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1939 American League Standings, Stats, and Awards

1940 1939 1938

1939 National League Standings and Stats

1939 Major League Attendance

TeamWLPctRRA
New York Yankees10645.702967556 
Boston Red Sox8962.589890795 
Cleveland Indians8767.565797700 
Chicago White Sox8569.552755737 
Detroit Tigers8173.526849762 
Washington Senators6587.428702797 
Philadelphia Athletics5597.3627111022 
St. Louis Browns43111.2797331035 

Postseason
RoundWinnerLoser
WSNew York Yankees (4)Cincinnati Reds (0)

Team Batting
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TeamABRH2B3BHRSOBBHBPSBCSBAOBPSLGOPS
New York Yankees530096715212595516654370107237.287.370.451.821
Boston Red Sox530889015432875712450559104244.291.362.436.798
Detroit Tigers532684914872776712459262008838.279.354.426.781
Cleveland Indians53167971490291798557455707246.280.349.413.761
Chicago White Sox527975514512205664502579011361.275.347.374.721
St. Louis Browns54227331453242509160655904838.268.336.381.718
Philadelphia Athletics53097111438282559853250306034.271.334.400.734
Washington Senators53347021483249794446054709447.278.345.379.724

Team Pitching
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TeamERAWLSOCGSHOSVHRERHRBB
New York Yankees3.3110645565871526120855649685567
Cleveland Indians4.088767614691013139470061875602
Detroit Tigers4.298173633648161430762652104574
Chicago White Sox4.31856953562521147073765999454
Boston Red Sox4.56896253952420153379568477543
Washington Senators4.60658752172410142079769275602
Philadelphia Athletics5.7955973975061216871022863148579
St. Louis Browns6.0143111516563317241035916133739

