1917 World Series

White Sox uniform image 1917 World Series NY Giants uniform image
Chicago White Sox (AL), 4
New York Giants (NL), 2

GAME 1 AT CHICAGO - SATURDAY OCTOBER 6, 1917
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Pitchers: SALLEE vs CICOTTE
Home Runs: Felsch-CHI
Doubles: Robertson (1), S. Collins (1), McMullin (1)
Triple: McCarty (1)
Sacrifice Bunts: McMullin
Stolen Bases: Burns (1), Gandil (1)
Caught Stealing: Kauff (1), McMullin (1)
Left On Base: Giants 5, White Sox 3
Runners In Scoring Position: Giants, 1 for 4; White Sox, 1 for 6.
Attendance:32,000

GAME 2 AT CHICAGO - SUNDAY OCTOBER 7, 1917
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Pitchers: Schupp, ANDERSON (2), Perritt (4), Tesreau (8) vs FABER
Errors: Schalk, Fletcher
Double Plays: Giants 1 (Herzog), White Sox 3 (Faber to Weaver to Gandil; Felsch to E. Collins to Weaver; Weaver to Gandil).
Passed Ball: McCarty
Time: 2:13
Attendance: 32,000
GAME 3 AT NEW YORK - WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10, 1917
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Pitchers: CICOTTE vs BENTON
Errors: Holke, S. Collins 2, Fletcher, Cicotte
Double Plays: Giants 1 (Rariden to Herzog)
Time: 1:55
Attendance: 33,616
GAME 4 AT NEW YORK - THURSDAY OCTOBER 11, 1917
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Pitchers: FABER, Danforth (8) vs SCHUPP
Double: E. Collins (1)
Triple: Zimmerman (1)
Home Runs: Kauff-NY(2)
Stolen Base: E. Collins (3)
Caught Stealing: S. Collins (1), E. Collins (1), Zimmerman (1)
Sacrifice Bunts: Herzog
Grounded Into Double Play: Weaver, Rariden
Left On Base: White Sox 6, Giants 3
Runners In Scoring Position: White Sox 0 for 5, Giants 2 for 9
Attendance: 27,746
GAME 5 AT CHICAGO - SATURDAY OCTOBER 13, 1917
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Pitchers: SALLEE, Perritt (8) vs Russell, Cicotte (1), Williams (7), FABER (8)
Doubles: Kauff (1), Fletcher (1), Felsch (1), Gandil (1)
Stolen Bases: Kauff (1), Schalk (1)
Caught Stealing: Felsch(1)
Sacrifice Bunts: Sallee, McMullin
Grounded Into Double Play: Zimmerman
Left On Base: Giants 11, White Sox 10
Runners In Scoring Position: Giants 4 for 17, White Sox 4 for 13
Attendance: 27,323
GAME 6 AT NEW YORK - MONDAY OCTOBER 15, 1917
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Pitchers: FABER vs BENTON, Perritt (6)
Double: Holke (1)
Triple: Herzog (1)
Caught Stealing: Felsch (2)
Sacrifice Bunts: Faber
Left On Base: White Sox 7, Giants 6
Runners In Scoring Position: White Sox 2 for 6, Giants 1 for 7
Attendance: 33,969

Easy winners in their pennant races, the White Sox and Giants traded pairs of victories in the Series before the Sox came up with a second pair to take the title in six games. In the opener, Happy Felsch's solo homer in the fourth inning gave Sox starter Eddie Cicotte the margin he needed to defeat Giant Slim Sallee 2-1, and in Game Two Red Faber went all the way, as his Sox broke a 2-2 tie in the fourth inning with five runs on six singles for Chicago's second win.

The clubs traveled to New York for Games Three and Four, and Giant pitchers rewarded their fans with a pair of shutouts to even the Series. In Game Three, a triple, double, and single against the Sox' Cicotte in the fourth inning produced the only scoring, as Giant Rube Benton blanked the Sox on five hits, walking none. Giant ace Ferdie Schupp (a 21-game winner during the season) did the honors in Game Four, scattering seven hits, as teammate Benny Kauff, with his first Series hit in the fourth inning, homered inside the park to deep center against Red Faber for the deciding run. Two later runs against Faber and two more in the eighth (on Kauff's second homer) against reliever Dave Danforth made Schupp's win easy.

