1950 Major League Baseball Season
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1950 Major League Baseball Season

1950 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 18 - October 7, 1950
Number of games154
Number of teams16
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Phil Rizzuto (NYY)
NL: Jim Konstanty (PHP)
AL championsNew York Yankees
  AL runners-upDetroit Tigers
NL championsPhiladelphia Phillies
  NL runners-upBrooklyn Dodgers
World Series
ChampionsNew York Yankees
  Runners-upPhiladelphia Phillies
Finals MVPJerry Coleman (NYY)
MLB seasons

The 1950 Major League Baseball season began on April 18 and ended on October 7, 1950, with the New York Yankees of the American League winning the World Series over the Philadelphia Phillies of the National League in four games.

The only no-hitter of the season was pitched by Vern Bickford on August 9, in the Boston Braves 7-0 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers.[1][2] This season saw the first use of a bullpen car, by the Cleveland Indians.[3]

Awards and honors

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  World Series
       
  AL New York Yankees 4
  NL Philadelphia Phillies 0

League leaders

American League

National League

Managers

American League

National League

Home Field Attendance

Team Name Wins Home attendance Per Game
New York Yankees[4] 98 1.0% 2,081,380 -8.9% 27,031
Detroit Tigers[5] 95 9.2% 1,951,474 7.2% 24,092
Cleveland Indians[6] 92 3.4% 1,727,464 -22.7% 22,435
Boston Red Sox[7] 94 -2.1% 1,344,080 -15.8% 17,456
Philadelphia Phillies[8] 91 12.3% 1,217,035 48.5% 15,603
Brooklyn Dodgers[9] 89 -8.2% 1,185,896 -27.4% 15,204
Pittsburgh Pirates[10] 57 -19.7% 1,166,267 -19.5% 15,146
Chicago Cubs[11] 64 4.9% 1,165,944 2.0% 14,948
St. Louis Cardinals[12] 78 -18.8% 1,093,411 -23.6% 14,387
New York Giants[13] 86 17.8% 1,008,878 -17.2% 13,275
Boston Braves[14] 83 10.7% 944,391 -12.7% 11,954
Chicago White Sox[15] 60 -4.8% 781,330 -16.6% 9,890
Washington Senators[16] 67 34.0% 699,697 -9.2% 8,970
Cincinnati Reds[17] 66 6.5% 538,794 -23.9% 7,089
Philadelphia Athletics[18] 52 -35.8% 309,805 -62.1% 4,023
St. Louis Browns[19] 58 9.4% 247,131 -8.8% 3,340

See also

References

  1. ^ "American League No Hitters". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ "National League No Hitters". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved 2012.
  3. ^ Lukas, Paul (October 19, 2007). "Lukas: Long live the bullpen car - ESPN Page 2". Espn.com. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "New York Yankees Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ "Detroit Tigers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "Cleveland Indians Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ "Boston Red Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Los Angeles Dodgers Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ "Pittsburgh Pirates Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ "Chicago Cubs Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  12. ^ "St. Louis Cardinals Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  13. ^ "San Francisco Giants Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  14. ^ "Atlanta Braves Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  15. ^ "Chicago White Sox Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  16. ^ "Minnesota Twins Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  17. ^ "Cincinnati Reds Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  18. ^ "Oakland Athletics Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.
  19. ^ "Baltimore Orioles Attendance, Stadiums and Park Factors". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020.

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