With the Bruins’ victory, Boston has championships in all four major sports in a span of seven years, the smallest span in North American history.
While with the Philadelphia Athletics, Rube Waddell led the American League in strikeouts every year from 1902 to 1907. Among his other accomplishments:
*Wrestled alligators professionally in the offseason
*Spent his first signing bonus on a drinking binge
*Had a provision in his contract that prohibited him from eating crackers in bed on road trips