1932 Major League Baseball season

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.

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 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 honorsEdit

EventsEdit

MLB statistical leadersEdit

  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

StandingsEdit

PostseasonEdit

BracketEdit

  World Series
       
  AL New York Yankees 4
  NL Chicago Cubs 0

ManagersEdit

American LeagueEdit

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Shano Collins and Marty McManus
Chicago White Sox Lew Fonseca
Cleveland Indians Roger Peckinpaugh
Detroit Tigers Bucky Harris
New York Yankees Joe McCarthy
Philadelphia Athletics Connie Mack
St. Louis Browns Bill Killefer
Washington Senators Walter Johnson

National LeagueEdit

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves Bill McKechnie
Brooklyn Dodgers Max Carey
Chicago Cubs Rogers Hornsby and Charlie Grimm
Cincinnati Reds Dan Howley
New York Giants John McGraw and Bill Terry
Philadelphia Phillies Burt Shotton
Pittsburgh Pirates George Gibson
St. Louis Cardinals Gabby Street

Home Field AttendanceEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "THT Live". hardballtimes.com. Archived from the original on July 16, 2012. Retrieved July 17, 2012.
  2. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
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  4. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  5. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  6. ^ "San Francisco Giants Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  7. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  8. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  9. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  10. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  11. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  12. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  13. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  14. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  15. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  16. ^ "Boston Red Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  17. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.

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