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The following are the baseball events of the year 1905 throughout the world.  

Contents

Champions

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

Elmer Flick
American League National League
AVG Elmer Flick CLE .308 Cy Seymour CIN .377
HR Harry Davis PHA 8 Fred Odwell CIN 9
RBI Harry Davis PHA 83 Cy Seymour CIN 121
Wins Rube Waddell PHA 27 Christy Mathewson NYG 31
ERA Rube Waddell PHA 1.48   Christy Mathewson NYG 1.28  
Ks Rube Waddell PHA 287 Christy Mathewson NYG 206

Major league baseball final standings

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American League final standings

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Philadelphia Athletics 92 56 .622 --
Chicago White Sox 92 60 .605 2
Detroit Tigers 79 74 .516 15.5
Boston Americans 78 74 .513 16
Cleveland Naps 76 78 .494 19
New York Highlanders 71 78 .477 21.5
Washington Senators 64 87 .424 29.5
St. Louis Browns 54 99 .353 40.5

National League final standings

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Giants 105 48 .686 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 96 57 .627 9
Chicago Cubs 92 61 .601 13
Philadelphia Phillies 83 69 .546 21.5
Cincinnati Reds 79 74 .516 26
St. Louis Cardinals 58 96 .377 47
Boston Beaneaters 51 103 .331 54
Brooklyn Dodgers 48 104 .316 57

Events

Births

Deaths

  • January 1 - Fergy Malone, 63, catcher for seven seasons, also managed for three.
  • March 2 - Stump Wiedman, 44, pitcher for nine seasons from 1880 to 1888, most notably for the Detroit Wolverines.
  • March 15 - Pete Meegan, 42, pitcher for two seasons, 1884 and 1885 with the Richmond Virginians and the Pittsbugh Alleghenys.
  • March 18 - Dick Higham, 53, right fielder and catcher who led NL in doubles in its 1876 first season, in runs and doubles in 1878; later an umpire, barred from the sport in 1882
  • April 25 - Jackie Hayes, 43, Former catcher and outfielder for 6 different teams, 1882-1887, 1890.
  • May 23 - George Zettlein, 60, pitcher who won 125 games in the National Association, ended Cincinnati's 84-game winning streak in 1870
  • September 10 - Pete Browning, 44, outfielder for the Louisville Colonels who batted .341 lifetime, second-highest mark among right-handed hitters, winning three batting titles and hitting for the cycle twice; "Louisville Slugger" was first player to have bats custom-made
  • November 24 - John Connor, 44, pitcher for three teams from 1884-1885.
  • December 6 - Jack Leary, 48, outfielder, infielder, and pitcher for five seasons from 1880-1884.

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