LEAGUE HISTORY
Monday, 2/6/1945
LEAGUE HISTORY
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Bill Holland (PHA)!
He had a record of 17-11 with an ERA of 3.56 and 1 shutouts.
In 34 games started, he pitched 283.1 innings, fanning 103 and walking 69 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
John Beckwith (PIT)!
He batted .341 in 508 AB, with 18 homers and 108 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Walter Johnson (CLE)!
He had a record of 23-8 with an ERA of 2.40 and 4 shutouts.
In 40 games started, he pitched 334 innings, fanning 304 and walking 78 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Tris Speaker (BOS)!
He batted .336 in 565 AB, with 7 homers and 89 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Frank Wickware (CHC)!
He had a record of 25-16 with an ERA of 2.91 and 1 shutouts.
In 44 games started, he pitched 367.2 innings, fanning 228 and walking 149 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Oscar Charleston (NYN)!
He batted .355 in 560 AB, with 24 homers and 116 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Red Faber (CHA)
Catcher: Wally Schang (SLA)
First Base: George Burns (DET)
Second Base: Rollie Zeider (BOS)
Third Base: Larry Gardner (WAS)
Shortstop: Ray Chapman (WAS)
Leftfield: Bobby Veach (DET)
Centerfield: George Anderson (SLA)
Rightfield: Harry Heilmann (NYY)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Earl Yingling (CHC)
Catcher: Art Wilson (PIT)
First Base: Ed Konetchy (PHI)
Second Base: Johnny Mostil (STL)
Third Base: Jimmy Austin (BSN)
Shortstop: Aaron Ward (NYN)
Leftfield: Max Carey (NYN)
Centerfield: Benny Kauff (BRO)
Rightfield: Gavvy Cravath (CIN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Boston (A) 88 74 .543 -- .275 3.50
New York (A) 87 75 .537 1 .259 3.35
Washington 78 84 .481 10 .253 3.57
Philadelphia (A) 71 91 .438 17 .257 3.76
AL West
Cleveland 97 65 .599 -- .278 3.10
St. Louis (A) 93 69 .574 4 .270 3.31
Detroit 70 92 .432 27 .252 3.64
Chicago (A) 64 98 .395 33 .253 3.54
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Boston (N) 90 72 .556 -- .262 3.89
Cincinnati 82 80 .506 8 .250 3.02
Pittsburgh 82 80 .506 8 .254 3.58
Philadelphia (N) 71 91 .438 19 .261 3.71
NL West
St. Louis (N) 85 77 .525 -- .261 3.67
New York (N) 84 78 .519 1 .262 3.36
Chicago (N) 83 79 .512 2 .268 3.65
Brooklyn 71 91 .438 14 .242 3.58
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Boston (A) (3) against Cleveland (4)
St. Louis (N) (1) against Boston (N) (4)
World Series :
Boston (N) (3) against Cleveland (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.358 Ty Cobb( BSN,NL)
.355 Oscar Charleston( NYN,NL)
.343 William Pettus( PHI,NL)
.341 John Beckwith( PIT,NL)
.336 Tris Speaker( BOS,AL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
26 George Johnson( CIN,NL)
24 Oscar Charleston( NYN,NL)
23 Babe Ruth( BSN,NL)
18 John Beckwith( PIT,NL)
18 Ken Williams( PHA,AL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
116 Oscar Charleston( NYN,NL)
108 John Beckwith( PIT,NL)
103 Hack Miller( SLA,AL)
101 Cy Williams( PHA)
100 Jack Fournier( BSN)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.40 Walter Johnson( CLE,AL)
2.45 Lefty Tyler( NYN)
2.47 Pete Alexander( PIT)
2.48 Eddie Cicotte( SLA,AL)
2.62 Mike Prendergast( CIN)
TOP 5 in WINS :
25 Dick Rudolph( NYY,AL)
25 Frank Wickware( CHC,NL)
24 Pat Ragan( CLE,AL)
24 Gene Packard( BOS)
24 Eddie Cicotte( SLA,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
12 Bert Gallia( CLE)
11 Garland Buckeye( DET,AL)
11 Johnny Enzmann( BOS)
9 George Cunningham( NYN,NL)
8 Joe Oeschger( WAS)
1919 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
George Cochran (NYY)!
He batted .149 in 396 AB, with 0 homers and 34 RBI.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Phil Cockrell (STL)!
He had a record of 12-8 with an ERA of 2.87 and 1 shutouts.
In 25 games started, he pitched 219.1 innings, fanning 91 and walking 62 batters.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Walter Johnson (CLE)!
He had a record of 27-12 with an ERA of 2.34 and 6 shutouts.
In 44 games started, he pitched 373 innings, fanning 282 and walking 103 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Dan Kennard (CLE)!
He batted .330 in 584 AB, with 7 homers and 107 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Pete Alexander (PIT)!
He had a record of 24-9 with an ERA of 2.37 and 2 shutouts.
In 34 games started, he pitched 288.1 innings, fanning 234 and walking 65 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Babe Ruth (BSN)!
He batted .277 in 530 AB, with 44 homers and 125 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Bunny Hearn (CLE)
Catcher: Jose Rodriguez (PHA)
First Base: Joe Judge (BOS)
Second Base: Jack Farmer (BOS)
Third Base: Charlie Deal (BOS)
Shortstop: Charlie Hollocher (BOS)
Leftfield: Max Flack (CHA)
Centerfield: George Burns (DET)
Rightfield: Ross Youngs (DET)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: George Mogridge (STL)
Catcher: Cy Perkins (CHC)
First Base: Ed Konetchy (PHI)
Second Base: Eddie Collins (PIT)
Third Base: Possum Whitted (STL)
Shortstop: Art Fletcher (PIT)
Leftfield: Max Carey (NYN)
Centerfield: Carson Bigbee (BRO)
Rightfield: Frank Warfield (CIN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Philadelphia (A) 90 72 .556 -- .269 3.23
Washington 88 74 .543 2 .267 3.46
Boston (A) 83 79 .512 7 .264 3.36
New York (A) 50 112 .309 40 .210 4.52
AL West
Cleveland 93 69 .574 -- .291 3.15
Detroit 88 74 .543 5 .265 3.24
St. Louis (A) 84 78 .519 9 .249 3.35
Chicago (A) 72 90 .444 21 .248 3.40
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Pittsburgh 92 70 .568 -- .257 3.28
Boston (N) 87 75 .537 5 .256 3.57
Cincinnati 76 86 .469 16 .260 3.75
Philadelphia (N) 69 93 .426 23 .248 4.25
NL West
St. Louis (N) 86 76 .531 -- .262 3.47
Chicago (N) 82 80 .506 4 .262 3.14
Brooklyn 81 81 .500 5 .251 3.11
New York (N) 75 87 .463 11 .256 3.68
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Philadelphia (A) (1) against Cleveland (4)
St. Louis (N) (3) against Pittsburgh (4)
World Series :
Pittsburgh (0) against Cleveland (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.345 Dick Lundy(CLE,AL)
.338 Tris Speaker(BOS,AL)
.337 Zack Wheat(WAS,AL)
.335 Benny Kauff( CLE,AL)
.335 George Sisler(WAS)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
44 Babe Ruth(BSN,NL)
23 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
20 Oscar Charleston(NYN,NL)
16 Rogers Hornsby(PHI)
16 Charles Blackwell(WAS,AL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
125 Babe Ruth(BSN,NL)
117 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
107 Dan Kennard(CLE,AL)
105 Oscar Charleston(NYN,NL)
99 Benny Kauff( CLE,AL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.34 Walter Johnson(CLE,AL)
2.37 Pete Alexander(PIT,NL)
2.44 Eddie Cicotte(SLA)
2.44 Jesse Haines(DET)
2.46 Jack Coombs(PHA,AL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
27 Walter Johnson(CLE,AL)
27 Jack Coombs(PHA,AL)
25 Fred Toney(BSN,NL)
24 Pete Alexander(PIT,NL)
24 Bob Shawkey(PHA,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
10 Fritz Coumbe(BSN)
9 Charley Hall(WAS)
8 Vic Aldridge(BRO,NL)
8 Lefty Williams(CLE)
8 George Cunningham(NYN)
1920 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Andy Cooper (BOS)!
He had a record of 16-5 with an ERA of 2.60 and 3 shutouts.
In 26 games started, he pitched 225 innings, fanning 88 and walking 35 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Sam Streeter (CHC)!
He had a record of 20-16 with an ERA of 4.23 and 2 shutouts.
In 43 games started, he pitched 348.2 innings, fanning 261 and walking 177 batters.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Walter Johnson (CLE)!
He had a record of 24-10 with an ERA of 2.31 and 5 shutouts.
In 42 games started, he pitched 358.2 innings, fanning 308 and walking 75 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Joe Jackson (SLA)!
He batted .350 in 588 AB, with 9 homers and 100 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Pete Alexander (PIT)!
He had a record of 25-3 with an ERA of 1.60 and 4 shutouts.
In 31 games started, he pitched 275 innings, fanning 211 and walking 54 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
John Beckwith (PIT)!
He batted .352 in 577 AB, with 27 homers and 135 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Jesse Haines (DET)
Catcher: Jose Rodriguez (PHA)
First Base: George Sisler (WAS)
Second Base: Heinie Groh (BOS)
Third Base: Buck Weaver (BOS)
Shortstop: Charlie Hollocher (CLE)
Leftfield: Hack Miller (SLA)
Centerfield: Billy Southworth (PHA)
Rightfield: Bibb Falk (SLA)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Erskine Mayer (PIT)
Catcher: Frank Snyder (CIN)
First Base: Jake Daubert (STL)
Second Base: Johnny Mostil (STL)
Third Base: Aaron Ward (NYN)
Shortstop: Zeb Terry (BRO)
Leftfield: Babe Ruth (BSN)
Centerfield: Max Carey (NYN)
Rightfield: Nemo Leibold (BRO)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Philadelphia (A) 98 64 .605 -- .292 3.40
Boston (A) 89 73 .549 9 .265 3.55
Washington 69 93 .426 29 .274 4.17
New York (A) 50 112 .309 48 .230 4.17
AL West
Cleveland 101 61 .623 -- .290 3.22
St. Louis (A) 90 72 .556 11 .273 3.75
Detroit 76 86 .469 25 .267 4.03
Chicago (A) 75 87 .463 26 .260 3.79
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Pittsburgh 92 70 .568 -- .263 3.18
Cincinnati 81 81 .500 11 .260 3.83
Boston (N) 78 84 .481 14 .252 3.81
Philadelphia (N) 49 113 .302 43 .243 4.55
NL West
Brooklyn 93 69 .574 -- .254 3.24
St. Louis (N) 87 75 .537 6 .265 3.64
Chicago (N) 86 76 .531 7 .277 3.68
New York (N) 82 80 .506 11 .256 3.50
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Philadelphia (A) (4) against Cleveland (1)
Pittsburgh (4) against Brooklyn (0)
World Series :
Pittsburgh (2) against Philadelphia (A) (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.352 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
.350 Joe Jackson(SLA,AL)
.348 Dick Lundy(CLE,AL)
.343 Edd Roush(CHA,AL)
.337 Joe Sewell( CIN,NL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
43 Babe Ruth(BSN,NL)
27 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
24 Cy Williams(PHA,AL)
19 Ken Williams(PHA,AL)
18 Rogers Hornsby(PHI,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
137 Babe Ruth(BSN,NL)
135 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
120 Cy Williams(PHA,AL)
119 Hack Miller(SLA)
116 Austin Mchenry(CLE)
TOP 5 in ERA :
1.60 Pete Alexander(PIT,NL)
2.18 Dutch Leonard(BRO,NL)
2.28 John Williams (BRO)
2.31 Walter Johnson(CLE)
2.60 Andy Cooper( BOS)
TOP 5 in WINS :
27 Speed Martin(CLE,AL)
25 Dutch Leonard(BRO,NL)
25 Ben Tincup(SLA,AL)
25 Pete Alexander(PIT,NL)
24 Walter Johnson(CLE)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
17 Ferdie Schupp(PHA)
16 Clarence Mitchell(CHC)
13 Byron Houck(NYN)
12 Garland Buckeye(DET,AL)
11 Vic Aldridge(BRO,NL)
1921 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Goose Goslin (WAS)!
He batted .332 in 530 AB, with 13 homers and 109 RBI.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Dobie Moore (CHC)!
He batted .338 in 571 AB, with 10 homers and 103 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Speed Martin (CLE)!
He had a record of 25-13 with an ERA of 2.65 and 4 shutouts.
In 43 games started, he pitched 373 innings, fanning 125 and walking 89 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Ken Williams (PHA)!
He batted .328 in 586 AB, with 33 homers and 135 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 26-16 with an ERA of 2.75 and 5 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 386.1 innings, fanning 202 and walking 48 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
John Beckwith (PIT)!
