The New York Yankees' Neosho Yankees promised to be the toughest team to beat but in the end... Carthage had a very easy time of it. It took only 5 games for Carthage to beat the Yankees, going 4-1 in the Championship round and winning their first Ark-Mo title. Carthage was now the team to beat and they were heading into the 1939 season to take two in a row. Manager /1B Buzz Arlitt was sensational as usual hitting .358 with 28 2B and 15 HR. Harvey Beaster meanwhile hit .353 with 37 2B as well as a league leading 171 hits and 106 RBI. John Pavlich hit 14 HRs and batted .330. Roman Dellar was on his game again going 13-4, 2.54.