1950 MLB season (Jayverse)

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The 1950 MLB Season is the 50th Season for Major League Baseball, However this is the Final Season before the Start of Divisional Play begins

Anticipating with a Rebrand

Prior to 1950, The Cleveland Indians got rebranded into the Cleveland Buckeyes to pay homage to the Buckeye State

Top Draft Choices

Bill Abernathie (SP) - Cleveland Buckeyes

Dick Brodowski (SP) - Boston Red Sox

Phil Clark (SP) - St. Louis Cardinals

Jim Coates (SP) - New York Yankees

Mike Fornieles (SP) - Boston Red Sox

Woodie Held (3B) - New York Yankees

Billy Hoeft (SP) - Detroit Tigers

Jerry Jacobs (2B) - Kansas City Monarchs

Ron Kline (SP) - Pittsburgh Pirates

Paul Martin (RP) - Chicago Cubs

Pedro Naranjo (RP) - San Francisco Seals

George Piktuzis (SP) - Chicago Cubs

Final Standings

AL: San Francisco Seals (104-62), Boston Red Sox (93-73), Chicago White Sox (92-74), Philadelphia Athletics (85-81), New York Yankees (82-84), Detroit Tigers (82-84), Cleveland Buckeyes (79-87), Kansas City Monarchs (75-91), Baltimore Orioles (75-91), Los Angeles Angels (63-103)

NL: Chicago Cubs (91-75), St. Louis Cardinals (90-76), Minnesota Twins (89-77), Atlanta Braves (89-77), Brooklyn Dodgers (84-82), New York Giants (82-84), Pittsburgh Pirates (82-84), Cincinnati Reds (78-88), Milwaukee Brewers (75-91), Philadelphia Phillies (70-96)

WS: Chicago Cubs def. San Francisco 4-0

League Leaders

Batting Average - Pete Reiser (KC) .362

Home Runs - Bobby Moyer (PIT) 38

RBI - Steve Bilko (STL) 143

Stolen Baseess - Joe Collins (SFS) & Art Pennington (BRO) 23

OBP + Slugging % - Pete Reiser (KC) 1.011

ERA - Hal Newhouser (MIN) 2.50

Wins - Hal Newhouser (MIN) 25

Strikeouts - Dave Cole (ATL) 239