1901 MLB season (Jayverse)

The 1901 Major League Baseball season which is the inaugural season after both the AL and NL made an agreement to create a new league which started a transition process in 1892, However the league will institute a best of Seven World Series to decide the Champion of the Season

Protected Draft Choices for 1901

Boston Red Sox draft Cy Young (SP)

New York Giants draft Christy Mathewson (SP)

Boston Braves draft Vic Willis (SP)

Philadelphia Athletics draft Nap Lajoie (2B)

St. Louis Cardinals draft Bobby Wallace (SS)

Cincinnati Reds draft Noodles Hahn (SP)

New York Yankees draft Joe McGinnity (SP)

Philadelphia Phillies draft Al Orth (SP)

St. Louis Cardinals draft Jesse Burkett (LF)

Chicago White Sox draft Clark Griffith (SP)

Pittsburgh Pirates draft Honus Wagner (SS)

Boston Braves draft Kid Nichols (SP)

Detroit Tigers draft Roscoe Miller (SP)

Boston Red Sox draft Jimmy Collins (3B)

Philadelphia Phillies draft Elmer Flick (RF)

Philadelphia Phillies draft Ed Delahanty (LF)

Notable Draft Choices for 1901

St. Louis Browns draft Harry Ables (SP)

Boston Braves draft Cecil Ferguson (SP)

Philadelphia Athletics draft Eddie Files (SP)

Cincinnati Reds draft Leo Hafford (SP)

Pittsburgh Pirates draft Bill Hinchman (RF)

Cleveland Indians draft Robert Howard (SP)

Brooklyn Dodgers draft John Hummel (2B)

New York Yankees draft Otis Johnson (SS)

Final Standings

AL: Boston Red Sox (98-64), New York Yankees (93-69), Philadelphia Athletics (85-77), Chicago White Sox (78-84), St. Louis Browns (77-85), Detroit Tigers (76-86), Washington Senators (73-89), Cleveland Indians (68-94)

NL: St. Louis Cardinals (90-72), Brooklyn Dodgers (89-73), Philadelphia Phillies (85-77), Cincinnati Reds (85-77), New York Giants (81-81), Pittsburgh Pirates (79-83), Chicago Cubs (72-90), Boston Braves (67-95)

World Series: Boston Red Sox def. St. Louis Cardinals 4-1

League Leaders

Batting Average - Nap Lajoie (PHA) .363

Home Runs - Mike Jacobs (PHA) & Buck Freeman (BSN) 16

RBI - Frank Huelsman (BOS) 121

Stolen Bases - Frank Chance (PIT) 75

ERA - Rube Waddell (CLE) 1.73

Wins - Cy Young (BOS) 29

Strikeouts - Christy Mathewson (NYG) 277