Happy 10th birthday to the SABR/Baseball-Reference Encyclopedia. Thanks to all those who have contributed and welcome to any who wish to contribute.
From BR Bullpen
|1943 in baseball|
|1943 American League|
|<< 1942 1944 >>|
 Season summary
- 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||155||98||56||1||.632||-.-||669 (4.32)||542 (3.50)||0.256||0.334||0.376||2.93||0.974|
|2||Washington Senators||153||84||69||0||.549||13.5||666 (4.35)||595 (3.89)||0.254||0.331||0.347||3.18||0.971|
|3||Cleveland Indians||153||82||71||0||.536||15.5||600 (3.92)||577 (3.77)||0.255||0.327||0.350||3.15||0.975|
|4||Chicago White Sox||155||82||72||1||.529||16.0||573 (3.70)||594 (3.83)||0.247||0.320||0.320||3.20||0.973|
|5||Detroit Tigers||155||78||76||1||.503||20.0||632 (4.08)||560 (3.61)||0.261||0.322||0.359||3.00||0.971|
|6||St. Louis Browns||153||72||80||1||.471||25.0||596 (3.90)||604 (3.95)||0.245||0.320||0.349||3.41||0.975|
|7||Boston Red Sox||155||68||84||3||.439||29.0||563 (3.63)||607 (3.92)||0.244||0.306||0.332||3.45||0.976|
|8||Philadelphia Athletics||155||49||105||1||.316||49.0||497 (3.21)||717 (4.63)||0.232||0.291||0.297||4.05||0.973|
 League leaders
- Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record
 All-Star Game
 Award winners
The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Spud Chandler, a pitcher with the New York Yankees. In the award's voting, he had 246 out of a possible 336 points and 12 first place votes.
 Hall of Fame Game
The fourth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 19 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the American League's Chicago White Sox lost to the Brooklyn Dodgers of the National League by a score of 7 to 5.
 Notable events