1907 Cleveland Naps season

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1907 Cleveland Naps
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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


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1907 American League Records

Sources:

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

Team BOS CWS CLE DET NY PHI STL WSH
Boston 10–11–3 8–13 6–16 8–12–1 8–14–2 10–12 9–12
Chicago 11–10–3 10–11–1 13–9–1 12–10 10–12–1 16–6 15–6
Cleveland 13–8 11–10–1 11–11–1 15–7 8–14 12–10–2 15–7–2
Detroit 16–6 9–13–1 11–11–1 13–8 11–8–1 14–8 18–4
New York 12–8–1 10–12 7–15 8–13 10–9–1 8–14–1 15–7–1
Philadelphia 14–8–2 12–10–1 14–8 8–11–1 9–10–1 14–6 17–4
St. Louis 12–10 6–16 10–12–2 8–14 14–8–1 6–14 13–9
Washington 12–9 6–15 7–15–2 4–18 7–15–1 4–17 9–13


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