1901 MLB Original Schedules
16 teams, 8 teams per league, 1 division per league
Length: 158 days (AL); 172 days (NL)
A team plays 20 games against each of the 7 other opponents in the league
Year starts on: Tuesday
Season opens: Thur. Apr. 18 (NL); Wed. Apr. 24 (AL)
Season closes: Sat. Sept. 28 (AL); Sun. Oct. 6 (NL)
All-Star Game: none
Total scheduled doubleheaders: 30
Average home stand length: 7.8 games
Average of longest home stands: 18.3 games
Longest home stand: 26 games (BSN)
Average road trip length: 7.8 games
Average of longest road trips: 18.9 games
Longest road trip: 27 games (PHA)
Average stretch of consecutive play: 5.5 days
Average of longest stretches of consecutive play: 13.7 days
Longest stretch of consecutive play: 21 days (CHN)
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