Minneapolis Millers - Compiled by Stew Thornley
1907 - American Association, 79-73, 3rd place - Standings, statistics, and notes follow game-by-game results
Manager: Mike Cantillon
Date Opponent Outcome Record Notes
W 4/17 at Indianapolis Indians L 0-4 0-1
Th 5/18 at Indianapolis L 0-3 0-2
F 5/19 at Indianapolis L 1-2 0-3
Sa 4/20 at Indianapolis L 3-4 0-4
Su 4/21 at Louisville Colonels L 1-3 0-5
M 4/22 at Louisville W 9-0 1-5
Tu 4/23 at Louisville, rain
W 4/24 at Louisville T 5-5 (11), darkness 1-5-1
Th 4/25 at Toledo Mud Hens, rain
F 4/26 at Toledo L 1-3 1-6
Sa 4/27 at Toledo L 4-11 1-7
Su 4/28 at Toledo W 7-5 2-7
M 4/29 at Columbus Senators L 4-5 (11) 2-8
Tu 4/30 at Columbus W 3-2 3-8
W 5/1 at Columbus L 1-2 3-9
Th 5/2 at Columbus L 4-15 3-10
Sa 5/4 Toledo, snow and rain
Su 5/5 Toledo* W 7-5 4-10 *at Minnehaha Driving Park.  Attendance listed as 10,000.
M 5/6 Toledo L 2-8 4-11
Tu 5/7 Columbus, blizzard
W 5/8 Columbus W 6-5 5-11
Th 5/9 Columbus W 1-0 6-11
F 5/10 Columbus W 5-3 7-11
Sa 5/11 Louisville W 4-0 8-11 Orville "Ole" Kilroy pitches 3-hitter.  John "Buck" Freeman hits his third homer in four games.
Su 5/12 Louisville* W 6-5 9-11 *at Minnehaha Driving Park.  Attendance - 11,312.
M 5/13 Louisville W 6-1 10-11
Tu 5/14 Indianapolis, rain and snow
W 5/15 Indianapolis W 3-1 11-11 Freeman homers again.
Th 5/16 Indianapolis W 3-2 12-11
F 5/17 Indianapolis L 3-10 12-12 Freeman homers.
Sa 5/18 at St. Paul Saints W 6-2 13-12
Su 5/19 St. Paul* W 6-5 14-12 *at Minnehaha Driving Park before 15,000 fans.
M 5/20 St. Paul W 10-6 15-12
Tu 5/21 at St. Paul L 2-10 15-13
W 5/22 at Milwaukee Brewers, rain
Th 5/23 at Milwaukee W 3-2 16-13
F 5/24 at Milwaukee, rain
Sa 5/25 Kansas City Blues, rain
Su 5/26 Kansas City* W 6-5 17-13 *at Minnehaha Driving Park.
M 5/27 Kansas City W 7-1 18-13
Tu 5/28 at St. Paul W 10-0 19-13
W 5/29 St. Paul W 13-4 20-13 Freeman homers.
Th 5/30 a.m. St. Paul L 1-2 20-14
Th 5/30 p.m. at St. Paul W 5-2 21-14
F 5/31 at Kansas City, rain
Sa 6/1 at Kansas City W 5-3 22-14
Su 6/2 at Kansas City L 2-4 22-15
M 5/3 at Kansas City W 3-2 23-15
Tu 6/4 at Toledo, rain
W 6/5 at Toledo, wet grounds
Th 6/6 at Toledo L 1-8 23-16
F 6/7 at Toledo L 2-5 23-17
Sa 6/8 at Columbus L 1-8 23-18
Su 6/9 at Columbus L 4-5 23-19
M 6/10 at Columbus W 5-3 24-19
Tu 6/11 at Columbus L 1-6 24-20
W 6/12 at Indianapolis, rain
Th 6/13-1 at Indianapolis L 0-5 24-21
Th 6/13-2 at Indianapolis W 4-3 25-21
F 6/14 at Indianapolis W 8-4 26-21
Sa 6/15 at Indianapolis W 4-3 27-21
Su 6/16-1 at Louisville L 3-5 27-22
Su 6/16-2 at Louisville L 3-13 27-23
M 6/17 at Louisville W 6-1 28-23
Tu 6/18 at Louisville W 5-4 29-23
W 6/19 at Louisville L 0-6 29-24
Th 6/20-1 at Milwaukee W 7-5 30-24
Th 6/20-2 at Milwaukee L 3-4 30-25
F 6/21 Milwaukee L 2-4 30-26
Sa 6/22 Milwaukee W 4-3 31-26
Su 6/23 Milwaukee, wet grounds* *Scheduled for Minnehaha Driving Park.
