1934 Major League Baseball season

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1934 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 17 – October 9, 1934
Regular season
Season championsAL: Detroit Tigers
NL: St. Louis Cardinals
Season MVPAL: Mickey Cochrane (DET)
NL: Dizzy Dean (SLC)
World Series
ChampionsSt. Louis Cardinals
  Runners-upDetroit Tigers
MLB seasons

The 1934 Major League Baseball season was the thirty-fourth season of the modern era of Major League Baseball since the founding of the American League.

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 SLC
Mel Ott NYG
35
RBI Lou Gehrig1 NYY 165 Mel Ott NYG 135
Wins Lefty Gomez2 NYY 26 Dizzy Dean SLC 30
ERA Lefty Gomez2 NYY 2.33 Carl Hubbell NYG 2.30
SO Lefty Gomez2 NYY 158 Dizzy Dean SLC 195
SV Jack Russell WSH 7 Carl Hubbell NYG 8
SB Billy Werber BOS 40 Pepper Martin SLC 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]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Detroit Tigers 101 53 0.656 54–26 47–27
New York Yankees 94 60 0.610 7 53–24 41–36
Cleveland Indians 85 69 0.552 16 47–31 38–38
Boston Red Sox 76 76 0.500 24 42–35 34–41
Philadelphia Athletics 68 82 0.453 31 34–40 34–42
St. Louis Browns 67 85 0.441 33 36–39 31–46
Washington Senators 66 86 0.434 34 34–40 32–46
Chicago White Sox 53 99 0.349 47 29–46 24–53


National League final standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 95 58 0.621 48–29 47–29
New York Giants 93 60 0.608 2 49–26 44–34
Chicago Cubs 86 65 0.570 8 47–30 39–35
Boston Braves 78 73 0.517 16 40–35 38–38
Pittsburgh Pirates 74 76 0.493 19½ 45–32 29–44
Brooklyn Dodgers 71 81 0.467 23½ 43–33 28–48
Philadelphia Phillies 56 93 0.376 37 35–36 21–57
Cincinnati Reds 52 99 0.344 42 30–47 22–52

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. pp. 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..