1934 Major League Baseball season

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1934 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 17 – October 9, 1934
Regular season
Season champions AL: Detroit Tigers
NL: St. Louis Cardinals
Season MVP AL: Mickey Cochrane (DET)
NL: Dizzy Dean (STL)
World Series
Champions St. Louis Cardinals
  Runners-up Detroit Tigers
MLB seasons

The 1934 Major League Baseball season.

Awards and honors[edit]

MLB statistical leaders[edit]

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Lou Gehrig1 NYY .363 Paul Waner PIT .362
HR Lou Gehrig1 NYY 49 Ripper Collins STL
Mel Ott NYG
35
RBI Lou Gehrig1 NYY 165 Mel Ott NYG 135
Wins Lefty Gomez2 NYY 26 Dizzy Dean STL 30
ERA Lefty Gomez2 NYY 2.33 Carl Hubbell NYG 2.30
SO Lefty Gomez2 NYY 158 Dizzy Dean STL 195
SV Jack Russell WSH 7 Carl Hubbell NYG 8
SB Billy Werber BOS 40 Pepper Martin STL 23

1 American League Triple Crown Batting Winner

2 American League Triple Crown Pitching Winner

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

American League final standings[edit]

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Detroit Tigers 101   53 .656     –
2nd New York Yankees 94   60 .610   7.0
3rd Cleveland Indians 85   69 .552   16.0
4th Boston Red Sox 76   76 .500   24.0
5th Philadelphia Athletics 68   82 .453   31.0
6th St. Louis Browns 67   85 .441   33.0
7th Washington Senators 66   86 .434   34.0
8th Chicago White Sox 53   99 .349   47.0

National League final standings[edit]

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st St. Louis Cardinals 95   58 .621     –
2nd New York Giants 93   60 .608   2.0
3rd Chicago Cubs 86   65 .570   8.0
4th Boston Braves 78   73 .517   16.0
5th Pittsburgh Pirates 74   76 .493   19.5
6th Brooklyn Dodgers 71   81 .467   23.5
7th Philadelphia Phillies 56   93 .376   37.0
8th Cincinnati Reds 52   99 .344   42.0

Managers[edit]

American League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Bucky Harris
Chicago White Sox Lew Fonseca and Jimmy Dykes
Cleveland Indians Walter Johnson
Detroit Tigers Mickey Cochrane
New York Yankees Joe McCarthy
Philadelphia Athletics Connie Mack
St. Louis Browns Rogers Hornsby
Washington Senators Joe Cronin

National League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves Bill McKechnie
Brooklyn Dodgers Casey Stengel
Chicago Cubs Charlie Grimm
Cincinnati Reds Bob O'Farrell, Burt Shotton and Chuck Dressen
New York Giants Bill Terry
Philadelphia Phillies Jimmie Wilson
Pittsburgh Pirates George Gibson and Pie Traynor
St. Louis Cardinals Frankie Frisch

Events[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. p. 352. ISBN 9781402742736. 
  2. ^ "Team Doubles Records". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved May 14, 2012. 
  3. ^ Mackin, Bob (2004). The Unofficial Guide to Baseball's Most Unusual Records. Canada: Greystone Books. p. 240. ISBN 9781553650386. .