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The following are the baseball events of the year 1925 throughout the world.  

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Champions

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Harry Heilmann .393 Rogers Hornsby .403
HR Bob Meusel 33 Rogers Hornsby 39
RBI Bob Meusel 138 Rogers Hornsby 143
Wins Ted Lyons & Eddie Rommel 21 Dazzy Vance 22
ERA Stan Coveleski 2.84 Dolf Luque 2.63
Ks Lefty Grove 116 Dazzy Vance 221

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Washington Senators 96   55 .636 --
2nd Philadelphia Athletics   88   64 .579 8.5
3rd St. Louis Browns   82   71 .536 15.0
4th Detroit Tigers   81   73 .526 16.5
5th Chicago White Sox   79   75 .513 18.5
6th Cleveland Indians   70   84 .455 27.5
7th New York Yankees   69   85 .448 28.5
8th Boston Red Sox   47   105 .309 49.5

National League final standings

National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Pittsburgh Pirates 95 58 .621 --
2nd New York Giants 86 66 .566 8.5
3rd Cincinnati Reds 80 73 .523 15
4th St. Louis Cardinals 77 76 .503 18
5th Boston Braves 70 83 .458 25
6th Brooklyn Robins 68 85 .444 27
7th Philadelphia Phillies 68 85 .444 27
8th Chicago Cubs 68 86 .442 27.5

Negro League Baseball final standings

Negro National League final standings

Negro National League (West)
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Kansas City Monarchs 62 20 .756
St. Louis Stars 69 26 .726
Chicago American Giants 54 40 .574
Detroit Stars 53 40 .570
Cuban Stars 22 25 .468
Memphis Red Sox 30 48 .385
Birmingham Black Barons 24 49 .329
Indianapolis ABCs 17 57 .230
  • Kansas City won the first half, St. Louis won the second half.
  • Kansas City beat St. Louis 5 games to 3 games in a play-off.

Eastern Colored League final standings

Eastern Colored League (East)
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Hilldale 65 26 .714
Baltimore Black Sox 61 29 .685
Harrisburg Giants 41 19 .683
Atlantic City Bacharach Giants 38 44 .463
Brooklyn Royal Giants 16 16 .500
New York Lincoln Giants 15 20 .429
Cuban Stars 22 30 .423
Wilmington/Washington Potomacs 12 21 .364

Events

  • July 23 - Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig hits the first of his major league record 23 grand slams to beat Firpo Marberry and the Senators, 11–7.

Births

January-March

April-June

July-September

October-December

Deaths

  • February 15 - Duke Farrell, 58, catcher for eight teams who batted .300 four times, led American Association in home runs and RBI in 1891; later a scout
  • March 4 - John Montgomery Ward, 65, pitcher who posted 164-102 record on the mound, including 47 wins for 1879 champion Providence and 1880 perfect game, then became shortstop, batting over .325 three times; fifth player to reach 2000 hits; organized first players' union in 1888, formed 1890 Players League
  • May 31 - Harry Deane, 79, played two seasons, and managed one in the National Association.
  • April 18 - Charles Ebbets, 65, owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers franchise since 1897
  • April 23 - Ad Gumbert, 56, pitcher for nine seasons from 1888 to 1896.
  • June 26 - Sam Crane, 71, player and manager who went on to a long career as a sportswriter.
  • August 2 - Patrick T. Powers, 63, founder of the minor leagues' governing body who served as its first president from 1901 to 1909
  • August 14 - Asa Stratton, 72, shortstop who played one game for the 1881 Worcester Ruby Legs.
  • August 15 - Arthur Soden, 80, owner of the NL's Boston franchise from the 1870s to the 1900s; NL president in 1882
  • October 7 - Christy Mathewson, 45, pitcher for the New York Giants whose 373 victories included two no-hitters and thirteen 20-win seasons, reaching 30 four times including modern NL record of 37 in 1908; led NL in ERA and strikeouts five times each, wins and shutouts four times; set NL career records for wins, strikeouts, games and shutouts; had ERA under 2.00 five times with career 2.13 mark; pitched three shutouts in six days as star of 1905 World Series
  • October 21 - Marv Goodwin, 34, former pitcher for the Washington Senators, St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds, and one of the original spitballers who was grandfathered when that pitch was deemed illegal
  • November 7 - Sam Kimber, 73, Brooklyn pitcher who threw no-hitter in 1884
  • November 20 - John Coleman, 52, pitcher for the 1895 St. Louis Cardinals
  • December 31 - Denny Sullivan, 67, third baseman for the Providence Grays 1879 National League champions and the 1880 Boston Red Caps







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