On August 24, 1903 — The Chicago Cubs split with the Giants at the Polo Grounds, beating Joe McGinnity, 7 – 3, in the opener. Iron Joe is not helped by eight Giant errors, including five by SS Charlie Babb. The nitecap is called after Chicago’s at-bats in the 7th with the score 8 – 1. Christy Mathewson picks up the victory for New York over Jock Menefee.


 

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