1933 FINAL Replay Standings as of
October 2, 1933
 

1933 Replay Standings as of October 2, 1933

Batting Leaders | Pitching Leaders
Team Batting | Team Pitching

AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
W L GB Pct W L GB Pct
New York Yankees 101 50 - .669 Pittsburgh Pirates 103 51 - .669
Washington Nationals 99 53 2.5 .651 New York Giants 97 55 5.0 .638
Philadelphia Athletics 77 74 24.0 .510 St. Louis Cardinals 94 59 8.5 .614
Detroit Tigers 78 76 24.5 .506 Chicago Cubs 87 67 16.0 .565
Cleveland Indians 73 78 28.0 .483 Boston Braves 68 86 35.0 .442
Chicago White Sox 63 87 37.5 .420 Philadelphia Phillies 63 89 39.0 .414
Boston Red Sox 58 91 42.0 .389 Brooklyn Dodgers 57 96 45.5 .373
St. Louis Browns 56 96 45.5 .368 Cincinnati Reds 43 109 59.0 .283

      

 

Game Highlights: 

 

 

3+ Homers
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Frank Demaree Chicago
3 homers
Chicago vs Philadelphia
May 13


Babe Ruth New York         
3 homers
New York vs Philadelphia
June 10


Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia
3 homers
Detroit vs Philadelphia
July 18

 

The Cycle
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Joe Kuhel Washington
Cleveland vs Washington
May 17

 

5+ Hits
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Ski Melillo St. Louis
5 hits
St. Louis vs Detroit
April 24


Earl Clark Boston
5 hits
Boston vs Philadelphia
April 24


Joe Sewell New York
5 hits
New York vs Detroit
May 4


Charlie Gehringer Detroit
5 hits
Washington vs Detroit
May 7


Ralph Birkofer Pittsburgh
5 hits
Philadelphia vs Pittsburgh
May 17


Pep Young Pittsburgh
5 hits
Philadelphia vs Pittsburgh
May 17


Kiddo Davis New York
5 hits
New York vs Cincinnati
May 22


Luke Appling Chicago
5 hits
Chicago vs St. Louis
June 4


Babe Ruth New York
5 hits
New York vs Boston
June 15


Joe Kuhel Washington
5 hits
Washington vs Cleveland
June 25


Indian Bob Johnson Philadelphia
5 hits
Philadelphia vs Chicago
June 28


Goose Goslin Washington
6 hits
Washington vs Detroit
June 29


Bruce Campbell St. Louis
5 hits
Philadelphia vs St. Louis
July 2


Ernie Lombardi Cincinnati
5 hits
Cincinnati vs Boston
July 2


Johnny Hodapp Boston
5 hits
Boston vs Philadelphia
July 4


Ed Coleman Philadelphia
5 hits
Boston vs Philadelphia
July 4


Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia
5 hits
Boston vs Philadelphia
July 4


Joe Stripp Brooklyn
5 hits
Brooklyn vs St. Louis
July 9


Ed Brandt Boston 
5 hits
Boston vs Chicago          
July 16


Al Simmons Chicago  
6 hits
Chicago vs Boston
July 20


Al Simmons Chicago
5 hits
Cleveland vs Chicago
July 26


Chuck Klein Philadelphia
5 hits
Brooklyn vs Philadelphia
July 29


Ben Chapman New York
5 hits
New York vs Washington
July 31


Goose Goslin Washington
5 hits
Washington vs St. Louis
August 20


Marty McManus Boston
5 hits
Boston vs Chicago
August 22


Mickey Cochrane Philadelphia
5 hits
Philadelphia vs Chicago
August 26


Mel Almada Boston
5 hits
Boston vs St. Louis
August 27


Freddie Muller Boston
5 hits
Boston vs St. Louis
August 27


Lyn Lary New York
5 hits
Boston vs New York
September 2


Goose Goslin Washington
5 hits
Washington vs Boston
September 5


Gee Walker Detroit
5 hits
Detroit vs Boston
September 8


Charlie Gehringer Detroit
5 hits
Detroit vs Washington
September 16

 

4+ XB Hits
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Joe Kuhel Washington
4 XB Hits
Washington vs Cleveland
June 25

