1917 Major League Baseball season

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1917 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 11 – October 15, 1917
Pennant Winners
AL championsChicago White Sox
  AL runners-upBoston Red Sox
NL championsNew York Giants
  NL runners-upPhiladelphia Phillies
World Series
ChampionsChicago White Sox
  Runners-upNew York Giants
MLB seasons

The 1917 Major League Baseball season.

Statistical leaders[edit]

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Ty Cobb DET .383 Edd Roush CIN .341
HR Wally Pipp NYY 9 Gavvy Cravath PHI
Dave Robertson NYG
12
RBI Bobby Veach DET 103 Heinie Zimmerman NYG 102
Wins Eddie Cicotte CHW 28 Grover Cleveland Alexander PHI 30
ERA Eddie Cicotte CHW 1.53 Fred Anderson NYG 1.44
SO Walter Johnson WSH 188 Grover Cleveland Alexander PHI 200
SV Dave Danforth CHW 9 Slim Sallee NYG 4
SB Ty Cobb DET 55 Max Carey PIT 46

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

American League final standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Sox 100 54 0.649 56–21 44–33
Boston Red Sox 90 62 0.592 9 45–33 45–29
Cleveland Indians 88 66 0.571 12 44–34 44–32
Detroit Tigers 78 75 0.510 21½ 34–41 44–34
Washington Senators 74 79 0.484 25½ 42–35 32–44
New York Yankees 71 82 0.464 28½ 35–40 36–42
St. Louis Browns 57 97 0.370 43 31–46 26–51
Philadelphia Athletics 55 98 0.359 44½ 29–47 26–51


National League final standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 98 56 0.636 50–28 48–28
Philadelphia Phillies 87 65 0.572 10 46–29 41–36
St. Louis Cardinals 82 70 0.539 15 38–38 44–32
Cincinnati Reds 78 76 0.506 20 39–38 39–38
Chicago Cubs 74 80 0.481 24 35–42 39–38
Boston Braves 72 81 0.471 25½ 35–42 37–39
Brooklyn Robins 70 81 0.464 26½ 36–38 34–43
Pittsburgh Pirates 51 103 0.331 47 25–53 26–50


Managers[edit]

American League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Jack Barry
Chicago White Sox Pants Rowland
Cleveland Indians Lee Fohl
Detroit Tigers Hughie Jennings
New York Yankees Bill Donovan
Philadelphia Athletics Connie Mack
St. Louis Browns Fielder Jones
Washington Senators Clark Griffith

National League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves George Stallings
Brooklyn Robins Wilbert Robinson
Chicago Cubs Pat Moran
Cincinnati Reds Fred Mitchell
New York Giants Christy Mathewson
Philadelphia Phillies John McGraw
Pittsburgh Pirates Nixey Callahan, Honus Wagner and Hugo Bezdek
St. Louis Cardinals Miller Huggins

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