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The following are the baseball events of the year 1933 throughout the world.  

This year in baseball

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Headline Event of the YearEdit

ChampionsEdit

Major League BaseballEdit

Other championsEdit

Awards and honorsEdit

MLB Statistical LeadersEdit

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Jimmie Foxx .356 Chuck Klein .368
HR Jimmie Foxx 48 Chuck Klein 28
RBI Jimmie Foxx 163 Chuck Klein 120
Wins Alvin Crowder & Lefty Grove 24 Carl Hubbell 23
ERA Mel Harder 2.95 Carl Hubbell 1.66

Major League Baseball final standingsEdit

American League final standingsEdit

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Washington Senators 99   53 .651     --
2nd New York Yankees 91   59 .607   7.0
3rd Philadelphia Athletics 79   72 .523   19.5
4th Cleveland Indians 75   76 .497   23.5
5th Detroit Tigers 75   79 .487   25.0
6th Chicago White Sox 67   83 .447   31.0
7th Boston Red Sox 63   86 .423   34.5
8th St. Louis Browns 55   96 .364   43.5

National League final standingsEdit

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st New York Giants 91   61 .599     --
2nd Pittsburgh Pirates 87   67 .565   5.0
3rd Chicago Cubs 86   68 .558   6.0
4th Boston Braves 83   71 .539   9.0
5th St. Louis Cardinals 82   71 .536   9.5
6th Brooklyn Dodgers 65   88 .425   26.5
7th Philadelphia Phillies 60   92 .395   31.0
8th Cincinnati Reds 58   94 .382   33.0

EventsEdit

  • First All-Star game.

MoviesEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

  • January 2 - Kid Gleason, 66, who won 138 games as a pitcher and was second baseman for four teams from 1895-1906, twice batting .300; won AL pennant as rookie manager of White Sox in 1919, then watched as team threw World Series. Gleason was one of the relatively few major leaguers to appear in a major league game in 4 different decades.
  • April 23 - Tim Keefe, 76, pitcher who won over 340 games, including six 30-win campaigns for the New York Metropolitans and Giants from 1883–88, with 40-win seasons in 1883 and 1886; led league in ERA three times and strikeouts twice, with career strikeout mark (2500+) being record until 1908; won 19 straight in 1888, leading Giants to first pennant, and was 4-0 with 0.51 ERA in championship series
  • September 16 - George Gore, 76, center fielder for the White Stockings and Giants who batted .301 lifetime and won 1880 batting title; led NL in walks three times and runs twice, and upon retirement was fifth all-time in runs and second in walks
  • September 25 - Ring Lardner, 48, sportswriter for various newspapers, mainly in Chicago, since 1907; pioneered the satirical cynic's view of sports reporting
  • October 5 - William Veeck, 55, president of the Cubs since 1919; previously a sportswriter

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