 

8+ RBI
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Jack Burns St. Louis
8 RBI
New York vs St. Louis
August 16

 

No-Hit Games
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Carl Hubbell New York
Brooklyn vs New York
April 24


Larry French Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh vs Boston
June 18


Monte Pearson Cleveland
Cleveland vs Chicago
July 27

 

1-Hit Games
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Clint Brown Cleveland
St. Louis vs Cleveland
April 25


Guy Bush Chicago
Chicago vs New York
May 4


Larry French Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh vs New York
May 13


Charlie Root Chicago
Chicago vs Cincinnati
May 14


Ray Benge Brooklyn
Brooklyn vs Boston
June 2


Freddie Fitzsimmons New York
New York vs Brooklyn
June 4


Tom Zachary Boston
Boston vs Brooklyn
June 11


Tommy Bridges Detroit
Cleveland vs Detroit
June 13


Pat Malone Chicago
Chicago vs New York
June 21


Lefty Stewart Washington
Washington vs Chicago
June 24


Hal Schumacher New York
New York vs Chicago
July 8


Ben Cantwell Boston
Boston vs Cincinnati
July 9


Lloyd Brown Boston
Detroit vs Boston
July 12


Russ Van Atta New York
Cleveland vs New York
July 21


Bill Walker St. Louis
St. Louis vs Pittsburgh
August 1


Ralph Birkofer Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh vs Cincinnati
September 3


Alex McColl Washington
Chicago vs Washington
September 6


Carl Hubbell New York                       
New York vs Chicago
September 16


Ed Brandt Boston
Boston vs Cincinnati
September 19


Dizzy Dean St. Louis
Pittsburgh vs St. Louis                                                                                      Wally Berger
September 24

 

 


 

 

                        

 

                


 

 

 

 

 

 

                   
                                                                      
                                                                


April 18 – Browns beat Tribe, 22-18-2/2-3-2.  St. Louis scores 12 runs in bottom of 2nd.  Every Browns’ starter, including pitcher George Blaeholder, except for CF Sammy West, had at least 1 hit.  Bruce Campbell 3-6, 6 RBI, 4 runs, HR, 2 2B. 

 

April 23 – Tigers beat Browns 14-18-1/3-6-3 as they score 10 in bottom of 3rd.  Every Tiger player, including pitcher Tommy Bridges, had at least 1 hit.  

 

April 25 – Cleveland’s Lloyd Brown 1-hits the Browns, winning 4-10-2/1-1-2.  Only St. Louis hit is single by Art Scharein to start the game.  Browns score their only run on a 4-base error in the top of the 4th by Joe Vosmik.

 

May 4 – Giants win opener against Cubs as Bill Terry pinch hits a grand slam in the bottom of the 9th.  NY wins, 5-1.  Giants are no-hit in nightcap until 2 out in bottom of 8th when Gus Mancuso doubles.  That is the only NY hit as Cubs score the game’s only run in top of 9th and win, 1-6-0/0-1-2.  Guy Bush  (3-1, 1.01) pitches the victory.

 

May 6 – Yanks’ George Pipgras no-hits the Tribe until Johnny Burnett singles to lead-off the bottom of the 7th.  Pipgras (4-0, 1.75) goes the route, as NY wins 16-18-2/6-8-2.  Every NY starter, except Pipgras, has at least 1 hit. 

 

May 7 – Carl Hubbell (4-1, 0.57) no hits (no walks, but NY makes 2 errors) the Reds through 9 1/3   innings, in a scoreless tie.  Rollie Helmsley doubles with 1 out in the top of the 10th to break up the no hitter.  George Grantham homers with 1 out in the top of the 11th, for the game’s first run, and Hubbell loses 1-3-0/0-6-3.   Washington and Detroit split a twin-bill as Detroit wins the nightcap, 18-19-0/3-11-2.  Every Tiger starter, including pitcher Schoolboy Rowe, had at least 1 hit.  Gehringer 5-5, 2B.  John Stone 3-5, 5 RBI, HR. 

