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
Number of games154
Number of teams16
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Lou Gehrig (NYY)
NL: Carl Hubbell (NYG)
AL championsNew York Yankees
  AL runners-upDetroit Tigers
NL championsNew York Giants
  NL runners-upSt. Louis Cardinals & Chicago Cubs
World Series
ChampionsNew York Yankees
  Runners-upNew York Giants
MLB seasons

The 1936 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 14 to October 6, 1936. The New York Giants and New York Yankees were the regular season champions of the National League and American League, respectively. The Yankees then defeated the Giants in the World Series, four games to two.

The Boston Braves changed their nickname to "Bees" this season; they would revert to Braves in 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

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  World Series
       
  AL New York Yankees 4
  NL New York Giants 2

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]

Home Field Attendance

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game
New York Yankees[2] 102 14.6% 976,913 48.6% 12,687
Detroit Tigers[3] 83 -10.8% 875,948 -15.4% 11,376
New York Giants[4] 92 1.1% 837,952 11.9% 10,743
Chicago Cubs[5] 87 -13.0% 699,370 1.0% 9,083
Boston Red Sox[6] 74 -5.1% 626,895 12.2% 8,141
Cleveland Indians[7] 80 -2.4% 500,391 25.8% 6,178
Brooklyn Dodgers[8] 67 -4.3% 489,618 4.1% 6,198
Cincinnati Reds[9] 74 8.8% 466,345 4.0% 6,136
St. Louis Cardinals[10] 87 -9.4% 448,078 -11.5% 5,819
Chicago White Sox[11] 81 9.5% 440,810 -6.3% 5,877
Washington Senators[12] 82 22.4% 379,525 48.8% 4,929
Pittsburgh Pirates[13] 84 -2.3% 372,524 5.6% 4,902
Boston Bees[14] 71 86.8% 340,585 46.3% 4,311
Philadelphia Athletics[15] 53 -8.6% 285,173 22.3% 3,704
Philadelphia Phillies[16] 54 -15.6% 249,219 21.3% 3,195
St. Louis Browns[17] 57 -12.3% 93,267 15.3% 1,211

Events

References

  1. ^ "Runs Batted In - Single Season RBI Records". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "New York Yankees Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "San Francisco Giants Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "Boston Red Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  15. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  16. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  17. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  18. ^ "THT Live". hardballtimes.com. Retrieved 2012.
  19. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. pp. 352. ISBN 9781402742736.

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