1908 Cleveland Naps

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1908 Cleveland Naps / Franchise: Cleveland Indians / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 90-64, Finished 2nd in American League (1908 AL)

Managed by Nap Lajoie

Ballpark: League Park I (Cleveland)

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

Standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Detroit Tigers 90 63 .588 --
Cleveland Naps 90 64 .584 ½
Chicago White Sox 88 64 .579
St. Louis Browns 83 69 .546
Boston Red Sox 75 79 .487 15½
Philadelphia Athletics 68 85 .444 22
Washington Senators 67 85 .441 22½
New York Highlanders 51 103 .331 39½

Further Reading[edit]

  • Charles C. Alexander: The Half-Game Pennant of 1908: Four Teams Chase Victory in the American League, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2018. ISBN 978-1-4766-6506-1
  • Cait Murphy: Crazy '08: How a cast of cranks, rogues, boneheads and magnates created the greatest year in baseball history, Smithsonian Books, Washington, DC, 2007.
  • Stew Thornley: "Regular Season Showdowns", Baseball Research Journal, SABR, Vol. 47, Nr. 1 (spring 2018), pp. 85-90.