The 1935MLB World Series featured the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago Cubs. The Tigers had won the American League pennant with a record of 95–58, while the Cubs had won the National League pennant with a record of 100–54. The series was a close one, with the Tigers taking the first two games in Detroit and the Cubs winning the next two in Chicago. The decisive fifth game was won by Detroit in a 10–4 blowout. Detroit's Hank Greenberg hit two home runs and drove in six runs, while pitcher Schoolboy Rowe got the win. The Tigers went on to win the series 4–1, and their first World Series title since 1908.
The 1935 Stanley Cup Finals pitted the Montreal Maroons against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The series was played in a best-of-five format and the Maroons won the series 3-0. In the first two games, the Maroons won by scores of 4-3 and 3-1, respectively. In the decisive third game, the Maroons won by a score of 3-0. Goaltender Lorne Chabot was the star of the series, recording two shutouts and allowing just four goals in the three games. The Maroons thus captured their second Stanley Cup championship in franchise history, while the Maple Leafs were denied their third.