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1934 – Jim Landis is born in Fresno, CA. From the lowly 1967 Astros, Landis would spend the rest of his final big league season involved in the American League pennant race with both Detroit and Boston.

1934 – Jim Landis is born in Fresno, CA. From the lowly 1967 Astros, Landis would spend the rest of his final big league season involved in the American League pennant race with both Detroit and Boston.

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Major League Baseball Season Recap 1934

Major League Baseball Season Recap 1934 World Series – St. Louis Cardinals NL over Detriot Tigers AL 4 games to 3 World Series MVP – Babe Ruth Award – Awards – </strong? Major League Cy Young Award Cy...

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Matsutaro Shoriki, head of Yomiuri Newspapers, announces the official formation of Japan’s first professional team, the Tokyo-based Yomiuri Giants. The team is made up of players signed to compete against the American All-Star team. Professional league play, with six teams, will not begin until 1936.

Matsutaro Shoriki, head of Yomiuri Newspapers, announces the official formation of Japan’s first professional team, the Tokyo-based Yomiuri Giants. The team is made up of players signed to compete against the American All-Star team. Professional league play, with six teams, will not begin until 1936.

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The Yankees purchase Joe DiMaggio from San Francisco of the Pacific Coast League. The son of Italian immigrants will be one of three DiMaggio brothers to play in the major leagues. Dom and Vince are the others.

The Yankees purchase Joe DiMaggio from San Francisco of the Pacific Coast League. The son of Italian immigrants will be one of three DiMaggio brothers to play in the major leagues. Dom and Vince are the others.

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In a pitchers transaction, the St. Louis Cardinals send 16-game winner Tex Carleton to the Chicago Cubs for Bud Tinning and Dick Ward, and cash considerations. Carleton will win 11 in Chicago while Tinning and Ward will help little.

In a pitchers transaction, the St. Louis Cardinals send 16-game winner Tex Carleton to the Chicago Cubs for Bud Tinning and Dick Ward, and cash considerations. Carleton will win 11 in Chicago while Tinning and Ward will help little.

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17-year-old pitcher Eiji Sawamura gives up one hit, a home run to Lou Gehrig, as the touring major league All-Stars win in Japan, 1 – 0. At one point, Sawamura strikes out four future Hall of Famers in a row: Charlie Gehringer, Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx, and Gehrig. Also visiting Japan as part of the big league All-Stars, catcher Moe Berg shoots movie film showing the roofs of Tokyo. The film will allegedly be used as a guide by United States bombers during World War II.

17-year-old pitcher Eiji Sawamura gives up one hit, a home run to Lou Gehrig, as the touring major league All-Stars win in Japan, 1 – 0. At one point, Sawamura strikes out four future Hall of Famers in a row: Charlie Gehringer, Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx, and Gehrig. Also visiting Japan as part of the big league All-Stars, catcher Moe Berg shoots movie film showing the roofs of Tokyo. The film will allegedly be used as a guide by United States bombers during World War II.

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1934 – Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees won the American League Triple Crown after hitting .363 with 49 home runs and 165 RBI. Nevertheless, Philadelphia Athletics C Mickey Cochrane, who hit .320 with 2 home runs and 76 RBI, is named AL Most Valuable Player. St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Dizzy Dean, who posted a 30-7 record with 195 strikeouts and a 2.66 ERA, is chosen as National League MVP.

1934 – Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees won the American League Triple Crown after hitting .363 with 49 home runs and 165 RBI. Nevertheless, Philadelphia Athletics C Mickey Cochrane, who hit .320 with 2 home runs and 76 RBI, is named AL Most Valuable Player. St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Dizzy Dean, who posted a 30-7 record with 195 strikeouts and a 2.66 ERA, is chosen as National League MVP.

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1934 – The Boston Red Sox acquire shortstop Joe Cronin from the Washington Senators for his counterpart Lyn Lary and an estimated $250,000. Cronin will hit .295 with 95 RBI in 1935, the first of his 11 seasons as a Boston player.

1934 – The Boston Red Sox acquire shortstop Joe Cronin from the Washington Senators for his counterpart Lyn Lary and an estimated $250,000. Cronin will hit .295 with 95 RBI in 1935, the first of his 11 seasons as a Boston player.

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1934 – An All-Star team led by Babe Ruth and Connie Mack sails on tour to Hawaii and Japan. Players with wives include Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Charlie Gehringer, Lefty Gómez, Earl Averill and Lefty O’Doul.

1934 – An All-Star team led by Babe Ruth and Connie Mack sails on tour to Hawaii and Japan. Players with wives include Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Charlie Gehringer, Lefty Gómez, Earl Averill and Lefty O’Doul.

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At Detroit’s Navin Field, Commissioner Landis makes Joe Medwick leave Game 7 of the World Series for ‘his own safety.’ The Tiger fans are upset with his aggressive slide into third baseman Marv Owen after hitting a triple in the sixth inning, and the angry mob responds by hurling fruit at the outfielder during the Cardinals’ 11-0 series-clinching victory.

