1952 Major League Baseball season
The 1952 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 15 to October 7, 1952. The Braves were playing their final season in Boston, before the team relocated to Milwaukee the following year, thus, ending fifty seasons without any MLB team relocating.
|1952 MLB season|
|League||Major League Baseball|
|Duration||April 15 – October 7, 1952|
|Season MVP||AL: Bobby Shantz (PHA)|
NL: Hank Sauer (CHC)
|AL champions||New York Yankees|
|AL runners-up||Cleveland Indians|
|NL champions||Brooklyn Dodgers|
|NL runners-up||New York Giants|
|Champions||New York Yankees|
|Finals MVP||Johnny Mize (NYY)|
Awards and honorsEdit
- Baseball Hall of Fame
- Most Valuable Player
- Rookie of the Year
- The Sporting News Player of the Year Award
- The Sporting News Manager of the Year Award
Major league baseball final standingsEdit
American League final standingsEdit
National League final standingsEdit
- June 22 – Boston Braves player Sid Gordon hits a two-run homer over the left field fence at Braves Field. His homer won Gordon the prize of a 100-pound bear cub for being the first Braves player to homer on "State of Maine Day". After the game, Gordon was presented with the animal in the Braves clubhouse.
- August 23 – Bob Elliott of the New York Giants is ejected for arguing a strike call during an at-bat against the St. Louis Cardinals at Sportsman's Park. Bobby Hofman completes Elliott's at-bat. Hofman strikes out and is also ejected for arguing.
- "Strange and Unusual Plays". www.retrosheet.org. Retrieved June 13, 2012.
- "Odd Baseball Facts Archive – II: One At-Bat, Two Ejections". goldenrankings.com. Retrieved November 29, 2014.