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The 1940 League Leaders

The 1940 League Leaders

Year
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NL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
156 Vaughan PIT               689 Vaughan PIT               618 F. McCormick CIN          
155 F. McCormick CIN          686 Hack CHI                  603 Hack CHI                  
155 Mize STL                  676 F. McCormick CIN          594 Vaughan PIT               
151 Miller BOS                666 Mize STL                  584 Werber CIN                
151 Ott NY                                                                                

R                             H                             2B                            
113 Vaughan PIT               191 Hack CHI                  44  F. McCormick CIN          
111 Mize STL                  191 F. McCormick CIN          40  Vaughan PIT               
105 Werber CIN                182 Mize STL                  39  Gleeson CHI               
102 Frey CIN                  178 Vaughan PIT               38  Hack CHI                  

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
15  Vaughan PIT               43  Mize STL                  137 Mize STL                  
14  Ross BOS                  25  Nicholson CHI             127 F. McCormick CIN          
13  Camilli BRO               24  Rizzo PIT-CIN-PHI         116 Van Robays PIT            
13  Mize STL                  23  Camilli BRO               104 Fletcher PIT              
13  Slaughter STL                                                                         

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
119 Fletcher PIT              127 Ross BOS                  9   Fletcher PIT              
100 Ott NY                    90  Orengo STL                8   Werber CIN                
89  Camilli BRO               83  Camilli BRO               7   Lombardi CIN              
88  Vaughan PIT               83  DiMaggio CIN-PIT          7   Moore NY                  

SH                            SB                            GDP                           
20  M. McCormick CIN          22  Frey CIN                  23  F. McCormick CIN          
20  Schulte PHI               21  Hack CHI                  19  Medwick STL-BRO           
17  Frey CIN                  18  Moore STL                 18  Danning NY                
16  Demaree NY                16  Werber CIN                18  Lombardi CIN              
16  Orengo STL                                                                            

BAVG                          OBP                           SLG                           
.317 Hack CHI                 .418 Fletcher PIT             .636 Mize STL                 
.314 Mize STL                 .407 Ott NY                   .534 Nicholson CHI            
.313 Gleeson CHI              .404 Mize STL                 .529 Camilli BRO              
.309 F. McCormick CIN         .397 Camilli BRO              .504 Slaughter STL            

Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       Low SLG                       
.222 Bragan PHI               .265 Bragan PHI               .293 Hassett BOS              
.234 Hassett BOS              .273 Hassett BOS              .294 Schulte PHI              
.236 Schulte PHI              .288 Schulte PHI              .300 Bragan PHI               
.237 Coscarart BRO            .297 Mahan PHI                .318 Mahan PHI                

BFW                           
5.1 Vaughan PIT               
4.5 Hack CHI                  
3.6 Mize STL                  
3.4 Miller BOS                

AL Batting
G                             PA                            AB                            
155 Boudreau CLE              720 Case WAS                  661 Cramer BOS                
155 Dahlgren NY               712 Cramer BOS                656 Case WAS                  
155 Gordon NY                 706 Boudreau CLE              627 Boudreau CLE              
155 Kuhel CHI                 703 Kuhel CHI                 616 Gordon NY                 
155 York DET                                                                              

R                             H                             2B                            
134 Williams BOS              200 Cramer BOS                50  Greenberg DET             
129 Greenberg DET             200 McCosky DET               46  Boudreau CLE              
123 McCosky DET               200 Radcliff STL              46  York DET                  
112 Gordon NY                 197 Appling CHI               43  Williams BOS              

3B                            HR                            RBI                           
19  McCosky DET               41  Greenberg DET             150 Greenberg DET             
15  Finney BOS                36  Foxx BOS                  134 York DET                  
15  Keller NY                 33  York DET                  133 DiMaggio NY               
14  Williams BOS              31  DiMaggio NY               119 Foxx BOS                  
                              31  Johnson PHI                                             

BB                            SO                            HBP                           
106 Keller NY                 96  S. Chapman PHI            10  Crosetti NY               
104 Clift STL                 88  York DET                  5   Bartell DET               
101 Foxx BOS                  87  Foxx BOS                  5   Case WAS                  
101 Gehringer DET             77  Crosetti NY               5   Dahlgren NY               
                              77  Mack CLE                                                

SH                            SB                            CS                            
21  Kreevich CHI              35  Case WAS                  10  Case WAS                  
14  Cramer BOS                21  Walker WAS                10  Lewis WAS                 
13  Cronin BOS                18  Gordon NY                 10  Tabor BOS                 
12  Rigney CHI                15  Kreevich CHI              10  Tresh CHI                 
                              15  Lewis WAS                                               

GDP                           BAVG                          OBP                           
23  Boudreau CLE              .352 DiMaggio NY              .442 Williams BOS             
20  Dahlgren NY               .348 Appling CHI              .433 Greenberg DET            
20  Johnson PHI               .344 Williams BOS             .428 Gehringer DET            
19  Chapman CLE               .342 Radcliff STL             .425 DiMaggio NY              

SLG                           Low BAVG                      Low OBP                       
.670 Greenberg DET            .194 Crosetti NY              .272 Bloodworth WAS           
.626 DiMaggio NY              .233 Bartell DET              .295 Heffner STL              
.594 Williams BOS             .236 Heffner STL              .299 Crosetti NY              
.583 York DET                 .245 Bloodworth WAS           .301 Berardino STL            

