You Are Here > Baseball-Reference.com > Bullpen > 1932 AL - BR Bullpen

1932 AL

From BR Bullpen

(Redirected from 1932 American League)
Jump to: navigation, search
1932 in baseball
1932 American League
Japanese baseball
National League
Negro Leagues
<< 1931 1933 >>

The 1932 season of the American League was the thirty-second season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB RS (RS/G) RA (RA/G) AVG OBP SLG ERA FPCT
1 New York Yankees 156 107 47 2 .686 -.- 1002 (6.42) 724 (4.64) 0.286 0.373 0.454 3.98 0.969
2 Philadelphia Athletics 154 94 60 0 .610 13.0 981 (6.37) 752 (4.88) 0.290 0.364 0.457 4.45 0.980
3 Washington Senators 154 93 61 0 .604 14.0 840 (5.45) 716 (4.65) 0.284 0.344 0.408 4.16 0.979
4 Cleveland Indians 153 87 65 1 .569 19.0 845 (5.52) 747 (4.88) 0.285 0.353 0.413 4.12 0.969
5 Detroit Tigers 153 76 75 2 .497 29.5 799 (5.22) 787 (5.14) 0.273 0.333 0.401 4.30 0.969
6 St. Louis Browns 154 63 91 0 .409 44.0 736 (4.78) 898 (5.83) 0.276 0.337 0.388 5.01 0.969
7 Chicago White Sox 152 49 102 1 .322 56.5 667 (4.39) 897 (5.90) 0.267 0.325 0.360 4.82 0.957
8 Boston Red Sox 154 43 111 0 .279 64.0 566 (3.68) 915 (5.94) 0.251 0.312 0.351 5.02 0.963

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Lou Gehrig New York Yankees 156
At Bats Al Simmons Philadelphia Athletics 670
Runs Scored Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics 151
Hits Al Simmons Philadelphia Athletics 216
Doubles Eric McNair Philadelphia Athletics 47
Triples Joe Cronin Washington Senators 18
Home Runs Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics 58
Total Bases Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics 438
Runs Batted In Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics 169
Stolen Bases Ben Chapman New York Yankees 38
Caught Stealing Ben Chapman New York Yankees 18
Walks Babe Ruth New York Yankees 130
Hit by Pitch Earl Averill
Bruce Campbell
Cleveland Indians
Chicago White Sox/St. Louis Browns
6
Strikeouts Bruce Campbell Chicago White Sox/St. Louis Browns 104
Sacrifice Hits Mule Haas Philadelphia Athletics 27
Batting Average Dale Alexander Detroit Tigers/Boston Red Sox 0.367
On-Base Percentage Babe Ruth New York Yankees 0.489
Slugging Percentage Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics 0.749
On-Base plus Slugging Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics 1.218
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia Athletics 205

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Alvin Crowder Washington Senators 26
Losses Bump Hadley Chicago White Sox/St. Louis Browns 21
Win-Loss Percentage Johnny Allen New York Yankees 0.810
Appearances Firpo Marberry Washington Senators 54
Games Started Alvin Crowder Washington Senators 39
Complete Games Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 27
Shutouts Tommy Bridges
Lefty Grove
Detroit Tigers
Philadelphia Athletics
4
Games Finished Chad Kimsey St. Louis Browns/Chicago White Sox 29
Saves Firpo Marberry Washington Senators 13
Innings Pitched Alvin Crowder Washington Senators 327.0
Batters Faced Alvin Crowder Washington Senators 1356
Hits Allowed Alvin Crowder Washington Senators 319
Home Runs Allowed George Earnshaw Philadelphia Athletics 28
Base-on-Balls Allowed Bump Hadley Chicago White Sox/St. Louis Browns 171
Hit Batsmen Bump Hadley Chicago White Sox/St. Louis Browns 8
Strikeouts Red Ruffing New York Yankees 190
Wild Pitches George Earnshaw Philadelphia Athletics 9
Balks Ed Durham
Vic Frazier
Firpo Marberry
Lefty Stewart
Boston Red Sox
Chicago White Sox
Washington Senators
St. Louis Browns
2
Runs Allowed Bump Hadley Chicago White Sox/St. Louis Browns 168
Earned Runs Allowed Bump Hadley Chicago White Sox/St. Louis Browns 149
Earned Run Average Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 2.84
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Lefty Grove Philadelphia Athletics 1.193


[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the American League champion New York Yankees defeated the National League's Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 0.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Jimmie Foxx, a first baseman with the Philadelphia Athletics. In the award's voting, he had 75 out of a possible 80 points and 5 first place votes.


[edit] Notable events

Seasons of the American League
1900 · 1901 · 1902 · 1903 · 1904 · 1905 · 1906 · 1907 · 1908 · 1909 · 1910 · 1911 · 1912 · 1913 · 1914 · 1915 · 1916 · 1917 · 1918 · 1919 · 1920 · 1921 · 1922 · 1923 · 1924 · 1925 · 1926 · 1927 · 1928 · 1929 · 1930 · 1931 · 1932 · 1933 · 1934 · 1935 · 1936 · 1937 · 1938 · 1939 · 1940 · 1941 · 1942 · 1943 · 1944 · 1945 · 1946 · 1947 · 1948 · 1949 · 1950 · 1951 · 1952 · 1953 · 1954 · 1955 · 1956 · 1957 · 1958 · 1959 · 1960 · 1961 · 1962 · 1963 · 1964 · 1965 · 1966 · 1967 · 1968 · 1969 · 1970 · 1971 · 1972 · 1973 · 1974 · 1975 · 1976 · 1977 · 1978 · 1979 · 1980 · 1981 · 1982 · 1983 · 1984 · 1985 · 1986 · 1987 · 1988 · 1989 · 1990 · 1991 · 1992 · 1993 · 1994 · 1995 · 1996 · 1997 · 1998 · 1999 · 2000 · 2001 · 2002 · 2003 · 2004 · 2005 · 2006 · 2007 · 2008 · 2009 · 2010 · 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014


Personal tools