1911 Season News

On June 18th, the Detroit Tigers staged the biggest comeback in Major League history after overcoming a 13-1 deficit (after 5½ innings) to defeat the Chicago White Sox by a score of 16-15.

On September 28th, several hundred fans witnessed what is considered to be one of the worst contests in American League history as the New York Highlanders and St. Louis Browns combined to accumulate twenty-nine hits, twenty walks, twelve errors and fifteen stolen bases en route to an 18-12 (NY) final.

On May 22nd, Boston Braves pitcher Cliff Curtis set a Major League record by recording his twenty-third consecutive loss (beginning on June 13, 1910) with a 3-1 deficit against the St, Louis Cardinals.

By early September, Frank Schulte had hit his twenty-first home run and his one-hundred twenty-first run batted in. He later completed the season leading the National League in both categories and also became the first player to have more than twenty doubles, twenty triples, and twenty home runs in a single season.
1911 American League
Team Record GB
Philadelphia Athletics 101-50 -
Detroit Tigers 89-65 13.5
Cleveland Naps 80-73 22.0
Boston Red Sox 78-75 24.0
Chicago White Sox 77-74 24.0
New York Highlanders 76-76 25.5
Washington Senators 64-90 38.5
St. Louis Browns 45-107 56.5
1911 National League
Team Record GB
New York Giants 99-54 -
Chicago Cubs 92-62 7.5
Pittsburgh Pirates 85-69 14.5
Philadelphia Phillies 79-73 19.5
St. Louis Cardinals 75-74 22.0
Cincinnati Reds 70-83 29.0
Brooklyn Dodgers 64-86 33.5
Boston Rustlers 44-107 54.0
American League Team Stats
Team W L PCT RS RS/G RA RA/G HR HRA AVG OBP SLG ERA BBA SOA FPCT DP
Philadelphia Athletics 101 50 0.669 861 5.70 601 3.98 35 17 0.296 0.349 0.398 3.01 487 739 0.963 100
Detroit Tigers 89 65 0.578 831 5.40 776 5.04 30 28 0.292 0.350 0.388 3.73 460 538 0.951 78
Cleveland Naps 80 73 0.523 691 4.52 712 4.65 20 17 0.282 0.327 0.369 3.36 552 675 0.954 108
Boston Red Sox 78 75 0.510 680 4.44 643 4.20 35 21 0.269 0.319 0.350 2.74 473 711 0.949 93
Chicago White Sox 77 74 0.510 719 4.76 624 4.13 20 22 0.275 0.341 0.363 2.97 384 752 0.961 98
New York Highlanders 76 76 0.500 684 4.50 724 4.76 25 26 0.272 0.337 0.362 3.54 406 667 0.949 99
Washington Senators 64 90 0.416 625 4.06 766 4.97 16 39 0.258 0.321 0.320 3.52 410 628 0.953 90
St. Louis Browns 45 107 0.296 567 3.73 812 5.34 17 28 0.239 0.303 0.311 3.86 463 383 0.945 104
National League Team Stats
Team W L PCT RS RS/G RA RA/G HR HRA AVG OBP SLG ERA BBA SOA FPCT DP
New York Giants 99 54 0.647 756 4.94 542 3.54 41 33 0.279 0.348 0.390 2.69 369 771 0.960 86
Chicago Cubs 92 62 0.597 757 4.92 607 3.94 54 26 0.260 0.336 0.374 2.90 525 582 0.960 114
Pittsburgh Pirates 85 69 0.552 744 4.83 557 3.62 49 36 0.262 0.330 0.372 2.84 375 605 0.963 131
Philadelphia Phillies 79 73 0.520 658 4.33 669 4.40 60 43 0.259 0.325 0.359 3.30 598 697 0.963 113
St. Louis Cardinals 75 74 0.503 671 4.50 745 5.00 26 39 0.252 0.330 0.340 3.68 701 561 0.959 106
Cincinnati Reds 70 83 0.458 682 4.46 706 4.61 21 36 0.261 0.333 0.346 3.26 476 557 0.955 108
Brooklyn Dodgers 64 86 0.427 539 3.59 659 4.39 28 27 0.237 0.296 0.311 3.39 566 533 0.962 112
Boston Rustlers 44 107 0.291 699 4.63 1021 6.76 37 76 0.267 0.336 0.355 5.08 672 486 0.947 110