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1909 American League

1909 > Class Major League > League History
Overall: 620 games, 8 teams, approx. 155 games in season
Attendance: 366,274 (590/game)
Other Years: 1908 / 1910
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1908 / 1910

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1908 / 1910

League Standings

Regular Season

154 games
Tm W L W-L% GB
Detroit Tigers 98 54 .645 --
Philadelphia Athletics 95 58 .621 3.5
Boston Red Sox 88 63 .583 9.5
Chicago White Sox 78 74 .513 20
New York Highlanders 74 77 .490 23.5
Cleveland Naps 71 82 .464 27.5
St. Louis Browns 61 89 .407 36
Washington Senators 42 110 .276 56

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Detroit Tigers DET 26.8 4.22 158 5763 5095 666 1360 209 58 19 521 280 397 623 .267 .325 .342 .667 1742 39 232
Boston Red Sox BOS 25.9 3.95 152 5575 4980 601 1309 151 70 20 474 215 348 592 .263 .321 .333 .654 1660 77 170
Philadelphia Athletics PHA 27.4 3.95 153 5620 4906 605 1257 186 88 21 498 201 403 578 .256 .321 .343 .664 1682 64 247
New York Highlanders NYY 27.8 3.85 153 5649 4981 589 1234 143 61 16 473 187 407 598 .248 .313 .311 .623 1547 63 198
Cleveland Naps CLE 28.1 3.18 155 5536 5048 493 1216 173 81 10 407 173 283 698 .241 .288 .313 .601 1581 48 157
Chicago White Sox CHW 29.7 3.09 159 5759 5018 492 1109 145 56 4 393 211 441 596 .221 .291 .275 .566 1378 57 243
St. Louis Browns SLB 29.7 2.86 154 5487 4964 441 1151 116 45 10 351 136 331 607 .232 .287 .279 .566 1387 51 141
Washington Senators WSH 28.0 2.44 156 5541 4983 380 1113 149 41 9 306 136 321 618 .223 .276 .275 .551 1371 42 195
League Totals 27.9 3.44 1240 44930 39975 4267 9749 1272 500 109 3423 1539 2931 4910 .244 .303 .309 .612 12348 441 1583

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Philadelphia Athletics PHA 26.9 2.69 95 58 .621 1.93 153 153 43 110 27 3 1378.0 1069 411 296 9 386 728 65 5 31 5385 1.056 7.0 0.1 2.5 4.8 1.89
Chicago White Sox CHW 26.8 2.92 78 74 .513 2.05 159 159 44 115 26 4 1430.1 1182 464 326 8 340 669 52 7 29 5560 1.064 7.4 0.1 2.1 4.2 1.97
Detroit Tigers DET 26.8 3.12 98 54 .645 2.26 158 158 41 117 17 12 1420.1 1254 493 357 16 359 528 54 1 37 5688 1.136 7.9 0.1 2.3 3.3 1.47
Cleveland Naps CLE 30.5 3.43 71 82 .464 2.40 155 155 45 110 15 3 1361.0 1212 532 363 9 348 568 47 4 40 5240 1.146 8.0 0.1 2.3 3.8 1.63
Boston Red Sox BOS 25.3 3.61 88 63 .583 2.59 152 152 77 75 11 14 1360.1 1213 549 392 18 384 555 47 4 31 5425 1.174 8.0 0.1 2.5 3.7 1.45
St. Louis Browns SLB 28.4 3.73 61 89 .407 2.88 154 154 49 105 21 4 1354.2 1287 575 433 16 383 620 39 2 34 5354 1.233 8.6 0.1 2.5 4.1 1.62
New York Highlanders NYY 26.4 3.84 74 77 .490 2.65 153 153 59 94 18 8 1350.1 1223 587 397 21 422 597 69 2 37 5424 1.218 8.2 0.1 2.8 4.0 1.41
Washington Senators WSH 26.4 4.21 42 110 .276 3.04 156 156 57 99 11 2 1374.2 1288 656 464 12 424 653 63 0 51 5691 1.245 8.4 0.1 2.8 4.3 1.54
League Totals 27.1 3.44 607 607 .500 2.47 1240 1240 415 825 146 50 11029.2 9728 4267 3028 109 3046 4918 436 25 290 43767 1.158 7.9 0.1 2.5 4.0 1.61

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Chicago White Sox CHW 159 4284 2278 246 101 .964 25 210 158 43% Billy Sullivan
Philadelphia Athletics PHA 153 4145 1904 245 92 .961 14 152 162 52% Connie Mack
Detroit Tigers DET 158 4271 2203 276 87 .959 6 190 155 45% Hughie Jennings
St. Louis Browns SLB 154 4045 1984 267 107 .958 17 203 169 45% 366,274 Jimmy McAleer
Washington Senators WSH 156 4103 2054 280 100 .957 21 230 159 41% Joe Cantillon
Cleveland Naps CLE 155 4062 2060 278 110 .957 25 180 164 48% Deacon McGuire and Nap Lajoie
Boston Red Sox BOS 152 4077 2074 292 95 .955 21 167 153 48% Fred Lake
New York Highlanders NYY 153 4019 2008 330 94 .948 15 207 156 43% George Stallings
League Totals 1240 33006 16565 2214 786 .957 144 1539 1276 45% 366,274