He batted .348 in 558 AB, with 25 homers and 117 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Mellie Wolfgang (PHA)
Catcher: Wally Schang (SLA)
First Base: George Sisler (WAS)
Second Base: Heinie Groh (BOS)
Third Base: George Cochran (NYY)
Shortstop: Roger Peckinpaugh (DET)
Leftfield: Charlie Jamieson (PHA)
Centerfield: Billy Southworth (PHA)
Rightfield: Kiki Cuyler (CHA)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Ralph Comstock (PHI)
Catcher: Biz Mackey (BRO)
First Base: Jake Daubert (STL)
Second Base: Eddie Collins (PIT)
Third Base: Frank Baker (PIT)
Shortstop: Dave Bancroft (STL)
Leftfield: Babe Ruth (CHC)
Centerfield: Carson Bigbee (BRO)
Rightfield: Harry Heilmann (BRO)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Philadelphia (A) 96 66 .593 -- .280 3.32
Washington 85 77 .525 11 .285 3.65
Boston (A) 67 95 .414 29 .248 5.03
New York (A) 66 96 .407 30 .234 3.35
AL West
Cleveland 103 59 .636 -- .279 3.07
Detroit 93 69 .574 10 .278 3.79
St. Louis (A) 79 83 .488 24 .257 3.51
Chicago (A) 59 103 .364 44 .259 4.47
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Cincinnati 87 75 .537 -- .267 3.56
Pittsburgh 80 82 .494 7 .268 3.72
Philadelphia (N) 79 83 .488 8 .275 4.14
Boston (N) 56 106 .346 31 .253 4.48
NL West
St. Louis (N) 94 68 .580 -- .266 3.18
New York (N) 88 74 .543 6 .282 4.39
Brooklyn 87 75 .537 7 .259 3.60
Chicago (N) 77 85 .475 17 .278 4.62
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Philadelphia (A) (4) against Cleveland (3)
Cincinnati (4) against St. Louis (N) (1)
World Series :
Cincinnati (4) against Philadelphia (A) (3)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.355 George Sisler(WAS,AL)
.348 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
.346 Dick Lundy(CLE,AL)
.345 Sam Rice( NYN)
.341 James Ellis( NYY,AL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
35 Babe Ruth( CHC,NL)
33 Ken Williams(PHA,AL)
29 George Johnson(CIN,NL)
25 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
24 Rogers Hornsby(PHI,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
138 Babe Ruth( CHC,NL)
135 Ken Williams(PHA,AL)
134 Austin Mchenry(CLE,AL)
117 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
114 George Johnson(CIN,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.34 Garland Buckeye(DET)
2.53 Eddie Cicotte(SLA)
2.62 Ben Tincup(SLA,AL)
2.65 Speed Martin(CLE,AL)
2.75 John Williams (BRO,NL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
26 John Williams (BRO,NL)
26 Bill Doak(STL)
25 Andy Cooper(BOS)
25 Jesse Barnes( STL,NL)
25 Speed Martin(CLE,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
16 Walter Bernhardt(PHA,AL)
14 Clarence Mitchell(CHC)
10 Dana Fillingim(CHA)
9 Allen Russell( DET)
9 Pat Ragan(CLE)
1922 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Oscar Johnson (BOS)!
He batted .324 in 544 AB, with 18 homers and 90 RBI.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Joe Hauser (NYN)!
He batted .281 in 506 AB, with 20 homers and 110 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Bunny Hearn (CLE)!
He had a record of 24-11 with an ERA of 3.21 and 1 shutouts.
In 40 games started, he pitched 339 innings, fanning 105 and walking 53 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Zack Wheat (WAS)!
He batted .358 in 562 AB, with 7 homers and 92 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 28-11 with an ERA of 2.23 and 2 shutouts.
In 44 games started, he pitched 383.2 innings, fanning 218 and walking 31 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Babe Ruth (CHC)!
He batted .329 in 520 AB, with 45 homers and 157 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: George Uhle (DET)
Catcher: Ray Schalk (BOS)
First Base: George Sisler (WAS)
Second Base: Lew Fonseca (WAS)
Third Base: George Grantham (SLA)
Shortstop: Pie Traynor (WAS)
Leftfield: Joe Jackson (SLA)
Centerfield: Sammy Hale (SLA)
Rightfield: Bibb Falk (SLA)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Jesse Barnes (STL)
Catcher: Biz Mackey (BRO)
First Base: Ray Grimes (PHI)
Second Base: Eddie Collins (PIT)
Third Base: Heinie Groh (BRO)
Shortstop: Orville Riggins (NYN)
Leftfield: Babe Ruth (CHC)
Centerfield: Tris Speaker (PIT)
Rightfield: Sam Rice (NYN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Washington 84 78 .519 -- .285 4.10
New York (A) 83 79 .512 1 .260 3.46
Boston (A) 74 88 .457 10 .254 3.67
Philadelphia (A) 71 91 .438 13 .267 4.13
AL West
Cleveland 94 68 .580 -- .293 3.62
Detroit 83 79 .512 11 .284 3.67
St. Louis (A) 81 81 .500 13 .272 4.21
Chicago (A) 78 84 .481 16 .272 3.88
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Cincinnati 84 78 .519 -- .276 3.49
Philadelphia (N) 81 81 .500 3 .273 4.03
Pittsburgh 67 95 .414 17 .256 3.90
Boston (N) 38 124 .235 46 .229 5.36
NL West
Brooklyn 107 55 .660 -- .280 2.94
Chicago (N) 94 68 .580 13 .294 4.33
St. Louis (N) 89 73 .549 18 .262 3.40
New York (N) 88 74 .543 19 .275 3.86
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Washington (1) against Cleveland (4)
Cincinnati (4) against Brooklyn (3)
World Series :
Cincinnati (2) against Cleveland (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.369 James Ellis(NYY,AL)
.358 Bill Lamar(CLE,AL)
.358 Zack Wheat(WAS,AL)
.354 George Harper(STL,NL)
.354 Dobie Moore(CHC,NL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
45 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
33 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
32 Rogers Hornsby(PHI,NL)
20 George Johnson(CIN)
20 Joe Hauser( NYN,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
157 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
119 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
112 Dobie Moore(CHC,NL)
110 Joe Hauser( NYN,NL)
109 George Harper(STL,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.23 John Williams (BRO,NL)
2.38 John Russell(NYY)
2.55 Dick Rudolph(NYN,NL)
2.59 Dutch Leonard(BRO,NL)
2.72 Pete Alexander(PIT)
TOP 5 in WINS :
28 John Williams (BRO,NL)
26 Dutch Leonard(BRO,NL)
25 Jesse Barnes(STL,NL)
25 John Donaldson(CIN)
25 Phil Douglas(BRO,NL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
16 Walter Bernhardt(PHA)
13 Dana Fillingim(CHA)
10 Clarence Mitchell(CHC)
10 Bill Upham(BOS,AL)
9 Phil Morrison(STL)
1923 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Herman Gordon (SLA)!
He had a record of 18-12 with an ERA of 4.43 and 3 shutouts.
In 38 games started, he pitched 298.2 innings, fanning 184 and walking 116 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Bill Terry (CIN)!
He batted .352 in 583 AB, with 16 homers and 99 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Sam Jones (SLA)!
He had a record of 26-11 with an ERA of 2.99 and 3 shutouts.
In 40 games started, he pitched 349 innings, fanning 150 and walking 73 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Joe Jackson (SLA)!
He batted .385 in 602 AB, with 9 homers and 107 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 30-9 with an ERA of 2.62 and 4 shutouts.
In 43 games started, he pitched 371.1 innings, fanning 185 and walking 34 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Babe Ruth (CHC)!
He batted .349 in 510 AB, with 51 homers and 150 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Eddie Rommel (CHA)
Catcher: Hank Severeid (DET)
First Base: George Sisler (WAS)
Second Base: Frank Duncan (NYY)
Third Base: George Grantham (SLA)
Shortstop: Pie Traynor (WAS)
Leftfield: Bob Meusel (CHA)
Centerfield: Edd Roush (CHA)
Rightfield: Bibb Falk (SLA)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Jesse Haines (PIT)
Catcher: Biz Mackey (BRO)
First Base: Fred Merkle (STL)
Second Base: Roy Grimes (BSN)
Third Base: Aaron Ward (NYN)
Shortstop: Travis Jackson (BRO)
Leftfield: Freddy Leach (NYN)
Centerfield: James Bell (BSN)
Rightfield: Sam Rice (NYN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Philadelphia (A) 88 74 .543 -- .277 3.93
Boston (A) 82 80 .506 6 .262 3.62
Washington 82 80 .506 6 .271 3.89
New York (A) 53 109 .327 35 .226 4.08
AL West
Cleveland 101 61 .623 -- .295 3.87
St. Louis (A) 91 71 .562 10 .290 3.70
Detroit 84 78 .519 17 .281 3.65
Chicago (A) 67 95 .414 34 .261 3.82
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Cincinnati 84 78 .519 -- .273 3.95
Philadelphia (N) 78 84 .481 6 .273 4.12
Pittsburgh 78 84 .481 6 .263 3.90
Boston (N) 37 125 .228 47 .222 5.23
NL West
Brooklyn 109 53 .673 -- .287 3.04
St. Louis (N) 94 68 .580 15 .257 3.52
New York (N) 87 75 .537 22 .260 3.77
Chicago (N) 81 81 .500 28 .286 4.47
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Philadelphia (A) (3) against Cleveland (4)
Cincinnati (2) against Brooklyn (4)
World Series :
Brooklyn (4) against Cleveland (3)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.385 Joe Jackson(SLA,AL)
.354 Cristobal Torriente(CHC,NL)
.352 Bill Terry( PHI CIN,NL)
.349 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
.347 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
51 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
24 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
24 Ken Williams(PHA)
23 George Scales(PHI)
21 Bob Meusel(CHA,AL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
150 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
117 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
114 Hack Miller(SLA,AL)
112 Austin Mchenry(CLE,AL)
109 Bob Meusel(CHA,AL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.48 Colonel Snover(NYN)
2.54 Dutch Leonard(BRO,NL)
2.62 John Williams (BRO,NL)
2.74 Hugh Canavan(BRO,NL)
2.79 Andy Cooper(BOS)
TOP 5 in WINS :
30 John Williams (BRO,NL)
27 Dutch Leonard(BRO,NL)
26 Sam Jones(SLA,AL)
25 Hugh Canavan(BRO,NL)
24 Speed Martin(CLE,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
14 Phil Morrison(STL)
11 Walter Bernhardt(PHA)
9 Paul Carter(CHA)
9 Sweetbreads Bailey(CLE,AL)
9 Roy Johnson(SLA)
1924 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Lee Thompson (NYY)!
He had a record of 21-11 with an ERA of 2.77 and 2 shutouts.
In 38 games started, he pitched 324.2 innings, fanning 121 and walking 86 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
William Mccall (PHI)!
He had a record of 26-12 with an ERA of 3.12 and 1 shutouts.
In 40 games started, he pitched 346.2 innings, fanning 97 and walking 62 batters.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Andy Cooper (BOS)!
He had a record of 23-9 with an ERA of 2.39 and 6 shutouts.
In 41 games started, he pitched 349.2 innings, fanning 189 and walking 58 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Norman Stearnes (PHA)!
He batted .357 in 616 AB, with 34 homers and 126 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 30-10 with an ERA of 2.12 and 5 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 390.1 innings, fanning 232 and walking 30 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Oscar Charleston (NYN)!
