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The following are the baseball events of the year 1911 throughout the world.  

Contents

Champions

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

American League National League
AVG Ty Cobb DET .420 Honus Wagner PIT .334
HR Frank Baker PHA 11 Frank Schulte CHC 21
RBIs Ty Cobb DET 127 Frank Schulte CHC 107
Wins Jack Coombs PHA 28 Grover Cleveland Alexander PHI 28
ERA Vean Gregg CLE 1.80 Christy Mathewson NYG 1.99
Ks Ed Walsh CWS 255 Rube Marquard NYG 237

Major league baseball final standings

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American League final standings

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Philadelphia Athletics 101 50 .669 --
Detroit Tigers 89 65 .578 13.5
Cleveland Naps 80 73 .523 22
Chicago White Sox 77 74 .510 24
Boston Red Sox 78 75 .510 24
New York Highlanders 76 76 .500 25.5
Washington Senators 64 90 .416 38.5
St. Louis Browns 45 107 .296 56.5

National League final standings

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Giants 99 54 .647 --
Chicago Cubs 92 62 .597 7.5
Pittsburgh Pirates 85 69 .552 14.5
Philadelphia Phillies 79 73 .520 19.5
St. Louis Cardinals 75 74 .503 22
Cincinnati Reds 70 83 .458 29
Brooklyn Dodgers 64 86 .427 33.5
Boston Braves 44 107 .291 54

Events

Births

January-March

April-June

July-September

October-December

Deaths

  • February 18 - Buttons Briggs, 35, pitcher for the Chicago Colts/Orphans/Cubs 1896-1898, and 1904-1905.
  • April 14 - Addie Joss, 31, pitcher for Cleveland who won 20 games four times (1905-08), led AL in ERA twice with career 1.89 mark; pitched 1-hitter in major league debut, and two no-hitters including 1908 perfect game
  • April 25 - Jack Rowe, 54, catcher and shortstop for Buffalo and Detroit who batted .300 four times, led NL in triples in 1881; did not strike out in entire 1882 season, later a minor league manager
  • August 5 - Bob Caruthers, 47, pitcher who compiled the highest career winning percentage among major leaguers with 250 decisions; led American Association with 40 victories in both 1885 and 1889, pacing St. Louis and Brooklyn to respective pennants; batted .300 twice, later an umpire
  • August 31 - Will White, 56, pitcher who won over 200 games for Cincinnati teams in 10-year career, led league in wins and strikeouts twice each; first major leaguer to wear eyeglasses, and batterymate of brother Deacon from 1877-79
  • October 10 - Bill Parks, 62, pitcher and left fielder for three teams from 1875 to 1876. Managed the 1875 Washington Nationals for eight games in 1875.
  • November 8 - Oscar Bielaski, 64, right fielder for five seasons, from 1872 to 1876. Was on the 1876 National League champion Chicago White Stockings.

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