The following are the baseball events of the year 1942 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

Major League Baseball

Other champions

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders[edit]

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Ted Williams BSR .356 Ernie Lombardi BSB .330
HR Ted Williams BSR 36 Mel Ott NYG 30
RBI Ted Williams BSR 137 Johnny Mize NYG 110
Wins Tex Hughson BSR 22 Mort Cooper SLC 22
ERA Ted Lyons CHW 2.10 Mort Cooper SLC 1.78
Ks Tex Hughson BSR 113 Johnny Vander Meer CIN 186

Ted Williams was MLB Triple Crown winner.

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st New York Yankees 103   51 .669    --
2nd Boston Red Sox 93   59 .565   9
3rd St. Louis Browns 82   69 .543   19.5
4th Cleveland Indians 75   79 .487   28
5th Detroit Tigers 73   81 .474 30
6th Chicago White Sox 66   82 .446 34
7th Washington Senators 62 89 .411 39.5
8th Philadelphia Athletics 55 99 .357 48.0

National League final standings

National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st St. Louis Cardinals 106   48 .688    --
2nd Brooklyn Dodgers 104   50 .675   2
3rd New York Giants 85   67 .559   20
4th Cincinnati Reds 76   76 .500   29
5th Pittsburgh Pirates 66   81 .449 36.5
6th Chicago Cubs 68   86 .442 38.0
7th Boston Braves 59 89 .399 44.0
8th Philadelphia Phillies 42 109 .278 62.5

Negro league baseball final standings

Negro American League final standings

Negro American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Kansas City Monarchs 28 10 .667
Cincinnati Buckeyes 12 8 .600
Birmingham Black Barons 14 10 .583
Memphis Red Sox 16 18 .471
Jacksonville Red Caps 2 6 .250
Chicago American Giants 2 16 .111

Negro National League final standings

Negro National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Washington Homestead Grays 21 11 .656 --
Baltimore Elite Giants 38 22 .633 3
Newark Eagles 18 16 .529 4
Philadelphia Stars 16 18 .471 6
New York Cubans 8 14 .364 8
New York Black Yankees 8 18 .306 10

Events

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Movies

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

References

  1. ^ a b c d Bedingfield, Gary. "Babe Ruth in World War II". baseballinwartime.com. Retrieved 19 February 2013.