The 1906 World Series was a matchup between the cross-town rivals Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Cubs. The White Sox won the series four games to two, and were led by pitcher Nick Altrock, who won two games. The Cubs were led by pitcher Mordecai Brown, who won two games as well. The White Sox had a strong offense, led by outfielders Frank Isbell and Fielder Jones. The Cubs had a great defense, led by catcher Johnny Kling. The White Sox won the series by winning four consecutive games after the Cubs had taken the first two. This was the first World Series to be played between two teams from the same city.