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The 1915 season of the American League was the fifteenth season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB RS (RS/G) RA (RA/G) AVG OBP SLG ERA FPCT
1 Boston Red Sox 155 101 50 4 .652 -.- 669 (4.32) 499 (3.22) 0.260 0.331 0.339 2.39 0.964
2 Detroit Tigers 156 100 54 2 .641 2.5 778 (4.99) 597 (3.83) 0.268 0.353 0.358 2.86 0.961
3 Chicago White Sox 155 93 61 1 .600 9.5 717 (4.63) 509 (3.28) 0.258 0.337 0.348 2.43 0.965
4 Washington Senators 155 85 68 2 .548 17.0 569 (3.67) 491 (3.17) 0.244 0.307 0.312 2.31 0.964
5 New York Yankees 154 69 83 2 .448 32.5 584 (3.79) 588 (3.82) 0.233 0.312 0.305 3.06 0.966
6 St. Louis Browns 159 63 91 5 .396 39.5 521 (3.28) 680 (4.28) 0.246 0.309 0.315 3.04 0.949
7 Cleveland Indians 154 57 95 2 .370 44.5 539 (3.50) 670 (4.35) 0.240 0.308 0.317 3.13 0.957
8 Philadelphia Athletics 154 43 109 2 .279 58.5 545 (3.54) 888 (5.77) 0.237 0.297 0.311 4.29 0.947

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Del Pratt St. Louis Browns 159
At Bats Eddie Foster Washington Senators 618
Runs Scored Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 144
Hits Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 208
Doubles Bobby Veach Detroit Tigers 40
Triples Sam Crawford Detroit Tigers 19
Home Runs Braggo Roth Chicago White Sox/Cleveland Indians 7
Total Bases Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 274
Runs Batted In Sam Crawford
Bobby Veach
Detroit Tigers
Detroit Tigers
112
Stolen Bases Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 96
Caught Stealing Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 38
Walks Eddie Collins Chicago White Sox 119
Hit by Pitch Jack Fournier Chicago White Sox 15
Strikeouts Doc Lavan St. Louis Browns 83
Sacrifice Hits Ossie Vitt
Buck Weaver
Detroit Tigers
Chicago White Sox
42
Batting Average Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 0.369
On-Base Percentage Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 0.486
Slugging Percentage Jack Fournier Chicago White Sox 0.491
On-Base plus Slugging Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 0.973
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Ty Cobb Detroit Tigers 185

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Walter Johnson Washington Senators 27
Losses Weldon Wyckoff Philadelphia Athletics 22
Win-Loss Percentage Joe Wood Boston Red Sox 0.750
Appearances Harry Coveleski
Red Faber
Detroit Tigers
Chicago White Sox
50
Games Started Walter Johnson Washington Senators 39
Complete Games Walter Johnson Washington Senators 35
Shutouts Walter Johnson
Jim Scott
Washington Senators
Chicago White Sox
7
Games Finished Carl Mays Boston Red Sox 27
Saves Carl Mays Boston Red Sox 7
Innings Pitched Walter Johnson Washington Senators 336.2
Batters Faced Walter Johnson Washington Senators 1305
Hits Allowed Harry Coveleski Detroit Tigers 271
Home Runs Allowed Ray Fisher
Jack Warhop
New York Yankees
New York Yankees
7
Base-on-Balls Allowed Weldon Wyckoff Philadelphia Athletics 165
Hit Batsmen Harry Coveleski Detroit Tigers 20
Strikeouts Walter Johnson Washington Senators 203
Wild Pitches Weldon Wyckoff Philadelphia Athletics 14
Balks Joe Boehling Washington Senators 6
Runs Allowed Weldon Wyckoff Philadelphia Athletics 139
Earned Runs Allowed Weldon Wyckoff Philadelphia Athletics 108
Earned Run Average Joe Wood Boston Red Sox 1.49
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Walter Johnson Washington Senators 0.933

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the American League champion Boston Red Sox defeated the National League's Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 1.

[edit] Notable events

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