1907 Pittsburgh Pirates season

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1907 Pittsburgh Pirates
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Owner(s) Barney Dreyfuss
Manager(s) Fred Clarke
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The 1907 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 26th season for the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise.[2] It involved the Pirates finishing second in the National League.

The offense was led by Tommy Leach and Hall of Famers Honus Wagner and Fred Clarke. Wagner led the NL in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and stolen bases. The Pirates scored the most runs of any team.

Regular season[edit]

1907 Pittsburgh Pirates.jpg

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 107 45 0.704 54–19 53–26
Pittsburgh Pirates 91 63 0.591 17 47–29 44–34
Philadelphia Phillies 83 64 0.565 21½ 45–30 38–34
New York Giants 82 71 0.536 25½ 45–30 37–41
Brooklyn Superbas 65 83 0.439 40 37–38 28–45
Cincinnati Reds 66 87 0.431 41½ 43–36 23–51
Boston Doves 58 90 0.392 47 31–42 27–48
St. Louis Cardinals 52 101 0.340 55½ 31–47 21–54


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1907 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 12–7–2 5–17 9–13 9–13 8–11–1 9–13–1 6–16
Brooklyn 7–12–2 5–15–1 15–7–1 10–12–1 8–13 6–16 14–8
Chicago 17–5 15–5–1 17–5 16–6 14–8 12–10–1 16–6–1
Cincinnati 13–9 7–15–1 5–17 9–13–1 8–13 10–12–1 14–8
New York 13–9 12–10–1 6–16 13–9–1 11–10 10–12 17–5
Philadelphia 11–8–1 13–8 8–14 13–8 10–11 14–8 14–7–1
Pittsburgh 13–9–1 16–6 10–12–1 12–10–1 12–10 8–14 20–2
St. Louis 16–6 8–14 6–16–1 8–14 5–17 7–14–1 2–20


Opening Day lineup[edit]

Roster[edit]

1907 Pittsburgh Pirates
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 George Gibson 113 382 84 .220 3 35
1B Jim Nealon 105 381 98 .257 0 47
2B Ed Abbaticchio 147 496 130 .262 2 82
3B Alan Storke 112 357 92 .258 1 39
SS Honus Wagner 142 515 180 .350 6 82
OF Tommy Leach 149 547 166 .303 4 43
OF Fred Clarke 148 501 145 .289 2 59
OF Goat Anderson 127 413 85 .206 1 12

Other batters[edit]

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
Bill Hallman 94 302 67 .222 0 15
Tommy Sheehan 75 226 62 .274 0 25
Ed Phelps 43 113 24 .212 0 12
Harry Swacina 26 95 19 .200 0 10
Otis Clymer 22 66 15 .227 0 4
Danny Moeller 11 42 12 .286 0 3
Harry Smith 18 38 10 .263 0 1
Bill McKechnie 3 8 1 .125 0 0
Harl Maggert 3 6 0 .000 0 0
Billy Kelsey 2 5 2 .400 0 0
Marc Campbell 2 4 1 .250 0 1

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Vic Willis 39 292.2 21 11 2.34 107
Lefty Leifield 40 286 20 16 2.33 112
Sam Leever 31 216.2 14 9 1.66 65
Deacon Phillippe 35 214 14 11 2.61 61
Nick Maddox 6 54 5 1 0.83 38
Babe Adams 4 22 0 2 6.95 11

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Howie Camnitz 31 180 13 8 2.15 85
Bill Duggleby 9 40.1 2 2 2.68 4
Mike Lynch 7 36 2 2 2.25 9
Bill Otey 3 16.1 0 1 4.41 5

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
King Brady 1 0 0 0 0.00 0
Harry Wolter 1 0 0 0 4.50 0
Connie Walsh 1 0 0 0 9.00 0

Awards and honors[edit]

League top five finishers[edit]

League leaders in bold

References[edit]

  1. ^ From 1882-1906, the team played in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, which became annexed by Pittsburgh as the North Shore in 1907.
  2. ^ In the late 1800s and early 1900s, the name of Pittsburgh was often spelled without the 'h'.