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The 1908 Major League Baseball season. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers 4–1 to win the World Series.

1908 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 14 – October 14, 1908
Pennant Winners
AL championsDetroit Tigers
  AL runners-upCleveland Naps
NL championsChicago Cubs
  NL runners-upNew York Giants
World Series
ChampionsChicago Cubs
  Runners-upDetroit Tigers
MLB seasons

Contents

Statistical leadersEdit

Major league baseball final standingsEdit

American League final standingsEdit

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Detroit Tigers 90 63 .588
Cleveland Naps 90 64 .584 0.5
Chicago White Sox 88 64 .579 1.5
St. Louis Browns 83 69 .546 6.5
Boston Red Sox 75 79 .487 15.5
Philadelphia Athletics 68 85 .444 22.0
Washington Senators 67 85 .441 22.5
New York Highlanders 51 103 .331 39.5

National League final standingsEdit

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Chicago Cubs 99 55 .643
New York Giants 98 56 .636 1.0
Pittsburgh Pirates 98 56 .636 1.0
Philadelphia Phillies 83 71 .539 16.0
Cincinnati Reds 73 81 .474 26.0
Boston Doves 63 91 .409 36.0
Brooklyn Superbas 53 101 .344 46.0
St. Louis Cardinals 49 105 .318 50.0

1908 World SeriesEdit

EventsEdit

ManagersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. p. 352. ISBN 9781402742736.
  2. ^ "Runs Scored – Season Records". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved June 6, 2012.

BibliographyEdit

  • Anderson, David W. (2000). More Than Merkle: A History of the Best and Most Exciting Baseball Season in Human History. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press. ISBN 0-8032-1056-6.
  • Fleming, G.H. (1981). The Unforgettable Season: The Most Exciting & Calamitous Pennant Race of All Time. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston. ISBN 0-03-056221-X.
  • Murphy, Cait. (2007). Crazy '08: How a Cast of Cranks, Rogues, Boneheads, and Magnates Created the Greatest Year in Baseball History. New York: Harper Collins/Smithsonian Books. ISBN 0-06-088937-3.

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