 

May 8 – Giants’ Freddie Fitzsimmons no-hits the Cards through 7 until George Watkins singles to lead off the top of the 8th.  St. Louis scores 2 in top of 9th to lead Cards to a 2-1 win.

 

May 14 – Braves sweep cards, as Dizzy Dean (1-4,2.98) and Tom Zachary (1-1,2.66) hookup in scoreless tie in nightcap.  Boston finally scores the game’s only run in the bottom of the 10th, as Braves win, 1-4-1/0-4-0. 

 

May 18 – Chisox beat A’s, 20-20-1/7-12-1.  Every Chicago starter, except pitcher Sam Jones, had at least 1 hit.  Chicago did not hit a homer.

 

May 20 – Tigers and Bosox hookup in 9 inning scoreless tie.  Tigers score game’s only run in top of 10th, and win 1-4-0/0-7-1.  Tommy Bridges (5-1, 1.37) beats Hank Johnson (2-4, 2.02) as both pitchers go the distance. 

 

May 21 – Phillies sweep Reds, winning opener, 16-20-1/4-12-3 as every Philly starter, except for 2nd baseman Eddie Delker, had at least 1 hit.  Pitcher Jumbo Elliott went 3-5.  The nightcap was scoreless through 9, and the game’s only run scored on catcher Clyde Manion’s 2nd error of the game.  Philadelphia won 1-7-1/0-8-4 as both pitchers went the distance.  Swede Hansen (1-0, 0.41) got the win, and Larry Benton (1-4, 1.64) took the loss.

 

May 23 – A’s beat Browns, 15-16-0/1-11-3.  Every A’s’ starter except Jimmy Foxx, had at least 1 hit, including pitcher Roy Mahaffey (2-1, 0.66).  Indian Bob Johnson 3-5, 2 HR, 5 RBI. 

 

May 26 – Washington’s Earl Whitehill no-hits the Browns until the top of the 8th when Ski Melillo leads off the inning with a double.   Washington wins 4-10-0/0-2-2.

 

June 2- First place Senators beat the Bosox, 17-17-0/0-5-4.  Montie Weaver (6-2, 2.610 goes the distance.  There were no homers in the game.  Carl Hubbell (7-3, 0.64) 2-hits the Phils, winning 6-12-0/0-2-1. 

 

June 3- Yanks beat A’s, 12-16-2/10-13-3 in 10 innings.  A’s lead 9-0 until bottom of 3rd when NY scores 5.  Yanks tie game in bottom of 9th, and win on 2-run homer by Babe Ruth (.336, 8, 32) in bottom of 10th.  Lefty Grove (6-3, 2.20) blows the save. 

 

June 4 – Giants sweep Bums, as Freddie Fitzsimmons (5-3, 2.53) pitches 1-hitter in nightcap, winning 11-16-0/0-1-2.  Fitzsimmons does not walk anyone, and faces only 28 batters.  Only Bum baserunner is Left O’Doul (.164!) double with 2 out in bottom of 1st.

 

June 6 – Yanks come back to win opener, 7-6, after being Bosox behind 6-0 until the 8th.  They score 5 in the bottom of the 8th, and 2 more in the 9th to win it.  Yanks take nightcap, 11-1 as Babe Ruth (.337, 12, 44) hits grand slam.

 

June 8 – A’s score 11 in the bottom of the 2nd against the Yanks as they go on to a 19-21-0/2-7-3 victory.  Every Philly starter, including pitcher Tony Freitas, had at least 1 hit.  There were no homers in the game.  Lefty Gomez (5-5, 5.33) gave up 10 ER in an inning and a third.  Washington and Bosox hookup in a 10 inning scoreless duel.  Senators finally score the game’s only run in top of 11th, on an error.  Senators score 10 in top of 7th in nightcap and they go on to win, 17-21-1/0-2-1.  Every Washington starter, including pitcher Jack Russell (2-1, 1.97) had at least 1 hit.  Goose Goslin (.324, 2, 29), 4-5, 5 RBI, 4 runs, HR, 2 3B, 11 TB. 

 

June 9 – Tigers and Chisox hookup in 13 inning scoreless contest as both stars go the distance.  Firpo Marberry (8-2, 2.62) wins as Detroit scores the game’s only run in the top of the 14th.  Tigers win 1-4-1/0-7-1.  Earl Durham (6-2, 2.45) takes the loss. 

