1908 Brooklyn Superbas season

The 1908 Brooklyn Superbas suffered through another poor season, finishing in seventh place. After the season, manager Patsy Donovan was fired. The club set a Major League record which still stands, for the fewest doubles by a team in a season, with only 110.[1]

1908 Brooklyn Superbas
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Charles Ebbets, Henry Medicus
Manager(s)Patsy Donovan
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Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 99 55 0.643 47–30 52–25
New York Giants 98 56 0.636 1 52–25 46–31
Pittsburgh Pirates 98 56 0.636 1 42–35 56–21
Philadelphia Phillies 83 71 0.539 16 43–34 40–37
Cincinnati Reds 73 81 0.474 26 40–37 33–44
Boston Doves 63 91 0.409 36 35–42 28–49
Brooklyn Superbas 53 101 0.344 46 27–50 26–51
St. Louis Cardinals 49 105 0.318 50 28–49 21–56

Record vs. opponents

1908 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BKN CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT SLC
Boston 12–10 6–16–2 8–14 6–16 10–12 7–15 14–8
Brooklyn 10–12 4–18 6–16 6–16 5–17 9–13 13–9
Chicago 16–6–2 18–4 16–6 11–11–1 9–13–1 10–12 19–3
Cincinnati 14–8 16–6 6–16 8–14–1 10–12 8–14 11–11
New York 16–6 16–6 11–11–1 14–8–1 16–6 11–11–1 14–8
Philadelphia 12–10 17–5 13–9–1 12–10 6–16 9–13 14–8
Pittsburgh 15–7 13–9 12–10 14–8 11–11–1 13–9 20–2
St. Louis 8–14 9–13 3–19 11–11 8–14 8–14 2–20

Roster

1908 Brooklyn Superbas
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
C Bill Bergen 99 302 53 .175 0 15
1B Tim Jordan 148 515 127 .247 12 60
2B Harry Pattee 80 264 57 .216 0 9
3B Tommy Sheehan 146 468 100 .214 0 29
SS Phil Lewis
OF Al Burch
OF Harry Lumley
OF Billy Maloney

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
Whitey Alperman
Tommy McMillan
Lew Ritter
Tom Catterson
Joe Dunn 20 64 11 .172 0 5
Alex Farmer
Simmy Murch 6 11 2 .182 0 0

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
Kaiser Wilhelm
Harry McIntire
Nap Rucker
Jim Pastorius
George Bell 29 155.1 4 15 3.59 63

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
Abe Kruger

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
Jim Holmes 13 1 4 0 3.38 10
Pembroke Finlayson 1 0 0 0 135.00 0

Notes

  1. ^ "Doubles Team Records". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved May 14, 2012.
  2. ^ Tommy Sheehan page at Baseball Reference

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