1923 Major League Baseball season

The 1923 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 17 to October 15, 1923. The New York Giants and New York Yankees were the regular season champions of the National League and American League, respectively. The Yankees then defeated the Giants in the World Series, four games to two.

1923 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 17 – October 15, 1923
Number of games154
Number of teams16
Regular Season
Season MVPAL: Babe Ruth (NYY)
AL championsNew York Yankees
  AL runners-upDetroit Tigers
NL championsNew York Giants
  NL runners-upCincinnati Reds
World Series
ChampionsNew York Yankees
  Runners-upNew York Giants
MLB seasons

This was the second of eight seasons that "League Awards", a precursor to the Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award (introduced in 1931), were issued. Only an American League award was given in 1923.

Awards and honorsEdit

StandingsEdit

PostseasonEdit

BracketEdit

  World Series
       
  AL New York Yankees 4
  NL New York Giants 2

Statistical leadersEdit

American League National League
AVG Harry Heilmann DET .403 Rogers Hornsby SLC .384
HR Babe Ruth NYY 41 Cy Williams PHP 41
RBI Babe Ruth NYY 141 Irish Meusel NYG 125
Wins George Uhle CLE 26 Dolf Luque CIN 27
ERA Stan Coveleski CLE 2.76     Dolf Luque CIN 1.93
Ks Walter Johnson WSH 130 Dazzy Vance BKN 197

ManagersEdit

American LeagueEdit

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Frank Chance
Chicago White Sox Kid Gleason
Cleveland Indians Tris Speaker
Detroit Tigers Ty Cobb
New York Yankees Miller Huggins
Philadelphia Athletics Connie Mack
St. Louis Browns Lee Fohl and Jimmy Austin
Washington Senators Donie Bush

National LeagueEdit

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves Fred Mitchell
Brooklyn Robins Wilbert Robinson
Chicago Cubs Bill Killefer
Cincinnati Reds Pat Moran
New York Giants John McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies Art Fletcher
Pittsburgh Pirates Bill McKechnie
St. Louis Cardinals Branch Rickey

Home Field AttendanceEdit

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game
New York Yankees[1] 98 4.3% 1,007,066 -1.9% 13,251
Detroit Tigers[2] 83 5.1% 911,377 5.8% 11,836
New York Giants[3] 95 2.2% 820,780 -13.2% 10,659
Chicago Cubs[4] 83 3.8% 703,705 29.8% 9,139
Pittsburgh Pirates[5] 87 2.4% 611,082 16.7% 7,936
Cincinnati Reds[6] 91 5.8% 575,063 16.5% 7,373
Chicago White Sox[7] 69 -10.4% 573,778 -4.8% 7,650
Brooklyn Robins[8] 76 0.0% 564,666 13.2% 7,239
Cleveland Indians[9] 82 5.1% 558,856 5.8% 7,165
Philadelphia Athletics[10] 69 6.2% 534,122 25.6% 7,122
St. Louis Browns[11] 74 -20.4% 430,296 -39.6% 5,517
Washington Senators[12] 75 8.7% 357,406 -22.1% 4,524
St. Louis Cardinals[13] 79 -7.1% 338,551 -37.0% 4,340
Boston Red Sox[14] 61 0.0% 229,688 -11.4% 2,945
Philadelphia Phillies[15] 50 -12.3% 228,168 -1.9% 3,042
Boston Braves[16] 54 1.9% 227,802 35.6% 2,958

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New York Yankees Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  2. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  3. ^ "San Francisco Giants Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  4. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  5. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  6. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  7. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  8. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  9. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  10. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  11. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  12. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  13. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  14. ^ "Boston Red Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  15. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.
  16. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 8, 2020.

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