1918 Major League Baseball season

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This article is about the 1918 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1918 in baseball.

The 1918 Major League Baseball season.

Statistical leaders[edit]

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Ty Cobb DET .382 Edd Roush CIN .341
HR Babe Ruth BOS
Tillie Walker
12 Gavvy Cravath PHI 8
RBI Bobby Veach DET 78 Sherry Magee CIN 76
Wins Walter Johnson WSH 23 Claude Hendrix CHC 20
ERA Walter Johnson WSH 1.27 Hippo Vaughn CHC 1.74
SO Walter Johnson WSH 162 Hippo Vaughn CHC 148
SV George Mogridge NYY 7 Joe Oeschger PHI
Wilbur Cooper PIT
Fred Anderson NYG
Fred Toney 2TM
3
SB George Sisler SLB 45 Max Carey PIT 58

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

American League final standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 75 51 0.595 49–21 26–30
Cleveland Indians 73 54 0.575 38–22 35–32
Washington Senators 72 56 0.562 4 41–32 31–24
New York Yankees 60 63 0.488 13½ 37–29 23–34
St. Louis Browns 58 64 0.475 15 23–30 35–34
Chicago White Sox 57 67 0.460 17 30–26 27–41
Detroit Tigers 55 71 0.437 20 28–29 27–42
Philadelphia Athletics 52 76 0.406 24 35–32 17–44


National League final standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Chicago Cubs 84 45 0.651 49–25 35–20
New York Giants 71 53 0.573 10½ 35–21 36–32
Cincinnati Reds 68 60 0.531 15½ 46–24 22–36
Pittsburgh Pirates 65 60 0.520 17 42–28 23–32
Brooklyn Robins 57 69 0.452 25½ 33–21 24–48
Philadelphia Phillies 55 68 0.447 26 27–29 28–39
Boston Braves 53 71 0.427 28½ 23–29 30–42
St. Louis Cardinals 51 78 0.395 33 32–40 19–38


World Series[edit]

The Red Sox defeated the Cubs, four games to two.

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