He batted .347 in 596 AB, with 26 homers and 131 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Lee Thompson (NYY)
Catcher: Frank Snyder (CLE)
First Base: Ike Boone (DET)
Second Base: Frank Ellerbe (BOS)
Third Base: George Grantham (SLA)
Shortstop: Carter Elliott (NYY)
Leftfield: Bob Meusel (CHA)
Centerfield: Al Simmons (CHA)
Rightfield: Kiki Cuyler (CHA)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: John Sullivan (PHI)
Catcher: Mickey Devine (CIN)
First Base: Joe Hauser (NYN)
Second Base: Cliff Lee (PHI)
Third Base: Fred Thomas (BSN)
Shortstop: Orville Riggins (NYN)
Leftfield: Babe Ruth (CHC)
Centerfield: James Bell (BSN)
Rightfield: Bernie Neis (BSN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Philadelphia (A) 93 69 .574 -- .302 4.43
Boston (A) 90 72 .556 3 .274 4.18
Washington 87 75 .537 6 .288 4.43
New York (A) 62 100 .383 31 .250 4.09
AL West
Detroit 88 74 .543 -- .291 3.70
Cleveland 82 80 .506 6 .281 4.09
Chicago (A) 75 87 .463 13 .278 4.31
St. Louis (A) 71 91 .438 17 .274 4.50
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Philadelphia (N) 90 72 .556 -- .277 3.89
Cincinnati 88 74 .543 2 .269 3.65
Pittsburgh 70 92 .432 20 .273 4.43
Boston (N) 55 107 .340 35 .248 4.98
NL West
Brooklyn 96 66 .593 -- .272 2.86
Chicago (N) 89 73 .549 7 .283 3.63
New York (N) 89 73 .549 7 .283 3.72
St. Louis (N) 71 91 .438 25 .240 4.06
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Detroit (4) against Philadelphia (A) (1)
Philadelphia (N) (2) against Brooklyn (4)
World Series :
Brooklyn (4) against Detroit (1)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.360 Oscar Johnson(BOS,AL)
.357 Norman Stearnes(PHA,AL)
.350 Sam Bennett(CLE)
.349 Charles Blackwell(WAS,AL)
.347 Oscar Charleston(NYN,NL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
35 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
34 Norman Stearnes(PHA,AL)
32 Hack Wilson(BOS)
28 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
28 Austin Mchenry(CLE)
TOP 5 in RBI :
131 Oscar Charleston(NYN,NL)
126 Norman Stearnes(PHA,AL)
125 Cy Williams(PHA)
124 George Sisler(WAS,AL)
118 Austin Mchenry(CLE)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.07 Hugh Canavan(BRO,NL)
2.12 John Williams (BRO,NL)
2.22 Garland Buckeye(DET)
2.39 Andy Cooper(BOS,AL)
2.54 Vic Keen(DET)
TOP 5 in WINS :
30 John Williams (BRO,NL)
27 John Donaldson(CIN)
26 Percy Miller(CHC,NL)
26 William Mccall(PHI,NL)
24 Hugh Canavan(BRO,NL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
31 Walter Bernhardt(PHA,AL)
14 Jim Walsh(BOS)
13 Allen Russell(DET)
10 Ed Rile(CIN)
9 Phil Morrison(STL,NL)
1925 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Jimmie Foxx (NYY)!
He batted .292 in 356 AB, with 16 homers and 40 RBI.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Charles Smith (CHC)!
He batted .410 in 478 AB, with 21 homers and 116 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Sam Jones (SLA)!
He had a record of 25-12 with an ERA of 2.95 and 3 shutouts.
In 41 games started, he pitched 360 innings, fanning 157 and walking 91 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Norman Stearnes (PHA)!
He batted .346 in 610 AB, with 28 homers and 117 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 31-7 with an ERA of 1.98 and 7 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 399 innings, fanning 247 and walking 25 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Charles Smith (CHC)!
He batted .410 in 478 AB, with 21 homers and 116 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Tim Mcnamara (WAS)
Catcher: Frank Snyder (CLE)
First Base: George Sisler (WAS)
Second Base: Frankie Frisch (CHA)
Third Base: Doc Prothro (WAS)
Shortstop: Pie Traynor (WAS)
Leftfield: Norman Stearnes (PHA)
Centerfield: Al Simmons (CHA)
Rightfield: Bibb Falk (SLA)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Jim Roberts (BSN)
Catcher: Harry Mccurdy (STL)
First Base: Jud Wilson (CHC)
Second Base: Charlie Gehringer (BSN)
Third Base: Fred Thomas (BSN)
Shortstop: Orville Riggins (NYN)
Leftfield: Babe Ruth (CHC)
Centerfield: James Bell (BSN)
Rightfield: Casey Stengel (BSN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Boston (A) 93 69 .574 -- .286 3.74
Washington 87 75 .537 6 .295 5.00
Philadelphia (A) 82 80 .506 11 .284 4.51
New York (A) 47 115 .290 46 .246 4.92
AL West
St. Louis (A) 93 69 .574 -- .272 4.10
Cleveland 87 75 .537 6 .298 4.29
Chicago (A) 81 81 .500 12 .272 3.63
Detroit 78 84 .481 15 .297 4.34
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Philadelphia (N)100 62 .617 -- .303 3.76
Pittsburgh 86 76 .531 14 .286 3.92
Boston (N) 71 91 .438 29 .255 4.22
Cincinnati 58 104 .358 42 .252 4.04
NL West
Brooklyn 100 62 .617 -- .286 3.47
Chicago (N) 88 74 .543 12 .285 4.26
New York (N) 85 77 .525 15 .293 4.19
St. Louis (N) 60 102 .370 40 .241 4.26
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
St. Louis (A) (4) against Boston (A) (1)
Brooklyn (2) against Philadelphia (N) (4)
World Series :
Philadelphia (N) (1) against St. Louis (A) (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.410 Charles Smith( BSN CHC,NL)
.377 Oscar Johnson(BOS)
.373 Joe Jackson(SLA,AL)
.361 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
.360 Crush Holloway(CHC,NL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
38 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
30 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
29 Austin Mchenry(CLE,AL)
28 Norman Stearnes(PHA,AL)
25 Rogers Hornsby(PHI,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
141 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
130 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
130 Goose Goslin(WAS)
125 Al Simmons(CHA,AL)
123 Austin Mchenry(CLE,AL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
1.98 John Williams (BRO,NL)
2.31 Dutch Leonard(CIN)
2.81 Connie Rector(CHC,NL)
2.86 Carmen Hill(BOS,AL)
2.95 Sam Jones(SLA,AL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
31 John Williams (BRO,NL)
27 Rosy Ryan(SLA,AL)
25 Speed Martin(CLE,AL)
25 Sam Jones(SLA,AL)
25 Ralph Comstock(PHI,NL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
14 Allen Russell(DET)
11 Red Shea(NYN)
9 Hal Kime(BSN)
9 Lefty Williams(WAS)
8 George Mohart(PHA)
1926 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Joe Cronin (DET)!
He batted .313 in 515 AB, with 10 homers and 61 RBI.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Mel Ott (CIN)!
He batted .290 in 544 AB, with 25 homers and 93 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Lewis Wolfolk (CHA)!
He had a record of 28-14 with an ERA of 2.93 and 1 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 387 innings, fanning 136 and walking 41 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Pat Collins (PHA)!
He batted .331 in 484 AB, with 43 homers and 133 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 24-5 with an ERA of 2.08 and 9 shutouts.
In 36 games started, he pitched 293.2 innings, fanning 226 and walking 25 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Charles Smith (CHC)!
He batted .420 in 609 AB, with 32 homers and 166 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Webster Mcdonald (WAS)
Catcher: Frank Snyder (CLE)
First Base: George Sisler (WAS)
Second Base: Riggs Stephenson (DET)
Third Base: George Grantham (SLA)
Shortstop: Roger Peckinpaugh (CHA)
Leftfield: Norman Stearnes (PHA)
Centerfield: Oscar Johnson (BOS)
Rightfield: Kiki Cuyler (CHA)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: William Mccall (PHI)
Catcher: Biz Mackey (BRO)
First Base: Ray Knode (STL)
Second Base: Earl Smith (CIN)
Third Base: Newt Joseph (STL)
Shortstop: Les Bell (STL)
Leftfield: Babe Ruth (CHC)
Centerfield: James Bell (BSN)
Rightfield: Harry Heilmann (BRO)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Washington 87 75 .537 -- .293 4.64
Boston (A) 85 77 .525 2 .282 4.08
New York (A) 83 79 .512 4 .276 4.23
Philadelphia (A) 79 83 .488 8 .285 4.57
AL West
Detroit 96 66 .593 -- .300 4.07
Chicago (A) 82 80 .506 14 .274 4.08
Cleveland 76 86 .469 20 .306 4.67
St. Louis (A) 60 102 .370 36 .273 5.20
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Boston (N) 85 77 .525 -- .261 3.83
Pittsburgh 82 80 .506 3 .288 4.69
Cincinnati 78 84 .481 7 .264 4.34
Philadelphia (N) 70 92 .432 15 .284 4.99
NL West
Chicago (N) 94 68 .580 -- .304 4.47
Brooklyn 93 69 .574 1 .278 3.51
St. Louis (N) 75 87 .463 19 .257 4.22
New York (N) 71 91 .438 23 .280 4.86
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Washington (1) against Detroit (4)
Boston (N) (1) against Chicago (N) (4)
World Series :
Chicago (N) (4) against Detroit (1)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.420 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
.373 Oscar Johnson(BOS,AL)
.371 Bill Lamar(CLE)
.359 Doc Prothro(WAS)
.356 Mitch Murray(DET,AL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
46 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
43 Pat Collins(PHA,AL)
37 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
32 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
31 Rogers Hornsby(PHI,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
166 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
158 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
133 Pat Collins(PHA,AL)
126 Rogers Hornsby(PHI,NL)
124 Austin Mchenry(CLE,AL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.08 John Williams (BRO)
2.90 Hugh Canavan(BRO)
2.93 Lewis Wolfolk(CHA,AL)
3.17 Lou Vedder(STL)
3.23 Carmen Hill(BOS,AL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
28 Lewis Wolfolk(CHA,AL)
26 Ed Wells(BSN,NL)
25 Carmen Hill(BOS,AL)
24 Colonel Snover(NYN)
24 Connie Rector(CHC,NL NYY)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
11 Lefty Williams(WAS)
10 Logan Drake(PHI,NL)
10 Allen Russell(DET,AL)
9 George Ellison(BSN)
9 Ed Monroe( BOS)
1927 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Tony Lazzeri (CHA)!
He batted .281 in 530 AB, with 14 homers and 101 RBI.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Babe Herman (STL)!
He batted .323 in 617 AB, with 19 homers and 97 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Lewis Wolfolk (CHA)!
He had a record of 24-13 with an ERA of 2.93 and 3 shutouts.
In 44 games started, he pitched 371.2 innings, fanning 135 and walking 41 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Norman Stearnes (PHA)!
He batted .387 in 597 AB, with 32 homers and 133 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 31-9 with an ERA of 2.41 and 5 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 392.1 innings, fanning 276 and walking 34 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Charles Smith (CHC)!
He batted .436 in 594 AB, with 43 homers and 176 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Pete Donohue (WAS)
Catcher: Pat Collins (PHA)
First Base: George Sisler (WAS)
Second Base: Willie Kamm (CLE)
Third Base: George Grantham (SLA)
Shortstop: Glenn Wright (SLA)
Leftfield: Heinie Manush (SLA)
Centerfield: Al Simmons (CHA)
Rightfield: Bob Meusel (CHA)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Bob Steele (CHC)
Catcher: Poindexter Williams (CHC)
First Base: Jud Wilson (CHC)
Second Base: Walter Cannady (CIN)
Third Base: Fred Thomas (BSN)
Shortstop: Joe Sewell (CIN)
Leftfield: Al Wingo (BRO)
Centerfield: Carson Bigbee (BRO)
Rightfield: Dick Cox (NYN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Boston (A) 89 73 .549 -- .284 3.96
Philadelphia (A) 86 76 .531 3 .300 4.70
New York (A) 76 86 .469 13 .305 5.02
Washington 72 90 .444 17 .290 4.89
AL West
Detroit 95 67 .586 -- .300 4.26
St. Louis (A) 82 80 .506 13 .285 4.88
Chicago (A) 77 85 .475 18 .281 3.88
Cleveland 71 91 .438 24 .297 4.89
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Pittsburgh 94 68 .580 -- .295 4.45
Philadelphia (N) 87 75 .537 7 .294 4.90
Cincinnati 85 77 .525 9 .273 4.32
Boston (N) 83 79 .512 11 .257 4.25
NL West
Brooklyn 102 60 .630 -- .284 3.48
Chicago (N) 99 63 .611 3 .309 4.42
St. Louis (N) 60 102 .370 42 .266 5.29
New York (N) 38 124 .235 64 .244 5.43
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Boston (A) (4) against Detroit (2)
Pittsburgh (3) against Brooklyn (4)
World Series :
Brooklyn (4) against Boston (A) (2)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.436 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
.410 James Ellis(NYY,AL)
.387 Norman Stearnes(PHA,AL)
.376 George Sisler(WAS)
.372 Joe Jackson( PHA)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
51 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
49 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
43 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
40 Oscar Charleston( PHI)
37 Mel Ott(CIN)
TOP 5 in RBI :
176 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
142 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
133 Norman Stearnes(PHA,AL)
132 Bill Terry(CIN,NL)
131 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.33 Hugh Canavan(BRO,NL)
2.41 John Williams (BRO,NL)
2.93 Lewis Wolfolk(CHA,AL)
3.19 Vic Keen(DET,AL)
3.29 Tony Kaufmann(PIT)
TOP 5 in WINS :
32 Hugh Canavan(BRO,NL)
31 John Williams (BRO,NL)
24 Lewis Wolfolk(CHA,AL)
24 Dana Fillingim(DET,AL)
24 Bob Steele(CHC,NL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
15 Zack Foreman(CHC,NL)
14 Jesse Winters(PHA)
14 Ed Monroe(BOS,AL)
12 Dick Mccabe(BRO)
12 Walter Zink(CLE,AL)
1928 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Woody English (PHA)!
