Wednesday, October 9, 2013
October 9, 1934: The Gashouse Gang Wins The Title
Check out the box score: http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/DET/DET193410090.shtml
The Tigers posted a 101-53 record during that '34 season, that .656 winning percentage is the best in the long history of that franchise and they finished 7 games ahead of the Yankees in the American League Standings. On the flip side the Cardinals posted a 95-58 regular season record and won a heated race with the New York Giants by two games.