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1908 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • Normally, qualification for pct statistics is 1 IP per team game or 3.1 plate appearances per team game. TBC uses 2.2 plate appearances and 0.75 innings per team game for Minor Leagues.
  • 1908 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Nap Lajoie157
    2George McBride155
    3Tom Jones155
    4Jerry Freeman154
    5Germany Schaefer153
    6Heinie Wagner153
    7Sam Crawford152
    8Matty McIntyre151
    9Bob Ganley150
    10Simon Nicholls150
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sam Crawford591
    2George Stone588
    3Germany Schaefer584
    4Nap Lajoie581
    5Ty Cobb581
    6Matty McIntyre569
    7Harry Lord560
    8Hobe Ferris555
    9Simon Nicholls550
    10Bob Ganley549
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Matty McIntyre105
    2Sam Crawford102
    3Germany Schaefer96
    4Fielder Jones92
    5George Stone89
    6Ty Cobb88
    7Amby McConnell77
    8Nap Lajoie77
    9Topsy Hartsel73
    10George Stovall71
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb188
    2Sam Crawford184
    3Matty McIntyre168
    4Nap Lajoie168
    5George Stone165
    6George Stovall156
    7Claude Rossman154
    8Germany Schaefer151
    9Charlie Hemphill150
    10Hobe Ferris150
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb36
    2Claude Rossman33
    3Sam Crawford33
    4Nap Lajoie32
    5George Stovall29
    6Danny Murphy28
    7Hobe Ferris26
    8Bill Bradley24
    9Bobby Wallace24
    10Matty McIntyre24
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb20
    2Sam Crawford16
    3Doc Gessler14
    4Claude Rossman13
    5Matty McIntyre13
    6Clyde Milan12
    7Gavvy Cravath11
    8Germany Schaefer10
    9Bob Ganley9
    10Charlie Hemphill9
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Sam Crawford7
    2Bill Hinchman6
    3George Stone5
    4Harry Davis5
    5Danny Murphy4
    6Jimmy Williams4
    7Simon Nicholls4
    8Topsy Hartsel4
    9Ty Cobb4
    10Doc Gessler3
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb108
    2Sam Crawford80
    3Hobe Ferris74
    4Nap Lajoie74
    5Claude Rossman71
    6Danny Murphy66
    7Doc Gessler63
    8Harry Davis62
    9Bobby Wallace60
    10Bill Hinchman59
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Patsy Dougherty47
    2Charlie Hemphill42
    3Germany Schaefer40
    4Ty Cobb39
    5Josh Clarke37
    6Neal Ball32
    7Amby McConnell31
    8Bob Ganley30
    9Clyde Milan29
    10Hal Chase27
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Topsy Hartsel93
    2Fielder Jones86
    3Matty McIntyre83
    4Josh Clarke76
    5Harry Davis61
    6Charlie Hemphill59
    7Patsy Dougherty58
    8George Stone55
    9Jimmy Williams55
    10Bobby Wallace52
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bill Bradley13
    2Ed Hahn13
    3Amby McConnell11
    4Doc Gessler11
    5Patsy Dougherty10
    6Bill Hinchman9
    7Nap Lajoie9
    8Rube Oldring9
    9Fielder Jones8
    10Harry Lord8
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bill Bradley60
    2Bob Ganley52
    3Germany Schaefer43
    4Harry Lord36
    5Tom Jones34
    6George Stovall31
    7Simon Nicholls31
    8George Davis30
    9Hobe Ferris30
    10Nap Lajoie30
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb276
    2Sam Crawford270
    3Claude Rossman219
    4Matty McIntyre218
    5Nap Lajoie218
    6George Stone217
    7George Stovall203
    8Germany Schaefer200
    9Hobe Ferris196
    10Danny Murphy193
