1949 MLB season (Jayverse)

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The 1949 MLB Season is the 49th Season for Major League Baseball

Top Draft Choices

Ernie Banks (SS) - Chicago Cubs

Tom Brewer (SP) - Boston Red Sox

Marshall Bridges (SP) - Atlanta Braves

Jim Bunning (SP) - Detroit Tigers

Chuck Coles (RF) - Brooklyn Dodgers

Don Gross (SP) - Cincinnati Reds

Virgil Jester (RP) - Atlanta Braves

Bob Mahoney (SP) - St. Louis Cardinals

Willie Mays (CF) - New York Giants

Gil McDougald (2B) - New York Yankees

Zach Monroe (SP) - New York Yankees

Final Standings

AL: Baltimore Orioles (95-72), Chicago White Sox (94-73), Philadelphia Athletics (92-74), New York Yankees (92-74), Kansas City Monarchs (86-80), Detroit Tigers (85-81), San Francisco Seals (82-84), Boston Red Sox (81-85), Cleveland Indians (76-90), Los Angeles Angels (48-118)

NL: Chicago Cubs (100-66), St. Louis Cardinals (93-73), Brooklyn Dodgers (92-74), Minnesota Twins (91-75), Atlanta Braves (84-82), Cincinnati Reds (81-85), Milwaukee Brewers (77-89), Pittsburgh Pirates (76-90), New York Giants (71-95), Philadelphia Phillies (65-101)

WS: Baltimore Orioles def. Chicago Cubs 4-2

League Leaders

Batting Average - Red Fields (KC) .350

Home Runs - Howie Moss (DET) 36

RBI - Ted Kluszewski (PHA) 151

Stolen Bases - Art Pennington (BRO) 30

OBP + Slugging % - Ted Kluszewski (PHA) .998

ERA - Earl Browne (CHC) 1.69

Wins - Earl Browne (CHC) 26

Strikeouts - Turk Lown (ATL) 228