1947 in the Negro Leagues

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1947 in the Negro Leagues


Standings[edit]

BOLD indicates League Champion

Negro National League[edit]

Source: The Negro Leagues Book by Dick Clark and Larry Lester
Rank Team G W L WPCT
1 New York Cubans 60 42 18 0.7
2 Baltimore Elite Giants 76 40 36 0.526
3 Newark Eagles 83 46 37 0.554
4 Pittsburgh Homestead Grays 66 32 34 0.485
5 Philadelphia Stars 57 26 31 0.456
6 New York Black Yankees 50 10 40 0.2

Negro American League[edit]

Source: The Negro Leagues Book by Dick Clark and Larry Lester
Rank Team G W L WPCT
1 Cleveland Buckeyes 77 54 23 0.701
2 Kansas City Monarchs 60 38 22 0.633
3 Birmingham Black Barons 62 35 27 0.565
4 Memphis Red Sox 78 35 43 0.449
5 Chicago American Giants 78 27 51 0.346
6 Indianapolis Clowns 67 22 45 0.328

Independent Teams[edit]

Source: Teams list from The Negro Leagues Book by Dick Clark and Larry Lester; records are from The Complete Book of Baseball's Negro Leagues, John Holway

Leading Players[edit]

Batters[edit]

Pitchers[edit]

Postseason[edit]

In the Negro World Series, the New York Cubans (NNL) defeated the Cleveland Buckeyes (NAL), 4 games to 1.

Negro League Seasons

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