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1946 St. Louis Cardinals season

1946 St. Louis Cardinals
1946 National League Champions
1946 World Series Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Sportsman's Park (since 1920)
  • St. Louis, Missouri (since 1882)
  • Results
    Record 96–58 (.628)
    League place 1st
    Other information
    Owner(s) Sam Breadon
    Manager(s) Eddie Dyer
    Local radio WIL
    (Dizzy Dean, Johnny O'Hara)
    WTMV/WEW
    (Harry Caray, Gabby Street)
    Stats ESPN.com
    BB-reference
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    The 1946 St. Louis Cardinals season was a season in American baseball. It was the team's 65th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 55th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 96–58 during the championship season and finished tied with the Brooklyn Dodgers for first in the National League. St. Louis then won a best-of-three playoff for the pennant, 2 games to none. In the World Series, they won in 7 games over the Boston Red Sox. They won on Enos Slaughter's mad dash that gave them a 4–3 lead in the 8th inning of game 7.

    Offseason

    • Prior to 1946 season: Solly Hemus was signed as an amateur free agent by the Cardinals.[1]

    Regular season

    First baseman Stan Musial won the MVP Award this year, batting .365, with 16 home runs and 103 RBIs.

    Season standings

    National League W L GB Pct.
    St. Louis Cardinals 98 58 -- .628
    Brooklyn Dodgers 96 60 2 .615
    Chicago Cubs 82 71 14.5 .536
    Boston Braves 81 72 15.5 .529
    Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 28 .448
    Cincinnati Reds 67 87 30 .435
    Pittsburgh Pirates 63 91 34 .409
    New York Giants 61 93 36 .396

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1946 St. Louis Cardinals
    Roster
    Pitchers Catchers

    Infielders

    Outfielders

    Other batters

    Manager

    Coaches

    Player stats

    Batting

    Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    C Garagiola, JoeJoe Garagiola 74 211 50 .237 3 22
    1B Musial, StanStan Musial 156 624 228 .365 16 103
    2B Schoendienst, RedRed Schoendienst 142 606 170 .281 0 34
    3B Kurowski, WhiteyWhitey Kurowski 142 519 156 .301 14 89
    SS Marion, MartyMarty Marion 146 498 116 .233 3 46
    OF Walker, HarryHarry Walker 112 346 82 .237 3 27
    OF Dusak, ErvErv Dusak 100 275 66 .240 9 42
    OF Slaughter, EnosEnos Slaughter 156 609 183 .300 18 130

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Cross, JeffJeff Cross 49 69 15 .217 0 6

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO

    Other pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Barrett, RedRed Barrett 23 67 3 2 4.03 22

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Player G W L SV ERA SO

    1946 World Series

    Main article: 1946 World Series

    NL St. Louis Cardinals (4) vs. AL Boston Red Sox (3)

    Game Score Date Attendance
    1 Boston 3, St. Louis 2 (10 innings) October 6 36,218
    2 St. Louis 3, Boston 0 October 7 35,815
    3 Boston 4, St. Louis 0 October 9 34,500
    4 St. Louis 12, Boston 3 October 10 35,645
    5 Boston 6, St. Louis 3 October 11 35,982
    6 St. Louis 4, Boston 1 October 13 35,768
    7 St. Louis 4, Boston 3 October 15 36,143

    Awards and honors

    Farm system

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    References

    1. ^ Solly Hemus page at Baseball Reference
    2. ^ Bill Howerton page at Baseball Reference
    3. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p. 95, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
    4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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