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1946 St. Louis Cardinals season

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Record  96–58 (.628)
Stats  ESPN.com BB-reference
Manager  Eddie Dyer
Owner  Sam Breadon
League place  1st
Start date  1946
General manager  William Walsingham, Jr.
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Local radio  WIL (Dizzy Dean, Johnny O'Hara) WTMV/WEW (Harry Caray, Gabby Street)
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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.

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Offseason

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

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

    Notable transactions

  • July 1946: Jim Gleeson was traded by the Cardinals to the Boston Red Sox for Don Lang and Bill Howerton.
  • Starters by position

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

    Other batters

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

    Starting pitchers

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

    Other pitchers

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

    Relief pitchers

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

    1946 World Series

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

    Awards and honors

  • Stan Musial, National League leader, Triples, (20).
  • References

    1946 St. Louis Cardinals season Wikipedia


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