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1901 Boston Americans
Major league affiliations
Location
1901 Information
Owner(s) Charles Somers
Manager(s) Jimmy Collins
Local television none
Local radio none

The 1901 Boston Americans season was a season in American baseball. It was the first for the franchise which eventually became known as the Boston Red Sox, being the first season of play for the American League. It resulted in the Americans finishing 2nd in the AL with a record of 79 wins and 57 losses.

The team was managed by Jimmy Collins and played its home games at Huntington Avenue Grounds.

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Season summary

The Americans finished in 2nd place in the American League, 4 games behind the Chicago White Stockings. The Americans were led by Buck Freeman, who hit 12 home runs and drove in 114 runs while leading the team with a .339 average. Their longest winning streak of the season came between June 14th and June 22nd when they defeated the Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Stockings, and Cleveland Blues until succumbing on the 23rd to the Blues. Their longest losing streak was between May 11th and May 16th, when they fell to the Washington Senators and Baltimore Orioles, until defeating the O's on May 17th.

Regular season

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Season standings

American League W L T GB Pct.
Chicago White Stockings 83 53 1 -- .631
Boston Americans 79 57 2 4 .581
Detroit Tigers 74 61 1 .548
Philadelphia Athletics 74 62 1 9 .544
Baltimore Orioles 68 65 2 13½ .511
Washington Senators 61 72 5 20½ .459
Cleveland Blues 54 82 2 29 .397
Milwaukee Brewers 48 89 2 35½ .350

Opening Day lineup

Tommy Dowd LF
Charlie Hemphill RF
Chick Stahl CF
Jimmy Collins 3B
Buck Freeman 1B
Freddy Parent SS
Hobe Ferris 2B
Lou Criger C
Win Kellum P

Roster

1901 Boston Americans roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

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
3B Collins, JimmyJimmy Collins 138 564 187 .332 6 94

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

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

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

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

References


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