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1940 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Detroit Tigers*1549064.584--Del Baker$0-Dizzy Trout (1.79)
    2Cleveland Indians1548965.5781.0Ossie Vitt$0-Joe Dobson (1.49)
    3New York Yankees1548866.5712.0Joe McCarthy$0-Bump Hadley (1.75)
    5Boston Red Sox1548272.5328.0Joe Cronin$0-Herb Hash (1.73)
    4Chicago White Sox1548272.5328.0Jimmy Dykes$0-Bill Dietrich (1.47)
    6St. Louis Browns1546787.43523.0Fred Haney$0-Vern Kennedy (1.73)
    7Washington Senators I1546490.41626.0Bucky Harris$0-Joe Krakauskas (1.93)
    8Philadelphia Athletics15454100.35136.0Connie Mack$0-Chubby Dean (1.78)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Detroit TigersLost World Series (Reds)
    1940 American League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Boston Red Sox8272154548187215663018014580855495905971291129.286.355.4498042462
    Chicago White Sox8272154538673514992386373671526049756910110122.278.339.3877262082
    Cleveland Indians8965154536171014222876110166153365195981661111.265.330.3987282134
    Detroit Tigers9064154541888815493126513482966396645542477115.286.364.4428062393
    New York Yankees8866154528681713712436615575959366476053676124.259.340.4187582211
    Philadelphia Athletics54100154530470313912425310564848335566551969127.262.332.3877192054
    St. Louis Browns678715454167571423278581187155140556638166334.263.331.4017322171
    Washington Senators I64901545365665145326667526029440465504186199.271.329.3747032009
    1940 American League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Boston Red Sox82724.8915451316138015668727491455905971.5610.220.953.853.89
    Chicago White Sox82723.7415483101813871499735576734975691.449.730.473.233.69
    Cleveland Indians89653.63154721322137514227105551015195981.419.310.663.403.91
    Detroit Tigers90643.9915459923137515498886091346645541.6110.140.884.353.63
    New York Yankees88663.8915476914137313718175931556476051.478.991.024.243.97
    Philadelphia Athletics541005.2215472412134513917037801055566551.459.310.703.724.38
    St. Louis Browns67875.121546449137314237577821185566381.449.330.773.644.18
    Washington Senators I64904.59154746713501453665689524655041.429.690.353.103.36


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