1933 Major League Baseball season

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1933 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 12 – October 7, 1933
Regular season
Season champions AL: Washington Senators
NL: New York Giants
Season MVP AL: Jimmie Foxx (PHA)
NL: Carl Hubbell (NYG)
World Series
Champions New York Giants
  Runners-up Washington Senators
MLB seasons

The 1933 Major League Baseball season featured ballplayers hitting eight cycles, tied for the most of any single major league season; all eight cycles in each of those seasons were hit by different players.

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Jimmie Foxx1 PHA .356 Chuck Klein2 PHI .368
HR Jimmie Foxx1 PHA 48 Chuck Klein2 PHI 28
RBI Jimmie Foxx1 PHA 163 Chuck Klein2 PHI 120
Wins Alvin Crowder WSH
Lefty Grove PHA
24 Carl Hubbell NYG 23
ERA Mel Harder CLE 2.95 Carl Hubbell NYG 1.66
SO Lefty Gomez NYY 163 Dizzy Dean STL 199
SV Jack Russell WSH 13 Phil Collins PHI 6
SB Ben Chapman NYY 27 Pepper Martin STL 26

1 American League Triple Crown Award Winner

2 National League Triple Crown Award Winner

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

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 standings

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


American League

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Marty McManus
Chicago White Sox Lew Fonseca
Cleveland Indians Roger Peckinpaugh and Walter Johnson
Detroit Tigers Bucky Harris and Del Baker
New York Yankees Joe McCarthy
Philadelphia Athletics Connie Mack
St. Louis Browns Bill Killefer, Allen Sothoron and Rogers Hornsby
Washington Senators Joe Cronin

National League

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves Bill McKechnie
Brooklyn Dodgers Max Carey
Chicago Cubs Charlie Grimm
Cincinnati Reds Donie Bush
New York Giants Bill Terry
Philadelphia Phillies Burt Shotton
Pittsburgh Pirates George Gibson
St. Louis Cardinals Gabby Street and Frankie Frisch


On August 29, the Chicago Cubs team that played the Brooklyn Dodgers featured Billy Herman playing second base, Babe Herman playing right field and Leroy Herrmann pitching.[1]


  1. ^ "Strange and Unusual Plays". www.retrosheet.org. Retrieved June 13, 2012.

External links

  • 1933 Major League Baseball season schedule at Baseball Reference

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