League Leaders
Batters
Batting Average
1.Joe DiMaggio - NYA.381
2.Jimmie Foxx - BOS.360
3.Bob Johnson - PHA.338
4.Hal Trosky - CLE.335
5.Red Rolfe - NYA.329
6.Ted Williams - BOS.327
7.Ken Keltner - CLE.325
8.Charlie Gehringer - DET.325
9.Eric McNair - CHA.324
10.Mike Kreevich - CHA.323
On Base Percent.
1.Jimmie Foxx - BOS.464
2.George Selkirk - NYA.452
3.Joe DiMaggio - NYA.448
4.Bob Johnson - PHA.440
5.Ted Williams - BOS.436
6.Luke Appling - CHA.430
7.Charlie Gehringer - DET.423
8.Hank Greenberg - DET.420
9.Joe Cronin - BOS.407
10.Hal Trosky - CLE.405
Slugging Percent.
1.Jimmie Foxx - BOS.694
2.Joe DiMaggio - NYA.671
3.Hank Greenberg - DET.622
4.Ted Williams - BOS.609
5.Hal Trosky - CLE.589
6.Bob Johnson - PHA.553
7.Charlie Gehringer - DET.544
8.George Selkirk - NYA.517
9.George McQuinn - SLA.515
10.Bill Dickey - NYA.513
OPS
1.Jimmie Foxx - BOS1.158
2.Joe DiMaggio - NYA1.119
3.Ted Williams - BOS1.045
4.Hank Greenberg - DET1.042
5.Hal Trosky - CLE.994
6.Bob Johnson - PHA.993
7.George Selkirk - NYA.969
8.Charlie Gehringer - DET.967
9.Bill Dickey - NYA.915
10.Red Rolfe - NYA.899
Hits
1.Red Rolfe - NYA213
2.George McQuinn - SLA195
3.Ken Keltner - CLE191
4.Barney McCosky - DET190
5.Ted Williams - BOS185
6.Bob Johnson - PHA184
7.Doc Cramer - BOS183
8.Joe DiMaggio - NYA176
9.Mike Kreevich - CHA175
10.Gee Walker - CHA174
Runs
1.Red Rolfe - NYA139
2.Ted Williams - BOS131
3.Jimmie Foxx - BOS130
4.Barney McCosky - DET120
5.Bob Johnson - PHA115
6.Hank Greenberg - DET112
7.Doc Cramer - BOS110
8.Frankie Crosetti - NYA109
9.Joe DiMaggio - NYA108
10.Joe Kuhel - CHA107
Home Runs
1.Jimmie Foxx - BOS35
2.Hank Greenberg - DET33
3.Ted Williams - BOS31
4.Joe DiMaggio - NYA30
5.Joe Gordon - NYA28
6.Hal Trosky - CLE25
7.Bill Dickey - NYA24
8.Bob Johnson - PHA23
9.George Selkirk - NYA21
10.George McQuinn - SLA20
Rudy York - DET20
Frankie Hayes - PHA20
Runs Batted In
1.Ted Williams - BOS145
2.Joe DiMaggio - NYA126
3.Bob Johnson - PHA114
4.Hank Greenberg - DET112
5.Joe Gordon - NYA111
Gee Walker - CHA111
7.Joe Cronin - BOS107
8.Bill Dickey - NYA105
Jimmie Foxx - BOS105
10.Hal Trosky - CLE104
Doubles
1.Red Rolfe - NYA46
2.Ted Williams - BOS44
3.Hank Greenberg - DET42
4.George McQuinn - SLA37
5.Ken Keltner - CLE35
6.Barney McCosky - DET33
Joe Cronin - BOS33
Jim Tabor - BOS33
9.Joe DiMaggio - NYA32
Joe Gordon - NYA32
Triples
1.Buddy Lewis - WS116
2.Barney McCosky - DET14
3.George McQuinn - SLA13
Bruce Campbell - CLE13
5.Ken Keltner - CLE11
Gee Walker - CHA11
Ted Williams - BOS11
Taffy Wright - WS111
9.Red Rolfe - NYA10
Jimmie Foxx - BOS10
Games
1.Ken Keltner - CLE154
George McQuinn - SLA154
3.Red Rolfe - NYA152
Frankie Crosetti - NYA152
5.Harlond Clift - SLA151
Joe Gordon - NYA151
7.Bob Johnson - PHA150
8.Ben Chapman - CLE149
Jim Tabor - BOS149
Gee Walker - CHA149
Ted Williams - BOS149
At-Bats
1.Frankie Crosetti - NYA656
2.Red Rolfe - NYA648
3.George McQuinn - SLA617
4.Barney McCosky - DET611
5.Gee Walker - CHA598
6.Doc Cramer - BOS589
7.Ken Keltner - CLE587
8.Jim Tabor - BOS577
9.Joe Gordon - NYA567
10.Ted Williams - BOS565
Walks
1.Harlond Clift - SLA111
2.Ted Williams - BOS107
3.Luke Appling - CHA105
4.George Selkirk - NYA103
5.Bob Johnson - PHA99
6.Hank Greenberg - DET91
7.Jimmie Foxx - BOS89
8.Joe Cronin - BOS87
Ben Chapman - CLE87
10.Charlie Keller - NYA81
Red Rolfe - NYA81
Strike Outs
1.Hank Greenberg - DET95
2.Bill Nagel - PHA86
3.Frankie Crosetti - NYA81
4.Jimmie Foxx - BOS72
5.Jeff Heath - CLE64
Ted Williams - BOS64
7.Chet Laabs - SLA62
Sam Chapman - PHA62
9.Oscar Grimes - CLE61
10.Bob Johnson - PHA59
Sac Hits
1.Mike Kreevich - CHA22
2.Ben Chapman - CLE20
Joe Cronin - BOS20
4.Buddy Lewis - WS119
5.George McQuinn - SLA18
6.Joe Vosmik - BOS17
7.Skeeter Newsome - PHA15
Doc Cramer - BOS15
9.Wayne Ambler - PHA14
Pinky Higgins - DET14
Sam West - WS114
Stolen Bases
1.George Case - WS151
2.Pete Fox - DET23
Mike Kreevich - CHA23
4.Barney McCosky - DET20
5.Joe Kuhel - CHA18
Ben Chapman - CLE18
7.Eric McNair - CHA17
Gee Walker - CHA17
9.Jim Tabor - BOS16
Luke Appling - CHA16
Hit by Pitch
1.Frankie Crosetti - NYA13
2.George Selkirk - NYA8
3.Gee Walker - CHA7
4.Harlond Clift - SLA5
5.Bill Dickey - NYA4
Joe DiMaggio - NYA4
Billy Sullivan - SLA4
Dario Lodigiani - PHA4
9.Mike Tresh - CHA3
Joe Vosmik - BOS3
Frankie Hayes - PHA3
Bruce Campbell - CLE3
GIDP
1.Joe Vosmik - BOS27
2.Ben Chapman - CLE19
3.Joe Cronin - BOS18
4.Bobby Doerr - BOS17
Jimmie Foxx - BOS17
6.Doc Cramer - BOS16
Myril Hoag - SLA16
Gee Walker - CHA16
9.Jim Tabor - BOS15
Ken Keltner - CLE15
Bill Nagel - PHA15
Babe Dahlgren - NYA15
Joe Gordon - NYA15
Caught Stealing
1.George Case - WS117
2.Pete Fox - DET12
3.Bobby Doerr - BOS10
Joe Gordon - NYA10
Mike Kreevich - CHA10
Jim Tabor - BOS10
7.Buddy Lewis - WS19
Eric McNair - CHA9
Luke Appling - CHA9
10.Frankie Crosetti - NYA7
Skeeter Newsome - PHA7
Don Heffner - SLA7

