The following are the baseball events of the year 1926 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

American League National League
AVG Heinie Manush DET .378 Bubbles Hargrave CIN .353
HR Babe Ruth NYY 47 Hack Wilson CHC 21
RBI Babe Ruth NYY 146 Jim Bottomley SLC 120
Wins George Uhle CLE 27 Pete Donohue CIN,
Ray Kremer PIT,
Lee Meadows PIT,
& Flint Rhem SLC
20
ERA Lefty Grove PHA 2.51     Ray Kremer PIT 2.61
Ks Lefty Grove PHA 194 Dazzy Vance BKN 140

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 91 63 0.591 50–25 41–38
Cleveland Indians 88 66 0.571 3 49–31 39–35
Philadelphia Athletics 83 67 0.553 6 44–27 39–40
Washington Senators 81 69 0.540 8 42–30 39–39
Chicago White Sox 81 72 0.529 47–31 34–41
Detroit Tigers 79 75 0.513 12 39–41 40–34
St. Louis Browns 62 92 0.403 29 40–39 22–53
Boston Red Sox 46 107 0.301 44½ 25–51 21–56


National League final standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 89 65 0.578 47–30 42–35
Cincinnati Reds 87 67 0.565 2 53–23 34–44
Pittsburgh Pirates 84 69 0.549 49–28 35–41
Chicago Cubs 82 72 0.532 7 49–28 33–44
New York Giants 74 77 0.490 13½ 43–33 31–44
Brooklyn Robins 71 82 0.464 17½ 38–38 33–44
Boston Braves 66 86 0.434 22 43–34 23–52
Philadelphia Phillies 58 93 0.384 29½ 33–42 25–51


Negro leagues final standings

Negro National League final standings

Negro National League (West)
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Kansas City Monarchs 56 19 .747
Chicago American Giants 57 23 .713
St. Louis Stars 49 29 .628
Detroit Stars 46 40 .535
Indianapolis ABCs 43 43 .500
Cuban Stars 16 47 .254
Dayton Marcos 7 32 .179
Cleveland Elite Giants 5 32 .135

Eastern Colored League final standings

Eastern Colored League (East)
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 63 15 .808
Hilldale 53 34 .630
Harrisburg Giants 25 17 .595
Cuban Stars 22 17 .564
New York Lincoln Giants 23 30 .434
Baltimore Black Sox 23 36 .390
Brooklyn Royal Giants 3 15 .167
Newark Stars 1 10 .091

Homestead Grays

5 1 .833

†Homestead was not in the league, but these games counted in the standings.

Events

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January–February

March–May

June–August

September–October

November–December