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1941 American League (MLB)

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  • 1941 American League Awards
    AwardWinners
    American League Most Valuable PlayerJoe DiMaggio
    1941 Batting Leaders
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe Gordon156
    2Rudy York155
    3Doc Cramer154
    4Harlond Clift154
    5Luke Appling154
    6George Case153
    7Joe Kuhel153
    8Cecil Travis152
    9Jeff Heath151
    10Bob Johnson149
    At Bats
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Doc Cramer660
    2George Case649
    3Cecil Travis608
    4Joe Kuhel600
    5Luke Appling592
    6Rudy York590
    7Joe Gordon588
    8Jeff Heath585
    9Dom DiMaggio584
    10Harlond Clift584
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams135
    2Joe DiMaggio122
    3Dom DiMaggio117
    4Harlond Clift108
    5Cecil Travis106
    6Red Rolfe106
    7Tommy Henrich106
    8Joe Gordon104
    9Charlie Keller102
    10Joe Kuhel99
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Cecil Travis218
    2Jeff Heath199
    3Joe DiMaggio193
    4Luke Appling186
    5Ted Williams185
    6Doc Cramer180
    7Sam Chapman178
    8George Case176
    9Buddy Lewis169
    10Dom DiMaggio165
    Doubles
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Lou Boudreau45
    2Joe DiMaggio43
    3Wally Judnich40
    4Cecil Travis39
    5Joe Kuhel39
    6Joe Cronin38
    7Dom DiMaggio37
    8Taffy Wright35
    9Harlond Clift33
    10Ted Williams33
    Triples
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jeff Heath20
    2Cecil Travis19
    3Ken Keltner13
    4Buddy Lewis11
    5Gee Walker11
    6Joe DiMaggio11
    7Mickey Vernon11
    8Bruce Campbell10
    9Charlie Keller10
    10Lou Finney10
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams37
    2Charlie Keller33
    3Tommy Henrich31
    4Joe DiMaggio30
    5Rudy York27
    6Sam Chapman25
    7Jeff Heath24
    8Joe Gordon24
    9Ken Keltner23
    10Bob Johnson22
    Runs Batted In (RBIs)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe DiMaggio125
    2Jeff Heath123
    3Charlie Keller122
    4Ted Williams120
    5Rudy York111
    6Bob Johnson107
    7Sam Chapman106
    8Jimmie Foxx105
    9Cecil Travis101
    10Jim Tabor101
    Stolen Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Case33
    2Joe Kuhel20
    3Jeff Heath18
    4Jim Tabor17
    5Mike Kreevich17
    6Phil Rizzuto14
    7Dom DiMaggio13
    8Gee Walker12
    9Luke Appling12
    10Don Kolloway11
    Caught Stealing
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jeff Heath12
    2George Case9
    3Jim Tabor9
    4Joe Gordon9
    5Sam Chapman9
    6Soup Campbell9
    7Luke Appling8
    8Buddy Lewis7
    9Frankie Pytlak7
    10Dom DiMaggio6
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams147
    2Roy Cullenbine121
    3Harlond Clift113
    4Charlie Keller102
    5Benny McCoy95
    6Bob Johnson95
    7Charlie Gehringer95
    8Jimmie Foxx93
    9Rudy York92
    10Dom DiMaggio90
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Jimmie Foxx103
    2Harlond Clift93
    3Rudy York88
    4Joe Gordon80
    5Bob Johnson75
    6Frank Croucher72
    7Jeff Heath69
    8Ray Mack69
    9Bruce Campbell67
    10Charlie Keller65
    Hit by Pitch
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dom DiMaggio7
    2Doc Cramer6
    3Taffy Wright6
    4Dario Lodigiani5
    5Joe Grace5
    6Tommy Henrich5
    7Jeff Heath4
    8Joe DiMaggio4
    9Joe Gordon4
    10Barney McCosky3
    Intentional Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    Sacrifice Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Harris14
    2Joe Cronin14
    3Lou Boudreau14
    4Mike Kreevich13
    5Skeeter Newsome13
    6Dutch Leonard11
    7Frank Croucher11
    8Ray Mack11
    9Bill Knickerbocker10
    10Bob Feller10
    Sacrifice Flies
    RankPlayerTotal
    Ground into Double Plays
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Frankie Hayes23
    2Pete Suder23
    3Jimmie Foxx21
    4Joe Cronin20
    5Pinky Higgins20
    6Jim Tabor17
    7Joe Kuhel17
    8Bob Johnson16
    9Doc Cramer16
