1901 Chicago Orphans season

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1901 Chicago Orphans
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Other information
Owner(s) Albert Spalding
Manager(s) Tom Loftus
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The 1901 Chicago Orphans season was the 29th season of the Chicago Orphans franchise, the 26th in the National League and the 9th at West Side Park. The Orphans finished sixth in the National League with a record of 53–86.

Regular season[edit]

  • On June 20, 1901, Jack Taylor threw a complete game. This was the first of a major league record 187 consecutive complete games that he would pitch, a streak stretching well into the 1906 season.[1]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 49 0.647 45–24 45–25
Philadelphia Phillies 83 57 0.593 46–23 37–34
Brooklyn Superbas 79 57 0.581 43–25 36–32
St. Louis Cardinals 76 64 0.543 14½ 40–31 36–33
Boston Beaneaters 69 69 0.500 20½ 41–29 28–40
Chicago Orphans 53 86 0.381 37 30–39 23–47
New York Giants 52 85 0.380 37 30–38 22–47
Cincinnati Reds 52 87 0.374 38 27–43 25–44


Roster[edit]

1901 Chicago Orphans
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
1B Doyle, JackJack Doyle 75 285 66 .232 0 39

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Menefee, JockJock Menefee 48 152 39 .257 0 13
Hoffman, LarryLarry Hoffman 6 22 7 .318 0 6

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Hughes, TomTom Hughes 37 308.1 10 23 3.24 225
Taylor, JackJack Taylor 33 275.2 13 19 3.36 68
Waddell, RubeRube Waddell 29 243.2 14 14 2.81 168
Eason, MalMal Eason 27 220.2 8 17 3.59 68
Menefee, JockJock Menefee 21 182.1 8 12 3.80 55
Cunningham, BertBert Cunningham 1 9 0 1 5.00 2

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Ferguson, CharlieCharlie Ferguson 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baseball’s Top 100: The Game’s Greatest Records, p.62, Kerry Banks, 2010, Greystone Books, Vancouver, BC, ISBN 978-1-55365-507-7

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