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

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ChampionsEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

Statistical LeadersEdit

Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Dale Alexander BOX .367 Lefty O'Doul BRO .368
HR Jimmie Foxx PHA 58 Chuck Klein PHI
Mel Ott NYG
38
RBI Jimmie Foxx PHA 169 Don Hurst PHI 143
Wins Alvin Crowder WSH 26 Lon Warneke PIT 22
ERA Lefty Grove PHA 2.84 Lon Warneke PIT 2.37
Ks Red Ruffing NYY 190 Dizzy Dean STL 191

Major League Baseball final standingsEdit

American League final standingsEdit

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Yankees 107 47 .695 --
Philadelphia Athletics 94 60 .610 13
Washington Senators 93 61 .604 14
Cleveland Indians 87 65 .572 19
Detroit Tigers 76 75 .503 29.5
St. Louis Browns 63 91 .409 44
Chicago White Sox 49 102 .325 56.5
Boston Red Sox 43 111 .279 64

National League final standingsEdit

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Chicago Cubs 90 64 .584 --
Pittsburgh Pirates 86 68 .558 4
Brooklyn Dodgers 81 73 .526 9
Philadelphia Phillies 78 76 .506 12
Boston Braves 77 77 .500 13
New York Giants 72 82 .468 18
St. Louis Cardinals 72 82 .468 18
Cincinnati Reds 60 94 .390 30

EventsEdit

  • Babe Ruth played in his last World Series, and hit the famous supposed "called shot".

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

  • February 5 - Barney Dreyfuss, 66, Hall of Fame owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates since 1900 who was principal force in creation of the World Series; Pirates won six NL pennants and two World Series (1909, 1925) under his leadership; built Forbes Field, first modern steel and concrete stadium, in 1909
  • March 23 - Charles F. Daniels, 83, one of the NL's original 1876 umpires; career of 25 years included ten major league seasons
  • April 2 - Honest John Morrill, 79, first baseman and manager of Boston's 1883 NL champions who batted .300 twice and was among first ten players to reach 1000 hits
  • April 10 - Fred Pfeffer, 72, second baseman for Chicago and Louisville who in 1884 was one of first players to hit 20 home runs; led league in putouts nine times and double plays seven times
  • April 23 - Lon Knight, 78, right fielder and manager of Philadelphia's 1883 American Association champions
  • August 2 - Dan Brouthers, 74, Hall of Fame first baseman who was 19th century's greatest slugger, winning five batting titles and retiring with a .342 lifetime average; .519 career slugging percentage was record until 1920s, led NL in HRs twice and doubles three times; third player to hit 100 home runs and fourth to reach 2000 hits; batted .338 with league-leading 153 runs for 1887 Detroit champions

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