1948 in baseball

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The following are the baseball events of the year 1948 throughout the world.

Contents

List of years in baseball

Champions

Major League Baseball

Other champions

Winter Leagues

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

American League National League
AVG Ted Williams BSR.369 Stan Musial SLC.376
HR Joe DiMaggio NYY39 Ralph Kiner PIT &
Johnny Mize NYG
40
RBI Joe DiMaggio NYY155 Stan Musial SLC131
Wins Hal Newhouser DET21 Johnny Sain BSB24
ERA Gene Bearden CLE2.43 Harry Brecheen SLC2.24
Ks Bob Feller CLE164 Harry Brecheen SLC149

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League
RankClubWinsLossesWin % GB
1st Cleveland Indians 97  58.626   --
2nd Boston Red Sox 96  59.619  1
3rd New York Yankees 94  60.610  2.5
4th Philadelphia Athletics 84  70.545  12.5
5th Detroit Tigers 78  76.506  18.5
6th St. Louis Browns 59  94.380  37.0
7th Washington Senators 56  97.366  40.0
8th Chicago White Sox 51101.336  44.5

National League final standings

National League
RankClubWinsLossesWin % GB
1st Boston Braves 91  62.595   --
2nd St. Louis Cardinals 85  69.552  6.5
3rd Brooklyn Dodgers 84  70.545  7.5
4th Pittsburgh Pirates 83  71.539  8.5
5th New York Giants 78  76.506  13.5
6th Philadelphia Phillies 66  88.429  25.5
7th Cincinnati Reds 64  89.418  27.0
8th Chicago Cubs 64  90.416  27.5

Negro league baseball final standings

Negro American League final standings

Negro American League
ClubWinsLossesWin % GB
Birmingham Black Barons 5521.724
Kansas City Monarchs 4325.632
Cleveland Buckeyes 4142.494
Memphis Red Sox 3344.429
Indianapolis Clowns 2746.370
Chicago American Giants 2748.360

Negro National League final standings

Negro National League
ClubWinsLossesWin % GB
Washington Homestead Grays
Baltimore Elite Giants
Newark Eagles
New York Cubans
Philadelphia Stars
New York Black Yankees

Events

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September

October

November

December

Movies

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Sources

  1. Saving the memories of 1948 Duluth Dukes baseball. Duluth News Tribune. Retrieved on September 13, 2018.
  2. Mordecai Brown Biography. National Baseball Hall of Fame official website. Retrieved on February 1, 2018.
  3. St. Louis Browns 3, Chicago White Sox (day). Game played on Sunday, May 6, 1917 (2nd Game) at Sportsman's Park III. Retrosheet box score. Retrieved on February 1, 2018.
  4. Bill Sweeney. Article written by Peter Morris. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on June 2, 2019.
  5. Al Orth. Article written by Chris Hauser. SABR Biography Project. Retrieved on May 2, 2019