1938 in baseball

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The following are the baseball events of the year 1938 throughout the world.

Contents

List of years in baseball

Champions

Major League Baseball

Other champions

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

Hank Greenberg, Hall of Famer and 2-time MVP Hank Greenberg 1937 cropped.jpg
Hank Greenberg, Hall of Famer and 2-time MVP
  American League National League
TypeNameStatNameStat
AVG Jimmie Foxx BSR.349 Ernie Lombardi CIN.342
HR Hank Greenberg DET58 Mel Ott NYG36
RBI Jimmie Foxx BSR175 Joe Medwick SLC122
Wins Red Ruffing NYY21 Bill Lee CHC22
ERA Lefty Grove BSR3.08 Bill Lee CHC2.66

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

RankClubWinsLossesWin % 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

RankClubWinsLossesWin % 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

Negro league baseball final standings

Negro American League final standings

Negro American League
ClubWinsLossesWin % GB
Kansas City Monarchs 3215.681
Memphis Red Sox 2919.604
Atlanta Black Crackers 2114.600
Chicago American Giants 2520.556
Indianapolis ABCs 419.424
Jacksonville Red Caps 34.429
Birmingham Black Barons 823.258

Negro National League final standings

Negro National League
ClubWinsLossesWin % GB
Homestead Grays 2710.730
Baltimore Elite Giants 239.7191.5
Newark Eagles 2817.6223
Pittsburgh Crawfords 2416.6004.5
Philadelphia Stars 3024.5565.5
New York Black Yankees 718.28014
Washington Black Senators 213.13314

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