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Matty McIntyre672
    2Nap Lajoie667
    3Germany Schaefer665
    4George Stone659
    5Sam Crawford654
    6Fielder Jones651
    7Bill Bradley650
    8Bob Ganley648
    9Ty Cobb635
    10Harry Lord626
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb.324
    2Sam Crawford.311
    3Doc Gessler.308
    4Charlie Hemphill.297
    5Matty McIntyre.295
    6Claude Rossman.294
    7George Stovall.292
    8Nap Lajoie.289
    9George Stone.281
    10Amby McConnell.279
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Doc Gessler.394
    2Matty McIntyre.392
    3Charlie Hemphill.374
    4Topsy Hartsel.371
    5Patsy Dougherty.367
    6Ty Cobb.367
    7Fielder Jones.366
    8Sam Crawford.355
    9Nap Lajoie.352
    10Josh Clarke.348
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb.475
    2Sam Crawford.457
    3Doc Gessler.423
    4Claude Rossman.418
    5Matty McIntyre.383
    6George Stovall.380
    7Nap Lajoie.375
    8George Stone.369
    9Danny Murphy.368
    10Harry Davis.357
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ty Cobb842
    2Doc Gessler817
    3Sam Crawford812
    4Matty McIntyre775
    5Claude Rossman748
    6Charlie Hemphill730
    7Nap Lajoie727
    8George Stone714
    9Topsy Hartsel701
    10George Stovall696
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1908 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Walsh40
    2Addie Joss24
    3Ed Summers24
    4Cy Young21
    5Rube Waddell19
    6Bill Donovan18
    7Bob Rhoads18
    8Doc White18
    9Harry Howell18
    10Rube Vickers18
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Lake22
    2Jack Chesbro20
    3Rube Vickers19
    4Harry Howell18
    5Frank Smith17
    6Bill Hogg16
    7Eddie Plank16
    8Glenn Liebhardt16
    9Rube Manning16
    10Ed Walsh15
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Walsh66
    2Rube Vickers53
    3Jack Chesbro45
    4Rube Waddell43
    5Tom Hughes43
    6Addie Joss42
    7Doc White41
    8Frank Smith41
    9Harry Howell41
    10Jimmy Dygert41
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Walsh49
    2Doc White37
    3Rube Waddell36
    4Addie Joss35
    5Frank Smith35
    6Rube Vickers34
    7Cy Young33
    8Ed Summers32
    9Harry Howell32
    10Jack Powell32
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Walsh42
    2Cy Young30
    3Addie Joss29
    4Harry Howell27
    5George Mullin26
    6Bill Donovan25
    7Rube Waddell25
    8Doc White24
    9Frank Smith24
    10Tom Hughes24
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Walsh11
    2Addie Joss9
    3Bill Donovan6
    4Rube Vickers6
    5Walter Johnson6
    6Doc White5
    7Ed Summers5
    8Jack Powell5
    9Jimmy Dygert5
    10Rube Waddell5
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rube Vickers17
    2Ed Walsh15
    3Rube Manning15
    4Eddie Cicotte13
    5Jack Chesbro13
    6Burt Keeley12
    7Glenn Liebhardt11
    8Tom Hughes11
    9Bill Dinneen10
    10Frank Owen10
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Walsh6
    2Tom Hughes4
    3Rube Waddell3
    4Addie Joss2
    5Cy Young2
    6Ed Foster2
    7Eddie Cicotte2
    8Nick Altrock2
    9Tex Pruiett2
    10Burt Keeley1
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Walsh464
    2Addie Joss325
    3Harry Howell324.1
    4Rube Vickers317
    5Ed Summers301
    6Cy Young299
    7Frank Smith297.2
    8Doc White296
    9George Mullin290.2
    10Jack Chesbro288.2
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Walsh343
    2George Mullin301
    3Harry Howell279
    4Ed Summers271
