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The 1900 American League was a minor league, renamed after operating as the Western League prior to that time. It became a major league in 1901 (see American League) and another league continued to operate as the Western League.

The league in 1900 consisted of eight teams, with the Chicago team winning the pennant.

[edit] 1900 Standings

Team Record GB Manager
Chicago White Stockings 82-53 -- Charles Comiskey
Milwaukee Brewers 79-58 4 Connie Mack
Indianapolis Hoosiers 71-64 11 Bill Watkins
Detroit Tigers 71-67 12½ George Stallings
Kansas City Blues 69-70 15 Jim Manning
Cleveland Lake Shores 63-73 19½ Jimmy McAleer
Buffalo Bisons 61-78 23 Dan Shannon / Jim Franklin / Joe Franklin / George Carey
Minneapolis Millers 53-86 31 Walt Wilmot

League Leadrers

Stat Player Team Tot Stat Player Team Tot
Avg. Sam Dugan Kansas City .337 HR Perry Werden Minneapolis 9
Runs Ollie Pickering Cleveland 117 Socks Seybold Indianapolis 9
Hits Ollie Pickering Cleveland 194 W Wyatt Lee Kansas City 23
2B Perry Werden Minneapolis 39 Pct Roy Patterson Chicago .739 (17-6)
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