1913 in baseball
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MLB statistical leaders
|American League||National League|
|AVG||Ty Cobb DET||.390||Jake Daubert BRO||.350|
|HR||Frank Baker PHA||12||Gavvy Cravath PHI||19|
|RBIs||Frank Baker PHA||113||Gavvy Cravath PHI||128|
|Wins||Walter Johnson1 WSH||36||Tom Seaton PHI||27|
|ERA||Walter Johnson1 WSH||1.14||Christy Mathewson NYG||2.06|
|Ks||Walter Johnson1 WSH||243||Tom Seaton PHI||168|
Major league baseball final standings
American League final standings
|Boston Red Sox||79||71||527||15.5|
|Chicago White Sox||78||74||.513||17.5|
|New York Yankees||57||94||.377||38|
|St. Louis Browns||57||96||.373||39|
National League final standings
|New York Giants||101||51||.664||--|
|St. Louis Cardinals||51||99||.340||49|
- April 9 - Ebbets Field opens.
- October 11 - The Philadelphia Athletics defeat the New York Giants, 3-1, in Game 5 of the World Series to win the World Championship, four games to one. The Giants thus become the second club, following the Detroit Tigers of 1907-1909, to lose three consecutive World Series; and, to date, the last to do so.
- November 2 - George Stovall, former St. Louis Browns player-manager, became the first Major Leaguer to jump to the outlaw Federal League after signing a contract to manage the Kansas City Packers.
- January 7 - Johnny Mize
- January 19 - Andy Pilney
- January 20 - Jimmy Outlaw
- January 21 - Fern Bell
- January 27 - Stew Hofferth
- January 27 - Floyd Speer
- February 6 - Ken Weafer
- February 7 - Mel Almada
- February 9 - Tony Robello
- February 11 - Jim Hayes
- February 13 - Hack Miller
- February 14 - Mel Allen
- February 20 - Tommy Henrich
- March 2 - Mort Cooper
- March 4 - Bill Hart
- March 16 - Ken O'Dea
- March 21 - Bucky Jacobs
- March 22 - Hank Steinbacher
- March 25 - Buster Maynard
- March 26 - Bill Zuber
- April 1 - Buster Bray
- April 10 - Lloyd Russell
- April 14 - Jack Radtke
- April 21 - Bert Hogg
- April 24 - Herb Harris
- April 25 - Woody Davis
- April 26 - Packy Rogers
- May 7 - Art Doll
- May 10 - Al Rubeling
- May 14 - Johnny Babich
- May 14 - Howie Gorman
- May 20 - Lou Scoffic
- May 22 - Bill Lohrman
- May 24 - Joe Abreu
- May 27 - Hal Spindel
- June 3 - Jim Sheehan
- June 4 - Amby Murray
- June 4 - Joe Holden
- June 8 - Art Mahan
- June 8 - Earl Reid
- June 10 - Cal Dorsett
- June 11 - Tom Baker
- June 13 - Hal Luby
- June 16 - Pete Coscarart
- June 16 - Skeeter Scalzi
- June 23 - Bill Cox
- June 26 - Russ Lyon
- July 1 - Frank Barrett
- July 1 - Wedo Martini
- July 12 - Tom Hafey
- July 13 - Lee Handley
- July 14 - Don Hendrickson
- July 14 - Gene Schott
- July 17 - Papa Williams
- July 31 - Bill Fleming
- July 31 - Joe Mulligan
- August 5 - Fabian Gaffke
- August 8 - Cecil Travis
- August 11 - Bob Scheffing
- August 13 - Wes Flowers
- August 16 - Tiny Bonham
- August 16 - Lew Carpenter
- August 17 - Rudy York
- August 18 - Tommy Heath
- August 25 - Sam Narron
- August 25 - Bernie Snyder
- August 26 - Hank Helf
- August 31 - Mays Copeland
- August 31 - Ray Dandridge
- September 1 - Joe Marty
- September 3 - Kerby Farrell
- September 4 - Clarence Fieber
- September 8 - Slick Castleman
- September 9 - Hugh Mulcahy
- September 13 - Booker McDaniels
- September 17 - Bob Uhl
- September 18 - Max Marshall
- September 19 - Nick Etten
- September 23 - Pete Sivess
- September 30 - Nate Andrews
- October 3 - Dom Dallessandro
- October 6 - Ken Chase
- October 11 - Silvio García
- October 14 - Hugh Casey
- October 30 - Dave Barnhill
- November 4 - Joe Kracher
- November 12 - Gene Lillard
- November 15 - Lyle Judy
- November 15 - Swede Larsen
- November 17 - Lee Stine
- November 18 - Charlie Fuchs
- November 23 - Les Scarsella
- November 24 - Walter Wilson
- November 26 - Garton Del Savio
- November 30 - Wally Holborow
- December 2 - Glenn Crawford
- December 6 - Bill Kerksieck
- December 12 - Bill Webb
- December 13 - Scat Metha
- December 14 - Eddie Smith
- December 21 - Heinie Heltzel
- December 24 - George Jeffcoat
- December 24 - Owen Scheetz
- December 26 - Al Milnar
- December 27 - Red Lynn
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- January 6 - Jack Boyle, 46, catcher/first baseman who hit .253 with 23 home runs and 570 RBI for five different teams in three leagues from 1886 to 1898.
