1941 Brooklyn Dodgers
1941 Brooklyn Dodgers / Franchise: Los Angeles Dodgers / BR Team Page
Won NL Pennant
Managed by Leo Durocher
History, Comments, Contributions
The 1941 Brooklyn Dodgers were a sensation, winning 100 games. They won the pennant for the first time in 21 years, and led the National League in attendance. In the race for the pennant, they beat the St. Louis Cardinals by only 2 1/2 games, but everyone else by at least 12 games.
Dolph Camilli was the slugging star with 34 home runs and 120 RBI, winning the MVP Award. Pete Reiser, only 22, led the league in batting average, slugging, and runs scored. Regulars included Hall of Famers Billy Herman, Joe Medwick, and youngster Pee Wee Reese.
Awards and Honors
- All-Stars: Dolph Camilli, Billy Herman, Cookie Lavagetto, Joe Medwick, Mickey Owen, Pete Reiser and Whit Wyatt
- NL MVP: Dolph Camilli
|1||Dodgers – 2, Yankees – 3||October 1||Yankee Stadium||68,540|
|2||Dodgers – 3, Yankees – 2||October 2||Yankee Stadium||66,248|
|3||Yankees – 2, Dodgers – 1||October 4||Ebbets Field||33,100|
|4||Yankees – 7, Dodgers – 4||October 5||Ebbets Field||33,813|
|5||Yankees – 3, Dodgers – 1||October 6||Ebbets Field||34,072|