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Old 11-21-2019, 07:08 PM   #27
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  • Change HOF setting - Players will be HoF-eligible two years after retiring.
  • 20 years later stats - The baseline for stats will now be 1942, moving forward each year.
  • Change spring training - Spring training will now be two weeks long.
- Minnesota traded hurler Eddie Plank Jr. to Buffalo for catcher Les Nunamaker and a minor leaguer.
- The Athletics traded starting second baseman Johnny Rawlings to the Phillies for catcher Ray Schalk.
- Veteran starter Red Ames signed with the New York Giants in free agency.
- First baseman Ed Konetchy moved to Louisville.
- Tris Speaker moved from Milwaukee to Cleveland, becoming the best-paid player in baseball.

American League
Cleveland Indians (89-51)
Chicago White Sox (83-57)
Baltimore Orioles (77-63)
Kansas City Athletics (77-63)
Milwaukee Brewers (75-65)
Boston Red Sox (71-69)
St. Louis Browns (70-70)
Minnesota Twins (67-73)
Washington Senators (66-74)
Providence Angels (65-75)
Toronto Blue Jays (63-77)
Detroit Tigers (59-81)
New York Yankees (59-81)
Philadelphia Quakers (59-81)

AL MVP: Rogers Hornsby (Milwaukee) (4th award)
AL CYA: Dutch Leonard (Cleveland) (3rd award)
AL ROY: Joe Hauser (Philadelphia)

National League
Boston Braves (97-43)
New York Giants (90-50)
Buffalo Bisons (85-55)
Chicago Cubs (84-56)
Brooklyn Dodgers (75-65)
Louisville Colonels (73-67)
Philadelphia Phillies (72-68)
Pittsburgh Pirates (67-73)
Kansas City Packers (64-76)
St. Louis Cardinals (60-80)
Indianapolis Hoosiers (57-83)
New Jersey Nationals (55-85)
Columbus Clippers (53-87)
Cincinnati Reds (48-92)

NL MVP: Babe Ruth (Boston) (6th award)
NL MOP: Rube Marquard (Boston)
NL ROY: Jim Bottomley (Philadelphia)

Statistical Leaders
Batting Average: Rogers Hornsby (Milwaukee) .432, Babe Ruth (Boston) .449
Home Runs: Rogers Hornsby (Milwaukee) 44, Babe Ruth (Boston) 75
Runs Batted In: Clyde Barnhart (Kansas City) 144, Babe Ruth (Boston) 176
Stolen Bases: Joe Judge (Baltimore) 22, Sam Bohne (Louisville) 23
WAR: Rogers Hornsby (Milwaukee) 10.4, Babe Ruth (Boston) 14.2

Wins: Harry Suter (Kansas City) 23, Joe Wood (New York) 19
ERA: Dutch Leonard (Cleveland) 2.76, Erskine Mayer (New York) 2.45
Strikeouts: Harry Suter (Kansas City) 170, Rube Marquard (Boston) 164
Saves: Clarence Mitchell (Baltimore) 26, Marv Goodwin (Chicago) 34
WAR: Harry Suter (Kansas City) 8.3, Pete Schneider (Boston) 7.5

- Tris Speaker led his new Cleveland team to their third pennant.
- The Braves won the NL for the fifth straight year.
- Baltimore had a strong season at the plate, but, except for Walter Johnson, they were a weak pitching team, and so failed to defend their title.
- The resurrected Browns surprisingly finished .500 as an expansion team.
- Hornsby was 11 RBI away from the AL Triple Crown, and set an AL record for home runs.
- League-wide offense fell somewhat from the highs of 1921, but Ruth went from strength-to-strength, winning the first Triple Crown in NL history, and setting records in slugging, OPS, homers, and WAR.
- Fred Snodgrass (Phillies) walked a record 131 times.

Achievements & Milestones
- Ruth had two more three-HR days. He has now done this four times, and only one player has ever managed it.
- Guy Zinn (NY Yankees), Babe Twombly (Milwaukee), Al Wingo (Quakers), Mike Menosky (Cardinals), Bill Lamar (Baltimore), and Heinie Mueller (Providence) all had six hit days.
- Charlie Grimm (Baltimore) hit for the cycle.
- Harry Krause (Red Sox) and Carmen Hill (Brooklyn) threw no-hitters, the first since 1919. Krause previously threw a no-no for the Angels in 1911.
- Billy Southworth (Washington) had a 33-game hitting streak, the longest in baseball.
- Larry Gardner (Red Sox) and Bill Sweeney (Braves) reached 2000 hits.
- Ty Cobb (Brooklyn), Tris Speaker (Cleveland), and Zack Wheat (Braves) joined the 2500 hit club.
- Harry Coveleski (Baltimore) won his 200th game.
- Joe Wood (NY Giants) struck out his 2000th hitter.
- Walter Johnson (Baltimore) joined Harry Krause and Red Ames in the 2500 K club.

World Series
- Cleveland defeated Boston, 5 games to 2.
- Tris Speaker was the MVP. The outfielder was 15-30 with 8 RBI. He had previously been the 1918 WS MVP for Milwaukee.
- Game One ended 6-5 in thirteen innings. Rookie Bert Griffith (Boston) singled home Pat Duncan, who scored from second.
- George Smith went the distance to pick up the win in the deciding game.
- Zack Wheat (Boston) missed the series through injury.
- Roy Hobbs (Cleveland) was 13-26 with six RBI. Pat O'Farrell (Cleveland) was 12-30.
- Babe Ruth (Boston) batted 10-26 with five homers and 11 RBI.
- Cleveland previously won the World Series in 1916.

- Bill Donovan. All-time wins leader, at a 280-243 record with a 2.90 ERA, mostly for Brooklyn. Five All-Star bids as a durable workhorse, but was also NL ERA king in 1912.
- Glenn Liebhardt. 239-209 career record for the Athletics, Cubs, and Phillies. Ring in 1909, All-Star in 1916. Veteran who rarely missed a start in 16 years.

- Cincinnati chose Lou Gehrig first overall.
- Hack Wilson was the second pick by Columbus.
- The New Jersey Nationals drafted Bill Terry at #3.
- Indianapolis picked Heinie Manush fourth.

Tris Speaker won World Series MVP in his first year in Cleveland.

Rube Marquard was the National League's Most Outstanding Pitcher.
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