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1937 Home Run Leaders 1937 Home Run Leaders

Joe DiMaggio led the major leagues with 47 homers in 1937, Hank Greenberg was second with 40

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1937 Home Runs

  1. Joe DiMaggio, Yankees 46
  2. Hank Greenberg, Tigers 40
  3. Lou Gehrig, Yankees 37
  4. Jimmie Foxx, Red Sox 36
  5. Rudy York, Tigers 35
  6. Hal Trosky, Indians 32
  7. Mel Ott, New York Giants 31
  8. Joe Medwick, Cardinals 31
  9. Bill Dickey, Yankees 29
  10. Harlond Clift, St. Louis Browns 29

    11.    Dolph Camilli, Phillies 27... Bob Johnson, Philadelphia A's 25... Johnny Mize, Cardinals 25... Wally Moses, Phil A's 25... Earl Averill, Indians 21... Julius Moose Solters, Indians 20

Zeke Bonura, White Sox 19... Gee Walker, Tigers 18... Joe Cronin, Red Sox 18... Augie Galan, Cubs 18... George Selkirk, Yankees 18... Wally Berger, NY Giants 17... Frank Demaree, Cubs 17... Alex Kampouris Reds 17... Gene Moore, Boston Braves 16... Ripper Collins, Cubs 16

Rudy York's Rookie Numbers
Numbers indicate that Rudy York of the 1937 Detroit Tigers put together one of the greatest months in baseball history.

As a rookie in 1937, York blasted 18 home runs in August, breaking Babe Ruth major league one-month record. On August 31, Rudy York pounded two homers and also had seven RBI's, giving him 49 for the month. His' 49 RBI's, and that's a lot of RBI's for one month, broke by one, Lou Gehrig's record of 48 set in 1935. York finished his rookie season with 35 homers and 103 RBI's.

Rudy York was traded to the Boston Red Sox in January of 1946. On July 27, he blasted two grand slams and drove in 10 runs in a single game. 1946 Boston Red Sox

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