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1938 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1New York Yankees*1529953.651--Joe McCarthy$0-Steve Sundra (1.61)
    2Boston Red Sox1498861.5919.5Joe Cronin$0-Emerson Dickman (1.64)
    3Cleveland Indians1528666.56613.0Ossie Vitt$0-Earl Whitehill (1.69)
    4Detroit Tigers1548470.54516.0Del Baker, Mickey Cochrane$0-Roxie Lawson (1.86)
    5Washington Senators I1517576.49723.5Bucky Harris$0-Jimmie DeShong (1.85)
    6Chicago White Sox1486583.43932.0Jimmy Dykes$0-John Whitehead (1.63)
    7St. Louis Browns1525597.36244.0Ski Melillo, Gabby Street$0-Jim Walkup (1.91)
    8Philadelphia Athletics1525399.34946.0Connie Mack$0-Al Williams (1.95)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    New York YankeesWon World Series (Cubs)
    1938 American League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Boston Red Sox8861149522990215662985698860555164946213112 .299.377.4348112270
    Chicago White Sox658314851997091439239556765756395154891478 .277.342.3837251989
    Cleveland Indians8666152535684715063008911379983365516061678 .281.348.4347822323
    Detroit Tigers8470154527086214342195213780476416935792275 .272.357.4117682168
    New York Yankees9953152541096614802836317491891287496173961 .274.362.4468082411
    Philadelphia Athletics539915252297261410243629868665536055902278 .270.345.3967412071
    St. Louis Browns55971525333755149827336927135140589525201060.281.352.3977492119
    Washington Senators I757615154748141602278728576865375733741893 .293.360.4167762279
    1938 American League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Boston Red Sox88614.461496791513161566902652986494621.6810.710.674.443.16
    Chicago White Sox65834.36148835913161439709638675154891.489.840.463.523.34
    Cleveland Indians86664.6015268517135315068476911135516061.5210.020.753.674.03
    Detroit Tigers84704.7915475311134814348627171376935791.589.570.914.633.86
    New York Yankees99533.91152911113138214809666011747496171.619.641.134.884.02
    Philadelphia Athletics53995.481525631213241410726806986055901.529.580.674.114.01
    St. Louis Browns55975.80152713713451498755867925895251.5510.030.623.943.51
    Washington Senators I75764.941515961113601602814746855733741.6010.600.563.792.47


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