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1938 American League Standings, Stats, and Awards

1939 1938 1937

1938 National League Standings and Stats

1938 Major League Attendance

TeamWLPctRRA
New York Yankees9953.651966710 
Boston Red Sox8861.591902751 
Cleveland Indians8666.566847782 
Detroit Tigers8470.545862795 
Washington Senators7576.497814873 
Chicago White Sox6583.439709752 
St. Louis Browns5597.362755962 
Philadelphia Athletics5399.349726956 

Postseason
RoundWinnerLoser
WSNew York Yankees (4)Chicago Cubs (0)

Team Batting
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TeamABRH2B3BHRSOBBHBPSBCSBAOBPSLGOPS
New York Yankees541096614802836317461674909128.274.362.446.808
Boston Red Sox52299021566298569846365005551.299.377.434.811
Detroit Tigers527086214342195213758169307641.272.357.411.768
Cleveland Indians535684715063008911360555008336.281.348.434.782
Washington Senators54748141602278728537957306537.293.360.416.776
St. Louis Browns53337551498273369252859005140.281.353.397.750
Philadelphia Athletics52297261410243629859060506553.270.345.396.741
Chicago White Sox51997091439239556748951405639.277.342.383.724

Team Pitching
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TeamERAWLSOCGSHOSVHRERHRBB
New York Yankees3.919953567911113143671060085566
Chicago White Sox4.36658343283591449752638101550
Boston Red Sox4.4688614846710151472751652102528
Cleveland Indians4.608666717685171416782692100681
Detroit Tigers4.798470435753111532795717110608
Washington Senators4.94757651559611147287374692655
Philadelphia Athletics5.485399473564121573956806142599
St. Louis Browns5.80559763271371584962866132737

