1918 Boston Red Sox

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1918 Boston Red Sox / Franchise: Boston Red Sox / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 75-51, Finished 1st in American League (1918 AL)

World Series Champs

Managed by Ed Barrow

Ballpark: Fenway Park

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

A plaque commemorating Boston's 1918 World Series victory stands outside Fenway Park

Standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Boston Red Sox 75 51 .595 --
Cleveland Indians 73 54 .575
Washington Senators 72 56 .563 4
New York Yankees 60 63 .488 13½
St. Louis Browns 58 64 .475 15
Chicago White Sox 57 67 .460 17
Detroit Tigers 55 71 .437 20
Philadelphia Athletics 52 76 .406 24

World Series[edit]

Main article: 1918 World Series
Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Red Sox – 1, Cubs – 0 September 5 Comiskey Park 19,274
2 Red Sox – 1, Cubs – 3 September 6 Comiskey Park 20,040
3 Red Sox – 2, Cubs – 1 September 7 Comiskey Park 27,054
4 Cubs – 2, Red Sox – 3 September 9 Fenway Park 22,183
5 Cubs – 3, Red Sox – 0 September 10 Fenway Park 24,694
6 Cubs – 1, Red Sox – 2 September 11 Fenway Park 15,238

Further Reading[edit]

  • Allan Wood: Babe Ruth and the 1918 Red Sox, Writers Club Press, iUniverse Publishing, Lincoln, NE, 2001.

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