1948 Major League Baseball Season
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1948 Major League Baseball Season

1948 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 19 - October 11, 1948
Number of games154
Number of teams16
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Lou Boudreau (CLE)
NL: Stan Musial (SLC)
AL championsCleveland Indians
  AL runners-upBoston Red Sox
NL championsBoston Braves
  NL runners-upSt. Louis Cardinals
World Series
ChampionsCleveland Indians
  Runners-upBoston Braves
MLB seasons

The 1948 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 19 to October 11, 1948. The Boston Braves and Cleveland Indians were the regular season champions of the National League and American League, respectively. The Indians won the American League title via a tie-breaker game victory over the Boston Red Sox, after both teams finished their 154-game schedules with identical 96-58 records. The Indians then defeated the Braves in the World Series, four games to two.

Awards and honors

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  World Series
       
  AL Cleveland Indians 4
  NL Boston Braves 2

League leaders

American League

National League

Managers

American League

National League

Home Field Attendance

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game
Cleveland Indians[1] 97 21.3% 2,620,627 72.2% 33,172
New York Yankees[2] 94 -3.1% 2,373,901 8.9% 30,830
Detroit Tigers[3] 78 -8.2% 1,743,035 24.7% 22,637
Boston Red Sox[4] 96 15.7% 1,558,798 9.2% 19,985
Pittsburgh Pirates[5] 83 33.9% 1,517,021 18.2% 18,963
New York Giants[6] 78 -3.7% 1,459,269 -8.8% 18,952
Boston Braves[7] 91 5.8% 1,455,439 13.9% 19,151
Brooklyn Dodgers[8] 84 -10.6% 1,398,967 -22.6% 17,935
Chicago Cubs[9] 64 -7.2% 1,237,792 -9.3% 15,869
St. Louis Cardinals[10] 85 -4.5% 1,111,440 -10.9% 14,434
Philadelphia Athletics[11] 84 7.7% 945,076 3.7% 12,274
Cincinnati Reds[12] 64 -12.3% 823,386 -8.5% 10,693
Washington Senators[13] 56 -12.5% 795,254 -6.5% 10,196
Chicago White Sox[14] 51 -27.1% 777,844 -11.3% 10,235
Philadelphia Phillies[15] 66 6.5% 767,429 -15.4% 10,098
St. Louis Browns[16] 59 0.0% 335,564 4.7% 4,415

See also

References

  1. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ "New York Yankees 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. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates 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. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "Chicago White Sox 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.

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