The 1925 World Series was a matchup between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Washington Senators. The Pirates won the series in seven games, after falling behind 3-1 in the series. The Pirates' pitching staff, led by Vic Aldridge and Carmen Hill, was able to shut down the Senators' offense, allowing only one run in the final three games of the series. The Pirates' offense was also able to take advantage of the Senators' pitching, scoring 12 runs in the last three games. In the deciding seventh game, the Pirates scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to take the lead, and then held on to win the game and the series. The Pirates' victory marked their third World Series championship.
The 1925 Stanley Cup Final was a best-of-five series between the Victoria Cougars and the Montreal Canadiens. The series was won by the Montreal Canadiens in three straight games. The first game was won by the Canadiens 3-1, with the second and third games both ending in a 2-1 victory for the Canadiens. The Cougars were the Western Canada Hockey League champions, while the Canadiens were the National Hockey League champions. The Canadiens were led by George Hainsworth, who posted a shutout in the second game and allowed only two goals in the series. The Cougars were unable to capitalize on their home ice advantage, as the Canadiens took all three games in Victoria. The Canadiens went on to win their first Stanley Cup in franchise history.