Which MLB team had the longest winning streak in the 1940 season?

The Cincinnati Reds had the longest winning streak within the 1940 regular season at 11 straight games. During this streak they beat their opponents by an average of 3.8 runs. The streak started on Sep 11, 1940 and ended on Sep 21, 1940. In the playoffs, the Reds made it to the World Series where they beat the Detroit Tigers.

Were there any historic MLB winning steaks in 1940?

In the 1940 MLB season, there were no winning streaks that were in the all time top 50 winning streaks in the same season.

Longest 1940 MLB Winning Streaks

Team Winning Streak Start End Result
1 Cincinnati Reds 11 Sep 11 Sep 21 Won WS
2 Brooklyn Dodgers 9 Apr 16 Apr 30 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Cardinals 9 Aug 16 Aug 24 Missed Playoffs
4 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 Aug 2 Aug 9 Missed Playoffs
New York Giants 8 Jun 8 Jun 15 Missed Playoffs
Cleveland Indians 8 Jun 16 Jun 23 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 8 Aug 25 Sep 2 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 8 Sep 18 Sep 26 Missed Playoffs
Chicago White Sox 8 Sep 11 Sep 15 Missed Playoffs
10 Chicago White Sox 7 Jul 19 Jul 25 Missed Playoffs
Chicago Cubs 7 Jun 4 Jun 9 Missed Playoffs
Cincinnati Reds 7 Jul 20 Jul 26 Won WS
Brooklyn Dodgers 7 Jul 1 Jul 6 Missed Playoffs
Cincinnati Reds 7 Jul 4 Jul 13 Won WS
15 New York Yankees 6 Aug 9 Aug 14 Missed Playoffs
New York Giants 6 May 8 May 13 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Tigers 6 Jun 14 Jun 19 Lost WS
Pittsburgh Pirates 6 Sep 7 Sep 11 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Cardinals 6 Jun 14 Jun 18 Missed Playoffs
Boston Red Sox 6 Jun 11 Jun 16 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 6 May 26 May 30 Missed Playoffs
Boston Bees 6 Aug 28 Sep 2 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Browns 6 Jun 16 Jun 20 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 6 Aug 20 Aug 24 Missed Playoffs
Brooklyn Dodgers 6 Jun 2 Jun 7 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Cardinals 6 Jul 13 Jul 16 Missed Playoffs
Boston Red Sox 6 May 6 May 11 Missed Playoffs
28 Boston Red Sox 5 Sep 27 Sep 29 Missed Playoffs
Boston Red Sox 5 Aug 15 Aug 19 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Cardinals 5 Sep 16 Sep 19 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Browns 5 Sep 13 Sep 16 Missed Playoffs
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Aug 28 Sep 2 Missed Playoffs
Brooklyn Dodgers 5 Sep 2 Sep 6 Missed Playoffs
Brooklyn Dodgers 5 Sep 12 Sep 14 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Browns 5 Jun 8 Jun 11 Missed Playoffs
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Jul 25 Jul 28 Missed Playoffs
Chicago White Sox 5 May 20 May 24 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Tigers 5 Sep 4 Sep 8 Lost WS
Cincinnati Reds 5 May 1 May 7 Won WS
Cincinnati Reds 5 May 29 Jun 2 Won WS
Boston Red Sox 5 Jul 14 Jul 17 Missed Playoffs
Brooklyn Dodgers 5 Aug 4 Aug 9 Missed Playoffs
Cleveland Indians 5 Aug 12 Aug 16 Missed Playoffs
Chicago Cubs 5 Sep 15 Sep 21 Missed Playoffs
Brooklyn Dodgers 5 May 21 May 28 Missed Playoffs
Chicago Cubs 5 May 11 May 17 Missed Playoffs
Washington Senators 5 Jul 14 Jul 18 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Tigers 5 Jul 18 Jul 21 Lost WS
Cleveland Indians 5 Jul 20 Jul 24 Missed Playoffs
Washington Senators 5 Apr 24 Apr 28 Missed Playoffs
Team Winning Streak Start End Result
1 Cincinnati Reds 11 Sep 11 Sep 21 Won WS
2 Brooklyn Dodgers 9 Apr 16 Apr 30 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Cardinals 9 Aug 16 Aug 24 Missed Playoffs
4 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 Aug 2 Aug 9 Missed Playoffs
New York Giants 8 Jun 8 Jun 15 Missed Playoffs
Cleveland Indians 8 Jun 16 Jun 23 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 8 Aug 25 Sep 2 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 8 Sep 18 Sep 26 Missed Playoffs
Chicago White Sox 8 Sep 11 Sep 15 Missed Playoffs
10 Chicago White Sox 7 Jul 19 Jul 25 Missed Playoffs
Chicago Cubs 7 Jun 4 Jun 9 Missed Playoffs
Cincinnati Reds 7 Jul 20 Jul 26 Won WS
Brooklyn Dodgers 7 Jul 1 Jul 6 Missed Playoffs
Cincinnati Reds 7 Jul 4 Jul 13 Won WS
15 New York Yankees 6 Aug 9 Aug 14 Missed Playoffs
New York Giants 6 May 8 May 13 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Tigers 6 Jun 14 Jun 19 Lost WS
Pittsburgh Pirates 6 Sep 7 Sep 11 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Cardinals 6 Jun 14 Jun 18 Missed Playoffs
Boston Red Sox 6 Jun 11 Jun 16 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 6 May 26 May 30 Missed Playoffs
Boston Bees 6 Aug 28 Sep 2 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Browns 6 Jun 16 Jun 20 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 6 Aug 20 Aug 24 Missed Playoffs
Brooklyn Dodgers 6 Jun 2 Jun 7 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Cardinals 6 Jul 13 Jul 16 Missed Playoffs
Boston Red Sox 6 May 6 May 11 Missed Playoffs
28 Boston Red Sox 5 Sep 27 Sep 29 Missed Playoffs
Boston Red Sox 5 Aug 15 Aug 19 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Cardinals 5 Sep 16 Sep 19 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Browns 5 Sep 13 Sep 16 Missed Playoffs
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Aug 28 Sep 2 Missed Playoffs
Brooklyn Dodgers 5 Sep 2 Sep 6 Missed Playoffs
Brooklyn Dodgers 5 Sep 12 Sep 14 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Browns 5 Jun 8 Jun 11 Missed Playoffs
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Jul 25 Jul 28 Missed Playoffs
Chicago White Sox 5 May 20 May 24 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Tigers 5 Sep 4 Sep 8 Lost WS
Cincinnati Reds 5 May 1 May 7 Won WS
Cincinnati Reds 5 May 29 Jun 2 Won WS
Boston Red Sox 5 Jul 14 Jul 17 Missed Playoffs
Brooklyn Dodgers 5 Aug 4 Aug 9 Missed Playoffs
Cleveland Indians 5 Aug 12 Aug 16 Missed Playoffs
Chicago Cubs 5 Sep 15 Sep 21 Missed Playoffs
Brooklyn Dodgers 5 May 21 May 28 Missed Playoffs
Chicago Cubs 5 May 11 May 17 Missed Playoffs
Washington Senators 5 Jul 14 Jul 18 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Tigers 5 Jul 18 Jul 21 Lost WS
Cleveland Indians 5 Jul 20 Jul 24 Missed Playoffs
Washington Senators 5 Apr 24 Apr 28 Missed Playoffs

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