The 1923 World Series featured a matchup between two New York teams, the New York Yankees and the New York Giants. The Yankees had won the American League pennant for the third consecutive season, while the Giants had won the National League pennant for the first time since 1917. The series went to the Yankees in six games, with Babe Ruth hitting three home runs and winning two games as a pitcher. This was the first World Series in which all games were played at the same stadium, the Polo Grounds in New York. The Yankees would go on to win three more World Series championships in the 1920s, cementing their status as one of the greatest teams of all time.
The 1923NHL Stanley Cup Championship Series featured the Ottawa Senators and the Edmonton Eskimos. The series was a best-of-five format, with the Senators taking the first two games. The Eskimos responded by winning the next two games, forcing a decisive fifth and final game. The Senators ultimately prevailed in the fifth game, winning the Stanley Cup Championship. This was the first of four Stanley Cup Championships for the Ottawa Senators, who would go on to be one of the most successful teams in NHL history.