1932 in baseball

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The following are the baseball events of the year 1932 throughout the world.

Contents

List of years in baseball

Champions

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

TypeNameStatNameStat
AVG Dale Alexander BSR.367 Lefty O'Doul BKN.368
HR Jimmie Foxx PHA58 Chuck Klein PHP
Mel Ott NYG
38
RBI Jimmie Foxx PHA169 Don Hurst PHP143
Wins Alvin Crowder WSH26 Lon Warneke CHC22
ERA Lefty Grove PHA2.84 Lon Warneke CHC2.37
Ks Red Ruffing NYY190 Dizzy Dean SLC191

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League
ClubWinsLossesWin % GB
New York Yankees 10747.695--
Philadelphia Athletics 9460.61013
Washington Senators 9361.60414
Cleveland Indians 8765.57219
Detroit Tigers 7675.50329.5
St. Louis Browns 6391.40944
Chicago White Sox 49102.32556.5
Boston Red Sox 43111.27964

National League final standings

National League
ClubWinsLossesWin % GB
Chicago Cubs 9064.584--
Pittsburgh Pirates 8668.5584
Brooklyn Dodgers 8173.5269
Philadelphia Phillies 7876.50612
Boston Braves 7777.50013
New York Giants 7282.46818
St. Louis Cardinals 7282.46818
Cincinnati Reds 6094.39030

Negro League Baseball final standings

East-West League standings

East–West League *
ClubWinsLossesWin % GB
Detroit Wolves 3812.760
Homestead Grays 5428.659
Baltimore Black Sox 4141.500
Cuban Stars (West) 1619.471
Philadelphia Hilldale 1931.380
Washington Pilots 1635.318
Cleveland Stars 511.313

Pittsburgh Crawfords

5432.628
New York Black Yankees1411.560

* The East–West League folded before the end of the season, so a championship was not awarded.

† Pittsburgh and New York were not in the league, but their games are included in the statistics compiled by John Holway.

Source:Holway, John B. (2001). The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues: The Other Half of Baseball History. Fern Park, Florida: Hastings House Publishers. p. 288. ISBN   0803820070.

Events

January–May

June–July

August–September

October–December

Births

January

February

March

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

References

  1. 1 2 3 4 Total Baseball V; Thorn, John et al editors; Viking Penguin; 1997; p. 2008
  2. Total Baseball V; Thorn, John et al editors; Viking Penguin; 1997; p. 2006