Trivia: Who won Major League Baseball’s first modern World Series in 1903?
New York Giants
Correct Answer: Boston Americans
So why is this answer correct? : The Boston Americans, later renamed the Boston Red Sox, represented the American League against the National League champion Pittsburgh Pirates in the first modern World Series in 1903. Game 1 was played on October 1 of that year; Pittsburgh won easily by a score of 7-3, but Boston bounced back in the next game. The Americans ended up taking the best-of-nine series in eight games, five to three, becoming MLB’s first official world champions.