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1940 American League Standings, Stats, and Awards

1941 1940 1939

1940 National League Standings and Stats

1940 Major League Attendance

TeamWLPctRRA
Detroit Tigers9064.584888717 
Cleveland Indians8965.578710637 
New York Yankees8866.571817671 
Boston Red Sox8272.532872825 
Chicago White Sox8272.532735672 
St. Louis Browns6787.435757882 
Washington Senators6490.416665811 
Philadelphia Athletics54100.351703932 

Postseason
RoundWinnerLoser
WSCincinnati Reds (4)Detroit Tigers (3)

Team Batting
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TeamABRH2B3BHRSOBBHBPSBCSBAOBPSLGOPS
Detroit Tigers541888815493126513455666406639.286.364.442.806
Boston Red Sox548187215663018014559759005549.286.355.449.804
New York Yankees528681713712436615560664805936.259.340.418.759
St. Louis Browns541675714232785811864255605140.263.331.401.732
Chicago White Sox53867351499238637356949605260.278.339.387.726
Cleveland Indians536171014222876110159751905336.265.330.398.728
Philadelphia Athletics530470313912425310565655604833.262.332.387.720
Washington Senators53656651453266675250446809440.271.329.374.704

Team Pitching
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TeamERAWLSOCGSHOSVHRERHRBB
Cleveland Indians3.638965686721322132863755586512
Chicago White Sox3.7482725748310181335672576111480
New York Yankees3.8988665597610141389671593119511
Detroit Tigers4.0190647525910231425717613102570
Washington Senators4.5964906187467149481168893618
Boston Red Sox4.898272613514161568825749124625
St. Louis Browns5.12678743964491592882781113646
Philadelphia Athletics5.2254100488724121543932780135534

