The 1927 Major League Baseball season began in April 1927 and ended with the 1927 World Series in October. No no-hitters were thrown during the season. The New York Yankees, whose lineup featured Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, dominated the American League with 110 wins. The Yankees swept the Pittsburgh Pirates in the World Series.
|1927 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||April 12 – October 8, 1927|
|AL champions||New York Yankees|
|NL champions||Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Champions||New York Yankees|
|New York Yankees||110||44||0.714||—||57–19||53–25|
|Chicago White Sox||70||83||0.458||39½||38–37||32–46|
|St. Louis Browns||59||94||0.386||50½||38–38||21–56|
|Boston Red Sox||51||103||0.331||59||29–49||22–54|
|St. Louis Cardinals||92||61||0.601||1½||55–25||37–36|
|New York Giants||92||62||0.597||2||49–25||43–37|
|Boston Red Sox||Bill Carrigan|
|Chicago White Sox||Ray Schalk|
|Cleveland Indians||Jack McCallister|
|Detroit Tigers||George Moriarty|
|New York Yankees||Miller Huggins|
|Philadelphia Athletics||Connie Mack|
|St. Louis Browns||Dan Howley|
|Washington Senators||Bucky Harris|
|Boston Braves||Dave Bancroft|
|Brooklyn Robins||Wilbert Robinson|
|Chicago Cubs||Joe McCarthy|
|Cincinnati Reds||Jack Hendricks|
|New York Giants||John McGraw|
|Philadelphia Phillies||Stuffy McInnis|
|Pittsburgh Pirates||Donie Bush|
|St. Louis Cardinals||Bob O'Farrell|
On July 18, the Philadelphia Phillies used four pitchers as pinch hitters and pinch runners against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jack Scott, Clarence Mitchell and Les Sweetland hit, while Tony Kaufmann ran for Scott.
On September 30, in a game against The Washington Senators, New York Yankee Babe Ruth smashed his 60th home run of the year, a record that would hold for 39 years.
The 1927 Boston Braves season was the 57th season of the franchise. The Braves finished seventh in the National League with a record of 60 wins and 94 losses.1927 Boston Red Sox season
The 1927 Boston Red Sox season was the 27th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished last in the eight-team American League (AL) with a record of 51 wins and 103 losses.1927 Brooklyn Robins season
The 1927 Brooklyn Robins had another bad year. They tied a National League record on May 21 by using five pitchers in the eighth inning.1927 Chicago Cubs season
The 1927 Chicago Cubs season was the 56th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 52nd in the National League and the 12th at Wrigley Field (the first in which the park was officially named Wrigley Field). The Cubs finished fourth in the National League with a record of 85–68.1927 Chicago White Sox season
The 1927 Chicago White Sox season was a season in Major League Baseball. The team finished fifth in the American League, 39 games behind the pennant-winning New York Yankees.1927 Cincinnati Reds season
The 1927 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the National League with a record of 75–78, 18½ games behind the Pittsburgh Pirates.1927 Cleveland Indians season
The 1927 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished sixth in the American League with a record of 66–87, 43½ games behind the New York Yankees.1927 Detroit Tigers season
The 1927 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Detroit Tigers attempting to win the American League, and they finished in fourth place.
Outfielder Harry Heilmann won his fourth American League batting title with a .398 batting average.1927 New York Giants (MLB) season
The 1927 New York Giants season was the franchise's 45th season. The team finished third in the National League with a record of 92–62, 2 games behind the Pittsburgh Pirates.1927 New York Yankees season
The 1927 New York Yankees season was their 25th season. The team finished with a record of 110–44, winning their fifth pennant and finishing 19 games ahead of the Philadelphia Athletics and were tied for first or better for the whole season. New York was managed by Miller Huggins. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they swept the Pittsburgh Pirates. This Yankees team is known for their feared lineup, which was nicknamed "Murderers' Row". This team is widely considered to be the best baseball team in the history of MLB.1927 Philadelphia Athletics season
The 1927 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 2nd in the American League with a record of 91 wins and 63 losses.1927 Philadelphia Phillies season
The following lists the events of the 1927 Philadelphia Phillies season.1927 Pittsburgh Pirates season
The 1927 Pittsburgh Pirates season was a season in American baseball. That year, the Pirates won the National League pennant, which was their second in three years and their last until 1960. The team included five future Hall of Famers: Paul Waner, Lloyd Waner, Pie Traynor, Kiki Cuyler, and 20-year-old rookie Joe Cronin (who played just 12 games).
In the World Series, however, Pittsburgh was no match for the New York Yankees. They were swept in four games.1927 St. Louis Browns season
The 1927 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 59 wins and 94 losses.1927 St. Louis Cardinals season
The 1927 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 46th season in St. Louis, Missouri, and its 36th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 92–61 during the season and finished second in the National League.1927 Washington Senators season
The 1927 Washington Senators won 85 games, lost 69, and finished in third place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.1927 World Series
In the 1927 World Series, the New York Yankees swept the Pittsburgh Pirates in four games. This was the first sweep of a National League team by an American League team.
That year, the Yankees led the American League in runs scored, hits, triples, home runs, base on balls, batting average, slugging average and on-base percentage. It featured legends Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig at their peaks. The team won a then-league record 110 games, finished with a 19-game lead over second place, and are considered by many to be the greatest team in the history of baseball.
The 1927 Pittsburgh Pirates, with MVP Paul Waner, led the National League in runs, hits, batting average and on-base percentage.
1927 MLB season by team