All posts tagged "Cy Young"

  • Pirates History
    1903 World Series: Game Five

    After the Pirates barely held on to a 5-4 victory in game four to take a 3-1 lead in the best of nine series, they turned to Brickyard Kennedy to start game five against the great Cy Young. Kennedy had started just one game since August 9th and that was the last...

  • Pirates History
    1903 World Series: Game One

    The 1903 Pittsburgh Pirates finished up their season schedule on September 26th winning the National League pennant by 6.5 games with a 91-49 record. The Boston Americans were busy winning the American League title by 14.5 games, going 91-47 and wrapping up their schedule on September 28th. The two teams agreed to...

  • Pirates History
    1903 World Series: The Comparisons

    The 1903 Pittsburgh Pirates won the National League crown by 6.5 games over the New York Giants. In the American League the Boston Americans won the AL crown by 14.5 games over the Philadelphia Athletics. The Pirates owner, Barney Dreyfuss publicly challenged the Americans owner Henry Killilea to a post-season series and...

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