League Leaders
Batters
Batting Average
1.Joe DiMaggio - NYA.352
2.Luke Appling - CHA.348
3.Ted Williams - BOS.344
4.Rip Radcliff - SLA.342
5.Hank Greenberg - DET.340
6.Barney McCosky - DET.340
7.Taffy Wright - CHA.337
8.Cecil Travis - WS1.322
9.Lou Finney - BOS.320
10.Buddy Lewis - WS1.317
On Base Percent.
1.Ted Williams - BOS.442
2.Hank Greenberg - DET.433
3.Charlie Gehringer - DET.428
4.Joe DiMaggio - NYA.425
5.Luke Appling - CHA.420
6.Jimmie Foxx - BOS.412
7.Charlie Keller - NYA.411
8.Rudy York - DET.410
9.Barney McCosky - DET.408
10.Harlond Clift - SLA.396
Slugging Percent.
1.Hank Greenberg - DET.670
2.Joe DiMaggio - NYA.626
3.Ted Williams - BOS.594
4.Rudy York - DET.583
5.Jimmie Foxx - BOS.581
6.Hal Trosky - CLE.529
7.Wally Judnich - SLA.520
8.Bob Johnson - PHA.514
9.Joe Gordon - NYA.511
10.Jim Tabor - BOS.510
OPS
1.Hank Greenberg - DET1.103
2.Joe DiMaggio - NYA1.051
3.Ted Williams - BOS1.036
4.Rudy York - DET.993
5.Jimmie Foxx - BOS.993
6.Hal Trosky - CLE.920
7.Charlie Keller - NYA.919
8.Barney McCosky - DET.899
9.Wally Judnich - SLA.888
10.Bob Johnson - PHA.888
Hits
1.Doc Cramer - BOS200
Barney McCosky - DET200
Rip Radcliff - SLA200
4.Luke Appling - CHA197
5.Taffy Wright - CHA196
6.Hank Greenberg - DET195
7.Ted Williams - BOS193
8.George Case - WS1192
9.Buddy Lewis - WS1190
10.Rudy York - DET186
Runs
1.Ted Williams - BOS134
2.Hank Greenberg - DET129
3.Barney McCosky - DET123
4.Joe Gordon - NYA112
5.Joe Kuhel - CHA111
6.George Case - WS1109
7.Charlie Gehringer - DET108
8.Jimmie Foxx - BOS106
9.Rudy York - DET105
10.Joe Cronin - BOS104
Home Runs
1.Hank Greenberg - DET41
2.Jimmie Foxx - BOS36
3.Rudy York - DET33
4.Joe DiMaggio - NYA31
Bob Johnson - PHA31
6.Joe Gordon - NYA30
7.Joe Kuhel - CHA27
8.Hal Trosky - CLE25
9.Wally Judnich - SLA24
Joe Cronin - BOS24
Runs Batted In
1.Hank Greenberg - DET150
2.Rudy York - DET134
3.Joe DiMaggio - NYA133
4.Jimmie Foxx - BOS119
5.Ted Williams - BOS113
6.Joe Cronin - BOS111
7.Bobby Doerr - BOS105
8.Joe Gordon - NYA103
Bob Johnson - PHA103
10.Lou Boudreau - CLE101
Doubles
1.Hank Greenberg - DET50
2.Lou Boudreau - CLE46
Rudy York - DET46
4.Ted Williams - BOS43
5.Wally Moses - PHA41
6.Ben Chapman - CLE40
7.George McQuinn - SLA39
Barney McCosky - DET39
Hal Trosky - CLE39
10.Buddy Lewis - WS138
Triples
1.Barney McCosky - DET19
2.Lou Finney - BOS15
Charlie Keller - NYA15
4.Ted Williams - BOS14
5.Luke Appling - CHA13
6.Doc Cramer - BOS12
7.Roy Weatherly - CLE11
Cecil Travis - WS111
9.George McQuinn - SLA10
Bobby Doerr - BOS10
Lou Boudreau - CLE10
Ken Keltner - CLE10
Mike Kreevich - CHA10
Buddy Lewis - WS110
Joe Gordon - NYA10
Games
1.Lou Boudreau - CLE155
Babe Dahlgren - NYA155
Joe Gordon - NYA155
Joe Kuhel - CHA155
Rudy York - DET155
6.Dick Siebert - PHA154
Bob Kennedy - CHA154
George Case - WS1154
9.Bobby Doerr - BOS151
George McQuinn - SLA151
At-Bats
1.Doc Cramer - BOS661
2.George Case - WS1656
3.Lou Boudreau - CLE627
4.Joe Gordon - NYA616
5.Bob Kennedy - CHA606
6.Joe Kuhel - CHA603
7.Buddy Lewis - WS1600
8.Dick Siebert - PHA595
Gee Walker - WS1595
Bobby Doerr - BOS595
Walks
1.Charlie Keller - NYA106
2.Harlond Clift - SLA104
3.Jimmie Foxx - BOS101
Charlie Gehringer - DET101
5.Ted Williams - BOS96
6.Hank Greenberg - DET93
7.Rudy York - DET89
8.Joe Kuhel - CHA87
9.George Selkirk - NYA84
10.Bob Johnson - PHA83
Joe Cronin - BOS83
Strike Outs
1.Sam Chapman - PHA96
2.Rudy York - DET88
3.Jimmie Foxx - BOS87
4.Frankie Crosetti - NYA77
Ray Mack - CLE77
6.Hank Greenberg - DET75
7.Wally Judnich - SLA71
Jimmy Bloodworth - WS171
9.Joe Cronin - BOS65
Charlie Keller - NYA65
Sac Hits
1.Mike Kreevich - CHA21
2.Doc Cramer - BOS14
3.Joe Cronin - BOS13
4.Johnny Rigney - CHA12
5.Ken Keltner - CLE11
Dick Bartell - DET11
7.Charlie Gehringer - DET10
Joe Kuhel - CHA10
9.Jimmy Bloodworth - WS19
Roy Weatherly - CLE9
Stolen Bases
1.George Case - WS135
2.Gee Walker - WS121
3.Joe Gordon - NYA18
4.Mike Kreevich - CHA15
Buddy Lewis - WS115
6.Frankie Crosetti - NYA14
Jim Tabor - BOS14
8.Ben Chapman - CLE13
Barney McCosky - DET13
10.Joe Kuhel - CHA12
Dick Bartell - DET12
Hit by Pitch
1.Frankie Crosetti - NYA10
2.George Case - WS15
Dick Bartell - DET5
Babe Dahlgren - NYA5
5.Bob Johnson - PHA4
Hal Trosky - CLE4
Rudy York - DET4
8.Ted Williams - BOS3
Gee Walker - WS13
George Selkirk - NYA3
Ken Keltner - CLE3
Bill Knickerbocker - NYA3
Joe Kuhel - CHA3
Joe DiMaggio - NYA3
Charlie Gehringer - DET3
Joe Gordon - NYA3
Pinky Higgins - DET3
GIDP
1.Lou Boudreau - CLE23
2.Babe Dahlgren - NYA20
Bob Johnson - PHA20
4.Ben Chapman - CLE19
5.Jimmie Foxx - BOS18
Mike Kreevich - CHA18
7.Bob Kennedy - CHA17
Frankie Crosetti - NYA17
9.Lou Finney - BOS16
Joe DiMaggio - NYA16
Bobby Doerr - BOS16
Caught Stealing
1.George Case - WS110
Buddy Lewis - WS110
Jim Tabor - BOS10
Mike Tresh - CHA10
5.Barney McCosky - DET9
6.Johnny Berardino - SLA8
Harlond Clift - SLA8
Frankie Crosetti - NYA8
Joe Gordon - NYA8
Roy Weatherly - CLE8

