1914 Cleveland Naps
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Owner(s)Charles Somers
Manager(s)Joe Birmingham
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The 1914 Cleveland Naps season was a season in American baseball. The team finished eighth in the eight-team American League with a record of 51–102, 48½ games behind the Philadelphia Athletics. This was the final season with the nickname "Naps", as they changed their name to the Indians beginning the next season, a name they kept for the next 107 years.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Athletics 99 53 0.651 51–24 48–29
Boston Red Sox 91 62 0.595 44–31 47–31
Washington Senators 81 73 0.526 19 40–33 41–40
Detroit Tigers 80 73 0.523 19½ 42–35 38–38
St. Louis Browns 71 82 0.464 28½ 42–36 29–46
Chicago White Sox 70 84 0.455 30 43–37 27–47
New York Yankees 70 84 0.455 30 36–40 34–44
Cleveland Naps 51 102 0.333 48½ 32–47 19–55

Record vs. opponents


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Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 13–9 16–6 15–7–1 11–11 12–9–3 13–9–2 11–11
Chicago 9–13 13–9 6–16 12–10–1 5–17 13–9–1 12–10–1
Cleveland 6–16 9–13 6–16 8–14–1 3–19 8–13–2 11–11–1
Detroit 7–15–1 16–6 16–6 13–9–1 9–12–1 9–13 10–12–1
New York 11–11 10–12–1 14–8–1 9–13–1 8–14 11–11 7–15
Philadelphia 9–12–3 17–5 19–3 12–9–1 14–8 15–7–1 13–9–1
St. Louis 9–13–2 9–13–1 13–8–2 13–9 11–11 7–15–1 9–13
Washington 11–11 10–12–1 11–11–1 12–10–1 15–7 9–13–1 13–9


Roster

1914 Cleveland Naps
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

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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 Steve O'Neill 87 269 68 .253 0 20
1B Doc Johnston 104 340 83 .244 0 23
2B Nap Lajoie 121 419 108 .258 0 50
SS Ray Chapman 106 375 103 .275 2 42
3B Terry Turner 121 428 105 .245 1 33
OF Joe Jackson 122 453 143 .338 3 53
OF Jack Graney 130 460 122 .265 1 39
OF Nemo Leibold 115 402 106 .264 0 32

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
Ivy Olson 89 310 75 .242 1 20
Jay Kirke 67 242 66 .273 1 25
Roy Wood 72 220 52 .236 1 15
Bill Wambsganss 43 143 31 .217 0 12
Fred Carisch 40 102 22 .216 0 5
Ben Egan 29 88 20 .227 0 11
Johnny Bassler 43 77 14 .182 0 6
Larry Pezold 23 71 16 .225 0 5
Jack Lelivelt 34 64 21 .328 0 13
Rivington Bisland 18 57 6 .105 0 2
Elmer Smith 13 53 17 .321 0 8
Walter Barbare 15 52 16 .308 0 5
Joe Birmingham 19 47 6 .128 0 4
Bruce Hartford 8 22 4 .182 0 0
Frank Mills 4 8 1 .125 0 0
Josh Billings 11 8 2 .250 0 0
George Dunlop 1 3 0 .000 0 0
Tom Reilly 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Tinsley Ginn 2 1 0 .000 0 0
Al Cypert 1 1 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
Willie Mitchell 39 257.0 11 17 3.19 179
Bill Steen 30 200.2 9 14 2.60 97
Rip Hagerman 37 198.0 9 15 3.09 112
Vean Gregg 17 96.2 9 3 3.07 56
Paul Carter 5 24.2 1 3 2.92 9

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
Guy Morton 25 128.0 1 13 3.02 80
Fred Blanding 29 116.0 4 9 3.96 35
Allan Collamore 27 105.1 3 7 3.25 32
Abe Bowman 22 72.2 2 7 4.46 27
Fritz Coumbe 14 55.1 1 5 3.25 22
Lefty James 17 50.2 0 3 3.20 16
Harley Dillinger 11 33.2 0 1 4.54 11
Al Tedrow 4 22.1 1 2 1.21 4
George Kahler 2 14.0 0 1 3.86 3
Lloyd Bishop 3 8.0 0 1 5.63 1

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
Nick Cullop 1 0 1 0 2.70 3
Sam Jones 1 0 0 0 2.70 0
Henry Benn 1 0 0 0 0.00 1
George Beck 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

References