1901 Milwaukee Brewers
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record48–89 (.350)
League place8th
Other information
Owner(s)Henry Killilea
Manager(s)Hugh Duffy
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The 1901 Milwaukee Brewers were an American baseball team. The Brewers finished eighth in the American League with a record of 48 wins and 89 losses, 35.5 games behind the Chicago White Stockings. After the season, the club left Milwaukee for St. Louis and became the St. Louis Browns, where they would remain until the end of 1953.

Offseason

Regular season

1901 Milwaukee Brewers
1901 Milwaukee Brewers

Regular season highlights

4/24/01. In the first game of the season in Detroit, the Brewers held a 13-4 lead going into the 9th inning. The Detroit Tigers scored 10 runs in the bottom of the inning to win, a record which still stands as the greatest 9th inning comeback in major league baseball history.[2]

Season standings

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

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET MIL PHI WSH
Baltimore 9–9 4–14–1 11–9 9–10 12–7–1 12–8 11–8
Boston 9–9 12–8 12–6 9–11–1 15–5 10–10 12–8–1
Chicago 14–4–1 8–12 13–7 10–10 16–4 12–8 10–8
Cleveland 9–11 6–12 7–13 6–14 11–9 6–14 9–9–2
Detroit 10–9 11–9–1 10–10 14–6 13–7 7–9 9–11
Milwaukee 7–12–1 5–15 4–16 9–11 7–13 6–14 10–8–1
Philadelphia 8–12 10–10 8–12 14–6 9–7 14–6 11–9–1
Washington 8–11 8–12–1 8–10 9–9–2 11–9 8–10–1 9–11–1

Notable transactions

Roster

1901 Milwaukee Brewers
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Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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
C Billy Maloney 86 290 85 .293 0 22
1B John Anderson 138 576 190 .330 8 99
2B Billy Gilbert 127 492 133 .270 0 43
SS Wid Conroy 131 503 129 .256 5 64
3B Jimmy Burke 64 233 48 .206 0 26
OF Hugh Duffy 79 285 86 .302 2 45
OF Bill Hallman 139 549 135 .246 2 47
OF George Hogreiver 54 221 52 .235 0 16

Other batters

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
Bill Friel 106 376 100 .266 4 35
Irv Waldron 62 266 79 .297 0 29
Jiggs Donahue 37 107 34 .318 0 16
Joe Connor 38 102 28 .275 1 9
Tom Leahy 33 99 24 .242 0 10
Ed Bruyette 26 82 15 .183 0 4
Davy Jones 14 52 9 .173 3 5
George Bone 12 43 13 .302 0 6
Phil Geier 11 39 7 .179 0 1
George McBride 3 12 2 .167 0 0
John Butler 1 3 0 .000 0 0
Lou Gertenrich 2 3 1 .333 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bill Reidy 37 301.1 16 20 4.21 50
Ned Garvin 37 257.1 8 20 3.46 122
Bert Husting 34 217.1 9 15 4.27 67
Tully Sparks 29 210.0 7 17 3.51 62
Pink Hawley 26 182.1 7 14 4.59 50

Other pitchers

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Pete Dowling 10 49.2 1 3 5.62 25

Notes

  1. ^ a b Tom Leahy page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Pajot, Dennis. "April 25, 1901: Tigers stage 9th-inning comeback in AL opener". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved November 19, 2021.

References