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1904 in baseball

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1904 in baseball

The following are the baseball events of the year 1904 throughout the world.

Contents

Champions

  • American League: Boston Americans
  • National League: New York Giants
  • World Series: New York (NL) declined challenge by Boston (AL)

    May

  • May 5 – Cy Young pitches a perfect game, as the Boston Americans defeat the Philadelphia Athletics, 3–0. This is considered the first perfect game in the modern era.
  • June

  • June 11 – Chicago Cubs pitcher Bob Wicker pitches nine innings without allowing a hit. He surrenders a hit in the 10th inning, but it would be the only hit he allows in the game. The Cubs would go on the beat the New York Giants, 1–0, in 12 innings.
  • June 20 - Duff Cooley of the Boston Beaneaters hits for the cycle in the second game of a doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies in a 9-0 Boston victory.
  • June 23 – Kip Selbach of the Washington Senators ties a record by committing 3 errors from the outfield in one inning.
  • August

  • August 17 – Boston Americans pitcher Jesse Tannehill tosses a no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox in a 6–0 Boston win.
  • October

  • October 4 – New York Giants outfielder Sam Mertes hits for the cycle in a 7-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • The World Series was cancelled when New York Giants owner, John T. Brush, refused to play Boston. Highlanders P Jack Chesbro throws a pennant-losing wild pitch at home against Boston.

    January

  • January 1 – Ethan Allen
  • January 3 – Bill Cissell
  • January 7 – Clay Roe
  • January 10 - Lou Dials
  • January 13 – Bunny Hearn
  • January 16 – Jo-Jo Morrissey
  • January 18 – Len Koenecke
  • January 19 – Jimmy Boyle
  • January 20 – Denny Sothern
  • January 22 – John Milligan
  • January 24 – Neal Finn
  • January 26 – George Blaeholder
  • January 28 – Dutch Hoffman
  • January 29 – Ray Hayworth
  • February

  • February 7 – Andy Reese
  • February 9 – Roy Mahaffey
  • February 10 – Hal Anderson
  • February 13 – Cecil Bolton
  • February 13 – Charlie Fitzberger
  • February 15 – Oscar Estrada
  • February 27 – Chick Fullis
  • February 27 – Bud Teachout
  • February 29 – Pepper Martin
  • March

  • March 5 – Lou Rosenberg
  • March 16 – Buddy Myer
  • March 21 – Frank Sigafoos
  • March 21 – Red Rollings
  • March 22 – Bob Elson
  • March 30 – Ripper Collins
  • March 31 – Sam Dailey
  • March 31 – Red Rollings
  • April

  • April 1 – Jack Cummings
  • April 9 – Guy Cantrell
  • April 9 – Fred Frankhouse
  • April 11 – Dutch Ussat
  • April 30 – Neal Baker
  • April 30 – Tony Murray
  • May

  • May 9 – Paul Hinson
  • May 9 – Brad Springer
  • May 16 – Abe White
  • May 18 – Red Smith
  • May 20 – Pete Appleton
  • May 22 – Ed Morgan
  • May 25 – Buz Phillips
  • May 26 – Frank Ragland
  • May 26 – Bill Shores
  • June

  • June 4 – Lefty Atkinson
  • June 13 – John O'Connell
  • June 15 – Ed Pipgras
  • June 15 – Pid Purdy
  • June 15 – Hank Winston
  • June 7 – Dusty Boggess
  • June 12 – Bill Foster
  • June 24 – Bobby Reeves
  • July–September

  • July 2 – Pete Susko
  • July 3 – Luke Hamlin
  • July 4 – Ed Cotter
  • July 24 – Mel Ingram
  • July 5 – Bump Hadley
  • July 9 – Art Daney
  • July 14 – Max West
  • July 15 – Ray Wolf
  • July 18 – Marty Karow
  • July 19 – Mark Koenig
  • August

  • August 5 – Vic Frazier
  • August 6 – Herb Cobb
  • August 14 – Les Cox
  • August 17 – Augie Walsh
  • September

  • September 4 – Bud Morse
  • September 6 – Willie Underhill
  • September 10 – Arlie Tarbert
  • September 16 – Edgar Barnhart
  • September 25 – Paul Hopkins
  • September 26 – Jess Cortazzo
  • September 30 – Johnny Allen
  • October

  • October 2 – Tom Angley
  • October 5 – Sam West
  • October 7 – Chuck Klein
  • October 9 – Gordon Slade
  • October 13 – Howie Carter
  • October 15 – Bill Lewis
  • October 16 – Boom-Boom Beck
  • October 24 – Harry Smythe
  • October 25 – Andy Cohen
  • October 26 – Monk Sherlock
  • October 27 – Frank Bennett
  • October 28 – Liz Funk
  • October 28 – Joe O'Rourke
  • October 31 – Allyn Stout
  • November

