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October 27, 2020

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Boston had two teams in 1915, the Red Sox of the American League and the Braves of the National League, while Philadelphia had teams competing in the American and National Leagues, the Athletics and Phillies.

Boston pitcher Babe Ruth was 18-8 that year but did not pitcher in the World Series. Boston featured Rube Foster, Ernie Shore and Dutch Leonard as pitchers while Grover Alexander was pitching for the Atheltics. Boston defeated the Philadelphia team in the World Series 4-1.
Philadephia won the first game 3-1 but Boston came back to win four games in a row to take the World Series, with the great Rube Foster winning game two at 2-1, Leonard winning game three at 2-1, Ernie Shore winning game four at 2-1 and Foster winnng 5-4 in game five. Hooper drove in 5 runs and Lewis drove in 3 of the 12 scored in the series.

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