1904 Philadelphia Phillies
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Owner(s)James Potter
Manager(s)Hugh Duffy
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The following lists the events of the 1904 Philadelphia Phillies season.

Spring Training

The Phillies conducted their spring training in 1904 in Savannah, Georgia where the team practiced and played exhibition games at Bolton Street Park. It was the first season the Phillies trained in Savannah.

1904 Philadelphia City Series

The Phillies played eight games against the Philadelphia Athletics for the local championship in the pre-season city series. The Athletics defeated the Phillies, 5 games to 3.

The series was to have opened on April 2, 1904 at the Phillies’ Philadelphia Ball Park but was called off due to wet grounds.[1] The game scheduled for April 9, 1904 at the Phillies’ park was canceled due to rain.[2]

AL Philadelphia Athletics (5) vs. NL Philadelphia Phillies (3)

Game Date Score Location Time Attendance 
1 April 4, 1904 Philadelphia Phillies – 1, Philadelphia Athletics – 0 Columbia Park 1:25 8,641[3] 
2 April 5, 1904 Philadelphia Phillies – 2, Philadelphia Athletics – 4 Columbia Park 1:38 3,701[4] 
3 April 6, 1904 Philadelphia Phillies – 6, Philadelphia Athletics – 14 Columbia Park - 2,643[5] 
4 April 7, 1904 Philadelphia Athletics – 4, Philadelphia Phillies – 6 Philadelphia Ball Park - 3,142[6] 
5 April 8, 1904 Philadelphia Athletics – 2, Philadelphia Phillies – 4 Philadelphia Ball Park 1:35 2,311[7] 
6 April 11, 1904 Philadelphia Phillies – 0, Philadelphia Athletics – 2 Columbia Park 1:25 1,046[8] 
7 April 12, 1904 Philadelphia Athletics – 4, Philadelphia Phillies – 3 Philadelphia Ball Park 1:40 1,379[9] 
8 April 13, 1904 Philadelphia Phillies – 8, Philadelphia Athletics – 3 Columbia Park 1:30 714[10]

The Phillies and Athletics had each won 10 of the twenty games between the two teams after the 1904 series,

Regular season

The 1904 Philadelphia Phillies
The 1904 Philadelphia Phillies

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 106 47 0.693 56–26 50–21
Chicago Cubs 93 60 0.608 13 49–27 44–33
Cincinnati Reds 88 65 0.575 18 49–27 39–38
Pittsburgh Pirates 87 66 0.569 19 48–30 39–36
St. Louis Cardinals 75 79 0.487 31½ 39–36 36–43
Brooklyn Superbas 56 97 0.366 50 31–44 25–53
Boston Beaneaters 55 98 0.359 51 34–45 21–53
Philadelphia Phillies 52 100 0.342 53½ 28–43 24–57

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 9–13 9–13 7–15 2–20 11–10–1 8–14 9–13–1
Brooklyn 13–9 5–17 8–14 3–19 13–9 7–14–1 7–15
Chicago 13–9 17–5 13–8–1 11–11–2 15–7 9–13 15–7
Cincinnati 15–7 14–8 8–13–1 10–12–1 16–6 11–11–2 14–8
New York 20–2 19–3 11–11–2 12–10–1 17–4–2 12–10 15–7
Philadelphia 10–11–1 9–13 7–15 6–16 4–17–2 9–13 7–15
Pittsburgh 14–8 14–7–1 13–9 11–11–2 10–12 13–9 12–10
St. Louis 13–9–1 15–7 7–15 8–14 7–15 15–7 10–12


Roster

1904 Philadelphia Phillies
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Infielders

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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 Red Dooin 108 355 86 .242 6 36
1B Jack Doyle 66 236 52 .220 1 22
2B Kid Gleason 153 587 161 .274 0 42
SS Rudy Hulswitt 113 406 99 .244 1 36
3B Harry Wolverton 102 398 106 .266 0 49
OF Roy Thomas 139 496 144 .290 3 29
OF Sherry Magee 95 364 101 .277 3 57
OF John Titus 146 504 148 .294 4 55

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
Johnny Lush 106 369 102 .276 2 42
Frank Roth 81 229 59 .258 1 20
She Donahue 58 200 43 .215 0 14
Bob Hall 46 163 26 .160 0 17
Shad Barry 35 122 25 .205 0 3
Fred Mitchell 25 82 17 .207 0 3
Hugh Duffy 18 46 13 .283 0 5
Deacon Van Buren 12 43 10 .233 0 3
Doc Marshall 8 20 2 .100 0 1
Jesse Purnell 7 19 2 .105 0 1
Klondike Douglass 3 10 3 .300 0 1
Tom Fleming 3 6 0 .000 0 0
Herman Long 1 4 1 .250 0 0
Butch Rementer 1 2 0 .000 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
Chick Fraser 42 302.0 14 24 3.25 127
Bill Duggleby 32 223.2 12 13 3.78 55
Tully Sparks 26 200.2 7 16 2.65 67
Jack Sutthoff 19 163.2 6 13 3.68 46
John McPherson 15 128.0 1 12 3.66 32
Fred Mitchell 13 108.2 4 7 3.40 29
Frank Corridon 11 94.1 6 5 2.19 44
Johnny Lush 7 42.2 0 6 3.59 27
Ralph Caldwell 6 41.0 2 2 4.17 30
Tom Barry 1 0.2 0 1 40.50 1

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
John Brackenridge 7 34.0 0 1 5.66 11

References

  1. ^ "First Game Postponed: Athletics and Phillies Will Come Together at Columbia Park Tomorrow". Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 3, 1904. p. 14.
  2. ^ "Rain Cuts Out Many Ballgames: Athletics and Phillies Have to Call Their Seance Off with the Downpour". Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 10, 1904. p. 15.
  3. ^ "Phils Win First Game Before Enthusiastic Crowd". Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 5, 1904. p. 10.
  4. ^ "Phillies Get But Two Hits Off Plank". Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 6, 1904. p. 6.
  5. ^ "Home-Run Day At Columbia Park". Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 7, 1904. p. 10.
  6. ^ "Athletics Win At Phillies' Opening". Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 8, 1904. p. 6.
  7. ^ "Phillies Win Their Second Game from the Athletics". Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 9, 1904. p. 10.
  8. ^ "Athletics Win Out With One Hit". Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 12, 1904. p. 10.
  9. ^ "Athletics Make Good in Seventh and Win". Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 13, 1904. p. 6.
  10. ^ "Phillies Size Up Pinnance in Sixth". Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 14, 1904. p. 6.