1909 MLB Original Schedules
16 teams, 8 teams per league, 1 division per league
Length: 176 days (AL); 177 days (NL)
A team plays 22 games against each of the 7 other opponents in the league
Year starts on: Friday
Season opens: Mon. Apr. 12 (AL); Wed. Apr. 14 (NL)
Season closes: Mon. Oct. 4 (AL); Thur. Oct. 7 (NL)
All-Star Game: none
Total scheduled doubleheaders: 39
Average home stand length: 9.6 games
Average of longest home stands: 21.8 games
Longest home stand: 28 games (PHI)
Average road trip length: 9.6 games
Average of longest road trips: 21.6 games
Longest road trip: 28 games (PHI)
Average stretch of consecutive play: 5.7 days
Average of longest stretches of consecutive play: 15.5 days
Longest stretch of consecutive play: 28 days (SLN)
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