1936 Major League Baseball Season
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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
MLB seasons

The 1936 Major League Baseball season was the thirty-sixth season of modern Major League Baseball subsequent to the formation of the American League. The Boston Braves changed their name to the "Boston Bees" for this season, but would revert to the old name for 1941.

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 W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 102 51 0.667 -- 56-21 46-30
Detroit Tigers 83 71 0.539 19½ 44-33 39-38
Washington Senators 82 71 0.536 20 42-35 40-36
Chicago White Sox 81 70 0.536 20 43-32 38-38
Cleveland Indians 80 74 0.519 22½ 49-30 31-44
Boston Red Sox 74 80 0.481 28½ 47-29 27-51
St. Louis Browns 57 95 0.375 44½ 31-43 26-52
Philadelphia Athletics 53 100 0.346 49 31-46 22-54


National League final standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Giants 92 62 0.597 -- 52-26 40-36
St. Louis Cardinals 87 67 0.565 5 43-33 44-34
Chicago Cubs 87 67 0.565 5 50-27 37-40
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 70 0.545 8 46-30 38-40
Cincinnati Reds 74 80 0.481 18 42-34 32-46
Boston Bees 71 83 0.461 21 35-43 36-40
Brooklyn Dodgers 67 87 0.435 25 37-40 30-47
Philadelphia Phillies 54 100 0.351 38 30-48 24-52

Managers

American League

National League

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 2012.
  2. ^ "THT Live". hardballtimes.com. Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. pp. 352. ISBN 9781402742736.

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