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1904 Boston Americans season


1904 Boston Americans season

The 1904 Boston Americans season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Americans finishing 1st in the American League with a record of 95 wins and 59 losses. They were set to play the New York Giants in the World Series but the Giants refused to play.

The team was managed by Jimmy Collins and played its home games at Huntington Avenue Grounds.

Regular season

Season standings

Opening Day lineup

Patsy Dougherty LF
Jimmy Collins 3B
Chick Stahl CF
Buck Freeman RF
Freddy Parent SS
Candy LaChance 1B
Hobe Ferris 2B
Lou Criger C
Cy Young P


1904 Boston Americans
Pitchers Catchers


Outfielders Manager

Player stats


Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Criger, LouLou Criger 98 299 63 .11 2 34
1B LaChance, CandyCandy LaChance 157 573 130 .227 1 47
2B Ferris, HobeHobe Ferris 156 563 120 .213 3 63
SS Parent, FreddyFreddy Parent 155 591 172 .291 6 77
3B Collins, JimmyJimmy Collins 156 631 171 .271 3 67
OF Freeman, BuckBuck Freeman 157 597 167 .280 7 84
OF Selbach, KipKip Selbach 98 376 97 .258 0 30
OF Stahl, ChickChick Stahl 157 587 170 .290 3 67

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Dougherty, PatsyPatsy Dougherty 49 195 53 .272 0 4


Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Young, CyCy Young 43 380 26 16 1.97 200
Dinneen, BillBill Dinneen 37 335 23 14 2.20 153
Gibson, NorwoodNorwood Gibson 33 273 17 14 2.21 112



  • 1904 Boston Americans team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1904 Boston Americans season at
Preceded by
Boston Americans
American League Champions
Boston Americans

Succeeded by
Philadelphia Athletics

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