1908 Boston Doves Season
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1908 Boston Doves Season

1908 Boston Doves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record63-91 (.409)
League place6th
Other information
Owner(s)George Dovey, John Dovey
Manager(s)Joe Kelley
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The 1908 Boston Doves season was the 38th season of the franchise.

Regular season

Doves manager Joe Kelley

On April 29, New York Giants manager John McGraw ridiculed Doves player and former Giants player Dan McGann by calling him an ice wagon. Many former Giants were now on the Doves roster. McGraw and McGann engaged in a fight at the Copley Square Hotel.[1]

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 99 55 0.643 -- 47-30 52-25
New York Giants 98 56 0.636 1 52-25 46-31
Pittsburgh Pirates 98 56 0.636 1 42-35 56-21
Philadelphia Phillies 83 71 0.539 16 43-34 40-37
Cincinnati Reds 73 81 0.474 26 40-37 33-44
Boston Doves 63 91 0.409 36 35-42 28-49
Brooklyn Superbas 53 101 0.344 46 27-50 26-51
St. Louis Cardinals 49 105 0.318 50 28-49 21-56


Record vs. opponents

1908 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BKN CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT SLC
Boston -- 12-10 6-16-2 8-14 6-16 10-12 7-15 14-8
Brooklyn 10-12 -- 4-18 6-16 6-16 5-17 9-13 13-9
Chicago 16-6-2 18-4 -- 16-6 11-11-1 9-13-1 10-12 19-3
Cincinnati 14-8 16-6 6-16 -- 8-14-1 10-12 8-14 11-11
New York 16-6 16-6 11-11-1 14-8-1 -- 16-6 11-11-1 14-8
Philadelphia 12-10 17-5 13-9-1 12-10 6-16 -- 9-13 14-8
Pittsburgh 15-7 13-9 12-10 14-8 11-11-1 13-9 -- 20-2
St. Louis 8-14 9-13 3-19 11-11 8-14 8-14 2-20 --


Roster

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
1B Dan McGann 135 475 114 .240 2 55

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Joe Kelley 73 228 59 .259 2 17

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Vive Lindaman 43 270.2 12 16 2.36 68
Patsy Flaherty 31 244 12 18 3.25 50

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Jake Boultes 17 74.2 3 5 3.01 28

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Notes

  1. ^ Crazy '08: How a cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads and Magnates created the Greatest Year in Baseball History, p.65, by Cait Murphy, Smithsonian Books, a Division of Harper Collins, 2007, ISBN 978-0-06-088937-1

References



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