1943 MLB season (Jayverse)

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The 1943 MLB Season is the 43rd Season for Major League Baseball and the 2nd Season in which the United States joined World War II

Top Draft Choices

Nick Andromidas (SP) - New York Giants

Yogi Berra (C) - New York Yankees

Bob Cerv (LF) - Kansas City Monarchs

Bill Connelly (SP) - Detroit Tigers

Harvey Haddix (SP) - St. Louis Cardinals

Bobby Hofman (2B) - New York Giants

Niles Jordan (SP) - Philadelphia Phillies

Don Liddle (SP) - Boston Braves

Eddie Locke (RP) - Milwaukee Brewers

Kent Peterson (RP) - Cincinnati Reds

Alfred Wilmore (RP) - Boston Braves

Bob Addis (LF) - Brooklyn Dodgers

Standings

AL: Boston Red Sox (97-69), New York Yankees (95-71), Los Angeles Angels (88-78), Philadelhpia Athletics (84-82), Cleveland Indians (83-83), Chicago White Sox (83-83), Kansas City Monarchs (80-86), Washington Senators (78-88), Baltimore Orioles (76-90), Detroit Tigers (66-100)

NL: Minnesota Twins (98-68), St. Louis Cardinals (97-69), Chicago Cubs (87-79), Boston Braves (84-82), Brooklyn Dodgers (83-83), New York Giants (80-86), Pittsburgh Pirates (78-88), Cincinnati Reds (78-88), Milwaukee Brewers (76-90), Philadelphia Phillies (69-97)

League Leaders

Batting Average - Pete Reiser (KC) .372

Home Runs - Max West (BOS), Joe Crronin (STL), Marv Rickert (CHC) 16

RBI - Pete Reiser (KC) 105

Stolen Bases - Julio Martinez (BOS) 28

OBP + Slugging % - Pete Reiserr (KC) .975

ERA - Hal Newhouser (MIN) 1.76

Wins - Max Surkont (MIN) 23

Strikeouts - Hal Newhouser (MIN) 250