1940 MLB Season

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1940 MLB Season Summary

Who won the 1940 World Series?

The 1940 World Series winner was the Cincinnati Reds, who defeated the Detroit Tigers in 7 games. The final game was on on Oct 8, 1940, in which the Reds won 2-1 at home.

When was the 1940 World Series?

The 1940 World Series started on Oct 2, 1940 and ended on Oct 8, 1940, lasting the full 7 games.

Which MLB team had the best regular season record in 1940?

The Cincinnati Reds had the best regular season record in the 1940 MLB season at 100-53.

Which MLB team had the best run differential in the 1940 regular season?

The Cincinnati Reds had the best run differential in the 1940 regular season at +179 runs.

Which MLB team had the worst run differential in the 1940 regular season?

The Philadelphia Phillies had the worst run differential in the 1940 regular season at -256 runs.

1940 MLB Standings

Team Record Run Diff Playoff Result
1 Cincinnati Reds 100-53 +179 Won WS
2 Detroit Tigers 90-64 +171 Lost WS
3 Cleveland Indians 89-65 +73
4 Brooklyn Dodgers 88-65 +76
5 New York Yankees 88-66 +147
6 St. Louis Cardinals 84-69 +48
7 Chicago White Sox 82-72 +62
Boston Red Sox 82-72 +47
9 Pittsburgh Pirates 78-76 +26
10 Chicago Cubs 75-79 +45
11 New York Giants 72-80 +4
12 St. Louis Browns 67-87 -125
13 Boston Bees 65-87 -122
14 Washington Senators 64-90 -146
15 Philadelphia Athletics 54-100 -229
16 Philadelphia Phillies 50-103 -256

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