1947 Major League Baseball season

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The 1947 Major League Baseball season.

Statistical leaders[edit]

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Ted Williams BOS .343 Harry Walker STL/PHI .363
HR Ted Williams BOS 32 Ralph Kiner PIT
Johnny Mize NYG
51
RBI Ted Williams BOS 114 Johnny Mize NYG 138
Wins Bob Feller CLE 20 Ewell Blackwell CIN 22
ERA Joe Haynes CHW 2.42 Warren Spahn BSN 2.33
SO Bob Feller CLE 196 Ewell Blackwell CIN 193
SV Ed Klieman CLE
Joe Page NYY
17 Hugh Casey BKN 18
SB Bob Dillinger SLB 34 Jackie Robinson BKN 29

Events[edit]

On April 15, Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers became the first modern day black player to play in the major leagues.

On April 27, Babe Ruth day was celebrated at every MLB stadium; Ruth made an appearance at Yankee Stadium and despite having cancer, Babe said "The only real game I think in the world is baseball".

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