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1908 New York Highlanders (MLB)

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W-L Record: 51-103 .331
Rank: 8th in American League
Run Differential: 458-710 -252
Roster Continuity 68.09% 11/15
Manager(s): Kid Elberfeld, Clark Griffith
General Manager:
Ballpark: Hilltop Park
Attendance: 305,500 12/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 1908 New York Highlanders season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    -Neal BallSS-2B5-7145R-R271907Not draftedMLB--
    -Harry BilliardP6-0190R-R241908Not draftedMLB--
    -Walter BlairC6-0185R-R241907Not draftedMLB--
    -Hal Chase1B6-0175R-L251905Not draftedMLB--
    -Jack ChesbroP5-9180R-R341899Not draftedMLB--
    -Wid Conroy3B-OF5-9158R-R311901Not draftedMLB--
    -Birdie CreeOF5-6150R-R251908Not draftedMLB--
    -Frank DelahantyOF5-9160R-R251905Not draftedMLB--
    -Mike Donovan3B5-8155R-R261904Not draftedMLB--
    -Slow Joe DoyleP5-8150R-R261906Not draftedMLB--
    -Kid ElberfeldSS-3B5-7158R-R331898Not draftedMLB--
    -Earle Gardner2B5-11160R-R241908Not draftedMLB--
    -Fred GladeP6-0190R-R321902Not draftedMLB--
    -Charlie HemphillOF5-9160L-L321899Not draftedMLB--
    -Bill HoggP6-0200R-R261905Not draftedMLB--
    -Willie KeelerOF5-4140L-L361892Not draftedMLB--
    -Red KleinowC5-10165R-R281904Not draftedMLB--
    -Joe LakeP6-0185R-R271908Not draftedMLB--
    -Frank LaPorte2B-3B5-8175R-R281905Not draftedMLB--
    -Rube ManningP6-0180R-R251907Not draftedMLB--
    -Irish McIlveenOF5-11180L-L271906Not draftedMLB--
    -George Moriarty3B-1B6-0185R-R241903Not draftedMLB--
    -Doc NewtonP6-0185L-L301900Not draftedMLB--
    -Harry NilesOF-2B5-8175R-R271906Not draftedMLB--
    -Andy O'ConnorP6-0160R-R231908Not draftedMLB--
    -Queenie O'RourkeOF-SS5-7150R-R241908Not draftedMLB--
    -Al OrthP6-0200L-R351895Not draftedMLB--
    -Jake Stahl1B6-2195R-R291903Not draftedMLB--
    -Ed SweeneyC6-1200R-R191908Not draftedMLB--
    -Hippo VaughnP6-4215B-L201908Not draftedMLB--
    -Jack WarhopP5-9168R-R231908Not draftedMLB--
    -Pete WilsonP0-L221908Not draftedMLB--

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