Pitchers
ERA
1.Lefty Grove - BOS2.54
2.Ted Lyons - CHA2.76
3.Bob Feller - CLE2.85
4.Red Ruffing - NYA2.93
5.Bump Hadley - NYA2.98
6.Bobo Newsom - DET3.37
7.Lefty Gomez - NYA3.41
8.Tommy Bridges - DET3.50
Mel Harder - CLE3.50
10.Dutch Leonard - WS13.54
Wins
1.Bob Feller - CLE24
2.Red Ruffing - NYA21
3.Dutch Leonard - WS120
4.Bobo Newsom - DET17
Tommy Bridges - DET17
6.Lefty Grove - BOS15
Mel Harder - CLE15
Johnny Rigney - CHA15
Thornton Lee - CHA15
10.Ted Lyons - CHA14
Al Milnar - CLE14
Games
1.Clint Brown - CHA61
2.Chubby Dean - PHA54
3.Emerson Dickman - BOS48
4.Joe Heving - BOS46
5.Nels Potter - PHA41
Bill Trotter - SLA41
7.Jack Kramer - SLA40
Alex Carrasquel - WS140
Pete Appleton - WS140
10.Bob Feller - CLE39
Joe Krakauskas - WS139
Strike Outs
1.Bob Feller - CLE246
2.Bobo Newsom - DET164
3.Tommy Bridges - DET129
4.Johnny Rigney - CHA119
5.Ken Chase - WS1118
6.Joe Krakauskas - WS1110
7.Lefty Mills - SLA103
8.Lefty Gomez - NYA102
9.Red Ruffing - NYA95
10.Dutch Leonard - WS188
Innings
1.Bob Feller - CLE296.67
2.Dutch Leonard - WS1269.33
3.Bobo Newsom - DET246.00
4.Thornton Lee - CHA235.00
5.Red Ruffing - NYA233.33
6.Ken Chase - WS1232.00
7.Johnny Rigney - CHA218.67
8.Joe Krakauskas - WS1217.33
9.Jack Kramer - SLA211.67
10.Al Milnar - CLE209.00
Games Started
1.Bob Feller - CLE35
2.Dutch Leonard - WS134
3.Jack Kramer - SLA31
Ken Chase - WS131
Bobo Newsom - DET31
6.Johnny Rigney - CHA29
Thornton Lee - CHA29
Joe Krakauskas - WS129
9.Buck Ross - PHA28
Red Ruffing - NYA28
Games Finished
1.Clint Brown - CHA56
2.Chubby Dean - PHA38
3.Johnny Murphy - NYA34
4.Pete Appleton - WS127
5.Joe Heving - BOS26
6.Emerson Dickman - BOS23
7.Al Benton - DET18
8.Joe Dobson - CLE17
9.Bud Thomas - DET15
10.Bill Trotter - SLA14
Alex Carrasquel - WS114
Roxie Lawson - SLA14
Walt Masterson - WS114
Complete Games
1.Bob Feller - CLE24
2.Red Ruffing - NYA22
3.Bobo Newsom - DET21
Dutch Leonard - WS121
5.Lefty Grove - BOS17
6.Tommy Bridges - DET16
Ted Lyons - CHA16
8.Thornton Lee - CHA15
Ken Chase - WS115
10.Lefty Gomez - NYA14
Saves
1.Johnny Murphy - NYA19
2.Clint Brown - CHA18
3.Chubby Dean - PHA7
Joe Heving - BOS7
5.Pete Appleton - WS16
6.Al Benton - DET5
Emerson Dickman - BOS5
8.Archie McKain - DET4
Fritz Ostermueller - BOS4
10.Thornton Lee - CHA3
Al Milnar - CLE3
Willis Hudlin - CLE3
Shutouts
1.Red Ruffing - NYA5
2.Bob Feller - CLE4
3.Bobo Newsom - DET3
4.Johnny Rigney - CHA2
Al Milnar - CLE2
Lynn Nelson - PHA2
Marius Russo - NYA2
Bill Beckmann - PHA2
Tommy Bridges - DET2
Johnny Allen - CLE2
Atley Donald - NYA2
Lefty Gomez - NYA2
Lefty Grove - BOS2
Jack Kramer - SLA2
Thornton Lee - CHA2
Dutch Leonard - WS12
HR Allowed
1.Lynn Nelson - PHA27
2.Nels Potter - PHA26
3.Vern Kennedy - SLA18
Jack Kramer - SLA18
5.Buck Ross - PHA17
Schoolboy Rowe - DET17
7.Bill Trotter - SLA16
Dutch Leonard - WS116
Lefty Mills - SLA16
George Caster - PHA16
Hits Allowed
