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The 1912 World Series was a close and dramatic one, pitting the Boston Red Sox against the New York Giants, an eight game series in which one game ended in a tie, and four more were decided by one run. Each team was led by a dominant pitcher - Christy Mathewson for the Giants, Smoky Joe Wood for Boston.  Ultimately the series was decided in the eighth game, the Red Sox emerging victorious.

The sixth game was played at the Polo Grounds in New York, pitting Rube Marquard against Buck O'Brien.  O'Brien would be hammered in the first inning, giving up five runs, which was all Boston would need.  The game wound up being a controversial one, as Red Sox manager Jake Stahl started O'Brien ahead of Wood, leading many to believe that, leading the Series 3 games to 1, Stahl wanted to extend the series so that the Red Sox could earn more gate receipts by forcing a game 7 in Boston.  Should that have been the case, the strategy nearly backfired, as New York pummeled Wood in Game 7, and it was only a legendary "muff" on the part of Fred Snodgrass in the tenth inning of Game 8, the Red Sox ultimately winning on a sacrifice fly by Larry Gardner.

This is an attractive but worn stub from Game 6, the controversial Polo Grounds game.  Graded PR 1 by PSA with an "MK" qualifier, the ticket is well-worn, with significant creasing, along with a large spot of paper loss on the reverse, likely from scrapbook removal.  Still, a scarce ticket from an important game, more than a century ago.

Rare 1912 World Series Game 6 Polo Grounds Ticket Stub - PSA 1 (MK)Rare 1912 World Series Game 6 Polo Grounds Ticket Stub - PSA 1 (MK)Rare 1912 World Series Game 6 Polo Grounds Ticket Stub - PSA 1 (MK)
Rare 1912 World Series Game 6 Polo Grounds Ticket Stub - PSA 1 (MK)
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