The following are the baseball events of the year 1934 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

Major League Baseball

Other champions

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Lou Gehrig NYY .363 Paul Waner PIT .362
HR Lou Gehrig NYY 49 Ripper Collins SLC
Mel Ott NYG
35
RBI Lou Gehrig NYY 165 Mel Ott NYG 135
Wins Lefty Gomez NYY 26 Dizzy Dean SLC 30
ERA Lefty Gomez NYY 2.33 Carl Hubbell NYG 2.30

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Detroit Tigers 101   53 .656     --
2nd New York Yankees 94   60 .610   7.0
3rd Cleveland Indians 85   69 .552   16.0
4th Boston Red Sox 76   76 .500   24.0
5th Philadelphia Athletics 68   82 .453   31.0
6th St. Louis Browns 67   85 .441   33.0
7th Washington Senators 66   86 .434   34.0
8th Chicago White Sox 53   99 .349   47.0

National League final standings

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st St. Louis Cardinals 95   58 .621     --
2nd New York Giants 93   60 .608   2.0
3rd Chicago Cubs 86   65 .570   8.0
4th Boston Braves 78   73 .517   16.0
5th Pittsburgh Pirates 74   76 .493   19.5
6th Brooklyn Dodgers 71   81 .467   23.5
7th Philadelphia Phillies 56   93 .376   37.0
8th Cincinnati Reds 52   99 .344   42.0

Negro leagues final standings

Negro National League final standings

Negro National League*
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Pittsburgh Crawfords 64 22 .744
Philadelphia Stars 18 15 .612
Chicago American Giants 30 30 .545 (typo in source)
Nashville Elite Giants 20 28 .417
Cleveland Red Sox 8 17 .320
Philadelphia Bacharach Giants 6 18 .250
Baltimore Black Sox 2 10 .167

*Source refers to the league as the "East-West League", but the league was more generally known as the "Negro National League." Several games were included in the standings against non-League teams.

Source: Holway, John B. (2001). The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues: The Other Half of Baseball History. Fern Park, Florida: Hastings House Publishers. p. 305. ISBN 0-8038-2007-0.

Post-season:

Events

January–June

July–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. ^ a b c d Total Baseball V; Thorn, John et al. editors; 1997; Viking Penguin