1950 Major League Baseball season

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1950 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 18 – October 7, 1950
Regular season
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
World Series
Champions New York Yankees
  Runners-up Philadelphia Phillies
Finals MVP Jerry Coleman (NYY)
MLB seasons

The 1950 Major League Baseball season began on April 18 and ended on October 7, 1950 with the New York Yankees winning the World Series championship, over the Philadelphia Phillies. The only no-hitter of the season was pitched by Vern Bickford on August 11, in the Boston Braves 7–0 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers.[1][2] This season saw the first use of a bullpen car, by the Cleveland Indians.[3]

Awards and honors

Major league baseball final standings

League leaders

American League

National League


American League

Team Manager Comments
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

National League

Team Manager Comments
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


  1. ^ "American League No Hitters". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved October 1, 2012.
  2. ^ "National League No Hitters". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved October 1, 2012.
  3. ^ Lukas, Paul (October 19, 2007). "Lukas: Long live the bullpen car - ESPN Page 2". Espn.com. Retrieved February 24, 2018.

See also

External links

  • 1950 Major League Baseball season schedule at Baseball Reference

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