1911 Boston Rustlers season

The 1911 Boston Rustlers season was the 41st season of the franchise. With George Dovey having died in 1909, John Dovey and his business partner John Harris sold the Boston Doves team after the 1910 season to William Hepburn Russell, who changed the team name to the Boston Rustlers and brought back former manager Fred Tenney. Tenney's retirement at the end of the season marked the end of an era, as he was the last player to have been a part of the 1890s dynasty teams. In spite of their 44-107 record, four regular players managed to hit over .300 for the season, led by Doc Miller, who hit .333.[1]

1911 Boston Rustlers
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record44–107 (.291)
League place8th
Other information
Owner(s)William Hepburn Russell
Manager(s)Fred Tenney
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Regular season

  • May 22, 1911: Boston pitcher Cliff Curtis lost his 23rd game in a row, dating back to 1910, still the all-time record for consecutive losses by a pitcher.[2]
  • October 6, 1911: Boston pitcher Cy Young loses his final game (and third in a row) against the Brooklyn Dodgers at Washington Park. Young's 511th and final win came two weeks prior at Pittsburgh's Forbes Field.

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 99 54 0.647 49–25 50–29
Chicago Cubs 92 62 0.597 49–32 43–30
Pittsburgh Pirates 85 69 0.552 14½ 48–29 37–40
Philadelphia Phillies 79 73 0.520 19½ 42–34 37–39
St. Louis Cardinals 75 74 0.503 22 36–38 39–36
Cincinnati Reds 70 83 0.458 29 38–42 32–41
Brooklyn Trolley Dodgers 64 86 0.427 33½ 31–42 33–44
Boston Rustlers 44 107 0.291 54 19–54 25–53

Record vs. opponents

1911 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 12–10–1 5–17 4–17–1 7–15 6–16 3–19 7–13–3
Brooklyn 10–12–1 13–9 11–11 5–16–1 8–13–1 14–8 9–11–1
Chicago 17–5 9–13 14–8–1 11–11 15–7 10–12 16–6–2
Cincinnati 17–4–1 11–11 8–14–1 8–14 10–12 10–12–1 6–16–3
New York 15–7 16–5–1 11–11 14–8 12–10 16–6 15–7
Philadelphia 16–6 13–8–1 7–15 12–10 10–12 13–9 8–13
Pittsburgh 19–3 14–8 12–10 12–10–1 6–16 9–13 13–9
St. Louis 13–7–3 11–9–1 6–16–2 16–6–3 7–15 13–8 9–13

Roster

1911 Boston Rustlers
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
1B Fred Tenney 102 369 97 .263 1 36

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Bill Jones 24 51 11 .216 0 3

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Cliff Curtis 12 77 1 8 4.44 23
Billy Burke 2 3.1 0 1 18.90 1

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Buster Brown 42 241 8 18 4.29 76

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

See also

References

  1. ^ Hollingsworth, Harry (1994). The Best & Worst Baseball Teams of All Time: From the '16 A's to the '27 Yanks to the Present!. United States: SPI Books. p. 191. ISBN 1561713082.
  2. ^ http://www.brainyhistory.com/events/1911/may_22_1911_74168.html

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