 

June 10 – Pirates’ Bob Swift (7-4, 1.36) no-hits the Reds until Red Lucas pinch hits a single to lead off the top of the 9th.  Pirates win 3-7-1/0-2-0. 

 

June 11 – Yanks sweep Bosox, winning opener 12-8, and taking nightcap, 15-15-0/1-8-3.  Braves sweep Bums, as Tom Zachry (3-3, 1.60) pitches a 10 inning 1-hitter in the nightcap.  Van Lingle Mungo ((2-4, 2.89) and he hookup for a 9-inning shutout, but Boston scores in the top of the 10th as they win 1-7-1/0-1-0.  Zachry faces only 34 batters, 1 over the 11 inning minimum.   The only Bum hit is a 2nd inning single by Tony Cuccinello. 

 

June 13- Dizzy Dean (4-7, 3.00) and Steve Swetonic (3-4, 3.82) hookup on shutout until Cards score the game’s only run in the bottom of the 9th.  St. Louis wins, 1-4-2/0-3-0.  Cubs’ Lon Warneke (9-4, 1.42) and Reds’ Paul Derringer (5-6, 4.43) hookup in 12 inning shutout.  Reds finally score game’s only run in bottom of 13th, as they go on to win 1-8-1/0-4-0.  Tiger’s Tommy Bridges (8-2, 1.43) 1-hits the Tribe, winning 3-4-1/0-1-0.  Bridges walks 2, and faces 31 batters.  Tribe’s only hit is 5th inning 1 out single by Frankie Pytlak (.333). 

 

June 15 – Yanks beat Boston, 14-18-3/3-7-2.  Babe Ruth (.382, 21, 60) 5-6, 2B, HR, 3 RBI.  Every Yank starter, except Ben Chapman, including pitcher Johnny Allen, had at least 1 hit. 

 

June 18 – Pirates’ Larry French (11-2, 1.45) no-hits the Braves in nightcap, winning 2-8-1/0-0-0.  French walks 1 man, and faces only 29 batters. 

 

June 20 – Yanks beat Chisox, 10-15-2/1-5-1 as Dixie Walker goes 3-6 with a homer.  Walker is now batting .464, 5. 18. 

 

June 22- Cubs beat Braves, 17-21-0/2-9-1.  Every Cub starter, except 3B Woody English, had at least 1 hit, including pitcher Guy Bush. 

 

June 23 – Yanks beat Browns in opener, 19-19-2/0-8-0.  Every Yank starter, except 3B Joe Sewell, had at least 1 hit, including pitcher Herb Pennock (1-1-, 5.46).  Browns take nightcap, 9-10-0/0-2-3. 

 

June 24 – Lefty Stewart (6-5, 4.44) 1-hits (1 walk) the Chisox as Washington wins, 6-7-1/0-1-1.  Only Chicago hit is 1st inning 2 out single by Billy Sullivan.  Tigers beat Bosox 20/20-1/14-18-1.  Every Boston starter, except pitcher George Pipgras, had at least 1 hit.  Same for Tigers, except for pitcher Vic Frasier (they all had at least 2 hits, except for OF John Stone). 

 

June 25 – Yanks drop 2 to Tigers as Nats sweep Tribe and move into 1st place.   

 

June 30 – In nightcap, A’s hit 3 consecutive (back-to-back-to back) homers in bottom of 2nd against Browns.  Homers were hit by Max Bishop, Doc Cramer and Indian Bob Johnson.  A’s win, 15-18-3/7-12-3.  A’s hit 8 homers in the game (Bishop, Cramer and Pinky Higgins 2 each; Johnson and Foxx 1 each).   

 

July 1- Yanks beat Tribe as Nats lose to Detroit.  Yanks move back into 1st, ½ game up over Nats. 

 

July 2 – Browns sweep A’s, taking nightcap 16-20-0/5-9-2.  Every St. Louis starter, including pitcher George Blaeholder, had at least 1 hit.  Bruce Campbell (.313, 8, 55) 5-6, 4 RBI, HR. 

