1915 in baseball

Year in baseball
this year = 1915

Champions

*World Series: Boston Red Sox over Philadelphia Phillies (4-1)

Awards and honors

*MLB Most Valuable Player Award
** None

tatistical Leaders

Federal League final standings

Events

*April 15 - Rube Marquard of the New York Giants tosses a no-hitter against the Brooklyn Robins in a 2-0 Giants win.
*August 31 - In the first game of a double-header, Jimmy Lavender pitches a no-hitter, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory over the New York Giants.
*September 11 - Eddie Plank of the Federal League St. Louis Terriers records his 300th career win.
*October 13 - The Boston Red Sox defeat the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-4, in Game 5 of the World Series to win their third World Championship, four games to one. The Phillies would not appear in the World Series again until 1950.

Births

January-March

*January 3 - Sid Hudson
*January 7 - Red Steiner
*January 8 - Walker Cooper
*January 17 - Lum Harris
*January 26 - Rip Russell
*February 10 - Ralph Hodgin
*February 15 - Stew Bowers
*February 18 - Joe Gordon
*February 26 - Bill Conroy
*February 26 - Preacher Roe
*March 1 - Nick Strincevich
*March 2 - Babe Barna
*March 6 - Pete Gray
*March 6 - Bob Swift
*March 15 - Don Lang
*March 19 - Joe Gonzales
*March 20 - Stan Spence

April-June

*April 1 - Jeff Heath
*April 2 - Al Barlick
*April 8 - Kirby Higbe
*April 13 - Oscar Grimes
*April 19 - Harry Craft
*May 4 - Ox Miller
*May 14 - Red Hayworth
*May 19 - Jake Early
*May 22 - Otey Clark
*June 4 - Bill Holland
*June 26 - Willard Brown
*June 29 - Dizzy Trout

July-September

*July 2 - Hal Wagner
*July 10 - George Dickey
*July 23 - Hersh Lyons
*July 26 - Mel Deutsch
*August 4 - Luke Easter
*August 18 - Max Lanier
*August 27 - Emil Verban
*September 13 - Morrie Aderholt

October-December

*October 12 - Lou Novikoff
*October 17 - Mike Sandlock
*October 18 - George Gick
*October 19 - Sam Nahem
*October 30 - Red Borom
*November 9 - Benny McCoy
*November 11 - George Case
*November 11 - Bill Lefebvre
*December 18 - Johnny Barrett
*December 28 - Hank Sweeney

Deaths

*January 27 - John Coleman, 74, pitcher for the 1890 Philadelphia Phillies
*February 5 - Ross Barnes, 64, star second baseman of the 1870s who batted .359 lifetime, winning first NL batting title with .429 mark, also leading league in runs, hits, doubles, triples and walks
*February 24 - Adonis Terry, 50, pitcher for Brooklyn, Pittsburgh and Chicago who won 197 games, including two no-hitters
*June 4 - Tim Hurst, 49, umpire for nine NL seasons between 1891 and 1903, and in the AL from 1905-09; officiated in Temple Cup series of 1894-95, managed 1898 Browns; colorful figure known for his combative relations with players
*August 21 - Blaine Thomas, 27, pitched briefly for the 1911 Boston Red Sox
*September 9 - Albert Goodwill Spalding, 65, pitcher who led league in wins every season from 1871-1876, retiring at age 27 with 253 victories; also batted .313 lifetime, managed Chicago to 1876 pennant in NL's first season and guided team to three pennants as team president from 1882-1891; staged sport's first world tour in 1888
*September 23 - Brickyard Kennedy, 47, pitcher who won 20 games four times for Brooklyn, pitched in 1903 World Series for Pirates
*September 26 - Ed Cushman, 63, pitcher for 6 seasons, threw no-hitter on September 28, by|1884.
*November 14 - Art McGovern, 33, Canadian catcher who played for the 1905 Boston Americans
*December 31 - Tip O'Neill, 57, Canadian left fielder for the St. Louis Browns who batted .326 lifetime, winning batting titles in 1887 and 1888


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