He batted .318 in 485 AB, with 4 homers and 72 RBI.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Chuck Klein (STL)!
He batted .316 in 525 AB, with 33 homers and 131 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Ralph Comstock (PHA)!
He had a record of 26-9 with an ERA of 3.18 and 1 shutouts.
In 39 games started, he pitched 322.1 innings, fanning 152 and walking 43 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Pat Collins (PHA)!
He batted .338 in 480 AB, with 43 homers and 132 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 30-10 with an ERA of 2.03 and 3 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 376.2 innings, fanning 287 and walking 38 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Lou Gehrig (BSN)!
He batted .391 in 547 AB, with 62 homers and 162 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Bert Cole (DET)
Catcher: Pat Collins (PHA)
First Base: George Sisler (WAS)
Second Base: Riggs Stephenson (DET)
Third Base: George Grantham (SLA)
Shortstop: Buddy Myer (WAS)
Leftfield: Lefty O'doul (DET)
Centerfield: Al Simmons (CHA)
Rightfield: Frank Brower (CLE)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Guy Bush (BRO)
Catcher: John Brock (CIN)
First Base: Babe Herman (STL)
Second Base: Martin Dihigo (PIT)
Third Base: Andy High (BRO)
Shortstop: Joe Sewell (CIN)
Leftfield: Al Wingo (BRO)
Centerfield: Carson Bigbee (BRO)
Rightfield: Dick Cox (NYN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Philadelphia (A) 97 65 .599 -- .305 4.33
Boston (A) 88 74 .543 9 .295 4.22
Washington 84 78 .519 13 .294 4.29
New York (A) 73 89 .451 24 .272 4.12
AL West
Detroit 86 76 .531 -- .302 4.78
Chicago (A) 76 86 .469 10 .266 3.86
Cleveland 75 87 .463 11 .288 5.21
St. Louis (A) 69 93 .426 17 .284 5.09
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Pittsburgh 95 67 .586 -- .288 4.49
Philadelphia (N) 91 71 .562 4 .291 4.37
Cincinnati 69 93 .426 26 .273 5.20
Boston (N) 66 96 .407 29 .262 5.76
NL West
Brooklyn 100 62 .617 -- .273 3.49
Chicago (N) 92 70 .568 8 .287 4.70
New York (N) 69 93 .426 31 .285 5.03
St. Louis (N) 66 96 .407 34 .256 5.55
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Detroit (4) against Philadelphia (A) (1)
Pittsburgh (0) against Brooklyn (4)
World Series :
Brooklyn (4) against Detroit (2)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.398 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
.391 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
.373 James Ellis(NYY,AL)
.371 Dick Lundy(CLE)
.370 Mitch Murray(DET,AL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
62 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
58 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
55 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
50 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
43 Pat Collins(PHA,AL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
162 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
161 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
155 Bill Terry(CIN,NL)
141 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
141 Wilson Redus(PHI,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.03 John Williams (BRO,NL)
3.03 Andy Cooper(BOS,AL)
3.18 Ralph Comstock(PHA,AL)
3.26 Lewis Wolfolk(CHA)
3.36 Hugh Canavan( PIT,NL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
30 John Williams (BRO,NL)
26 Ralph Comstock(PHA,AL)
25 Pat Murray( BRO,NL)
24 Pete Donohue(WAS,AL)
24 Bill Knowlton(CLE,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
13 Walter Zink(CLE,AL)
13 Ed Monroe(BOS)
13 Red Shea(NYN)
13 Watty Clark(PHA,AL)
12 Phil Morrison( NYY)
1929 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Ed Walsh (PHA)!
He had a record of 20-13 with an ERA of 4.34 and 1 shutouts.
In 35 games started, he pitched 292.1 innings, fanning 165 and walking 76 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Earl Averill (CIN)!
He batted .285 in 614 AB, with 19 homers and 84 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Eddie Rommel (CHA)!
He had a record of 24-15 with an ERA of 3.51 and 3 shutouts.
In 43 games started, he pitched 366.1 innings, fanning 106 and walking 88 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Norman Stearnes (PHA)!
He batted .354 in 630 AB, with 34 homers and 154 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 28-8 with an ERA of 1.69 and 5 shutouts.
In 42 games started, he pitched 367 innings, fanning 292 and walking 40 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Charles Smith (CHC)!
He batted .416 in 616 AB, with 50 homers and 186 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Larry French (PHA)
Catcher: Al Lopez (WAS)
First Base: George Sisler (WAS)
Second Base: Cliff Lee (BOS)
Third Base: George Grantham (SLA)
Shortstop: Buddy Myer (WAS)
Leftfield: Hack Wilson (BOS)
Centerfield: Wattie Holm (NYY)
Rightfield: Kiki Cuyler (CHA)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Hod Eller (NYN)
Catcher: Poindexter Williams (PHI)
First Base: Dale Alexander (STL)
Second Base: Martin Dihigo (PIT)
Third Base: Newt Joseph (CIN)
Shortstop: Charlie Engle (STL)
Leftfield: Mel Ott (CIN)
Centerfield: James Bell (PHI)
Rightfield: Chuck Klein (STL)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Philadelphia (A) 95 67 .586 -- .305 4.40
Boston (A) 91 71 .562 4 .290 3.94
Washington 84 78 .519 11 .295 4.46
New York (A) 47 115 .290 48 .284 7.08
AL West
Detroit 96 66 .593 -- .296 4.00
Chicago (A) 83 79 .512 13 .281 4.30
Cleveland 77 85 .475 19 .308 4.95
St. Louis (A) 75 87 .463 21 .289 4.99
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Philadelphia (N)112 50 .691 -- .298 3.94
Boston (N) 91 71 .562 21 .278 4.20
Pittsburgh 90 72 .556 22 .289 4.04
Cincinnati 76 86 .469 36 .274 4.57
NL West
Brooklyn 94 68 .580 -- .281 3.53
Chicago (N) 84 78 .519 10 .287 5.01
St. Louis (N) 68 94 .420 26 .276 4.78
New York (N) 33 129 .204 61 .225 6.01
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Philadelphia (A) (1) against Detroit (4)
Brooklyn (1) against Philadelphia (N) (4)
World Series :
Philadelphia (N) (4) against Detroit (1)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.416 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
.373 James Bell(PHI,NL)
.371 Joe Jackson( PHI,NL)
.369 James Ellis(NYY,AL)
.354 George Giles(CLE)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
53 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
51 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
50 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
42 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
42 Babe Ruth(CHC,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
186 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
183 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
156 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
154 Norman Stearnes(PHA,AL)
148 Wilson Redus(PHI)
TOP 5 in ERA :
0.24 Jack Marshall(NYN)
1.69 John Williams (BRO,NL)
2.96 Clay Roe(PHI,NL)
2.99 Hugh Canavan(PIT)
3.17 Andy Cooper(BOS)
TOP 5 in WINS :
28 John Williams (BRO,NL)
27 Clay Roe(PHI,NL)
26 Wes Ferrell(PHI,NL)
26 Percy Miller(CHC,NL)
25 Connie Rector(CHC BSN)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
13 Bill Hughes(DET)
12 Wilcy Moore(BOS)
12 Clarence Fisher( NYY PHA,AL)
12 Ray Roberts(BRO)
11 Curt Fullerton(BOS)
1930 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Steve Slayton (PHA)!
He had a record of 22-12 with an ERA of 4.50 and 1 shutouts.
In 38 games started, he pitched 294 innings, fanning 118 and walking 123 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Hank Greenberg (NYN)!
He batted .253 in 550 AB, with 35 homers and 114 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Lewis Wolfolk (CHA)!
He had a record of 28-14 with an ERA of 3.55 and 4 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 373 innings, fanning 135 and walking 49 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Norman Stearnes (PHA)!
He batted .312 in 612 AB, with 33 homers and 129 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 30-5 with an ERA of 1.92 and 3 shutouts.
In 37 games started, he pitched 328.1 innings, fanning 303 and walking 41 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Charles Smith (CHC)!
He batted .414 in 532 AB, with 57 homers and 161 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Syl Johnson (CHA)
Catcher: Tom Young (CLE)
First Base: George Sisler (WAS)
Second Base: Riggs Stephenson (DET)
Third Base: Freddie Lindstrom (WAS)
Shortstop: Glenn Wright (SLA)
Leftfield: Hack Wilson (BOS)
Centerfield: Oscar Johnson (BOS)
Rightfield: Harvey Hendrick (DET)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Guy Bush (BRO)
Catcher: Tom Angley (CIN)
First Base: Dale Alexander (STL)
Second Base: Lance Richbourg (STL)
Third Base: Babe Pinelli (BSN)
Shortstop: Specs Toporczer (BRO)
Leftfield: Mel Ott (CIN)
Centerfield: Charles Smith (CHC)
Rightfield: Lazaro Salazar (CIN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Philadelphia (A) 95 67 .586 -- .285 4.35
New York (A) 87 75 .537 8 .302 5.15
Boston (A) 83 79 .512 12 .296 4.63
Washington 77 85 .475 18 .288 4.28
AL West
Detroit 95 67 .586 -- .299 4.20
Chicago (A) 81 81 .500 14 .277 4.32
Cleveland 66 96 .407 29 .286 5.46
St. Louis (A) 64 98 .395 31 .264 5.10
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Philadelphia (N) 93 69 .574 -- .282 4.18
Pittsburgh 92 70 .568 1 .280 4.14
Boston (N) 79 83 .488 14 .268 4.47
Cincinnati 76 86 .469 17 .269 4.83
NL West
Brooklyn 99 63 .611 -- .286 3.96
Chicago (N) 75 87 .463 24 .294 5.87
St. Louis (N) 75 87 .463 24 .263 4.76
New York (N) 59 103 .364 40 .258 5.42
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Detroit (4) against Philadelphia (A) (1)
Philadelphia (N) (4) against Brooklyn (1)
World Series :
Philadelphia (N) (4) against Detroit (0)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.414 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
.391 Oscar Johnson(BOS,AL)
.358 James Ellis(NYY,AL)
.358 Buddy Myer(WAS)
.355 George Carr( CHC)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
57 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
54 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
47 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
40 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
40 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
161 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
149 Earl Averill(CIN,NL)
147 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
143 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
135 Babe Herman(STL,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
1.92 John Williams (BRO,NL)
3.00 Lefty Grove(STL)
3.12 Clay Roe(PHI,NL)
3.20 Hugh Canavan(PIT,NL)
3.21 William Mccall(PHI,NL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
30 John Williams (BRO,NL)
28 Lewis Wolfolk(CHA,AL)
27 William Mccall(PHI,NL)
25 Ed Walsh(PHA)
24 Julian Bell(NYY,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
15 Clarence Fisher(PHA,AL)
13 Ned Porter(CHA)
12 Bill Clowers(WAS,AL)
12 Willie Ludolph(CIN)
11 Bill Hughes(DET)
1931 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Wally Berger (CLE)!
He batted .293 in 591 AB, with 26 homers and 137 RBI.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
John Dixon (NYN)!
He had a record of 20-19 with an ERA of 3.79 and 1 shutouts.
In 39 games started, he pitched 328 innings, fanning 105 and walking 35 batters.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Sheriff Blake (NYY)!
He had a record of 24-15 with an ERA of 3.63 and 3 shutouts.
In 44 games started, he pitched 379 innings, fanning 229 and walking 167 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Norman Stearnes (PHA)!
He batted .371 in 568 AB, with 33 homers and 124 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Percy Miller (CHC)!
He had a record of 29-11 with an ERA of 3.08 and 3 shutouts.
In 40 games started, he pitched 348 innings, fanning 178 and walking 82 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Charles Smith (CHC)!
