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1908 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics

National League (NL)
Team Record: 98-56
Finished 2nd in the NL
Attendance: 420,147, Avg. 5,835
Ballpark: Exposition Park
Manager: Fred Clarke (98-56)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1908 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster
1908 Pittsburgh Pirates Results

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1908 season with a record of 98 wins and 56 losses, finishing second in the NL.

The Pirates scored 585 runs and conceded 468 runs. Honus Wagner paced Pittsburgh with 10 home runs and drove in 109 runs, while leading hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .354 clip. Nick Maddox and Vic Willis apiece earned 23 wins on the mound for the squad, and Howie Camnitz, Sam Leever and Lefty Leifield each also added 15 or more wins also Howie Camnitz recorded a 1.56 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Fred Clarke coached the team.

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Pitching:

Player W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
Nick Maddox238.7422.28363242241260.7209896659007011141040
Vic Willis2311.6762.07413832570304.723995702690976041197
Howie Camnitz169.6401.563826101732236.718276416690118502942
Sam Leever157.6822.103820141442192.71796045141028603767
Lefty Leifield1514.5172.10342661852218.716869511860871203891
Irv Young43.5712.01167631189.7733320121031500350
Chick Brandom101.0000.5331210117.01351040810062
Bob Vail12.3336.0041300015.0151010070910164
Homer Hillebrand000.001010001.010000010003
Tom McCarthy000.002110006.0310060100023
Deacon Phillippe0011.2550200012.0201515030100259
Harley Young02.0002.2383300048.3402112010017500186
Totals9856.6362.12226155551002491402.31142474331164060468521195584

Batting:

Player GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
Honus Wagner1516415681002013919101095305422.354.415.542.957308051400
Tommy Leach1526665839315124165412405440.259.324.381.705222022700
Fred Clarke1516445518314618152532406523.265.349.363.712200062200
Ed Abbaticchio146590500431251671612205849.250.336.316.652158072500
Chief Wilson14457252947120873431202266.227.260.285.546151021900
George Gibson14351748637111194245401932.228.260.296.557144021000
Roy Thomas102448386529911101241104935.256.348.345.69213305800
Alan Storke642192022051531124099.252.284.322.6066500800
Harry Swacina531861767386101340511.216.238.261.4994600500
Jim Kane55166145163533022501216.241.299.303.6034400900
Nick Maddox3610494925330800513.266.310.362.6723401400
Spike Shannon3213912710250201250911.197.250.228.4782900300
Danny Moeller361181091421310940925.193.254.239.4932600000
Lefty Leifield348275617110220414.227.266.267.5322000300
Warren Gill271027610170101430116.224.366.250.6161906900
Vic Willis4111010391710010038.165.189.175.3631800400
Ed Phelps346864315220110028.234.269.328.5972101100
Charlie Starr2076598112008601310.186.342.220.5631301300
Beals Becker20686541001002025.154.191.185.3761201000
Sam Leever3868615901031048.148.212.180.3921101200
Irv Young1632302601000028.200.250.267.517800000
Howie Camnitz38857246000300723.083.165.083.248600600
Paddy O'Connor1217161300020002.188.188.188.375300100
Bob Vail4430100000011.333.500.333.833100000
Deacon Phillippe5441110000000.250.250.500.750200000
Chick Brandom3770100000002.143.143.143.286100000
Harley Young814120100000019.083.154.083.237100100
Tom McCarthy4441000000000.000.000.000.000000000
John Sullivan1110000000000.000.000.000.000000000
Hunky Shaw1110000000001.000.000.000.000000000
Cy Neighbors1000000000000000000
Homer Hillebrand1000000000000000000
Totals157357535109585126316298254961860420457.247.309.332.641169604018400


Fielding:

Player Pos GP GS Inn. PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS%
Alan Storke1B4946433.048117619.9881.3511.1630000
Harry Swacina1B5048428.050119919.9831.9351.4000000
Jim Kane1B4036325.0378241419.96611.1321.0500000
Warren Gill1B2525216.023770101.0001.1679.7600000
Ed Abbaticchio2B1441441297.02684232242.9694.7954.7990000
Charlie Starr2B1211101.0153543.9264.4554.1670000
Alan Storke2B104.012001.0006.7503.0000000
Tommy Leach3B1501501347.01992933319.9373.2873.2800000
Alan Storke3B6337.05920.8753.4052.3330000
Charlie Starr3B2218.00410.8002.0002.0000000
George GibsonC1401401238.06071362110.9735.4015.307401179244.0
Ed PhelpsC2014135.0691520.9775.6004.20030141041.7
Paddy O'ConnorC4123.06210.8893.1302.000106114.3
John SullivanC106.011001.0003.0002.000001150.0
Fred ClarkeOF1511511338.035015102.9732.4552.4170000
Chief WilsonOF1441441302.025820133.9551.9221.9310000
Roy ThomasOF10198905.0269774.9752.7452.7330000
Spike ShannonOF3230275.088250.9472.9452.8130000
Danny MoellerOF2724222.038020.9501.5411.4070000
Beals BeckerOF1716143.0174001.0001.3221.2350000
Tommy LeachOF2218.062001.0004.0004.0000000
Cy NeighborsOF101.00000.000.0000000
Vic WillisP4138305.0118712.9902.8922.3900000
Nick MaddoxP3632261.087733.9662.9312.3610000
Howie CamnitzP3826237.076460.9222.6961.8680000
Lefty LeifieldP3426219.066254.9322.7952.0000000
Sam LeeverP3820193.084420.9632.4251.3680000
Irv YoungP16790.042430.9032.8001.7500000
Harley YoungP8348.011921.9093.7502.5000000
Chick BrandomP3117.016001.0003.7062.3330000
Bob VailP4115.00000.000.0000000
Deacon PhillippeP5012.001001.000.750.2000000
Tom McCarthyP216.005001.0007.5002.5000000
Homer HillebrandP101.00000.000.0000000
Honus WagnerSS1511511363.03544695047.9435.4345.4500000
Charlie StarrSS5439.071220.9054.3853.8000000
Totals1501139512618.042011907226207.9644.3574.0698013810443.0




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