1911 Major League Baseball season

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1911 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 12 – October 26, 1911
Pennant Winners
AL championsPhiladelphia Athletics
  AL runners-upDetroit Tigers
NL championsNew York Giants
  NL runners-upChicago Cubs
World Series
ChampionsPhiladelphia Athletics
  Runners-upNew York Giants
MLB seasons

The 1911 Major League Baseball season was the last season in which none of the current 30 MLB stadiums were in use. The oldest current ballpark is Fenway Park, opened in 1912.

Awards and honors[edit]

Statistical leaders[edit]

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Ty Cobb DET .420 Honus Wagner PIT .334
HR Home Run Baker PHA 11 Frank Schulte CHC 21
RBI Ty Cobb DET 127 Chief Wilson PIT
Frank Schulte CHC
107
Wins Jack Coombs PHA 28 Pete Alexander PHI 28
ERA Vean Gregg CLE 1.80 Christy Mathewson NYG 1.99
SO Ed Walsh CHW 255 Rube Marquard NYG 237
SV Eddie Plank PHA
Charley Hall BOS
Ed Walsh CHW
4 Mordecai Brown CHC 13
SB Ty Cobb DET 83 Bob Bescher CIN 81

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

American League final standings[edit]

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Philadelphia Athletics 101 50 .669
Detroit Tigers 89 65 .578 13.5
Cleveland Naps 80 73 .523 22.0
Boston Red Sox 78 75 .510 24.0
Chicago White Sox 77 74 .510 24.0
New York Highlanders 76 76 .500 25.5
Washington Senators 64 90 .416 38.5
St. Louis Browns 45 107 .296 56.5

National League final standings[edit]

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Giants 99 54 .647
Chicago Cubs 92 62 .597 7.5
Pittsburgh Pirates 85 69 .552 14.5
Philadelphia Phillies 79 73 .520 19.5
St. Louis Cardinals 75 74 .503 22.0
Cincinnati Reds 70 83 .458 29.0
Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers 64 86 .427 33.5
Boston Rustlers 44 107 .291 54.0

Events[edit]

1911 World Series[edit]

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Philadelphia Athletics – 1, New York Giants – 2 October 14 Polo Grounds 38,281
2 New York Giants – 1, Philadelphia Athletics – 3 October 16 Shibe Park 26,286
3 Philadelphia Athletics – 3, New York Giants – 2 (11 innings) October 17 Polo Grounds 37,216
4 New York Giants – 2, Philadelphia Athletics – 4 October 24 Shibe Park 24,355
5 Philadelphia Athletics – 3, New York Giants – 4 (10 innings) October 25 Polo Grounds 33,228
6 New York Giants – 2, Philadelphia Athletics – 13 October 26 Shibe Park 20,485

Managers[edit]

American League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Patsy Donovan
Chicago White Sox Hugh Duffy
Cleveland Naps Deacon McGuire and George Stovall
Detroit Tigers Hughie Jennings
New York Highlanders Hal Chase
Philadelphia Athletics Connie Mack
St. Louis Browns Bobby Wallace
Washington Senators Jimmy McAleer

National League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Rustlers Fred Tenney
Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers Bill Dahlen
Chicago Cubs Frank Chance
Cincinnati Reds Clark Griffith
New York Giants John McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies Red Dooin
Pittsburgh Pirates Fred Clarke
St. Louis Cardinals Roger Bresnahan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Surprise Home Run That Stunned the Red Sox". www.rsnstats.com. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
  2. ^ "THT Live". hardballtimes.com. Retrieved July 17, 2012.

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