1917 Chicago White Sox
Clinched Pennant: September 21, 1917, At Boston Red Sox
World Series Champs
Managed by Pants Rowland
Coach: Kid Gleason
History, Comments, Contributions
The 1917 Chicago White Sox won 100 games, a club record that still stands. Outfielder Joe Jackson hit .301 for the team, and Happy Felsch had 102 RBIs. On the mound, Eddie Cicotte anchored the league's best pitching staff, by winning a league-high 28 games and posting a league-best 1.53 ERA. The Sox went on to defeat the New York Giants 4 games to 2 in the World Series.
|Chicago White Sox||100||54||.649||--|
|Boston Red Sox||90||62||.592||9|
|New York Yankees||71||82||.464||28½|
|St. Louis Browns||57||97||.370||43|
- Mark Pienkos: 1917-2017-One Hundred Years of White Sox Baseball: Highlighting the Great 1917 World Series Championship Team, The Peppertree Press, Sarasota, FL, 2017. ISBN 978-1614935025
- Warren N. Wilbert: The 1917 White Sox: Their World Championship Season, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2004.
- Associated Press: "WHITE SOX WIN PENNANT.; Defeat of Boston in Ten Innings Gives Flag to Chicago.", New York Times, September 22, 1917, Page 12