|Nationalliga||2nd in Group 1|
The 1932–33 season was the Fussball Club Basel 1893's 40th season in their existence and their 33rd consecutive season in the top flight of Swiss football. They played their home games in the Landhof, in the Quarter Kleinbasel.
At the beginning of the season Karl Kurz took over as club trainer. There were eight teams in Group 1 of the 1932–33 Nationalliga. Basel finished their season in second position in the table, with seven victories from 14 games. The play-off game between the second placed teams from both groups was played in Basel in the Stadion Rankhof, but the home team lost 3–4 to Servette FC Genève. In the Swiss Cup Basel advanced to the Final, which was played in the Hardturm in Zürich. Basel won the final 4–3 and thus their first ever title.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Win Draw Loss
|1||Grasshopper Club Zürich||14||10||3||1||56||26||23|
|4||FC La Chaux-de-Fonds||14||7||1||6||19||15||15|
|5||Urania Genève Sport||14||5||2||7||32||32||12|
|6||Young Fellows Zürich||14||5||2||7||29||29||12|
|8||Étoile Carouge FC||14||1||2||11||15||48||4|
|5 March 1933 Semi-final||Basel||5 – 3||Lausanne-Sport||Stadion Rankhof, Basel|
|Ernst Hufschmid 18'
Otto Haftl 19'
Alfred Jaeck 42', 70' (pen.)
Ferdinand Wesely 73'
|[ Report]|| 25' Tschirren
|9 April 1933 Final||Basel||4 – 3||Grasshopper Club||Hardturm, Zürich|
|Otto Haftl 29', 60'
Alfred Jaeck 44'
Walter Müller 68'
|[ Report]|| 25' Kritec
71' Josef Schneider
84' (pen.) André Abegglen
Referee: Wittwer (Genf)