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A high-level summary of the 1938 Major League Baseball Season. The page includes standings, team totals and leaderboards. There is a lot more information on the season in various sub-sections such as the player register, team pages and boxscore-related pages.
Season Information
Season
1938
World Series Champions
Runner Up
Most Valuable Players
Cy Young Winners
AL: NL:
Rookies of the Year
AL: NL:
Managers of the Year
AL: NL:
#1 Draft Pick
All-Star Game
Cincinnati,Ohio
Teams
16
Players
Attendance
Payroll
$0
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1938 Major League Baseball Standings

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  • Grid Filters
  • Playoff Team
  • American League -
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    111New York YankeesT - S - R1529953.651--966711255Won World Series (Cubs)970,9161---Joe McCarthyYankee Stadium I
    222Boston Red SoxT - S - R1498861.5919.5902751151dnq646,4598---Joe CroninFenway Park
    335Cleveland IndiansT - S - R1528666.56613.084778265dnq652,0067---Ossie VittLeague Park
    448Detroit TigersT - S - R1548470.54516.086279567dnq799,5574---Mickey Cochrane, Del BakerBriggs Stadium
    5510Washington Senators IT - S - R1517576.49723.5814873-59dnq522,69410---Bucky HarrisGriffith Stadium
    6613Chicago White SoxT - S - R1486583.43932.0709752-43dnq338,27813---Jimmy DykesComiskey Park
    7714St. Louis BrownsT - S - R1525597.36244.0755962-207dnq130,41716---Gabby Street, Ski MelilloSportsman's Park
    8815Philadelphia AthleticsT - S - R1525399.34946.0726956-230dnq385,35711---Connie MackShibe Park
    National League -
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    113Chicago CubsT - S - R1528963.586--713598115Lost World Series (Yankees)951,6402---Charlie Grimm, Gabby HartnettWrigley Field
    224Pittsburgh PiratesT - S - R1508664.5732.070763077dnq641,0339---Pie TraynorForbes Field
    336New York GiantsT - S - R1508367.5535.070563768dnq799,6333---Bill TerryPolo Grounds
    447Cincinnati RedsT - S - R1508268.5476.072363390dnq706,7565---Bill McKechnieCrosley Field
    559Boston BeesT - S - R1527775.50712.0000dnq341,14912---Casey StengelNational League Park
    6611St. Louis CardinalsT - S - R1517180.47017.57257214dnq291,41814---Frankie Frisch, Mike GonzalezSportsman's Park
    7712Brooklyn DodgersT - S - R1496980.46318.5704707-3dnq663,0876---Burleigh GrimesEbbets Field
    8816Philadelphia PhilliesT - S - R15045105.30043.0550840-290dnq166,11115---Jimmie Wilson, Hans LobertShibe Park
    16 record(s)
    Glossary:
    Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Playoffs Playoff participation description. Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season