1948 MLB season (Jayverse)

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The 1948 MLB Season is the 48th Season for Major League Baseball


Major League Baseball relocated 2 Teams out of the East Coast, First the Washington Senators moved to San Francisco, CA and became the San Francisco Seals playing their home games at Seals Stadium and the Boston Braves have moved to Atlanta, GA and became the Atlanta Braves and will play at Ponce de Leon Park.

Top Draft Choices

Tom Burgess (LF) - St. Louis Cardinals

Pete Burnside (RP) - New York Giants

Dave Cole (SP) - Atlanta Braves

Gene Conley (SP) - Atlanta Braves

Roger Craig (SP) - Brooklyn Dodgers

Art Dollaghan (RP) - Cleveland Indians

Bob Friend (SP) - Pittsburgh Pirates

Harley Grossman (SP) - San Francisco Seals

Dick Hall (RP) - Pittsburgh Pirates

Jim Heise (SP) - San Francisco Seals

Kiyoitsu Ishikawa (RP) - Chicago White Sox

Final Standings

AL: Kansas City Monarchs (111-55), Baltimore Orioles (92-74), San Francisco Seals (91-75), Cleveland Indians (90-76), Boston Red Sox (89-77), Philadelphia Athleetics (84-82), Chicago White Sox (80-86), New York Yankees (69-97), Los Angeles Angels (66-100), Detroit Tigers (58-108)

NL: Chicago Cubs (101-65), New York Giants (98-68), Atlanta Braves (95-71), St. Louis Cardinals (93-73), Minnesota Twins (89-77), Brooklyn Dodgers (88-78), Cincinnati Reds (77-89), Philadelphia Phillies (69-97), Pittsburgh Pirates (62-104), Milwaukee Brewers (58-108)

League Leaders

Batting Average - Pete Reiser (KC) & Red Fields (KC) .346

Home Runs - Bobby Moyer (PIT) 37

RBI - Red Fields (KC) 136

Stolen Bases - Jose Osuna (KC) 34

OBP + Slugging % - Pete Reiser (KC) .992

ERA - Earl Browne (CHC) 1.94

Wins - Frank Biscan (KC) & Earl Browne (CHC) 25

Strikeouts - Dick Hearn (ATL) 276