Watch footage from the White Sox’ 1917 World Series win

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View image | gettyimages.comExactly 10 years ago Monday, the White Sox snapped their 88-year championship drought by defeating the Astros in Game 4 to win the 2005 World Series.

Watch the final out of the 2005 World SeriesIt was the first White Sox World Series televised, but not the first one caught on tape.

Check out this timeless 1917 World Series footage from Chicago’s second championship season:

Shoeless Joe Jackson batted .304 and the White Sox defeated the New York Giants in six games. Chicago would return to the World Series two years later in 1919 when eight players were accused of intentionally throwing the series for money.

Neither the White Sox nor the Cubs would win another championship until 2005.

23 of the best photos from the 2005 World Series

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