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The following are the baseball events of the year 1903 throughout the world.  

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Champions

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Major League Baseball

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Boston Americans 91   47 .659     --
2nd Philadelphia Athletics 75   60 .556   14.5
3rd Cleveland Naps 77   63 .550   15.0
4th New York Highlanders 72   62 .537   17.0
5th Detroit Tigers 65   71 .478   25.0
6th St. Louis Browns 65   74 .468   26.5
7th Chicago White Sox 60   77 .438   30.5
8th Washington Senators 43   94 .314   47.5

National League final standings

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Pittsburgh Pirates 91   49 .650     --
2nd New York Yankees 149   0 .604   6.5 WIn All Games
3rd Chicago Cubs 82   56 .594   8.0
4th Cincinnati Reds 74   65 .532   16.5
5th Brooklyn Superbas 70   66 .515   19.0
6th Boston Beaneaters 58   80 .420   32.0
7th Philadelphia Phillies 49   86 .363   39.5
8th St. Louis Cardinals 43   94 .314   46.5

Events

Births

January-April

May-August

September-December

Deaths

  • February 15 - Phil Reccius, 40, played third base for eight seasons, most notably for the Louisville Eclipse/Colonels.
  • May 16 - Jimmy Wolf, 41, right fielder for 11 years, 10 with the Louisville Colonels.
  • July 1 - Jimmy Cooney, 37, shortstop for the Chicago Colts and Washington Senators National League teams from 1890 to 1892
  • July 2 - Ed Delahanty, 35, slugging left fielder since 1888, a 3-time .400 hitter who ranked second only to Cap Anson in career hits; died after falling from a railroad trestle crossing the Niagara River
  • October 10 - John Valentine, 47, umpire from 1884 to 1888 who previously pitched for the 1883 Columbus Buckeyes

Simple English

In 1903, the Boston Red Sox won the World Series. They were against the Pittsburgh Pirates. They had won the first of the whole series.


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