World Series, Second Major League Baseball

Conference during the 1905 World Series

The New York Giants beat the Philadelphia Athletics 4 games to 1 to win the 1905 Major League Baseball World Series. This second World Series featured pitching legends Christy Mathewson who won games 1, 3, and 5 for the Giants, and Charles Albert “Chief” Bender who won game 2 for the Athletics.

The New York Polo Grounds, 1905

Panoramic photo in two sections taken during the 1905 World Series between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Athletics. Taken from the corner of Eighth Avenue and East 155th Street. Looking toward Coogan’s Bluff.
(Michael T. “Nuf Ced” McGreevy Collection, Boston Public Library)