But Faber, the loser in Game Four, came in to pitch two innings of perfect relief two days later in Chicago for his second win, as the Sox rebounded from a 2-5 deficit with three runs in the bottom of the seventh to tie the game and three more an inning later to win it.

After a day of rest and a return to New York, Faber was given his third start. He pitched well enough, but his third win and the Series clincher was really the gift of some infamous Giant fielding. In the fourth inning, the first two Sox batters--Eddie Collins and Joe Jackson --reached on a high throw to first and a dropped fly. Happy Felsch, the third man up, reached on a fielder's choice as Giant third baseman Heinie Zimmerman chased Collins across the plate in a botched rundown. Jackson and Felsch scored the second and third unearned runs as Chick Gandil singled off the hapless Rube Benton. The Giants recovered to score two runs an inning later, but Faber shut them out the rest of the way to give his Sox the Series.

CHICAGO (A)
PLAYER-POSAVGGABRH2B3BHRRBBBSOSB
Eddie Cicotte, p .143 3 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0
Eddie Collins, 2b .409 6 22 4 9 1 0 0 2 2 3 3
Shano Collins, of .286 6 21 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
Dave Danforth, p .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Red Faber, p .143 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 0
Happy Felsch, of .273 6 22 4 6 1 0 1 3 1 5 0
Chick Gandil, 1b .261 6 23 1 6 1 0 0 5 0 2 1
Joe Jackson, of .304 6 23 4 7 0 0 0 2 1 0 1
Nemo Leibold, of .400 2 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0
Byrd Lynn, ph .000 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Fred McMullin, 3b .125 6 24 1 3 1 0 0 2 1 6 0
Swede Risberg, ph .500 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Reb Russell, p .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ray Schalk, c .263 6 19 1 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 1
Buck Weaver, ss .333 6 21 3 7 1 0 0 1 0 2 0
Lefty Williams, p .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL .274- 197 21 54 6 0 1 18 11 28 6

PITCHERWLERAGGSCGSVSHOIPHERBBSO
Eddie Cicotte 1 1 1.96 3 2 2 0 0 23.0 23 5 2 13
Dave Danforth 0 0 18.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 3 2 0 2
Red Faber 3 1 2.33 4 3 2 0 0 27.0 21 7 3 9
Reb Russell 0 0 INF 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 1 0
Lefty Williams 0 0 9.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 1 0 3
TOTAL 4 2 2.77 10 6 4 0 0 52.0 51 16 6 27

NEW YORK (N)
PLAYER-POSAVGGABRH2B3BHRRBBBSOSB
Fred Anderson, p .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rube Benton, p .000 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
George Burns, of .227 6 22 3 5 0 0 0 2 2 6 1
Art Fletcher, ss .200 6 25 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
Buck Herzog, 2b .250 6 24 1 6 0 1 0 2 1 4 0
Walter Holke, 1b .286 6 21 2 6 2 0 0 1 0 6 0
Benny Kauff, of .160 6 25 2 4 1 0 2 5 0 2 1
Lew McCarty, c-2 .400 3 5 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Pol Perritt, p 1.000 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bill Rariden, c .385 5 13 2 5 0 0 0 2 2 1 0
Dave Robertson, of .500 6 22 3 11 1 1 0 1 0 0 2
Slim Sallee, p .167 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
Ferdie Schupp, p .250 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Jeff Tesreau, p .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jim Thorpe, of .000 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Wilhoit, ph .000 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Heinie Zimmerman, 3b .120 6 25 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL .256- 199 17 51 5 4 2 16 6 27 4

PITCHERWLERAGGSCGSVSHOIPHERBBSO
Fred Anderson 0 1 18.00 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 5 4 0 3
Rube Benton 1 1 0.00 2 2 1 0 1 14.0 9 0 1 8
Pol Perritt 0 0 2.16 3 0 0 0 0 8.1 9 2 3 3
Slim Sallee 0 2 5.28 2 2 1 0 0 15.1 20 9 4 4
Ferdie Schupp 1 0 1.74 2 2 1 0 1 10.1 11 2 2 9
Jeff Tesreau 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 1 1
TOTAL 2 4 3.00 11 6 3 0 2 51.0 54 17 11 28
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