1913 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
DurationApril 9 – October 11, 1913
Number of games154
Number of teams16
Regular Season
Season MVPAL: Walter Johnson (WSH)
NL: Jake Daubert (BKN)
AL championsPhiladelphia Athletics
  AL runners-upBoston Red Sox
NL championsNew York Giants
  NL runners-upPhiladelphia Phillies
World Series
ChampionsPhiladelphia Athletics
  Runners-upNew York Giants
MLB seasons

The 1913 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 9 to October 11, 1913. The New York Giants and Philadelphia Athletics were the regular season champions of the National League and American League, respectively. The Athletics then defeated the Giants in the World Series, four games to one.

This was the third of four seasons that the Chalmers Award, a precursor to the Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award (introduced in 1931), was given to a player in each league.

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

American League National League
AVG Ty Cobb DET .390 Jake Daubert BKN .350
HR Home Run Baker PHA 12 Gavvy Cravath PHP 19
RBIs Home Run Baker PHA 117 Gavvy Cravath PHP 128
Wins Walter Johnson WSH 36 Tom Seaton PHP 27
ERA Walter Johnson WSH 1.14 Christy Mathewson NYG 2.06
SO Walter Johnson WSH 243 Tom Seaton PHP 168
SV Chief Bender PHA 13 Larry Cheney CHC 11
SB Clyde Milan WSH 75 Max Carey PIT 61




  World Series
  AL Philadelphia Athletics 4
  NL New York Giants 1


American League

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Jake Stahl and Bill Carrigan
Chicago White Sox Nixey Callahan
Cleveland Naps Joe Birmingham
Detroit Tigers Hughie Jennings
New York Yankees Frank Chance
Philadelphia Athletics Connie Mack
St. Louis Browns George Stovall, Jimmy Austin, and Branch Rickey
Washington Senators Clark Griffith

National League

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves George Stallings
Brooklyn Dodgers Bill Dahlen
Chicago Cubs Johnny Evers
Cincinnati Reds Joe Tinker
New York Giants John McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies Red Dooin
Pittsburgh Pirates Fred Clarke
St. Louis Cardinals Miller Huggins



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