1903 Philadelphia Phillies season

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1903 Philadelphia Phillies
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Owner(s) James Potter
Manager(s) Chief Zimmer
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The 1903 Philadelphia Phillies season was a season in American baseball. The team finished seventh in the National League with a record of 49-86, 39½ games behind the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Regular season[edit]

On August 8, 1903, a balcony collapsed at Baker Bowl during a game against Boston. The New York Times reported the following day that four were killed and 125 injured.[1] The Phillies temporarily called Columbia Park home while Baker Bowl was repaired.[2] They played sixteen games at Columbia Park in August and September 1903.[3]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 91 49 0.650 46–24 45–25
New York Giants 84 55 0.604 41–27 43–28
Chicago Cubs 82 56 0.594 8 45–28 37–28
Cincinnati Reds 74 65 0.532 16½ 41–35 33–30
Brooklyn Superbas 70 66 0.515 19 40–33 30–33
Boston Beaneaters 58 80 0.420 32 31–35 27–45
Philadelphia Phillies 49 86 0.363 39½ 25–33 24–53
St. Louis Cardinals 43 94 0.314 46½ 22–45 21–49


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1903 Philadelphia Phillies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 Roth, FrankFrank Roth 68 220 60 .273 0 22
1B Douglass, KlondikeKlondike Douglass 105 377 96 .255 1 36
OF Thomas, RoyRoy Thomas 130 477 156 .327 1 27

Other batters[edit]

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
Zimmer, ChiefChief Zimmer 37 118 26 .220 1 19
Walsh, JohnJohn Walsh 1 3 0 .000 0 0
Rudolph, DutchDutch Rudolph 1 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Duggleby, BillBill Duggleby 36 264.1 13 16 3.75 57
Fraser, ChickChick Fraser 31 250 12 17 4.50 104
McFetridge, JackJack McFetridge 14 103 1 11 4.89 31
Williams, PopPop Williams 2 18 1 1 3.00 8

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Burchell, FredFred Burchell 6 44 0 3 2.86 12

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Grand Stand Falls; 4 Killed, 125 Injured" (PDF). New York Times. August 9, 1903. 
  2. ^ Macht, Norman L.; Connie Mack, III (2007). Connie Mack and the Early Years of Baseball. University of Nebraska Press. p. 316. ISBN 0-8032-3263-2. Retrieved May 22, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Alternate Site Games Since 1901". Retrosheet. Archived from the original on May 27, 2009. Retrieved May 22, 2009. 
  4. ^ a b Pop Williams page at Baseball-Reference

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