    10Joe Gordon16
    Total Bases
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe DiMaggio348
    2Jeff Heath343
    3Ted Williams335
    4Cecil Travis316
    5Sam Chapman300
    6Charlie Keller294
    7Ken Keltner282
    8Tommy Henrich279
    9Joe Gordon274
    10Rudy York269
    Plate Appearances
    RankPlayerTotal
    1George Case708
    2Doc Cramer707
    3Harlond Clift703
    4Dom DiMaggio688
    5Rudy York687
    6Lou Boudreau681
    7Joe Kuhel678
    8Luke Appling677
    9Joe Gordon665
    10Cecil Travis663
    Batting Average
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams.406
    2Cecil Travis.359
    3Joe DiMaggio.357
    4Jeff Heath.340
    5Dick Siebert.334
    6Barney McCosky.324
    7Sam Chapman.322
    8Taffy Wright.322
    9Roy Cullenbine.317
    10Luke Appling.314
    On-Base Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams.553
    2Roy Cullenbine.452
    3Joe DiMaggio.440
    4Charlie Keller.416
    5Jimmie Foxx.412
    6Cecil Travis.410
    7Joe Cronin.406
    8Barney McCosky.401
    9Luke Appling.399
    10Taffy Wright.399
    Slugging Percentage
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams.735
    2Joe DiMaggio.643
    3Jeff Heath.586
    4Charlie Keller.580
    5Sam Chapman.543
    6Cecil Travis.520
    7Tommy Henrich.519
    8Joe Cronin.508
    9Jimmie Foxx.505
    10Ken Keltner.485
    OPS (OBP + SLG)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Williams1288
    2Joe DiMaggio1083
    3Charlie Keller996
    4Jeff Heath982
    5Cecil Travis930
    6Sam Chapman921
    7Jimmie Foxx917
    8Roy Cullenbine917
    9Joe Cronin914
    10Tommy Henrich896
    BB/SO
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Joe DiMaggio5.846
    2Ted Williams5.444
    3Charlie Gehringer3.654
    4Roy Cullenbine2.814
    5Buddy Lewis2.733
    6Luke Appling2.563
    7Doc Cramer2.467
    8George McQuinn2.467
    9Wally Moses2.296
    10Lou Finney2.235
    1941 Pitching Leaders
    Wins
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller25
    2Thornton Lee22
    3Dick Newsome19
    4Dutch Leonard18
    5Al Benton15
    6Lefty Gomez15
    7Red Ruffing15
    8Elden Auker14
    9Marius Russo14
    10Bob Muncrief13
    Losses
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bobo Newsom20
    2Al Milnar19
    3Ken Chase18
    4Eddie Smith17
    5Elden Auker15
    6Jim Bagby15
    7Phil Marchildon15
    8Bob Harris14
    9Mickey Harris14
    10Sid Hudson14
    Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller44
    2Bobo Newsom43
    3Clint Brown41
    4Mike Ryba40
    5Al Benton38
    6Dizzy Trout37
    7Bill Zuber36
    8Bob Muncrief36
    9Dick Newsome36
    10Tom Ferrick36
    Games Started
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller40
    2Bobo Newsom36
    3Thornton Lee34
    4Dutch Leonard33
    5Eddie Smith33
    6Sid Hudson33
    7Elden Auker31
    8Al Milnar30
    9Ken Chase30
    10Bob Harris29
    Complete Games
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Thornton Lee30
    2Bob Feller28
    3Eddie Smith21
    4Dutch Leonard19
    5Ted Lyons19
    6Johnny Rigney18
    7Dick Newsome17
    8Marius Russo17
    9Sid Hudson17
    10Phil Marchildon14
    Shutouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller6
    2Dutch Leonard4
    3Johnny Humphries4
    4Spud Chandler4
    5Charlie Wagner3
    6Johnny Rigney3
    7Marius Russo3
    8Sid Hudson3
    9Thornton Lee3
    10Al Smith2
    Games Finished
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Johnny Murphy31
    2Clint Brown28
    3Mike Ryba25
    4Tom Ferrick25
    5Norm Branch22
    6Bill Trotter20
    7Al Benton19
    8Alex Carrasquel19
    9Bill Zuber19
    10Lum Harris15
    Saves
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Johnny Murphy15
    2Al Benton7
    3Tom Ferrick7
    4Mike Ryba6
    5Clint Brown5
    6Joe Heving5
    7Spud Chandler4
    8Bump Hadley3
    9George Caster3
    10Walt Masterson3
    Innings Pitched
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller343
    2Thornton Lee300.1
    3Eddie Smith263.1
    4Dutch Leonard256
    5Bobo Newsom250.1
    6Sid Hudson249.2
