Clarence “Pants” Rowland goes over the ground rules at Comiskey Park with Giants Manager John McGraw and the umpires before the first game of the 1917 World Series, October 6, 1917..

Eddie Cicotte beats Slim Sallee 2-1, Fred McMullin drove in Chicago’s first run, and Happy Felsch’s homer made it 2–0. Giants pitcher Slim Sallee knocked in his side’s only run with a single after a Lew McCarty triple

 

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