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1904 Boston Americans
1904 World Series Champions
Major league affiliations
1904 Information
Owner(s) Henry Killilea
Manager(s) Jimmy Collins
Local television none
Local radio none
Opening day ceremonies at the Huntington Avenue Grounds in celebration of the 1903 World Series Championship by the Americans.

The 1904 Boston Americans season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Americans finishing 1st in the American League with a record of 95 wins and 59 losses. They were set to play the New York Giants in the World Series but the Giants refused to play.

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


Regular season


Season standings

American League W L T GB Pct.
Boston Americans 95 59 3 -- .617
New York Highlanders 92 59 4 .609
Chicago White Sox 89 65 2 6 .578
Cleveland Naps 86 65 3 .570
Philadelphia Athletics 81 70 4 12½ .536
St. Louis Browns 65 87 4 29 .428
Detroit Tigers 62 90 10 32 .408
Washington Senators 38 113 6 55½ .252

Opening Day lineup

Patsy Dougherty LF
Jimmy Collins 3B
Chick Stahl CF
Buck Freeman RF
Freddy Parent SS
Candy LaChance 1B
Hobe Ferris 2B
Lou Criger C
Cy Young P


1904 Boston Americans roster
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
3B Collins, JimmyJimmy Collins 156 631 171 .271 3 67

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


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
Young, CyCy Young 43 380 26 16 1.97 200
Dinneen, BillBill Dinneen 37 335 23 14 2.20 153


  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.144, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0


Preceded by
Boston Americans
American League Champions
Boston Americans

Succeeded by
Philadelphia Athletics


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