2001 Eastern League season

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The 2001 Eastern League season began on approximately April 1 and the regular season ended on approximately September 1.

The New Britain Rock Cats and Reading Phillies advanced to the ELCS. The teams were declared Co-Champions due to stoppage of play in professional baseball as a result of the September 11 attacks in the United States.

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Eastern League - Northern Division
Team Win Loss  % GB
New Britain Rock Cats 87 55 .613
Norwich Navigators 83 59 .585 4.0
Portland Sea Dogs 77 65 .542 10.0
Binghamton Mets 73 68 .518 13.5
Trenton Thunder 67 75 .472 20.0
New Haven Ravens 47 95 .331 40.0
Eastern League - Southern Division
Team Win Loss  % GB
Erie SeaWolves 84 58 .592
Reading Phillies 77 65 .542 7.0
Akron Aeros 68 74 .479 16.0
Harrisburg Senators 66 76 .465 18.0
Altoona Curve 63 79 .444 21.0
Bowie Baysox 59 82 .418 24.5

Notes:

Green shade indicates that team advanced to the playoffs
Bold indicates that team advanced to ELCS
Italics indicates that New Britain and Reading were declared Eastern League co-champions

Statistical league leaders[edit]

Batting leaders[edit]

Stat Player Total
AVG Dustan Mohr (New Britain Rock Cats) .336
HR Michael Rivera (Erie SeaWolves) 33
RBI Eric Munson (Erie SeaWolves) 102
R Marcus Thames (Norwich Navigators) 114

Pitching leaders[edit]

Stat Player Total
W Carlos Silva (Reading Phillies) 15
ERA Josh Stephens (Bowie Baysox) 1.84
SO Ronald Chiavacci (Harrisburg Senators) 161
SV Alexander Paacheco (Norwich Navigators) 26


Playoffs[edit]

Divisional Series[edit]

Northern Division[edit]

The New Britain Rock Cats defeated the Norwich Navigators in the Northern Division playoffs 3 games to 1.

Southern Division[edit]

The Reading Phillies defeated the Erie SeaWolves in the Southern Division playoffs 3 games to 1.

Championship Series[edit]

The ELCS was not played in 2001 as a result of the September 11 attacks. The New Britain Rock Cats and Reading Phillies were declared Co-Champions due to stoppage of play in professional baseball

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