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
Pittsburg 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


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1903 National League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 9–11 7–13–1 7–13 8–12 10–8–1 5–15 12–8
Brooklyn 11–9 8–12 10–10 7–12–2 11–8–1 9–11 14–4–1
Chicago 13–7–1 12–8 9–11 8–12 12–6 12–8 16–4
Cincinnati 13–7 10–10 11–9 12–10 12–8–2 4–16 12–7
New York 12–8 12–7–2 12–8 8–12 15–5 10–10 15–5–1
Philadelphia 8–10–1 8–11–1 6–12 8–12–2 5–15 4–16–1 10–10
Pittsburg 15–5 11–9 8–12 16–4 10–10 16–4–1 15–5
St. Louis 8–12 4–14–1 4–16 7–12 5–15–1 10–10 5–15


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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