1942 Major League Baseball season

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The 1942 Major League Baseball season saw the St. Louis Cardinals defeat the New York Yankees in the World Series.

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

American League final standings[edit]

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st New York Yankees 103   51 .669    --
2nd Boston Red Sox 93   59 .565   9
3rd St. Louis Browns 82   69 .543   19.5
4th Cleveland Indians 75   79 .487   28
5th Detroit Tigers 73   81 .474 30
6th Chicago White Sox 66   82 .446 34
7th Washington Senators 62 89 .411 39.5
8th Philadelphia Athletics 55 99 .357 48.0

National League final standings[edit]

National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st St. Louis Cardinals 106   48 .688    --
2nd Brooklyn Dodgers 104   50 .675   2
3rd New York Giants 85   67 .559   20
4th Cincinnati Reds 76   76 .500   29
5th Pittsburgh Pirates 66   81 .449 36.5
6th Chicago Cubs 68   86 .442 38.0
7th Boston Braves 59 89 .399 44.0
8th Philadelphia Phillies 42 109 .278 62.5

Feats[edit]

The Philadelphia Athletics set a record for the fewest runs batted in during a season, with only 354.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Runs Batted In – Single Season RBI Records". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved June 6, 2012. 


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