 

July 4- 1st place Washington and Yankees meet in twin-bill.  Nats sweep and move 2 up.  A’s sweep Bosox, taking nightcap, 22-29-4/13-25-4.  Bosox score 22 without a homer.  Every A’s starter, except pitcher George Earnshaw, had at least 1 hit.  Ed Coleman (.286) and Jimmie Foxx (.381) had 5 hits each, and Johnny Holdapp (.312) had 5 for Boston. 

 

July 5 – Tigers beat Browns, 8-3.   Rare weird play:

 

 

 

 

July 9 – Giants’ Hal Schumacher (11-4, 2.33) 1-hits the Cubs, winning 3-10-1/1-1-0.  Schumacher relinquishes 1 walk.  The only Cub hit is a single by opposition pitcher Guy Bush leading off the bottom of the 6th.    Braves beat Reds in 19 innings, 3-14-2/2-9-1.  Eddie Brandt (5-9, 3.52) pitches all 19 innings, and scores the winning run after leading off the top of the 19th with a single.  Brandt batted .309 in the actual ’33 season, and is hitting .278 currently.    Ben Cantwell (7-5, 1.64) of the Braves 1-hits the Reds in the opener, winning 1-8-0/0-1-1.  Only Red hit is 7th inning 1-out single by Chick Hafey (.266). 

 

July 12 – Boston’s Lloyd Brown (8-8, 4.40) no-hits the Tigers through 8 2/3 innings, until Heinie Schuble (.267) singles.  Boston wins, 5-9-3/0-1-1. 

 

July 16 – Yanks beat Chisox 3-2 as Browns sweep Nats.  NY moves into 1st place, 1 game up on Washington. 

 

July 18 – Jimmie Foxx (.386, 27, 77) hits 3 homers against the Tigers, as the A’s win 6-8-2/3-9-1.  He walks in his only other plate appearance. 

 

July 22- A’s beat Browns in opener, 13-18-0/2-10-1 as they hit 6 homers (Foxx 2, Johnson, Higgins, Williams and Bishop 1 each). 

 

July 27 – Cleveland’s Monte Pearson (3-1, 3.00) no-hits the Chisox, winning 12-15-1/0-0-1.  Pearson walks 2 batters.  Jimmie Foxx (.395, 32, 96) homers twice and drives in 5 as the A’s win their 11th straight as they beat the Bosox 6-11-1/0-2-1.  Foxx had only 6 homers and 14 RBI on June 1.  He’s had 26 homers and 82 RBI in June and July.     Braves’ Huck Betts (10-6, 2.41) bests Phills’ Ed Holley (7-10, 3.60) in 13 inning game, winning 1-4-0/0-4-0.  Both pitchers go the distance.  Pinky Whitney’s solo blast in the top of the 13th is the game’s only run. 

 

July 29 – Yanks beat Senators, 11-3, and move 2 up over them.  Gehrig (.352, 19, 91) 2B, 2 HRs, 10 TBs. 

 

July 30 – A’s beat Bosox 9-2 as Jimmie Foxx goes 2-5 and raises his BA to .400 (.440, 32, 99). 

 

July 31 – Yanks beat Nationals, 10-1, completing a 3 game sweep of Washington and moving 5 games up in the AL.  3rd place A’s have now won 13 straight. 

 

August 4 – Carl Hubbell (20-4, 1.22) blows a save opportunity but gets his 20th win (first in 1933) as the Giants come back to beat the Phills, 7-14-2/6-12-1. 

 

August 6 – Giants sweep Bums, winning nightcap 4-2 in 13 iinings.  1st place Giants have now won 13 straight. 

  

August 14 – Bosox score 11 (10 hits) in top of 5th, as they beat Tigers, 19-23-0/1-3-4.  Every Bosox starter, including pitcher George Pipgras, had at least 1 hit, except for SS Bucky Walters (0-6). 

 

August 16 – Browns beat Yanks, 15-17-2/11-17-3.  Jack Burns (.330, 9, 73) hits 2 HR, and a double, and has 8 RBI as he goes 4-6 with 11 TB. 

 

August 19 – Phils sweep last place Reds as Cincy drops their 15th in a row.