1.Dutch Leonard - WS1273
2.Jack Kramer - SLA269
3.Thornton Lee - CHA260
4.Nels Potter - PHA258
5.Lynn Nelson - PHA233
6.Joe Krakauskas - WS1230
7.Vern Kennedy - SLA229
8.Bob Feller - CLE227
9.Bobo Newsom - DET222
10.Buck Ross - PHA216
Walks
1.Bob Feller - CLE142
2.Jack Kramer - SLA127
3.Vern Kennedy - SLA115
4.Ken Chase - WS1114
Joe Krakauskas - WS1114
6.Lefty Mills - SLA113
7.Bobo Newsom - DET104
8.Al Milnar - CLE99
9.Buck Ross - PHA95
10.Eddie Smith - CHA90
Earned Runs
1.Nels Potter - PHA144
2.Jack Kramer - SLA137
3.Vern Kennedy - SLA122
4.Buck Ross - PHA116
5.Joe Krakauskas - WS1111
6.Thornton Lee - CHA110
7.Dutch Leonard - WS1106
8.Lefty Mills - SLA105
Lynn Nelson - PHA105
10.Joe Haynes - WS1103
Losses
1.Ken Chase - WS119
2.Vern Kennedy - SLA17
Joe Krakauskas - WS117
4.Jack Kramer - SLA16
5.Buck Ross - PHA14
6.Bill Trotter - SLA13
Lynn Nelson - PHA13
8.Al Milnar - CLE12
Bob Harris - SLA12
Joe Haynes - WS112
George Gill - SLA12
Schoolboy Rowe - DET12
Nels Potter - PHA12
Wild Pitches
1.Bob Feller - CLE14
2.Nels Potter - PHA12
3.Ken Chase - WS111
4.Jack Kramer - SLA9
5.Bob Harris - SLA8
6.Joe Haynes - WS16
Dutch Leonard - WS16
8.Joe Krakauskas - WS15
Fritz Ostermueller - BOS5
Buck Ross - PHA5
Dizzy Trout - DET5
Bill Dietrich - CHA5
Johnny Allen - CLE5
Al Benton - DET5
Hit Batters
1.Lefty Mills - SLA8
2.Tommy Bridges - DET6
3.Dutch Leonard - WS15
Nels Potter - PHA5
Woody Rich - BOS5
Bill Trotter - SLA5
7.Dizzy Trout - DET4
Eddie Smith - CHA4
Pete Appleton - WS14
10.Emerson Dickman - BOS3
George Caster - PHA3
Bob Feller - CLE3
George Gill - SLA3
Lefty Gomez - NYA3
Bump Hadley - NYA3
Mel Harder - CLE3
Harry Kelley - WS13
Jack Kramer - SLA3
Johnny Allen - CLE3
Thornton Lee - CHA3
Lynn Nelson - PHA3
Roy Parmelee - PHA3
Balks
1.Joe Haynes - WS12
Johnny Allen - CLE2
Nels Potter - PHA2
4.Johnny Rigney - CHA1
Eddie Smith - PHA1
Bill Trotter - SLA1
Dizzy Trout - DET1
Russ Van Atta - SLA1
Charlie Wagner - BOS1
Alex Carrasquel - WS11
George Caster - PHA1
Joe Dobson - CLE1
Atley Donald - NYA1
Harry Eisenstat - CLE1
Bob Feller - CLE1
Joe Heving - BOS1
Jack Knott - CHA1
Joe Krakauskas - WS11
Thornton Lee - CHA1
Red Lynn - DET1
Lefty Mills - SLA1
Al Milnar - CLE1
Batters Faced
1.Bob Feller - CLE1243
2.Dutch Leonard - WS11133
3.Bobo Newsom - DET1050
4.Ken Chase - WS11019
5.Thornton Lee - CHA1008
6.Jack Kramer - SLA998
7.Red Ruffing - NYA968
8.Joe Krakauskas - WS1966
9.Johnny Rigney - CHA946
10.Nels Potter - PHA922


Awards
MVP - Joe DiMaggio

AL All Stars
Luke Appling
Tommy Bridges
George Case
Doc Cramer
Joe Cronin
Frankie Crosetti
Bill Dickey
Joe DiMaggio
Bob Feller
Jimmie Foxx
Lou Gehrig
Lefty Gomez
Joe Gordon
Hank Greenberg
Lefty Grove
Frankie Hayes
Rollie Hemsley
Myril Hoag
Bob Johnson
Ted Lyons
George McQuinn
Johnny Murphy
Bobo Newsom
Red Rolfe
Red Ruffing
George Selkirk

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