1911 Philadelphia Athletics season

1911 Philadelphia Athletics
1911 World Series Champions
1911 American League Champions
Major League affiliations
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Owner(s) Benjamin Shibe, Tom Shibe, John Shibe, Connie Mack, Sam Jones, Frank Hough
Manager(s) Connie Mack
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The 1911 Philadelphia Athletics season was a season in American baseball. The A's finished first in the American League with a record of 101 wins and 50 losses, then went on to defeat the New York Giants in the 1911 World Series, four games to two, for their second straight World Championship.

Starting in 1911, the team was known for its "$100,000 infield", consisting of John "Stuffy" McInnis (first base), Eddie Collins (second base), Jack Barry (shortstop), and Frank "Home Run" Baker (third base) and as well as pitchers Eddie Plank and Charles "Chief" Bender.[1]

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Philadelphia Athletics 10150 0.669 54–20 47–30
Detroit Tigers 8965 0.578 13½ 51–25 38–40
Cleveland Naps 8073 0.523 22 46–30 34–43
Boston Red Sox 7875 0.510 24 39–37 39–38
Chicago White Sox 7774 0.510 24 40–37 37–37
New York Highlanders 7676 0.500 25½ 36–40 40–36
Washington Senators 6490 0.416 38½ 39–38 25–52
St. Louis Browns 45107 0.296 56½ 25–53 20–54

Record vs. opponents

1911 American League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NY PHI STL WSH
Boston 11–1111–1110–1212–109–1312–913–9
Chicago 11–116–15–28–1413–99–11–117–513–9
Cleveland 11–1115–6–26–1614–8–15–1715–714–8
Detroit 12–1014–816–67–1512–1014–814–8
New York 10–129–138–14–115–76–1516–512–10
Philadelphia 13–911–9–117–510–1215–620–215–7
St. Louis 9–125–177–158–145–162–209–13
Washington 9–139–138–148–1410–127–1513–9

Roster

1911 Philadelphia Athletics
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
CIra Thomas10329781.273039
1BStuffy McInnis126468150.321377
2BEddie Collins132493180.365373
3BFrank Baker148592198.33411115
SSJack Barry127442117.265163
OFBris Lord134574178.310355
OFRube Oldring121495147.297359
OFDanny Murphy141508167.329666

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
Chester Emerson7184.22200

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
Jack Coombs47336.228123.53185
Eddie Plank40256.22382.10149
Chief Bender31216.11752.16114
Harry Krause271691183.0485

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
Doc Martin1138114.5021
Boardwalk Brown212014.506

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
Dave Danforth144113.7421
Allan Collamore201036.001
Howard Armstrong10100.000

1911 World Series

AL Philadelphia Athletics (4) vs. NL New York Giants (2)

GameScoreDateLocationAttendance
1Athletics – 1, Giants – 2October 14Polo Grounds38,281
2Giants – 1, Athletics – 3October 16Shibe Park26,286
3Athletics – 3, Giants – 2 (11 innings)October 17Polo Grounds37,216
4Giants – 2, Athletics – 4October 24Shibe Park24,355
5Athletics – 3, Giants – 4 (10 innings)October 25Polo Grounds33,228
6Giants – 2, Athletics – 13October 26Shibe Park20,485

References


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