|1903 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||April 16 – October 13, 1903|
|AL champions||Boston Americans|
|AL runners-up||Philadelphia Athletics|
|NL champions||Pittsburgh Pirates|
|NL runners-up||New York Giants|
The 1903 Major League Baseball season, saw the relocation of the original Baltimore Orioles to New York City, and become the Highlanders, the last relocation in MLB until 1953, when the Boston Braves moved to Milwaukee, along with the playing of the first modern World Series with the Boston Americans defeating the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Major league baseball final standings
|4th||New York Highlanders||72||62||.537||17.0|
|6th||St. Louis Browns||65||74||.468||26.5|
|7th||Chicago White Stockings||60||77||.438||30.5|
|2nd||New York Giants||84||55||.604||6.5|
|8th||St. Louis Cardinals||43||94||.314||46.5|
|1||Pittsburgh Pirates – 7, Boston Americans – 3||October 1||Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds||16,242|
|2||Pittsburgh Pirates – 0, Boston Americans – 3||October 2||Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds||9,415|
|3||Pittsburgh Pirates – 4, Boston Americans – 2||October 3||Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds||18,801|
|4||Boston Americans – 4, Pittsburgh Pirates – 5||October 6||Exposition Park III||7,600|
|5||Boston Americans – 11, Pittsburgh Pirates – 2||October 7||Exposition Park III||12,322|
|6||Boston Americans – 6, Pittsburgh Pirates – 3||October 8||Exposition Park III||11,556|
|7||Boston Americans – 7, Pittsburgh Pirates – 3||October 10||Exposition Park III||17,038|
|8||Pittsburgh Pirates – 0, Boston Americans – 3||October 13||Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds||7,455|
"Battle of Ohio"
Note: AB = At bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; BB = Walks; SO = Strike outs; SB = Stolen bases; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; CG = Complete games; SH = Shutouts; IP = Innings pitched; K = Strike outs
|AB – 579||Patsy Dougherty||Americans|
|R – 101||Patsy Dougherty||Americans|
|H – 184||Patsy Dougherty||Americans|
|2B – 45||Socks Seybold||Athletics|
|3B – 25||Sam Crawford||Tigers|
|HR – 13||Buck Freeman||Americans|
|RBI – 104||Buck Freeman||Americans|
|BB – 70||Jimmy Barrett||Tigers|
|SO – 0||Buck Freeman||Americans|
|SB – 40||Harry Bay||Naps|
|W – 28||Cy Young||Americans|
|L – 22||Patsy Flaherty||White Sox|
|ERA – 1.74||Earl Moore||Naps|
|CG – 34||William Edward Donovan, Cy Young, Rube Waddell||Tigers, Americans, Athletics|
|SH – 7||Cy Young||Americans|
|IP – 341.2||Cy Young||Americans|
|K – 187||Rube Waddell||Athletics|
- August 1 – Joe McGinnity becomes the first pitcher to win two complete games on one day, with 4–1 and 5–2 victories for the New York Giants over the Boston Beaneaters in a doubleheader.
- "History of the World Series – 1903". SportingNews.com. Archived from the original on August 13, 2006. Retrieved September 3, 2006.
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- 1903 in baseball history from ThisGreatGame.com
- 1903 Major League Baseball season schedule at Baseball Reference
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