1916 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: Sunday
Season opens: Wed. Apr. 12
Season closes: Wed. Oct. 4 (AL); Thu. Oct. 5 (NL)
All-Star Game: none
Total scheduled doubleheaders: 28
Average home stand length: 11.0 games
Average of longest home stands: 22.3 games
Longest home stand: 29 games (SLA)
Average road trip length: 11.0 games
Average of longest road trips: 23.0 games
Longest road trip: 30 games (CLE)
Average stretch of consecutive play: 6.4 days
Average of longest stretches of consecutive play: 18.4 days
Longest stretch of consecutive play: 24 days (PIT, SLN)
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