1945 MLB season (Jayverse)

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The 1945 MLB Season is the 45th Season for Major League Baseball and the Final Season of the World War II Era for Major League Baseball

Top Selections in the 1945 Rookie Draft

Frank Barnes (SP) - St. Louis Cardinals

Smoky Burgess (C) - Pittsburgh Pirates

Tom Burgess (LF) - St. Louis Cardinals

Joe Joshua (SS) - Boston Braves

Ray Katt (C) - New York Giants

Stu Miller (RP) - St. Louis Cardinals

Bob Nieman (LF) - Kansas City Monarchs

Dutch Romberger (SP) - Philadelphia Athletics

Elvin Stabelfield (SP) - Chicago Cubs

John Walsh (RP) - Boston Braves

Les Witherspoon (RF) - Chicago White Sox

Richie Ashburn (SS) - Philadelphia Phillies

Jackie Collum (SP) - St. Louis Cardinals

Final Standings

AL: Boston Red Sox (106-60), Baltimore Orioles (87-79), New York Yankees (86-80), Philadelphia Athletics (86-80), Washington Senators (85-81), Cleveland Indians (84-82), Chicago White Sox (81-85), Kansas City Monarchs (77-89), Los Angeles Angels (77-89), Detroit Tigers (61-105)

NL: Chicago Cubs (99-67), Boston Braves (96-70), Minnesota Twins (92-74), St. Louis Cardinals (89-77), Milwaukee Brewers (78-88), Brooklyn Dodgers (78-88), Philadelphia Phillies (77-89), Pittsburgh Pirates (76-90), Cincinnati Reds (74-92), New York Giants (71-95)

World Series: Chicago Cubs def. Boston Red Sox 4-1

League Leaders

Batting Average - Johnny Mize (BOS) .377

Home Runs - Johnny Mize (BOS) 30

RBI - Johnny Mize (BOS) 126

Stolen Bases - Dick Adkins (BRO) 29

OBP + Slugging % - Johnny Mize (BOS) 1.061

ERA - Hal Newhouser (MIN) 1.66

Wins - Hal Newhouser (MIN) 27

Strikeouts - Hal Newhouser (MIN) 244