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
MLB seasons

Awards and honorsEdit

Major league baseball final standingsEdit

American League final standingsEdit

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Browns 89 65 0.578 54–23 35–42
Detroit Tigers 88 66 0.571 1 43–34 45–32
New York Yankees 83 71 0.539 6 47–31 36–40
Boston Red Sox 77 77 0.500 12 47–30 30–47
Cleveland Indians 72 82 0.468 17 39–38 33–44
Philadelphia Athletics 72 82 0.468 17 39–37 33–45
Chicago White Sox 71 83 0.461 18 41–36 30–47
Washington Senators 64 90 0.416 25 40–37 24–53


National League final standingsEdit

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 105 49 0.682 54–22 51–27
Pittsburgh Pirates 90 63 0.588 14½ 49–28 41–35
Cincinnati Reds 89 65 0.578 16 45–33 44–32
Chicago Cubs 75 79 0.487 30 35–42 40–37
New York Giants 67 87 0.435 38 39–36 28–51
Boston Braves 65 89 0.422 40 38–40 27–49
Brooklyn Dodgers 63 91 0.409 42 37–39 26–52
Philadelphia Phillies 61 92 0.399 43½ 29–49 32–43

ManagersEdit

American LeagueEdit

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 LeagueEdit

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

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