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1918 World Series (4-2): Boston Red Sox (75-51) over Chicago Cubs (84-45)

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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  September 5, 1918 at Comiskey Pk (Chicago Cubs)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0     1  5  0
    Chicago Cubs                 0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  6  0

    PITCHERS: BOS - Ruth
              CHC - Vaughn

               WP - Babe Ruth
	       LP - Hippo Vaughn
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BOS - none
              CHC - none

  ATTENDANCE: 19,274

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  September 6, 1918 at Comiskey Pk (Chicago Cubs)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1     1  6  1
    Chicago Cubs                 0  3  0    0  0  0    0  0  x     3  7  1

    PITCHERS: BOS - Bush
              CHC - Tyler

               WP - Lefty Tyler
	       LP - Joe Bush
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BOS - none
              CHC - none

  ATTENDANCE: 20,040

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  September 7, 1918 at Comiskey Pk (Chicago Cubs)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0     2  7  0
    Chicago Cubs                 0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0     1  7  1

    PITCHERS: BOS - Mays
              CHC - Vaughn

               WP - Carl Mays
	       LP - Hippo Vaughn
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BOS - none
              CHC - none

  ATTENDANCE: 27,054

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  September 9, 1918 at Fenway Pk (Boston Red Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Chicago Cubs                 0  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  0     2  7  1
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  0    2  0  0    0  1  x     3  4  0

    PITCHERS: CHC - Tyler, Douglas (8)
              BOS - Ruth, Bush (9)

               WP - Babe Ruth
	       LP - Phil Douglas
             SAVE - Joe Bush

   HOME RUNS: CHC - none
              BOS - none

  ATTENDANCE: 22,183

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  September 10, 1918 at Fenway Pk (Boston Red Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Chicago Cubs                 0  0  1    0  0  0    0  2  0     3  7  0
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  5  0

    PITCHERS: CHC - Vaughn
              BOS - Jones

               WP - Hippo Vaughn
	       LP - Sam Jones
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CHC - none
              BOS - none

  ATTENDANCE: 24,694

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  September 11, 1918 at Fenway Pk (Boston Red Sox)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Chicago Cubs                 0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0     1  3  2
    Boston Red Sox               0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  x     2  5  0

    PITCHERS: CHC - Tyler, Hendrix (8)
              BOS - Mays

               WP - Carl Mays
	       LP - Lefty Tyler
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CHC - none
              BOS - none

  ATTENDANCE: 15,238

Series Batting Stats

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Boston Red Sox

                                          SERIES STATS                   |      REGULAR SEASON       
 Player              G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO  BA    OBP   SLG  SB |  AB  H  HR  BA     OPS  SB
+-------------------+-+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+---+----+---+--+-----+-----+---+
 Sam Agnew           4   9  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0 | 199  33  0  .166  .427   0
 Joe Bush            2   2  0  0  0  0  0   0  1  0  .000  .333  .000  0 |  98  27  0  .276  .664   0
 Jean Dubuc          1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  1  .000  .000  .000  0 |   6   1  0  .167  .453   0
*Harry Hooper        6  20  0  4  0  0  0   0  2  2  .200  .273  .200  0 | 474 137  1  .289  .796  24
 Sam Jones           1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  1  0  .000  .500  .000  0 |  57  10  0  .175  .522   0
*Carl Mays           2   5  1  1  0  0  0   0  1  0  .200  .333  .200  0 | 104  30  0  .288  .732   1
 Stuffy McInnis      6  20  2  5  0  0  0   1  1  1  .250  .286  .250  0 | 423 115  0  .272  .628  10
 Hack Miller         1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0 |  29   8  0  .276  .621   0
*Babe Ruth           3   5  0  1  0  1  0   2  0  2  .200  .200  .600  0 | 317  95 11  .300  .966   6
#Wally Schang        5   9  1  4  0  0  0   1  2  3  .444  .545  .444  1 | 225  55  0  .244  .661   4
 Everett Scott       6  20  0  2  0  0  0   1  1  1  .100  .143  .100  0 | 443  98  0  .221  .511  11
 Dave Shean          6  19  2  4  1  0  0   0  4  3  .211  .348  .263  1 | 425 112  0  .264  .646  11
*Amos Strunk         6  23  1  4  1  1  0   0  0  5  .174  .174  .304  0 | 413 106  0  .257  .660  20
 Fred Thomas         6  17  0  2  0  0  0   0  1  2  .118  .167  .118  0 | 144  37  1  .257  .637   4
 George Whiteman     6  20  2  5  0  1  0   1  2  1  .250  .348  .350  1 | 214  57  1  .266  .681   9
+-------------------+-+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+---+----+---+--+-----+-----+---+
 Total               6 172  9 32  2  3  0   6 16 21  .186  .259  .233  3 |         15  .249  .645 110

    * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, ? - unknown, else - bats right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams this year.

