The following are the baseball events of the year 1946 throughout the world.

Years in baseball

1946 in sports

  • American football
  • Aquatic sports
  • Association football
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Chess
  • Climbing
  • Combat sports
    • Sumo
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Equestrianism
  • Esports
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice sports
  • Modern pentathlon
  • Motorsport
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Rugby league‎
  • Rugby union
  • Snooker
    • 1945–46
    • 1946–47
  • Squash
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting

Champions

Major League Baseball

Other champions

Winter Leagues

Awards and honors

MLB statistical leaders

Hank Greenberg, Hall of Famer and 2-time MVP
Hank Greenberg, Hall of Famer and 2-time MVP
  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Mickey Vernon WSH .353 Stan Musial SLC .365
HR Hank Greenberg DET 44 Ralph Kiner PIT 23
RBI Hank Greenberg DET 127 Enos Slaughter SLC 130
Wins Bob Feller CLE &
Hal Newhouser DET
26 Howie Pollet SLC 21
ERA Hal Newhouser DET 1.94 Howie Pollet SLC 2.10
Ks Bob Feller CLE 348 Johnny Schmitz CHC 135

Major league baseball final standings

American League final standings

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st Boston Red Sox 104   50 .675    –
2nd Detroit Tigers 92   62 .597   12.0
3rd New York Yankees 87   67 .565   17.0
4th Washington Senators 76   78 .484   28.0
5th Chicago White Sox 74   80 .481   30.0
6th Cleveland Indians 68   86 .442   36.0
7th St. Louis Browns 66   88 .429   38.0
8th Philadelphia Athletics 49 105 .318   55

National League final standings

National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
1st St. Louis Cardinals 98   58 .628    –
2nd Brooklyn Dodgers 96   60 .615   2
3rd Chicago Cubs 82   71 .536   14.5
4th Boston Braves 81   72 .529   15.5
5th Philadelphia Phillies 69   85 .448   28.0
6th Cincinnati Reds 67   87 .435   30.0
7th Pittsburgh Pirates 63   91 .409   34.0
8th New York Giants 61   93 .396   36.0

Negro league baseball final standings

Negro American League final standings

Negro American League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Kansas City Monarchs 43 14 .755 --
Birmingham Black Barons 35 25 .583 9.5
Cleveland Buckeyes 26 27 .491 15
Indianapolis Clowns 27 35 .435 18.5
Memphis Red Sox 24 36 .400 20.5
Chicago American Giants 27 45 .375 23.5

Negro National League final standings

Negro National League
Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
Newark Eagles 47 16 .746
New York Cubans 28 23 .549
Washington Homestead Grays 27 28 .491
Philadelphia Stars 27 29 .482
Baltimore Elite Giants 28 31 .475
New York Black Yankees 8 40 .200

Japanese Baseball League final standings

Japanese Baseball League
Club Wins Losses Tie Win %   GB
Great Ring 65 38 2 .631 --
Tokyo Kyojin 64 39 2 .621 1
Osaka Tigers 59 46 0 .562 7
Hankyu 51 52 2 .495 14
Senators 47 58 0 .448 19
Gold Star 27 45 2 .375 22
Chubu Nippon 42 60 3 .412 22.5
Pacific 42 60 3 .412 22.5

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Deaths

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References

  1. ^ Weintraub, Robert (12 December 1946). "Failed Baseball Union Help Pave Way for Success". The New York Times.
  2. ^ Colford, Ann B. (2006). Bus carrying Spokane Indians baseball team crashes on Snoqualmie Pass on June 24, 1946. HistoryLink.org.
  3. ^ "Strange and Unusual Plays". www.retrosheet.org. Retrieved 13 June 2012.
  4. ^ SABR BioProject – Walter Johnson article by Charles Carey