1944 Major League Baseball season

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1944 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
DurationApril 18 – October 9, 1944
Number of games154
Number of teams16
Regular season
Season MVP AL: Hal Newhouser (DET)
NL: Marty Marion (SLC)
AL champions St. Louis Browns
  AL runners-up Detroit Tigers
NL champions St. Louis Cardinals
  NL runners-up Pittsburgh Pirates
World Series
Champions St. Louis Cardinals
  Runners-up St. Louis Browns
MLB seasons

The 1944 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 18 to October 9, 1944. The St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Browns were the regular season champions of the National League and American League, respectively. In an all-St. Louis postseason, the Cardinals then defeated the Browns in the World Series, four games to two.

Contents

Awards and honors

Standings

Postseason

Bracket

  World Series
    
 AL St. Louis Browns 2
 NL St. Louis Cardinals 4

Managers

American League

TeamManagerComments
Boston Red Sox Joe Cronin
Chicago White Sox Jimmy Dykes
Cleveland Indians Lou Boudreau
Detroit Tigers Del Baker
New York Yankees Joe McCarthy
Philadelphia Athletics Connie Mack
St. Louis Browns Luke Sewell
Washington Senators Ossie Bluege

National League

TeamManagerComments
Boston Braves Bob Coleman
Brooklyn Dodgers Leo Durocher
Chicago Cubs Jimmie Wilson, Roy Johnson and Charlie Grimm
Cincinnati Reds Bill McKechnie
New York Giants Mel Ott
Philadelphia Phillies Freddie Fitzsimmons
Pittsburgh Pirates Frankie Frisch
St. Louis Cardinals Billy Southworth

Home Field Attendance

Team NameWinsHome attendancePer Game
Detroit Tigers [1] 8812.8%923,17652.3%11,836
New York Yankees [2] 83-15.3%789,99527.8%10,128
New York Giants [3] 6721.8%674,48344.7%8,993
Chicago Cubs [4] 751.4%640,11025.9%8,207
Brooklyn Dodgers [5] 63-22.2%605,905-8.4%7,869
Pittsburgh Pirates [6] 9012.5%604,27821.2%7,460
Chicago White Sox [7] 71-13.4%563,53910.7%7,319
Washington Senators [8] 64-23.8%525,235-8.6%6,821
St. Louis Browns [9] 8923.6%508,644137.2%6,606
Boston Red Sox [10] 7713.2%506,97541.5%6,500
Philadelphia Athletics [11] 7246.9%505,32234.1%6,649
Cleveland Indians [12] 72-12.2%475,2728.3%6,093
St. Louis Cardinals [13] 1050.0%461,968-10.7%6,000
Cincinnati Reds [14] 892.3%409,5678.0%5,251
Philadelphia Phillies [15] 61-4.7%369,586-20.9%4,678
Boston Braves [16] 65-4.4%208,691-23.1%2,676

See also

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