1941 Major League Baseball Season
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1941 Major League Baseball Season

1941 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 14 - October 6, 1941
Regular season
Season championsAL: New York Yankees
NL: Brooklyn Dodgers
Season MVPAL: Joe DiMaggio (NYY)
NL: Dolph Camilli (BKN)
World Series
ChampionsNew York Yankees
  Runners-upBrooklyn Dodgers
MLB seasons

The 1941 Major League Baseball season included the New York Yankees defeating the Brooklyn Dodgers in the World Series, Ted Williams batting .406, and Joe DiMaggio having a 56-game hitting streak; it has been called the "best baseball season ever".[1]

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Ted Williams BSR .406 Pete Reiser BKN .343
HR Ted Williams BSR 37 Dolph Camilli BKN 34
RBI Joe DiMaggio NYY 125 Dolph Camilli BKN 120
Wins Bob Feller CLE 25 Kirby Higbe BKN
Whit Wyatt BKN
22
ERA Thornton Lee CHW 2.37 Elmer Riddle CIN 2.24
SO Bob Feller CLE 260 Johnny Vander Meer CIN 202
SV Johnny Murphy NYY 15 Jumbo Brown NYG 8
SB George Case WSH 33 Danny Murtaugh PHP 18

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 101 53 0.656 -- 51-26 50-27
Boston Red Sox 84 70 0.545 17 47-30 37-40
Chicago White Sox 77 77 0.500 24 38-39 39-38
Cleveland Indians 75 79 0.487 26 42-35 33-44
Detroit Tigers 75 79 0.487 26 43-34 32-45
St. Louis Browns 70 84 0.455 31 40-37 30-47
Washington Senators 70 84 0.455 31 40-37 30-47
Philadelphia Athletics 64 90 0.416 37 36-41 28-49


National League final standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Dodgers 100 54 0.649 -- 52-25 48-29
St. Louis Cardinals 97 56 0.634 53-24 44-32
Cincinnati Reds 88 66 0.571 12 45-34 43-32
Pittsburgh Pirates 81 73 0.526 19 45-32 36-41
New York Giants 74 79 0.484 25½ 38-39 36-40
Chicago Cubs 70 84 0.455 30 38-39 32-45
Boston Braves 62 92 0.403 38 32-44 30-48
Philadelphia Phillies 43 111 0.279 57 23-52 20-59

Managers

American League

National League

References

  1. ^ Creamer, Robert (1991). Baseball in '41: A Celebration of the "Best Baseball Season Ever". Viking Press. ISBN 0670833746.

Further reading

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