1916 Brooklyn Robins season

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1916 Brooklyn Robins
1916 National League Champions
Major League affiliations
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Owner(s) Charles Ebbets, Ed McKeever, Stephen McKeever
Manager(s) Wilbert Robinson
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The 1916 Brooklyn Robins won their first National League pennant in 16 years and advanced to the first World Series in franchise history, where they lost to Babe Ruth and the Boston Red Sox in five games.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Robins 94 60 0.610 50–27 44–33
Philadelphia Phillies 91 62 0.595 50–29 41–33
Boston Braves 89 63 0.586 4 41–31 48–32
New York Giants 86 66 0.566 7 47–30 39–36
Chicago Cubs 67 86 0.438 26½ 37–41 30–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 65 89 0.422 29 37–40 28–49
St. Louis Cardinals 60 93 0.392 33½ 36–40 24–53
Cincinnati Reds 60 93 0.392 33½ 32–44 28–49


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1916 Brooklyn Robins
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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

Pos Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
C Meyers, ChiefChief Meyers 80 239 21 59 .247 0 21 2
1B Daubert, JakeJake Daubert 127 478 75 151 .316 3 33 21
2B Cutshaw, GeorgeGeorge Cutshaw
3B Mowrey, MikeMike Mowrey 144 495 57 121 .244 0 60 16
SS Olson, IvyIvy Olson
OF Wheat, ZackZack Wheat 149 568 76 177 .312 9 73 19
OF Stengel, CaseyCasey Stengel
OF Johnston, JimmyJimmy Johnston

Other batters[edit]

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

Player G AB R H Avg. HR RBI SB
Myers, HyHy Myers
Miller, OttoOtto Miller
O'Mara, OllieOllie O'Mara
McCarty, LewLew McCarty
Getz, GusGus Getz
Merkle, FredFred Merkle
Hickman, JimJim Hickman 9 5 3 1 .200 0 0 1
Smyth, RedRed Smyth
Kelleher, JohnJohn Kelleher
Miller, HackHack Miller
Fabrique, BunnyBunny Fabrique
Nixon, AlAl Nixon
Wheat, MackMack Wheat
Dede, ArtieArtie Dede

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; CG = Complete games; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts

Player G GS CG IP W L ERA BB SO
Pfeffer, JeffJeff Pfeffer
Cheney, LarryLarry Cheney
Coombs, JackJack Coombs

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; CG = Complete games; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts

Player G GS CG IP W L ERA BB SO
Smith, SherrySherry Smith
Marquard, RubeRube Marquard
Dell, WheezerWheezer Dell
Appleton, EdEd Appleton 14 3 2 47 1 2 3.06 18 14
Rucker, NapNap Rucker

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; BB = Bases on balls; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L SV ERA BB SO
Mails, DusterDuster Mails
Cadore, LeonLeon Cadore 1 6 0 0 0 4.50 0 2

1916 World Series[edit]

Main article: 1916 World Series

Game 1[edit]

October 7, 1916 at Braves Field in Boston, Massachusetts

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Brooklyn 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 5 10 4
Boston 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 x 6 8 1
W: Ernie Shore (1-0)  L: Rube Marquard (0-1) S: Carl Mays (1)

Game 2[edit]

October 9, 1916 at Braves Field in Boston, Massachusetts

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 R H E
Brooklyn 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 2
Boston 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 1
W: Babe Ruth (1-0)  L: Sherry Smith (0-1)
HR: BROHy Myers (1)

Game 3[edit]

October 10, 1916 at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 7 1
Brooklyn 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 x 4 10 0
W: Jack Coombs (1-0)  L: Carl Mays (0-1) S: Jeff Pfeffer (1)
HR: BOSLarry Gardner (1)

Game 4[edit]

October 11, 1916 at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Boston 0 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 6 10 1
Brooklyn 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 4
W: Dutch Leonard (1-0)  L: Rube Marquard (0-2)
HR: BOSLarry Gardner (2)

Game 5[edit]

October 12, 1916 at Braves Field in Boston, Massachusetts

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Brooklyn 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3
Boston 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 x 4 7 2
W: Ernie Shore (2-0)  L: Jeff Pfeffer (0-1)

Awards and honors[edit]

League top five finishers[edit]

Larry Cheney

  • #2 in NL in strikeouts (166)

Jake Daubert

  • #2 in NL in batting average (.316)
  • #4 in NL in on-base percentage (.371)

Rube Marquard

  • #2 in NL in ERA (1.58)

Jeff Pfeffer

  • #2 in NL in wins (25)
  • #2 in NL in complete games (30)

Zach Wheat

  • Led NL in slugging percentage (.461)
  • #2 in NL in doubles (32)

Notes[edit]

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