1907 Cleveland Naps season

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1907 Cleveland Naps
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Somers
Manager(s) Nap Lajoie
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The 1907 Cleveland Naps season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fourth in the American League with a record of 85-67, 8 games behind the Detroit Tigers.

Offseason[edit]

In March 1907, Detroit Tigers manager Hughie Jennings offered Ty Cobb to the Cleveland Naps in exchange for Elmer Flick.[1] The Naps refused the deal. Cobb went on to win the first of nine consecutive batting titles, and the Tigers won the AL pennant.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Detroit Tigers 92 58 0.613 50–27 42–31
Philadelphia Athletics 88 57 0.607 50–20 38–37
Chicago White Sox 87 64 0.576 48–29 39–35
Cleveland Naps 85 67 0.559 8 46–31 39–36
New York Highlanders 70 78 0.473 21 32–41 38–37
St. Louis Browns 69 83 0.454 24 36–40 33–43
Boston Americans 59 90 0.396 32½ 34–41 25–49
Washington Senators 49 102 0.325 43½ 26–48 23–54



Roster[edit]

1907 Cleveland Naps
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
1B Stovall, GeorgeGeorge Stovall 124 466 110 .236 1 36
2B Lajoie, NapNap Lajoie 137 509 152 .299 2 63
3B Bradley, BillBill Bradley 139 498 111 .223 0 34
SS Turner, TerryTerry Turner 140 524 127 .242 0 46
OF Flick, ElmerElmer Flick 147 549 166 .302 3 58

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
O'Brien, PetePete O'Brien 43 145 33 .228 0 6

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
Hess, OttoOtto Hess 17 93.1 6 6 2.89 36

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
Berger, HeinieHeinie Berger 14 87.1 3 3 2.99 50
Bernhard, BillBill Bernhard 8 42 0 4 3.21 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ Crazy ’08: How a cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads and Magnates created the Greatest Year in Baseball History, p. 164, by Cait Murphy, Smithsonian Books, a Division of Harper Collins, 2007, ISBN 978-0-06-088937-1