WORLD'S SECOND WORLD SERIES
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
When was the world's second World Series?
The second World Series in Major
League Baseball was held in 1905 and saw the New York Giants and the
Philadelphia Athletics competing for the title of World Champions. The games
were held in Columbia Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the Polo Grounds in
New York, New York.
only two games that were played in Columbia Park were Games 1 and 3 of the
series and both were won by the New York Giants. The series lasted from October
9 – October 14 and the series ended when the Giants won on home turf in just
five games. Every game ended in a shutout, with Philadelphia only winning one of
Attendance ranged anywhere from 10,000 to 24,000
spectators but those who came to watch were truly witnessing a piece of history
as players from both benches eventually went on to be inducted in the Hall of
Fame. Those players were: John McGraw, Roger Bresnahan, Christy Mathewson, and
Joe McGinnity for the New York Giants. The Philadelphia Athletics had their fair
share of hall of famers as well and they included: Connie Mack, Chief Bender,
Eddie Plank, and Rube Waddell.
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