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The following are the baseball events of the year 1926 throughout the world.  

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1920s

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1924 • 1923 • 1922 • 1921 • 1920

1910s

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1890s

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1894 • 1893 • 1892 • 1891 • 1890

1880s

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1884 • 1883 • 1882 • 1881 • 1880

1870s

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1874 • 1873 • 1872 • 1871 • 1870

1860s

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1864 • 1863 • 1862 • 1861 • 1860

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ChampionsEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

Statistical LeadersEdit

American League National League
AVG Heinie Manush DET .378 Bubbles Hargrave CIN .353
HR Babe Ruth NYY 47 Hack Wilson CHC 21
RBI Babe Ruth NYY 146 Jim Bottomley STL 120
Wins George Uhle CLE 27 Pete Donohue CIN,
Ray Kremer PIT,
Lee Meadows PIT,
& Flint Rhem STL
20
ERA Lefty Grove PHA 2.51     Ray Kremer PIT 2.61
Ks Lefty Grove PHA 194 Dazzy Vance BRO 140

Major League Baseball final standingsEdit

American League final standingsEdit

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Yankees 91 63 .591 --
Cleveland Indians 88 66 .571 3
Philadelphia Athletics 83 67 .553 6
Washington Senators 81 69 .540 8
Chicago White Sox 81 72 .529 9.5
Detroit Tigers 79 75 .513 12
St. Louis Browns 62 92 .403 29
Boston Red Sox 46 107 .301 44.5

National League final standingsEdit

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
St. Louis Cardinals 89 65 .578 --
Cincinnati Reds 87 67 .565 2
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 69 .549 4.5
Chicago Cubs 82 72 .532 7
New York Giants 74 77 .490 13.5
Brooklyn Robins 71 82 .464 17.5
Boston Braves 66 86 .434 22
Philadelphia Phillies 58 93 .384 29.5

EventsEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

  • January 31 - Lou Bierbauer, 60, second baseman for Philadelphia and Pittsburgh who batted .300 three times, led league in assists five times
  • February 12 - Francis Richter, 72, sportswriter, editor of annual Reach Guides since 1901, revered for his authoritative commentary on the state of the sport; established first newspaper sports department in 1872, founded Sporting Life newspaper in 1883; helped form 1882 American Association, assisted in 1891 merger with NL; declined NL presidency in 1907
  • February 24 - Eddie Plank, 50, Hall of Fame lefthanded pitcher for the Athletics who became the first lefthander to win 200, then 300 games, continuing until he had compiled 326 victories; eight-time 20-game winner pitched 2-hit victory in final game of 1913 World Series; 2246 strikeouts ranked sixth all-time upon retirement, 69 shutouts ranked fourth; top lefthander with 410 complete games, held AL career marks for lefthanders in games, innings and starts
  • March 27 - John Kelly, 69, umpire in the 1880s who officiated in three World Championship Series; played 16 games in 1879 with Syracuse and Troy, also managed Louisville
  • August 20 - Cal McVey, 75, early star with 1869 Red Stockings who batted .431 in National Association's 1871 debut season, topped .300 mark through 1878; led NA in hits, RBI and total bases twice each, in runs and doubles once

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