On October 5, 1920 — Before the start of the World Series, Brooklyn owner Charles Ebbets gives his approval for the addition of rookie Joe Sewell to the Indians’ roster. Sewell joined the team after September 1st and was not eligible for the series. The tradition of low-scoring World Series games continues when the Cleveland Indians manage to collect only five hits off Brooklyn Robins starter Rube Marquard and two relievers. Stan Coveleski gives the Indians a 3 – 1 opening victory with a five-hit completeJoe Sewell of Cleveland gets caught in a rundown in a World Series game.
Field, Brooklyn, Oct 5, 1920 – Rooters take to their seats before Game One of 1920 World Series. Even so bleachers in outfield had been there all season, they were called “emergency grandstand” so to allow the club to charge more. Press referred to them as “circus seats”