1946 Major League Baseball season

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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.[original research?]


National League playoff series[edit]

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.

World Series[edit]

The World Series began on October 6 and pitted the Boston Red Sox against the St. Louis Cardinals, who won in 7 games.


  1. ^ "Elias Says...". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ Pellowski, Michael J (2007). The Little Giant Book of Baseball Facts. United States: Sterling Publishing Co. p. 352. ISBN 9781402742736. 

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