The following are the baseball events of the year 1937 throughout the world.

Years in baseball

1937 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
    • 1936–37
    • 1937–38
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting

Champions

Major League Baseball

Other champions

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Charlie Gehringer DET .371 Joe Medwick SLC .374
HR Joe DiMaggio NYY 46 Joe Medwick SLC
& Mel Ott NYG
31
RBI Hank Greenberg DET 183 Joe Medwick SLC 154
Wins Lefty Gomez1 NYY 21 Carl Hubbell NYG 22
ERA Lefty Gomez1 NYY 2.33 Jim Turner BSB 2.38
Ks Lefty Gomez1 NYY 194 Carl Hubbell NYG 159

1American League Triple Crown Pitching Winner

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st New York Yankees 102   52 .662     --
2nd Detroit Tigers 89   65 .578   13.0
3rd Chicago White Sox 86   68 .558   16.0
4th Cleveland Indians 83   71 .539   19.0
5th Boston Red Sox 80   72 .526   21.0
6th Washington Senators 73   80 .477   28.5
7th Philadelphia Athletics 54   97 .358   46.5
8th St. Louis Browns 46   108 .299   66.0

National League final standings

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st New York Giants 95   57 .625     --
2nd Chicago Cubs 93   61 .604   3.0
3rd Pittsburgh Pirates 86   68 .558   10.0
4th St. Louis Cardinals 81   73 .526   15.0
5th Boston Bees 79   73 .520   16.0
6th Brooklyn Dodgers 62   91 .405   33.5
7th Philadelphia Phillies 61   92 .399   34.5
8th Cincinnati Reds 56   98 .364   40.0

Negro league baseball final standings

Negro American League final standings

Negro American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Kansas City Monarchs 52 19 .732
Cincinnati Tigers 35 18 .660
Chicago American Giants 36 24 .600
Indianapolis Athletics 17 21 .447
Birmingham Black Barons 16 24 .400
Detroit Stars 15 24 .385
Memphis Red Sox 15 29 .341
St. Louis Stars 5 32 .135

Negro National League final standings

Negro National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Homestead Grays 31 13 .705 --
Newark Eagles 26 11 .703 1.5
Washington Elite Giants 27 17 .614 4
Philadelphia Stars 25 27 .481 10
Pittsburgh Crawfords 12 16 .429 11
New York Black Yankees 9 14 .391 11.5

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

Sources

  1. ^ "All%20Teams History - May 6th - National Pastime - Baseball History".