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1906 CHICAGO CUBS Record: 116-36 Manager: Frank Chance
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1906 CHICAGO CUBS
Record: 116-36
Manager: Frank Chance
Lost in World Series (4-2) to the Chicago White Sox
A win total that has stood as the NL record for more than a century. In addition to managing the team to an MLB record .763 winning percentage, Hall-of-Famer Frank Chance also played first base and led the league in runs and stolen bases. Joining Chance were three other future Hall of Famers in Johnny Evers, Joe Tinker and Mordecai Brown. Brown posted a record-setting 1.04 ERA on his way to a 26-6 season. However, a ton of regular season wins does not guarantee a championship, and although the AL's Chicago White Sox had 23 less wins during the season, they upset the Cubbies in the World Series, 4-2.
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