Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Baseball, Chicago Cubs, 1906, World Series
Chicago Cubs (Baseball team); World Series (Baseball)
Among the less frequently discussed records being pursued across the diamond landscape these days is the single season wins record. Ninety-two years ago, in 1906, the Chicago Cubs, - yes, the Chicago Cubs - set the single season record for most wins at 116 games. The Yankees recent mini-slump has diminished their chances of reaching that lofty height but they still have an outside shot at it.
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "The 1906 Cubs and their Times:The Winningest Team in MLB History" (1998). On Sport and Society. 491.