1950 Major League Baseball season

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1950 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
DurationApril 18 – October 7, 1950
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Phil Rizzuto (NYY)
NL: Jim Konstanty (PHP)
AL championsNew York Yankees
  AL runners-upDetroit Tigers
NL championsPhiladelphia Phillies
  NL runners-upBrooklyn Dodgers
World Series
ChampionsNew York Yankees
  Runners-upPhiladelphia Phillies
Finals MVPJerry Coleman (NYY)
MLB seasons

The 1950 Major League Baseball season began on April 18 and ended on October 7, 1950 with the New York Yankees winning the World Series championship, over the Philadelphia Phillies. The only no-hitter of the season was pitched by Vern Bickford on August 9, in the Boston Braves 7–0 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers.[1][2] This season saw the first use of a bullpen car, by the Cleveland Indians.[3]

Awards and honors[edit]

Major league baseball final standings[edit]

League leaders[edit]

American League[edit]

National League[edit]


American League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Joe McCarthy and Steve O'Neill
Chicago White Sox Jack Onslow and Red Corriden
Cleveland Indians Lou Boudreau
Detroit Tigers Red Rolfe
New York Yankees Casey Stengel
Philadelphia Athletics Connie Mack
St. Louis Browns Zack Taylor
Washington Senators Bucky Harris

National League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves Billy Southworth
Brooklyn Dodgers Burt Shotton
Chicago Cubs Frankie Frisch
Cincinnati Reds Luke Sewell
New York Giants Leo Durocher
Philadelphia Phillies Eddie Sawyer
Pittsburgh Pirates Billy Meyer
St. Louis Cardinals Eddie Dyer


  1. ^ "American League No Hitters". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved October 1, 2012.
  2. ^ "National League No Hitters". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved October 1, 2012.
  3. ^ Lukas, Paul (October 19, 2007). "Lukas: Long live the bullpen car - ESPN Page 2". Espn.com. Retrieved February 24, 2018.

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