 

August 20 – Yanks sweep Chisox, winning nightcap 19-23-3/5-13-0.  Every NY starter, including pitcher George Uhle (2-2, 3.34), had at least 1 hit.  Uhle wins both games of doubleheader (first game in relief).    Washington wins its 10th straight, beating the Browns in the opener, 17-24-0/6-12-1.  56 year old Nick Altrock makes his only 1933 appearance, singling home a run.  In the real 1933 season, Altrock was 0-1.  Nats win the nightcap 6-5 for their 11th straight. 

 

August 21 – Jimmie Foxx (.406, 42, 125) , Eric McNair (.325, 5, 29) and Indian Bob Johnson (.331, 20, 81)  hit consecutive homers in the top of the 9th against the Tigers, but Detroit holds on for an 8-7 win. 

 

August 22 – Bosox beat Chisox in opener, 15-22-0/1-10-0.  Every Boston starter, including pitcher Gordon Rhodes, except 2B Johnny Holdapp, had at least 1 hit.  Marty McManus (.279) 5-5; Rick Ferrell 3-6, 2B, HR, 6 RBI. 

 

August 24 – A’s sweep Browns as Jimmie Foxx (.407, 42, 129) walks 5 times in 5 plate appearances in nightcap, including once with the bases loaded and once intentionally. 

 

August 26 – Yanks beat Tigers, 13-19-1/4-10-1 as every NY batter, including pitcher George Uhle (.3-2, 3.07, .500 BA), had at least 1 hit. 

 

August 27 – Yanks weep Tigers, as Red Ruffing (20-6, 2.58) wins his 20th in nightcap, beating Detroit 14-16-0/2-11-0.  Ruffing (.255, 1, 9) goes 3-5, with a homer.  Ruffing went 9-14, 3.91 in the actual ’33 season.  A’s sweep Chisox.  Left Grove (18-8, 2.47) is ejected with 1 out in top of the 5th as A’s lead 8-0.  Bobby Coombs (2-0, 5.70) comes in to pitch the remainder of the game and pickup the win. 

 

August 28 – Reds and Braves hookup in 13 inning scoreless tie until Cincy scores the game’s only run in the top of the 14h.  Reds win 1-8-0/0-11-1 as both pitchers – Reds’ Red Lucas (3-17, 5.55) and Braves’ Ed Brandt (9-15, 3.06) – go the distance.  

 

September 1 – Carl Hubbell (23-7, 1.50) pitches 20 inning complete game loss, losing to Braves 6-7-3/5-11-4.   

 

September 2 – Bosox lead Yanks 12-4 in bottom of 9th, but NY scores 7 and has tying run on 3rd but they finally lose 12-14-1/11-14-2.    2nd place Cards beat 1st place Bucs 6-4 as Dizzy Dean (20-15, 2.63) wins his 20th (in relief).  Cards now 1 game behind Pittsburgh. 

 

September 6 – In his first start, Washington’s Hugh McColl (2-0, 0.64) no-hits the Chisox through 8 innings until Charley Berry singles in the top of the 9th with Earl Webb on 1st (he’d walked).  It is the only Chicago hit.  McColl walks 2. 

 

September 8 – Tigers pitcher Firpo Marberry (18-8, 2.46) no hits the Red Sox in the nighcap until the top of the 8th when Marty McManus (.303 ) doubles to lead off the inning.  Tigers win 11-21-0/0-2-1.  

 

September 10 – Cubs sweep Phills, winning nightcap, 16-23-1/1-4-1. 

Cubs won first game 10-0. 

 

September 11 – Yanks shut out Tigers 2-4-2/0-10-1 as Red Ruffing (23-6, 2.60) wins his 23rd.  In the actual ’33 season, Ruffing was 9-14, 3.91.   Cisox beat A’s in opener in 16 innings, winning 7-19-3/2-13-0.  Chicago scores 5 runs in top of 16th.  Ted Lyons (9-17, 5.17) goes the distance. 

 

September 12 – Lon Warneke (20-11, 1.87) pitches no hitter through 6 1/3 against Phillies until Don Hurst doubles in the top of the 7th.    Cubs wins 3-2 as Warnke wins his 20th. 

