1891 Season News

At twenty years old, Amos Rusie of the New York Giants became the youngest pitcher ever to toss a no-hitter after blanking the Brooklyn Trolley-Dodgers 6-0 on July 31st.

Ted Breitenstein of the St. Louis Browns became the first pitcher ever to debut with a no-hitter after shutting out the Louisville Colonels 8-0 on October 4th.

The American Associated folded in December leaving the Baltimore Orioles, St. Louis Browns, Louisville Colonels and Washington Senators to be absorbed into the National League the following season.
1891 American Association
Team Record PCT
Boston Reds 93-42 .689
St. Louis Browns 85-51 .625
Milwaukee Brewers 21-15 .583
Baltimore Orioles 71-64 .526
Philadelphia Athletics 73-66 .525
Columbus Solons 61-76 .445
Cincinnati Kelly's Killers 43-57 .430
Louisville Colonels 54-83 .394
Washington Statesmen 44-91 .326
1891 National League
Team Record PCT
Boston Beaneaters 87-51 .630
Chicago Colts 82.53 .607
New York Giants 71-61 .538
Philadelphia Phillies 68-69 .496
Cleveland Spiders 65-74 .468
Brooklyn Grooms 61-76 .445
Cincinnati Reds 56-81 .409
Pittsburgh Pirates 55-80 .407
American Association Teams Stats
Team W L PCT RS RS/G RA RA/G HR HRA AVG OBP SLG ERA BBA SOA FPCT DP
Boston Reds 93 42 0.689 1028 7.61 675 5.00 52 42 0.274 0.360 0.380 3.03 497 524 0.934 n/a
St. Louis Browns 85 51 0.625 976 7.18 753 5.54 58 50 0.266 0.347 0.355 3.27 576 621 0.920 n/a
Milwaukee Brewers 21 15 0.583 227 6.31 156 4.33 13 6 0.261 0.319 0.361 2.50 120 137 0.922 n/a
Baltimore Orioles 71 64 0.526 850 6.30 798 5.91 30 33 0.255 0.332 0.345 3.43 472 408 0.915 n/a
Philadelphia Athletics 73 66 0.525 817 5.88 794 5.71 55 35 0.258 0.319 0.376 4.01 520 533 0.933 n/a
Columbus Solons 61 76 0.445 702 5.12 777 5.67 20 29 0.237 0.314 0.308 3.75 588 502 0.935 n/a
Cincinnati Kelly's Killers 43 57 0.430 549 5.49 643 6.43 28 20 0.234 0.316 0.320 3.43 446 331 0.913 n/a
Louisville Colonels 54 83 0.394 713 5.20 890 6.50 17 33 0.258 0.320 0.324 4.27 464 485 0.922 n/a
Washington Statesmen 44 91 0.326 691 5.12 1067 7.90 19 44 0.251 0.319 0.330 4.83 566 486 0.900 n/a
National League Teams Stats
Team W L PCT RS RS/G RA RA/G HR HRA AVG OBP SLG ERA BBA SOA FPCT DP
Boston Beaneaters 87 51 0.630 847 6.14 658 4.77 54 51 0.255 0.327 0.357 2.76 364 525 0.938 n/a
Chicago Colts 82 53 0.607 832 6.16 730 5.41 60 53 0.253 0.326 0.359 3.47 475 477 0.932 n/a
New York Giants 71 61 0.538 754 5.71 711 5.39 46 27 0.263 0.324 0.360 2.99 593 651 0.933 n/a
Philadelphia Phillies 68 69 0.496 756 5.52 773 5.64 21 29 0.252 0.319 0.322 3.73 505 343 0.925 n/a
Cleveland Spiders 65 74 0.468 835 6.01 888 6.39 22 24 0.255 0.324 0.339 3.50 466 400 0.920 n/a
Brooklyn Grooms 61 76 0.445 765 5.58 820 5.99 23 40 0.260 0.326 0.345 3.86 459 407 0.924 n/a
Cincinnati Reds 56 81 0.409 646 4.72 790 5.77 40 40 0.242 0.302 0.335 3.55 465 393 0.931 n/a
Pittsburgh Pirates 55 80 0.407 679 5.03 744 5.51 29 31 0.239 0.302 0.318 2.89 465 446 0.917 n/a