Chicago Cubs

                                          SERIES STATS                   |      REGULAR SEASON       
 Player              G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO  BA    OBP   SLG  SB |  AB  H  HR  BA     OPS  SB
+-------------------+-+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+---+----+---+--+-----+-----+---+
*Turner Barber       3   2  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0 | 123  29  0  .236  .586   3
 Charlie Deal        6  17  0  3  0  0  0   0  0  1  .176  .176  .176  0 | 414  99  2  .239  .569  11
 Phil Douglas        1   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0                    0 |  55  14  0  .255  .528   0
*Max Flack           6  19  2  5  0  0  0   0  4  1  .263  .417  .263  1 | 478 123  4  .257  .703  17
 Claude Hendrix      2   1  0  1  0  0  0   0  0  0 1.000 1.000 1.000  0 |  91  24  3  .264  .764   1
*Charlie Hollocher   6  21  2  4  0  1  0   1  1  1  .190  .227  .286  1 | 509 161  2  .316  .776  26
 Bill Killefer       6  17  2  2  1  0  0   2  2  0  .118  .211  .176  0 | 331  77  0  .233  .557   5
 Les Mann            6  22  0  5  2  0  0   2  0  0  .227  .261  .318  0 | 489 141  2  .288  .726  21
#Bill McCabe         3   1  1  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0 |  45   8  0  .178  .467   2
 Fred Merkle         6  18  1  5  0  0  0   1  4  3  .278  .409  .278  0 | 482 143  3  .297  .737  21
 Bob O'Farrell       3   3  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0 | 113  32  1  .283  .772   0
 Dode Paskert        6  21  0  4  1  0  0   2  2  2  .190  .261  .238  0 | 461 132  3  .286  .733  20
*Charlie Pick        6  18  2  7  1  0  0   0  1  1  .389  .421  .444  1 |  89  29  0  .326  .810   7
*Lefty Tyler         3   5  0  1  0  0  0   2  2  0  .200  .429  .200  0 | 100  21  0  .210  .495   0
#Hippo Vaughn        3  10  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  5  .000  .000  .000  0 |  96  23  0  .240  .597   4
 Chuck Wortman       1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0 |  17   2  1  .118  .461   3
 Rollie Zeider       2   0  0  0  0  0  0   0  2  0       1.000        0 | 251  56  0  .223  .539  16
+-------------------+-+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+---+----+---+--+-----+-----+---+
 Total               6 176 10 37  5  1  0  10 18 14  .210  .291  .250  3 |         21  .265  .664 159

    * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, ? - unknown, else - bats right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams this year.

Series Pitching Stats

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Boston Red Sox

                        SERIES STATS                     |     REGULAR SEASON           
 Player              G  ERA   W-L SV CG  IP   H ER BB SO |  W-L   IP  ERA   WHIP  SO SV 
+-------------------+-+------+---+--+--+----+--+--+--+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
 Carl Mays           2   1.00 2-0  0  2 18.0 10  2  3  5 | 21-13 293  2.21  1.06 114   
*Babe Ruth           2   1.06 2-0  0  1 17.0 13  2  7  4 | 13-7  166  2.22  1.05  40   
 Sam Jones           1   3.00 0-1  0  1  9.0  7  3  5  5 | 16-5  184  2.25  1.20  44   
 Joe Bush            2   3.00 0-1  1  1  9.0  7  3  3  0 | 15-15 273  2.11  1.22 125  2
+-------------------+-+------+---+--+--+----+--+--+--+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
 Total                   1.70 4-2  1  5 53.0 37 10 18 14 |            2.31 1.170   

    * - throws left-handed, ? - unknown, else - throws right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams this year.

Chicago Cubs

                        SERIES STATS                     |     REGULAR SEASON           
 Player              G  ERA   W-L SV CG  IP   H ER BB SO |  W-L   IP  ERA   WHIP  SO SV 
+-------------------+-+------+---+--+--+----+--+--+--+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
*Hippo Vaughn        3   1.00 1-2  0  3 27.0 17  3  5 17 | 22-10 290  1.74  1.01 148   
*Lefty Tyler         3   1.17 1-1  0  1 23.0 14  3 11  4 | 19-8  269  2.00  1.06 102  1
 Phil Douglas        1   0.00 0-1  0  0  1.0  1  0  0  0 | 10-9  157  2.13  1.12  51  2
 Claude Hendrix      1   0.00 0-0  0  0  1.0  0  0  0  0 | 20-7  233  2.78  1.21  86   
+-------------------+-+------+---+--+--+----+--+--+--+---+------+---+-----+-----+---+--+
 Total                   1.04 2-4  0  4 52.0 32  6 16 21 |            2.18 1.120   

    * - throws left-handed, ? - unknown, else - throws right-handed

A + before season totals indicates the player was with multiple teams this year.

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