He batted .439 in 603 AB, with 52 homers and 177 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Pete Donohue (WAS)
Catcher: Gabby Hartnett (CHA)
First Base: Johnny Frederick (DET)
Second Base: Riggs Stephenson (DET)
Third Base: George Grantham (SLA)
Shortstop: Luke Appling (CHA)
Leftfield: Austin Mchenry (PHA)
Centerfield: Oscar Johnson (BOS)
Rightfield: Harvey Hendrick (DET)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Mike Kircher (BRO)
Catcher: Poindexter Williams (PHI)
First Base: Dale Alexander (STL)
Second Base: Martin Dihigo (PIT)
Third Base: Jud Wilson (CHC)
Shortstop: Dick Bartell (NYN)
Leftfield: Lloyd Waner (BRO)
Centerfield: Earl Averill (CIN)
Rightfield: Lazaro Salazar (CIN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
New York (A) 88 74 .543 -- .296 4.58
Philadelphia (A) 87 75 .537 1 .283 4.67
Washington 86 76 .531 2 .277 4.36
Boston (A) 75 87 .463 13 .277 4.43
AL West
Detroit 90 72 .556 -- .295 4.09
Chicago (A) 82 80 .506 8 .273 4.46
St. Louis (A) 77 85 .475 13 .269 5.04
Cleveland 63 99 .389 27 .289 5.96
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Philadelphia (N) 91 71 .562 -- .283 4.73
Boston (N) 88 74 .543 3 .286 4.56
Pittsburgh 86 76 .531 5 .284 4.60
Cincinnati 65 97 .401 26 .273 5.43
NL West
New York (N) 82 80 .506 -- .273 4.49
St. Louis (N) 81 81 .500 1 .269 5.01
Brooklyn 79 83 .488 3 .268 4.37
Chicago (N) 76 86 .469 6 .286 5.27
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
New York (A) (4) against Detroit (1)
New York (N) (2) against Philadelphia (N) (4)
World Series :
Philadelphia (N) (4) against New York (A) (3)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.439 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
.371 Norman Stearnes(PHA,AL)
.368 Goose Goslin(WAS,AL)
.367 Oscar Johnson(BOS,AL)
.359 James Ellis(NYY,AL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
56 Hank Greenberg(NYN,NL)
52 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
44 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
44 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
35 Joe Hauser(PHA,AL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
177 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
149 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
142 Hank Greenberg(NYN,NL)
137 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
137 Oscar Charleston(PHI)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.07 John Williams (BRO)
2.99 Huck Betts(DET,AL)
3.08 Percy Miller(CHC,NL)
3.33 William Mccall(PHI,NL)
3.40 Lefty Grove(STL,NL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
29 Percy Miller(CHC,NL)
25 William Mccall(PHI,NL)
24 Isaac Lane (NYN,NL)
24 Sheriff Blake(NYY,AL)
23 Lefty Grove(STL,NL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
12 Jim Wright(NYN)
10 Willie Ludolph(CIN)
10 Bill Hughes(DET)
10 Haddie Gill(WAS,AL)
8 Lawrence Terrell(PHI)
1932 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Lon Warneke (DET)!
He had a record of 14-7 with an ERA of 3.76 and 1 shutouts.
In 22 games started, he pitched 194 innings, fanning 80 and walking 44 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Arky Vaughan (CIN)!
He batted .323 in 499 AB, with 15 homers and 84 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Tim Mcnamara (NYY)!
He had a record of 24-11 with an ERA of 3.26 and 2 shutouts.
In 39 games started, he pitched 336.1 innings, fanning 114 and walking 75 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Norman Stearnes (PHA)!
He batted .350 in 608 AB, with 50 homers and 154 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 26-14 with an ERA of 2.23 and 9 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 388 innings, fanning 326 and walking 28 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Charles Smith (CHC)!
He batted .448 in 605 AB, with 60 homers and 167 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Ed Brandt (CLE)
Catcher: Bill Dickey (NYY)
First Base: Ed Morgan (CHA)
Second Base: Riggs Stephenson (DET)
Third Base: Chuck Dressen (WAS)
Shortstop: Ray Blades (NYY)
Leftfield: Hack Wilson (BOS)
Centerfield: Oscar Johnson (BOS)
Rightfield: Joe Munson (WAS)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Bill Vargus (CIN)
Catcher: Poindexter Williams (PHI)
First Base: Claude Johnson (BRO)
Second Base: Johnny Russell (BRO)
Third Base: Billy Urbanski (STL)
Shortstop: Red Rolfe (STL)
Leftfield: Mel Ott (CIN)
Centerfield: Charles Smith (CHC)
Rightfield: Lazaro Salazar (CIN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
New York (A) 97 65 .599 -- .298 4.17
Boston (A) 82 80 .506 15 .286 4.95
Philadelphia (A) 78 84 .481 19 .282 4.78
Washington 76 86 .469 21 .271 4.49
AL West
Detroit 88 74 .543 -- .281 4.23
St. Louis (A) 82 80 .506 6 .280 4.42
Chicago (A) 79 83 .488 9 .273 4.17
Cleveland 66 96 .407 22 .288 5.15
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Pittsburgh 93 69 .574 -- .281 4.31
Boston (N) 87 75 .537 6 .266 4.45
Philadelphia (N) 87 75 .537 6 .300 4.68
Cincinnati 71 91 .438 22 .277 5.36
NL West
New York (N) 84 78 .519 -- .272 4.77
Chicago (N) 78 84 .481 6 .286 5.60
St. Louis (N) 78 84 .481 6 .262 5.01
Brooklyn 70 92 .432 14 .260 4.46
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Detroit (3) against New York (A) (4)
New York (N) (2) against Pittsburgh (4)
World Series :
Pittsburgh (1) against New York (A) (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.448 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
.398 James Ellis(NYY,AL)
.354 Denver Grigsby(BOS,AL)
.351 Rogers Hornsby(PHI,NL)
.350 Norman Stearnes(PHA,AL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
66 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
64 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
60 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
50 Rogers Hornsby(PHI,NL)
50 Norman Stearnes(PHA,AL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
167 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
161 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
154 Norman Stearnes(PHA,AL)
154 Rogers Hornsby(PHI,NL)
145 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.23 John Williams (BRO,NL)
2.82 Hugh Canavan(PIT,NL)
3.21 Sam Gibson(BSN)
3.26 Tim Mcnamara( NYY,AL)
3.29 William Mccall(PHI,NL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
26 John Williams (BRO,NL)
24 Lee Thompson(NYN,NL)
24 Tim Mcnamara( NYY,AL)
23 Hugh Canavan(PIT,NL)
23 Sheriff Blake(NYY,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
16 Herman Gordon(PHA)
15 Jim Wright(NYN)
13 Ned Porter(CHA)
12 Hal Kime( BRO,NL)
11 Phil Cockrell(PHI)
1933 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Bob Johnson (WAS)!
He batted .314 in 555 AB, with 25 homers and 89 RBI.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Hal Trosky (BRO)!
He batted .307 in 577 AB, with 33 homers and 113 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Percy Miller (CLE)!
He had a record of 29-2 with an ERA of 3.11.
In 38 games started, he pitched 324.1 innings, fanning 151 and walking 67 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Wally Berger (CLE)!
He batted .347 in 594 AB, with 41 homers and 141 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 29-10 with an ERA of 2.31 and 8 shutouts.
In 42 games started, he pitched 358.2 innings, fanning 285 and walking 32 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Martin Dihigo (PIT)!
He batted .324 in 528 AB, with 63 homers and 153 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Lon Warneke (DET)
Catcher: Gabby Hartnett (CHA)
First Base: Fresco Thompson (BOS)
Second Base: Tony Lazzeri (CHA)
Third Base: Dib Williams (CHA)
Shortstop: Orville Riggins (CLE)
Leftfield: Clarence Jenkins (CHA)
Centerfield: Jo-jo Moore (CLE)
Rightfield: Goose Goslin (NYY)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Fred Heimach (PIT)
Catcher: Poindexter Williams (CIN)
First Base: Joe Hauser (NYN)
Second Base: Billy Herman (CIN)
Third Base: Hank Greenberg (NYN)
Shortstop: Dick Bartell (NYN)
Leftfield: Lloyd Waner (BRO)
Centerfield: James Bell (PHI)
Rightfield: Lazaro Salazar (CIN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
New York (A) 102 60 .630 -- .300 4.37
Boston (A) 79 83 .488 23 .290 4.92
Washington 69 93 .426 33 .287 5.48
Philadelphia (A) 59 103 .364 43 .274 5.18
AL West
Cleveland 94 68 .580 -- .312 5.40
Chicago (A) 91 71 .562 3 .276 4.28
Detroit 85 77 .525 9 .297 4.54
St. Louis (A) 69 93 .426 25 .271 4.84
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Pittsburgh 104 58 .642 -- .288 4.18
Boston (N) 99 63 .611 5 .273 4.15
Cincinnati 80 82 .494 24 .271 5.14
Philadelphia (N) 67 95 .414 37 .268 5.29
NL West
New York (N) 78 84 .481 -- .269 4.53
Brooklyn 76 86 .469 2 .264 4.91
St. Louis (N) 75 87 .463 3 .274 5.27
Chicago (N) 69 93 .426 9 .274 5.93
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Cleveland (1) against New York (A) (4)
New York (N) (0) against Pittsburgh (4)
World Series :
Pittsburgh (2) against New York (A) (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.373 Sam West( NYY,AL)
.358 James Ellis(NYY,AL)
.354 Babe Herman( PIT,NL)
.353 Oscar Johnson(BOS,AL)
.349 Woody English(NYY,AL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
63 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
56 Lou Gehrig(BSN)
54 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
47 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
43 Joe Hauser(NYN,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
157 Lou Gehrig(BSN)
153 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
141 Wally Berger(CLE,AL)
140 Oscar Johnson(BOS,AL)
140 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.31 John Williams (BRO,NL)
3.11 Percy Miller(CHC CLE,AL)
3.16 Ed Rile(DET)
3.44 John Dixon(NYN,NL)
3.47 Connie Rector(BSN,NL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
29 John Williams (BRO,NL)
29 Percy Miller(CHC CLE,AL)
24 Tony Kaufmann(PIT,NL)
24 Lefty Gomez(CIN,NL)
24 Sheriff Blake(NYY,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
16 Herman Gordon(PHA)
13 Bill Hughes( NYN)
12 Haddie Gill(WAS,AL)
11 Bernie Walter(BOS)
10 Ad Liska(PHI)
1934 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Zeke Bonura (WAS)!
He batted .295 in 522 AB, with 11 homers and 88 RBI.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Bill Wright (PIT)!
He batted .301 in 511 AB, with 18 homers and 73 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Tommy Bridges (DET)!
He had a record of 24-6 with an ERA of 3.02 and 3 shutouts.
In 36 games started, he pitched 295 innings, fanning 195 and walking 85 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Wally Berger (CLE)!
He batted .337 in 579 AB, with 34 homers and 138 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
William Mccall (CHC)!
He had a record of 26-8 with an ERA of 3.79.
In 36 games started, he pitched 299.1 innings, fanning 87 and walking 51 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Charles Smith (CHC)!
He batted .452 in 610 AB, with 65 homers and 197 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Flint Rhem (CHA)
Catcher: Rick Ferrell (CLE)
First Base: Johnny Frederick (DET)
Second Base: Riggs Stephenson (DET)
Third Base: Stu Clarke (DET)
Shortstop: Mark Koenig (DET)
Leftfield: Wally Berger (CLE)
Centerfield: Jo-jo Moore (CLE)
Rightfield: Goose Goslin (NYY)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Larry French (BSN)
Catcher: Tom Young (PHI)
First Base: Lou Gehrig (BSN)
Second Base: Martin Dihigo (PIT)
Third Base: Claude Johnson (BRO)
Shortstop: Dick Bartell (NYN)
Leftfield: Sammy Byrd (NYN)
Centerfield: Bill Wright (PIT)
Rightfield: Dixie Walker (NYN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Boston (A) 90 72 .556 -- .271 4.13
New York (A) 81 81 .500 9 .281 4.66
Washington 78 84 .481 12 .276 4.79
Philadelphia (A) 62 100 .383 28 .267 5.29
AL West
Detroit 86 76 .531 -- .284 4.22
Cleveland 85 77 .525 1 .293 4.66
Chicago (A) 84 78 .519 2 .264 3.93
St. Louis (A) 82 80 .506 4 .246 4.27
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Pittsburgh 93 69 .574 -- .299 4.71
Boston (N) 90 72 .556 3 .293 5.01
Philadelphia (N) 76 86 .469 17 .282 5.68
Cincinnati 63 99 .389 30 .261 5.43
NL West
New York (N) 93 69 .574 -- .276 4.82
Chicago (N) 85 77 .525 8 .302 5.74
Brooklyn 81 81 .500 12 .271 4.91
St. Louis (N) 67 95 .414 26 .268 4.99
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Detroit (4) against Boston (A) (1)
New York (N) (0) against Pittsburgh (4)
World Series :
Pittsburgh (4) against Detroit (1)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.452 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
.358 John Stone(CLE)
.353 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
.346 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
.345 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
65 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
64 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
62 Hank Greenberg(NYN,NL)
59 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
54 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
197 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
159 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
159 Hank Greenberg(NYN,NL)
147 Sammy Byrd(NYN,NL)
145 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.85 Hugh Canavan(PIT,NL)
2.98 Pete Donohue(BOS,AL)
3.02 Tommy Bridges(DET,AL)
3.11 John Williams (BRO,NL)
3.24 Lewis Wolfolk(CHA)
TOP 5 in WINS :
26 William Mccall(CHC,NL)
24 Tommy Bridges(DET,AL)
24 Larry French(BSN,NL)
23 John Dixon(NYN)
21 Tony Kaufmann(PIT,NL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
22 Bernie Walter(BOS,AL)
17 Syd Cohen( WAS)
13 Bob Poser(CHA)
13 Ned Porter( NYN)
11 Rusty Yarnall(PHI)
1935 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Clay Bryant (CLE)!
