1952 Major League Baseball season

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This article is about the 1952 Major League Baseball season only. For information on all of baseball, see 1952 in baseball.

The 1952 Major League Baseball season. The Braves were playing their final season in Boston, before the team relocated to Milwaukee the following year, thus, ending fifty seasons without any MLB team changing addresses.

Awards and honors[edit]

Statistical leaders[edit]

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Ferris Fain PHA .327 Stan Musial STL .336
HR Larry Doby CLE 32 Ralph Kiner PIT
Hank Sauer CHC
37
RBI Al Rosen CLE 105 Hank Sauer CHC 121
Wins Bobby Shantz PHA 24 Robin Roberts PHI 28
ERA Allie Reynolds NYY 2.06 Hoyt Wilhelm NYG 2.43
SO Allie Reynolds NYY 160 Warren Spahn BSN 183
SV Harry Dorish CHW 11 Al Brazle STL 16
SB Minnie Miñoso CHW 22 Pee Wee Reese BRO 30

Events[edit]

On June 22, Boston Braves player Sid Gordon hits a two-run homer over the left field fence at Braves Field. His homer won Gordon the prize of a 100 pound bear cub for being the first Braves player to homer on "State of Maine Day". After the game, Gordon was presented with the animal in the Braves clubhouse.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Strange and Unusual Plays". www.retrosheet.org. Retrieved June 13, 2012. 

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