The following are the baseball events of the year 1920 throughout the world.

Fans line up for hot dogs at Ebbets Field.

Champions

Statistical leaders

American League National League Negro National League
Stat Player Total Player Total Player Total
AVG George Sisler (SLB) .407 Rogers Hornsby (SLC) .370 Cristóbal Torriente (CAG) .411
HR Babe Ruth (NYY) 54 Cy Williams (PHP) 15 Edgar Wesley (DES) 11
RBI Babe Ruth (NYY) 135 Rogers Hornsby (SLC)
George Kelly (NYG)
94 Ben Taylor (IND) 64
Wins Jim Bagby (CLE) 31 Grover Cleveland Alexander1 (CHC) 27 Bill Gatewood (DES) 15
ERA Bob Shawkey (NYY) 2.45 Grover Cleveland Alexander1 (CHC) 1.72 Dave Brown (CAG) 1.82
K Stan Coveleski (CLE) 133 Grover Cleveland Alexander1 (CHC) 173 Sam Crawford (KC) 106

1 National League Triple Crown pitching winner

Major league baseball final standings

Negro league final standings

All Negro leagues standings below are per Seamheads.[1]

Negro National League final standings

This was the first season of organized Negro league baseball. The first Negro National League would run for the next decade and is considered to be of major league status. The Chicago American Giants, managed by league founder and former player Rube Foster, won the first league pennant.[2]

East (independent teams) final standings

A loose confederation of teams were gathered in the East to compete with the West, however East teams did not organize a formal league as the West did.

vs. All Teams
Eastern Independent Clubs W L T Pct. GB
Brooklyn Royal Giants 13 7 2 .636
Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 22 16 2 .575
Baltimore Black Sox 1 1 0 .500 3
Hilldale Club 9 9 2 .500 3
New York Lincoln Giants 4 8 0 .333 5
Pennsylvania Red Caps 1 2 0 .333
Cuban Stars (East) 5 11 0 .313 6

Events

January – June

July – September

October – December

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

References

  1. ^ "1920 Season- Seamheads Negro Leagues Database". www.seamheads.com. Retrieved 2024-04-26.
  2. ^ "1920 Negro National League Season Summary".
  3. ^ "Baseball War Comes To An End With Leagues Remaining Intact". Newspapers.com. 1920-11-13. Retrieved 2022-04-14.