1936 Major League Baseball season

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The 1936 Major League Baseball season.

Statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Luke Appling CHW .388 Paul Waner PIT .373
HR Lou Gehrig NYY 49 Mel Ott NYG 33
RBI Hal Trosky CLE 162 Joe Medwick STL 138
Wins Tommy Bridges DET 23 Carl Hubbell NYG 26
ERA Lefty Grove BOS 2.81 Carl Hubbell NYG 2.31
SO Tommy Bridges DET 175 Van Lingle Mungo BRO 238
SV Pat Malone NYY 9 Dizzy Dean STL 11
SB Lyn Lary SLB 37 Pepper Martin STL 23


The New York Yankees set a Major League record for the most runs batted in during a season, with 995.[1]



  1. "Runs Batted In – Single Season RBI Records". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved June 6, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "THT Live". hardballtimes.com. Retrieved July 17, 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. p. 352. ISBN 9781402742736.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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