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1908 World Series (4-1): Chicago Cubs (99-55) over Detroit Tigers (90-63)


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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 10, 1908 at Bennett Park (Detroit Tigers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Chicago Cubs                 0  0  4    0  0  0    1  0  5    10 14  2
    Detroit Tigers               1  0  0    0  0  0    3  2  0     6 10  3

    PITCHERS: CHC - Reulbach, Overall (7), Brown (8)
              DET - Killian, Summers (3)

               WP - Mordecai Brown
	       LP - Ed Summers
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CHC - none
              DET - none

  ATTENDANCE: 10,812

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 11, 1908 at West Side Grounds (Chicago Cubs)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Detroit Tigers               0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1     1  4  1
    Chicago Cubs                 0  0  0    0  0  0    0  6  x     6  7  0

    PITCHERS: DET - Donovan
              CHC - Overall

               WP - Orval Overall
	       LP - Bill Donovan
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: DET - none
              CHC - Tinker

  ATTENDANCE: 17,760

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 12, 1908 at West Side Grounds (Chicago Cubs)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Detroit Tigers               1  0  0    0  0  5    0  2  0     8 12  4
    Chicago Cubs                 0  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  0     3  7  0

    PITCHERS: DET - Mullin
              CHC - Pfiester, Reulbach (9)

               WP - George Mullin
	       LP - Jack Pfiester
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: DET - none
              CHC - none

  ATTENDANCE: 14,543

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 13, 1908 at Bennett Park (Detroit Tigers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Chicago Cubs                 0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  1     3 10  0
    Detroit Tigers               0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  4  1

    PITCHERS: CHC - Brown
              DET - Summers, Winter (9)

               WP - Mordecai Brown
	       LP - Ed Summers
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CHC - none
              DET - none

  ATTENDANCE: 12,907

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 14, 1908 at Bennett Park (Detroit Tigers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Chicago Cubs                 1  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0     2 10  0
    Detroit Tigers               0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  3  0

    PITCHERS: CHC - Overall
              DET - Donovan

               WP - Orval Overall
	       LP - Bill Donovan
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CHC - none
              DET - none

  ATTENDANCE: 6,210

Series Batting Stats

Chicago Cubs Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Mordecai Brown 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 46 121 5 25 0 4 2 .207 .426
Frank Chance 5 19 4 8 0 0 0 2 3 1 .421 .500 .421 .921 5 1 129 452 65 123 2 55 27 .272 .701
Johnny Evers 5 20 5 7 1 0 0 2 1 2 .350 .381 .400 .781 2 1 126 416 83 125 0 37 36 .300 .777
Solly Hofman 5 19 2 6 0 1 0 4 1 4 .316 .350 .421 .771 2 0 120 411 55 100 2 42 15 .243 .628
Del Howard 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 96 315 42 88 1 26 11 .279 .668
Johnny Kling 5 16 2 4 1 0 0 2 2 2 .250 .333 .313 .646 0 0 126 424 51 117 4 59 16 .276 .697
Orval Overall 3 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 38 70 3 9 0 9 1 .129 .369
Jack Pfiester 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 33 79 2 8 0 2 1 .101 .248
Ed Reulbach 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 46 99 10 23 0 9 1 .232 .610
Frank Schulte 5 18 4 7 0 1 0 2 2 1 .389 .450 .500 .950 2 0 102 386 42 91 1 43 15 .236 .600
Jimmy Sheckard 5 21 2 5 2 0 0 1 2 3 .238 .304 .333 .638 1 0 115 403 54 93 2 22 18 .231 .641
Harry Steinfeldt 5 16 3 4 0 0 0 3 2 5 .250 .333 .250 .583 1 0 150 539 63 130 1 62 12 .241 .600
Joe Tinker 5 19 2 5 0 0 1 4 0 2 .263 .263 .421 .684 2 0 157 548 67 146 6 68 30 .266 .697
Totals 49 164 24 48 4 2 1 20 13 26 .293 .345 .360 .704 15 158 5085 624 1267 19 212 .249 .632

