1936 Major League Baseball season

The 1936 Major League Baseball season.

1936 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 14 – October 6, 1936
Regular season
Season championsAL: New York Yankees
NL: New York Giants
Season MVPAL: Lou Gehrig (NYY)
NL: Carl Hubbell (NYG)
World Series
ChampionsNew York Yankees
  Runners-upNew York Giants

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Luke Appling CHW .388 Paul Waner PIT .373
HR Lou Gehrig NYY 49 Mel Ott NYG 33
RBI Hal Trosky CLE 162 Joe Medwick SLC 138
Wins Tommy Bridges DET 23 Carl Hubbell NYG 26
ERA Lefty Grove BSR 2.81 Carl Hubbell NYG 2.31
SO Tommy Bridges DET 175 Van Lingle Mungo BKN 238
SV Pat Malone NYY 9 Dizzy Dean SLC 11
SB Lyn Lary SLB 37 Pepper Martin SLC 23

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Yankees 102 51 .666
Detroit Tigers 83 71 .539 19.5
Chicago White Sox 81 70 .536 20
Washington Senators 82 71 .536 20
Cleveland Indians 80 74 .519 22.5
Boston Red Sox 74 80 .481 28.5
St. Louis Browns 57 95 .375 44.5
Philadelphia Athletics 53 100 .346 49

National League final standings

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Giants 92 62 .597
Chicago Cubs 87 67 .565 5
St. Louis Cardinals 87 67 .565 5
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 .545 8
Cincinnati Reds 74 80 .481 18
Boston Bees 71 83 .461 21
Brooklyn Dodgers 67 87 .435 25
Philadelphia Phillies 54 100 .351 38

Managers

American League

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

National League

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves Bill McKechnie
Brooklyn Dodgers Casey Stengel
Chicago Cubs Charlie Grimm
Cincinnati Reds Chuck Dressen
New York Giants Bill Terry
Philadelphia Phillies Jimmie Wilson
Pittsburgh Pirates Pie Traynor
St. Louis Cardinals Frankie Frisch

Feats

The New York Yankees set a Major League record for the most runs batted in during a season, with 995.[1]

Events

References

  1. ^ "Runs Batted In – Single Season RBI Records". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved June 6, 2012.
  2. ^ "THT Live". hardballtimes.com. Retrieved July 17, 2012.
  3. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. p. 352. ISBN 9781402742736.

External links

1936 Boston Bees season

The 1936 Boston Bees season was the 66th season of the franchise. The team finished sixth in the National League with a record of 71–83, 21 games behind the New York Giants. This was their first season under the nickname of Bees, which they would keep until 1940.

1936 Boston Red Sox season

The 1936 Boston Red Sox season was the 36th season in the franchise's Major League Baseball history. The Red Sox finished sixth in the American League (AL) with a record of 74 wins and 80 losses.

1936 Brooklyn Dodgers season

The 1936 Brooklyn Dodgers fired manager Casey Stengel after another dismal campaign, which saw the team finish in 6th place.

1936 Chicago Cubs season

The 1936 Chicago Cubs season was the 65th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 61st in the National League and the 21st at Wrigley Field. The Cubs tied with the St. Louis Cardinals for second in the National League with a record of 87–67.

1936 Chicago White Sox season

The 1936 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 36th season in the major leagues, and their 37th season overall. They finished with a record 81–70, good enough for 4th place in the American League, 20 games behind the first place New York Yankees.

1936 Cincinnati Reds season

The 1936 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the National League with a record of 74–80, 18 games behind the New York Giants.

1936 Cleveland Indians season

The 1936 Cleveland Indians season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the American League with a record of 80–74, 22½ games behind the New York Yankees.

1936 Detroit Tigers season

The 1936 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished second in the American League with a record of 83–71, 19½ games behind the New York Yankees.

1936 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

The 1936 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the fourth playing of the mid-summer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball. The game was held on July 7, 1936, at National League Park in Boston, Massachusetts, the home of the Boston Bees of the National League. The game resulted in the National League defeating the American League 4–3. It was the National League's first win in All-Star Game history.

1936 New York Giants (MLB) season

The 1936 New York Giants season was the franchise's 54th season. The Giants won the National League pennant. The team went on to lose to the New York Yankees in the 1936 World Series, four games to two.

1936 New York Yankees season

The 1936 New York Yankees season was the team's 34th season in New York and its 36th season overall. The team finished with a record of 102–51, winning their 8th pennant, finishing 19.5 games ahead of the Detroit Tigers. New York was managed by Joe McCarthy. The Yankees played at Yankee Stadium. In the World Series, they beat the New York Giants in 6 games.

1936 Philadelphia Athletics season

The 1936 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 8th in the American League with a record of 53 wins and 100 losses.

1936 Philadelphia Phillies season

The 1936 Philadelphia Phillies season was a season in Major League Baseball. The Phillies finished eighth in the National League with a record of 54 wins and 100 losses.

1936 Pittsburgh Pirates season

The 1936 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 55th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; the 50th in the National League. The Pirates finished fourth in the league standings with a record of 84–70.

1936 St. Louis Browns season

The 1936 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 57 wins and 95 losses.

1936 St. Louis Cardinals season

The 1936 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 55th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 45th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 87–67 during the season and finished 2nd in the National League.

1936 Washington Senators season

The 1936 Washington Senators won 82 games, lost 71, and finished in third place in the American League. They were managed by Bucky Harris and played home games at Griffith Stadium.

1936 World Series

The 1936 World Series matched the New York Yankees against the New York Giants, with the Yankees winning in six games to earn their fifth championship.

The Yankees played their first World Series without Babe Ruth and their first with Joe DiMaggio, Ruth having been released by the Yankees after the 1934 season. He retired in 1935 as a member of the Boston Braves.

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See also

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