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Old 11-22-2019, 09:52 PM   #29
Jamee999
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1924

Changes
  • Suspend random prospect - SP Red Lucas (Louisville) is suspended for the entire season.
  • Historic schedule - The schedule will now be 154 games long.
  • Weaken FA - Free agency will now only be for 17-year veterans.
Off-Season
- Ace Red Ames moved from the Giants to Brooklyn in free agency.
- Frank Baker returned to the Quakers, after playing for Cleveland in 1923.
- Starter Dixie Walker moved from Louisville to Brooklyn.

American League
Cleveland Indians (108-46)
Providence Angels (97-57)
Kansas City Athletics (96-58)
Chicago White Sox (85-69)
Milwaukee Brewers (85-69)
Baltimore Orioles (81-73)
Detroit Tigers (79-75)
Philadelphia Quakers (78-76)
Boston Red Sox (70-84)
Washington Senators (67-87)
Minnesota Twins (66-88)
Toronto Blue Jays (61-93)
St. Louis Browns (57-97)
New York Yankees (48-106)

AL MVP: Rogers Hornsby (Milwaukee) (5th award)
AL CYA: Harry Krause (Providence) (7th award)
AL ROY: Glenn Wright (St. Louis)

National League
Indianapolis Hoosiers (94-61)
Brooklyn Dodgers (93-62)
Louisville Colonels (90-64)
Boston Braves (88-66)
St. Louis Cardinals (87-67)
New Jersey Nationals (86-68)
Cincinnati Reds (74-80)
Buffalo Bisons (73-81)
New York Giants (71-83)
Philadelphia Phillies (71-83)
Chicago Cubs (69-85)
Columbus Clippers (67-87)
Pittsburgh Pirates (67-87)
Kansas City Packers (49-105)

NL MVP: Babe Ruth (Boston) (8th award)
NL MOP: Pete Donohue (New Jersey) (2nd award)
NL ROY: Freddie Lindstrom (Cincinnati)

Statistical Leaders
Batting Average: Rogers Hornsby (Milwaukee) .461, Lew Fonseca (Brooklyn) .446
Home Runs: Rogers Hornsby (Milwaukee) 38, Babe Ruth (Boston) 66
Runs Batted In: Clyde Barnhart (Kansas City) 145, Babe Ruth (Boston) 172
Stolen Bases: Jack Smith (Chicago) 28, George Sisler (New York) 28
WAR: Rogers Hornsby (Milwaukee) 9.2, Babe Ruth (Boston) 12.2

Wins: Harry Krause (Providence) 26, Hod Eller (Indianapolis) 24
ERA: Harry Krause (Providence) 2.44, Pete Donohue (New Jersey) 2.21
Strikeouts: Harry Krause (Providence) 216, Bill James (Louisville) 169
Saves: Charlie Becker (Detroit) / Bill Evans (Cleveland) 30, Tim McCabe (Brooklyn) 33
WAR: Harry Suter (Kansas City) 9.8, Pete Donohue (New Jersey) 8.8

Notes
- The Indians continued to excel, winning their third consecutive pennant.
- The NL playoff was settled by a two-out walk-off hit by Travis Jackson, who drove home Irish Meusel to give the Hoosiers a 4-3 victory and their first pennant. Indianapolis is the first team from the 1922 expansion to reach the World Series.
- Hornsby hit .461/.540/.799.
- Harry Krause won the Triple Crown, a feat he had previously achieved in 1912. No other pitcher has ever led his league in wins, earned run average, and strikeouts.

Achievements & Milestones
- Rookie Phil Todt (Buffalo) hit three homers in a game. Only Whitey Witt and Babe Ruth (four times) had previously done so.
- Denver Grigsby (Buffalo), Lew Fonseca (Brooklyn), and Lance Richbourg (KC Athletics) had six hit days.
- Denver Grigsby (Buffalo) and Joe Judge (Baltimore) hit for the cycle.
- Fonseca had a 53-game hitting streak, while Charlie Grimm (Baltimore) had one of 47 games.
- Ted Easterly (Columbus), Jack Fournier (Brooklyn), Lee Magee (Cincinnati), George Sisler (NY Giants), Bobby Veach (KC Athletics), Del Pratt (Minnesota), Ping Bodie (NY Yankees), Jimmy Johnston (Braves), and Milt Stock (Minnesota) all reached 2000 hits.
- Frank Baker (Quakers) and Amos Strunk (Red Sox) passed 2500 hits.
- Harry Suter (KC Athletics), Herb Pennock (White Sox), Dixie Walker (Brooklyn), Dutch Leonard (Cleveland), Reb Russell (Louisville), and Joe Bush (White Sox) won their 200th games.
- Joe Wood (Milwaukee) passed 250 wins.
- Harry Krause (Providence) and Red Ames (Brooklyn) joined the 300 win club.
- Harry Krause (Providence) struck out his 3000th batter, the first man to do so.
- Ty Cobb (Brooklyn) passed Bill Bradley to become the all-time doubles leader.
- Zack Wheat (Braves) became the RBI king.
- Eddie Collins (KC Athletics) became the career leader in position player WAR.

World Series
- Cleveland defeated Indianapolis, 5 games to 3.
- Roy Hobbs won his second straight World Series MVP, batting 13-38 with 5 RBI.
- Travis Jackson (Indianapolis) hit a three-run walk-off homer in the tenth inning of Game One, and Hughie Critz (Indianapolis) singled to win Game Three in the bottom of the tenth.
- The Indians rallied to tie the series in the top of the tenth inning of Game Four, with RBI singles from Pat O'Farrell and Bob O'Farrell.
- Roy Hobbs hit a walk-off single in Game Seven.
- Dutch Leonard threw six strong innings in Game Eight, as the Indians won the World Series for the third straight year.
- The O'Farrells both had 7 RBI, while George Harper had twelve hits.
- Travis Jackson had 13 RBI, batting 14-36 for the Hoosiers.

Retirements
- Art Fletcher. An outstanding two-way shortstop for Providence and Pittsburgh, who won nine Gold Gloves and accrued 1955 hits on his way to three All-Star appearances and a ring in 1914.
- Larry Gardner. 1913 NL MVP and 1911 WS MVP. .319 career hitter for 2044 hits and four All-Star trips for the Braves and Red Sox.
- Heinie Zimmerman. Fine second and third baseman who hit safely 2341 times over a long career for Duluth/Minnesota, the Phillies, Quakers, Cleveland, and Buffalo.

Draft
- The Yankees picked Jimmie Foxx with the first overall pick.
- Catcher Mickey Cochrane was the second choice for the Kansas City Packers.
- The Browns picked Buddy Myer at three.
- The Blue Jays opted for Shanty Hogan fourth.
- The Senators spent the seventh selection on Lefty Grove.


Pete Donohue won his second consecutive NL MOP award.


Travis Jackson starred on the pennant-winning Indianapolis Hoosiers.
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