    5Jack Chesbro271
    6Doc White267
    7Rube Vickers264
    8Joe Lake252
    9Addie Joss232
    10Cy Young230
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Lake157
    2George Mullin142
    3Jack Chesbro133
    4Rube Manning114
    5Rube Vickers114
    6Ed Summers112
    7Ed Walsh112
    8Harry Howell103
    9Frank Smith96
    10Doc White95
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Mullin100
    2Joe Lake95
    3Jack Chesbro94
    4Doc White84
    5Rube Manning80
    6Rube Vickers78
    7Jimmy Dygert76
    8Ed Walsh73
    9Harry Howell68
    10Tom Hughes68
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Cy Morgan7
    2Jack Chesbro6
    3Joe Lake6
    4Al Orth4
    5Bill Hogg4
    6Rube Manning4
    7Bill Burns3
    8Burt Keeley3
    9Doc White3
    10Ed Killian3
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jimmy Dygert97
    2Cy Morgan90
    3Rube Waddell90
    4Rube Manning86
    5Glenn Liebhardt81
    6Joe Lake77
    7Tom Hughes77
    8Bob Rhoads73
    9Frank Smith73
    10George Mullin71
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Walsh269
    2Rube Waddell232
    3Tom Hughes165
    4Jimmy Dygert164
    5Walter Johnson160
    6Rube Vickers156
    7Cy Young150
    8Glenn Liebhardt146
    9Bill Donovan141
    10Eddie Plank135
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Eddie Cicotte14
    2Tom Hughes13
    3Walter Johnson13
    4George Mullin12
    5Rube Vickers12
    6Fred Burchell11
    7Jack Chesbro11
    8Ed Walsh10
    9Ed Willett10
    10Cy Morgan7
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Fred Burchell3
    2Ed Walsh2
    3Tex Pruiett2
    4Ed Summers1
    5Jimmy Dygert1
    6Nick Altrock1
    7Walter Johnson1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Addie Joss1.16
    2Cy Young1.26
    3Ed Walsh1.42
    4Ed Summers1.64
    5Walter Johnson1.65
    6Bill Burns1.69
    7Charlie Chech1.73
    8Bob Rhoads1.77
    9Harry Howell1.89
    10Rube Waddell1.89
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Addie Joss0.81
    2Ed Walsh0.86
    3Cy Young0.89
    4Bill Burns0.93
    5Frank Smith0.96
    6Walter Johnson0.96
    7Jack Powell1.00
    8Eddie Plank1.01
    9Charlie Chech1.02
    10Rube Vickers1.06
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Addie Joss6.42
    2Frank Smith6.43
    3Ed Walsh6.65
    4Walter Johnson6.82
    5Heinie Berger6.87
    6Cy Young6.92
    7Jimmy Dygert6.93
    8Rube Waddell7.02
    9Bill Dinneen7.17
    10Cy Morgan7.29
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Cy Young0.03
    2George Mullin0.03
    3Harry Howell0.03
    4Ed Walsh0.04
    5Eddie Plank0.04
    6Jack Powell0.04
    7Heinie Berger0.05
    8Addie Joss0.06
    9Frank Smith0.06
    10Bill Donovan0.07
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Addie Joss0.83
    2Bill Burns0.98
    3Ed Walsh1.09
    4Cy Young1.11
    5Ed Summers1.64
    6Jack Powell1.65
    7Eddie Plank1.69
    8Charlie Chech1.84
    9Walter Johnson1.86
    10Harry Howell1.94
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Rube Waddell7.30
    2Jimmy Dygert6.18
    3Walter Johnson5.63
    4Tom Hughes5.38
    5Bill Donovan5.22
    6Ed Walsh5.22
    7Glenn Liebhardt5.02
    8Eddie Plank4.96
    9Fred Burchell4.70
    10Heinie Berger4.57
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ed Walsh4.804
    2Addie Joss4.333
    3Cy Young4.054
    4Bill Burns3.056
    5Walter Johnson3.019
    6Eddie Plank2.935
    7Bill Donovan2.660
    8Rube Waddell2.578
    9Rube Vickers2.197
    10Tom Hughes2.143


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