Low SLG                       BFW                           
.273 Crosetti NY              4.5 DiMaggio NY               
.310 Heffner STL              4.5 Greenberg DET             
.315 Kennedy CHI              4.0 Williams BOS              
.330 Bartell DET              3.8 Gordon NY                 

NL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
54  Shoun STL                 37  Derringer CIN             29  Walters CIN               
48  Brown PIT                 36  Higbe PHI                 26  Derringer CIN             
46  Passeau CHI               36  Mulcahy PHI               21  Mulcahy PHI               
44  Casey BRO                 36  Walters CIN               20  Higbe PHI                 
                                                            20  Passeau CHI               

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
5   Salvo BOS                 27  Beggs CIN                 7   Beggs CIN                 
5   Wyatt BRO                 23  Brown NY                  7   Brown PIT                 
4   4 players                 22  Shoun STL                 7   Brown NY                  
                              21  Brown PIT                 5   Passeau CHI               
                                                            5   Shoun STL                 

W                             L                             IP                            
22  Walters CIN               22  Mulcahy PHI               305   Walters CIN             
20  Derringer CIN             19  Higbe PHI                 296.2 Derringer CIN           
20  Passeau CHI               17  Lee CHI                   283   Higbe PHI               
16  5 players                 17  Posedel BOS               280.2 Passeau CHI             

H                             HR                            R                             
283 Mulcahy PHI               22  Hubbell NY                141 Mulcahy PHI               
280 Derringer CIN             19  Lohrman NY                129 Lee CHI                   
263 Posedel BOS               19  Walters CIN               126 Higbe PHI                 
259 Passeau CHI               19  Wyatt BRO                 118 Posedel BOS               

ER                            BB                            SO                            
118 Lee CHI                   121 Higbe PHI                 137 Higbe PHI                 
117 Higbe PHI                 96  McGee STL                 124 Passeau CHI               
112 Mulcahy PHI               96  Schumacher NY             124 Wyatt BRO                 
107 Posedel BOS               96  Thompson CIN              123 Schumacher NY             

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
10  Doyle BRO-STL             9   Higbe PHI                 2   6 players                 
9   Beck PHI                  9   McGee STL                                               
8   Strincevich BOS           8   Gumbert NY                                              
8   Sullivan BOS              7   Heintzelman PIT                                         

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.48 Walters CIN              5.03 Lee CHI                  5.1 Passeau CHI               
2.50 Passeau CHI              4.91 Melton NY                4.7 Walters CIN               
2.80 Sewell PIT               4.47 Heintzelman PIT          3.2 Beggs CIN                 
2.89 Turner CIN               4.46 Bowman PIT               2.5 Olsen CHI                 
                                                            2.5 Sewell PIT                

AL Pitching
G                             GS                            CG                            
43  Feller CLE                37  Feller CLE                31  Feller CLE                
42  Benton DET                35  Auker STL                 24  Lee CHI                   
41  Heusser PHI               35  Leonard WAS               23  Leonard WAS               
41  Wilson BOS                34  Chase WAS                 20  4 players                 
                              34  Newsom DET                                              

SHO                           GF                            SV                            
4   Feller CLE                36  Brown CHI                 17  Benton DET                
4   Lyons CHI                 35  Benton DET                10  Brown CHI                 
4   Milnar CLE                28  Murphy NY                 9   Murphy NY                 
3   5 players                 26  Heusser PHI               5   4 players                 

W                             L                             IP                            
27  Feller CLE                19  Caster PHI                320.1 Feller CLE              
21  Newsom DET                19  Leonard WAS               289   Leonard WAS             
18  Milnar CLE                18  Rigney CHI                280.2 Rigney CHI              
17  Hudson WAS                17  Chase WAS                 264   Newsom DET              
                              17  Kennedy STL                                             

H                             HR                            R                             
328 Leonard WAS               24  Harris STL                160 Caster PHI                
299 Auker STL                 24  Ruffing NY                149 Hudson WAS                
272 Hudson WAS                22  Rigney CHI                149 Kennedy STL               
263 Kennedy STL               21  Dean PHI                  136 Dean PHI                  
                                                            136 Leonard WAS               

ER                            BB                            SO                            
138 Kennedy STL               143 Chase WAS                 261 Feller CLE                
130 Caster PHI                122 Kennedy STL               164 Newsom DET                
128 Hudson WAS                118 Feller CLE                141 Rigney CHI                
117 Dean PHI                  100 Newsom DET                133 Bridges DET               

HBP                           WP                            BK                            
6   Chandler NY               12  Chase WAS                 2   Donald NY                 
6   Smith CLE                 12  Vaughan PHI               2   Newsom DET                
5   5 players                 10  Leonard WAS               2   Potter PHI                
                              10  Potter PHI                2   Vaughan PHI               

ERA                              High ERA                         PW                            
2.61 Feller CLE               6.61 Dean PHI                 6.8 Feller CLE                
2.83 Newsom DET               6.56 Caster PHI               4.1 Rigney CHI                
3.11 Rigney CHI               5.59 Kennedy STL              3.9 Newsom DET                
3.21 Smith CHI                5.08 Wilson BOS               3.1 Rowe DET                  

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References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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