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Chicago Cubs 2, Detroit Tigers 0

Chicago Cubs 2, Detroit Tigers 0

Day

World Series Game Played on Wednesday, October 14, 1908 (D) at Bennett Park

CHI N    1  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2 10  0
DET A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  0
BATTING
Chicago Cubs          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Sheckard lf            3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Evers 2b               4   1   3   1       0   0       2   3
Schulte rf             3   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Chance 1b              4   0   3   1       0   0      11   0
Steinfeldt 3b          2   0   0   0       1   1       0   3
Hofman cf              4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Tinker ss              4   0   1   0       0   0       1   4
Kling c                3   1   0   0       1   0       9   2
Overall p              2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                29   2  10   2       3   3      27  12
BATTING - 
2B: Evers (1,off Donovan).
SH: Overall (1,off Donovan); Steinfeldt (2,off Donovan); Schulte (2,off Donovan).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Steinfeldt (1,2nd base by Donovan/Schmidt); Evers (2,Home by Donovan/Schmidt).
Detroit Tigers        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McIntyre lf            3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
O'Leary ss             4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Crawford cf            4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Cobb rf                3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Rossman 1b             4   0   0   0       0   2       7   3
Schaefer 2b            3   0   0   0       1   2       4   1
Schmidt c              4   0   0   0       0   2       5   4
Coughlin 3b            3   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Donovan p              2   0   0   0       1   1       1   1
Totals                30   0   3   0       4  10      27  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
BATTING - 
2B: McIntyre (1,off Overall).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Donovan (1,2nd base off Overall/Kling).
CS: Schaefer (1,2nd base by Overall/Kling).
PITCHING
Chicago Cubs          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Overall W(2-0)         9     3   0   0   4  10   0
Detroit Tigers        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Donovan L(0-2)         9    10   2   2   3   3   0
WP: Overall (1).
Umpires: Jack Sheridan (AL), Hank O'Day (NL)
Time of Game: 1:25   Attendance: 6210
Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Detroit Tigers           
1. Sheckard            lf        McIntyre            lf
2. Evers               2b        O'Leary             ss
3. Schulte             rf        Crawford            cf
4. Chance              1b        Cobb                rf
5. Steinfeldt          3b        Rossman             1b
6. Hofman              cf        Schaefer            2b
7. Tinker              ss        Schmidt             c
8. Kling               c         Coughlin            3b
9. Overall             p         Donovan             p

CUBS 1ST: Sheckard popped to second; Evers singled to center;
Schulte singled to right [Evers to second]; Chance singled to
center [Evers scored, Schulte to second]; Steinfeldt made an out
to center; Hofman forced Schulte (third unassisted); 1 R, 3 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 1ST: McIntyre walked; O'Leary struck out; Crawford
singled to center [McIntyre to second]; Cobb struck out; Rossman
struck out but McIntyre advanced to third and Crawford advanced
to second and Rossman advanced to first on a wild pitch;
Schaefer struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 1, Tigers 0.

CUBS 2ND: Tinker grounded out (third to first); Kling popped to
catcher in foul territory; Overall grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Schmidt struck out; Coughlin grounded out (shortstop
to first); Donovan walked; Donovan stole second; McIntyre made
an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 1, Tigers 0.

CUBS 3RD: Sheckard popped to first; Evers popped to shortstop;
Schulte made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1,
Tigers 0.

TIGERS 3RD: O'Leary grounded out (third to first); Crawford
grounded out (second to first); Cobb made an out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Tigers 0.

CUBS 4TH: Chance made an out to right; Steinfeldt walked;
Steinfeldt was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Hofman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 4TH: Rossman struck out; Schaefer walked; Schmidt struck
out; Schaefer was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Tigers 0.

CUBS 5TH: Tinker popped to shortstop; Kling walked; Overall out
on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Kling to second];
Sheckard walked; Evers doubled to center [Kling scored, Sheckard
to third]; Schulte grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 5TH: Coughlin singled to left; Donovan struck out;
McIntyre doubled to right [Coughlin to third]; O'Leary flied to
center; Crawford struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2,
Tigers 0.

CUBS 6TH: Chance singled; Steinfeldt made an out to first
[Chance to second]; Hofman made an out to left; Tinker lined to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 6TH: Cobb walked; Rossman forced Cobb (shortstop to
second); Schaefer struck out; Schmidt popped to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Tigers 0.

CUBS 7TH: Kling made an out to center; Overall singled to
center; Sheckard was credited with a single when a runner was
hit by the batted ball [Overall out at second (second)];
Sheckard was picked off first (pitcher to first to second); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 7TH: Coughlin grounded out (third to first); Donovan
grounded out (shortstop to first); McIntyre made an out to left;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Tigers 0.

CUBS 8TH: Evers singled to first; Schulte out on a sacrifice
bunt (catcher to first) [Evers to second]; Chance singled to
left [Evers to third]; Steinfeldt struck out while Evers was
caught stealing home (catcher to second to catcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 8TH: O'Leary popped to first; Crawford grounded out
(second to first); Cobb grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Tigers 0.

CUBS 9TH: Hofman struck out; Tinker singled to right; Kling hit
into a double play (shortstop to first) [Tinker out at third
(first to third)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 9TH: Rossman grounded out (second to first); Schaefer
grounded out (third to first); Schmidt grounded out (catcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, Tigers 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs             2  10   0    6
 Tigers           0   3   0    7

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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