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1940 National League

1940 > Class Major League > League History
Overall: 617 games, 8 teams, approx. 154 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1939 / 1941
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1939 / 1941

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1939 / 1941

League Standings

Regular Season

154 games
Tm W L W-L% GB
Cincinnati Reds 100 53 .654 --
Brooklyn Dodgers 88 65 .575 12
St. Louis Cardinals 84 69 .549 16
Pittsburgh Pirates 78 76 .506 22.5
Chicago Cubs 75 79 .487 25.5
New York Giants 72 80 .474 27.5
Boston Bees 65 87 .428 34.5
Philadelphia Phillies 50 103 .327 50

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 27.6 5.19 156 6115 5466 809 1511 276 68 76 740 69 553 494 .276 .346 .394 .740 2151 116 33 63
St. Louis Cardinals STL 27.0 4.79 156 6087 5499 747 1514 266 61 119 709 97 479 610 .275 .336 .411 .747 2259 103 21 88
Cincinnati Reds CIN 28.8 4.56 155 5986 5372 707 1427 264 38 89 649 72 453 503 .266 .327 .379 .706 2034 108 36 125
Brooklyn Dodgers BRO 28.4 4.47 156 6089 5470 697 1421 256 70 93 653 56 522 570 .260 .327 .383 .710 2096 112 20 77
Chicago Cubs CHC 28.9 4.42 154 5970 5389 681 1441 272 48 86 627 63 482 566 .267 .331 .384 .714 2067 108 29 70
New York Giants NYG 28.7 4.36 152 5900 5324 663 1423 201 46 91 614 45 453 478 .267 .329 .374 .703 1989 130 37 86
Boston Bees BSN 26.3 4.10 152 5810 5329 623 1366 219 50 59 558 48 402 581 .256 .311 .349 .660 1862 101 17 62
Philadelphia Phillies PHI 27.4 3.23 153 5673 5137 494 1225 180 35 75 459 25 435 527 .238 .300 .331 .631 1700 115 14 87
League Totals 27.9 4.39 1234 47630 42986 5421 11328 1934 416 688 5009 475 3779 4329 .264 .326 .376 .702 16158 893 207 658

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Cincinnati Reds CIN 29.6 3.41 100 53 .654 3.05 155 155 64 91 10 11 1407.2 1263 528 477 73 445 557 18 3 11 5791 1.213 8.1 0.5 2.8 3.6 1.25
Brooklyn Dodgers BRO 31.8 3.98 88 65 .575 3.50 156 156 91 65 17 14 1433.0 1366 621 557 101 393 639 31 1 15 6008 1.227 8.6 0.6 2.5 4.0 1.63
Chicago Cubs CHC 29.7 4.13 75 79 .487 3.54 154 154 85 69 12 14 1392.0 1418 636 548 74 430 564 16 2 10 5951 1.328 9.2 0.5 2.8 3.6 1.31
New York Giants NYG 30.1 4.34 72 80 .474 3.79 152 152 95 57 11 18 1360.1 1383 659 573 110 473 606 18 2 27 5840 1.364 9.1 0.7 3.1 4.0 1.28
St. Louis Cardinals STL 28.8 4.48 84 69 .549 3.83 156 156 85 71 10 15 1396.0 1457 699 594 83 488 550 24 5 35 6063 1.393 9.4 0.5 3.1 3.5 1.13
Boston Bees BSN 28.1 4.90 65 87 .428 4.36 152 152 76 76 9 8 1359.0 1444 745 658 83 573 435 35 5 24 5959 1.484 9.6 0.5 3.8 2.9 0.76
Philadelphia Phillies PHI 27.9 4.90 50 103 .327 4.40 153 153 87 66 5 8 1357.0 1429 750 663 92 475 485 26 4 36 5891 1.403 9.5 0.6 3.2 3.2 1.02
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 29.9 5.02 78 76 .506 4.36 156 156 107 49 8 24 1388.2 1569 783 673 72 492 491 32 4 28 6144 1.484 10.2 0.5 3.2 3.2 1.00
League Totals 29.5 4.39 612 612 .500 3.85 1234 1234 690 544 82 112 11093.2 11329 5421 4743 688 3769 4327 200 26 186 47647 1.361 9.2 0.6 3.1 3.5 1.15

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Cincinnati Reds CIN 155 4223 1816 117 158 .981 11 51 29 36% Bill McKechnie
New York Giants NYG 152 4081 1896 139 132 .977 9 44 49 53% Bill Terry
St. Louis Cardinals STL 156 4184 1654 174 134 .971 10 63 51 45% Mike Gonzalez, Ray Blades and Billy Southworth
Brooklyn Dodgers BRO 156 4295 1628 183 110 .970 7 52 35 40% Leo Durocher
Boston Bees BSN 152 4075 1865 184 169 .970 7 58 61 51% Casey Stengel
Philadelphia Phillies PHI 153 4074 1831 181 136 .970 12 69 43 38% Doc Prothro
Chicago Cubs CHC 154 4176 1922 199 143 .968 11 58 48 45% Gabby Hartnett
Pittsburgh Pirates PIT 156 4165 1941 217 161 .966 4 80 55 41% Frankie Frisch
League Totals 1234 33273 14553 1394 1143 .972 71 475 371 44%