1932 Major League Baseball Season
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1932 Major League Baseball Season

1932 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 11 - October 2, 1932
Number of games154
Number of teams16
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Jimmie Foxx (PHA)
NL: Chuck Klein (PHI)
AL championsNew York Yankees
  AL runners-upPhiladelphia Athletics
NL championsChicago Cubs
  NL runners-upPittsburgh Pirates
World Series
ChampionsNew York Yankees
  Runners-upChicago Cubs
MLB seasons

The 1932 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 11 to October 2, 1932. The Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees were the regular season champions of the National League and American League, respectively. The Yankees then defeated the Cubs in the World Series, four games to none.

The Brooklyn team in the National League, known as the Robins since 1914, reverted to the name Dodgers, which they had last used in 1913.

Awards and honors

Events

MLB statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Dale Alexander DET/BSR .367 Lefty O'Doul BKN .368
HR Jimmie Foxx PHA 58 Chuck Klein PHP
Mel Ott NYG
38
RBI Jimmie Foxx PHA 169 Don Hurst PHP 143
Wins Alvin Crowder WSH 26 Lon Warneke CHC 22
ERA Lefty Grove PHA 2.84 Lon Warneke CHC 2.37
SO Red Ruffing NYY 190 Dizzy Dean SLC 191
SV Firpo Marberry WSH 13 Jack Quinn BKN 8
SB Ben Chapman NYY 38 Chuck Klein PHP 20

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  World Series
       
  AL New York Yankees 4
  NL Chicago Cubs 0

Managers

American League

National League

Home Field Attendance

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game
Chicago Cubs[2] 90 7.1% 974,688 -10.3% 12,658
New York Yankees[3] 107 13.8% 962,320 5.5% 12,498
Brooklyn Dodgers[4] 81 2.5% 681,827 -9.5% 8,741
Boston Braves[5] 77 20.3% 507,606 -1.4% 6,592
New York Giants[6] 72 -17.2% 484,868 -40.3% 6,297
Cleveland Indians[7] 87 11.5% 468,953 -2.9% 6,090
Philadelphia Athletics[8] 94 -12.1% 405,500 -35.4% 5,266
Detroit Tigers[9] 76 24.6% 397,157 -8.5% 5,092
Washington Senators[10] 93 1.1% 371,396 -24.6% 4,823
Cincinnati Reds[11] 60 3.4% 356,950 35.6% 4,636
Pittsburgh Pirates[12] 86 14.7% 287,262 10.3% 3,780
St. Louis Cardinals[13] 72 -28.7% 279,219 -54.1% 3,534
Philadelphia Phillies[14] 78 18.2% 268,914 -5.6% 3,492
Chicago White Sox[15] 49 -12.5% 233,198 -42.2% 3,029
Boston Red Sox[16] 43 -30.6% 182,150 -48.1% 2,366
St. Louis Browns[17] 63 0.0% 112,558 -37.2% 1,501

References

  1. ^ "THT Live". hardballtimes.com. Archived from the original on July 16, 2012. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "New York Yankees Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ "Atlanta Braves 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. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  15. ^ "Chicago White Sox 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. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.

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