1944 Major League Baseball season

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1944 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 18 – October 9, 1944
Regular season
Season champions AL: St. Louis Browns
NL: St. Louis Cardinals
Season MVP AL: Hal Newhouser (DET)
NL: Marty Marion (STL)
World Series
Champions St. Louis Cardinals
  Runners-up St. Louis Browns
MLB seasons

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.

Awards and honors

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st St. Louis Browns 89   65 .578   --
2nd Detroit Tigers 88   66 .571   1
3rd New York Yankees 83   71 .536   6
4th Boston Red Sox 77   77 .500   12
5th Philadelphia Athletics 72   82 .468   17
5th Cleveland Indians 72   82 .468   17
7th Chicago White Sox 71   83 .461   18
8th Washington Senators 64   90 .416   25

National League final standings

National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st St. Louis Cardinals 105   49 .682    --
2nd Pittsburgh Pirates 90   63 .588   14.5
3rd Cincinnati Reds 89   65 .578   16
4th Chicago Cubs 75   79 .487   30
5th New York Giants 67   87 .435   38
6th Boston Braves 65   89 .422   40
7th Brooklyn Dodgers 63   91 .409   42
8th Philadelphia Phillies 61   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

External links

  • 1944 Major League Baseball season schedule at Baseball Reference


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