He had a record of 10-8 with an ERA of 3.39 and 1 shutouts.
In 24 games started, he pitched 191 innings, fanning 97 and walking 86 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Johnny Moore (STL)!
He batted .298 in 588 AB, with 21 homers and 123 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Lewis Wolfolk (CHA)!
He had a record of 26-15 with an ERA of 3.28 and 3 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 381.1 innings, fanning 132 and walking 46 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Wally Berger (CLE)!
He batted .340 in 561 AB, with 52 homers and 146 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Percy Miller (BSN)!
He had a record of 25-9 with an ERA of 3.73 and 1 shutouts.
In 38 games started, he pitched 323 innings, fanning 141 and walking 79 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
John Beckwith (PIT)!
He batted .353 in 584 AB, with 67 homers and 191 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Lon Warneke (DET)
Catcher: Poindexter Williams (PHA)
First Base: Ed Morgan (CHA)
Second Base: Les Mallon (PHA)
Third Base: Jasper Washington (BOS)
Shortstop: Red Kress (NYY)
Leftfield: Ray Pepper (PHA)
Centerfield: Jo-jo Moore (CLE)
Rightfield: Goose Goslin (NYY)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Larry French (BSN)
Catcher: Josh Gibson (CHC)
First Base: Babe Herman (PIT)
Second Base: Martin Dihigo (PIT)
Third Base: Travis Jackson (STL)
Shortstop: Frank Sigafoos (BSN)
Leftfield: George Puccinelli (BRO)
Centerfield: Bill Wright (PIT)
Rightfield: Dixie Walker (NYN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Washington 85 77 .525 -- .284 4.76
New York (A) 81 81 .500 4 .273 4.57
Boston (A) 77 85 .475 8 .277 4.72
Philadelphia (A) 56 106 .346 29 .261 5.89
AL West
Cleveland 108 54 .667 -- .295 4.08
St. Louis (A) 85 77 .525 23 .278 4.73
Chicago (A) 81 81 .500 27 .270 4.34
Detroit 75 87 .463 33 .278 4.58
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Pittsburgh 99 63 .611 -- .288 5.10
Boston (N) 98 64 .605 1 .281 4.49
Cincinnati 83 79 .512 16 .271 5.30
Philadelphia (N) 65 97 .401 34 .266 5.97
NL West
New York (N) 95 67 .586 -- .271 4.71
Brooklyn 75 87 .463 20 .267 5.01
Chicago (N) 72 90 .444 23 .290 6.13
St. Louis (N) 61 101 .377 34 .277 5.78
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Washington (3) against Cleveland (4)
New York (N) (4) against Pittsburgh (2)
World Series :
New York (N) (3) against Cleveland (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.361 Josh Gibson(CHC,NL)
.353 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
.344 Gus Suhr(SLA)
.342 John Stone(CLE)
.342 Ambrose Reid(WAS)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
75 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
69 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
67 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
62 Mel Ott(CIN)
57 Hank Greenberg(NYN,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
191 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
172 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
164 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
160 Mel Ott(CIN)
157 Sammy Byrd(NYN,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.59 John Williams (BRO,NL)
3.26 Lefty Grove( NYY,AL)
3.28 Lewis Wolfolk(CHA,AL)
3.39 Clay Bryant( CLE)
3.43 Dick Coffman(BRO)
TOP 5 in WINS :
26 Lewis Wolfolk(CHA,AL)
25 Percy Miller(BSN,NL)
24 Lefty Grove( NYY,AL)
24 Fred Heimach(PIT,NL)
23 Lefty Gomez(CIN CHC)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
22 Johnny Murphy(PIT)
21 Rusty Yarnall(PHI)
17 Ned Porter(NYN,NL)
15 Sol Carter(CLE,AL)
15 Bernie Walter(BOS)
1936 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Peaches Davis (CLE)!
He had a record of 24-7 with an ERA of 4.51 and 3 shutouts.
In 32 games started, he pitched 259.1 innings, fanning 80 and walking 74 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Johnny Mize (STL)!
He batted .309 in 570 AB, with 52 homers and 142 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Lefty Grove (NYY)!
He had a record of 27-14 with an ERA of 3.77 and 4 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 386.2 innings, fanning 262 and walking 122 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Tony Lazzeri (CHA)!
He batted .354 in 591 AB, with 44 homers and 136 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 24-17 with an ERA of 2.98 and 3 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 381 innings, fanning 320 and walking 29 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Mel Ott (CIN)!
He batted .396 in 533 AB, with 95 homers and 204 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Randy Gumpert (WAS)
Catcher: Bill Dickey (NYY)
First Base: Dick Siebert (BOS)
Second Base: Woody English (NYY)
Third Base: Jesse Walker (CHA)
Shortstop: Buddy Myer (WAS)
Leftfield: Don Hurst (SLA)
Centerfield: Moose Solters (CHA)
Rightfield: Goose Goslin (NYY)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Thornton Lee (CIN)
Catcher: Tom Young (PHI)
First Base: Joe Hauser (NYN)
Second Base: Billy Herman (CIN)
Third Base: Cecil Travis (STL)
Shortstop: Dick Bartell (NYN)
Leftfield: George Puccinelli (BRO)
Centerfield: Bill Wright (PIT)
Rightfield: Dixie Walker (NYN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
New York (A) 93 69 .574 -- .289 4.88
Washington 76 86 .469 17 .292 5.61
Boston (A) 73 89 .451 20 .281 5.43
Philadelphia (A) 63 99 .389 30 .273 5.43
AL West
Cleveland 114 48 .704 -- .301 4.45
St. Louis (A) 82 80 .506 32 .275 4.58
Detroit 74 88 .457 40 .284 4.64
Chicago (A) 73 89 .451 41 .276 4.77
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Boston (N) 96 66 .593 -- .281 4.92
Pittsburgh 92 70 .568 4 .298 5.12
Philadelphia (N) 80 82 .494 16 .283 5.36
Cincinnati 73 89 .451 23 .270 5.54
NL West
New York (N) 98 64 .605 -- .279 5.08
St. Louis (N) 77 85 .475 21 .287 6.20
Brooklyn 76 86 .469 22 .271 5.24
Chicago (N) 56 106 .346 42 .271 6.46
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
New York (A) (4) against Cleveland (3)
Boston (N) (4) against New York (N) (2)
World Series :
Boston (N) (2) against New York (A) (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.406 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
.396 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
.369 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
.368 Hal Trosky(BRO,NL)
.354 Tony Lazzeri(CHA,AL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
95 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
69 Hank Greenberg(NYN,NL)
63 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
60 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
53 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
204 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
176 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
173 Hank Greenberg(NYN,NL)
163 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
153 Chuck Klein(BSN,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.98 John Williams (BRO,NL)
3.30 Lewis Wolfolk(CHA)
3.73 Carlos Moore(CLE,AL)
3.77 Lefty Grove(NYY,AL)
3.80 Flint Rhem(NYN,NL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
27 Pete Donohue(BOS,AL)
27 Lefty Grove(NYY,AL)
24 Peaches Davis( CLE STL CLE,A)
24 John Williams (BRO,NL)
24 Flint Rhem(NYN,NL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
26 Ned Porter(NYN,NL)
19 Sol Carter(CLE)
16 Willie Powell( STL)
14 Red Evans( WAS)
12 Andy Bednar(CLE)
1937 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Jeff Heath (DET)!
He batted .312 in 532 AB, with 41 homers and 127 RBI.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
George Selkirk (PHI)!
He batted .264 in 432 AB, with 21 homers and 82 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Bill Swift (PHA)!
He had a record of 28-11 with an ERA of 3.82 and 3 shutouts.
In 41 games started, he pitched 343.2 innings, fanning 128 and walking 53 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Joe Dimaggio (PHA)!
He batted .338 in 624 AB, with 49 homers and 148 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 28-7 with an ERA of 3.19 and 2 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 364.1 innings, fanning 321 and walking 21 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Mel Ott (CIN)!
He batted .353 in 536 AB, with 69 homers and 181 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Willis Hudlin (WAS)
Catcher: Ernie Lombardi (WAS)
First Base: Dick Siebert (BOS)
Second Base: Cookie Lavagetto (BOS)
Third Base: Jesse Walker (CHA)
Shortstop: Orville Riggins (PHA)
Leftfield: Wally Berger (CLE)
Centerfield: Joe Medwick (SLA)
Rightfield: Elbie Fletcher (CLE)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Steamboat Struss (STL)
Catcher: Spud Davis (CIN)
First Base: Johnny Mize (STL)
Second Base: Martin Dihigo (PIT)
Third Base: Cecil Travis (STL)
Shortstop: Dick Bartell (NYN)
Leftfield: Sammy Byrd (NYN)
Centerfield: Charles Smith (CHC)
Rightfield: Dixie Walker (NYN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Philadelphia (A) 91 71 .562 -- .297 5.33
Boston (A) 86 76 .531 5 .286 4.68
New York (A) 81 81 .500 10 .291 5.38
Washington 74 88 .457 17 .276 5.50
AL West
Cleveland 99 63 .611 -- .292 4.79
Detroit 87 75 .537 12 .281 4.35
St. Louis (A) 66 96 .407 33 .265 4.95
Chicago (A) 64 98 .395 35 .266 5.09
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Boston (N) 97 65 .599 -- .299 4.35
Cincinnati 93 69 .574 4 .281 4.72
Pittsburgh 84 78 .519 13 .281 4.98
Philadelphia (N) 64 98 .395 33 .265 5.59
NL West
New York (N) 84 78 .519 -- .263 4.83
Chicago (N) 82 80 .506 2 .272 5.14
Brooklyn 80 82 .494 4 .276 5.25
St. Louis (N) 64 98 .395 20 .248 5.44
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Philadelphia (A) (0) against Cleveland (4)
New York (N) (2) against Boston (N) (4)
World Series :
Boston (N) (4) against Cleveland (3)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.375 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
.363 Si Rosenthal(BOS,AL)
.360 Bruce Campbell(BSN)
.356 John Beckwith(PIT,NL)
.355 Hal Trosky(BRO,NL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
69 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
63 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
55 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
54 Dolph Camilli(CLE,AL)
53 Hank Greenberg(NYN)
TOP 5 in RBI :
182 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
181 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
162 Charles Smith(CHC,NL)
161 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
154 Sammy Byrd(NYN,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.99 Wayne Osborne(PIT,NL)
3.08 Lefty Gomez(CHC)
3.16 Paul Derringer(BSN)
3.19 John Williams (BSN)
3.19 Steve Larkin(PHA,AL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
28 Bill Swift(PHA,AL)
28 John Williams (PHA,AL)
26 Flint Rhem( CIN,NL)
25 Pete Donohue(BOS,AL)
25 Bob Muncrief( DET,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
16 Sol Carter(CLE)
15 Rusty Yarnall(PHI,NL)
14 Ned Porter( NYN,NL)
12 Uel Eubanks(CIN)
12 Allen Benson(WAS,AL)
1938 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Johnny Niggeling (CLE)!
He had a record of 15-3 with an ERA of 4.44.
In 21 games started, he pitched 168.1 innings, fanning 108 and walking 65 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Joe Gordon (STL)!
He batted .288 in 386 AB, with 26 homers and 85 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Steve Larkin (PHA)!
He had a record of 25-9 with an ERA of 3.39 and 1 shutouts.
In 39 games started, he pitched 292 innings, fanning 316 and walking 161 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Wally Berger (CLE)!
He batted .368 in 598 AB, with 50 homers and 168 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 28-9 with an ERA of 2.80 and 4 shutouts.
In 44 games started, he pitched 366 innings, fanning 317 and walking 47 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Mel Ott (CIN)!
