The following are the baseball events of the year 1901 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

Major League Baseball

Other champions

Statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Nap Lajoie1 PHA .426 Jesse Burkett STL .376
HR Nap Lajoie PHA 14 Sam Crawford CIN 16
RBI Nap Lajoie PHA 125 Honus Wagner PIT 126
Wins Cy Young BSA 33 Bill Donovan BKN 25
ERA Cy Young BSA 1.62 Jesse Tannehill PIT 2.18
Strikeouts Cy Young BSA 158 Noodles Hahn CIN 239

1Modern (post-1900) single season batting average record

Notable seasons

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

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. The Washington Senators of 1901 became the Minnesota Twins in 1961.

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 final standings

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

Events

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Births

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Deaths