1926 St. Louis Browns
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record62–92 (.403)
League place7th
Other information
Owner(s)Phil Ball
Manager(s)George Sisler
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The 1926 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 62 wins and 92 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 91 63 0.591 50–25 41–38
Cleveland Indians 88 66 0.571 3 49–31 39–35
Philadelphia Athletics 83 67 0.553 6 44–27 39–40
Washington Senators 81 69 0.540 8 42–30 39–39
Chicago White Sox 81 72 0.529 47–31 34–41
Detroit Tigers 79 75 0.513 12 39–41 40–34
St. Louis Browns 62 92 0.403 29 40–39 22–53
Boston Red Sox 46 107 0.301 44½ 25–51 21–56


Record vs. opponents


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


Roster

1926 St. Louis Browns
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

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 Wally Schang 103 285 94 .330 8 50
1B George Sisler 150 613 178 .290 7 71
2B Ski Melillo 99 385 98 .255 1 30
3B Marty McManus 149 549 156 .284 9 68
SS Wally Gerber 131 411 111 .270 0 42
OF Ken Williams 108 347 97 .280 17 74
OF Bing Miller 94 353 117 .331 4 53
OF Harry Rice 148 578 181 .313 9 59

[2]

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
Gene Robertson 78 247 62 .251 1 20
Pinky Hargrave 92 235 66 .281 7 40
Herschel Bennett 80 225 60 .267 1 24
Cedric Durst 80 219 52 .237 3 18
Baby Doll Jacobson 50 182 52 .286 2 21
Leo Dixon 33 89 17 .191 0 8
Bobby LaMotte 36 79 16 .203 0 9
Jimmy Austin 1 2 1 .500 0 1

[2]

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
Tom Zachary 34 247.1 14 15 3.60 53
Milt Gaston 32 214.1 10 18 4.33 39
Joe Giard 22 90.0 3 10 7.00 18
Charlie Robertson 8 28.0 1 2 8.36 13

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
Elam Vangilder 42 181.0 9 11 5.17 40
Ernie Wingard 39 169.0 5 8 3.57 30
Win Ballou 43 154.0 11 10 4.79 59
Dixie Davis 27 83.0 3 8 4.66 39
Ernie Nevers 11 74.2 2 4 4.46 16
Chet Falk 18 74.0 4 4 5.35 7
Claude Jonnard 12 36.0 0 2 6.00 13

Ernie Wingard was team leader in saves with 3.

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
Stew Bolen 5 0 0 0 6.14 7
George Sisler 1 0 0 0 0.00 3

Notes

  1. ^ Ernie Nevers page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ a b "1926 St. Louis Browns Statistics".

References