1903 Philadelphia Athletics
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Owner(s)Benjamin Shibe, Tom Shibe, John Shibe, Connie Mack, Sam Jones, Frank Hough
Manager(s)Connie Mack
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The 1903 Philadelphia Athletics season was a season in American baseball. The team finished second in the American League with a record of 75 wins and 60 losses, 14½ games behind the Boston Americans.

Offseason

Regular season

The 1903 Philadelphia Athletics
The 1903 Philadelphia Athletics

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Americans 91 47 0.659 49–20 42–27
Philadelphia Athletics 75 60 0.556 14½ 44–21 31–39
Cleveland Naps 77 63 0.550 15 49–25 28–38
New York Highlanders 72 62 0.537 17 41–26 31–36
Detroit Tigers 65 71 0.478 25 37–28 28–43
St. Louis Browns 65 74 0.468 26½ 38–32 27–42
Chicago White Stockings 60 77 0.438 30½ 41–28 19–49
Washington Senators 43 94 0.314 47½ 29–40 14–54

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NY PHI STL WSH
Boston 14–6 12–8 10–9–1 13–7 13–6 14–6 15–5–2
Chicago 6–14 10–10 10–9 7–11–1 6–14 9–11 12–8
Cleveland 8–12 10–10 9–11 14–6 9–11 11–9 16–4
Detroit 9–10–1 9–10 11–9 10–9 11–9 6–14 9–10
New York 7–13 11–7–1 6–14 9–10 10–8–1 15–5 14–5
Philadelphia 6–13 14–6 11–9 9–11 8–10–1 11–8 16–3–1
St. Louis 6–14 11–9 9–11 14–6 5–15 8–11 12–8
Washington 5–15–2 8–12 4–16 10–9 5–14 3–16–1 8–12

Roster

1903 Philadelphia Athletics
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Ossee Schrecongost 92 306 78 .255 3 30
1B Harry Davis 106 420 125 .298 6 55
2B Danny Murphy 133 513 140 .273 1 60
SS Monte Cross 137 470 116 .247 3 45
3B Lave Cross 137 559 163 .292 2 90
OF Topsy Hartsel 98 373 116 .311 5 26
OF Ollie Pickering 137 512 144 .281 1 36
OF Socks Seybold 137 522 156 .299 8 84

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Doc Powers 75 247 56 .227 0 23
Danny Hoffman 74 248 61 .246 2 22
Bert Daly 10 21 4 .190 0 4
John Callahan 1 5 0 .000 0 0
Ed Hilley 1 3 1 .333 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Eddie Plank 43 336.0 23 16 2.38 176
Rube Waddell 39 324.0 21 16 2.44 302
Chief Bender 36 270.0 17 14 3.07 127
Weldon Henley 29 186.1 12 10 3.91 86

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Andy Coakley 6 37.2 0 3 5.50 20
Jim Fairbank 4 24.0 1 1 4.88 10
Ed Pinnance 2 7.0 0 0 2.57 2

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Connie McGeehan 3 1 0 0 4.50 4
Tad Quinn 2 0 0 0 5.00 1
Danny Hoffman 1 0 0 0 3.00 0

Notes

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