1913 Major League Baseball season
The 1913 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 9 to October 11, 1913. The New York Giants and Philadelphia Athletics were the regular season champions of the National League and American League, respectively. The Athletics then defeated the Giants in the World Series, four games to one.
|1913 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||April 9 – October 11, 1913|
|Number of games||154|
|Number of teams||16|
|Season MVP||AL: Walter Johnson (WSH)|
NL: Jake Daubert (BKN)
|AL champions||Philadelphia Athletics|
|AL runners-up||Boston Red Sox|
|NL champions||New York Giants|
|NL runners-up||Philadelphia Phillies|
|Runners-up||New York Giants|
This was the third of four seasons that the Chalmers Award, a precursor to the Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award (introduced in 1931), was given to a player in each league.
Awards and honorsEdit
|American League||National League|
|AVG||Ty Cobb||DET||.390||Jake Daubert||BKN||.350|
|HR||Home Run Baker||PHA||12||Gavvy Cravath||PHP||19|
|RBI||Home Run Baker||PHA||117||Gavvy Cravath||PHP||128|
|Wins||Walter Johnson||WSH||36||Tom Seaton||PHP||27|
|ERA||Walter Johnson||WSH||1.14||Christy Mathewson||NYG||2.06|
|SO||Walter Johnson||WSH||243||Tom Seaton||PHP||168|
|SV||Chief Bender||PHA||13||Larry Cheney||CHC||11|
|SB||Clyde Milan||WSH||75||Max Carey||PIT||61|
|NL||New York Giants||1|
- May 30 – Harry Hooper of the Boston Red Sox becomes the first player to hit a home run as the lead-off hitter in both games of a doubleheader, against the Washington Senators.
- October 4 – Against the Boston Red Sox, the Washington Senators use eight pitchers including infielder Germany Schaefer, catcher Eddie Ainsmith, outfielder Joe Gedeon and manager Clark Griffith. Despite the use of these non-pitchers, the Senators win the game 10–9.
- 1913 Major League Baseball season schedule at Baseball Reference Fetched January 14, 2018
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