1915 Chicago Whales season

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1915 Chicago Whales
Federal League Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Weeghman
Manager(s) Joe Tinker
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The 1915 Chicago Whales season was a season in American baseball. After not having an official nickname in 1914, the team officially became the Whales for the 1915 season, they finished the season with an 86–66 record, placing them in a statistical tie with the St. Louis Terriers for first place in the Federal League. However, since the Whales had a slightly better winning percentage, they were declared the league champions.

Regular season[edit]

The 1915 Chicago Whales

Season 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


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1915 Federal League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BR BUF CHI KC NEW PIT STL
Baltimore 7–15 8–14 9–13 4–18 6–16 5–17 8–14
Brooklyn 15–7 9–11 7–15 11–11 12–10 9–13 7–15–1
Buffalo 14–8 11–9 8–14 11–11 11–11 9–13 10–12–1
Chicago 13–9 15–7 14–8 11–11 10–10–1 12–10–1 11–11–1
Kansas City 18–4 11–11 11–11 11–11 11–11 8–13 11–11
Newark 16–6 10–12 11–11 10–10–1 11–11 12–10–1 10–12–1
Pittsburgh 17–5 13–9 13–9 10–12–1 13–8 10–12–1 10–12–1
St. Louis 14–8 15–7–1 12–10–1 11–11–1 11–11 12–10–1 12–10–1


Roster[edit]

1915 Chicago Whales
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
SS Smith, JimmyJimmy Smith 95 318 69 .217 4 30

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Fischer, WilliamWilliam Fischer 105 292 96 .329 4 50
Farrell, JackJack Farrell 70 222 48 .216 0 14
Jackson, BillBill Jackson 50 98 16 .163 1 12
Tinker, JoeJoe Tinker 31 67 18 .269 0 9

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
McConnell, GeorgeGeorge McConnell 44 303 25 10 2.20 151
Hendrix, ClaudeClaude Hendrix 40 285 16 15 3.00 107
Brown, MordecaiMordecai Brown 35 236.1 17 8 2.09 95
Brennan, AdAd Brennan 19 106 3 9 3.74 40
Bailey, BillBill Bailey 5 33.1 3 1 2.16 24

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Black, DaveDave Black 25 121.1 6 7 2.45 43
Johnson, RankinRankin Johnson 11 57 2 4 4.42 19

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

References[edit]

Preceded by
Indianapolis Hoosiers
1914
Federal League Championship Season
1915
Succeeded by
League folded