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The 1950 season of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was the eighth season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season Summary

[edit] Standings

Italics indicates a playoff team, Bold indicates the Shaughnessy Series champion
Rank Team G W L WPCT GB Manager
1 Rockford Peaches 111 67 44 0.604 -.- Bill Allington
2 Fort Wayne Daisies 105 62 43 0.590 1.5 Max Carey
3 Kenosha Comets 110 64 46 0.582 2.5 Johnny Gottselig
4 Grand Rapids Chicks 112 59 53 0.527 8.5 Johnny Rawlings
5 South Bend Blue Sox 110 55 55 0.500 11.5 Dave Bancroft
6 Racine Belles 110 50 60 0.455 16.5 Norm Derringer
7 Peoria Redwings 107 44 63 0.411 21.0 [[]]
8 Kalamazoo Lassies 109 36 73 0.330 30.0 Bonnie Baker

[edit] Leaders

Bold indicates league record
Statistic Leader Team Number
Batting Average Betty Foss Fort Wayne Daisies .346
Home Runs Sophie Kurys Racine Belles 7
Eleanor Callow Rockford Peaches
Runs Batted In Elizabeth Mahon South Bend Blue Sox 70
Stolen Bases Sophie Kurys Racine Belles 150
Wins Maxine Kline Fort Wayne Daisies 23-9
Earned Run Average Jean Eastman South Bend Blue Sox 1.12
Strikeouts Lois Florreich Rockford Peaches 171

[edit] All-Star Game

The league's eighth All-Star Game was played on at . by a score of .

[edit] Postseason

The playoffs featured the top four teams in the league. The teams competed in a best-of-five first round, with the first place team faced off against the third place team and the second place team played against the fourth place team. The winners then advanced to the best-of-seven Shaughnessy Series.

  First Round Shaughnessy Series
                 
1  Rockford Peaches 3  
3  Kenosha Comets 1  
    1  Rockford Peaches 4
  2  Fort Wayne Daisies 3
2  Fort Wayne Daisies 3
4  Grand Rapids Chicks 1  

[edit] Award Winners

The winner of the league's Player of the Year Award, was Alma Ziegler, a pitcher with the Grand Rapids Chicks. The award was voted upon by the league's managers.

[edit] All-Star Team

The following players were named to the league's all-star team, as voted upon by the league's managers.

Position Player Team
P Jean Eastman South Bend Blue Sox
Lois Florreich Rockford Peaches
Maxine Randall Fort Wayne Daisies
C Ruth Richard Rockford Peaches
1B Dorothy Kamenshek Rockford Peaches
2B Evelyn Moroz Fort Wayne Daisies
3B Fern Shollenberger Kenosha Comets
SS Dorothy Doyle Rockford Peaches
OF Doris Sams Kalamazoo Lassies
Doris Satterfield Grand Rapids Chicks
Betty Wagoner South Bend Blue Sox

[edit] Notable Events

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