The World Series of 1931 will be remembered for:
¶ The error made by Catcher Wilson of St. Louis in the second game. In the ninth inning, with two men on base, he caught a third strike on the bounce, threw to third base instead of first.
¶ The spitball pitching of St. Louis' ageing Burleigh Grimes who allowed Philadelphia but two hits in the third game, blanked them for eight innings in the seventh.
¶ The pitching of Philadelphia's George Earnshaw who allowed St. Louis two hits in the fourth...