1912 Major League Baseball season
The 1912 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 11 to October 16, 1912. The New York Giants and Boston Red Sox were the regular season champions of the National League and American League, respectively. The Red Sox then defeated the Giants in the World Series, four games to three (with one tie).
|1912 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||April 11 – October 16, 1912|
|Number of games||154|
|Number of teams||16|
|Season MVP||AL: Tris Speaker (BOS)|
NL: Larry Doyle (NYG)
|AL champions||Boston Red Sox|
|AL runners-up||Washington Senators|
|NL champions||New York Giants|
|NL runners-up||Philadelphia Phillies|
|Champions||Boston Red Sox|
|Runners-up||New York Giants|
This was the second of four seasons that the Chalmers Award, a precursor to the Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award (introduced in 1931), was given to a player in each league.
Awards and honorsEdit
|AL||Boston Red Sox||4|
|NL||New York Giants||3|
- Harper's Weekly, August 31, 1912, "The Dollars Behind the Baseball Diamond."
- 1912 Major League Baseball season schedule at Baseball Reference Fetched January 14, 2018
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