1908 Boston Doves season

1908 Boston Doves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 63–91 (.409)
League place 6th
Other information
Owner(s) George Dovey, John Dovey
Manager(s) Joe Kelley
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The 1908 Boston Doves season was the 38th season of the franchise.

Regular season

On April 29, New York Giants manager John McGraw ridiculed Doves player and former Giants player Dan McGann by calling him an ice wagon. Many former Giants were now on the Doves roster. McGraw and McGann engaged in a fight at the Copley Square Hotel.[1]

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 9955 0.643 47–30 52–25
New York Giants 9856 0.636 1 52–25 46–31
Pittsburgh Pirates 9856 0.636 1 42–35 56–21
Philadelphia Phillies 8371 0.539 16 43–34 40–37
Cincinnati Reds 7381 0.474 26 40–37 33–44
Boston Doves 6391 0.409 36 35–42 28–49
Brooklyn Superbas 53101 0.344 46 27–50 26–51
St. Louis Cardinals 49105 0.318 50 28–49 21–56

Record vs. opponents

1908 National League Records

Sources:
Team BOS BKN CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT SLC
Boston 12–106–16–28–146–1610–127–1514–8
Brooklyn 10–124–186–166–165–179–1313–9
Chicago 16–6–218–416–611–11–19–13–110–1219–3
Cincinnati 14–816–66–168–14–110–128–1411–11
New York 16–616–611–11–114–8–116–611–11–114–8
Philadelphia 12–1017–513–9–112–106–169–1314–8
Pittsburgh 15–713–912–1014–811–11–113–920–2
St. Louis 8–149–133–1911–118–148–142–20

Roster

1908 Boston Doves
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
1BDan McGann135475114.240255

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
Joe Kelley7322859.259217

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
Vive Lindaman43270.212162.3668
Patsy Flaherty3124412183.2550

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
Jake Boultes1774.2353.0128

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Notes

  1. Crazy '08: How a cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads and Magnates created the Greatest Year in Baseball History, p.65, by Cait Murphy, Smithsonian Books, a Division of Harper Collins, 2007, ISBN 978-0-06-088937-1

References


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