Oct. 1, 1903 - The first modern World Series took place between the Boston Pilgrims and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
This aerial view shows the Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds during the first World Series game between the Boston Pilgrims and the Pittsburgh Pirates in Boston, Ma., on Oct. 1, 1903. The Pirates defeated the Pilgrims in game one, 7-3. Boston went on to win the first American League versus the National League World Series, five games to three. (AP Photo)