He batted .341 in 552 AB, with 83 homers and 183 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Jim Mooney (BOS)
Catcher: Tom Padden (DET)
First Base: Dick Siebert (BOS)
Second Base: Billy Myers (WAS)
Third Base: Charlie English (SLA)
Shortstop: Red Kress (NYY)
Leftfield: Joe Dimaggio (PHA)
Centerfield: Jo-jo Moore (CLE)
Rightfield: Elbie Fletcher (CLE)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Elden Auker (BSN)
Catcher: Josh Gibson (CHC)
First Base: Johnny Mize (STL)
Second Base: Frank Sigafoos (BSN)
Third Base: Cecil Travis (STL)
Shortstop: Red Rolfe (BSN)
Leftfield: George Puccinelli (BRO)
Centerfield: James Bell (PHI)
Rightfield: Terris Mcduffie (CHC)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Philadelphia (A) 85 77 .525 -- .272 4.80
New York (A) 84 78 .519 1 .287 5.23
Washington 71 91 .438 14 .280 5.99
Boston (A) 67 95 .414 18 .268 5.00
AL West
Cleveland 109 53 .673 -- .299 5.07
Detroit 82 80 .506 27 .281 5.34
Chicago (A) 80 82 .494 29 .286 4.92
St. Louis (A) 70 92 .432 39 .268 4.94
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Cincinnati 94 68 .580 -- .284 4.48
Pittsburgh 81 81 .500 13 .274 4.84
Boston (N) 78 84 .481 16 .278 5.55
Philadelphia (N) 71 91 .438 23 .264 5.40
NL West
New York (N) 88 74 .543 -- .264 4.04
Brooklyn 83 79 .512 5 .265 5.02
Chicago (N) 80 82 .494 8 .276 5.05
St. Louis (N) 73 89 .451 15 .265 5.97
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Philadelphia (A) (4) against Cleveland (3)
New York (N) (1) against Cincinnati (4)
World Series :
Cincinnati (4) against Philadelphia (A) (3)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.375 Johnny Mize(STL,NL)
.368 Wally Berger(CLE,AL)
.356 Bill Wright(PIT,NL)
.352 Tony Lazzeri(CHA,AL)
.350 Jo-jo Moore(CLE,AL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
83 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
69 Johnny Mize(STL,NL)
61 Hank Greenberg(NYN,NL)
51 Lou Gehrig(BSN,NL)
50 Wally Berger(CLE,AL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
183 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
168 Wally Berger(CLE,AL)
162 Hank Greenberg(NYN,NL)
161 Johnny Mize(STL,NL)
151 Dolph Camilli(CLE,AL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.80 John Williams (CLE,AL)
3.00 John Dixon(NYN,NL)
3.04 Tommy Bridges(DET)
3.08 Mel Harder(BSN,NL)
3.39 Steve Larkin(PHA,AL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
28 John Williams (PHA,AL)
25 Steve Larkin(PHA,AL)
25 Charlie Devens(NYY,AL)
24 John Dixon(NYN,NL)
23 Emil Roy(CIN,NL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
16 Clarence Pickrel(CLE,AL)
14 Paul Dean(PHI)
14 Rusty Yarnall( PHA)
13 Ned Porter(NYN,NL)
8 Bill Tyler(STL)
1939 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Joe Callahan (PHA)!
He had a record of 17-19 with an ERA of 5.01 and 2 shutouts.
In 44 games started, he pitched 332.1 innings, fanning 164 and walking 171 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Bob Elliott (STL)!
He batted .270 in 459 AB, with 26 homers and 86 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Steve Larkin (PHA)!
He had a record of 31-6 with an ERA of 2.51 and 6 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 347.2 innings, fanning 409 and walking 199 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Wally Berger (CLE)!
He batted .331 in 631 AB, with 38 homers and 159 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 32-5 with an ERA of 1.91 and 8 shutouts.
In 42 games started, he pitched 357.2 innings, fanning 331 and walking 36 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Mel Ott (CIN)!
He batted .367 in 556 AB, with 85 homers and 195 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Luis Tiant sr (CHA)
Catcher: Rick Ferrell (CLE)
First Base: Lou Gehrig (CHA)
Second Base: Tony Lazzeri (CHA)
Third Base: Charlie English (SLA)
Shortstop: Red Kress (NYY)
Leftfield: Sam Warmack (SLA)
Centerfield: Enos Slaughter (SLA)
Rightfield: Hank Leiber (PHA)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Oad Swigart (BSN)
Catcher: Spud Davis (CIN)
First Base: Hal Trosky (BSN)
Second Base: Frank Sigafoos (BSN)
Third Base: Cecil Travis (STL)
Shortstop: Dick Bartell (NYN)
Leftfield: Mel Ott (CIN)
Centerfield: Joe Cicero (CIN)
Rightfield: George Puccinelli (BRO)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Philadelphia (A) 89 73 .549 -- .270 4.63
New York (A) 81 81 .500 8 .293 5.40
Washington 74 88 .457 15 .271 5.50
Boston (A) 68 94 .420 21 .275 5.29
AL West
Cleveland 97 65 .599 -- .297 5.24
Chicago (A) 91 71 .562 6 .275 4.63
Detroit 77 85 .475 20 .273 5.17
St. Louis (A) 71 91 .438 26 .281 5.59
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Cincinnati 102 60 .630 -- .292 4.70
Boston (N) 81 81 .500 21 .275 4.81
Pittsburgh 72 90 .444 30 .264 5.27
Philadelphia (N) 68 94 .420 34 .259 5.57
NL West
Brooklyn 91 71 .562 -- .272 4.51
St. Louis (N) 83 79 .512 8 .267 4.59
Chicago (N) 76 86 .469 15 .267 4.97
New York (N) 75 87 .463 16 .259 5.16
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Philadelphia (A) (1) against Cleveland (4)
Brooklyn (1) against Cincinnati (4)
World Series :
Cincinnati (2) against Cleveland (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.371 Joe Cicero(CIN,NL)
.367 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
.353 Billy Herman(CIN,NL)
.349 Orville Riggins(PHA,AL)
.347 Johnny Mize(STL,NL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
85 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
62 Hank Leiber(PHA)
59 Johnny Mize(STL,NL)
57 Martin Dihigo(PIT,NL)
47 Robert Palm(SLA,AL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
195 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
159 Wally Berger(CLE,AL)
156 Dolph Camilli(CLE,AL)
155 Johnny Mize(STL,NL)
144 Hank Leiber(PHA)
TOP 5 in ERA :
1.91 John Williams (PHA)
2.51 Steve Larkin(PHA,AL)
3.12 Tony Freitas(CHA)
3.19 Max Butcher(DET,AL)
3.46 Carlos Moore(CLE)
TOP 5 in WINS :
32 John Williams (CLE)
31 Steve Larkin(PHA,AL)
25 Bill Dietrich(CIN,NL)
24 Marv Gudat(CLE,AL)
22 Tony Freitas(CHA)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
15 Ned Porter(NYN,NL)
15 Clarence Pickrel(CLE,AL)
11 Frank Bushey(CHA)
10 Rusty Yarnall(PHA)
8 John Pomorski(NYY)
1940 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Tiny Bonham (CLE)!
He had a record of 19-10 with an ERA of 5.24 and 1 shutouts.
In 33 games started, he pitched 266.1 innings, fanning 103 and walking 75 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Bill Nicholson (BRO)!
He batted .299 in 491 AB, with 49 homers and 125 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Bobo Newsom (WAS)!
He had a record of 30-11 with an ERA of 3.55 and 2 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 377.2 innings, fanning 168 and walking 167 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Ted Williams (BOS)!
He batted .423 in 482 AB, with 67 homers and 165 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 23-6 with an ERA of 2.63 and 4 shutouts.
In 37 games started, he pitched 308 innings, fanning 274 and walking 29 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Mel Ott (CIN)!
He batted .335 in 570 AB, with 92 homers and 182 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Hal Mckain (NYY)
Catcher: Rick Ferrell (CLE)
First Base: Nick Etten (DET)
Second Base: Odell Hale (DET)
Third Base: Charlie English (SLA)
Shortstop: Marv Olson (CLE)
Leftfield: Wally Moses (WAS)
Centerfield: Jo-jo Moore (CLE)
Rightfield: Hank Leiber (PHA)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Atley Donald (BSN)
Catcher: Josh Gibson (CHC)
First Base: Gene Hasson (BRO)
Second Base: Joe Gordon (STL)
Third Base: Lyn Lary (BSN)
Shortstop: Red Rolfe (BSN)
Leftfield: George Puccinelli (BRO)
Centerfield: Pete Fox (BSN)
Rightfield: Barney Mccosky (PIT)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Boston (A) 92 70 .568 -- .294 4.88
Washington 90 72 .556 2 .281 5.27
Philadelphia (A) 86 76 .531 6 .281 4.74
New York (A) 72 90 .444 20 .292 5.99
AL West
Cleveland 98 64 .605 -- .309 5.13
Detroit 82 80 .506 16 .284 5.47
Chicago (A) 72 90 .444 26 .283 5.93
St. Louis (A) 56 106 .346 42 .260 6.33
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Cincinnati 100 62 .617 -- .290 4.93
Pittsburgh 93 69 .574 7 .281 4.57
Boston (N) 83 79 .512 17 .290 5.03
Philadelphia (N) 64 98 .395 36 .256 5.48
NL West
New York (N) 91 71 .562 -- .270 4.76
Brooklyn 84 78 .519 7 .263 5.20
St. Louis (N) 71 91 .438 20 .263 5.16
Chicago (N) 62 100 .383 29 .255 5.73
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Boston (A) (0) against Cleveland (4)
New York (N) (0) against Cincinnati (4)
World Series :
Cincinnati (3) against Cleveland (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.423 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
.360 Hal Trosky(BSN,NL)
.357 Buck Jordan(CHA)
.357 Jo-jo Moore(CLE,AL)
.351 Bruce Campbell(BSN,NL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
92 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
67 Hank Leiber(PHA)
67 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
59 Hal Trosky(BSN,NL)
59 Johnny Mize(STL,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
182 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
179 Hal Trosky(BSN,NL)
169 Hank Leiber(PHA)
165 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
156 Joe Medwick(NYY,AL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.63 John Williams (NYY,AL)
3.20 Lefty Gomez(CHC)
3.43 John Dixon(NYN,NL)
3.46 Wayne Osborne(PIT,NL)
3.54 Carlos Moore(CLE,AL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
30 Bobo Newsom(WAS,AL)
26 Ed Walsh(CIN,NL)
26 Jack Wilson(NYN,NL)
26 Bill Dietrich(CIN,NL)
25 Marv Gudat(CLE)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
15 Paul Gehrman(PHA,AL)
14 Clarence Pickrel( CIN,NL)
13 Paul Dean(PHI,NL)
11 Joe Rogalski(NYY)
11 Rollie Stiles(WAS,AL)
1941 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Hank Sauer (CHA)!
He batted .253 in 525 AB, with 38 homers and 126 RBI.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Wally Judnich (NYN)!
He batted .297 in 558 AB, with 38 homers and 130 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Steve Larkin (PHA)!
He had a record of 25-15 with an ERA of 3.67 and 3 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 338.2 innings, fanning 372 and walking 249 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Ted Williams (BOS)!
He batted .370 in 484 AB, with 78 homers and 186 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 26-11 with an ERA of 2.72 and 6 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 374 innings, fanning 304 and walking 41 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Mel Ott (CIN)!
He batted .388 in 541 AB, with 89 homers and 197 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Mickey Harris (BOS)
Catcher: Buddy Rosar (DET)
First Base: Charlie English (PHA)
Second Base: Babe Young (BOS)
Third Base: Jesse Walker (CHA)
Shortstop: Red Kress (NYY)
Leftfield: Joe Dimaggio (PHA)
Centerfield: Mike Kreevich (WAS)
Rightfield: Elbie Fletcher (CLE)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Bill Lohrman (CHC)
Catcher: Birdie Tebbetts (CIN)
First Base: Mickey Vernon (NYN)
Second Base: Martin Dihigo (PIT)
Third Base: Buddy Lewis (BSN)
Shortstop: Boze Berger (STL)
Leftfield: Mule Haas (BSN)
Centerfield: Pete Fox (BSN)
Rightfield: Bruce Campbell (BSN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Boston (A) 97 65 .599 -- .294 5.09
Philadelphia (A) 93 69 .574 4 .285 4.91
New York (A) 80 82 .494 17 .282 5.08
Washington 74 88 .457 23 .277 5.37
AL West
Cleveland 87 75 .537 -- .278 5.56
St. Louis (A) 80 82 .494 7 .265 5.30
Detroit 77 85 .475 10 .266 5.40
Chicago (A) 60 102 .370 27 .257 6.70
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Cincinnati 108 54 .667 -- .295 4.74
Boston (N) 88 74 .543 20 .277 5.35
Pittsburgh 81 81 .500 27 .278 4.96
Philadelphia (N) 74 88 .457 34 .277 5.13
NL West
Brooklyn 86 76 .531 -- .253 4.56
New York (N) 81 81 .500 5 .263 4.63
St. Louis (N) 75 87 .463 11 .251 5.35
Chicago (N) 55 107 .340 31 .253 6.05
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Cleveland (3) against Boston (A) (4)
Brooklyn (4) against Cincinnati (3)
World Series :
Brooklyn (3) against Boston (A) (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.388 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
.370 Dick Siebert(BOS)
.370 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
.355 Babe Young(BOS,AL)
.353 Josh Gibson(CHC,NL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
89 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
78 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
65 Johnny Mize(STL,NL)
59 Bill Nicholson(BRO,NL)
58 Hal Trosky(BSN,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
197 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
186 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
173 Hal Trosky(BSN,NL)
160 Johnny Mize(STL,NL)
158 Robert Palm(SLA,AL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
2.72 John Williams (SLA,AL)
3.53 Tommy Bridges(DET,AL)
3.61 Wayne Osborne(PIT)
3.65 Lefty Gomez(CHC PHI)
3.67 Steve Larkin(PHA,AL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
27 Mel Harder(BSN,NL)
26 John Williams (BSN,NL)
26 Al Hollingsworth(BOS,AL)
26 Tiny Bonham(CLE,AL)
25 Steve Larkin(PHA,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
20 Clarence Pickrel(CIN)
12 Tom Baker(CLE,AL)
12 Harry Boyles(DET)
11 Paul Gehrman(PHA)
11 Elmer Burkart(NYN)
1942 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Jesse Flores (PHA)!
