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The following are the baseball events of the year 1937 throughout the world.
This article is currently under construction.
Major League BaseballEdit
- World Series: New York Yankees over New York Giants (4-1)
- All-Star Game, July 7 at Griffith Stadium: American League, 8-3
- Negro League Baseball All-Star Game: East, 7-2
Awards and honorsEdit
- MLB Most Valuable Player Award
- The Sporting News Player of the Year Award
|AVG||Charlie Gehringer DET||.371||Joe Medwick STL||.374|
|HR||Joe DiMaggio NYY||46|| Joe Medwick STL |
& Mel Ott
|RBI||Hank Greenberg DET||183||Joe Medwick STL||154|
|Wins||Lefty Gomez1 NYY||21||Carl Hubbell NYG||22|
|ERA||Lefty Gomez1 NYY||2.33||Jim Turner BSB||2.38|
|Ks||Lefty Gomez1 NYY||194||Carl Hubbell NYG||159|
1American League Triple Crown Pitching Winner
Major League Baseball final standingsEdit
American League final standingsEdit
|1st||New York Yankees||102||52||.662||--|
|3rd||Chicago White Sox||86||68||.566||16.0|
|5th||Boston Red Sox||80||72||.526||21.0|
|8th||St. Louis Browns||46||108||.299||66.0|
National League final standingsEdit
|1st||New York Giants||95||57||.625||--|
|4th||St. Louis Cardinals||81||73||.526||15.0|
- February 2 - Don Buford (living)
- February 9 - Clete Boyer (d. 2007)
- April 2 - Dick Radatz (d. 2005)
- May 8 - Mike Cuellar (d. 2010)
- May 10 - Jim Hickman (living)
- May 18 - Brooks Robinson (living)
- June 23 - Tom Haller (d. 2004)
- August 14 - Joel Horlen (living)
- September 17 - Orlando Cepeda (living)
- September 19 - Chris Short (d. 1991)
- October 19 - Walt Bond (d. 1967) leukemia
- October 20 - Juan Marichal (living)
- January 18 - Michael Sexton, 73, president of the minor leagues from 1909 to 1931, during which time the minors expanded to record size and success, peaking with 47 leagues
- April 14 - Ned Hanlon, 79, Hall of Fame manager of the Baltimore Orioles teams which won NL pennants in 1894-95-96 with their aggressive play, then of the Brooklyn champions of 1899-1900; pioneer of various offensive tactics, previously a center fielder for Detroit Wolverines
- May 27 - Frank Grant, 71, Negro League Hall of Famer, second baseman widely considered to have been the 19th century's greatest black player
- August 16 - Bunk Congalton, 62, Canadian-born outfielder who finished fourth in the American League batting race with a .320 average
- August 21 - George Wright, 90, Hall of Fame pioneer of the sport who starred as a shortstop on the first professional team in 1869, then as captain of the powerhouse Boston teams from 1871-78; managed Providence to NL pennant in 1879 (brother of Harry Wright.
- September 20 - Harry Stovey, 80, first baseman and outfielder who was among the American Association's leading hitters; won five home run titles, led league in slugging, runs and triples multiple times; first player to hit 100 home runs, was seventh all-time in hits and first in runs upon retirement. Rated one of greatest 19th century players among those not in Hall of Fame.