1913 Cleveland Naps season

The 1913 Cleveland Naps season was a season in American baseball. The team finished third in the American League with a record of 86–66, 9½ games behind the Philadelphia Athletics.

1913 Cleveland Naps
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Owner(s)Charles Somers
Manager(s)Joe Birmingham
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Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Athletics 96 57 0.627 50–26 46–31
Washington Senators 90 64 0.584 42–35 48–29
Cleveland Naps 86 66 0.566 45–32 41–34
Boston Red Sox 79 71 0.527 15½ 41–34 38–37
Chicago White Sox 78 74 0.513 17½ 40–37 38–37
Detroit Tigers 66 87 0.431 30 34–42 32–45
New York Yankees 57 94 0.377 38 27–47 30–47
St. Louis Browns 57 96 0.373 39 31–46 26–50

Record vs. opponents

1913 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 10–11 8–13 13–9 14–6–1 11–11 17–5 6–16
Chicago 11–10 9–13–1 13–9 11–10 11–11 12–10 11–11
Cleveland 13–8 13–9–1 14–7 14–8–1 9–13 16–6–1 7–15
Detroit 9–13 9–13 7–14 11–11 7–15 11–11 12–10
New York 6–14–1 10–11 8–14–1 11–11 5–17 11–11 6–16
Philadelphia 11–11 11–11 13–9 15–7 17–5 15–6 14–8
St. Louis 5–17 10–12 6–16–1 11–11 11–11 6–15 8–14–1
Washington 16–6 11–11 15–7 10–12 16–6 8–14 14–8–1

Roster

1913 Cleveland Naps
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other positions

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
SS Ray Chapman 141 508 131 .258 3 39
OF Joe Jackson 148 528 197 .373 7 71

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 Birmingham 47 131 37 .282 0 15
Josh Billings 1 3 0 .000 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

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 Blanding 41 215 15 10 2.55 63
Jim Baskette 2 4.2 0 0 5.79 0

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

References

Dave Gregg

David Charles Gregg (March 14, 1891 – November 12, 1965), nicknamed "Highpockets", was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for one season. He pitched an inning of one game for the Cleveland Naps during the 1913 Cleveland Naps season.

Eddie Edmonson

Eddie Edmonson (November 20, 1889 – May 10, 1971) was a Major League Baseball player who played for one season. Earl Edward Edmonson was born on November 20, 1889 in Hopewell, Pennsylvania. At the age of 23, Edmonson joined the Cleveland Naps during the 1913 Cleveland Naps season and played in his first Major League Baseball game on October 4 of that year. A little more than a month later, Edmonson played in his second and final game on October 5, 1913. Nicknamed "Axel", Edmonson played one game as a first baseman and the other game as an outfielder. During his two-game career, Edmonson made it to bat five times, but went 0 for 5 and ended up with a .000 hitting average, despite his ability to throw right and bat left. Edmonson died at the age of 81 in Leesburg, Florida on May 10, 1971. He is buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Orlando, Florida.

Josh Swindell

Joshua Ernest Swindell (July 5, 1883 – March 19, 1969) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for two seasons. He pitched in four games for the Cleveland Naps during the 1911 Cleveland Naps season, and made an appearance as a pinch hitter during the 1913 Cleveland Naps season.

Luke Glavenich

Luke Frank Glavenich (January 17, 1893 – May 22, 1935) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for one season. He pitched for the Cleveland Naps for one game during the 1913 Cleveland Naps season. He attended Saint Mary's College of California.

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