- January 9 - George Crosby, 55, pitcher for the 1884 Chicago White Stockings of the National League.
- January 14 - Hal O'Hagan, 43, first baseman for the 1892 Chicago Orphans and for the New York Giants, Cleveland Bronchos and Washington Senators in the 1902 season.
- January 15 - Icicle Reeder, 55, outfielder who played in 1884 with the AA Cincinnati Red Stockings and the UA Washington Nationals.
- January 16 - Tom Dolan, 58, catcher who hit .242 for five teams in three leagues between 1879 and 1888.
- February 9 - Joe Stewart, 33, pitcher for the Boston Beaneaters of the National League.
- February 26 - Mike Drissel, 48, catcher in six games for the St. Louis Browns 1885 American Association champions.
- March 3 - Jack Fee, 45, pitcher for the 1889 Indianapolis Hoosiers of the National League.
- March 28 - Clare Patterson, 25, left fielder for the 1909 Cincinnati Reds of the National League.
- April 16 - Jerry Harrington, 45, National League catcher who hit .227 in 189 games with the Cincinnati Reds (1890-'92) and Louisville Colonels (1893).
- April 18 - Roscoe Miller, 36, pitcher for the Detroit Tigers (1901-'02), New York Giants (1902-'03) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1904), who became the first 20-game winner in Tigers history.
- April 23 - Charlie Pabor, 66, player-manager for four teams of the National Association from 1871 through 1875.
- May 1 - Charlie Reynolds, 55, pitcher for the 1882 Philadelphia Athletics of the American Association.
- May 13 - John O'Brien, 46, Canadian second baseman who hit .256 in 501 games for six National League teams from 1891 to 1899.
- May 14 - Dennis Coughlin, 69, outfielder for the 1872 Washington Nationals of the National Association; best remembered as the only major leaguer who was wounded in combat during the Civil War.
- May 18 - The Only Nolan, 55, pitcher who posted a 23-52 record and a 2.98 ERA in 79 games with four teams between 1878 and 1875.
- May 18 - Charlie Robinson, 56, American Association catcher who played for the Indianapolis Hoosiers (1884) and Brooklyn Grays (1885).
- June 5 - Chris von der Ahe, 61, owner of the St. Louis Browns from 1882 to 1898, who greatly developed the entertainment aspect of the sport with fan-friendly promotions and ballpark attractions, and also presided over first team to win four straight pennants (1885–1888).
- June 13 - Eddie Quick, 31, pitcher for the 1903 New York Highlanders of the American League.
- June 30 - George Tidden, 56, sports editor in New York since 1895.
- July 13 - Dan Sweeney, 45, outfielder for the 1895 Louisville Colonels of the National League.
- July 17 - Pat Scanlon, Canadian outfielder who played in 1884 with the Boston Reds of the Union Association.
- July 19 - Jiggs Donahue, 34, a standout at first base in the early years of the American League, and a key member of the 1906 White Sox that won their cross-town rival Cubs in the only all-Chicago World Series ever played.
- July 28 - John Greenig, 65, pitcher for the 1888 Washington Nationals of the National League.
- August 8 - John Gaffney, 58, the sport's first great umpire, officiating for twelve seasons in three leagues between 1884 and 1900; managed Washington team in 1886-87, and officiated in 1887-88-89 championship series, pioneering use of multiple umpires in games.
- August 14 - Chummy Gray, 40, pitcher who posted a 3-3 record and a 3.44 ERA for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1899.
- August 25 - Red Donahue, 40, pitcher who won 20 games three times with the Phillies and Browns and led the National League in complete games (1897), while collecting 164 career wins and a no-hitter (1898).
- September 3 - Charlie Householder, 59, first baseman/catcher who played in two Major League seasons, 1882 and 1884.
- September 15 - Frank Hough, 56, sports editor in Philadelphia who helped organize the Athletics American League franchise in 1901
- September 24 - Fred Roat, 45, National League third baseman for the Pittsburg Alleghenys (1890) and Chicago Colts (1892).
- October 8 - Elmer Cleveland, 51, third baseman who hit .255 in 80 games with four clubs in three different leagues between 1884 and 1891.
- October 13 - Mike Heydon, 39, catcher who played from 1898 through 1907 for the Senators, Cardinals, WhiteSox and Orioles.
- October 24 - Dan Shannon, 48, player and manager during his three-year career with the Colonels/Giants/Statesmen/Athletics from 1889 to 1891.
- November 15 - Monte McFarland, 41, pitcher who played for the National League Chicago Colts in 1895 and 1896.
- December 24 - Chief Sockalexis, 42, right fielder for the 1897-99 Cleveland Spiders, who was the first Native American to play in the major leagues.
- December 26 - Frank O'Connor, 46, pitcher for the 1893 Philadelphia Phillies.
- December 30 - Joe Neale, 47, American Association pitcher for the St. Louis Browns (1886-'87) and Louisville Colonels (1890-'91).