  • November 1 – Johnny Burnett
  • November 4 – Earl Mattingly
  • November 5 – Ollie Sax
  • November 15 – George Cox
  • November 16 – Mike Smith
  • November 19 – Elmer Tutwiler
  • November 24 – Billy Rogell
  • December

  • December 5 – Ray Fitzgerald
  • December 12 – Ray Boggs
  • December 13 – Bill Windle
  • December 16 – Joe Berry
  • December 20 – Spud Davis
  • December 23 – Howie Williamson
  • December 25 – Bill Akers
  • December 25 – Lloyd Brown
  • December 25 – Bill Sweeney
  • December 27 – John Shea
  • Deaths

  • January 1 – George Radbourn, 47, pitcher who played briefly for the 1883 Detroit Wolverines.
  • January 31 – Dan Mahoney, 39, catcher and first baseman for the 1892 Cincinnati Reds and 1894 Washington Senators.
  • March 22 – Art McCoy, 39, second baseman who played in two games with the 1889 Washington Nationals.
  • March 25 – Harry Arundel, 49, pitcher who played with the Brooklyn Atlantics (1875), Pittsburgh Alleghenys (1892) and Providence Grays (1884).
  • March 28 – George Seward, 53 [?], outfielder who played in part of three seasons for the St. Louis Brown Stockings (1875, 1882) and New York Mutuals (1876).
  • April 11 – Shorty Fuller, 36, shortstop for the Washington Nationals, St. Louis Brown Stockings and New York Giants from 1888 to 1896, who scored more than 100 runs in the 1890 and 1891 seasons.
  • April 18 – Charlie Ziegler, 29, infielder for the 1889 Cleveland Spiders and 1900 Philadelphia Phillies.
  • April 20 – John Galvin, 61, second baseman for the 1872 Brooklyn Atlantics.
  • April 20 – Gus McGinnis, 33, pitcher and outfielder who played with the Chicago Colts and Philadelphia Phillies in 1he 1893 season.
  • April 27 – Bobby Cargo, 33, shortstop for the 1892 Pittsburg Pirates.
  • May 4 – Frank Quinlan, 35, catcher and outfielder who appeared in two games for the 1891 Boston Reds.
  • May 25 – John Hayes, 49, outfielder who hit .143 in five games for the 1876 New York Mutuals.
  • June 3 – Bill Pfann, 41 [?], pitcher for the 1884 Cincinnati Reds.
  • June 6 – Chippy McGarr, 41, third baseman who hit .269 in 827 games for several teams over the course of 10 seasons from 1884 to 1896.
  • June 19 – Marshall Quinton, 52, catcher who played from 1884 to 1885 for the Richmond Virginians and Philadelphia Athletics teams of the American Association.
  • July 24 – Ernie Mason, 34 [?], pitcher and outfielder for the 1894 St. Louis Browns of the National League.
  • August 22 – Charlie Dewald, 36, pitcher for the 1890 Cleveland Infants.
  • September 20 – Jack Neagle, 46, pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Quakers, Baltimore Orioles and Pittsburg Alleghenys from 1879 to 1884.
  • October 16 – Mike Slattery, 37, center fielder who hit .251 in five seasons and was a member of the New York Giants World Champion teams of 1888 and 1889.
  • October 28 – Sam Field, 56, catcher who hit .146 for three different teams between 1875 and 1876.
  • November 2 – Henry Austin, 60, outfielder and a .243 batter in 23 games for the 1873 Elizabeth Resolutes.
  • November 4 – Charlie Reilley, 47 [?], catcher who hit .210 from 1879 through 1884 for the Troy Trojans, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Wolverines, Worcester Ruby Legs and Boston Reds.
  • November 4 – Jim Shanley, 50, outfielder who played two games for the 1876 New York Mutuals.
  • November 7 – Fred Carroll, 40, catcher and outfielder from 1884 to 1891, who hit a career .284 average in 754 games with the Columbus Buckeyes and for the Pittsburgh teams Alleghenys, Burghers and Pirates.
  • November 20 – Dell Darling, 42, catcher and a career .240 hitter for three teams of three different leagues from 1887 to 1891.
  • December 13 – Bob Murphy, 37, pitcher who posted a 4–9 record for the New York Giants and Brooklyn Gladiators during the 1890 season.
  • December 18 – John Clapp, 53, catcher and manager for several teams from 1872 through 1883, who hit a career .283 average in 588 games, including three .300 seasons.
  • References

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