World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

1907 In Baseball

Article Id: WHEBN0004470786
Reproduction Date:

Title: 1907 In Baseball  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Tris Speaker, Boston Red Sox, Macon Peaches, Matty Fitzgerald, Roy Patterson
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

1907 In Baseball

The following are the baseball events of the year 1907 throughout the world.


Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Ty Cobb .350 Honus Wagner .350
HR Dave Brain 13 Harry Lumley 9
Wins Addie Joss &
Doc White
27 Christy Mathewson 24
ERA Ed Walsh 1.60 Jack Pfiester 1.15

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

National League final standings


  • September 20 - One week after recording a shutout in his major league debut, Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Nick Maddox hurled a no-hitter against the Brooklyn Superbas in a 2–1 Pirates win. At the age of 20 years and ten months, Maddox becomes (and still is) the youngest pitcher to throw a no-hitter in major league history.
  • September 25 - Honus Wagner steals four bases, including second base, third base and home plate in the second inning against the New York Giants. Not to be outdone, his teammate Fred Clarke also swipes four bases for the only time in his career.
  • October 12 - In Game 5 of the World Series the Chicago Cubs would win their first World Championship by defeating the Detroit Tigers, 2–0. The Cubs would take the final four games of the series after Game 1 was declared a tie due to darkness with the score knotted at 3–3 in the 12th inning.
















  • January 16 - Jake Evans, 50, right fielder who played from 1879 through 1885 with four National League teams
  • March 12 - Pat Hynes, 23, outfielder for the St. Louis Browns/Cardinals from 1903 to 1904
  • March 28 - Chick Stahl, 34, outfielder for Boston teams in the NL and AL, and manager of the Red Sox since August, who batted .305 lifetime; had three triples in 1903 World Series, and led AL in triples in 1904
  • March 29 - Cozy Dolan, 34, right fielder who hit .269 in 830 games for five teams from 1895 to 1906


  • May 6 - Frank Selman, 55[?], utility player from 1871b through 1875 for five teams of the National Association
  • June 20 - Ezra Sutton, 56, third baseman for Boston who led the National League in hits in 1884, was fifth player to collect 1000 hits, and batted .300 three times in the National Association and four times in the National League


  • August 14 - Scott Hastings, 60, catcher/outfielder/manager for seven seasons from 1871 to 1877


  • October 28 - Ted Kennedy, 42, pitcher for the Chicago White Stockings (1885) and Louisville Colonels (1886)
  • November 26 - Eddie Burke, 41, outfielder for the Phillies/Alleghenys/Brewers/Giants from 1890 to 1895, who topped the National League in games played (135) and times hit by pitches (25) in 1893

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.