1943 Major League Baseball season

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This article is about the 1943 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1943 in baseball.

The 1943 Major League Baseball season, saw the New York Yankees defeat the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1943 World Series.

In order to conserve rail transport during World War II, the 1943 Spring training was limited to an area east of the Mississippi River and north of the Ohio River. The Chicago White Sox held camp in French Lick, Indiana, the Washington Senators in College Park, Maryland, and the New York Yankees in Asbury Park, New Jersey.[1]

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

American League final standings[edit]

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st New York Yankees 98   56 .636    --
2nd Washington Senators 84   69 .549   13.5
3rd Cleveland Indians 82   71 .536   15.5
3rd Chicago White Sox 82   72 .532   16.0
5th Detroit Tigers 78   76 .506   20.0
6th St. Louis Browns 72   80 .474   25.0
7th Boston Red Sox 68   84 .461   29.0
8th Philadelphia Athletics 49   105 .318   49.0

National League final standings[edit]

National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st St. Louis Cardinals 105   49 .682    --
2nd Cincinnati Reds 87   67 .565   18.0
3rd Brooklyn Dodgers 81   72 .529   23.5
4th Pittsburgh Pirates 80   74 .519   25.0
5th Chicago Cubs 74   79 .484   30.5
6th Boston Braves 68   85 .444   36.5
7th Philadelphia Phillies 64   90 .416   41.0
8th New York Giants 55   98 .359   49.5

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Suehsdorf, A. D. (1978). The Great American Baseball Scrapbook, p. 103. Random House. ISBN 0-394-50253-1.

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