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From the archives | Sept. 11

Red Sox beat Cubs to win 1918 World Series

Tyler’s wildness and Flack’s muff account for victory

Boston is again the capital of the baseball world, history repeating itself yesterday when the Red Sox, who have never faltered in this great classic, defeated the Cubs, 2 to 1.

Flack’s muff of a liner from Whiteman in the third inning, with two out and Sox runners on third and second, made possible the Red Sox victory that carried with it the world’s title.

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