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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.

Which MLB team had the most runs per game in the 1940 regular season?

The Detroit Tigers had the most runs per game in the 1940 regular season at 5.71 RPG.

Which MLB team allowed the fewest runs per game in the 1940 regular season?

The Cincinnati Reds allowed the fewest runs per game in the 1940 regular season at 3.39 runs allowed per game.

Which MLB team was the last undefeated team in the 1940 season?

The last undefeated team in the 1940 MLB season was the Brooklyn Dodgers, who started the season with a 9-0 record. The streak ended with a 2-9 loss against the Cincinnati Reds on May 1, 1940.

1940 MLB Standings

Team Record Streak RPG RPG Allowed Run Differential Playoff Result
1 Cincinnati Reds 100-53 W2 4.56 3.39 +179 Won WS
2 Detroit Tigers 90-64 L2 5.71 4.60 +171 Lost WS
3 Cleveland Indians 89-65 W2 4.60 4.12 +73
4 Brooklyn Dodgers 88-65 W1 4.50 4.01 +76
5 New York Yankees 88-66 W2 5.31 4.35 +147
6 St. Louis Cardinals 84-69 W4 4.78 4.46 +48
7 Chicago White Sox 82-72 L1 4.77 4.36 +62
Boston Red Sox 82-72 W5 5.66 5.36 +47
9 Pittsburgh Pirates 78-76 L2 5.19 5.03 +26
10 Chicago Cubs 75-79 L4 4.42 4.13 +45
11 New York Giants 72-80 W2 4.36 4.34 +4
12 St. Louis Browns 67-87 W1 4.84 5.66 -125
13 Boston Bees 65-87 L2 4.10 4.90 -122
14 Washington Senators 64-90 L2 4.32 5.27 -146
15 Philadelphia Athletics 54-100 L4 4.56 6.05 -229
16 Philadelphia Phillies 50-103 L1 3.23 4.90 -256

By Divisions:

AL

Team Record Streak Run Diff GB
Tigers 90-64 L2 +171
Indians 89-65 W2 +73 1.0
Yankees 88-66 W2 +147 2.0
Red Sox 82-72 W5 +47 8.0
White Sox 82-72 L1 +62 8.0
Browns 67-87 W1 -125 23.0
Senators 64-90 L2 -146 26.0
Athletics 54-100 L4 -229 36.0

NL

Team Record Streak Run Diff GB
Reds 100-53 W2 +179
Dodgers 88-65 W1 +76 12.0
Cardinals 84-69 W4 +48 16.0
Pirates 78-76 L2 +26 22.5
Cubs 75-79 L4 +45 25.5
Giants 72-80 W2 +4 27.5
Bees 65-87 L2 -122 34.5
Phillies 50-103 L1 -256 50.0

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