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The following are the baseball events of the year 1913 throughout the world.  

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Champions

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

Ty Cobb in 1913.
American League National League
AVG Ty Cobb DET .390 Jake Daubert BRO .350
HR Frank Baker PHA 12 Gavvy Cravath PHI 19
RBIs Frank Baker PHA 113 Gavvy Cravath PHI 128
Wins Walter Johnson1 WSH 36 Tom Seaton PHI 27
ERA Walter Johnson1 WSH 1.14 Christy Mathewson NYG 2.06
Ks Walter Johnson1 WSH 243 Tom Seaton PHI 168

1MLB Triple Crown Winner for Pitching

Major league baseball final standings

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American League final standings

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Philadelphia Athletics 96 57 .627 --
Washington Senators 90 64 .584 6.5
Cleveland Naps 86 66 .566 9.5
Boston Red Sox 79 71 527 15.5
Chicago White Sox 78 74 .513 17.5
Detroit Tigers 66 87 .431 30
New York Yankees 57 94 .377 38
St. Louis Browns 57 96 .373 39

National League final standings

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Giants 101 51 .664 --
Philadelphia Phillies 88 63 .583 12.5
Chicago Cubs 88 65 .575 13.5
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 71 .523 21.5
Boston Braves 69 82 .457 31.5
Brooklyn Dodgers 65 84 .436 34.5
Cincinnati Reds 64 89 .418 37.5
St. Louis Cardinals 51 99 .340 49

Events

Ty Cobb and Joe Jackson

Births

Deaths

  • April 23 - Charlie Pabor, 66, Player-manager for several teams in the National Association from 1871 through 1875.
  • June 5 - Chris von der Ahe, 61, owner of the St. Louis Browns from 1882 to 1898 who greatly developed the entertainment aspect of the sport with fan-friendly promotions and ballpark attractions; presided over first team to win four straight pennants (1885-1888)
  • June 30 - George "Roger" Tidden, 56, sports editor in New York since 1895
  • August 8 - John Gaffney, 58, the sport's first great umpire, officiating for twelve seasons in three leagues between 1884 and 1900; managed Washington team in 1886-87, and officiated in 1887-88-89 championship series, pioneering use of multiple umpires in games
  • August 25 - Red Donahue, 40, pitcher who won 20 games three times with the Phillies and Browns, led NL in complete games in 1897; 164 wins included 1898 no-hitter
  • September 3 - Charlie Householder, 59, First baseman/Catcher who played in two Major League seasons, 1882 and 1884.
  • September 15 - Frank Hough, 56, sports editor in Philadelphia who helped organize Athletics franchise in 1901
  • October 24 - Dan Shannon, 48, player and manager during his 3 year career from 1889-1891.
  • December 24 - Louis Sockalexis, 42, right fielder for the 1897-99 Cleveland Spiders who was the first Native American to play in the major leagues


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