1917 MLB Original Schedules
16 teams, 8 teams per league, 1 division per league
Length: 177 days
A team plays 22 games against each of the 7 other opponents in the league
Year starts on: Monday
Season opens: Wed. Apr. 11
Season closes: Thu. Oct. 4
All-Star Game: none
Total scheduled doubleheaders: 27
Average home stand length: 11.2 games
Average of longest home stands: 22.5 games
Longest home stand: 28 games (BRO, NY1)
Average road trip length: 11.2 games
Average of longest road trips: 22.6 games
Longest road trip: 29 games (NYA)
Average stretch of consecutive play: 6.3 days
Average of longest stretches of consecutive play: 21.2 days
Longest stretch of consecutive play: 33 days (CHA, CLE)
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