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The 1891 season of the American Association was the tenth and last season of the league. After the season, the league merged with the National League, with four clubs moving to the new league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion
Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB RS (RS/G) RA (RA/G) AVG OBP SLG ERA FPCT
1 Boston Reds 139 93 42 4 .669 -.- 1028 (7.40) 675 (4.86) 0.274 0.360 0.380 3.03 0.934
2 St. Louis Browns 141 86 52 3 .610 8.5 976 (6.92) 753 (5.34) 0.266 0.347 0.355 3.27 0.920
3 Milwaukee Brewers 36 21 15 0 .583 22.5 227 (6.31) 156 (4.33) 0.261 0.319 0.361 2.50 0.922
4 Baltimore Orioles 139 71 64 4 .511 22.0 850 (6.12) 798 (5.74) 0.255 0.332 0.345 3.43 0.915
5 Philadelphia Athletics 143 73 66 4 .510 22.0 817 (5.71) 794 (5.55) 0.258 0.319 0.376 4.01 0.933
6 Columbus Solons 138 61 76 1 .442 33.0 702 (5.09) 777 (5.63) 0.237 0.314 0.308 3.75 0.935
7 Cincinnati Kelly's Killers 102 43 57 2 .422 32.5 549 (5.38) 643 (6.30) 0.234 0.316 0.320 3.43 0.913
8 Louisville Colonels 141 55 84 2 .390 40.0 713 (5.06) 890 (6.31) 0.258 0.320 0.324 4.27 0.922
9 Washington Statesmen 139 44 91 4 .317 49.0 691 (4.97) 1067 (7.68) 0.251 0.319 0.330 4.83 0.900

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Charlie Comiskey
Bill Hallman
Dummy Hoy
St. Louis Browns
Philadelphia Athletics
St. Louis Browns
141
At Bats Tom Brown Boston Reds 589
Runs Scored Tom Brown Boston Reds 177
Hits Tom Brown Boston Reds 189
Doubles Jocko Milligan Philadelphia Athletics 35
Triples Tom Brown Boston Reds 21
Home Runs Duke Farrell Boston Reds 12
Total Bases Tom Brown Boston Reds 276
Runs Batted In Hugh Duffy
Duke Farrell
Boston Reds
Boston Reds
110
Stolen Bases Tom Brown Boston Reds 106
Walks Dummy Hoy St. Louis Browns 119
Hit by Pitch Curt Welch Baltimore Orioles 36
Strikeouts Tom Brown Boston Reds 96
Batting Average Dan Brouthers Boston Reds 0.350
On-Base Percentage Dan Brouthers Boston Reds 0.471
Slugging Percentage Dan Brouthers Boston Reds 0.512
On-Base plus Slugging Dan Brouthers Boston Reds 0.983
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Dan Brouthers Boston Reds 182

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Sadie McMahon Baltimore Orioles 35
Losses Kid Carsey Washington Statesmen 37
Win-Loss Percentage Charlie Buffinton Boston Reds 0.763
Appearances Jack Stivetts St. Louis Browns 64
Games Started Sadie McMahon Baltimore Orioles 58
Complete Games Sadie McMahon Baltimore Orioles 53
Shutouts George Haddock
Phil Knell
Sadie McMahon
Boston Reds
Columbus Solons
Baltimore Orioles
5
Games Finished Clark Griffith St. Louis Browns/Boston Reds 13
Saves Bill Daley
Darby O'Brien
Boston Reds
Boston Reds
2
Innings Pitched Sadie McMahon Baltimore Orioles 503.0
Batters Faced Gus Weyhing Philadelphia Athletics 1824
Hits Allowed Kid Carsey Washington Statesmen 513
Home Runs Allowed Kid Carsey Washington Statesmen 17
Base-on-Balls Allowed Jack Stivetts St. Louis Browns 232
Hit Batsmen Wild Bill Widner Cincinnati Kelly's Killers 2
Strikeouts Jack Stivetts St. Louis Browns 259
Wild Pitches Jack Stivetts
Gus Weyhing
St. Louis Browns
Philadelphia Athletics
25
Balks Jim Sullivan Boston Beaneaters/Columbus Solons 1
Runs Allowed Kid Carsey Washington Statesmen 358
Earned Runs Allowed Kid Carsey Washington Statesmen 230
Earned Run Average Ed Crane Cincinnati Kelly's Killers 2.45
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Charlie Buffinton Boston Reds 1.163

[edit] Postseason

No postseason series was played as the National League instructs its league champions, the Boston Beaneaters, not to play a series against the American Association's Boston Reds. The leagues were discussing restructuring; after the season the American Association folded.

[edit] Notable events

[edit] Further Reading

  • Charles C. Alexander: Turbulent Seasons: Baseball in 1890-1891, Southern Methodist University Press, Dallas, TX, 2011.


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