1906 New York Highlanders
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Owner(s)William Devery and Frank Farrell
Manager(s)Clark Griffith
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The 1906 New York Highlanders season, its fourth, finished with the team in 2nd place in the American League with a record of 90–61. The team was managed by Clark Griffith and played its home games at Hilltop Park.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Sox 93 58 0.616 54–23 39–35
New York Highlanders 90 61 0.596 3 53–23 37–38
Cleveland Naps 89 64 0.582 5 47–30 42–34
Philadelphia Athletics 78 67 0.538 12 48–23 30–44
St. Louis Browns 76 73 0.510 16 40–34 36–39
Detroit Tigers 71 78 0.477 21 42–34 29–44
Washington Senators 55 95 0.367 37½ 33–41 22–54
Boston Americans 49 105 0.318 45½ 22–54 27–51

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NY PHI STL WSH
Boston 4–18 8–14 10–12 5–17–1 8–14 5–17 9–13
Chicago 18–4 12–10–1 11–11 12–10–1 12–9 13–7–1 15–7
Cleveland 8–14 10–12–1 14–8–1 10–11–1 12–10–1 14–8 15–7
Detroit 12–10 11–11 8–14–1 11–11 6–13 9–13–1 14–6
New York 17–5–1 10–12–1 11–10–1 11–11 13–8 13–8–1 15–7
Philadelphia 14–8 9–12 10–12–1 13–6 8–13 9–11–2 15–5–1
St. Louis 17–5 7–13–1 8–14 13–9–1 8–13–1 11–9–2 12–10
Washington 13–9 7–15 7–15 6–14 7–15 5–15–1 10–12

Roster

1906 New York Highlanders
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 Red Kleinow 96 268 59 .220 0 31
1B Hal Chase 151 597 193 .323 0 76
2B Jimmy Williams 139 501 139 .277 3 77
SS Kid Elberfeld 99 346 106 .306 2 31
3B Frank LaPorte 123 454 120 .264 2 54
OF Frank Delahanty 92 307 73 .238 2 41
OF Wid Conroy 148 567 139 .245 4 54
OF Willie Keeler 152 592 180 .304 2 33

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
Danny Hoffman 100 320 82 .256 0 23
George Moriarty 65 197 46 .234 0 23
Deacon McGuire 51 144 43 .299 0 14
Joe Yeager 57 123 37 .301 0 12
Ira Thomas 44 115 23 .200 0 15
Patsy Dougherty 12 52 10 .192 0 4
Ed Hahn 11 22 2 .091 0 1

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
Al Orth 45 338.2 27 17 2.34 133
Jack Chesbro 49 325.0 23 17 2.96 152
Bill Hogg 28 206.0 14 13 2.93 107
Doc Newton 21 125.0 7 5 3.17 52
Noodles Hahn 6 42.0 3 2 3.86 17

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
Walter Clarkson 32 151 9 4 2.32 64
Slow Joe Doyle 9 45.1 2 1 2.38 28
Tom Hughes 3 15.0 1 0 4.20 5
Cy Barger 2 5.1 0 0 10.12 3

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
Clark Griffith 17 2 2 2 3.02 16
Louis Leroy 11 2 0 1 2.22 28

References