1934 Major League Baseball season
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|1934 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||April 17 – October 9, 1934|
|Season champions||AL: Detroit Tigers|
NL: St. Louis Cardinals
|Season MVP||AL: Mickey Cochrane (DET)|
NL: Dizzy Dean (SLC)
|Champions||St. Louis Cardinals|
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
- Most Valuable Player:
MLB statistical leaders
1 American League Triple Crown Batting Winner
2 American League Triple Crown Pitching Winner
Major league baseball final standings
American League final standings
|New York Yankees||94||60||0.610||7||53–24||41–36|
|Boston Red Sox||76||76||0.500||24||42–35||34–41|
|St. Louis Browns||67||85||0.441||33||36–39||31–46|
|Chicago White Sox||53||99||0.349||47||29–46||24–53|
National League final standings
|St. Louis Cardinals||95||58||0.621||—||48–29||47–29|
|New York Giants||93||60||0.608||2||49–26||44–34|
- June 6 – Myril Hoag of the New York Yankees hits six singles against the Boston Red Sox.
- June 9: In the eighth inning of their game against the Boston Red Sox, the Washington Senators hit 5 consecutive doubles – the most ever hit consecutively in an inning.
- July 8: In the course of the Philadelphia Athletics–Boston Red Sox game, Athletics player Bob Johnson hits a fly ball off Red Sox pitcher Hank Johnson, which is caught by center fielder Roy Johnson
- July 10: At the All-Star Game held at the Polo Grounds in New York City, New York Giants pitcher Carl Hubbell strikes out five consecutive American League batters. These batters are Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons, and Joe Cronin: all future Hall-of-Famers.
- Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. pp. 352. ISBN 9781402742736.
- "Team Doubles Records". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved May 14, 2012.
- Mackin, Bob (2004). The Unofficial Guide to Baseball's Most Unusual Records. Canada: Greystone Books. p. 240. ISBN 9781553650386..
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