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The 1947 American Association season was the 47th in the league's history, and ended with the Milwaukee Brewers winning their first league championship since 1936. The Brewers went on to lose the Junior World Series.

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[edit] Final standings

Playoff teams in bold.

W L Pct. GB Manager Affiliation
Kansas City Blues 93 60 .608 -- Billy Meyer New York Yankees
Louisville Colonels 85 68 .556 8 Nemo Leibold Boston Red Sox
Milwaukee Brewers 79 75 .513 14½ Nick Cullop Boston Braves
Minneapolis Millers 77 77 .500 16½ Tom Sheehan New York Giants
Columbus Red Birds 76 78 .494 17½ Hal Anderson St. Louis Cardinals
Indianapolis Indians 74 79 .489 19 Jimmy Brown Pittsburgh Pirates
St. Paul Saints 69 85 .448 24½ Curt Davis/Herman Franks Brooklyn Dodgers
Toledo Mud Hens 61 92 .399 32 Frank Snyder St. Louis Browns

[edit] Playoffs

  First Round Championship Finals
                 
1  Kansas City Blues 2  
3  Milwaukee Brewers 4  
    3  Milwaukee Brewers 4
  2  Louisville Colonels 3
2  Louisville Colonels 3
4  Minneapolis Millers 4  

[edit] First Round

Kansas City vs. Milwaukee
Date Away Home
September 9 Milwaukee 9 Kansas City 8
September 12 Milwaukee 2 Kansas City 1
September 13 Kansas City 14 Milwaukee 7
September 14 Kansas City 5 Milwaukee 2
September 15 Kansas City 3 Milwaukee 5
September 16 Milwaukee 4 Kansas City 2
Milwaukee wins series 4-2
Louisville vs. Minneapolis
Date Away Home
September 9 Minneapolis 4 Louisville 6
September 10 Minneapolis 3 Louisville 8
September 11 Minneapolis 13 Louisville 8
September 13 Louisville 8 Minneapolis 7
September 14 Louisville 1 Minneapolis 5
September 15 Louisville 2 Minneapolis 8
September 16 Louisville 8 Minneapolis 4
Louisville wins series 4-3

[edit] Championship Finals

Louisville vs. Milwaukee
Date Away Home
September 19 Milwaukee 5 Louisville 2
September 20 Milwaukee 12 Louisville 5
September 21 Milwaukee 4 Louisville 6
September 22 Louisville 4 Milwaukee 1
September 23 Louisville 2 Milwaukee 3
10 innings
September 24 Louisville 11 Milwaukee 1
September 25 Louisville 4 Milwaukee 5
Milwaukee wins series 4-3 and
advances to Junior World Series

[edit] References

The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. W. Lloyd Johnson and Miles Wolff, editors. Baseball America, 1993.

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