League Leaders
Batters
Batting Average
1.Jimmie Foxx - BOS.349
2.Jeff Heath - CLE.343
3.Mel Almada - SLA.342
4.Ben Chapman - BOS.340
5.Buddy Myer - WS1.336
6.Cecil Travis - WS1.335
7.Hal Trosky - CLE.334
8.Rip Radcliff - CHA.330
9.Earl Averill - CLE.330
10.Joe Cronin - BOS.325
On Base Percent.
1.Jimmie Foxx - BOS.462
2.Buddy Myer - WS1.454
3.Hank Greenberg - DET.438
4.Earl Averill - CLE.429
5.Joe Cronin - BOS.428
6.Charlie Gehringer - DET.425
7.Harlond Clift - SLA.423
8.Ben Chapman - BOS.418
9.Rudy York - DET.417
10.Bill Dickey - NYA.412
Slugging Percent.
1.Jimmie Foxx - BOS.704
2.Hank Greenberg - DET.683
3.Jeff Heath - CLE.602
4.Joe DiMaggio - NYA.581
5.Rudy York - DET.579
6.Bill Dickey - NYA.568
7.Harlond Clift - SLA.554
8.Bob Johnson - PHA.552
9.Hal Trosky - CLE.542
10.Joe Cronin - BOS.536
OPS
1.Jimmie Foxx - BOS1.166
2.Hank Greenberg - DET1.122
3.Rudy York - DET.995
4.Jeff Heath - CLE.985
5.Bill Dickey - NYA.981
6.Harlond Clift - SLA.977
7.Joe DiMaggio - NYA.967
8.Earl Averill - CLE.965
9.Joe Cronin - BOS.964
10.Bob Johnson - PHA.959
Hits
1.Joe Vosmik - BOS201
2.Doc Cramer - BOS198
3.Jimmie Foxx - BOS197
4.Red Rolfe - NYA196
5.George McQuinn - SLA195
6.Joe DiMaggio - NYA194
Buddy Lewis - WS1194
8.Cecil Travis - WS1190
9.Pete Fox - DET186
10.Hal Trosky - CLE185
Runs
1.Hank Greenberg - DET144
2.Jimmie Foxx - BOS139
3.Charlie Gehringer - DET133
4.Red Rolfe - NYA132
5.Joe DiMaggio - NYA129
6.Buddy Lewis - WS1122
7.Joe Vosmik - BOS121
8.Harlond Clift - SLA119
9.Doc Cramer - BOS116
10.Lou Gehrig - NYA115
Home Runs
1.Hank Greenberg - DET58
2.Jimmie Foxx - BOS50
3.Harlond Clift - SLA34
4.Rudy York - DET33
5.Joe DiMaggio - NYA32
6.Bob Johnson - PHA30
7.Lou Gehrig - NYA29
8.Bill Dickey - NYA27
9.Ken Keltner - CLE26
10.Joe Gordon - NYA25
Runs Batted In
1.Jimmie Foxx - BOS175
2.Hank Greenberg - DET146
3.Joe DiMaggio - NYA140
4.Rudy York - DET127
5.Harlond Clift - SLA118
6.Bill Dickey - NYA115
7.Lou Gehrig - NYA114
Zeke Bonura - WS1114
9.Bob Johnson - PHA113
Ken Keltner - CLE113
Doubles
1.Joe Cronin - BOS51
2.George McQuinn - SLA42
3.Ben Chapman - BOS40
Hal Trosky - CLE40
5.Joe Vosmik - BOS37
6.Doc Cramer - BOS36
Lyn Lary - CLE36
Red Rolfe - NYA36
9.Buddy Lewis - WS135
Frankie Crosetti - NYA35
Beau Bell - SLA35
Pete Fox - DET35
Triples
1.Jeff Heath - CLE18
2.Earl Averill - CLE15
3.Joe DiMaggio - NYA13
4.Lou Finney - PHA12
Bruce Campbell - CLE12
Mike Kreevich - CHA12
7.Pete Fox - DET10
Taffy Wright - WS110
9.Hal Trosky - CLE9
Jimmie Foxx - BOS9
Buddy Lewis - WS19
Bob Johnson - PHA9
Ken Keltner - CLE9
Games
1.Frankie Crosetti - NYA157
Lou Gehrig - NYA157
3.Hank Greenberg - DET155
Pete Fox - DET155
5.Charlie Gehringer - DET152
Bob Johnson - PHA152
7.Buddy Lewis - WS1151
Red Rolfe - NYA151
9.Hal Trosky - CLE150
Red Kress - SLA150
At-Bats
1.Doc Cramer - BOS658
2.Buddy Lewis - WS1656
3.Pete Fox - DET634
4.Frankie Crosetti - NYA631
Red Rolfe - NYA631
6.Joe Vosmik - BOS621
7.George McQuinn - SLA602
8.Joe DiMaggio - NYA599
9.Wally Moses - PHA589
10.Marv Owen - CHA577
Walks
1.Jimmie Foxx - BOS119
Hank Greenberg - DET119
3.Harlond Clift - SLA118
4.Charlie Gehringer - DET113
5.Lou Gehrig - NYA107
6.Frankie Crosetti - NYA106
7.Buddy Myer - WS193
Billy Werber - PHA93
9.Rudy York - DET92
Tommy Henrich - NYA92
Strike Outs
1.Frankie Crosetti - NYA97
2.Sam Chapman - PHA94
3.Hank Greenberg - DET92
4.Boze Berger - CHA80
5.Jimmie Foxx - BOS76
6.Lou Gehrig - NYA75
Ken Keltner - CLE75
8.Rudy York - DET74
9.Bob Johnson - PHA73
10.Joe Gordon - NYA72
Sac Hits
1.Bobby Doerr - BOS22
2.Odell Hale - CLE18
3.Bobo Newsom - SLA14
4.George McQuinn - SLA13
Cecil Travis - WS113
6.Don Heffner - SLA12
7.Gene Desautels - BOS11
Joe Cronin - BOS11
Wayne Ambler - PHA11
10.Tommy Henrich - NYA10
Stolen Bases
1.Frankie Crosetti - NYA27
2.Lyn Lary - CLE23
3.Billy Werber - PHA19
4.Buddy Lewis - WS117
5.Pete Fox - DET16
6.Wally Moses - PHA15
7.Charlie Gehringer - DET14
8.Ben Chapman - BOS13
Mike Kreevich - CHA13
Red Rolfe - NYA13
Hit by Pitch
1.Frankie Crosetti - NYA15
2.Dario Lodigiani - PHA7
3.Joe Cronin - BOS5
Lou Gehrig - NYA5
Harlond Clift - SLA5
Billy Rogell - DET5
7.Frankie Pytlak - CLE4
Marv Owen - CHA4
Cecil Travis - WS14
Taffy Wright - WS14
Sam Chapman - PHA4
Charlie Gehringer - DET4
Don Heffner - SLA4
GIDP
Caught Stealing
1.Billy Werber - PHA15
2.Frankie Crosetti - NYA12
3.Bobby Doerr - BOS10
4.Doc Cramer - BOS9
Pinky Higgins - BOS9
Buddy Lewis - WS19
7.Bob Johnson - PHA8
Buster Mills - SLA8
Lou Finney - PHA8
10.Pete Fox - DET7
Bruce Campbell - CLE7
Rip Radcliff - CHA7
Joe Kuhel - CHA7

