1917 Chicago White Sox

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Record: 100-54, Finished 1st in American League (1917 AL)

World Series Champs

Managed by Pants Rowland

Coach: Kid Gleason

Ballpark: Comiskey Park

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1917 Chicago White Sox won 100 games, a club record that still stands. Outfielder Joe Jackson hit .301 for the team, and Happy Felsch had 102 RBIs. On the mound, Eddie Cicotte anchored the league's best pitching staff, by winning a league-high 28 games and posting a league-best 1.53 ERA. The Sox went on to defeat the New York Giants 4 games to 2 in the World Series.

Standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Chicago White Sox 100 54 .649 --
Boston Red Sox 90 62 .592 9
Cleveland Indians 88 66 .571 12
Detroit Tigers 78 75 .510 21½
Washington Senators 74 79 .484 25½
New York Yankees 71 82 .464 28½
St. Louis Browns 57 97 .370 43
Philadelphia Athletics 55 98 .359 44½

Further Reading[edit]

  • Warren N. Wilbert: The 1917 White Sox: Their World Championship Season, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2004.

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