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1912 Major League Baseball season. Harper's Weekly conducted a detailed accounting of the expenses of Major League clubs, and came up with a figure of around $175,000 to $200,000.[1]

1912 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 11 – October 16, 1912
Pennant Winners
AL championsBoston Red Sox
  AL runners-upWashington Senators
NL championsNew York Giants
  NL runners-upPhiladelphia Phillies
World Series
ChampionsBoston Red Sox
  Runners-upNew York Giants
MLB seasons

Awards and honorsEdit

Statistical leadersEdit

Major league baseball final standingsEdit

American League final standingsEdit

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Boston Red Sox 105 47 .691
Washington Senators 91 61 .599 14.0
Philadelphia Athletics 90 62 .592 15.0
Chicago White Sox 78 76 .506 28.0
Cleveland Naps 75 78 .490 30.5
Detroit Tigers 69 84 .451 36.5
St. Louis Browns 53 101 .344 53.0
New York Highlanders 50 102 .329 55.0

National League final standingsEdit

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Giants 103 48 .682
Pittsburgh Pirates 93 58 .616 10.0
Chicago Cubs 91 59 .607 11.5
Cincinnati Reds 75 78 .490 29.0
Philadelphia Phillies 73 79 .480 30.5
St. Louis Cardinals 63 90 .412 41.0
Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers 58 95 .379 46.0
Boston Braves 52 101 .340 52.0

1912 World SeriesEdit

Game Score Date Location Attendance
1 Boston Red Sox – 4, New York Giants – 3 October 8 Polo Grounds 35,730
2 New York Giants – 6, Boston Red Sox – 6 (Tie, 11 innings) October 9 Fenway Park 30,148
3 New York Giants – 2, Boston Red Sox – 1 October 10 Fenway Park 34,624
4 Boston Red Sox – 3, New York Giants – 1 October 11 Polo Grounds 36,502
5 New York Giants – 1, Boston Red Sox – 2 October 12 Fenway Park 34,683
6 Boston Red Sox – 2, New York Giants – 5 October 14 Polo Grounds 30,622
7 New York Giants – 11, Boston Red Sox – 4 October 15 Fenway Park 32,694
8 New York Giants – 2, Boston Red Sox – 3 (10 innings) October 16 Fenway Park 17,034

ManagersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Harper's Weekly, August 31, 1912, "The Dollars Behind the Baseball Diamond."

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