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1940 National 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

Frank McCormick
CIN 155 G .309/.367/.482
Batting Champion
  (highest BA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Debs Garms
PIT 103 G .355/.395/.500
ERA Pitching Champion
  (lowest ERA as recognized at time) (List of Winners)
Bucky Walters
CIN 22-10, 2.48, 115 SO

League All-Stars

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

Starters
P. Paul Derringer (CIN)
C. Ernie Lombardi (CIN)
1B. Johnny Mize (STL)
2B. Billy Herman (CHC)
3B. Cookie Lavagetto (BRO)
SS. Arky Vaughan (PIT)
LF. Joe Medwick (BRO)
CF. Terry Moore (STL)
RF. Max West (BSN)

 
Pete Coscarart* (BRO)
Harry Danning* (NYG)
Leo Durocher (BRO)
Larry French* (CHC)
Kirby Higbe (PHI)
Carl Hubbell* (NYG)
Billy Jurges (NYG)
Hank Leiber (CHC)
Pinky May* (PHI)
 
Frank McCormick* (CIN)
Eddie Miller* (BSN)
Jo-Jo Moore* (NYG)
Hugh Mulcahy (PHI)
Bill Nicholson* (CHC)
Mel Ott* (NYG)
Babe Phelps* (BRO)
Bucky Walters* (CIN)
Whit Wyatt* (BRO)
 

NL 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