At Detroit’s Navin Field, Commissioner Landis makes Joe Medwick leave Game 7 of the World Series for ‘his own safety.’ The Tiger fans are upset with his aggressive slide into third baseman Marv Owen after hitting a triple in the sixth inning, and the angry mob responds by hurling fruit at the outfielder during the Cardinals’ 11-0 series-clinching victory.

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At Detroit’s Navin Field, Commissioner Landis makes Joe Medwick leave Game 7 of the World Series for ‘his own safety.’ The Tiger fans are upset with his aggressive slide into third baseman Marv Owen after hitting a triple in the sixth inning, and the angry mob responds by hurling fruit at the outfielder during the Cardinals’ 11-0 series-clinching victory.

At Detroit’s Navin Field, Commissioner Landis makes Joe Medwick leave Game 7 of the World Series for ‘his own safety.’ The Tiger fans are upset with his aggressive slide into third baseman Marv Owen after hitting a triple in the sixth inning, and the angry mob responds by hurling fruit at the outfielder during the Cardinals’ 11-0 series-clinching victory.

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1934 – Schoolboy Rowe evens the World Series with a 12-inning, 3 – 2 victory, shutting out the St. Louis Cardinals over the final nine innings. The Detroit Tigers tie the game in the 9th inning and win on Goose Goslin’s single.

1934 – Schoolboy Rowe evens the World Series with a 12-inning, 3 – 2 victory, shutting out the St. Louis Cardinals over the final nine innings. The Detroit Tigers tie the game in the 9th inning and win on Goose Goslin’s single.

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With a two-run round-tripper off Allyn Stout at Sportsman’s Park in the Cardinals’ 9-0 victory over Cincinnati, Rip Collins establishes a National League record when he blasts his league-leading 35th home run of the season as a switch hitter. The 30 year-old first baseman’s mark will not be broken until Howard Johnson goes deep from both sides of the plate 36 times in 1987 for the Mets.

With a two-run round-tripper off Allyn Stout at Sportsman’s Park in the Cardinals’ 9-0 victory over Cincinnati, Rip Collins establishes a National League record when he blasts his league-leading 35th home run of the season as a switch hitter. The 30 year-old first baseman’s mark will not be broken until Howard Johnson goes deep from both sides of the plate 36 times in 1987 for the Mets.

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With a two-run round-tripper off Allyn Stout at Sportsman’s Park in the Cardinals’ 9-0 victory over Cincinnati, Rip Collins establishes a National League record when he blasts his league-leading 35th home run of the season as a switch hitter. The 30 year-old first baseman’s mark will not be broken until Howard Johnson goes deep from both sides of the plate 36 times in 1987 for the Mets.

With a two-run round-tripper off Allyn Stout at Sportsman’s Park in the Cardinals’ 9-0 victory over Cincinnati, Rip Collins establishes a National League record when he blasts his league-leading 35th home run of the season as a switch hitter. The 30 year-old first baseman’s mark will not be broken until Howard Johnson goes deep from both sides of the plate 36 times in 1987 for the Mets.

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At Griffith Stadium in Washington, D. C., Yankees legend Babe Ruth hits his 659th and final home run wearing pinstripes. The ‘Bambino’ had 49 homers with the Red Sox prior to coming to New York and will add six additional round-trippers with the Braves before retiring next season.

At Griffith Stadium in Washington, D. C., Yankees legend Babe Ruth hits his 659th and final home run wearing pinstripes. The ‘Bambino’ had 49 homers with the Red Sox prior to coming to New York and will add six additional round-trippers with the Braves before retiring next season.

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Idle Detroit wins the pennant, as the Red Sox beat the Yankees, 5 – 0, in the season’s finale at Yankee Stadium. Babe Ruth walks in the 1st inning, limps to first base, and leaves for a pinch runner in his last home game.

Idle Detroit wins the pennant, as the Red Sox beat the Yankees, 5 – 0, in the season’s finale at Yankee Stadium. Babe Ruth walks in the 1st inning, limps to first base, and leaves for a pinch runner in his last home game.

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1934 – Bobo Newsom of the Browns continues the unusual, losing a no-hitter with two out in the 10th inning. Two walks and a single produce the game’s second run as Boston’s Rube Walberg hurls 9 innings of 10 hits and one run. Wes Ferrell started but left after one inning. Final score: 2 – 1.

1934 – Bobo Newsom of the Browns continues the unusual, losing a no-hitter with two out in the 10th inning. Two walks and a single produce the game’s second run as Boston’s Rube Walberg hurls 9 innings of 10 hits and one run. Wes Ferrell started but left after one inning. Final score: 2 – 1.

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1934 – The largest turnout in Polo Grounds history, 62,573, suffers as the Deans take two from the Giants. Diz needs relief from Tex Carleton for a 5 – 3 opener, but Paul goes 11 innings for a 3 – 1 win in the nitecap.

1934 – The largest turnout in Polo Grounds history, 62,573, suffers as the Deans take two from the Giants. Diz needs relief from Tex Carleton for a 5 – 3 opener, but Paul goes 11 innings for a 3 – 1 win in the nitecap.

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