1952 Major League Baseball season

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1952 MLB season
LeagueMajor League Baseball
DurationApril 15 – October 7, 1952
Regular season
Season MVPAL: Bobby Shantz (PHA)
NL: Hank Sauer (CHC)
AL championsNew York Yankees
  AL runners-upCleveland Indians
NL championsBrooklyn Dodgers
  NL runners-upNew York Giants
World Series
ChampionsNew York Yankees
  Runners-upBrooklyn Dodgers
Finals MVPJohnny Mize (NYY)
MLB seasons

The 1952 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 15 to October 7, 1952. 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 relocating.

Awards and honors[edit]

Statistical leaders[edit]

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

Major league baseball final standings[edit]


American League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Lou Boudreau
Chicago White Sox Paul Richards
Cleveland Indians Al López
Detroit Tigers Red Rolfe and Fred Hutchinson
New York Yankees Casey Stengel
Philadelphia Athletics Jimmy Dykes
St. Louis Browns Rogers Hornsby and Marty Marion
Washington Senators Bucky Harris

National League[edit]

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves Tommy Holmes and Charlie Grimm
Brooklyn Dodgers Chuck Dressen
Chicago Cubs Phil Cavarretta
Cincinnati Reds Luke Sewell and Rogers Hornsby
New York Giants Leo Durocher
Philadelphia Phillies Eddie Sawyer and Steve O'Neill
Pittsburgh Pirates Billy Meyer
St. Louis Cardinals Eddie Stanky


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Strange and Unusual Plays". www.retrosheet.org. Retrieved June 13, 2012.
  2. ^ "Odd Baseball Facts Archive – II: One At-Bat, Two Ejections". goldenrankings.com. Retrieved 29 November 2014.

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