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Weekly Team Power Rankings
Monday, May 22nd, 1939
Here are the current team power rankings for Major League Baseball:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Baltimore Orioles (126.4, +)
2) Detroit Tigers (123.3, ++)
3) Milwaukee Brewers (113.0, o)
4) New York Giants (109.0, ++)
5) St. Louis Browns (105.0, --)
6) Buffalo Bisons (103.9, -)
7) Philadelphia Phillies (101.0, --)
8) Chicago Cubs (95.0, +)
9) Boston Braves (94.4, ++)
10) Chicago White Sox (91.6, ++)
11) Cleveland Indians (90.0, --)
12) Philadelphia Athletics (85.0, o)
13) Brooklyn Dodgers (79.0, ++)
14) Washington Senators (76.0, -)
15) Cincinnati Reds (74.8, --)
16) New York Yankees (72.0, ++)
17) Kansas City Blues (71.0, --)
18) St. Louis Cardinals (68.0, o)
19) Boston Red Sox (62.2, -)
20) Pittsburgh Pirates (62.0, --)
BNN Stats: Single-Season Records
Monday, May 22nd, 1939
Who holds the single season record in the Major League Baseball for K/BB?

Joe Kiefer, -, 41.500, 1922
Jim Whitney, BSN, 10.000, 1884
Jim Whitney, BSN, 9.857, 1883
George Bradley, STL, 9.000, 1880
Rube Eldridge, -, 8.455, 1921
National League Selects New York's Potter
Monday, May 22nd, 1939
Nels Potter is capable of a great game every time he takes the hill and last week the New York Giants hurler proved that point with gusto to become the newest National League Player of the Week.

He picked up 2 wins and no losses and rang up 9 strikeouts in 18 innings to finish with a splendid 0.00 ERA.