Pitchers
ERA
1.Lefty Grove - BOS3.08
2.Red Ruffing - NYA3.31
3.Lefty Gomez - NYA3.35
4.Dutch Leonard - WS13.43
5.Thornton Lee - CHA3.49
6.Johnny Rigney - CHA3.56
7.Bump Hadley - NYA3.60
8.Ted Lyons - CHA3.70
9.Mel Harder - CLE3.83
10.Monte Pearson - NYA3.97
Wins
1.Red Ruffing - NYA21
2.Bobo Newsom - SLA20
3.Lefty Gomez - NYA18
4.Mel Harder - CLE17
Bob Feller - CLE17
6.George Caster - PHA16
Monte Pearson - NYA16
8.Monty Stratton - CHA15
Jim Bagby - BOS15
Jack Wilson - BOS15
Games
1.Johnny Humphries - CLE45
2.Bobo Newsom - SLA44
3.Eddie Smith - PHA43
Pete Appleton - WS143
Jim Bagby - BOS43
6.George Caster - PHA42
Bud Thomas - PHA42
8.Slick Coffman - DET39
Bob Feller - CLE39
10.Mel Harder - CLE38
Harry Kelley - WS138
Johnny Rigney - CHA38
Strike Outs
1.Bob Feller - CLE240
2.Bobo Newsom - SLA226
3.Lefty Mills - SLA134
4.Lefty Gomez - NYA129
5.Red Ruffing - NYA127
6.Johnny Allen - CLE112
George Caster - PHA112
8.Joe Krakauskas - WS1104
9.Mel Harder - CLE102
10.Tommy Bridges - DET101
Innings
1.Bobo Newsom - SLA329.67
2.George Caster - PHA281.33
3.Bob Feller - CLE277.67
4.Red Ruffing - NYA247.33
5.Thornton Lee - CHA245.33
6.Mel Harder - CLE240.00
7.Lefty Gomez - NYA239.00
8.Dutch Leonard - WS1223.33
9.Bud Thomas - PHA212.33
10.Lefty Mills - SLA210.33
Games Started
1.George Caster - PHA40
Bobo Newsom - SLA40
3.Bob Feller - CLE36
4.Lefty Gomez - NYA32
5.Dutch Leonard - WS131
Red Ruffing - NYA31
7.Thornton Lee - CHA30
8.Mel Harder - CLE29
Bud Thomas - PHA29
10.Buck Ross - PHA28
Games Finished
1.Eddie Smith - PHA27
2.Johnny Murphy - NYA26
3.Johnny Humphries - CLE25
4.Pete Appleton - WS123
5.Ed Cole - SLA21
6.Nels Potter - PHA20
7.Johnny Rigney - CHA19
8.Chief Hogsett - WS118
9.Harry Eisenstat - DET17
10.Denny Galehouse - CLE16
Harry Kelley - WS116
Archie McKain - BOS16
Complete Games
1.Bobo Newsom - SLA31
2.Red Ruffing - NYA22
3.George Caster - PHA20
Bob Feller - CLE20
Lefty Gomez - NYA20
6.Thornton Lee - CHA18
7.Ted Lyons - CHA17
Monte Pearson - NYA17
Monty Stratton - CHA17
10.Dutch Leonard - WS115
Lefty Mills - SLA15
Mel Harder - CLE15
Saves
1.Johnny Murphy - NYA11
2.Johnny Humphries - CLE6
Archie McKain - BOS6
4.Pete Appleton - WS15
Nels Potter - PHA5
6.Harry Eisenstat - DET4
Mel Harder - CLE4
Eddie Smith - PHA4
9.Fred Johnson - SLA3
Chief Hogsett - WS13
Ed Cole - SLA3
Denny Galehouse - CLE3
Shutouts
1.Lefty Gomez - NYA4
2.Dutch Leonard - WS13
Red Ruffing - NYA3
Jack Wilson - BOS3
5.John Whitehead - CHA2
Mel Harder - CLE2
Harry Kelley - WS12
Bob Feller - CLE2
George Caster - PHA2
Spud Chandler - NYA2
HR Allowed
1.Bobo Newsom - SLA30
2.Lynn Nelson - PHA29
3.George Caster - PHA25
4.Buck Ross - PHA23
Bud Thomas - PHA23
6.Monty Stratton - CHA18
Earl Whitehill - CLE18
Oral Hildebrand - SLA18
9.Lefty Mills - SLA16
