The following are the baseball events of the year 1931 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Al Simmons PHA .390 Chick Hafey SLC .349
HR Babe Ruth NYY
Lou Gehrig NYY
46 Chuck Klein PHP 31
RBI Lou Gehrig NYY 184 Chuck Klein PHP 121
Wins Lefty Grove1 PHA 31 Jumbo Elliott PHP
Bill Hallahan SLC
Heinie Meine PIT
19
ERA Lefty Grove1 PHA 2.06 Bill Walker NYG 2.26
Ks Lefty Grove1 PHA 175 Bill Hallahan SLC 159

1MLB Pitching Triple Crown Winner

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Philadelphia Athletics 107 45 .704 --
New York Yankees 94 59 .614 13.5
Washington Senators 92 62 .597 16
Cleveland Indians 78 76 .506 30
St. Louis Browns 63 91 .409 45
Boston Red Sox 62 90 .408 45
Detroit Tigers 61 93 .396 47
Chicago White Sox 56 97 .366 51.5

National League final standings

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
St. Louis Cardinals 101 53 .656 --
New York Giants 87 65 .572 13
Chicago Cubs 84 70 .545 17
Brooklyn Robins 79 73 .520 21
Pittsburgh Pirates 75 79 .487 26
Philadelphia Phillies 66 88 .429 35
Boston Braves 64 90 .416 37
Cincinnati Reds 58 96 .377 43

Negro leagues final standings

Negro National League final standings

Negro National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Kansas City Monarchs 18 7 .720
Indianapolis ABCs 43 20 .683
St. Louis Stars 23 17 .575
Chicago Columbia Giants 16 13 .552
Louisville White Sox 19 23 .452
Detroit Stars 23 30 .487
Cleveland Cubs 25 28 .453

Columbus Blue Birds

3 3 .500
Cuban House of David 7 23 .233

† Columbus and HoD were not in the league but their games counted in the standings.

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.

East
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Hilldale Daisies 44 16 .733
Homestead Grays 46 19 .708
Pittsburgh Crawfords 5 3 .625
Baltimore Black Sox 21 26 .447
Cuban Stars 7 14 .333
Harlem Black Bombers 6 13 .316
Newark Browns 3 9 .250
New York Bacharach Giants 0 4 .000
Brooklyn Royal Giants 0 7 .000

Events

January–April

May–August

September

October–December

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

References

  1. ^ Harvard Magazine: Home-plate Security, article by Stephen Eschenbach, July–August, 2004
  2. ^ SABR – Jack Chesbro article by Wayne McElreavy
  3. ^ "SABR – Baseball's Triple Plays (1876–1879)". Archived from the original on 2012-09-10. Retrieved 2013-02-25.