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1939 American League Awards, All-Stars and Other Leaders

League Awards

Batting stats are G BA/OBP/SLG Pitching stats are W-L ERA, SO.

Award-Winners Complete Voting Results

Most Valuable Player Award

Joe DiMaggio
NYY 120 G .381/.448/.671
Batting Champion
  (highest BA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Joe DiMaggio
NYY 120 G .381/.448/.671
ERA Pitching Champion
  (lowest ERA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Lefty Grove
BOS 15-4, 2.54, 81 SO

League All-Stars

All Star Directory · (* - indicates they played)
Box Score and Play-by-Play

P. Red Ruffing (NYY)
C. Bill Dickey (NYY)
1B. Hank Greenberg (DET)
2B. Joe Gordon (NYY)
3B. Red Rolfe (NYY)
SS. Joe Cronin (BOS)
LF. George Selkirk (NYY)
CF. Joe DiMaggio (NYY)
RF. Doc Cramer (BOS)

Luke Appling (CHW)
Tommy Bridges* (DET)
George Case (WSH)
Frankie Crosetti (NYY)
Bob Feller* (CLE)
Jimmie Foxx (BOS)
Lou Gehrig (NYY)
Lefty Gomez (NYY)
Lefty Grove (BOS)
Frankie Hayes (PHA)
Rollie Hemsley (CLE)
Myril Hoag* (SLB)
Bob Johnson (PHA)
Ted Lyons (CHW)
George McQuinn (SLB)
Johnny Murphy (NYY)
Bobo Newsom (DET)

AL Other Leaders

Glossary · Hold mouse over statistic name to see description

For batting rate stats, generally a minimum of 3.1 Plate Appearances/G, 1.0 IP/G, 0.67 Gm and Chances/Team Game (fielding), 0.2 SB att/Team Game (catchers), and 0.1 SB att/Team Game (baserunners only since 1951), and 0.1 decision/G for single-season leaderboards generally needed for rate statistics. For pitcher fielding the minimums are reduced by a third. For LF, CF, RF fielding stats, we only have reliable data since 1954, so all leaders are since 1954. Explanation of min. requirements