1909 Brooklyn Superbas season

1909 Brooklyn Superbas
Major League affiliations
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Owner(s) Charles Ebbets, Henry Medicus
Manager(s) Harry Lumley
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The 1909 Brooklyn Superbas handed the manager's job over to outfielder Harry Lumley. However, the team finished in sixth place again and Lumley's playing stats took a tumble as he tried to do both jobs. He was replaced as manager after the season and traded as a player halfway through the next season.


Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 11042 0.724 56–21 54–21
Chicago Cubs 10449 0.680 47–29 57–20
New York Giants 9261 0.601 18½ 44–33 48–28
Cincinnati Reds 7776 0.503 33½ 39–38 38–38
Philadelphia Phillies 7479 0.484 36½ 40–37 34–42
Brooklyn Superbas 5598 0.359 55½ 34–45 21–53
St. Louis Cardinals 5498 0.355 56 26–48 28–50
Boston Doves 45108 0.294 65½ 27–47 18–61

Record vs. opponents

1909 National League Records

Boston 11–111–215–178–14–210–121–209–13
Brooklyn 11–115–165–17–17–1511–114–1812–10–1
Chicago 21–116–516–611–11–116–69–1315–7–1
Cincinnati 17–517–5–16–169–13–19–12–17–15–112–10
New York 14–8–215–711–11–113–9–112–1011–11–116–5
Philadelphia 12–1011–116–1612–9–110–127–1516–6
Pittsburgh 20–118–413–915–7–111–11–115–718–3
St. Louis 13–910–12–17–15–110–125–166–163–18


1909 Brooklyn Superbas
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager

Player stats


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
CBill Bergen11234648.139115
1BTim Jordan10333090.273336
2BWhitey Alperman
3BEd Lennox
SSTommy McMillan
OFAl Burch
OFWally Clement
OFHarry Lumley5517243.250014

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
John Hummel
Pryor McElveen
Jul Kustus
Doc Marshall5014930.201010
George Hunter
Zack Wheat
Jimmy Sebring
Red Downey
Joe Dunn
Leo Meyer
Hy Myers
Harry Redmond
Tom Catterson


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
Nap Rucker
George Bell3325616152.7195
Harry McIntire
Doc Scanlan
Kaiser Wilhelm
George Hunter
Jim Pastorius
Eddie Dent642244.2917
Elmer Knetzer
Sam Fletcher

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
Pembroke Finlayson



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