1946 Major League Baseball Season
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1946 Major League Baseball Season

1946 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 16 - October 15, 1946
Number of games154
Number of teams16
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Ted Williams (BSR)
NL: Stan Musial (SLC)
AL championsBoston Red Sox
  AL runners-upDetroit Tigers
NL championsSt. Louis Cardinals
  NL runners-upBrooklyn Dodgers
World Series
ChampionsSt. Louis Cardinals
  Runners-upBoston Red Sox
MLB seasons

The 1946 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 20 to October 11, 1946. The St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox were the regular season champions of the National League and American League, respectively. The Cardinals then defeated the Red Sox in the World Series, four games to three.

Many notable ballplayers returned from their military service this season, following the end of World War II, such as Joe DiMaggio, Stan Musial, and Ted Williams.

Awards and honors

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  World Series
       
  AL Boston Red Sox 3
  NL St. Louis Cardinals 4

Managers

American League

National League

Home Field Attendance

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game
New York Yankees[1] 87 7.4% 2,265,512 156.9% 29,422
Brooklyn Dodgers[2] 96 10.3% 1,796,824 69.6% 22,745
Detroit Tigers[3] 92 4.5% 1,722,590 34.5% 21,805
Boston Red Sox[4] 104 46.5% 1,416,944 134.7% 18,166
Chicago Cubs[5] 82 -16.3% 1,342,970 29.6% 17,441
New York Giants[6] 61 -21.8% 1,219,873 20.0% 15,843
St. Louis Cardinals[7] 98 3.2% 1,061,807 78.6% 13,613
Cleveland Indians[8] 68 -6.8% 1,057,289 89.4% 13,731
Philadelphia Phillies[9] 69 50.0% 1,045,247 266.7% 13,401
Washington Senators[10] 76 -12.6% 1,027,216 57.4% 13,516
Chicago White Sox[11] 74 4.2% 983,403 49.5% 12,448
Boston Braves[12] 81 20.9% 969,673 159.1% 12,593
Pittsburgh Pirates[13] 63 -23.2% 749,962 24.0% 9,615
Cincinnati Reds[14] 67 9.8% 715,751 146.8% 9,295
Philadelphia Athletics[15] 49 -5.8% 621,793 34.4% 7,972
St. Louis Browns[16] 66 -18.5% 526,435 9.0% 6,837

Events

See also

References

  1. ^ "New York Yankees Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "Boston Red Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "San Francisco Giants Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  15. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  16. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  17. ^ "Elias Says..." ESPN.com. Retrieved 2012.
  18. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. pp. 352. ISBN 9781402742736.

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