M 6/24 Kansas City W 5-4 32-26
Tu 6/25-1 Kansas City L 4-8 (10) 32-27
Tu 6/25-2 Kansas City W 4-3 33-27
W 6/26 Kansas City W 10-5 34-27
Th 6/27 Kansas City W 3-2 35-27
F 6/28 at Milwaukee W 11-10 36-27
Sa 6/29 at Milwaukee W 2-0 37-27
Su 6/30-1 at Milwaukee W 8-6 38-27
Su 6/30-2 at Milwaukee W 8-6 39-27
M 7-1 at Milwaukee L 5-7 39-28
Tu 7/2 St. Paul L 3-5 39-29
W 7/3 at St. Paul L 11-14 (10) 39-30
Th 7/4 a.m. St. Paul W 3-2 (5, rain) 40-30 Freeman homers.
Th 7/4 p.m. at St. Paul W 8-3 41-30
F 7/5 Milwaukee W 2-1 42-30
Sa 7/6 Milwaukee L 5-6 42-31
Su 7/7 Milwaukee* L 1-6 42-32 *at Minnehaha Driving Park.
M 7/8 Milwaukee L 1-9 42-33
Tu 7/9 Louisville W 8-7 43-33
W 7/10 Louisville W 11-3 44-33
Th 7/11 Louisville L 4-10 44-34
F 7/12 Louisville W 5-4 (10) 45-34 In third place, trail first-place Toledo by 5 games.
Sa 7/13 Toledo L 3-6 45-35
Su 7/14-1 Toledo* W 2-1 46-35 *at Minnehaha Driving Park.  Ole Kilroy pitches two complete games and wins both before 7,000 fans as the Millers move into second place.
Su 7/14-2 Toledo* W 9-2 47-35
M 7/15 Toledo W 2-1 48-35 John Freeman hits two home runs.
Tu 7/16 Toledo W 3-1 49-35 Millers now 2 games behind Toledo.
W 7/17 Columbus L 1-2 49-36
Th 7/18-1 Columbus W 2-1 50-36
Th 7/18-2 Columbus L 2-8 50-37
F 7/19 Columbus L 3-4 50-38 John "Buck" Freeman and Jerry "Buck" Freeman both homer for the Millers.
Sa 7/20 Columbus L 0-5 50-39
Su 7/21-1 Indianapolis* W 3-1 51-39 *at Minnehaha Driving Park.
Su 7/21-2 Indianapolis, rain*
M 7/22 Indianapolis L 6-8 51-40
Tu 7/23 Indianapolis W 4-3 52-40 John Freeman homers.
W 7/24 Indianapolis L 0-4 52-41
Th 7/25 at St. Paul W 7-6 53-41
F 7/26 St. Paul L 3-5 53-42
Sa 7/27 St. Paul W 5-4 54-42
Su 7/28 at St. Paul L 1-5 54-43
M 7/29 at Kansas City W 4-3 55-43
Tu 7/30-1 at Kansas City W 2-0 56-43
Tu 7/30-2 at Kansas City W 4-3 (8) 57-43 Game was scheduled for 7 innings.
W 7/31 at Kansas City L 2-7 57-44 John Freeman homers.
Th 8/1 at Toledo L 1-3 (6, rain) 57-45
F 8/2-1 at Toledo W 13-3 58-45
F 8/2-2 at Toledo L 2-9 58-46
Sa 8/3-1 at Toledo L 3-16 58-47
Sa 8/3-2 at Toledo L 3-7 58-48
Su 8/4 at Columbus L 2-9 58-49
M 8/5 at Columbus, rain
Tu 8/6-1 at Columbus L 2-6 58-50
Tu 8/6-2 at Columbus L 0-7 58-51
W 8/7-1 at Louisville L 0-10 58-52
W 8/7-2 at Louisville L 1-3 58-53
Th 8/8 at Louisville W 11-6 59-53
F 8/9 at Louisville L 0-3 59-54
Sa 8/10-1 at Indianapolis W 6-2 60-54
Sa 8/10-2 at Indianapolis L 2-3 60-55
M 8/12 at Indianapolis W 6-2 61-55
W 8/14 Toledo W 5-4 62-55 Millers score 2 in the ninth after the first two batters were retired.  Sandow Mertes, who had homered in the game, singles in the winning run.
