1933 Major League Baseball season

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This article is about the 1933 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1933 in baseball.

The 1933 Major League Baseball season featured ballplayers hitting eight cycles, tied for the most of any single major league season; all eight cycles in each of those seasons were hit by different players.

Awards and honors[edit]

Statistical leaders[edit]

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Jimmie Foxx1 PHA .356 Chuck Klein2 PHI .368
HR Jimmie Foxx1 PHA 48 Chuck Klein2 PHI 28
RBI Jimmie Foxx1 PHA 163 Chuck Klein2 PHI 120
Wins Alvin Crowder WSH
Lefty Grove PHA
24 Carl Hubbell NYG 23
ERA Mel Harder CLE 2.95 Carl Hubbell NYG 1.66
SO Lefty Gomez NYY 163 Dizzy Dean STL 199
SV Jack Russell WSH 13 Phil Collins PHI 6
SB Ben Chapman NYY 27 Pepper Martin STL 26

1 American League Triple Crown Award Winner

2 National League Triple Crown Award Winner

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

American League final standings[edit]

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Washington Senators 99   53 .651     --
2nd New York Yankees 91   59 .607   7.0
3rd Philadelphia Athletics 79   72 .523   19.5
4th Cleveland Indians 75   76 .497   23.5
5th Detroit Tigers 75   79 .487   25.0
6th Chicago White Sox 67   83 .447   31.0
7th Boston Red Sox 63   86 .423   34.5
8th St. Louis Browns 55   96 .364   43.5

National League final standings[edit]

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st New York Giants 91   61 .599     --
2nd Pittsburgh Pirates 87   67 .565   5.0
3rd Chicago Cubs 86   68 .558   6.0
4th Boston Braves 83   71 .539   9.0
5th St. Louis Cardinals 82   71 .536   9.5
6th Brooklyn Dodgers 65   88 .425   26.5
7th Philadelphia Phillies 60   92 .395   31.0
8th Cincinnati Reds 58   94 .382   33.0

Events[edit]

On August 29, the Chicago Cubs team that played the Brooklyn Dodgers featured Billy Herman playing second base, Babe Herman playing right field and Leroy Herrmann pitching.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Strange and Unusual Plays". www.retrosheet.org. Retrieved June 13, 2012. 

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