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The 1941 season of the American League was the forty-first season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB RS (RS/G) RA (RA/G) AVG OBP SLG ERA FPCT
1 New York Yankees 156 101 53 2 .647 -.- 830 (5.32) 631 (4.04) 0.269 0.343 0.419 3.53 0.973
2 Boston Red Sox 155 84 70 1 .542 17.0 865 (5.58) 750 (4.84) 0.283 0.364 0.430 4.19 0.972
3 Chicago White Sox 156 77 77 2 .494 24.0 638 (4.09) 649 (4.16) 0.255 0.319 0.343 3.52 0.971
4 Detroit Tigers 155 75 79 1 .484 26.0 686 (4.43) 743 (4.79) 0.263 0.337 0.375 4.18 0.969
5 Cleveland Indians 155 75 79 1 .484 26.0 677 (4.37) 668 (4.31) 0.256 0.321 0.393 3.90 0.976
6 Washington Senators 156 70 84 2 .449 31.0 728 (4.67) 798 (5.12) 0.272 0.329 0.376 4.35 0.969
7 St. Louis Browns 157 70 84 3 .446 31.0 765 (4.87) 823 (5.24) 0.266 0.358 0.390 4.72 0.975
8 Philadelphia Athletics 154 64 90 0 .416 37.0 713 (4.63) 840 (5.45) 0.268 0.339 0.387 4.83 0.967

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Joe Gordon New York Yankees 156
At Bats Doc Cramer Washington Senators 660
Runs Scored Ted Williams Boston Red Sox 135
Hits Cecil Travis Washington Senators 218
Doubles Lou Boudreau Cleveland Indians 45
Triples Jeff Heath Cleveland Indians 20
Home Runs Ted Williams Boston Red Sox 37
Total Bases Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees 348
Runs Batted In Joe DiMaggio New York Yankees 125
Stolen Bases George Case Washington Senators 33
Caught Stealing Jeff Heath Cleveland Indians 12
Walks Ted Williams Boston Red Sox 147
Hit by Pitch Dom DiMaggio Boston Red Sox 7
Strikeouts Jimmie Foxx Boston Red Sox 103
Sacrifice Hits Lou Boudreau
Joe Cronin
Bob Harris
Cleveland Indians
Boston Red Sox
St. Louis Browns
14
Grounded into Double Plays Frankie Hayes
Pete Suder
Philadelphia Athletics
Philadelphia Athletics
23
Batting Average Ted Williams Boston Red Sox 0.406
On-Base Percentage Ted Williams Boston Red Sox '0.553
Slugging Percentage Ted Williams Boston Red Sox 0.735
On-Base plus Slugging Ted Williams Boston Red Sox 1.288
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Ted Williams Boston Red Sox 235

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Bob Feller Cleveland Indians 25
Losses Bobo Newsom Detroit Tigers 20
Win-Loss Percentage Lefty Gomez New York Yankees 0.750
Appearances Bob Feller Cleveland Indians 44
Games Started Bob Feller Cleveland Indians 40
Complete Games Thornton Lee Chicago White Sox 30
Shutouts Bob Feller Cleveland Indians 6
Games Finished Johnny Murphy New York Yankees 31
Saves Johnny Murphy New York Yankees 15
Innings Pitched Bob Feller Cleveland Indians 343.0
Batters Faced Bob Feller Cleveland Indians 1466
Hits Allowed Bob Feller Cleveland Indians 284
Home Runs Allowed Johnny Rigney Chicago White Sox 21
Base-on-Balls Allowed Bob Feller Cleveland Indians 194
Hit Batsmen Dick Newsome Boston Red Sox 7
Strikeouts Bob Feller Cleveland Indians 260
Wild Pitches Phil Marchildon Philadelphia Athletics 12
Balks Phil Marchildon Philadelphia Athletics 3
Runs Allowed Elden Auker St. Louis Browns 150
Earned Runs Allowed Elden Auker St. Louis Browns 132
Earned Run Average Thornton Lee Chicago White Sox 2.37
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Thornton Lee Chicago White Sox 1.165

[edit] All-Star Game

The American League won the ninth midsummer classic at Briggs Stadium in Detroit, MI on Tuesday, July 8, 1941 by a score of 7 to 5. The league's manager was Del Baker.

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the American League champion New York Yankees defeated the National League's Brooklyn Dodgers, 4 games to 1.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Joe DiMaggio, an outfielder with the New York Yankees. In the award's voting, he had 291 out of a possible 336 points and 15 first place votes.


[edit] Hall of Fame Game

The second annual Hall of Fame Game was played on June 13 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the American League's Cleveland Indians defeated the Cincinnati Reds of the National League by a score of 2 to 1. The game was stopped by rain after six innings.

[edit] Notable events

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