1927 Major League Baseball season

1927 Major League Baseball season

This article is about the 1927 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1927 in baseball.

The 1927 Major League Baseball season began in April 1927 and ended with the 1927 World Series in October. No no-hitters were thrown during the season.[1][2]

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

National League final standings

World series

Main article: 1927 World Series
1927 World Series
New York Yankees (4) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (0)
Game Date Score Series
Location Attendance Time
1 October 5 Yankees 5, Pirates 4 1–0 Forbes Field 41,467 2:04
2 October 6 Yankees 6, Pirates 2 2–0 Forbes Field 41,634 2:20
3 October 7 Yankees 8, Pirates 1 3–0 Yankee Stadium 60,695 2:04
4 October 8 Yankees 4, Pirates 3 4–0 Yankee Stadium 57,909 2:15

Award winners

1927 Award Winners
  American League National League
Award Player Position Team Player Position Team
Most Valuable Player Lou Gehrig 1B NYY Paul Waner RF PIT

League leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Harry Heilmann, DET .398 Paul Waner, PIT .380
HR Babe Ruth, NYY 60 Cy Williams, PHI
Hack Wilson, CHC
RBI Lou Gehrig, NYY 175 Paul Waner, PIT 131
SB George Sisler, SLB 28 Frankie Frisch, STL 48
Wins Waite Hoyt, NYY
Ted Lyons, CHW
22 Charley Root, CHC 26
ERA Wilcy Moore, NYY 2.28 Ray Kremer, PIT 2.47
SO Lefty Grove, PHA 174 Dazzy Vance, BRO 184

Notable events

On July 18, the Philadelphia Athletics used four pitchers as pinch hitters and pinch runners against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Jack Scott, Clarence Mitchell and Les Sweetland hit, while Tony Kaufmann ran for Scott.[3]


External links

  • 1927 season at Baseball-reference.com