1952 Major League Baseball season

1952 MLB season
League Major League Baseball
Sport Baseball
Duration April 15 – October 7, 1952
Regular season
Season MVP AL: Bobby Shantz (PHI)
NL: Hank Sauer (CUB)
AL champions New York Yankees
  AL runners-up Cleveland Indians
NL champions Brooklyn Dodgers
  NL runners-up New York Giants
World Series
Champions New York Yankees
  Runners-up Brooklyn Dodgers
Finals MVP Johnny Mize (NYY)

The 1952 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 15 to October 7, 1952. The Braves were playing their final season in Boston, before the team relocated to Milwaukee the following year, thus, ending fifty seasons without any MLB team relocating.

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

 American LeagueNational League
AVGFerris Fain PHA.327Stan Musial STL.336
HRLarry Doby CLE32Ralph Kiner PIT
Hank Sauer CHC
RBIAl Rosen CLE105Hank Sauer CHC121
WinsBobby Shantz PHA24Robin Roberts PHI28
ERAAllie Reynolds NYY2.06Hoyt Wilhelm NYG2.43
SOAllie Reynolds NYY160Warren Spahn BSN183
SVHarry Dorish CHW11Al Brazle STL16
SBMinnie Miñoso CHW22Pee Wee Reese BRO30

Major league baseball final standings


American League

Team Manager Comments
Boston Red Sox Lou Boudreau
Chicago White Sox Paul Richards
Cleveland Indians Al López
Detroit Tigers Red Rolfe and Fred Hutchinson
New York Yankees Casey Stengel
Philadelphia Athletics Jimmy Dykes
St. Louis Browns Rogers Hornsby and Marty Marion
Washington Senators Bucky Harris

National League

Team Manager Comments
Boston Braves Tommy Holmes and Charlie Grimm
Brooklyn Dodgers Chuck Dressen
Chicago Cubs Phil Cavarretta
Cincinnati Reds Luke Sewell and Rogers Hornsby
New York Giants Leo Durocher
Philadelphia Phillies Eddie Sawyer and Steve O'Neill
Pittsburgh Pirates Billy Meyer
St. Louis Cardinals Eddie Stanky


See also


  1. "Strange and Unusual Plays". www.retrosheet.org. Retrieved June 13, 2012.
  2. "Odd Baseball Facts Archive – II: One At-Bat, Two Ejections". goldenrankings.com. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
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