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Great World Series moments

Updated: October 25, 2000, 1:18 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN Classic

Oct. 1, 1903: When the Boston Pilgrims of the young American League accepted a challenge from Barney Dreyfuss, owner of the National League champion Pittsburgh Pirates, the modern World Series was born. Today in Boston, in the first inning of the first game, the Pirates jump on Cy Young, who had a 28-9 record in the regular season, for four runs, with three being unearned.

That's enough support for Pirates righthander Deacon Phillippe, who went 25-9. He strikes out 10 and wins 7-3 before ...

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