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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]

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

Awards and honorsEdit

Statistical leadersEdit

  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 standingsEdit

American League final standingsEdit

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st New York Yankees 101   53 .656    --
2nd Boston Red Sox 84   70 .545   17.0
3rd Chicago White Sox 77   77 .500   24.0
4th Detroit Tigers 75   79 .487   26.0
4th Cleveland Indians 75   79 .487   26.0
6th Washington Senators 70   84 .455   31.0
6th St. Louis Browns 70   84 .455   31
8th Philadelphia Athletics 64   90 .416   37.0

National League final standingsEdit

National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Brooklyn Dodgers 100   54 .649    --
2nd St. Louis Cardinals 97   56 .634   2.5
3rd Cincinnati Reds 88   66 .571   12.0
4th Pittsburgh Pirates 81   73 .526   19.0
5th New York Giants 74   79 .484   25.5
6th Chicago Cubs 70   84 .455   30.0
7th Boston Braves 62   92 .403   38.0
8th Philadelphia Phillies 43   111 .279   57.0

ManagersEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Further readingEdit

External linksEdit