1903 Philadelphia Phillies season

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

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

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 9149 0.650 46–24 45–25
New York Giants 8455 0.604 41–27 43–28
Chicago Cubs 8256 0.594 8 45–28 37–28
Cincinnati Reds 7465 0.532 16½ 41–35 33–30
Brooklyn Superbas 7066 0.515 19 40–33 30–33
Boston Beaneaters 5880 0.420 32 31–35 27–45
Philadelphia Phillies 4986 0.363 39½ 25–33 24–53
St. Louis Cardinals 4394 0.314 46½ 22–45 21–49

Record vs. opponents

1903 National League Records

Sources:
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 9–117–13–17–138–1210–8–15–1512–8
Brooklyn 11–98–1210–107–12–211–8–19–1114–4–1
Chicago 13–7–112–89–118–1212–612–816–4
Cincinnati 13–710–1011–912–1012–8–24–1612–7
New York 12–812–7–212–88–1215–510–1015–5–1
Philadelphia 8–10–18–11–16–128–12–25–154–16–110–10
Pittsburgh 15–511–98–1216–410–1016–4–115–5
St. Louis 8–124–14–14–167–125–15–110–105–15

Notable transactions

Roster

1903 Philadelphia Phillies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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
CFrank Roth6822060.273022
1BKlondike Douglass10537796.255136
OFRoy Thomas130477156.327127

Other batters

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
Chief Zimmer3711826.220119
John Walsh130.00000
Dutch Rudolph110.00000

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bill Duggleby36264.113163.7557
Chick Fraser3125012174.50104
Jack McFetridge141031114.8931
Pop Williams218113.008

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Fred Burchell644032.8612

Notes

  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. 1 2 Pop Williams page at Baseball-Reference

References


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