Pitchers
ERA
1.Bob Feller - CLE2.61
2.Bobo Newsom - DET2.83
3.Johnny Rigney - CHA3.11
4.Eddie Smith - CHA3.21
5.Ken Chase - WS13.23
6.Ted Lyons - CHA3.24
7.Al Milnar - CLE3.27
8.Marius Russo - NYA3.28
9.Tommy Bridges - DET3.37
10.Red Ruffing - NYA3.38
Wins
1.Bob Feller - CLE27
2.Bobo Newsom - DET21
3.Al Milnar - CLE18
4.Sid Hudson - WS117
5.Elden Auker - SLA16
Schoolboy Rowe - DET16
7.Red Ruffing - NYA15
Al Smith - CLE15
Ken Chase - WS115
10.Johnny Babich - PHA14
Dutch Leonard - WS114
Johnny Rigney - CHA14
Eddie Smith - CHA14
Marius Russo - NYA14
Games
1.Bob Feller - CLE43
2.Al Benton - DET42
3.Ed Heusser - PHA41
Jack Wilson - BOS41
5.Joe Dobson - CLE40
6.Joe Heving - BOS39
Johnny Rigney - CHA39
8.Sid Hudson - WS138
Elden Auker - SLA38
10.Clint Brown - CHA37
Al Milnar - CLE37
Strike Outs
1.Bob Feller - CLE261
2.Bobo Newsom - DET164
3.Johnny Rigney - CHA141
4.Tommy Bridges - DET133
5.Ken Chase - WS1129
6.Dutch Leonard - WS1124
7.Eddie Smith - CHA119
8.Jack Wilson - BOS102
9.Al Milnar - CLE99
10.Red Ruffing - NYA97
Innings
1.Bob Feller - CLE320.33
2.Dutch Leonard - WS1289.00
3.Johnny Rigney - CHA280.67
4.Bobo Newsom - DET264.00
5.Elden Auker - SLA263.67
6.Ken Chase - WS1261.67
7.Sid Hudson - WS1252.00
8.Al Milnar - CLE242.33
9.Johnny Babich - PHA229.33
10.Thornton Lee - CHA228.00
Games Started
1.Bob Feller - CLE37
2.Elden Auker - SLA35
Dutch Leonard - WS135
4.Bobo Newsom - DET34
Ken Chase - WS134
6.Al Milnar - CLE33
Johnny Rigney - CHA33
8.Vern Kennedy - SLA32
9.Sid Hudson - WS131
10.Johnny Babich - PHA30
Red Ruffing - NYA30
Games Finished
1.Clint Brown - CHA36
2.Al Benton - DET35
3.Johnny Murphy - NYA28
4.Ed Heusser - PHA26
5.Joe Heving - BOS21
6.Bill Trotter - SLA19
7.Archie McKain - DET17
Alex Carrasquel - WS117
9.Bill Beckmann - PHA16
Pete Appleton - CHA16
Joe Dobson - CLE16
Roxie Lawson - SLA16
Joe Krakauskas - WS116
Complete Games
1.Bob Feller - CLE31
2.Thornton Lee - CHA24
3.Dutch Leonard - WS123
4.Bobo Newsom - DET20
Red Ruffing - NYA20
Elden Auker - SLA20
Ken Chase - WS120
8.Johnny Rigney - CHA19
Sid Hudson - WS119
10.Vern Kennedy - SLA18
Saves
1.Al Benton - DET17
2.Clint Brown - CHA10
3.Johnny Murphy - NYA9
4.Ed Heusser - PHA5
Johnny Allen - CLE5
Pete Appleton - CHA5
Jack Wilson - BOS5
8.Harry Eisenstat - CLE4
Bob Feller - CLE4
Roxie Lawson - SLA4
Shutouts
1.Bob Feller - CLE4
Ted Lyons - CHA4
Al Milnar - CLE4
4.Bobo Newsom - DET3
Sid Hudson - WS13
Red Ruffing - NYA3
Tiny Bonham - NYA3
Johnny Allen - CLE3
9.Elden Auker - SLA2
Johnny Gorsica - DET2
Tommy Bridges - DET2
Bill Beckmann - PHA2
Dutch Leonard - WS12
Johnny Rigney - CHA2
Jack Knott - CHA2
HR Allowed
1.Bob Harris - SLA24
Red Ruffing - NYA24
3.Johnny Rigney - CHA22
4.Chubby Dean - PHA21
5.Marv Breuer - NYA20
Lefty Grove - BOS20
Sid Hudson - WS120
8.Dutch Leonard - WS119
Bobo Newsom - DET19
10.Nels Potter - PHA18
Vern Kennedy - SLA18
George Caster - PHA18
Hits Allowed
1.Dutch Leonard - WS1328
2.Elden Auker - SLA299
