The NNL and the NAL faced each other in the Negro World Series at the end of the season to determine an overall champion.
z 1942 Kansas City Monarchs LogoKansas City   2712.692-
1942 Cleveland Buckeyes LogoCleveland 3921.648-1.5
1942 Birmingham Black Barons LogoBirmingham 2722.5515.0
1942 Memphis Red Sox LogoMemphis 2122.4898.0
1942 Jacksonville Red Caps LogoJacksonville 722.24115.0
1942 Chicago American Giants LogoChi. American 729.19418.5