The 1908 World Series featured the Chicago Cubs and the Detroit Tigers. The Cubs had the best record in the National League while the Tigers had the best record in the American League. The Cubs won the series 4 games to 1, with the final game being a shutout. The Cubs were led by their star pitcher Mordecai “Three Finger” Brown, who pitched a complete game shutout in the deciding game. The Cubs had a strong offensive attack throughout the series, led by Frank Chance and Joe Tinker. The Tigers were led by Ty Cobb, who had a strong series but could not overcome the Cubs' superior pitching and hitting. The Cubs went on to win the 1908 World Series and become the first team to win back-to-back World Series titles.