1952 MLB season (Jayverse)

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The 1952 MLB Season is the 52nd Season for Major League Baseball

Rookie Draft Results

Hank Aaron (2B) - Atlanta Braves

Jim Bailey (SP) - Cincinnati Reds

Marlan Coughtry (2B) - Boston Red Sox

Turk Farrell (SP) - Philadelphia Phillies

Howie Goss (RF) - Pittsburgh Pirates

Don Gross (SP) - Cincinnati Reds

Steve Hamilton (RP) - Cleveland Buckeyes

Ed Hobaugh (RP) - Chicago White Sox

Dick Hogan (SS) - New York Giants

Lou Johnson (RF) - Chicago Cubs

Ken MacKenzie (RF) - Atlanta Braves

Shoichi Ono (SP) - Cleveland Buckeyes

Jim Owens (SP) - Philadelphia Phillies

Final Standings

AL East: Boston Red Sox (99-67), Detroit Tigers (97-69), New York Yankees (90-76), Philadelphia Athletics (89-77), Cleveland Buckeyes (81-85), Baltimore Orioles (80-86)

AL West: San Francisco Seals (96-70), Chicago White Sox (88-78), Kansas City Monarchs (82-84), Los Angeles Angels (73-93), Dallas Rangers (64-102), Seattle Rainiers (57-109)

NL East: Atlanta Braves (95-71), Brooklyn Dodgers (90-76), New York Giants (86-80), Philadelphia Phillies (75-91), Pittsburgh Pirates (70-96), Washington Nationals (67-99)

NL West: Chicago Cubs (110-56), St. Louis Cardinals (93-73), Cincinnati Reds (88-78), Minnesota Twins (85-81), Milwaukee Brewers (79-87), Los Angeles Knights (58-108)

PLAYOFFS

AL: Boston def. San Francisco 4-2

NL: Chicago Cubs def. Atlanta 4-2

WS: Chicago Cubs def. Boston 4-3

League Leaders

Batting Average - Joe Cunningham (Detroit) .370

Home Runs - Bill Taylor (Chicago WS) 31

RBI - Gus Bell (Brooklyn) 120

Stolen Bases - Don Nicholas (BRO) 30

OBP + Slugging % - Leon Brinkopf (Chicago Cubs) .947

ERA - Ed Albrecht (Chicago Cubs) 2.22

Wins - Ed Albrecht (Chicago Cubs) & Bill Fischer (Cincinnati) 25

Strikeouts - Ed Albrecht (Chicago Cubs) 291