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The following are the baseball events of the year 1924 throughout the world.  

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ChampionsEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

MLB Statistical LeadersEdit

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Babe Ruth .378 Rogers Hornsby .424
HR Babe Ruth 46 Jack Fournier 27
RBI Goose Goslin 129 George Kelly 136
Wins Walter Johnson 23 Dazzy Vance 28
ERA Walter Johnson 2.72 Dazzy Vance 2.16

Major League Baseball final standingsEdit

American League final standingsEdit

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Washington Senators 92 62 .597 --
New York Yankees 89 63 .586 2
Detroit Tigers 86 68 .558 6
St. Louis Browns 74 78 .487 17
Philadelphia Athletics 71 81 .467 20
Cleveland Indians 67 86 .438 24.5
Boston Red Sox 67 87 .435 25
Chicago White Sox 66 87 .431 25.5

National League final standingsEdit

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Giants 93 60 .608 --
Brooklyn Robins 92 62 .597 1.5
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 63 .588 3
Cincinnati Reds 83 70 .542 10
Chicago Cubs 81 72 .529 12
St. Louis Cardinals 65 89 .422 28.5
Philadelphia Phillies 55 96 .364 37
Boston Braves 53 100 .346 40

EventsEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

  • February 27 - Thomas Lynch, 65, NL president from 1910 to 1913, previously a highly regarded umpire from 1888 to 1899
  • March 7 - Pat Moran, 48, Cincinnati manager since 1919 who was first man to lead two teams to World Series, winning with 1919 Reds but losing with 1915 Phillies; previously catcher for three NL teams, including 1906-08 champion Cubs
  • April 4 - George Wood, 65, left fielder, mainly in Detroit and Philadelphia, who batted .300 twice, led NL in home runs in 1882
  • May 16 - Candy Cummings, 75, Hall of Fame pioneer pitcher credited with developing the curveball in 1867, won 28 or more games for four teams in National Association; later a minor league executive
  • August 17 - John Bruce, 67, secretary of the National Commission from 1903 to 1920, previously legal counsel to AL president; part owner of Browns from 1902 to 1916
  • September 15 - Frank Chance, 47, Hall of Fame first baseman and manager of the Cubs who anchored famed infield of four NL and two World Series champions from 1906-1910, batted .300 four times, led NL in runs once and steals twice; 1906 squad won record 116 games, career winning percentage (.593) was second highest among managers of 1500 or more games; 401 steals were top mark for first basemen. First of the Tinker-Evers-Chance trio to die.
  • October 9 - Jake Daubert, 40, active first baseman and captain for NL champions in Brooklyn and Cincinnati who batted .303 lifetime, won batting titles in 1913-14; 1913 MVP led NL in triples twice; died of complications from appendicitis (resistance also weakened by beaning)
  • October 29 - Pop Snyder, 70, catcher for several teams over 18 seasons including 1878 Boston champions; also managed Cincinnati to 1882 American Association pennant

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