1906 Cubs team predicting “Champions of the World”
Based on the player featured, this pin is of the 1906 Chicago Cubs, presented as “Champions of the World,” in the same font as used in the pin showing the Cubs bear logo. The corresponding White Sox mate is unknown in the hobby.
In 1906 the Chicago Cubs and the Chicago White Sox met in the World Series. Souvenir items were made prior to the World Series identifying each team as the champion. Although heavily favored, the Cubs lost to the White Sox.