1934 American League
|1934 in baseball|
|1934 American League|
|<< 1933 1935 >>|
The 1934 season of the American League was the thirty-fourth season of the league.
- 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||Detroit Tigers||154||101||53||0||.656||-.-||958 (6.22)||708 (4.60)||0.300||0.373||0.424||4.06||0.974|
|2||New York Yankees||154||94||60||0||.610||7.0||842 (5.47)||669 (4.34)||0.278||0.362||0.419||3.76||0.973|
|3||Cleveland Indians||154||85||69||0||.552||16.0||814 (5.29)||763 (4.95)||0.287||0.351||0.423||4.28||0.972|
|4||Boston Red Sox||153||76||76||1||.497||24.0||820 (5.36)||775 (5.07)||0.274||0.349||0.383||4.32||0.969|
|5||Philadelphia Athletics||153||68||82||3||.444||31.0||764 (4.99)||838 (5.48)||0.280||0.341||0.425||5.01||0.967|
|6||St. Louis Browns||154||67||85||2||.435||33.0||674 (4.38)||800 (5.19)||0.268||0.333||0.373||4.49||0.969|
|7||Washington Senators||155||66||86||3||.426||34.0||729 (4.70)||806 (5.20)||0.278||0.346||0.382||4.68||0.974|
|8||Chicago White Sox||153||53||99||1||.346||47.0||704 (4.60)||946 (6.18)||0.263||0.334||0.363||5.41||0.966|
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
The American League won the second midsummer classic at Polo Grounds in New York, NY on Tuesday, July 10, 1934 by a score of 9 to 7. The league's manager was Joe Cronin.
In the World Series, the American League champion Detroit Tigers were defeated by the National League's St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 3.
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Mickey Cochrane, a catcher with the Detroit Tigers. In the award's voting, he had 67 out of a possible 80 points.
- Bill Dinneen
- Charles Donnelly
- Harry Geisel
- George Hildebrand
- Lou Kolls
- Bill McGowan
- George Moriarty
- Red Ormsby
- Brick Owens
- Bill Summers
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