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The following are the baseball events of the year 1909 throughout the world.  

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ChampionsEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

MLB Statistical LeadersEdit

American League National League
AVG Ty Cobb DET .377 Honus Wagner PIT .339
HR Ty Cobb DET 9 Red Murray NYG 7
RBIs Ty Cobb DET 107 Honus Wagner PIT 100
Wins George Mullin DET 29 Mordecai Brown CHC 27
ERA Harry Krause PHA 1.39 Christy Mathewson NYG 1.14
Ks Frank Smith CWS 177 Orval Overall CHC 205

Major League Baseball final standingsEdit

American League final standingsEdit

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Detroit Tigers 98 54 .645 --
Philadelphia Athletics 95 58 .621 3.5
Boston Red Sox 88 63 .583 9.5
Chicago White Sox 78 74 .513 20
New York Highlanders 74 77 .490 23.5
Cleveland Naps 71 82 .464 27.5
St. Louis Browns 61 89 .407 36
Washington Senators 42 110 .276 56

National League final standingsEdit

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Pittsburgh Pirates 110 42 .724 --
Chicago Cubs 104 49 .680 6.5
New York Giants 92 61 .601 18.5
Cincinnati Reds 77 76 .503 33.5
Philadelphia Phillies 74 79 .484 36.5
Brooklyn Superbas 55 98 .359 55.5
St. Louis Cardinals 54 98 .355 56
Boston Rustlers 45 108 .294 65.6

EventsEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

  • February 4 - John Clarkson, 47, Hall of Fame pitcher for Chicago, Boston and Cleveland who won over 325 games, then an NL record, with six 30-win seasons including 53 in 1885; pitched 1885 no-hitter, led NL in innings four times and in strikeouts, games and complete games three times each. Rated by many as top 19th century pitcher.
  • April 6 - Doggie Miller, 44, catcher for Pittsburgh from 1884 to 1893 who scored 80 runs five times, batted .339 for 1894 St. Louis Browns
  • July 5 - Frank Selee, 49, Hall of Fame manager who guided Boston to five pennants (1891-93, 1895-96), later built foundation of championship Cubs teams; .607 winning percentage was highest among managers of 1500 games, 1284 victories ranked second all-time upon retirement
  • September 17 - Herman Long, 43, shortstop for the Boston Beaneaters who batted .300 four times, led NL in runs in 1893 and home runs in 1900; set career marks for putouts and total chances, led league in double plays three times and in putouts and fielding average twice each

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