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[10/6/17] White Sox rally comes up short in ninth

BY JOHN JOHNSON / Grand National Tribune

CHICAGO (Saturday, Oct. 6, 1917) — A ninth-inning rally from the Chicago White Sox came seconds away from tying the game, but Tillie Walker threw out the tying run at the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox held on for a 2-1 win Saturday in the opener of the American League pennant playoff at Comiskey Park. 342 more words

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[10/23/16] Fournier’s double-double gives Sox Series

BY JOHN JOHNSON / Grand National Tribune

BROOKLYN (Monday, Oct. 23, 1916) — Jack Fournier’s pair of two-run doubles broke open a 1-1 tie in the seventh inning and doubled the lead in the ninth today as the Chicago White Sox closed out the Brooklyn Robins with a 5-1 win in Game 6 of the 1916 World Series. 297 more words

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[10/21/16] Cicotte fires 2-hitter in Game 5

BY JOHN JOHNSON / Grand National Tribune

CHICAGO (Saturday, Oct. 21, 1916) — Shano Collins singled home Ray Schalk for the only run of the game in the bottom of the eighth inning and Eddie Cicotte needed 86 pitches to finish a complete-game shutout as the Chicago White Sox blanked the Brooklyn Robins 1-0 at Comiskey Park in the fifth game of the World Series. 299 more words

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[10/20/16] Russell, Sox hold off Brooklyn to level Series

BY JOHN JOHNSON / Grand National Tribune

CHICAGO (Friday, Oct. 20, 1916) — Reb Russell took the win and Jack Fournier knocked in Shano Collins and Ray Schalk for the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning today as the Chicago White Sox topped the Brooklyn Robins 2-1 in the fourth game of the 1916 World Series at Comiskey Park. 316 more words

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[10/19/16] Robins break out to first lead of 1916 Series

BY JOHN JOHNSON / Grand National Tribune

CHICAGO (Thursday, Oct. 19, 1916) — The Brooklyn Robins scored the first four runs of the game and never looked back Thursday in a 4-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox to take a two-games-to-one lead in the 1916 World Series at Comiskey Park. 234 more words

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[10/16/16] Robins come back and level series with 6-run second

BY JOHN JOHNSON / Grand National Tribune

BROOKLYN (Tuesday, Oct. 17, 1916) — The Chicago White Sox opened the game with three straight runs to stretch their World Series advantage to 18-4, but the Brooklyn Robins responded with 11 unanswered runs to level the series with an 11-3 victory Tuesday at Ebbets Field. 311 more words

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[10/16/16] Freshly laundered Sox trounce Robins in opener

BY JOHN JOHNSON / Grand National Tribune

BROOKLYN (Monday, Oct. 16, 1916) — The Chicago White Sox batted around in the fourth inning to take an 11-0 lead and hung a trio of crooked numbers on the scoreboard today, winning the first game of the World Series 15-4 from the Brooklyn Robins at Ebbets Field. 409 more words

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