Mel Harder - CLE16
Jack Wilson - BOS16
Red Ruffing - NYA16
Johnny Rigney - CHA16
Hits Allowed
1.Bobo Newsom - SLA334
2.George Caster - PHA310
3.Bud Thomas - PHA259
4.Mel Harder - CLE257
5.Thornton Lee - CHA252
6.Red Ruffing - NYA246
7.Lefty Gomez - NYA239
8.Ted Lyons - CHA238
9.Bob Feller - CLE225
10.Dutch Leonard - WS1221
Walks
1.Bob Feller - CLE208
2.Bobo Newsom - SLA192
3.George Caster - PHA117
4.Lefty Mills - SLA116
5.Monte Pearson - NYA113
Ken Chase - WS1113
Vern Kennedy - DET113
8.Lefty Gomez - NYA99
9.Thornton Lee - CHA94
10.Jack Wilson - BOS91
Earned Runs
1.Bobo Newsom - SLA186
2.George Caster - PHA136
3.Bob Feller - CLE126
4.Lefty Mills - SLA124
5.Lynn Nelson - PHA120
6.Bud Thomas - PHA116
7.Buck Ross - PHA109
8.Vern Kennedy - DET107
9.Oral Hildebrand - SLA103
10.Mel Harder - CLE102
Losses
1.George Caster - PHA20
2.Bobo Newsom - SLA16
Buck Ross - PHA16
4.Jack Wilson - BOS15
Dutch Leonard - WS115
6.Bud Thomas - PHA14
7.Nels Potter - PHA12
Jim Walkup - SLA12
Lefty Mills - SLA12
Thornton Lee - CHA12
Lefty Gomez - NYA12
Wild Pitches
1.Dutch Leonard - WS111
2.Monte Pearson - NYA9
3.Pete Appleton - WS18
4.Johnny Allen - CLE7
Vern Kennedy - DET7
Johnny Rigney - CHA7
7.Harry Kelley - WS16
Ken Chase - WS16
Bump Hadley - NYA6
10.Lefty Gomez - NYA5
Bob Feller - CLE5
George Caster - PHA5
Jim Bagby - BOS5
Lefty Mills - SLA5
Lynn Nelson - PHA5
Fritz Ostermueller - BOS5
Bud Thomas - PHA5
Hit Batters
1.Earl Whitehill - CLE9
2.Lefty Mills - SLA8
Chief Hogsett - WS18
4.Bob Feller - CLE7
Dutch Leonard - WS17
Monty Stratton - CHA7
7.Lynn Nelson - PHA5
Bobo Newsom - SLA5
Ed Cole - SLA5
Elden Auker - DET5
Mel Harder - CLE5
Balks
1.Emerson Dickman - BOS2
Vern Kennedy - DET2
3.Jack Knott - CHA1
Ted Lyons - CHA1
Bobo Newsom - SLA1
Monte Pearson - NYA1
Lee Rogers - BOS1
Buck Ross - PHA1
Red Ruffing - NYA1
Monty Stratton - CHA1
Bud Thomas - PHA1
Monte Weaver - WS11
Al Williams - PHA1
Bob Feller - CLE1
Wes Ferrell - WS11
Joe Heving - BOS1
Oral Hildebrand - SLA1
Johnny Humphries - CLE1
Joe Beggs - NYA1
Tommy Bridges - DET1
Spud Chandler - NYA1
Ken Chase - WS11
Ed Cole - SLA1
Chubby Dean - PHA1
Batters Faced
1.Bobo Newsom - SLA1475
2.George Caster - PHA1250
3.Bob Feller - CLE1248
4.Thornton Lee - CHA1074
5.Red Ruffing - NYA1043
6.Lefty Gomez - NYA1034
7.Mel Harder - CLE1026
8.Lefty Mills - SLA962
9.Bud Thomas - PHA945
10.Dutch Leonard - WS1939


Awards
MVP - Jimmie Foxx

AL All Stars
Johnny Allen
Earl Averill
Doc Cramer
Joe Cronin
Bill Dickey
Joe DiMaggio
Bob Feller
Rick Ferrell
Jimmie Foxx
Charlie Gehringer
Lou Gehrig
Lefty Gomez
Hank Greenberg
Lefty Grove
Bob Johnson
Vern Kennedy
Mike Kreevich
Buddy Lewis
Johnny Murphy
Bobo Newsom
Red Rolfe
Red Ruffing
Cecil Travis
Rudy York

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