1909 Cleveland Naps
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Owner(s)Charles Somers
Manager(s)Nap Lajoie, Deacon McGuire
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The 1909 Cleveland Naps season was a season in American baseball. The team finished sixth in the American League with a record of 71–82, 27½ games behind the Detroit Tigers.

Regular season

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Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Detroit Tigers 98 54 0.645 57–19 41–35
Philadelphia Athletics 95 58 0.621 49–27 46–31
Boston Red Sox 88 63 0.583 47–28 41–35
Chicago White Sox 78 74 0.513 20 42–34 36–40
New York Highlanders 74 77 0.490 23½ 41–35 33–42
Cleveland Naps 71 82 0.464 27½ 39–37 32–45
St. Louis Browns 61 89 0.407 36 40–37 21–52
Washington Senators 42 110 0.276 56 27–48 15–62

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYH PHA SLB WSH
Boston 13–9–1 14–8 9–13 13–9 10–11 13–7 16–6
Chicago 9–13–1 8–13–1 6–15–2 14–8–1 12–10 10–12–1 19–3–1
Cleveland 8–14 13–8–1 8–14–1 8–14 9–13 14–8 11–11
Detroit 13–9 15–6–2 14–8–1 14–8 8–14 18–3–1 16–6–2
New York 9–13 8–14–1 14–8 8–14 8–14 13–8–1 14–6
Philadelphia 11–10 10–12 13–9 14–8 14–8 14–8 19–3
St. Louis 7–13 12–10–1 8–14 3–18–1 8–13–1 8–14 15–7–1
Washington 6–16 3–19–1 11–11 6–16–2 6–14 3–19 7–15–1

Roster

1909 Cleveland Naps
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 Ted Easterly 98 287 75 .261 1 27
1B George Stovall 145 565 139 .246 2 49
2B Nap Lajoie 128 469 152 .324 1 47
SS Neal Ball 96 324 83 .256 1 25
3B Bill Bradley 95 334 62 .186 0 22
OF Bill Hinchman 139 457 118 .258 2 53
OF Wilbur Good 94 318 68 .214 0 17
OF Joe Birmingham 100 343 99 .289 1 38

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
George Perring 88 283 63 .223 0 20
Bris Lord 69 249 67 .269 1 25
Elmer Flick 66 235 60 .255 0 15
Terry Turner 53 208 52 .250 0 16
Nig Clarke 55 164 45 .274 0 14
Harry Bemis 42 123 23 .187 0 13
Duke Reilley 20 62 13 .210 0 0
Dolly Stark 19 60 12 .200 0 1
Milo Netzel 10 37 7 .189 0 3
Tom Raftery 8 32 7 .219 0 0
Bob Higgins 8 23 2 .087 0 0
Josh Clarke 4 12 0 .000 0 0
Walt Doan 4 9 1 .111 0 0
Grover Land 4 4 2 .500 0 1
Denny Sullivan 3 2 1 .500 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
Cy Young 35 294.1 19 15 2.26 109
Heinie Berger 34 247.0 13 14 2.73 162
Addie Joss 33 242.2 14 13 1.71 67
Cy Falkenberg 24 165.0 10 9 2.40 82
Bob Rhoads 20 133.1 5 9 2.90 46
Willie Mitchell 3 23.0 1 2 1.57 8
Walt Doan 1 5.0 0 1 5.40 2

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
Glenn Liebhardt 12 52.1 1 5 2.92 15
Carl Sitton 14 50.0 3 2 2.88 16
Harry Ables 5 29.2 1 1 2.12 24
Lucky Wright 5 28.0 0 4 3.21 5
Jerry Upp 7 26.2 2 1 1.69 13
Harry Otis 5 26.1 2 2 1.37 6
Red Booles 4 22.2 0 1 1.99 6
Fred Winchell 4 14.1 0 3 6.28 7

Notes

  1. ^ "Unassisted Triple Plays | Baseball Almanac".

References