1907 Pittsburg Pirates season

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1907 Pittsburg Pirates
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Owner(s) Barney Dreyfuss
Manager(s) Fred Clarke
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The 1907 Pittsburg Pirates season was the 26th season for the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise.[2] It involved the Pirates finishing second in the National League.

The offense was led by Tommy Leach and Hall of Famers Honus Wagner and Fred Clarke. Wagner led the NL in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and stolen bases. The Pirates scored the most runs of any team.

Regular season[edit]

1907 Pittsburgh Pirates.jpg

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 107 45 0.704 54–19 53–26
Pittsburg Pirates 91 63 0.591 17 47–29 44–34
Philadelphia Phillies 83 64 0.565 21½ 45–30 38–34
New York Giants 82 71 0.536 25½ 45–30 37–41
Brooklyn Superbas 65 83 0.439 40 37–38 28–45
Cincinnati Reds 66 87 0.431 41½ 43–36 23–51
Boston Doves 58 90 0.392 47 31–42 27–48
St. Louis Cardinals 52 101 0.340 55½ 31–47 21–54


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1907 National League Records

Sources:

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

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 12–7–2 5–17 9–13 9–13 8–11–1 9–13–1 6–16
Brooklyn 7–12–2 5–15–1 15–7–1 10–12–1 8–13 6–16 14–8
Chicago 17–5 15–5–1 17–5 16–6 14–8 12–10–1 16–6–1
Cincinnati 13–9 7–15–1 5–17 9–13–1 8–13 10–12–1 14–8
New York 13–9 12–10–1 6–16 13–9–1 11–10 10–12 17–5
Philadelphia 11–8–1 13–8 8–14 13–8 10–11 14–8 14–7–1
Pittsburg 13–9–1 16–6 10–12–1 12–10–1 12–10 8–14 20–2
St. Louis 16–6 8–14 6–16–1 8–14 5–17 7–14–1 2–20


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1907 Pittsburg Pirates
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 Gibson, GeorgeGeorge Gibson 113 382 84 .220 3 35
1B Nealon, JimJim Nealon 105 381 98 .257 0 47
2B Abbaticchio, EdEd Abbaticchio 147 496 130 .262 2 82
3B Storke, AlanAlan Storke 112 357 92 .258 1 39
SS Wagner, HonusHonus Wagner 142 515 180 .350 6 82
OF Leach, TommyTommy Leach 149 547 166 .303 4 43
OF Clarke, FredFred Clarke 148 501 145 .289 2 59
OF Anderson, GoatGoat Anderson 127 413 85 .206 1 12

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
Hallman, BillBill Hallman 94 302 67 .222 0 15
Sheehan, TommyTommy Sheehan 75 226 62 .274 0 25
Phelps, EdEd Phelps 43 113 24 .212 0 12
Swacina, HarryHarry Swacina 26 95 19 .200 0 10
Clymer, OtisOtis Clymer 22 66 15 .227 0 4
Moeller, DannyDanny Moeller 11 42 12 .286 0 3
Smith, HarryHarry Smith 18 38 10 .263 0 1
McKechnie, BillBill McKechnie 3 8 1 .125 0 0
Maggert, HarlHarl Maggert 3 6 0 .000 0 0
Kelsey, BillyBilly Kelsey 2 5 2 .400 0 0
Campbell, MarcMarc Campbell 2 4 1 .250 0 1

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Willis, VicVic Willis 39 292.2 21 11 2.34 107
Leifield, LeftyLefty Leifield 40 286 20 16 2.33 112
Leever, SamSam Leever 31 216.2 14 9 1.66 65
Phillippe, DeaconDeacon Phillippe 35 214 14 11 2.61 61
Maddox, NickNick Maddox 6 54 5 1 0.83 38
Adams, BabeBabe Adams 4 22 0 2 6.95 11

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Camnitz, HowieHowie Camnitz 31 180 13 8 2.15 85
Duggleby, BillBill Duggleby 9 40.1 2 2 2.68 4
Lynch, MikeMike Lynch 7 36 2 2 2.25 9
Otey, BillBill Otey 3 16.1 0 1 4.41 5

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Brady, KingKing Brady 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Wolter, HarryHarry Wolter 1 0 0 0 4.50 0
Walsh, ConnieConnie Walsh 1 0 0 0 9.00 0

Awards and honors[edit]

League top five finishers[edit]

League leaders in bold

References[edit]

  1. ^ From 1882-1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. ^ In 1891 the United States Board on Geographic Names forced the city of Pittsburgh to undergo a controversial name change by having them drop the "h" at the end of the name, making the team's official open the "Pittsburg Pirates" from the adoption of the Pirates nickname until Pittsburgh was able to get the "h" restored to its name in 1911.