1908 Major League Baseball season

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This article is about the 1908 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1908 in baseball.

The 1908 Major League Baseball season. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers 4–1 to win the World Series.

Statistical leaders[edit]

American League National League
AVG Ty Cobb DET .324 Honus Wagner PIT .354
HR Sam Crawford DET 7 Tim Jordan BRO 12
RBI Ty Cobb DET 108 Honus Wagner PIT 109
Wins Ed Walsh CWS 40 Christy Mathewson NYG 37
ERA Addie Joss CLE 1.16   Christy Mathewson NYG 1.43  
Ks Ed Walsh CWS 269 Christy Mathewson NYG 259

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

American League final standings[edit]

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Detroit Tigers 90 63 .588
Cleveland Naps 90 64 .584 0.5
Chicago White Sox 88 64 .579 1.5
St. Louis Browns 83 69 .546 6.5
Boston Red Sox 75 79 .487 15.5
Philadelphia Athletics 68 85 .444 22.0
Washington Senators 67 85 .441 22.5
New York Highlanders 51 103 .331 39.5

National League final standings[edit]

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Chicago Cubs 99 55 .643
New York Giants 98 56 .636 1.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 98 56 .636 1.0
Philadelphia Phillies 83 71 .539 16.0
Cincinnati Reds 73 81 .474 26.0
Boston Doves 63 91 .409 36.0
Brooklyn Superbas 53 101 .344 46.0
St. Louis Cardinals 49 105 .318 50.0

1908 World Series[edit]

Main article: 1908 World Series

Events[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. p. 352. ISBN 9781402742736. 
  2. ^ "Runs Scored – Season Records". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved June 6, 2012. 

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