1901 Major League Baseball season

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1901 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 18 – October 6, 1901
Pennant Winners
AL champions Chicago White Stockings
  AL runners-up Boston Americans
NL champions Pittsburg Pirates
  NL runners-up Philadelphia Phillies
MLB seasons

The 1901 Major League Baseball season, involved the inaugural season of the American League. The eight franchises that comprised the AL that year were the Baltimore Orioles, the Boston Americans, the Chicago White Stockings, the Cleveland Blues, the Detroit Tigers, the Milwaukee Brewers, the Philadelphia Athletics and the Washington Senators.

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

Note: The Baltimore Orioles of 1901 became the New York Highlanders in 1903, the Milwaukee Brewers of 1901 became the St. Louis Browns in 1902.

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Stockings 83 53 0.610 49–21 34–32
Boston Americans 79 57 0.581 4 49–20 30–37
Detroit Tigers 74 61 0.548 42–27 32–34
Philadelphia Athletics 74 62 0.544 9 42–24 32–38
Baltimore Orioles 68 65 0.511 13½ 40–25 28–40
Washington Senators 61 72 0.459 20½ 31–35 30–37
Cleveland Bluebirds 54 82 0.397 29 28–39 26–43
Milwaukee Brewers 48 89 0.350 35½ 32–37 16–52


National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 49 0.647 45–24 45–25
Philadelphia Phillies 83 57 0.593 46–23 37–34
Brooklyn Superbas 79 57 0.581 43–25 36–32
St. Louis Cardinals 76 64 0.543 14½ 40–31 36–33
Boston Beaneaters 69 69 0.500 20½ 41–29 28–40
Chicago Orphans 53 86 0.381 37 30–39 23–47
New York Giants 52 85 0.380 37 30–38 22–47
Cincinnati Reds 52 87 0.374 38 27–43 25–44


Managers[edit]

American League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Baltimore Orioles John McGraw
Boston Red Sox Jimmy Collins
Chicago White Stockings Clark Griffith
Cleveland Bluebirds Jimmy McAleer
Detroit Tigers George Stallings
Milwaukee Brewers Hugh Duffy
Philadelphia Athletics Connie Mack
Washington Senators Jim Manning

National League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Beaneaters Frank Selee
Brooklyn Superbas Ned Hanlon
Chicago Orphans Tom Loftus
Cincinnati Reds Bid McPhee
New York Giants George Davis
Philadelphia Phillies Bill Shettsline
Pittsburgh Pirates Fred Clarke
St. Louis Cardinals Patsy Donovan

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