1944 Major League Baseball season

The 1944 Major League Baseball season saw the Cardinals win the World Series four games to two over the Browns in an all-St. Louis Fall Classic.

1944 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
SportBaseball
DurationApril 18 – October 9, 1944
Regular season
Season championsAL: St. Louis Browns
NL: St. Louis Cardinals
Season MVPAL: Hal Newhouser (DET)
NL: Marty Marion (SLC)
World Series
ChampionsSt. Louis Cardinals
  Runners-upSt. Louis Browns

Awards and honors

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League
RankClubWinsLossesWin %  GB
1stSt. Louis Browns89  65.578  --
2ndDetroit Tigers88  66.571  1
3rdNew York Yankees83  71.536  6
4thBoston Red Sox77  77.500  12
5thPhiladelphia Athletics72  82.468  17
5thCleveland Indians72  82.468  17
7thChicago White Sox71  83.461  18
8thWashington Senators64  90.416  25

National League final standings

National League
RankClubWinsLossesWin %  GB
1stSt. Louis Cardinals105  49.682   --
2ndPittsburgh Pirates90  63.588  14.5
3rdCincinnati Reds89  65.578  16
4thChicago Cubs75  79.487  30
5thNew York Giants67  87.435  38
6thBoston Braves65  89.422  40
7thBrooklyn Dodgers63  91.409  42
8thPhiladelphia Phillies61  92.399  43.5

Managers

American League

Team Manager Comments
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

Team Manager Comments
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

See also


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