This day in baseball: The 1906 Chicago Cubs

On 4 October 1906, the Cubs set a Major League mark for most wins in a season by collecting their 116th win against the St. Louis Cardinals.  Their final record was 116-36, giving them a .763 winning percentage.  In the 1906 World Series, however, the Cubs were upset by their crosstown rivals, the Chicago White Sox, losing four games to two.

1906 Chicago Cubs (Photo source:

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