1938 Major League Baseball season

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This article is about the 1938 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1938 in baseball.

The 1938 Major League Baseball season.

Statistical leaders[edit]

Hank Greenberg, Hall of Famer and 2-time MVP
  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Jimmie Foxx BOS .349 Ernie Lombardi CIN .342
HR Hank Greenberg DET 58 Mel Ott NYG 36
RBI Jimmie Foxx BOS 175 Joe Medwick STL 122
Wins Red Ruffing NYY 21 Bill Lee CHC 22
ERA Lefty Grove BOS 3.08 Bill Lee CHC 2.66
SO Bob Feller CLE 240 Clay Bryant CHC 135
SV Johnny Murphy NYY 11 Dick Coffman NYG 12
SB Frankie Crosetti NYY 27 Stan Hack CHC 16

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

American League final standings[edit]

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st New York Yankees 99   53 .651     –
2nd Boston Red Sox 88   61 .591   9.5
3rd Cleveland Indians 86   66 .566   13.0
4th Detroit Tigers 84   70 .545   16.0
5th Washington Senators 75   76 .497   23.5
6th Chicago White Sox 65   83 .439   32.0
7th St. Louis Browns 55   97 .362   44.0
8th Philadelphia Athletics 53   99 .349   46.0

National League final standings[edit]

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Chicago Cubs 89   63 .586     –
2nd Pittsburgh Pirates 86   64 .573   2.0
3rd New York Giants 83   67 .553   5.0
4th Cincinnati Reds 82   68 .547   6.0
5th Boston Bees 77   75 .507   12.0
6th St. Louis Cardinals 71   80 .470   17.5
7th Brooklyn Dodgers 69   80 .463   18.5
8th Philadelphia Phillies 45   105 .300   43.0

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