The 1902 American League Champion Philadelphia Athletics Philadelphia Athletics 1902 – Athletics win their first American League Championship. Because of disputes with the rival National League, the first World Series was not played until 1903.
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by Bob Warrington Connie Mack and his Philadelphia Athletics were involved in many exciting pennant races during their long tenure in the American League (AL). The A’s won nine of those pennants, but of the ones they lost, the 1907 race rankled Mack most deeply. This article describes that contest but focuses primarily on […]