1942 Major League Baseball Season
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1942 Major League Baseball Season

1942 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 14 - October 5, 1942
Regular season
Season championsAL: New York Yankees
NL: St. Louis Cardinals
Season MVPAL: Joe Gordon (NYY)
NL: Mort Cooper (SLC)
World Series
ChampionsSt. Louis Cardinals
  Runners-upNew York Yankees
MLB seasons

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

Awards and honors

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
New York Yankees 103 51 0.669 -- 58-19 45-32
Boston Red Sox 93 59 0.612 9 53-24 40-35
St. Louis Browns 82 69 0.543 19½ 40-37 42-32
Cleveland Indians 75 79 0.487 28 39-39 36-40
Detroit Tigers 73 81 0.474 30 43-34 30-47
Chicago White Sox 66 82 0.446 34 35-35 31-47
Washington Senators 62 89 0.411 39½ 35-42 27-47
Philadelphia Athletics 55 99 0.357 48 25-51 30-48


National League final standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 106 48 0.688 -- 60-17 46-31
Brooklyn Dodgers 104 50 0.675 2 57-22 47-28
New York Giants 85 67 0.559 20 47-31 38-36
Cincinnati Reds 76 76 0.500 29 38-39 38-37
Pittsburgh Pirates 66 81 0.449 36½ 41-34 25-47
Chicago Cubs 68 86 0.442 38 36-41 32-45
Boston Braves 59 89 0.399 44 33-36 26-53
Philadelphia Phillies 42 109 0.278 62½ 23-51 19-58

Managers

American League

National League

Feats

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

References

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

External links



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