1908 Brooklyn Superbas season

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1908 Brooklyn Superbas
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Ebbets, Henry Medicus
Manager(s) Patsy Donovan
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The 1908 Brooklyn Superbas suffered through another poor season, finishing in seventh place. After the season, manager Patsy Donovan was fired. The club set a Major League record which still stands, for the fewest doubles by a team in a season, with only 110.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 99 55 0.643 47–30 52–25
New York Giants 98 56 0.636 1 52–25 46–31
Pittsburgh Pirates 98 56 0.636 1 42–35 56–21
Philadelphia Phillies 83 71 0.539 16 43–34 40–37
Cincinnati Reds 73 81 0.474 26 40–37 33–44
Boston Doves 63 91 0.409 36 35–42 28–49
Brooklyn Superbas 53 101 0.344 46 27–50 26–51
St. Louis Cardinals 49 105 0.318 50 28–49 21–56


Roster[edit]

1908 Brooklyn Superbas
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 Bergen, BillBill Bergen 99 302 53 .175 0 15
1B Jordan, TimTim Jordan 148 515 127 .247 12 60
2B Pattee, HarryHarry Pattee 80 264 57 .216 0 9
3B Sheehan, TommyTommy Sheehan 146 468 100 .214 0 29
SS Lewis, PhilPhil Lewis
OF Burch, AlAl Burch
OF Lumley, HarryHarry Lumley
OF Maloney, BillyBilly Maloney

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
Hummel, JohnJohn Hummel
Alperman, WhiteyWhitey Alperman
McMillan, TommyTommy McMillan
Ritter, LewLew Ritter
Catterson, TomTom Catterson
Dunn, JoeJoe Dunn 20 64 11 .172 0 5
Farmer, AlexAlex Farmer
Murch, SimmySimmy Murch 6 11 2 .182 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
Wilhelm, KaiserKaiser Wilhelm
McIntire, HarryHarry McIntire
Rucker, NapNap Rucker
Pastorius, JimJim Pastorius
Bell, GeorgeGeorge Bell 29 155.1 4 15 3.59 63

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
Kruger, AbeAbe Kruger

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Holmes, JimJim Holmes 13 1 4 0 3.38 10
Finlayson, PembrokePembroke Finlayson 1 0 0 0 135.00 0

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Doubles Team Records". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved May 14, 2012. 
  2. ^ Tommy Sheehan page at Baseball Reference

References[edit]

External links[edit]