The following are the baseball events of the year 1938 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

Major League Baseball

Other champions

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

Hank Greenberg, Hall of Famer and 2-time MVP
Hank Greenberg, Hall of Famer and 2-time MVP
  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Jimmie Foxx BSR .349 Ernie Lombardi CIN .342
HR Hank Greenberg DET 58 Mel Ott NYG 36
RBI Jimmie Foxx BSR 175 Joe Medwick SLC 122
Wins Red Ruffing NYY 21 Bill Lee CHC 22
ERA Lefty Grove BSR 3.08 Bill Lee CHC 2.66

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st New York Yankees 99   53 .651     –
2nd Boston Red Sox 88   61 .591   9.5
3rd Cleveland Indians 86   66 .566   13.0
4th Detroit Tigers 84   70 .545   16.0
5th Washington Senators 75   76 .497   23.5
6th Chicago White Sox 65   83 .439   32.0
7th St. Louis Browns 55   97 .362   44.0
8th Philadelphia Athletics 53   99 .349   46.0

National League final standings

Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Chicago Cubs 89   63 .586     –
2nd Pittsburgh Pirates 86   64 .573   2.0
3rd New York Giants 83   67 .553   5.0
4th Cincinnati Reds 82   68 .547   6.0
5th Boston Bees 77   75 .507   12.0
6th St. Louis Cardinals 71   80 .470   17.5
7th Brooklyn Dodgers 69   80 .463   18.5
8th Philadelphia Phillies 45   105 .300   43.0

Negro league baseball final standings

Negro American League final standings

Negro American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Kansas City Monarchs 32 15 .681
Memphis Red Sox 29 19 .604
Atlanta Black Crackers 21 14 .600
Chicago American Giants 25 20 .556
Indianapolis ABCs 4 19 .424
Jacksonville Red Caps 3 4 .429
Birmingham Black Barons 8 23 .258

Negro National League final standings

Negro National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Homestead Grays 27 10 .730
Baltimore Elite Giants 23 9 .719 1.5
Newark Eagles 28 17 .622 3
Pittsburgh Crawfords 24 16 .600 4.5
Philadelphia Stars 30 24 .556 5.5
New York Black Yankees 7 18 .280 14
Washington Black Senators 2 13 .133 14

Events

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June–July

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