The following are the baseball events of the year 1945 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

Major League Baseball

Other champions

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Snuffy Stirnweiss NYY .309 Phil Cavarretta CHC .355
HR Vern Stephens SLB 24 Tommy Holmes BSB 28
RBI Nick Etten NYY 111 Dixie Walker BKN 124
Wins Hal Newhouser DET 25 Red Barrett SLC 23
ERA Hal Newhouser DET 1.81 Ray Prim CHC 2.40
Ks Hal Newhouser DET 212 Preacher Roe PIT 140

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Detroit Tigers 88   65 .575    --
2nd Washington Senators 87   67 .565   1.5
3rd St. Louis Browns 81   70 .536   6
4th New York Yankees 81   71 .533   6.5
5th Cleveland Indians 73   72 .503   11
6th Chicago White Sox 71   78 .477   15
7th Boston Red Sox 71   83 .461   17.5
8th Philadelphia Athletics 52   98 .347   34.5

National League final standings

National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Chicago Cubs 98   56 .636    --
2nd St. Louis Cardinals 95   59 .617   3
3rd Brooklyn Dodgers 87   67 .565   11
4th Pittsburgh Pirates 82   72 .532   16
5th New York Giants 78   74 .513   19
6th Boston Braves 67   85 .441   30
7th Cincinnati Reds 61   93 .396   37
8th Philadelphia Phillies 46   108 .299   52

Negro league baseball final standings

Negro American League final standings

Negro American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Cleveland Buckeyes 53 16 .768
Birmingham Black Barons 39 30 .565
Chicago American Giants 39 35 .527
Kansas City Monarchs 32 30 .516
Cincinnati Clowns 30 39 .435
Memphis Red Sox 17 61 .218

Negro National League final standings

Negro National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Washington Homestead Grays 32 13 .711 ---
Baltimore Elite Giants 25 17 .595 5.5
Newark Eagles 21 17 .553 7.5
Philadelphia Stars 21 19 .525 8.5
New York Cubans 6 20 .231 16.5
New York Black Yankees 7 26 .212 19

Events

January–July

August–September

October–December

Date unknown

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Sources

  1. ^ Nash, Bruce (2012). The Baseball Hall of Shame: The Best of Blooperstown. Rowman and Littlefield. p. 45. ISBN 9780762784004.
  2. ^ "Biographical Information". Baseball Reference Bullpen.