This article is about the 1946 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all
of baseball, see 1946 in baseball
The 1946 Major League Baseball season. Due to the end of World War II many drafted ballplayers returned to the majors and the quality of play greatly improved.
National League playoff series
The National League pennant race ended in a tie between the St. Louis Cardinals and Brooklyn Dodgers and was decided by an unprecedented best-of-three playoff. St. Louis won the series, 2–0.
The World Series began on October 6 and pitted the Boston Red Sox against the St. Louis Cardinals, who won in 7 games.
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