1905 Boston Americans season

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1905 Boston Americans
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Owner(s) John I. Taylor
Manager(s) Jimmy Collins
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The 1905 Boston Americans season was the fifth season for the professional baseball franchise that later became known as the Boston Red Sox. The Americans finished fourth in the American League (AL) with a record of 78 wins and 74 losses. The team was managed by Jimmy Collins and played its home games at Huntington Avenue Grounds.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Athletics 92 56 0.622 51–22 41–34
Chicago White Sox 92 60 0.605 2 50–29 42–31
Detroit Tigers 79 74 0.516 15½ 45–30 34–44
Boston Americans 78 74 0.513 16 44–32 34–42
Cleveland Naps 76 78 0.494 19 41–36 35–42
New York Highlanders 71 78 0.477 21½ 40–35 31–43
Washington Senators 64 87 0.424 29½ 33–42 31–45
St. Louis Browns 54 99 0.353 40½ 34–42 20–57


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1905 American League Records

Sources:

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

Team BOS CWS CLE DET NY PHI STL WSH
Boston 6–16–1 14–8 10–12 13–8 7–15 15–7 13–8
Chicago 16–6–1 13–9 11–11–1 15–7–1 9–12–1 14–7–1 14–8–1
Cleveland 8–14 9–13 12–10 12–10 7–15 14–8–1 14–8
Detroit 12–10 11–11–1 10–12 13–8 9–13 13–9 11–11
New York 8–13 7–15–1 10–12 8–13 8–11–1 15–7 15–7–1
Philadelphia 15–7 12–9–1 15–7 13–9 11–8–1 15–7–1 11–9–1
St. Louis 7–15 7–14–1 8–14–1 9–13 7–15 7–15–1 9–13
Washington 8–13 8–14–1 8–14 11–11 7–15–1 9–11–1 13–9


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Jesse Burkett LF
Freddy Parent SS
Chick Stahl CF
Jimmy Collins 3B
Buck Freeman RF
Candy LaChance 1B
Hobe Ferris 2B
Lou Criger C
Cy Young P

Roster[edit]

1905 Boston Americans
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
3B Collins, JimmyJimmy Collins 131 508 140 .276 4 65
OF Burkett, JesseJesse Burkett 148 573 147 .257 4 47

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
Godwin, JohnJohn Godwin 15 43 14 .326 0 10
Owens, YipYip Owens 1 2 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
Dinneen, BillBill Dinneen 31 243.2 12 14 3.73 97
Barry, EdEd Barry 7 40.2 1 2 2.88 18

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

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

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ George Stone at Baseball Reference

References[edit]