1917 St. Louis Browns
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record57–97 (.370)
League place7th
Other information
Owner(s)Phil Ball
Manager(s)Fielder Jones
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The 1917 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing seventh in the American League with a record of 57 wins and 97 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Sox 100 54 0.649 56–21 44–33
Boston Red Sox 90 62 0.592 9 45–33 45–29
Cleveland Indians 88 66 0.571 12 44–34 44–32
Detroit Tigers 78 75 0.510 21½ 34–41 44–34
Washington Senators 74 79 0.484 25½ 42–35 32–44
New York Yankees 71 82 0.464 28½ 35–40 36–42
St. Louis Browns 57 97 0.370 43 31–46 26–51
Philadelphia Athletics 55 98 0.359 44½ 29–47 26–51

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 10–12–1 10–12 9–12 13–9–1 18–3–1 17–5–1 13–9–1
Chicago 12–10–1 14–8 16–6 12–10 15–7 16–6 15–7–1
Cleveland 12–10 8–14 12–10 15–7 16–6 14–8 11–11–2
Detroit 12–9 6–16 10–12 13–9–1 12–10 14–8 11–11
New York 9–13–1 10–12 7–15 9–13–1 15–7 13–9 8–13
Philadelphia 3–18–1 7–15 6–16 10–12 7–15 11–11 11–11
St. Louis 5–17–1 6–16 8–14 8–14 9–13 11–11 10–12
Washington 9–13–1 7–15–1 11–11–2 11–11 13–8 11–11 12–10


Roster

1917 St. Louis Browns
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Game log

Games Legend
Orioles Win Orioles Loss Game Postponed Clinched Playoff Spot Eliminated from Playoff Race
Boldface text denotes a Browns pitcher
St. Louis Browns 1917 Season Game Log — Season Record: (57–97) – home (31–46) – road (26–51)
April (16–11) – home (7–5) – road (9–6)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Stadium Attendance Record Box/
Streak
1 April 11 White Sox 2–7 Scott Hamilton Danforth 0–1
2 April 13 White Sox 3–4 Koob Faber Sothoron
3 April 14 White Sox 0–11 Cicotte Hamilton
4 April 15 Indians
5 April 17 Indians
6 April 18 Indians
7 April 19 White Sox
8 April 20 White Sox
9 April 21 White Sox
10 April 22 White Sox
11 April 24 Tigers
13 April 27 Indians
14 April 28 Indians

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 Hank Severeid 143 501 133 .265 1 57
1B George Sisler 135 539 190 .353 2 52
2B Del Pratt 123 450 111 .247 1 53
SS Doc Lavan 118 355 85 .239 0 30
3B Jimmy Austin 127 455 109 .240 0 19
OF Burt Shotton 118 398 89 .224 1 20
OF Tod Sloan 109 313 72 .230 2 25
OF Baby Doll Jacobson 148 529 131 .248 4 55

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
Armando Marsans 75 257 59 .230 0 20
Ernie Johnson 80 199 49 .246 2 20
Earl Smith 52 199 56 .281 0 10
Lee Magee 36 112 19 .170 0 4
William Rumler 78 88 23 .261 1 16
Ward Miller 43 82 17 .207 1 2
George Hale 38 61 12 .197 0 8
Ray Demmitt 14 53 15 .283 0 7
Wally Gerber 14 39 12 .308 0 2
Gene Paulette 12 22 4 .182 0 0
Grover Hartley 19 13 3 .231 0 0
Bill Kenworthy 5 10 1 .100 0 1
Scrappy Moore 4 8 1 .125 0 0
Ed Murray 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Tom Richardson 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Otto Neu 1 0 0 ---- 0 0
Ivan Bigler 1 0 0 ---- 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
Dave Davenport 47 280.2 17 17 3.08 100
Allan Sothoron 48 276.2 14 19 2.83 85
Bob Groom 38 232.2 8 19 2.94 82
Eddie Plank 20 131.0 5 6 1.79 26

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
Ernie Koob 39 133.2 6 14 3.91 47
Tom Rogers 24 108.2 3 6 3.89 27
Earl Hamilton 27 83.0 0 9 3.14 19
Carl Weilman 5 19.0 1 2 1.89 9
Grover Lowdermilk 3 19.0 2 1 1.42 9
Speed Martin 9 15.2 0 2 5.74 5

Relief pitchers

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Rasty Wright 16 0 1 0 5.45 5
Jim Park 13 1 1 0 6.64 9
Vince Molyneaux 7 0 0 0 4.91 4
Tim McCabe 1 0 0 0 23.14 2
Kewpie Pennington 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

References