the Cubs teams to feature the "Tinker to Evers to Chance" double play combination.

[edit] World Series

Main article: 1908 World Series

NL Chicago Cubs (4) vs AL Detroit Tigers (1)

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Cubs - 10, Tigers - 6 October 10 Bennett Park 10,812
2 Tigers - 1, Cubs - 6 October 11 West Side Park 17,760
3 Tigers - 8, Cubs - 3 October 12 West Side Park 14,543
4 Cubs - 3, Tigers - 0 October 13 Bennett Park 12,907
5 Cubs - 2, Tigers - 0 October 14 Bennett Park 6,210

[edit] Further Reading

  • G.H. Fleming: The Unforgettable Season, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, 2006 (originally published in 1981).
  • George R. Matthews: When the Cubs Won It All: The 1908 Championship Season, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2009.
  • Cait Murphy: Crazy '08: How a cast of cranks, rogues, boneheads and magnates created the greatest year in baseball history, Smithsonian Books, Washington, DC, 2007.

[edit] Related Links

Chicago Tribune coverage of the Cubs winning the World Series


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