1911 Philadelphia Athletics season

1911 Philadelphia Athletics season

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


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
1B McInnis, StuffyStuffy McInnis 126 468 150 .321 3 77
2B Collins, EddieEddie Collins 132 493 180 .365 3 73
3B Baker, FrankFrank Baker 148 592 198 .334 11 115
SS Barry, JackJack Barry 127 442 117 .265 1 63
OF Lord, BrisBris Lord 134 574 178 .310 3 55
OF Oldring, RubeRube Oldring 121 495 147 .297 3 59
OF Murphy, DannyDanny Murphy 141 508 167 .329 6 66

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
Emerson, ChesterChester Emerson 7 18 4 .222 0 0

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
Coombs, JackJack Coombs 47 336.2 28 12 3.53 185
Plank, EddieEddie Plank 40 256.2 23 8 2.10 149
Bender, ChiefChief Bender 31 216.1 17 5 2.16 114
Krause, HarryHarry Krause 27 169 11 8 3.04 85

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
Martin, DocDoc Martin 11 38 1 1 4.50 21
Brown, BoardwalkBoardwalk Brown 2 12 0 1 4.50 6

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
Danforth, DaveDave Danforth 14 4 1 1 3.74 21
Collamore, AllanAllan Collamore 2 0 1 0 36.00 1
Armstrong, HowardHoward Armstrong 1 0 1 0 0.00 0

1911 World Series

Main article: 1911 World Series

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

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Athletics - 1, Giants - 2 October 14 Polo Grounds 38,281
2 Giants - 1, Athletics - 3 October 16 Shibe Park 26,286
3 Athletics - 3, Giants - 2 (11 innings) October 17 Polo Grounds 37,216
4 Giants - 2, Athletics - 4 October 24 Shibe Park 24,355
5 Athletics - 3, Giants - 4 (10 innings) October 25 Polo Grounds 33,228
6 Giants - 2, Athletics - 13 October 26 Shibe Park 20,485

References

External links

  • 1911 Philadelphia Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1911 Philadelphia Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
Preceded by
Philadelphia Athletics
1910
American League Champions
Philadelphia Athletics

1911
Succeeded by
Boston Red Sox
1912