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The following are the baseball events of the year 1904 throughout the world.  

Contents

Champions

World Series: New York (NL) declined challenge by Boston (AL)

MLB statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Nap Lajoie .376 Honus Wagner .349
HR Harry Davis 10 Harry Lumley 9
RBI Nap Lajoie 102 Bill Dahlen 80
Wins Jack Chesbro 41 Joe McGinnity 35
ERA Addie Joss 1.59 Joe McGinnity 1.61

Major league baseball final standings

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American League final standings

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Boston Americans 95 59 .617 --
New York Highlanders 92 59 .609 1.5
Chicago White Sox 89 65 .578 6
Cleveland Naps 86 65 .570 7.5
Philadelphia Athletics 81 70 .536 12.5
St. Louis Browns 65 87 .428 29
Detroit Tigers 62 90 .408 32
Washington Senators 38 113 .252 55.5

National League final standings

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Giants 106 47 .693 --
Chicago Cubs 93 60 .608 13
Cincinnati Reds 88 65 .575 18
Pittsburgh Pirates 87 66 .569 19
St. Louis Cardinals 75 79 .487 31.5
Brooklyn Superbas 56 97 .366 50
Boston Beaneaters 55 98 .359 51
Philadelphia Phillies 52 100 .342 53.5

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

  • June 11 - Chicago Cubs pitcher Bob Wicker pitches nine innings without allowing a hit. He surrenders a hit in the 10th inning, but it would be the only hit he allows in the game. The Cubs would go on the beat the New York Giants, 1-0, in 12 innings.
  • June 23 - Kip Selbach of the Washington Senators ties a record by committing 3 errors from the outfield in one inning.

July

August

September

October

The World Series was cancelled when New York Giants owner, John T. Brush, refused to play Boston.[1] Highlanders P Jack Chesbro throws a pennant-losing wild pitch at home against Boston.

November

December

Births

January-March

April-June

July-September

October-December

Deaths

  • March 25 - Harry Arundel, 49, pitcher for three seasons. Played for the 1875 Brooklyn Atlantics, the 1882 Pittsburg Alleghenys, and the 1884 Providence Grays.
  • April 11 - Shorty Fuller, 36, shortstop for the Browns and Giants who scored 100 runs in 1890 and 1891
  • May 4 - Frank Quinlan, 35, played two games for the 1891 Boston Reds.
  • June 6 - Chippy McGarr, 41, third baseman who played for seven teams over the course of 10 seasons from 1884 to 1896.
  • November 4 - Charlie Reilley, 47?, catcher for five seasons: 1879-1882, 1884.
  • November 4 - Jim Shanley, 50, outfielder who played two games for the 1876 New York Mutuals.
  • December 18 - John Clapp, 53, catcher for several teams who batted over .300 from 1876-78

References

  1. ^ "The World Series at 100". National Public Radio. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1466981. Retrieved 2006-10-24.  

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