1902

1903 1904

YEAR IN REVIEW

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FINAL STANDINGS

National League

 

American League

  W L GB

Streak

L-10     W L GB Streak L-10
Pittsburgh 91 49 --- L2 4-6   Boston 91 47 --- W3 6-4
New York 84 55 6 W2 5-5   Philadelphia 75 60 14 L1 8-2
Chicago 82 56 8 W1 5-5   Cleveland 77 63 15 W1 5-5
Cincinnati 74 65 16 W1 4-6   New York 72 62 17 W3 7-3
Brooklyn 70 66 19 L1 7-3   Detroit 65 71 25 L3 4-6
Boston 58 80 32 L1 5-5   St. Louis 65 74 26 L3 3-7
Philadelphia 49 96 39 L1 7-3   Chicago 60 77 30 W3 4-6
St. Louis 43 94 46 W1 1-9   Washington 43 94 47 L5 3-7
 

SCORES

Game Scores 1903

Season Highlights

April 20: The New York Highlanders (later known as the Yankees) play their FIRST game, with Jack Chesbro losing 3-1 to Al Orth and Washington.
August 1: Philadelphia A's pitcher Rube Waddell no hits the entire Highlanders team, with the exception of Kid Elberfeld who tags him for 4 singles. He also yields 6 walks as the A's lose 3-2.
August 21: White Stockings outfielder Ducky Holmes has a record 4 assists in a game. His team still loses to Boston and Cy Young 11-3.

NL/AL Comparison

Category

NL

AL
Games Played 560 554
Batting Average .269 .255
Runs Scored 5349 4543
Doubles 1485 1549
Triples 543 617
Home Runs 151 184
Earned Run Average 3.26 2.96

League Leaders

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Items of Interest

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