This year Potter has fashioned a 8-0 mark, 1.76 ERA and pitched 71.2 innings. Opposing clubs are batting .220 against him and he has logged 29 strikeouts.
LEAGUE LEADERS AVG
Morrie Arnovich - KC
.401
2 Harry Danning CLE .392
3 Wally Moses MIL .389
4 Johnny Mize WS1 .384
5 Frankie Crosetti BSN .376
LEAGUE LEADERS HR
Josh Gibson - DET
14
2 Johnny Mize WS1 13
3 Chet Laabs MIL 12
4 Jimmie Foxx PHA 9
5 3 tied with   8
LEAGUE LEADERS RBI
2 tied with
38
1 Zeke Bonura BAL 38
1 Josh Gibson DET 38
3 Chet Laabs MIL 37
3 Johnny Mize WS1 37
LEAGUE LEADERS W
Nels Potter - NY1
8
2 Dutch Lieber BSN 7
3 Ed Durham BUF 6
3 Johnny Hutchings CHC 6
3 Jim Tobin DET 6
LEAGUE LEADERS ERA
Belve Bean - PHI
1.26
2 Nels Potter NY1 1.76
3 Dutch Lieber BSN 1.85
4 Carl Hubbell NY1 2.31
5 Schoolboy Rowe MIL 2.36
LEAGUE LEADERS K
Jim Lyons - MIL
59
2 Don Lupo BAL 45
3 Gene Schott BAL 42
4 Henry Kelley WS1 37
5 Stanley Todd CLE 36
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AMERICAN LEAGUE STANDINGS
East W L PCT GB
Baltimore Orioles 24 11 .686 -
Philadelphia Athletics 17 19 .472 7.5
Washington Senators 16 20 .444 8.5
New York Yankees 14 22 .389 10.5
Boston Red Sox 13 24 .351 12.0
West W L PCT GB
Detroit Tigers 23 12 .657 -
St. Louis Browns 22 14 .611 1.5
Cleveland Indians 18 18 .500 5.5
Chicago White Sox 18 19 .486 6.0
Kansas City Blues 15 21 .417 8.5
NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDINGS
East W L PCT GB
New York Giants 21 15 .583 -
Buffalo Bisons 20 15 .571 .5
Philadelphia Phillies 20 16 .556 1.0
Boston Braves 19 18 .514 2.5
Brooklyn Dodgers 16 20 .444 5.0
West W L PCT GB
Milwaukee Brewers 22 14 .611 -
Chicago Cubs 18 18 .500 4.0
Cincinnati Reds 16 21 .432 6.5
St. Louis Cardinals 14 21 .400 7.5
Pittsburgh Pirates 14 22 .389 8.0
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - American League
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
Detroit Boston 1-5 1:05 PM ET H.Brecheen (4-2, 3.72 ERA) V.Mungo (4-5, 5.06 ERA)
Kansas City New York 3-6 1:05 PM ET L.Gomez (5-2, 2.83 ERA) B.Swift (1-7, 6.06 ERA)
St. Louis Baltimore 15-1 1:05 PM ET C.Passeau (4-4, 4.00 ERA) T.Carleton (0-1, 10.80 ERA)
Chicago Washington 12-6 1:05 PM ET L.Susee (5-2, 5.14 ERA) H.Kelley (2-4, 5.96 ERA)
Philadelphia Cleveland 1-7 1:05 PM ET S.Todd (4-1, 2.51 ERA) L.Sullivan (2-4, 3.71 ERA)
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - National League
Away Team Home Team Result Time Winning Pitcher Losing Pitcher
St. Louis Boston 2-11 1:05 PM ET D.Lieber (7-0, 1.85 ERA) W.Wyatt (2-3, 6.84 ERA)
Pittsburgh New York 0-3 1:05 PM ET N.Potter (8-0, 1.76 ERA) J.Sain (2-7, 4.34 ERA)
Milwaukee Buffalo 4-8 1:05 PM ET R.Van Atta (5-2, 4.10 ERA) J.Lyons (3-4, 4.41 ERA)
Cincinnati Brooklyn 3-5 1:05 PM ET R.Henshaw (3-2, 3.46 ERA) J.Broaca (2-5, 4.68 ERA)
Philadelphia Chicago 8-1 12:05 PM ET B.Lohrman (2-5, 5.74 ERA) P.Malone (2-6, 4.43 ERA)
TODAY'S GAMES - American League
Away Team Home Team Time Starting Pitcher Away Team Starting Pitcher Home Team
Baltimore (24-11, Road: 7-5) Boston (13-24, Home: 2-9) 1:05 PM ET RHP N.Strincevich (4-2, 3.62 ERA) LHP J.Vander Meer (2-6, 4.95 ERA)
New York (14-22, Road: 6-11) Philadelphia (17-19, Home: 6-7) 1:05 PM ET RHP S.Castleman (1-4, 5.21 ERA) RHP H.McDonald (2-4, 2.75 ERA)
Chicago (18-19, Road: 9-7) Kansas City (15-21, Home: 4-5) 12:05 PM ET RHP D.Leonard (1-6, 3.82 ERA) RHP K.Heintzelman (2-2, 4.81 ERA)
Cleveland (18-18, Road: 3-6) St. Louis (22-14, Home: 10-9) 12:05 PM ET LHP E.Brandt (2-4, 4.91 ERA) RHP B.Lee (2-1, 4.98 ERA)
TODAY'S GAMES - National League
Away Team Home Team Time Starting Pitcher Away Team Starting Pitcher Home Team
Buffalo (20-15, Road: 9-3) Boston (19-18, Home: 7-4) 1:05 PM ET RHP E.Durham (6-0, 3.17 ERA) RHP D.Dean (4-3, 3.23 ERA)
New York (21-15, Road: 12-5) Philadelphia (20-16, Home: 9-4) 1:05 PM ET RHP H.Casey (2-1, 3.62 ERA) RHP B.Bean (4-1, 1.26 ERA)
Cincinnati (16-21, Road: 6-10) Pittsburgh (14-22, Home: 5-4) 1:05 PM ET RHP M.Harder (4-2, 4.26 ERA) LHP F.Twogood (0-2, 5.79 ERA)
Chicago (18-18, Road: 3-6) Milwaukee (22-14, Home: 13-6) 12:05 PM ET RHP J.Knott (1-4, 4.24 ERA) RHP G.Torres (4-2, 4.20 ERA)
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