Tag: Dizzy Dean

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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The Dean brothers suffer setbacks in their careers. The Chicago Cubs release Dizzy while the New York Giants demote Paul to the minor leagues. Paul will return to the major leagues two years later with the St. Louis Browns, his last season, but Dizzy won’t return until 1947, when he makes a one-game comeback also with the Browns.

The Dean brothers suffer setbacks in their careers. The Chicago Cubs release Dizzy while the New York Giants demote Paul to the minor leagues. Paul will return to the major leagues two years later with the St. Louis Browns, his last season, but Dizzy won’t return until 1947, when he makes a one-game comeback also with the Browns.

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At Comiskey Park, the White Sox defeats the Cubs and Dizzy Dean, 4 – 1, in an exhibition game to benefit Monty Stratton

At Comiskey Park, the White Sox defeats the Cubs and Dizzy Dean, 4 – 1, in an exhibition game to benefit Monty Stratton. The former pitcher, who lost his leg in an off-season hunting accident, tries to pitch in the game and receives a new car and nearly $30,000 as a result of the contest.

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt tosses first pitch and  Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig drives in four runs as AL cruises to 8-3 victory

With President Franklin D. Roosevelt in attendance at Griffith Stadium in Washington, Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig drives in four runs with a home run and a double to lead the American league to an 8 – 3 victory over the National League in All-Star action. Dizzy Dean’s toe is fractured by a drive off the bat of Earl Averill. After the injury, Dean is unable to pitch with the same delivery. When he returns to action, he uses an unnatural motion, causing an arm injury from which he never recovers.

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Luis Tiant Sr – beats the Cardinals in Cuba

1936 – The St. Louis Cardinals – without the brothers Paul and Dizzy Dean, who are once again holdouts – visit Cuba and are beaten by the Cuban all-stars. Luis Tiant, Sr., whose son Luis Jr. will win 229 major league games, is the starting pitcher for the Cubans.

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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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