The following are the baseball events of the year 1919 throughout the world.

Years in baseball

1919 in sports

  • American football
  • Aquatic sports
  • Association football
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Chess
  • Climbing
  • Combat sports
    • Sumo
  • Cricket
    • 1918–19
    • 1919
    • 1919–20
  • Cycling
  • Equestrianism
  • Esports
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice sports
  • Modern pentathlon
  • Motorsport
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Rugby league‎
  • Rugby union
  • Snooker
    • 1918–19
    • 1919–20
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting

Headline Event of the Year

Chicago White Sox players accused of throwing World Series, resulting in the Black Sox scandal.

Champions

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Ty Cobb DET .384 Edd Roush CIN .321
HR Babe Ruth BSR 29 Gavvy Cravath PHP 12
RBI Babe Ruth BSR 114 Hy Myers BKN 73
Wins Eddie Cicotte CHW 29 Jesse Barnes NYG 25
ERA Walter Johnson WSH 1.49 Pete Alexander CHC 1.72

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago White Sox 88 52 0.629 48–22 40–30
Cleveland Indians 84 55 0.604 44–25 40–30
New York Yankees 80 59 0.576 46–25 34–34
Detroit Tigers 80 60 0.571 8 46–24 34–36
St. Louis Browns 67 72 0.482 20½ 40–30 27–42
Boston Red Sox 66 71 0.482 20½ 35–30 31–41
Washington Senators 56 84 0.400 32 32–40 24–44
Philadelphia Athletics 36 104 0.257 52 21–49 15–55

National League final standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 96 44 0.686 51–19 45–25
New York Giants 87 53 0.621 9 46–23 41–30
Chicago Cubs 75 65 0.536 21 40–31 35–34
Pittsburgh Pirates 71 68 0.511 24½ 39–31 32–37
Brooklyn Robins 69 71 0.493 27 36–34 33–37
Boston Braves 57 82 0.410 38½ 29–38 28–44
St. Louis Cardinals 54 83 0.394 40½ 34–35 20–48
Philadelphia Phillies 47 90 0.343 47½ 26–44 21–46


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Deaths

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References

  1. ^ Pomrenke, Jacob. "January 26, 1919: The Flu Mask Baseball Game". Society for American Baseball Research. Retrieved 12 July 2020.