    7Johnny Rigney237
    8Al Milnar229.1
    9Elden Auker216
    10Bob Muncrief214.1
    Hits
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller284
    2Dutch Leonard271
    3Elden Auker268
    4Bobo Newsom265
    5Thornton Lee258
    6Eddie Smith243
    7Sid Hudson242
    8Bob Harris237
    9Al Milnar236
    10Dick Newsome235
    Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Elden Auker150
    2Bobo Newsom140
    3Ken Chase136
    4Bob Feller129
    5Al Milnar128
    6Sid Hudson124
    7Bob Harris117
    8Dutch Leonard117
    9Johnny Rigney116
    10Dick Newsome115
    Earned Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Elden Auker132
    2Bobo Newsom128
    3Bob Feller120
    4Ken Chase116
    5Al Milnar111
    6Bob Harris108
    7Johnny Rigney101
    8Steve Sundra99
    9Dick Newsome98
    10Dutch Leonard98
    Home Runs
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Johnny Rigney21
    2Elden Auker20
    3Jack Knott20
    4Bob Harris18
    5Bob Muncrief18
    6Thornton Lee18
    7Johnny Niggeling17
    8Les McCrabb16
    9Lum Harris16
    10Bob Feller15
    Walks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller194
    2Hal Newhouser137
    3Bobo Newsom118
    4Phil Marchildon118
    5Al Milnar116
    6Ken Chase115
    7Eddie Smith114
    8Lefty Gomez103
    9Sid Hudson97
    10Johnny Rigney92
    Strikeouts
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller260
    2Bobo Newsom175
    3Thornton Lee130
    4Johnny Rigney119
    5Eddie Smith111
    6Mickey Harris111
    7Sid Hudson108
    8Hal Newhouser106
    9Marius Russo105
    10Ken Chase98
    Wild Pitches
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Phil Marchildon12
    2Ken Chase11
    3Dutch Leonard9
    4Al Smith8
    5Jack Knott8
    6Jack Wilson8
    7Johnny Allen8
    8Bump Hadley7
    9Johnny Rigney7
    10Bob Feller6
    Balks
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Phil Marchildon3
    2Emerson Dickman2
    3Mike Ryba2
    4Cal Dorsett1
    5Dizzy Trout1
    6Joe Dobson1
    7Joe Heving1
    8Johnny Allen1
    9Johnny Gorsica1
    10Marv Breuer1
    Earned Run Average (ERA)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Thornton Lee2.37
    2Al Benton2.96
    3Charlie Wagner3.08
    4Marius Russo3.09
    5Bob Feller3.15
    6Eddie Smith3.18
    7Spud Chandler3.18
    8Mickey Harris3.25
    9Dutch Leonard3.45
    10Sid Hudson3.46
    WHIP (Walks-Hits per IP)
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Thornton Lee1.17
    2Al Benton1.23
    3Red Ruffing1.24
    4Spud Chandler1.26
    5Ted Lyons1.26
    6Dutch Leonard1.27
    7Bob Muncrief1.28
    8Atley Donald1.32
    9Denny Galehouse1.32
    10Johnny Rigney1.33
    Hits per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Al Benton7.41
    2Bob Feller7.45
    3Thornton Lee7.74
    4Atley Donald7.98
    5Spud Chandler8.01
    6Phil Marchildon8.29
    7Eddie Smith8.32
    8Marius Russo8.36
    9Charlie Wagner8.42
    10Johnny Rigney8.51
    HR per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Dutch Leonard0.21
    2Spud Chandler0.27
    3Mickey Harris0.28
    4Hal Newhouser0.31
    5Marius Russo0.34
    6Al Milnar0.35
    7Bob Feller0.39
    8Sid Hudson0.43
    9Ted Lyons0.43
    10Eddie Smith0.44
    BB per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Lyons1.78
    2Dutch Leonard1.90
    3Bob Muncrief2.23
    4Red Ruffing2.61
    5Thornton Lee2.76
    6Les McCrabb2.81
    7Johnny Gorsica2.89
    8Denny Galehouse3.22
    9Al Smith3.26
    10Steve Sundra3.27
    SO per 9 IP
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Bob Feller6.82
    2Bobo Newsom6.30
    3Hal Newhouser5.51
    4Mickey Harris5.15
    5Johnny Rigney4.52
    6Marius Russo4.50
    7Lefty Gomez4.38
    8Ken Chase4.28
    9Atley Donald4.02
    10Thornton Lee3.90
    SO/BB
    RankPlayerTotal
    1Ted Lyons1.703
    2Dutch Leonard1.685
    3Bobo Newsom1.483
    4Thornton Lee1.413
    5Bob Feller1.340
    6Johnny Rigney1.293
    7Mickey Harris1.291
    8Bob Muncrief1.264
    9Marius Russo1.207
    10Sid Hudson1.113


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