1907 World Series

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The 1907 World Series featured the Chicago Cubs and the Detroit Tigers, with the Cubs winning the Series four games to none (with one tie) for their first championship.wikipedia
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Chicago Cubs

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The 1907 World Series featured the Chicago Cubs and the Detroit Tigers, with the Cubs winning the Series four games to none (with one tie) for their first championship.
The Cubs won back-to-back World Series championships in 1907 and 1908, becoming the first major league team to play in three consecutive World Series, and the first to win it twice.

Detroit Tigers

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The 1907 World Series featured the Chicago Cubs and the Detroit Tigers, with the Cubs winning the Series four games to none (with one tie) for their first championship.
They moved on to their first World Series appearance against the Chicago Cubs.

Bill Donovan

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Tigers pitcher "Wild Bill" Donovan struck out twelve Cubs in Game 1. Wild Bill Donovan (25–4 in the regular season) struck him out, but the ball got away from catcher Boss Schmidt, allowing Harry Steinfeldt to score the tying run.
Donovan started Game 1 of the 1907 World Series, and the Tigers led in the ninth inning with two outs and Chicago's Harry Steinfeldt on third base; Chicago pinch hitter Del Howard swung on a third strike that should have ended the game, but Detroit's catcher Boss Schmidt "missed the ball, which got by him to the crowd," allowing Steinfeldt to score the tying run.

Joe Tinker

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Detroit conceded a run on a ground ball for the second out, and Cub player-manager Frank Chance then pinch-hit Del Howard for Joe Tinker. After Joe Tinker sacrificed, pitcher Orval Overall drove both runners home on a single to right.
Tinker batted only .154 in the 1907 World Series, but the Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers in five games.

Frank Chance

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Detroit conceded a run on a ground ball for the second out, and Cub player-manager Frank Chance then pinch-hit Del Howard for Joe Tinker.
Though Chance only batted .154 in the 1907 World Series, the Cubs defeated the Tigers in four games.

Del Howard

Detroit conceded a run on a ground ball for the second out, and Cub player-manager Frank Chance then pinch-hit Del Howard for Joe Tinker.
Howard then played for the Cubs in both the 1907 and 1908 World Series, winning two championships.

Boss Schmidt

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Wild Bill Donovan (25–4 in the regular season) struck him out, but the ball got away from catcher Boss Schmidt, allowing Harry Steinfeldt to score the tying run.
The Tigers won the American League pennant and lost to the Chicago Cubs in the 1907 World Series.

George Mullin (baseball)

George Mullin
George Mullin, who both won and lost 20 games for Detroit in the regular season, and who had walked over 100 batters in each of his last five seasons, issued a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the second, matching the Tiger run in the top of the inning and tying the score at 1–1.
Mullin had a 2.12 ERA in the 1907 World Series, but the Detroit bats went cold, and Mullin lost both games he started.

Jack Pfiester

Jack Pfiester, while allowing ten hits, benefited from two double plays and three caught-stealings by battery-mate Johnny Kling and was the winning pitcher for the Cubs.
He was also the winning pitcher of Game 2 of the 1907 World Series.

Germany Schaefer

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Hughie Jennings recorded the first ejection in World Series history when he argued a caught stealing call by Hank O'Day against Germany Schaefer.
Schaefer was the player representative present at the meeting held in preparation for the 1907 World Series between Schaefer's team, the Tigers, and the Chicago Cubs.

Johnny Evers

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Johnny Evers had three hits, including two doubles, as the Cubs took a 2–0 lead in the Series.
The Cubs repeated as NL champions in 1907, and won the 1907 World Series over the Detroit Tigers, four games to none, as Evers batted 7-for-20 (.350).

Hank O'Day

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Hughie Jennings recorded the first ejection in World Series history when he argued a caught stealing call by Hank O'Day against Germany Schaefer.
O'Day umpired in 10 World Series: 1903, 1905, 1907, 1908, 1910, 1916, 1918, 1920, 1923 and 1926.

Orval Overall

After Joe Tinker sacrificed, pitcher Orval Overall drove both runners home on a single to right.
He also won a game in the 1907 World Series, and the Cubs won their first title.

Claude Rossman

In their first World Series home game, the Tigers took a 1–0 lead on a triple by their 20-year-old batting champion Ty Cobb and an RBI single by Claude Rossman in the bottom of the fourth, shortly before a rain delay in the top of the fifth.
Rossman also excelled in the 1907 World Series, batting .474 with a .579 slugging percentage, 9 hits, 2 RBIs and a run.

Sam Crawford

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Crawford hit for a .243 average in three World Series, and Cobb hit an uncharacteristic .200 in the 1907 World Series and .231 in the 1909 World Series.

Ed Siever

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Cub pitcher Ed Reulbach scattered six hits as Chicago jumped on Tiger starter Ed Siever for four runs on seven hits in only four innings en route to their second win.
The following year, Siever compiled an 18-11 for the 1907 Tigers team that went 92-58 and lost to the Chicago Cubs in the 1907 World Series.

Jack Sheridan (umpire)

Jack Sheridan
Sheridan umpired in four of the first seven World Series: 1905, 1907, 1908 and 1910; he also umpired in the earlier Temple Cup NL championship series in 1896.

1906 World Series

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The Cubs came back strong from their shocking loss in the 1906 World Series.

Ty Cobb

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In their first World Series home game, the Tigers took a 1–0 lead on a triple by their 20-year-old batting champion Ty Cobb and an RBI single by Claude Rossman in the bottom of the fourth, shortly before a rain delay in the top of the fifth. The Tigers' young star Ty Cobb came into the Series with the first of his many league batting championships.

Ed Walsh

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Although that matched Ed Walsh's total in Game 3 against the Cubs in, it was across twelve innings.

West Side Park

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Tuesday, October 8, 1907, at West Side Grounds in Chicago, Illinois

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Tuesday, October 8, 1907, at West Side Grounds in Chicago, Illinois

Harry Steinfeldt

Wild Bill Donovan (25–4 in the regular season) struck him out, but the ball got away from catcher Boss Schmidt, allowing Harry Steinfeldt to score the tying run.

Johnny Kling

Jack Pfiester, while allowing ten hits, benefited from two double plays and three caught-stealings by battery-mate Johnny Kling and was the winning pitcher for the Cubs.

Hughie Jennings

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Hughie Jennings recorded the first ejection in World Series history when he argued a caught stealing call by Hank O'Day against Germany Schaefer.