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1902 Boston Americans
Major league affiliations
Location
1902 Information
Owner(s) Charles Somers
Manager(s) Jimmy Collins
Local television none
Local radio none

The 1902 Boston Americans season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Americans finishing 3rd in the American League with a record of 77 wins and 60 losses.

The team was managed by Jimmy Collins and played their home games at Huntington Avenue Grounds.

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Regular season

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Season summary

The Americans finished in 3rd place in the American League, 6½ games behind the Philadelphia Athletics. The Americans were led by Buck Freeman, who hit 11 home runs and drove in 121 runs. Patsy Dougherty, on the other hand, led the team with a .342 average. Their longest winning streak of the season came between July 19th and July 28th when they defeated the Chicago White Stockings, St. Louis Browns, and Detroit Tigers until succumbing on the 29th to the Tigers. Their longest losing streak was between July 12th and July 18th, when they fell to the Philadelphia Athletics and Cleveland Blues, until defeating the Chicago White Stockings on July 19th.

Season standings

American League W L T GB Pct.
Philadelphia Athletics 83 53 1 -- .610
St. Louis Browns 78 58 4 5 .574
Boston Americans 77 60 1 .562
Chicago White Stockings 74 60 4 8 .552
Cleveland Bronchos 69 67 1 14 .507
Washington Senators 61 75 2 22 .449
Detroit Tigers 52 83 2 30½ .385
Baltimore Orioles 50 88 3 34 .362

Opening Day lineup

Freddy Parent SS
Chick Stahl CF
Jimmy Collins 3B
Buck Freeman RF
Charlie Hickman LF
Candy LaChance 1B
Hobe Ferris 2B
John Warner C
Bill Dinneen P

Roster

1902 Boston Americans roster
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
3B Collins, JimmyJimmy Collins 108 429 138 .322 6 61

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

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

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


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