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1938 American League

1938 > Class Major League > League History
Overall: 613 games, 8 teams, approx. 153 games in season
Attendance: 130,417 (212/game)
Other Years: 1937 / 1939
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1937 / 1939

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1937 / 1939

League Standings

Regular Season

154 games
Tm W L W-L% GB
New York Yankees 99 53 .651 --
Boston Red Sox 88 61 .591 9.5
Cleveland Indians 86 66 .566 13
Detroit Tigers 84 70 .545 16
Washington Senators 75 76 .497 23.5
Chicago White Sox 65 83 .439 32
St. Louis Browns 55 97 .362 44
Philadelphia Athletics 53 99 .349 46

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
New York Yankees NYY 28.3 6.15 157 6259 5410 966 1480 283 63 174 917 91 28 749 616 .274 .366 .446 .812 2411 39 61
Boston Red Sox BOS 28.5 6.01 150 6004 5229 902 1566 298 56 98 860 55 51 650 463 .299 .378 .434 .812 2270 13 112
Detroit Tigers DET 28.1 5.56 155 6060 5270 862 1434 219 52 137 804 76 41 693 581 .272 .359 .411 .770 2168 22 75
Cleveland Indians CLE 27.8 5.54 153 6000 5356 847 1506 300 89 113 797 83 36 550 605 .281 .350 .434 .784 2323 16 78
Washington Senators WSH 28.5 5.36 152 6158 5474 814 1602 278 72 85 767 65 37 573 379 .293 .362 .416 .778 2279 18 93
St. Louis Browns SLB 27.9 4.84 156 6049 5333 755 1498 273 36 92 713 51 40 590 528 .281 .355 .397 .752 2119 20 106
Chicago White Sox CHW 30.2 4.76 149 5805 5199 709 1439 239 55 67 657 56 39 514 489 .277 .343 .383 .726 1989 14 78
Philadelphia Athletics PHA 26.6 4.71 154 5934 5229 726 1410 243 62 98 686 65 53 605 590 .270 .348 .396 .744 2071 22 78
League Totals 28.2 5.37 1226 48269 42500 6581 11935 2133 485 864 6201 542 325 4924 4251 .281 .358 .415 .773 17630 164 681

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
New York Yankees NYY 30.1 4.52 99 53 .651 3.91 157 157 66 91 11 13 1382.0 1436 710 601 85 566 567 8 4 28 6007 1.449 9.4 0.6 3.7 3.7 1.00
Boston Red Sox BOS 28.3 5.01 88 61 .591 4.46 150 150 83 67 10 15 1316.1 1472 751 652 102 528 484 20 4 20 5866 1.519 10.1 0.7 3.6 3.3 0.92
Chicago White Sox CHW 29.3 5.05 65 83 .439 4.36 149 149 66 83 5 9 1316.1 1449 752 638 101 550 432 19 3 23 5865 1.519 9.9 0.7 3.8 3.0 0.79
Cleveland Indians CLE 27.8 5.11 86 66 .566 4.60 153 153 85 68 5 17 1353.0 1416 782 691 100 681 717 30 2 28 6049 1.550 9.4 0.7 4.5 4.8 1.05
Detroit Tigers DET 27.8 5.13 84 70 .545 4.79 155 155 80 75 3 11 1348.1 1532 795 717 110 608 435 14 3 22 6056 1.587 10.2 0.7 4.1 2.9 0.72
Washington Senators WSH 29.3 5.74 75 76 .497 4.94 152 152 93 59 6 11 1360.1 1472 873 746 92 655 515 29 3 47 6115 1.564 9.7 0.6 4.3 3.4 0.79
St. Louis Browns SLB 29.7 6.17 55 97 .362 5.80 156 156 85 71 3 7 1344.2 1584 962 867 132 737 632 26 3 27 6222 1.726 10.6 0.9 4.9 4.2 0.86
Philadelphia Athletics PHA 27.0 6.21 53 99 .349 5.48 154 154 98 56 4 12 1324.0 1573 956 806 142 599 473 18 4 28 6085 1.640 10.7 1.0 4.1 3.2 0.79
League Totals 28.7 5.37 605 605 .500 4.79 1226 1226 656 570 47 95 10745.0 11934 6581 5718 864 4924 4255 164 26 223 48265 1.569 10.0 0.7 4.1 3.6 0.86

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Detroit Tigers DET 155 4045 1847 147 172 .976 15 48 35 42% Del Baker and Mickey Cochrane
St. Louis Browns SLB 156 4034 1584 145 163 .975 10 89 49 36% 130,417 Gabby Street and Ski Melillo
Cleveland Indians CLE 153 4059 1629 151 145 .974 11 82 49 37% Ossie Vitt
New York Yankees NYY 157 4146 1899 169 177 .973 11 52 37 42% Joe McCarthy
Washington Senators WSH 152 4081 1771 180 179 .970 13 64 39 38% Bucky Harris
Boston Red Sox BOS 150 3949 1718 190 172 .968 7 63 35 36% Joe Cronin
Chicago White Sox CHW 149 3949 1765 196 155 .967 10 57 42 42% Jimmy Dykes
Philadelphia Athletics PHA 154 3972 1638 206 119 .965 15 87 39 31% Connie Mack
League Totals 1226 32235 13851 1384 1282 .971 92 542 325 37% 130,417