1908 Boston Doves Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 63-91
Finished 6th in the NL
Attendance: 294,435, Avg. 3,775
Ballpark: South End Grounds III
Manager: Joe Kelley (63-91)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1908 Boston Doves Statistics
1908 Boston Doves Results

The Boston Doves of the National League ended the 1908 season with a record of 63 wins and 91 losses, finishing sixth in the NL.

The Doves plated 537 runs and allowed 622 runs. Dan McGann drove in 55 runs. Claude Ritchey paced hitters with significant playing time with a .273 average. Patsy Flaherty and Vive Lindaman topped the squad with 12 wins each, while Vive Lindaman recorded a 2.36 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Joe Kelley coached the team.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jim BallCRRFebruary 22, 18845'11"175Harford County, MD USA
Johnny BatesLFLLJanuary 10, 18845'7"168Steubenville, OH USA
Ginger BeaumontCFLRJuly 23, 18765'8"190Rochester, WI USA
Beals BeckerRFLLJuly 5, 18865'9"170El Dorado, KS USA
Jake BoultesPRRAugust 6, 18846'3"0St. Louis, MO USA
Frank BowermanCRRDecember 5, 18686'2"190Romeo, MI USA
George BrowneRFLRJanuary 12, 18765'10"160Richmond, VA USA
Bill ChappellePRRMarch 22, 18816'2"206Waterloo, NY USA
Bill DahlenSSRRJanuary 5, 18705'9"180Nelliston, NY USA
Gus DornerPRRAugust 18, 18765'10"176Chambersburg, PA USA
Cecil FergusonPRRAugust 27, 18835'10"165Ellsworth, IN USA
Patsy FlahertyPLLJune 29, 18765'8"165Mansfield, PA USA
Peaches GrahamCRRMarch 23, 18775'9"180Aledo, IL USA
Jack HannifinIFRRFebruary 25, 18835'11"167Holyoke, MA USA
Joe KelleyLFRRDecember 9, 18715'11"190Cambridge, MA USA
Vive LindamanPRROctober 28, 18776'1"200Charles City, IA USA
Charlie MaloneyPRRMay 22, 18865'8"155Cambridge, MA USA
Al MatternPLLJune 16, 18835'10"165West Rush, NY USA
Tom McCarthyPRMay 22, 18845'7"170Fort Wayne, IN USA
Dan McGann1BBRJuly 15, 18716'0"190Shelbyville, KY USA
Herbie MoranLFLRFebruary 16, 18845'5"150Costello, PA USA
Big Jeff PfefferPRRMarch 31, 18826'1"185Champaign, IL USA
Claude Ritchey2BBROctober 5, 18735'6"167Emlenton, PA USA
Harry SmithCRROctober 31, 18745'8"165, Yo United Kingdom
Fred Stem1BLRSeptember 22, 18856'2"160Oxford, NC USA
Bill Sweeney3BRRMarch 6, 18865'11"175Covington, KY USA
Walt ThomasSSRRApril 28, 18845'8"156Altoona, PA USA
Tom TuckeyPLOctober 7, 18845'11"190Union City, CT USA
Harley YoungPRRSeptember 28, 18836'2"169Portland, IN USA
Irv YoungPLLJuly 21, 18775'10"170Columbia Falls, ME USA