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1903 Detroit Tigers season

1903 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Bennett Park (since 1896)
  • Detroit, Michigan (since 1894)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Samuel F. Angus
    Manager(s) Ed Barrow
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    1903 was the third year for the Detroit Tigers in the still-new American League. The team finished in fifth place with a record or 65–71 (.478), 25 games behind the Boston Americans. The 1903 Tigers outscored their opponents 567 to 539. The team's attendance at Bennett Park was 224,523, sixth out of the eight teams in the AL.

    Regular season

    File:1903 Detroit Tigers.jpg
    The 1903 Detroit Tigers

    Season standings

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    Roster

    1903 Detroit Tigers
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders Manager

    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
    C McGuire, DeaconDeacon McGuire 72 248 62 .250 0 21
    1B Carr, CharlieCharlie Carr 135 548 154 .281 2 79
    2B Smith, HeinieHeinie Smith 93 336 75 .223 1 22
    3B Yeager, JoeJoe Yeager 109 402 103 .256 0 43
    SS McAllister, SportSport McAllister 78 265 69 .260 0 22
    OF Crawford, SamSam Crawford 137 550 184 .335 4 89
    OF Barrett, JimmyJimmy Barrett 136 517 163 .315 2 31
    OF Billy Lush 119 423 116 .274 1 33

    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
    Long, HermanHerman Long 69 239 53 .222 0 23
    Buelow, FritzFritz Buelow 63 192 41 .214 1 13
    Elberfeld, KidKid Elberfeld 35 132 45 .341 0 19
    Gessler, DocDoc Gessler 29 105 25 .238 0 12
    Courtney, ErnieErnie Courtney 23 74 17 .230 0 6
    Burns, JackJack Burns 11 37 10 .270 0 3
    Murphy, JohnJohn Murphy 5 22 4 .182 0 1
    Nicholls, SimonSimon Nicholls 2 8 3 .375 0 0
    Greene, PaddyPaddy Greene 1 3 0 .000 0 0

    Note: pitchers' batting statistics not included

    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
    Mullin, GeorgeGeorge Mullin 41 320.7 19 15 2.25 170
    Donovan, BillBill Donovan 35 307.0 17 16 2.29 187
    Kitson, FrankFrank Kitson 31 257.7 15 162 2.58 102
    Kisinger, RubeRube Kisinger 16 118.7 7 9 2.96 33
    Deering, JohnJohn Deering 10 60.7 3 4 3.86 14
    Eason, MalMal Eason 7 56.3 2 5 3.36 21
    Skopec, JohnJohn Skopec 6 39.3 2 2 3.43 14
    Kane, HarryHarry Kane 3 18 0 2 8.50 10
    Yeager, JoeJoe Yeager 1 9 0 1 4.00 1
    Jones, AlexAlex Jones 2 8.7 0 1 12.46 2

    Awards and honors

    League top five finishers

    Jimmy Barrett

    • AL leader in on-base percentage (.407)
    • AL leader in bases on balls (74)
    • AL leader in times on base (243)
    • #4 in AL in batting average (.315)
    • #3 in AL in runs scored (95)
    • #3 in AL in plate appearances (615)
    • #4 in AL in singles (138)

    Sam Crawford

    • AL leader in runs created (98)
    • MLB leader in triples (25)
    • #2 in AL in batting average (.335)
    • #2 in AL in hits (184)
    • #2 in AL in total bases (269)
    • #3 in AL in OPS (.855)
    • #3 in AL in times on base (211)
    • #4 in AL in slugging percentage (.489)
    • #4 in AL in sacrifice hits (25)
    • #5 in AL in RBIs (89)

    Bill Donovan

    • #2 in AL in strikeouts (187)
    • #2 in MLB in hits allowed per 9 innings pitched (7.24)
    • #2 in AL in strikeouts per 9 innings pitched (5.48)
    • #2 in AL in bases on balls allowed (95)
    • #5 in AL in wild pitches (7)

    Harry "Candy" Kane

    • 2nd youngest player in AL (19)

    Frank Kitson

    • #4 in AL in home runs allowed (8)

    Billy Lush

    • MLB leader in sacrifice hits (34)
    • #2 in AL in bases on balls (70)
    • #3 in on-base percentage (.379)

    Deacon McGuire

    • 2nd oldest player in the AL (39)

    George Mullin

    • AL leader in saves (2)
    • AL leader in bases on balls allowed (106)
    • #2 in AL in shutouts (6)
    • #2 in games (41)
    • #3 in AL in batters faced (1345)
    • #5 in AL in strikeouts per 9 innings pitched (4.77)
    • #5 in AL in strikeouts (170)
    • #6 in AL in ERA (2.26)

    Joe Yeager

    • #4 in AL in times hit by pitch (9)

    References