1935 Season News

The Cleveland Indians set a new American League marathon mark (forty-one innings) on April 21st after playing in their third consecutive overtime game: fourteen innings against the St. Louis Browns and twenty-four and thirteen innings against the Detroit Tigers.

On August 31st, Chicago White Sox ace Vern Kennedy tossed the first no-hitter (5-0) ever at Comiskey Park as well as the first no-no in Major League Baseball since 1931.

Blondy Ryan of the Philadelphia Phillies tied a Major League record (for an individual) on April 21st after turning five separate double plays against the New York Giants. After collectively adding a sixth, the Phillies themselves tied the National League record (for a team) with six double plays.

The Cincinnati Reds hosted the Philadelphia Phillies for the first ever night game on May 24th. Under the lights, the home team prevailed 2-1 before a Crosley Field crowd of 24,422.

On May 25th, Babe Ruth hit the last three homeruns of his career (712, 713, 714) during an 11-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates at Forbes Field. "The Sultan", who had a previously boasted a three-homer game in the American League (May 21, 1930), became the first Major League player ever to turn a "hat trick" in both leagues.
1935 American League
Team Record GB
Detroit Tigers 93-58 -
New York Yankees 89-60 3.0
Cleveland Indians 82-71 12.0
Boston Red Sox 78-75 16.0
Chicago White Sox 74-78 19.5
Washington Senators 67-86 27.0
St. Louis Browns 65-87 28.5
Philadelphia Athletics 58-91 34.0
1935 National League
Team Record GB
Chicago Cubs 100-54 -
St. Louis Cardinals 96-58 4.0
New York Giants 91-62 8.5
Pittsburgh Pirates 86-67 13.5
Brooklyn Dodgers 70-83 29.5
Cincinnati Reds 68-85 31.5
Philadelphia Phillies 64-89 35.5
Boston Braves 38-115 61.5
American League Team Stats
Team W L PCT RS RS/G RA RA/G HR HRA AVG OBP SLG ERA BBA SOA FPCT DP
Detroit Tigers 93 58 0.616 919 6.09 665 4.40 106 78 0.290 0.364 0.435 3.82 522 584 0.979 154
New York Yankees 89 60 0.597 818 5.49 632 4.24 104 91 0.280 0.355 0.416 3.60 516 594 0.973 114
Cleveland Indians 82 71 0.536 776 5.07 739 4.83 93 68 0.284 0.339 0.421 4.15 457 498 0.972 147
Boston Red Sox 78 75 0.510 718 4.69 732 4.78 69 67 0.276 0.351 0.392 4.05 520 470 0.969 136
Chicago White Sox 74 78 0.487 738 4.86 750 4.93 74 105 0.275 0.346 0.382 4.38 574 436 0.976 133
Washington Senators 67 86 0.438 823 5.38 903 5.90 32 89 0.285 0.353 0.381 5.25 613 456 0.972 186
St. Louis Browns 65 87 0.428 718 4.72 930 6.12 73 92 0.270 0.342 0.384 5.26 641 435 0.970 138
Philadelphia Athletics 58 91 0.389 710 4.77 869 5.83 112 73 0.279 0.339 0.406 5.12 704 469 0.968 150
National League Team Stats
Team W L PCT RS RS/G RA RA/G HR HRA AVG OBP SLG ERA BBA SOA FPCT DP
Chicago Cubs 100 54 0.649 847 5.50 597 3.88 88 85 0.288 0.344 0.414 3.26 400 589 0.970 163
St. Louis Cardinals 96 58 0.623 829 5.38 625 4.06 86 68 0.284 0.333 0.405 3.52 377 602 0.972 133
New York Giants 91 62 0.595 770 5.03 675 4.41 123 106 0.286 0.333 0.416 3.78 411 524 0.972 129
Pittsburgh Pirates 86 67 0.562 743 4.86 647 4.23 66 63 0.285 0.341 0.402 3.42 312 549 0.968 94
Brooklyn Dodgers 70 83 0.458 711 4.65 767 5.01 59 88 0.277 0.330 0.376 4.22 436 480 0.969 146
Cincinnati Reds 68 85 0.444 646 4.22 772 5.05 73 65 0.265 0.316 0.378 4.30 438 500 0.966 139
Philadelphia Phillies 64 89 0.418 685 4.48 871 5.69 92 106 0.269 0.318 0.378 4.76 505 475 0.963 145
Boston Braves 38 115 0.248 575 3.76 852 5.57 75 81 0.263 0.309 0.362 4.93 404 355 0.967 101