The following are the baseball events of the year 1943 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

Major League Baseball

Other champions

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

American League National League
AVG Luke Appling CHW .328 Stan Musial SLC .357
HR Rudy York DET 34 Bill Nicholson CHC 29
RBI Rudy York DET 118 Bill Nicholson CHC 128
Wins Spud Chandler NYY
Dizzy Trout DET
20 Mort Cooper SLC
Elmer Riddle CIN
Rip Sewell PIT
21
ERA Spud Chandler NYY 1.64 Max Lanier SLC 1.90
Ks Allie Reynolds CLE 151 Johnny Vander Meer CIN 174

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st New York Yankees 98   56 .636    --
2nd Washington Senators 84   69 .549   13.5
3rd Cleveland Indians 82   71 .536   15.5
3rd Chicago White Sox 82   72 .532   16.0
5th Detroit Tigers 78   76 .506   20.0
6th St. Louis Browns 72   80 .474   25.0
7th Boston Red Sox 68   84 .461   29.0
8th Philadelphia Athletics 49   105 .318   49.0

National League final standings

National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st St. Louis Cardinals 105   49 .682    --
2nd Cincinnati Reds 87   67 .565   18.0
3rd Brooklyn Dodgers 81   72 .529   23.5
4th Pittsburgh Pirates 80   74 .519   25.0
5th Chicago Cubs 74   79 .484   30.5
6th Boston Braves 68   85 .444   36.5
7th Philadelphia Phillies 64   90 .416   41.0
8th New York Giants 55   98 .359   49.5

Negro league baseball final standings

Negro American League final standings

This was the seventh season of the Negro American League. Birmingham and Chicago each won a half of the season, which therefore matched them up in a matchup to determine the champion for the NAL pennant to determine who would make the 1943 Negro World Series. Birmingham prevailed in five games to win their first ever pennant.

Negro American League
Club Wins Losses Ties Win %   GB
Cleveland Buckeyes 38 22 1 .633
Kansas City Monarchs 43 27 1 .614
Birmingham Black Barons 46 35 2 .568 2.5
Chicago American Giants 35 34 .507 7.5
Memphis Red Sox 30 48 3 .385 17.0
Cincinnati Clowns 31 57 5 .352 21

Negro National League final standings

This was the eleventh season of the second Negro National League (1933–1948). For the sixth time in seven seasons, the Homestead Grays won the pennant, this time under manager Candy Jim Taylor.

Negro National League
Club Wins Losses Ties Win %   GB
Homestead Grays 53 14 1 .791
New York Cubans 19 14 1 .576 17
Harrisburg Stars 8 8 .500 19.5
Newark Eagles 26 32 .448 22.5
Baltimore Elite Giants 18 26 3 .409 23.5
Philadelphia Stars 21 31 1 .404 24.5
New York Black Yankees 4 24 2 .143 29.5

Negro league playoffs

Events

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

Sources

  1. ^ All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Record BookW. C. Madden. Publisher: McFarland & Company, 2000. Format: Softcover, 294pp. ISBN 978-0-7864-3747-4
  2. ^ ESPN Page 2 – Reel Life: A League of Their Own – Article by Jeff Merron