He had a record of 24-15 with an ERA of 4.59 and 1 shutouts.
In 44 games started, he pitched 365 innings, fanning 145 and walking 133 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Whitey Kurowski (STL)!
He batted .329 in 550 AB, with 44 homers and 145 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Tom Earley (CLE)!
He had a record of 20-15 with an ERA of 0.05.
In 43 games started, he pitched 332.2 innings, fanning 122 and walking 119 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Ted Williams (BOS)!
He batted .381 in 475 AB, with 65 homers and 165 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 24-9 with an ERA of 2.55 and 6 shutouts.
In 39 games started, he pitched 331.1 innings, fanning 282 and walking 46 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Bill Nicholson (BRO)!
He batted .306 in 552 AB, with 73 homers and 165 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Carlos Moore (BOS)
Catcher: Bill Delancey (BOS)
First Base: Stan Musial (SLA)
Second Base: Lou Chiozza (NYY)
Third Base: Don Gutteridge (SLA)
Shortstop: Dick Bartell (SLA)
Leftfield: Joe Dimaggio (PHA)
Centerfield: Jo-jo Moore (CLE)
Rightfield: Elbie Fletcher (CLE)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: John Dixon (NYN)
Catcher: Bill Dickey (CIN)
First Base: Mickey Vernon (NYN)
Second Base: Vic Harris (BRO)
Third Base: Cecil Travis (PIT)
Shortstop: Willie Wells (STL)
Leftfield: Carden Gillenwater (PHI)
Centerfield: Pete Fox (BSN)
Rightfield: George Puccinelli (BRO)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
Boston (A) 88 74 .543 -- .298 5.47
Philadelphia (A) 82 80 .506 6 .270 4.87
New York (A) 79 83 .488 9 .270 4.90
Washington 75 87 .463 13 .276 5.43
AL West
Cleveland 95 67 .586 -- .287 5.72
Detroit 78 84 .481 17 .273 5.17
St. Louis (A) 78 84 .481 17 .271 5.29
Chicago (A) 73 89 .451 22 .276 5.22
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Cincinnati 98 64 .605 -- .281 4.42
Boston (N) 91 71 .562 7 .287 4.33
Pittsburgh 73 89 .451 25 .263 4.78
Philadelphia (N) 61 101 .377 37 .258 5.15
NL West
Brooklyn 89 73 .549 -- .265 4.51
New York (N) 85 77 .525 4 .263 4.70
St. Louis (N) 81 81 .500 8 .263 5.30
Chicago (N) 70 92 .432 19 .261 6.31
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
Boston (A) (2) against Cleveland (4)
Brooklyn (4) against Cincinnati (1)
World Series :
Brooklyn (0) against Cleveland (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.381 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
.371 Babe Young(BOS,AL)
.357 Jo-jo Moore(CLE,AL)
.352 Bill Delancey(BOS,AL)
.347 Elbie Fletcher(CLE,AL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
75 Hank Greenberg(NYN,NL)
73 Bill Nicholson(BRO,NL)
69 Rudy York(CLE,AL)
65 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
61 Johnny Mize(STL,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
173 Rudy York(CLE,AL)
165 Bill Nicholson(BRO,NL)
165 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
162 Bill Delancey(BOS,AL)
160 Hal Trosky(BSN,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
0.05 Tom Earley(CLE)
2.55 John Williams (CLE)
3.58 Ed Walsh(CIN,NL)
3.73 Wayne Osborne(PIT,NL)
3.75 Mel Harder(BSN)
TOP 5 in WINS :
24 Red Barrett(NYY,AL)
24 John Williams (NYY,AL)
24 Bill Fleming(NYY,AL)
24 Jesse Flores( PHA,AL)
23 Dutch Leonard( BOS,AL)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
19 Tom Baker(CLE,AL)
14 Red Bullock(NYN)
14 Joe Rogalski(NYY)
12 Dutch Lieber(DET)
12 Clarence Pickrel(CIN,NL)
1943 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Elmer Valo (PHA)!
He batted .288 in 597 AB, with 5 homers and 66 RBI.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Willard Marshall (PHI)!
He batted .293 in 458 AB, with 36 homers and 90 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Red Barrett (NYY)!
He had a record of 31-8 with an ERA of 3.38 and 2 shutouts.
In 45 games started, he pitched 391.1 innings, fanning 175 and walking 88 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Ted Williams (BOS)!
He batted .391 in 488 AB, with 80 homers and 192 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
John Williams (BRO)!
He had a record of 28-10 with an ERA of 3.22 and 4 shutouts.
In 41 games started, he pitched 321 innings, fanning 252 and walking 48 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Johnny Mize (STL)!
He batted .334 in 554 AB, with 68 homers and 163 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Max Lanier (CHA)
Catcher: Buddy Rosar (DET)
First Base: Nick Etten (DET)
Second Base: Bobby Doerr (CHA)
Third Base: Bernie Snyder (WAS)
Shortstop: Pee wee Reese (DET)
Leftfield: Joe Dimaggio (PHA)
Centerfield: Terry Moore (CHA)
Rightfield: Elbie Fletcher (CLE)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Bill Lohrman (PHI)
Catcher: Paul Gillespie (STL)
First Base: Mickey Vernon (NYN)
Second Base: Vic Harris (NYN)
Third Base: Hank Greenberg (NYN)
Shortstop: Bill Knickerbocker (NYN)
Leftfield: Taffy Wright (BRO)
Centerfield: Bill Wright (PIT)
Rightfield: Hank Leiber (BSN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
New York (A) 92 70 .568 -- .286 4.71
Boston (A) 90 72 .556 2 .284 4.85
Washington 78 84 .481 14 .275 5.12
Philadelphia (A) 59 103 .364 33 .256 4.83
AL West
Detroit 97 65 .599 -- .264 4.67
Cleveland 88 74 .543 9 .266 5.27
St. Louis (A) 85 77 .525 12 .277 4.62
Chicago (A) 59 103 .364 38 .248 5.09
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Boston (N) 88 74 .543 -- .285 5.10
Cincinnati 84 78 .519 4 .270 4.97
Pittsburgh 80 82 .494 8 .295 5.52
Philadelphia (N) 77 85 .475 11 .265 5.04
NL West
Brooklyn 89 73 .549 -- .267 4.93
New York (N) 83 79 .512 6 .271 4.80
St. Louis (N) 75 87 .463 14 .269 5.61
Chicago (N) 72 90 .444 17 .270 5.69
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
New York (A) (4) against Detroit (0)
Boston (N) (3) against Brooklyn (4)
World Series :
Brooklyn (3) against New York (A) (4)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.391 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
.374 Cecil Travis(PIT)
.359 Bruce Campbell(BSN,NL)
.355 Whitey Kurowski(STL,NL)
.348 Quincy Trouppe(NYY)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
80 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
75 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
68 Johnny Mize(STL,NL)
61 Hank Leiber( BSN)
60 Hank Greenberg(NYN,NL)
TOP 5 in RBI :
192 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
179 Hal Trosky(BSN,NL)
163 Johnny Mize(STL,NL)
156 Hank Leiber( BSN)
152 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
3.22 John Williams (CIN,NL)
3.38 Red Barrett(NYY,AL)
3.47 Lefty Gomez(PHI,NL)
3.50 Al Gerheauser( CHC)
3.71 Manny Salvo(SLA)
TOP 5 in WINS :
31 Red Barrett(NYY,AL)
28 John Williams (NYY,AL)
28 Jack Wilson( CIN,NL)
25 Lefty Wilkie(BOS,AL)
24 Tommy Bridges(DET)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
18 Ace Williams(STL)
17 Al Blanche(DET)
16 Joe Rogalski(NYY)
15 Red Bullock( BOS)
13 Paul Gehrman(PHA)
1944 RECAP:
American League Rookie Of The Year:
Tommy De la cruz (BOS)!
He had a record of 21-16 with an ERA of 4.33.
In 42 games started, he pitched 355.1 innings, fanning 169 and walking 105 batters.
National League Rookie Of The Year:
Milt Byrnes (BRO)!
He batted .302 in 473 AB, with 16 homers and 93 RBI.
American League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Red Barrett (NYY)!
He had a record of 21-6 with an ERA of 3.26 and 1 shutouts.
In 34 games started, he pitched 287.1 innings, fanning 113 and walking 59 batters.
American League Most Valuable Hitter:
Ted Williams (BOS)!
He batted .365 in 501 AB, with 78 homers and 161 RBI.
National League Most Valuable Pitcher:
Sam Nahem (STL)!
He had a record of 24-10 with an ERA of 3.29 and 5 shutouts.
In 41 games started, he pitched 339.1 innings, fanning 197 and walking 165 batters.
National League Most Valuable Hitter:
Mel Ott (CIN)!
He batted .330 in 546 AB, with 78 homers and 174 RBI.
American League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Orval Grove (CHA)
Catcher: John Bottarini (PHA)
First Base: Nick Etten (DET)
Second Base: Bobby Doerr (CHA)
Third Base: Bernie Snyder (WAS)
Shortstop: Dick Bartell (SLA)
Leftfield: Sam Chapman (BOS)
Centerfield: Harry Walker (WAS)
Rightfield: Elbie Fletcher (CLE)
National League Gold Glove Winners:
Pitcher: Johnny Marcum (NYN)
Catcher: Roy Campanella (PHI)
First Base: Mickey Vernon (NYN)
Second Base: George Myatt (BSN)
Third Base: Whitey Kurowski (STL)
Shortstop: Bill Knickerbocker (NYN)
Leftfield: Bruce Campbell (BSN)
Centerfield: Bill Wright (PIT)
Rightfield: Hank Leiber (BSN)
American League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
AL East
New York (A) 97 65 .599 -- .278 4.33
Boston (A) 93 69 .574 4 .267 4.45
Washington 72 90 .444 25 .267 4.91
Philadelphia (A) 62 100 .383 35 .256 4.51
AL West
St. Louis (A) 92 71 .564 -- .270 4.14
Detroit 91 72 .558 1 .268 4.70
Cleveland 82 80 .506 9.5 .251 4.53
Chicago (A) 60 102 .370 31.5 .255 4.74
National League Standings :
(Name W L PCT GB AVG ERA)
NL East
Cincinnati 103 59 .636 -- .268 4.24
Boston (N) 76 86 .469 27 .265 5.06
Pittsburgh 75 87 .463 28 .276 4.69
Philadelphia (N) 67 95 .414 36 .276 5.58
NL West
Brooklyn 92 70 .568 -- .269 5.56
New York (N) 88 74 .543 4 .269 4.65
St. Louis (N) 82 80 .506 10 .277 4.64
Chicago (N) 65 97 .401 27 .265 5.39
Playoffs :
League Championship Serie :
St. Louis (A) (2) against New York (A) (4)
Brooklyn (3) against Cincinnati (4)
World Series :
Cincinnati (4) against New York (A) (2)
TOP 5 in BATTING AVG :
.378 Stan Musial(SLA,AL)
.365 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
.350 Barney Mccosky(PIT)
.347 Quincy Trouppe(NYY,AL)
.337 Henry Kimbro(SLA,AL)
TOP 5 in HOMERUNS :
78 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
78 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
78 Bill Nicholson(BRO,NL)
53 Ken Keltner(CLE,AL)
52 Hank Leiber(BSN)
TOP 5 in RBI :
174 Mel Ott(CIN,NL)
163 Bill Nicholson(BRO,NL)
161 Ted Williams(BOS,AL)
161 Johnny Mize(STL,NL)
157 Ken Keltner(CLE,AL)
TOP 5 in ERA :
0.03 Paul Erickson(STL)
3.05 Ewell Blackwell(CHA)
3.22 John Gaddy(SLA,AL)
3.26 Red Barrett(NYY,AL)
3.29 Sam Nahem(STL,NL)
TOP 5 in WINS :
25 Max Butcher(DET,AL)
24 Sam Nahem(STL,NL)
24 John Williams (STL,NL)
24 Jack Wilson(CIN,NL)
23 Johnny Sain(BRO)
TOP 5 in SAVES :
13 Ace Williams(STL)
12 Junie Barnes(NYN)
10 Joe Rogalski(NYY)
10 Pep Rambert(DET)
9 Mays Copeland( PHI)
1945 RECAP:

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