3.Sid Hudson - WS1272
4.Vern Kennedy - SLA263
5.Ken Chase - WS1260
6.Bob Feller - CLE245
7.Al Milnar - CLE242
8.Johnny Rigney - CHA240
9.Bobo Newsom - DET235
10.George Caster - PHA234
Walks
1.Ken Chase - WS1143
2.Vern Kennedy - SLA122
3.Bob Feller - CLE118
4.Bobo Newsom - DET100
5.Al Milnar - CLE99
6.Elden Auker - SLA96
7.Eddie Smith - CHA95
8.Johnny Rigney - CHA90
9.Walt Masterson - WS188
Tommy Bridges - DET88
Earned Runs
1.Vern Kennedy - SLA138
2.George Caster - PHA130
3.Sid Hudson - WS1128
4.Chubby Dean - PHA117
5.Elden Auker - SLA116
6.Dutch Leonard - WS1112
7.Bob Harris - SLA106
8.Nels Potter - PHA99
9.Johnny Rigney - CHA97
10.Jim Bagby - BOS96
Losses
1.George Caster - PHA19
Dutch Leonard - WS119
3.Johnny Rigney - CHA18
4.Vern Kennedy - SLA17
Ken Chase - WS117
6.Jim Bagby - BOS16
Sid Hudson - WS116
8.Bob Harris - SLA15
9.Nels Potter - PHA14
10.Ed Heusser - PHA13
Walt Masterson - WS113
Thornton Lee - CHA13
Johnny Babich - PHA13
Chubby Dean - PHA13
Wild Pitches
1.Ken Chase - WS112
Porter Vaughan - PHA12
3.Dutch Leonard - WS110
Nels Potter - PHA10
5.Johnny Niggeling - SLA8
Bob Feller - CLE8
Bob Harris - SLA8
8.Joe Dobson - CLE7
Joe Krakauskas - WS17
10.Sid Hudson - WS16
Ted Lyons - CHA6
Lefty Mills - SLA6
Jack Wilson - BOS6
Hit Batters
1.Spud Chandler - NYA6
Al Smith - CLE6
3.Johnny Niggeling - SLA5
Ken Chase - WS15
Bob Feller - CLE5
Mel Harder - CLE5
Herb Hash - BOS5
8.Emerson Dickman - BOS4
Johnny Gorsica - DET4
10.Elden Auker - SLA3
Johnny Allen - CLE3
Herman Besse - PHA3
George Caster - PHA3
Bob Harris - SLA3
Sid Hudson - WS13
Vern Kennedy - SLA3
Bobo Newsom - DET3
Red Ruffing - NYA3
Joe Heving - BOS3
Walt Masterson - WS13
Lefty Mills - SLA3
Rene Monteagudo - WS13
Mike Naymick - CLE3
Eddie Smith - CHA3
Dizzy Trout - DET3
Porter Vaughan - PHA3
Jack Wilson - BOS3
Balks
1.Atley Donald - NYA2
Bobo Newsom - DET2
Nels Potter - PHA2
Porter Vaughan - PHA2
5.Al Smith - CLE1
Elden Auker - SLA1
Tiny Bonham - NYA1
George Caster - PHA1
Ken Chase - WS11
Denny Galehouse - BOS1
Johnny Gorsica - DET1
Willis Hudlin - CLE1
Sid Hudson - WS11
Fred Hutchinson - DET1
Vern Kennedy - SLA1
Jack Knott - CHA1
Roxie Lawson - SLA1
Thornton Lee - CHA1
Dutch Leonard - WS11
Rene Monteagudo - WS11
Hal Newhouser - DET1
Batters Faced
1.Bob Feller - CLE1304
2.Dutch Leonard - WS11245
3.Elden Auker - SLA1176
4.Ken Chase - WS11165
5.Johnny Rigney - CHA1152
6.Bobo Newsom - DET1101
7.Sid Hudson - WS11090
8.Al Milnar - CLE1049
9.Vern Kennedy - SLA1020
10.Johnny Babich - PHA988


Awards
MVP - Hank Greenberg
Triple Crown - Bob Feller

AL All Stars
Luke Appling
Lou Boudreau
Tommy Bridges
Doc Cramer
Bill Dickey
Joe DiMaggio
Bob Feller
Lou Finney
Jimmie Foxx
Joe Gordon
Hank Greenberg
Frankie Hayes
Rollie Hemsley
Bob Johnson
Charlie Keller
Ken Keltner
Dutch Leonard
Ray Mack
George McQuinn
Al Milnar
Bobo Newsom
Monte Pearson
Red Rolfe
Red Ruffing
Cecil Travis
Ted Williams

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