1901 1902

YEAR IN REVIEW

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FINAL STANDINGS

National League

 

American League

  W L GB

Streak

L-10     W L GB Streak L-10
Pittsburgh 90 49 --- W1 6-4   Chicago 83 53 --- W1 5-5
Philadelphia 83 57 7 L1 7-3   Boston 79 57 4 W6 7-3
Brooklyn 79 57 9 W3 7-3   Detroit 74 61 8 W1 5-5
St. Louis 76 64 14 W1 8-2   Philadelphia 74 62 9 W3 8-2
Boston 69 69 20 W1 4-6   Baltimore 68 65 13 L1 8-2
Chicago 53 86 37 L1 3-7   Washington 61 72 20 L2 6-4
New York 52 85 37 L7 1-9   Cleveland 54 82 29 L6 2-8
Cincinnati 52 87 38 L1 3-7   Milwaukee 48 89 35 L3 1-9
 

SCORES

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Season Highlights

April 24: Three rainouts give Chicago the honor of hosting the FIRST game in American League history. Roy Patterson gets the win for the White Stockings over the Cleveland Blues 8-2. Clark Griffith manages the White Stockings.
April 25:
Cleveland second baseman Erve Beck hits the FIRST home run in AL history off Chicago's John Skopec.
April 25:
Detroit scores the greatest Opening Day rally in its AL debut with 10 runs in the bottom of the 9th inning for a 14-13 victory over Milwaukee.
July 15: Christy Mathewson of the Giants pitches a no hitter blanking St. Louis 5-0 at League Park.

NL/AL Comparison

Category

NL

AL
Games Played 561 549
Batting Average .267 .277
Runs Scored 5194 5874
Doubles 1397 1534
Triples 550 688
Home Runs 227 228
Earned Run Average 3.32 3.66
 

League Leaders

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Other Items of Interest

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