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1940 in the Negro Leagues


Contents

[edit] Standings

BOLD indicates League Champion

[edit] Negro National League

Source: The Negro Leagues Book by Dick Clark and Larry Lester
Rank Team G W L WPCT
1 Homestead Grays 41 28 13 .683
2 Baltimore Elite Giants 39 25 14 .641
3 Newark Eagles 42 25 17 .595
4 New York Cubans 31 12 19 .387
5 Philadelphia Stars 47 16 31 .340
6 New York Black Yankees 32 10 22 .313

[edit] Negro American League

Source: The Negro Leagues Book by Dick Clark and Larry Lester
Rank Team G W L WPCT
1 Kansas City Monarchs 19 12 7 .632
2 Birmingham Black Barons 18 9 9 .500
3 Memphis Red Sox 24 12 12 .500
4 Cleveland Bears 20 10 10 .500
5 Chicago American Giants 24 9 15 .375
6 Indianapolis Crawfords 8 3 5 .375

[edit] Independent Teams

Source: Teams list from The Negro Leagues Book by Dick Clark and Larry Lester; records are from The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues, John Holway

[edit] Leading Players

[edit] Batters

[edit] Pitchers

[edit] Postseason

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