The following are the baseball events of the year 1927 throughout the world.

Years in baseball

1927 in sports

  • American football
  • Aquatic sports
  • Association football
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Chess
  • Climbing
  • Combat sports
    • Sumo
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Equestrianism
  • Esports
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice sports
  • Modern pentathlon
  • Motorsport
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Rugby league‎
  • Rugby union
  • Snooker
    • 1926–27
    • 1927–28
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting

Headline Event of the Year

Champions

Awards

Statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Harry Heilmann DET .398 Paul Waner PIT .380
HR Babe Ruth NYY 60 Hack Wilson CHC
Cy Williams PHP
30
RBI Lou Gehrig NYY 175 Paul Waner PIT 131
Wins Waite Hoyt NYY 22 Charlie Root CHC 26
ERA Wilcy Moore NYY 2.28 Ray Kremer PIT 2.47
Ks Lefty Grove PHA 174 Dazzy Vance BKN 184

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 110 44 0.714 57–19 53–25
Philadelphia Athletics 91 63 0.591 19 50–27 41–36
Washington Senators 85 69 0.552 25 51–28 34–41
Detroit Tigers 82 71 0.536 27½ 44–32 38–39
Chicago White Sox 70 83 0.458 39½ 38–37 32–46
Cleveland Indians 66 87 0.431 43½ 35–42 31–45
St. Louis Browns 59 94 0.386 50½ 38–38 21–56
Boston Red Sox 51 103 0.331 59 29–49 22–54

National League final standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 94 60 0.610 48–31 46–29
St. Louis Cardinals 92 61 0.601 55–25 37–36
New York Giants 92 62 0.597 2 49–25 43–37
Chicago Cubs 85 68 0.556 50–28 35–40
Cincinnati Reds 75 78 0.490 18½ 45–35 30–43
Brooklyn Robins 65 88 0.425 28½ 34–39 31–49
Boston Braves 60 94 0.390 34 32–41 28–53
Philadelphia Phillies 51 103 0.331 43 34–43 17–60


Negro leagues final standings

Negro National League final standings

Negro National League (West)
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Chicago American Giants 54 28 .659
Kansas City Monarchs 58 33 .637
St. Louis Stars 60 35 .632
Detroit Stars 70 53 .569
Birmingham Black Barons 53 41 .564
Cuban Stars 21 40 .344
Cleveland Hornets 17 42 .288
Memphis Red Sox 28 74 .275

Eastern Colored League final standings

Eastern Colored League (East)
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Atlantic City Bacharach Giants/Bees 64 39 .621
Baltimore Black Sox 36 30 .545
Harrisburg Giants 45 31 .523
Newark Cuban Stars 28 28 .500
New York Lincoln Giants 21 22 .488
Hilldale 47 70 .402
Brooklyn Royal Giants 14 26 .350

Homestead Grays

7 0 1.000

†Homestead was not in the league, but these games counted in the standings. Atlantic City won both first and second halves.

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