Th 8/15 Toledo L 2-11 62-56 Mike Cantillon is suspended for 5 games for his argument with umpire Steve Kane the day before.
F 8/16 Toledo W 2-1 (12) 63-56
Sa 8/17 Toledo W 4-3 64-56
Su 8/18 Columbus* L 1-6 64-57
M 8/19 Columbus W 8-3 65-57
Tu 8/19 Columbus L 5-8 65-58
W 8/21 Indianapolis L 0-1 65-59
Th 8/22 Indianapolis L 1-5 65-50
F 8/23 Indianapolis L 4-5 65-61 John Freeman homers.
Sa 8/24 Louisville W 14-1 66-61
Su 8/25 Louisville* L 2-7 66-62 *at Minnehaha Driving Park.
M 8/26 Louisville, rain and wet grounds
Tu 8/27-1 Louisville W 3-2 67-62 Jim "Buck #3" Freeman strikes out 11.
Tu 8/27-2 Louisville W 1-0 (7, by agreement) 68-62
W 8/28 St. Paul L 2-6 68-63
Th 8/29 at St. Paul L 2-3 (12) 68-64
F 8/30 St. Paul W 5-4 69-64
Sa 8/31 at Kansas City, postponed Neither team made it to Kansas City in time for the game.
Su 9/1-1 at Kansas City W 6-4 70-64
Su 9/1-2 at Kansas City L 4-5 70-65
M 9/2-1 at Kansas City W 3-0 71-65 Kilroy pitches two complete games.
M 9/2-2 at Kansas City L 6-7 (6, by agreement) 71-66
Tu 9/3 at Milwaukee L 1-2 71-67
W 9/4 at Milwaukee, wet grounds
Th 9/5-1 at Milwaukee L 1-3 71-68
Th 9/5-2 at Milwaukee W 7-2 72-68
F 9/6 Kansas City W 8-6 73-68
Sa 9/7 Kansas City L 2-7 73-69
Su 9/8-1 Kansas City* L 1-2 73-70 *at Minnehaha Driving Park.
Su 9/8-2 Kansas City* W 5-2 74-70
Tu 9/10 Milwaukee L 3-7 74-71
W 9/11 Milwaukee W 6-3 75-71
Th 9/12-1 Milwaukee L 6-8 75-72
Th 9/12-2 Milwaukee W 2-1 76-72
F 9/13 Milwaukee L 2-5 76-73 Jim "Buck #3" Freeman strikes out 11.
Sa 9/14 at St. Paul, rain
Su 9/15-1 at St. Paul W 5-1 77-73
Su 9/15-2 at St. Paul W 2-1 78-73 John Freeman homers.  Millers clinch third place.
M 9/16 St. Paul W 6-4 79-73 58-minute gametime.
W L Manager
Columbus 90 64 Bill Clymer
Toledo 88 65 Bill Armour
Minneapolis 79 73 Mike Cantillon
Kansas City 78 76 Jimmy Burke
Louisville 77 77 Richard Cooley
Indianapolis 73 80 C. C. "Charlie" Carr
Milwaukee 71 83 Jack Doyle
St. Paul 58 96 Ed Ashenbach
Statistics
Player Games Batting Average Home Runs Position
Jerry “Buck” Freeman 153 .362 4 1b
John “Buck” Freeman 142 .335 18 rf
Tip O’Neill 146 .286 1 cf
Sandow Mertes 115 .280 5 of
Ed “Battleship” Gremminger 147 .261 3 3b
Jay “Babe” Towne 26 .245 0 c
Andy Oyler 133 .237 0 ss
George “Peaches” Graham 103 .228 0 c-rf
John Grover “Nig” Perrine 70 .212 0 of-2b
Fritz Buelow 25 .205 0 c
Gus Dundon 127 .191 1 2b
Owen Shannon 41 .121 0 c
Pitcher G IP W L
Orville “Ole” Kilroy 35 269 19 10
Forrest “Frosty” Thomas 31 241 14 16
Lou Manske 25 157 12 6
Jim “Buck No. 3” Freeman 35 247 12 14
Gene Ford 31 232 12 15
Other players: Jimmie Hart, lf; Andreas, lf; Cassius Cadwallader, p; Oscar Graham, p; Gus Edmonson, p; Jeff Clark, p.
John "Buck" Freeman led the American Association with 18 home runs and 38 doubles.  Minneapolis led the league with 32 home runs.