1927 Major League Baseball Season
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1927 Major League Baseball Season

1927 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 12 - October 8, 1927
Number of games154
Number of teams16
Regular Season
Season MVPAL: Lou Gehrig (NYY)
NL: Paul Waner (PIT)
AL championsNew York Yankees
  AL runners-upPhiladelphia Athletics
NL championsPittsburgh Pirates
  NL runners-upSt. Louis Cardinals
World Series
ChampionsNew York Yankees
  Runners-upPittsburgh Pirates
MLB seasons

The 1927 Major League Baseball season began in April and ended with the World Series in October. 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. No no-hitters were thrown during the season.[1][2]

This was the sixth of eight seasons that "League Awards", a precursor to the Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award (introduced in 1931), were issued.

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  World Series
       
  AL New York Yankees 4
  NL Pittsburgh Pirates 0

Award winners

1927 Award Winners
  American League National League
Award Player Position Team Player Position Team
Most Valuable Player Lou Gehrig 1B NYY Paul Waner RF PIT

League leaders

  American League National League
AVG Harry Heilmann, DET .398 Paul Waner, PIT .380
HR Babe Ruth, NYY 60 Cy Williams, PHP
Hack Wilson, CHC
30
RBI Lou Gehrig, NYY 175 Paul Waner, PIT 131
SB George Sisler, SLB 28 Frankie Frisch, SLC 48
Wins Waite Hoyt, NYY
Ted Lyons, CHW
22 Charley Root, CHC 26
ERA Wilcy Moore, NYY 2.28 Ray Kremer, PIT 2.47
SO Lefty Grove, PHA 174 Dazzy Vance, BKN 184


Managers

American League

National League

Home Field Attendance

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game
New York Yankees[3] 110 20.9% 1,164,015 13.3% 15,117
Chicago Cubs[4] 85 3.7% 1,159,168 31.0% 14,861
Pittsburgh Pirates[5] 94 11.9% 869,720 8.9% 11,009
New York Giants[6] 92 24.3% 858,190 22.5% 11,597
Detroit Tigers[7] 82 3.8% 773,716 8.7% 9,919
St. Louis Cardinals[8] 92 3.4% 749,340 12.1% 9,367
Brooklyn Robins[9] 65 -8.5% 637,230 -2.1% 8,611
Chicago White Sox[10] 70 -13.6% 614,423 -13.5% 8,192
Philadelphia Athletics[11] 91 9.6% 605,529 -15.3% 7,864
Washington Senators[12] 85 4.9% 528,976 -4.1% 6,696
Cincinnati Reds[13] 75 -13.8% 442,164 -34.3% 5,527
Cleveland Indians[14] 66 -25.0% 373,138 -40.5% 4,846
Philadelphia Phillies[15] 51 -12.1% 305,420 26.9% 3,916
Boston Red Sox[16] 51 10.9% 305,275 7.1% 3,914
Boston Braves[17] 60 -9.1% 288,685 -4.9% 3,901
St. Louis Browns[18] 59 -4.8% 247,879 -12.7% 3,178

Notable events

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.[19]

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.

References

  1. ^ "American League No Hitters". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "National League No Hitters". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^ "New York Yankees Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "San Francisco Giants Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  15. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  16. ^ "Boston Red Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  17. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  18. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  19. ^ "Strange and Unusual Plays". www.retrosheet.org. Retrieved 2012.

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