 

September 16 – Carl Hubbell (24-10, 1.50) misses a perfect game, giving up no hits to the Cubs in the opener, giving up no hits through 8 /3 innings until Billy Jurges singles.  It is the only Cub baserunner, as the Giants win, 2-7-0/0-1-0.  Hubbell faces only 28 batters.  Giants sweep Cubs as Braves take twin-bill from Pirates.  Giants now only 2 ½ behind Bucs. 

 

September 18 – Yanks sweep Chisox and reduces their magic number to 8.  It is NY’s 7th straight win.  Ruffing wins the nightcap, pitching a complete game and winning his 24th.  He is now 24-6, 2.54, versus an “actual” of 9-14, 3.91.  Braves and Reds play scoreless tie for 10 innings until Braves score 2 in top of 11th to win, 2-6-1/0-4-2.  Fred Frankhouse (11-17, 2.83) and the Reds’ Si Johnson (8-18, 2.63) go the route. 

 

September 19 – Giants beat Cards 9-1.  NY is now 2 behind Pirates with 9 games remaining.  Braves’ Ed Brandt (12-17, 2.77) 1-hits the Reds, winning 2-8-1/0-1-0.  Brandt does not walk anyone, and faces only 28 batters.  The only Reds’ hit is a bottom of the 2nd leadoff single by Ernie Lombardi (.276).  

 

September 22 – Braves’ Hank Betts (13-12, 2.20) pitches 15 inning complete game loss against the Phils.   Phils win 3-12-1/2-12-0.  

 

September 23 – Washington beats A’s for their 3rd straight as the Yanks drop their 2nd in a row to Boston.  NY’s lead drops to 3 ½.  Pirates beat Cards as Giants lose to Bums.  Pirates’ magic number drops to 3. 

 

September 24 – Chisox beat Tribe in opener, 15-17-1/6-13-5 as they score 10 runs in the top of the 7th.  Cards and Pirates split, as Dizzy Dean (23-16, 2.73) 1-hits the Bucs in the nightcap.  Dean issues 1 walk, and faces 30 batters.  The only Pirates’ hit is a single by Pie Traynor with 1 out in the top of the 7th.  Giants lose 2-1 to Braves and Pittsburgh clinches a tie. 

 

September 25 – Pirates fail to clinch as they lose to Cards, 14-21-4/13-20-1.  Every Card starter, except pitcher Bill Walker, had at least 1 hit.  Pepper Martin, Frankie Frisch and Joe Medwick each had 4 hits. 

 

September 27 – Giants drop nightcap 1-4-0/0-7-0 against Phils as Bucs clinch NL pennant. 

 

September 28 – Washington beats Yanks 7-4 and moves to 2 ½ back with 3 games remaining. 

 

September 29 – Yanks’ Red Ruffing (25-6, 2.51) beats the Senators 6-10-1/3-6-1 and the Yanks clinch the AL.   Washington has only 2 games remaining (they only played 152 in 1933). 

 

September 30 – A’s come from behind to beat Bosox, 9-10-3/7-10-2 as Lefty Grove (20-12, 2.440 wins his 20th in relief.   

 

October 1 – Babe Ruth starts the final Yankee game as the pitcher, but he is chased after giving up 10 earned runs by the 5th inning.  The Yanks come back from a 10-0 deficit to win in the bottom of the 9th, 11-12-0/10-17-7.  Boston makes 7 errors.

 

October 3 – Yanks drop World Series opener, 6-2, as Lefty Gomez is bested by Larry French.    Red Ruffing pitches the 2nd game as NY clobbers the Pirates, 16-17-0/0-5-1.  Every Yank hitter, including Ruffing, had at least 1 hit.  Pittsburgh takes the 3rd contest, winning 5-4 in 12 innings.  NY takes game 4, 7-5, as Lefty Gomez comes in during the 9th for the Save.  Larry French wins his 2nd game as he pitches a complete game win to beat Lefty Gomez again, this time 4-3.   In the 6th game, Bill Swift pitches a complete game win, 4-3, to give Pittsburgh the Series, 4 games to 2.