Detroit Tigers Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Ty Cobb 5 19 3 7 1 0 0 4 1 2 .368 .400 .421 .821 2 1 150 581 88 188 4 108 39 .324 .842
Bill Coughlin 3 8 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .125 .222 .125 .347 0 1 119 405 32 87 0 23 10 .215 .501
Sam Crawford 5 21 2 5 1 0 0 1 1 2 .238 .273 .286 .558 0 0 152 591 102 184 7 80 15 .311 .812
Bill Donovan 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 1 1 30 82 5 13 0 2 2 .159 .421
Red Downs 2 6 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 .167 .286 .333 .619 0 1 84 289 28 64 1 35 2 .221 .524
Davy Jones 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 56 121 17 25 0 10 11 .207 .523
Ed Killian 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28 73 5 10 0 6 0 .137 .315
Matty McIntyre 5 18 2 4 1 0 0 0 3 2 .222 .364 .278 .641 1 1 151 569 105 168 0 28 20 .295 .775
George Mullin 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 0 0 55 125 13 32 1 8 2 .256 .634
Charley O'Leary 5 19 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .211 .211 .211 .421 0 1 65 211 21 53 0 17 4 .251 .617
Claude Rossman 5 19 3 4 0 0 0 3 1 4 .211 .250 .211 .461 0 2 138 524 45 154 2 71 8 .294 .748
Germany Schaefer 5 16 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 .125 .176 .125 .301 1 1 153 584 96 151 3 52 40 .259 .646
Boss Schmidt 4 14 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .071 .071 .071 .143 0 0 122 419 45 111 1 38 5 .265 .617
Ed Summers 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 40 113 6 14 0 5 0 .124 .265
Ira Thomas 2 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 .500 .600 .750 1.350 0 0 40 101 6 31 0 8 0 .307 .663
George Winter 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *29 67 4 11 0 3 0 .164 .343
Totals 52 158 15 33 5 0 0 14 12 26 .209 .273 .241 .514 5 154 5115 647 1347 19 165 .263 .659

Chicago Cubs Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Mordecai Brown 2 1 0.00 2 0 0 1 11.0 6 1 0 1 5 0.636 44 31 1.47 29 9 5 312.1 214 49 123 0.842
Orval Overall 3 2 0.98 2 0 0 2 18.1 7 2 2 7 15 0.764 37 27 1.92 15 11 4 225.0 165 78 167 1.080
Jack Pfiester 1 1 7.88 0 1 0 0 8.0 11 8 7 3 1 1.750 33 29 2.00 12 10 0 252.0 204 70 117 1.087
Ed Reulbach 2 1 4.70 0 0 0 0 7.2 9 4 4 1 5 1.304 46 35 2.03 24 7 1 297.2 227 106 133 1.119
Totals 8 5 2.60 4 1 0 3 45.0 33 15 13 12 26 1.000 158 158 2.141 99 55 1433.2 1137 437 668 1.098

Detroit Tigers Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Bill Donovan 2 2 4.24 0 2 0 2 17.0 17 8 8 4 10 1.235 29 28 2.08 18 7 0 242.2 210 53 141 1.084
Ed Killian 1 1 11.57 0 0 0 0 2.1 5 4 3 3 1 3.429 27 23 2.99 12 9 1 180.2 170 53 47 1.234
George Mullin 1 1 0.00 1 0 0 1 9.0 7 3 0 1 8 0.889 39 30 3.10 17 13 0 290.2 301 71 121 1.280
Ed Summers 2 1 4.30 0 2 0 0 14.2 18 8 7 4 7 1.500 40 32 1.64 24 12 1 301.0 271 55 103 1.083
George Winter 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 1 0 2.000 *29 23 2.65 5 19 1 204.0 199 41 80 1.176
Totals 7 5 3.68 1 4 0 3 44.0 48 24 18 13 26 1.386 154 154 2.403 90 63 1374.1 1313 318 553 1.187

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