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1904 Major League Baseball season

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1904 Major League Baseball season

This article is about the 1904 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1904 in baseball.

The 1904 Major League Baseball season. No World Series was held this season. The St. Louis Browns played eleven consecutive games against the Detroit Tigers at Bennett Park in Detroit — the longest regular season homestand in Major League history.[1]

Final standings

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Boston Americans 95 59 .617     –
2nd New York Highlanders 92 59 .609 1.5
3rd Chicago White Sox 89 65 .578 6.0
4th Cleveland Naps 86 65 .570 7.5
5th Philadelphia Athletics 81 70 .536 12.5
6th St. Louis Browns 65 87 .428 29.0
7th Detroit Tigers 62 90 .408 32.0
8th Washington Senators 38 113 .252 55.5
National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st New York Giants 106 47 .693     –
2nd Chicago Cubs 93 60 .608  13.0
3rd Cincinnati Reds 88 65 .575  18.0
4th Pittsburgh Pirates 87 66 .569 19.0
5th St. Louis Cardinals 75 79 .487 31.5
6th Brooklyn Superbas 56 97 .366 50.0
7th Boston Beaneaters 55 98 .359 51.0
8th Philadelphia Phillies 52 100 .314 53.5

League leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Nap Lajoie .376 Honus Wagner .349
HR Harry Davis 10 Harry Lumley 9
RBI Nap Lajoie 102 Bill Dahlen 80
Wins Jack Chesbro 41 Joe McGinnity 35
ERA Addie Joss 1.59 Joe McGinnity 1.61

No Hitters

  • May 5 – Cy young
  • June 11 – Bob witch
  • August 17 – Jesse tann


No postseason was held this year.



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