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The following are the baseball events of the year 1917 throughout the world.  

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Champions

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Major League Baseball

Awards

MLB statistical leaders

American League National League
AVG Ty Cobb DET .383 Edd Roush CIN .341
HR Wally Pipp NYY 9 Gavvy Cravath PHI &
Dave Robertson NYG
12
RBI Bobby Veach DET 103 Heinie Zimmerman NYG 102
Wins Eddie Cicotte CHW 28 Grover Alexander PHI 30
ERA Eddie Cicotte CHW 1.53 Fred Anderson NYG 1.44
Ks Walter Johnson WSH 188 Grover Alexander PHI 200

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Chicago White Sox 100 54 .649 --
Boston Red Sox 90 62 .592 9
Cleveland Indians 88 66 .571 12
Detroit Tigers 78 75 .510 21.5
Washington Senators 74 79 .484 25.5
New York Yankees 71 82 .464 28.5
St. Louis Browns 57 97 .370 43
Philadelphia Athletics 55 98 .359 44.5

National League final standings

National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
New York Giants 98 56 .636 --
Philadelphia Phillies 87 65 .572 10
St. Louis Cardinals 82 70 .539 15
Cincinnati Reds 78 76 .506 20
Chicago Cubs 74 80 .481 24
Boston Braves 72 81 .471 25.5
Brooklyn Robins 70 81 .464 26.5
Pittsburgh Pirates 51 103 .331 47

Events

"Knuckles" Cicotte

Births

January-March

April-June

July-September

October-December

Deaths

  • February 7 - Tim Murnane, 64, first baseman and center fielder in the early years of professional baseball who became president of the New England League and went on to a distinguished tenure as sports editor of The Boston Globe for over 30 years, serving as one of the sport's leading advocates
  • April 5 - Frank McLaughlin, 60, infielder who played for five teams during his three-season career from 1882 to 1884.
  • July 1 - Al Buckenberger, 56, manager for four teams, mainly for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Boston Beaneaters. His career spanned from 1889 to 1904.

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