1915 Major League Baseball season

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1915 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 10 – October 13, 1915
Pennant Winners
AL champions Boston Red Sox
  AL runners-up Detroit Tigers
NL champions Philadelphia Phillies
  NL runners-up Boston Braves
World Series
Champions Boston Red Sox
  Runners-up Philadelphia Phillies
MLB seasons

The 1915 Major League Baseball season.

Statistical leaders[edit]

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Ty Cobb DET .369 Larry Doyle NYG .320
HR Braggo Roth CHW &
CLE
7 Gavvy Cravath PHI 24
RBI Bobby Veach DET
Sam Crawford DET
112 Gavvy Cravath PHI 115
Wins Walter Johnson WSH 27 Pete Alexander PHI 31
ERA Smoky Joe Wood BOS 1.49 Pete Alexander PHI 1.22
SO Walter Johnson WSH 203 Pete Alexander PHI 241
SV Carl Mays BOS 7 Tom Hughes BSN 9
SB Ty Cobb DET 96 Max Carey PIT 36

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

American League final standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 101 50 0.669 55–20 46–30
Detroit Tigers 100 54 0.649 51–26 49–28
Chicago White Sox 93 61 0.604 54–24 39–37
Washington Senators 85 68 0.556 17 50–29 35–39
New York Yankees 69 83 0.454 32½ 37–43 32–40
St. Louis Browns 63 91 0.409 39½ 35–38 28–53
Cleveland Indians 57 95 0.375 44½ 27–50 30–45
Philadelphia Athletics 43 109 0.283 58½ 19–53 24–56


National League final standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Phillies 90 62 0.592 49–27 41–35
Boston Braves 83 69 0.546 7 49–27 34–42
Brooklyn Robins 80 72 0.526 10 51–26 29–46
Chicago Cubs 73 80 0.477 17½ 42–34 31–46
Pittsburgh Pirates 73 81 0.474 18 40–37 33–44
St. Louis Cardinals 72 81 0.471 18½ 42–36 30–45
Cincinnati Reds 71 83 0.461 20 39–37 32–46
New York Giants 69 83 0.454 21 37–38 32–45


Federal League final standings[edit]

Federal League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Whales 86 66 0.566 44–32 42–34
St. Louis Terriers 87 67 0.565 43–34 44–33
Pittsburgh Rebels 86 67 0.562 ½ 45–31 41–36
Kansas City Packers 81 72 0.529 46–31 35–41
Newark Peppers 80 72 0.526 6 40–39 40–33
Buffalo Blues 74 78 0.487 12 37–40 37–38
Brooklyn Tip-Tops 70 82 0.461 16 34–40 36–42
Baltimore Terrapins 47 107 0.305 40 24–51 23–56


1915 World Series[edit]

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Boston Red Sox – 1, Philadelphia Phillies – 3 October 8 Baker Bowl 19,343
2 Boston Red Sox – 2, Philadelphia Phillies – 1 October 9 Baker Bowl 20,306
3 Philadelphia Phillies – 1, Boston Red Sox – 2 October 11 Braves Field 42,300
4 Philadelphia Phillies – 1, Boston Red Sox – 2 October 12 Braves Field 41,096
5 Boston Red Sox – 5, Philadelphia Phillies – 4 October 13 Baker Bowl 20,306

Managers[edit]

American League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Bill Carrigan
Chicago White Sox Pants Rowland
Cleveland Indians Joe Birmingham and Lee Fohl
Detroit Tigers Hughie Jennings
New York Yankees Bill Donovan
Philadelphia Athletics Connie Mack
St. Louis Browns Branch Rickey
Washington Senators Clark Griffith

National League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves George Stallings
Brooklyn Robins Wilbert Robinson
Chicago Cubs Roger Bresnahan
Cincinnati Reds Buck Herzog
New York Giants John McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies Pat Moran
Pittsburgh Pirates Fred Clarke
St. Louis Cardinals Miller Huggins

Federal League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Baltimore Terrapins Otto Knabe
Brooklyn Tip-Tops Lee Magee and John Ganzel
Buffalo Buffeds Larry Schlafly, Walter Blair and Harry Lord
Chicago Federals Joe Tinker
Indianapolis Hoosiers George Stovall
Kansas City Packers Bill Phillips and Bill McKechnie
Pittsburgh Rebels Rebel Oakes
St. Louis Terriers Fielder Jones

Events[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. p. 352. ISBN 9781402742736. 

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