Monthly Archives: January 2014

1904 World Series Revisited Game #3

10/13/04@ Huntington Grounds Dummy Taylor vs Jesse Tannehill Giants Win Behind Taylor’s 10 K’s  Luther Taylor a deaf-mute won 116 games in the Major Leagues. Luther Haden “Dummy” Taylor struck out 10 Americans, including Freddy Parent 3x, leading the Giants … Continue reading

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1904 World Series Revisited Game #2

10/11/1904 Bill Dineen vs Christy Mathewson @ Polo Grounds Dineen Stays Strong While Mathewson Fades. When Freddy Parent died on November 2, 1972 at the age of 96, he was the last surviving player from the 1903 World Series. (As … Continue reading

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1904 World Series Revisited Game #1

10/10/1904 @Polo Grounds Cy Young vs Joe McGinnity Americans Edge Giants To Take Game One Cy Young won 290 games in the NL, and 221 in the AL. What more could you ask for? Two Hall of Fame pitchers meeting … Continue reading

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The Teams Of The 1904 World Series Revisited

The Boston Americans raise their 1903 Championship flag at the Huntington Avenue Grounds The Boston Americans won their 2nd straight American League pennant, and unfortunately because the NY Giants, a la John McGraw and John Brush, decided to act like … Continue reading

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One For The Hall-Ray Chapman

  Ray Chapman was born on January 15, 1891 in Beaver Dam Ky. He died on August 17, 1920, one day after being struck by a pitch thrown by submarine pitcher Carl Mays of the NY Yankees, at the Polo … Continue reading

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1903 World Series Revisited Game #7

  10/10/1903 @ Exposition Park Cy Young vs Deacon Phillippe Phillippe Gets Redemption After 110 Year Wait Game 7 in a World Series can be a diamond, or it can be a rock, it can create heroes or goats, and … Continue reading

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1903 World Series Revisited Game #6

10/8/1903 @ Exposition Park Bill Dineen vs Sam Leever Bill Dineen Shines While Pirates Defense Rusts Despite hitting  just .192 in 1903, Lou Criger still managed to hit 10 triples. In the 3rd inning, both Kitty Bransfield and Tommy Leach … Continue reading

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1903 World Series Revisited Game #5

10/7/1903 @ Exposition Park Cy Young vs Brickyard Kennedy Young Struggles But Americans Stay Alive Cy Young was a 5x 30 game winner In a pitching matchup between a future Hall of Famer and a guy with a really cool … Continue reading

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1903 World Series Revisited Game #4

10/6/1903 @ Exposition Park Bill Dineen vs Deacon Phillippe Dineen Tosses A Gem To Keep The Americans Alive Bill Dineen was a 2x 20 game loser. The Boston Americans live to see another day thanks to some clutch defense and … Continue reading

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1903 World Series Revisited Game #3

  10/3/1903 Pittsburg Pirates vs Boston Americans @Huntington Avenue Grounds Deacon Phillippe vs Tom Hughes Pirates Explode for 16 Hits to Cruise Past The Americans Deacon Phillippe was a 6x 20 game winner. In an instance of fantasy matching reality, … Continue reading

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