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March Thru History II, 1949
Senators
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Red Sox
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Phillies
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Indians
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Braves
followtheson
Giants
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Cardinals
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Dodgers
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White Sox
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Yankees
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Athletics
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Reds
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Tigers
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Browns
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Free Agent
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Pirates
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Cubs
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Cleveland Indians - 1948 World Series Champion


The Cleveland Indians beat the Boston Braves 4 games to 1 to win the 1948 World Series. Indians pitching continued its season long dominance in the post season. Led by 22 game winner Steve Gromek, who won games 1 and 5, the Indians lost only 2 post season games on its way to their World Series victory.

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Dodgers ride Gregg to victory over Athletics

Hal Gregg was brilliant last night, allowing just 2 hits over 7 innings, leading the Dodgers to a 6-1 win over the Athletics. | Box

Sisler sparks 6-5 win for Browns

George Sisler's hot bat helped the Browns to a 6-5 win over the Pirates. Sisler collected 4 hits in the game. | Box

Mize blasts off, leads Giants to win

Johnny Mize blasted 2 homers, lifting the Giants to a 2-1 win over Boston. Sheldon Jones was on fire, allowing just 3 hits over 8 innings for New York. | Box

Walker sparks 4-3 win for Cardinals

Harry Walker's hot bat helped the Cardinals to a 4-3 win over the Tigers. Walker collected 4 hits in the game. | Box

Dallessandro blasts off, leads Cubs to win

Dom Dallessandro blasted 2 homers, lifting the Cubs to a 6-3 win over Cleveland. | Box

WHO'S HOT - Last 5 Games

L. Gearhart, Browns .5263 HR6 RBI
J. Mize, Giants .3894 HR5 RBI
H. Trosky, White Sox .3812 HR5 RBI
R. Kiner, Pirates .3163 HR4 RBI
R. Ashburn, Phillies .4781 HR4 RBI

Leaders: OPS

T. Williams, Red Sox 1.225
R. Ashburn, Phillies 1.209
E. Torgeson, Braves 1.167
B. Ruth, Yankees 1.085
H. Edwards, Indians 1.064

WHO'S NOT - Last 5 Games

M. Kreevich, White Sox 1 for 18 (.056)
B. Brown, Yankees 6 for 23 (.261)
M. Cochrane, Athletics 2 for 19 (.105)
E. Lake, Tigers 4 for 22 (.182)
P. Higgins, Red Sox 6 for 21 (.286)

Leaders: SO/9

N. Potter, Browns 5.5
L. Brissie, Athletics 5.2
D. Newcombe, Dodgers 5.1
H. Brecheen, Cardinals 4.9
L. Grove, Athletics 4.9
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WHO'S HOT - Last 5 Games

L. Gearhart, Browns .5263 HR6 RBI
J. Mize, Giants .3894 HR5 RBI
H. Trosky, White Sox .3812 HR5 RBI
R. Kiner, Pirates .3163 HR4 RBI
R. Ashburn, Phillies .4781 HR4 RBI

WHO'S NOT - Last 5 Games

M. Kreevich, White Sox 1 for 18 (.056)
B. Brown, Yankees 6 for 23 (.261)
M. Cochrane, Athletics 2 for 19 (.105)
E. Lake, Tigers 4 for 22 (.182)
P. Higgins, Red Sox 6 for 21 (.286)

Leaders: OPS

T. Williams, Red Sox 1.225
R. Ashburn, Phillies 1.209
E. Torgeson, Braves 1.167
B. Ruth, Yankees 1.085
H. Edwards, Indians 1.064

Leaders: SO/9

N. Potter, Browns 5.5
L. Brissie, Athletics 5.2
D. Newcombe, Dodgers 5.1
H. Brecheen, Cardinals 4.9
L. Grove, Athletics 4.9
More Leaders

Rule 5 Draft Results

Pete Reiser Dodgers to Braves
Eddie Robinson Indians to Senators
Aaron Robinson Yankees to Tigers
Tiny Bonham Yankees to Pirates
Buddy Blattner Giants to Phillies

Stan Musial - National League MVP


Stan Musial had an outstanding 1948 season, leading the Cardinals and dominating the National League. His stats read: .348 Avg, .951 OPS, 22 HR, 115 RBI, and 65 SB.

Lou Boudreau - American League MVP


Indians Shortstop Lou Boudreau won the 1948 American League MVP leading the Inians with a .347 batting avg. Boudreau led the Indians defensively with a .997 Fielding Percentage and offensively with 15 HR and 119 RBI

Sheldon Jones - N.L. Cy Young Award


New York Giants pitcher Sheldon Jones won the 1948 NL Cy Young Award. Posting 22 wins, and a league leading 2.19 ERA, Jones led the Giants to a Wild Card playoff spot with a 1.17 WHIP and a very strong 5.1 K/9.

Whit Wyatt - A.L. Cy Young Award


41 year old Whit Wyatt had an incredible season, leading the Tigers with 16 wins and leading the league with a 1.81 ERA. He finished the voting ahead of the Indians' Steve Gromek.

Hank Sauer - 1948 N L Rookie of the Year


Cincinnati Reds OF Hank Sauer narrowly beat out Alivn Dark and Richie Ashburn to win the National League Rookie of the Year. Sauer hit 37 Home Runs and 102 RBIs for the Reds.

Gene Bearden - 1948 AL Rookie of the Year


In a very close vote between two Indian Rookies, Gene Bearden won Rookie of the Year over Satchel Paige. Bearden finished with 17 and 9 losses, a 3.22 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, and 3.1 K/9.

Washington Senators - 1947 World Champions


Down 3 games to 1, the Washington Senators fought back to win the 1947 World Series over the defending champion Boston Braves. Led by AL Cy Young winner Roger Wolff, the Senators won a classic game seven, 2-1.

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Boston Braves - 1946 World Champions


Johnny Sain and Warren Spahn
The Boston Braves completed an impressive post season defeating the mighty New York Yankees 4 games to 2. The Braves were led by the dominant pitching staff of Dick Rudolph, Mort Cooper, Johnny Sain and rookie Warren Spahn.

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