The Chicago Whales were a professional baseball team based in Chicago. Founded by Charles Weeghman, the club finished 1½ games behind the Indianapolis Hoosiers in the inaugural season for the league, during which the team lacked a formal nickname and was known simply as the Chicago Federals. Aug 19, CHI (62-49) lost to BUF, 0-5, 112. The Book: Playing the Percentages in Baseball. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in, Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts, Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts, 1915 Chicago Whales at Baseball Reference, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=1915_Chicago_Whales_season&oldid=962496379, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 14 June 2020, at 11:37. in They played in the Federal League, a short-lived "third Major League ", in 1914 and 1915. In 1915, the Chicago Federals (who changed their name to the Chicago Whales) won the Federal League Championship with a record of 86-66.

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Some defensive statistics Copyright © Baseball Info Solutions, 2010-2020. They originally lacked a formal nickname and were known simply as the "Chicago Federals" (or "Chi-Feds") to distinguish them from the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox. Aug 31, CHI (66-58) lost to PBS, 2-6, 126. The Chicago Whales needed a win. He then merged the Whales with the Cubs and moved the Cubs from West Side Park into his new steel-and-concrete structure. 3 Ibid. He also leased the parcel on which the park stood for 99 years. Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. Sep 4, CHI (67-61) lost to KCP, 9-10, 139. National Baseball Library Owner Charles Weeghman was determined to outdo the rival Cubs and White Sox, and built a state-of-the-art ballpark on the North Side named after himself (of course). Did you know that Dutch Zwilling (13 home runs) was the "Home Run Champion" for the 1915 Chicago Whales? (Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.)

He then merged the Whales with the Cubs and moved the Cubs from West Side Park into his new steel-and-concrete structure. 1915 Chicago Whales Hitting Stats. The 1915 Chicago Whales roster is above. Aug 23, CHI (63-53) lost to SLM, 5-11, 118. [2], Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Cubs lose in dramatic fashion on Wrigley's 100th", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chicago_Whales&oldid=960763840, Articles needing additional references from March 2019, All articles needing additional references, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 4 June 2020, at 19:42. Aug 14, CHI (60-47) lost to BAL, 1-3, 110.

They’d played 151 games, won eighty-five of them, and now everything hinged on the second game of … var pfHeaderImgUrl = '';var pfHeaderTagline = '';var pfdisableClickToDel = 0;var pfHideImages = 0;var pfImageDisplayStyle = 'right';var pfDisablePDF = 0;var pfDisableEmail = 0;var pfDisablePrint = 0;var pfCustomCSS = 'https://www.baseball-almanac.com/css/print.css';var pfBtVersion='2';(function(){var js,pf;pf=document.createElement('script');pf.type='text/javascript';pf.src='//cdn.printfriendly.com/printfriendly.js';document.getElementsByTagName('head')[0].appendChild(pf)})(); Which hitters from the 1915 Chicago Whales played the most games by each position? While Weeghman himself was forced out within four years due to financial troubles, the Cubs still play in the park he built to this day, the only Federal League park still in use. They originally lacked a formal nickname, and were known simply as the " Chicago Federals " (or " Chi-Feds ") to distinguish them from the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox.

Players. Initial visibility: currently defaults to autocollapse To set this template's initial visibility, the |state= parameter may be used: |state=collapsed: {{1915 Chicago Whales|state=collapsed}} to show the template collapsed, i.e., hidden apart from its title bar |state=expanded: {{1915 Chicago Whales|state=expanded}} to show the template expanded, i.e., fully visible Joe Tinker 1914-1915. Aug 21, CHI (62-51) lost to BUF, 3-9, 114.

1914 Season. Aug 20, CHI (62-50) lost to BUF, 3-7, 113. Hits, doubles, triples, home runs, batting averages and more hitting stats are included for every player on the 1915 Chicago Whales broken down by each hitter. NOTE: You can easily SORT the hitting stats on the table by simply clicking on the title of the hitting stat.

All Rights Reserved by Baseball Almanac, Inc.Hosted by Hosting 4 Less. - Stanley Cohen in A Magic Summer (1988), Sortable Hitting Stats for the 1915 Chicago Whales (click any stat to sort). Fred Beck 1914-1915. 1915: After not having an official nickname in their first season, Chicago’s Federal League entrant adopted the name Chicago Whales for their second season, with new uniforms that included the logo of a whale inside a large “C” on their jerseys.

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- unknown; OPS_lg for OPS+ does not include pitchers. Prior to the start of the season, Weeghman built a stadium for the team, called Weeghman Park, designed by Zachary Taylor Davis, who had previously designed Comiskey Park. - unknown, for minors. They finished the season with an 86–66 record, placing them in a statistical tie with the St. Louis Terriers for first place in … Aug 31, CHI (66-59) lost to PBS, 2-5, 129. Are you a Stathead, too? The Whales won the league championship, finishing with 86 wins and 66 losses, percentage points ahead of the St. Louis Terriers' 87–67 record. Tinker, one of the first big names to jump to the Federal League, was also the Whales starting shortstop. The Whales are notable as the original occupants of the stadium now known as Wrigley Field, the current home of the Chicago Cubs[1] and the only Federal League stadium still in use.

The 1915 Chicago Whales hitting stats seen on this page include hitting data for every player who appeared in a game during the 1915 season. The Whales are notable as the original occupants of the stadium now known as Wrigley Field, the current home of the Chicago Cubs[1] and the only Federal League stadium still in use.

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