1903 in baseball

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The following are the baseball events of the year 1903 throughout the world.  

Champions[edit]

Major League Baseball[edit]

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

American League final standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Americans 91 47 0.659 49–20 42–27
Philadelphia Athletics 75 60 0.556 14½ 44–21 31–39
Cleveland Naps 77 63 0.550 15 49–25 28–38
New York Highlanders 72 62 0.537 17 41–26 31–36
Detroit Tigers 65 71 0.478 25 37–28 28–43
St. Louis Browns 65 74 0.468 26½ 38–32 27–42
Chicago White Stockings 60 77 0.438 30½ 41–28 19–49
Washington Senators 43 94 0.314 47½ 29–40 14–54


National League final 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


Events[edit]

Births[edit]

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September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • January 12 - Win Mercer, 28, pitcher for four teams from 1894 to 1902, who posted two 20-win seasons and led the National League in games started, shutouts, and saves in the 1897 season.
  • January 13 - Pete Conway, 36, pitcher who posted a 61-61 record for four teams from 1885 to 1889.
  • February 6 - Hardie Henderson, 40, pitcher who went 81-121 with four teams between 1883 and 1888.
  • May 3 - Count Sensenderfer, 55, played for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1871-1874. Later became a politician.
  • June 22 - Fatty Briody, 44, catcher for eight seasons from 1880 to 1888.
  • July 2 - Ed Delahanty, 35, slugging left fielder since 1888, a three-time .400 hitter who ranked second only to Cap Anson in career hits; died after falling from a railroad trestle crossing the Niagara River.