1920 St. Louis Browns season

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1920 St. Louis Browns
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 76–77 (.497)
League place 4th
Other information
Owner(s) Phil Ball
Manager(s) Jimmy Burke
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The 1920 St. Louis Browns season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Browns finishing 4th in the American League with a record of 76 wins and 77 losses.

Regular season[edit]

The 1920 season belonged to George Sisler. He was the American League batting champion and lead all of Major League Baseball with a batting average of .420.[1] This would be 19 points higher than the American League runner-up Tris Speaker, and 37 points higher than the National League batting champion Rogers Hornsby.[1]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 98 56 0.636 51–27 47–29
Chicago White Sox 96 58 0.623 2 52–25 44–33
New York Yankees 95 59 0.617 3 49–28 46–31
St. Louis Browns 76 77 0.497 21½ 40–38 36–39
Boston Red Sox 72 81 0.471 25½ 41–35 31–46
Washington Senators 68 84 0.447 29 37–38 31–46
Detroit Tigers 61 93 0.396 37 32–46 29–47
Philadelphia Athletics 48 106 0.312 50 25–50 23–56


Roster[edit]

1920 St. Louis Browns
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 Sisler, GeorgeGeorge Sisler 154 631 257 .407 19 122

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
Smith, EarlEarl Smith 103 353 108 .306 3 55
Billings, JoshJosh Billings 66 155 43 .277 0 11

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
Bayne, BillBill Bayne 18 99.2 5 6 3.70 38

Other 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
Boehler, GeorgeGeorge Boehler 3 7 0 1 7.71 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

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b As Good As It Got, The 1944 St. Louis Browns, p. 10, David Alan Heller, Arcadia Publishing, Charleston, SC, 2003, ISBN 0-7385-3199-5

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