The 1930s in baseball were as tough as the economy and political climate of the country. Baseball lost two of its founders in Ban Johnson and Charles Comisky, as well as famed sluggers Lou Gehrig and Ted Williams.
1938 Baseball Season
The New York Yankees marched on to yet another victorious year, claiming the World Series trophy in a sweep of the Cubs. Jimmie Foxx of the Red Sox also had one of the best offensive seasons in baseball history. See all the highlights of the 1938 season.