|1950 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||April 18 – October 7, 1950|
|Number of games||154|
|Number of teams||16|
|Season MVP|| AL: Phil Rizzuto (NYY)|
NL: Jim Konstanty (PHP)
|AL champions||New York Yankees|
|AL runners-up||Detroit Tigers|
|NL champions||Philadelphia Phillies|
|NL runners-up||Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Champions||New York Yankees|
|Finals MVP||Jerry Coleman (NYY)|
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.This season saw the first use of a bullpen car, by the Cleveland Indians.
|Boston Red Sox||Joe McCarthy and Steve O'Neill|
|Chicago White Sox||Jack Onslow and Red Corriden|
|Cleveland Indians||Lou Boudreau|
|Detroit Tigers||Red Rolfe|
|New York Yankees||Casey Stengel|
|Philadelphia Athletics||Connie Mack|
|St. Louis Browns||Zack Taylor|
|Washington Senators||Bucky Harris|
|Boston Braves||Billy Southworth|
|Brooklyn Dodgers||Burt Shotton|
|Chicago Cubs||Frankie Frisch|
|Cincinnati Reds||Luke Sewell|
|New York Giants||Leo Durocher|
|Philadelphia Phillies||Eddie Sawyer|
|Pittsburgh Pirates||Billy Meyer|
|St. Louis Cardinals||Eddie Dyer|
|Team Name||Wins||%±||Home attendance||%±||Per Game|
|New York Yankees||98||1.0%||2,081,380||-8.9%||27,031|
|Boston Red Sox||94||-2.1%||1,344,080||-15.8%||17,456|
|St. Louis Cardinals||78||-18.8%||1,093,411||-23.6%||14,387|
|New York Giants||86||17.8%||1,008,878||-17.2%||13,275|
|Chicago White Sox||60||-4.8%||781,330||-16.6%||9,890|
|St. Louis Browns||58||9.4%||247,131||-8.8%||3,340|
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