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Although the term was not coined until 1985, Chicago’s first “Crosstown Classic” meeting between the Cubs and the White Sox was during the 1906 World Series.

Crowd gathered at 333 N Michigan Ave to watch the World Series in a TV shop window, 1957, Chicago.

Crowd gathered at 333 N Michigan Ave to watch the World Series in a TV shop window, 1957, Chicago.

Queuing up for World Series tickets, White Sox vs. Giants, 1917, Chicago.
The White Sox won, 4 games to 2.

Queuing up for World Series tickets, White Sox vs. Giants, 1917, Chicago.

The White Sox won, 4 games to 2.

Babe Ruth at bat during the 1932 World Series, Yankees vs. Cubs, Wrigley Field, Chicago. 

Babe Ruth at bat during the 1932 World Series, Yankees vs. Cubs, Wrigley Field, Chicago. 

Screenshot from JJ Abrams new show Revolution, where electricity is extinct and cities have become overgrown. Evidently in this future, the Cubs are going to win this year.

Screenshot from JJ Abrams new show Revolution, where electricity is extinct and cities have become overgrown. Evidently in this future, the Cubs are going to win this year.

Nick Altrock, pitcher for the White Sox, being protected from the crowd after throwing the winning pitch during game 1 of the World Series against the Cubs, c.1906, Chicago.

Nick Altrock, pitcher for the White Sox, being protected from the crowd after throwing the winning pitch during game 1 of the World Series against the Cubs, c.1906, Chicago.