1934 Major League Baseball Season
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1934 Major League Baseball Season

1934 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 17 - October 9, 1934
Number of games154
Number of teams16
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Mickey Cochrane (DET)
NL: Dizzy Dean (SLC)
AL championsDetroit Tigers
  AL runners-upNew York Yankees
NL championsSt. Louis Cardinals
  NL runners-upNew York Giants
World Series
ChampionsSt. Louis Cardinals
  Runners-upDetroit Tigers
MLB seasons

The 1934 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 17 to October 9, 1934. The St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers were the regular season champions of the National League and American League, respectively. The Cardinals then defeated the Tigers in the World Series, four games to three.

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Lou Gehrig1 NYY .363 Paul Waner PIT .362
HR Lou Gehrig1 NYY 49 Ripper Collins SLC
Mel Ott NYG
35
RBI Lou Gehrig1 NYY 165 Mel Ott NYG 135
Wins Lefty Gomez2 NYY 26 Dizzy Dean SLC 30
ERA Lefty Gomez2 NYY 2.33 Carl Hubbell NYG 2.30
SO Lefty Gomez2 NYY 158 Dizzy Dean SLC 195
SV Jack Russell WSH 7 Carl Hubbell NYG 8
SB Billy Werber BOS 40 Pepper Martin SLC 23

1 American League Triple Crown Batting Winner

2 American League Triple Crown Pitching Winner

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  World Series
       
  AL Detroit Tigers 3
  NL St. Louis Cardinals 4

Managers

American League

National League

Home Field Attendance

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game
Detroit Tigers[1] 101 34.7% 919,161 186.4% 11,490
New York Yankees[2] 94 3.3% 854,682 17.4% 11,100
New York Giants[3] 93 2.2% 730,851 20.9% 9,745
Chicago Cubs[4] 86 0.0% 707,525 19.1% 9,189
Boston Red Sox[5] 76 20.6% 610,640 127.2% 7,930
Brooklyn Dodgers[6] 71 9.2% 434,188 -17.6% 5,639
Cleveland Indians[7] 85 13.3% 391,338 0.9% 5,017
Washington Senators[8] 66 -33.3% 330,074 -24.6% 4,343
St. Louis Cardinals[9] 95 15.9% 325,056 26.9% 4,222
Pittsburgh Pirates[10] 74 -14.9% 322,622 11.7% 4,136
Philadelphia Athletics[11] 68 -13.9% 305,847 2.9% 4,024
Boston Braves[12] 78 -6.0% 303,205 -41.4% 4,043
Chicago White Sox[13] 53 -20.9% 236,559 -40.5% 3,154
Cincinnati Reds[14] 52 -10.3% 206,773 -5.3% 2,651
Philadelphia Phillies[15] 56 -6.7% 169,885 8.6% 2,393
St. Louis Browns[16] 67 21.8% 115,305 30.9% 1,517

Events

References

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  8. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
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  10. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
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  16. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
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  18. ^ "Team Doubles Records". Baseball-Almanac.com. Retrieved 2012.
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