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1942 American League (MLB)

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  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1New York Yankees*15410351.669--Joe McCarthy$0-Lefty Gomez (1.65)
    2Boston Red Sox1529359.6129.0Joe Cronin$0-Ken Chase (1.54)
    3St. Louis Browns1518269.54319.5Luke Sewell$0-Elden Auker (1.44)
    4Cleveland Indians1547579.48728.0Lou Boudreau$0-Al Milnar (1.47)
    5Detroit Tigers1547381.47430.0Del Baker$0-Hal Newhouser (1.37)
    6Chicago White Sox1486682.44634.0Jimmy Dykes$0-Jake Wade (1.64)
    7Washington Senators I1516289.41139.5Bucky Harris$0-Early Wynn (1.68)
    8Philadelphia Athletics1545599.35748.0Connie Mack$0-Herman Besse (1.74)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    New York YankeesLost World Series (Cardinals)
    1942 American League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Boston Red Sox9359152524876114512445510370268615915082212394.276.350.4037532114
    Chicago White Sox6682148494953812152143625486114704974251690102.246.314.3186321576
    Cleveland Indians757915453175901344223585053969745005442490109.253.317.3456621833
    Detroit Tigers738115453275891313217377654739405084721973138.246.312.3446561832
    New York Yankees10351154530580114292235710874469335915562984104.269.343.3947372090
    Philadelphia Athletics559915452855491315213463351744454414892374129.249.307.3256321719
    St. Louis Browns82691515229730135423962986693738609608139657.259.336.3857212011
    Washington Senators I628915152956531364224494059398295795361954106.258.331.3416721806
    1942 American League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Boston Red Sox93593.44152841117135914517615201035915081.509.610.683.913.37
    Chicago White Sox66823.58148868813141215538523254974251.308.320.173.402.91
    Cleveland Indians75793.5915461121114031344590560505005441.318.620.323.213.49
    Detroit Tigers73813.1315465121413991313589487765084721.308.440.493.273.04
    New York Yankees103512.91154881817137514298014441085915561.479.350.713.873.64
    Philadelphia Athletics55994.45154675913751315549679334414891.288.610.222.893.20
    St. Louis Browns82693.5915168101313631354730544986096081.448.940.654.024.01
    Washington Senators I62894.5815168121113471364653686405795361.449.120.273.873.58


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