1929 Major League Baseball season

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This article is about the 1929 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1929 in baseball.

The 1929 Major League Baseball season.

Awards and honors[edit]

Statistical leaders[edit]

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Lew Fonseca, CLE .369 Lefty O'Doul, PHI .398
HR Babe Ruth, NYY 46 Chuck Klein, PHI 43
RBI Al Simmons, PHA 157 Hack Wilson, CHC 159
Wins George Earnshaw, PHA 24 Pat Malone, CHC 22
ERA Lefty Grove, PHA 2.81 Bill Walker, NYG 3.09
Ks Lefty Grove, PHA 170 Pat Malone, CHC 166

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1 Philadelphia Athletics 104 46 .693
2 New York Yankees 88 66 .571 18.0
3 Cleveland Indians 81 71 .533 24.0
4 St. Louis Browns 79 73 .520 26.0
5 Washington Senators 71 81 .467 34.0
6 Detroit Tigers 70 84 .455 36.0
7 Chicago White Sox 59 93 .388 46.0
8 Boston Red Sox 58 96 .377 48.0
National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1 Chicago Cubs 98 54 .645
2 Pittsburgh Pirates 88 65 .575 10.5
3 New York Giants 84 67 .556 13.5
4 St. Louis Cardinals 78 74 .513 20.0
5 Philadelphia Phillies 71 82 .464 27.5
6 Brooklyn Robins 70 83 .458 28.5
7 Cincinnati Reds 66 88 .429 33.0
8 Boston Braves 56 98 .364 43.0

Deaths[edit]