Chicago Cubs
1932 World Series


Chicago Cubs 1932 World Series

The Cubs had no answer for a strong Yankees lineup that included Babe Ruth & Lou Gerhrig.  Ruth's famous "called shot" occurred in game 3 of the World Series at Wrigley Field off Cubs pitcher, Charlie Root

the Yankees sweep the Cubs 4 games to 0 to win a World Series championship.


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September 28, 1932

At Yankee Stadium, the Yankees take a 1-0 World Series lead with a 12-6 victory. Lou Gehrig homers for the Yankees.

 
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September 29, 1932

In Game 2 of the 1932 World Series, the Yankees take a 2-0 Series lead with a 5-2 victory at Yankee Stadium.


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October 1, 1932

In Game 3 of the 1932 World Series, there were 6 home runs hit in the game, Kiki Cuyler and Gabby Hartnett homered for the Cubs, Lou Gehrig hit 2 home runs for the Yankees and Babe Ruth hit 2 home runs as well, and one of those home runs, a 5th inning solo home run to give the Yankees a 5-4 lead that they will not lose on their way to victory is one of the most controversial and well-known home runs in MLB history, the legend of the “Called Shot” home run.  Did Babe Ruth really call this home run before he hit or not?  One of the many things in baseball history that will be debated for many more years.






October 2, 1932

At Wrigley Field, the Yankees continue their great hitting in this Series with 3 more home runs and 13-6 victory to win the World Series 4 games to 0 against the Cubs. Wrigley Field has now hosted 2 World Series (1929 and 1932) and the Cubs have yet to win a World Series game played at Wrigley Field.






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