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The 1950 season of the National League was the seventy-fifth season of the league.

Contents

[edit] Season summary

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates league champion, Italics indicates World Series champion
Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB RS (RS/G) RA (RA/G) AVG OBP SLG ERA FPCT
1 Philadelphia Phillies 157 91 63 3 .580 -.- 722 (4.60) 624 (3.97) 0.265 0.331 0.396 3.50 0.975
2 Brooklyn Dodgers 155 89 65 1 .574 2.0 847 (5.46) 724 (4.67) 0.272 0.346 0.444 4.28 0.979
3 New York Giants 154 86 68 0 .558 5.0 735 (4.77) 643 (4.18) 0.258 0.337 0.392 3.71 0.977
4 Boston Braves 156 83 71 2 .532 8.0 785 (5.03) 736 (4.72) 0.263 0.339 0.405 4.14 0.970
5 St. Louis Cardinals 153 78 75 0 .510 12.5 693 (4.53) 670 (4.38) 0.259 0.337 0.386 3.97 0.978
6 Cincinnati Reds 153 66 87 0 .431 24.5 654 (4.27) 734 (4.80) 0.260 0.325 0.376 4.32 0.976
7 Chicago Cubs 154 64 89 1 .416 26.5 643 (4.18) 772 (5.01) 0.248 0.311 0.401 4.28 0.968
8 Pittsburgh Pirates 154 57 96 1 .370 33.5 681 (4.42) 857 (5.56) 0.264 0.334 0.406 4.96 0.977

[edit] League leaders

Bold indicates league record, Italics indicate all-time record

[edit] Batting

Statistic Leader Team Number
Games Played Granny Hamner
Willie Jones
Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia Phillies
157
At Bats Red Schoendienst St. Louis Cardinals 642
Runs Scored Earl Torgeson Boston Braves 120
Hits Duke Snider Brooklyn Dodgers 199
Doubles Red Schoendienst St. Louis Cardinals 43
Triples Richie Ashburn Philadelphia Phillies 14
Home Runs Ralph Kiner Pittsburgh Pirates 47
Total Bases Duke Snider Brooklyn Dodgers 343
Runs Batted In Del Ennis Philadelphia Phillies 126
Stolen Bases Sam Jethroe Boston Braves 35
Walks Eddie Stanky New York Giants 144
Hit by Pitch Eddie Stanky New York Giants 12
Strikeouts Roy Smalley Chicago Cubs 114
Sacrifice Hits Red Schoendienst St. Louis Cardinals 16
Grounded into Double Plays Del Ennis Philadelphia Phillies 25
Batting Average Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals 0.346
On-Base Percentage Eddie Stanky New York Giants 0.460
Slugging Percentage Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals 0.596
On-Base plus Slugging Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals 1.033
On-Base plus Slugging Plus Stan Musial St. Louis Cardinals 163

[edit] Pitching

Statistic Leader Team Number
Wins Warren Spahn Boston Braves 21
Losses Bob Rush Chicago Cubs 20
Win-Loss Percentage Sal Maglie New York Giants 0.818
Appearances Jim Konstanty Philadelphia Phillies 74
Games Started Vern Bickford
Robin Roberts
Warren Spahn
Boston Braves
Philadelphia Phillies
Boston Braves
39
Complete Games Vern Bickford Boston Braves 27
Shutouts Jim Hearn
Larry Jansen
Sal Maglie
Robin Roberts
St. Louis Cardinals/New York Giants
New York Giants
New York Giants
Philadelphia Phillies
5
Games Finished Jim Konstanty Philadelphia Phillies 62
Saves Jim Konstanty Philadelphia Phillies 22
Innings Pitched Vern Bickford Boston Braves 311.2
Batters Faced Vern Bickford Boston Braves 1325
Hits Allowed Johnny Sain Boston Braves 294
Home Runs Allowed Ken Raffensberger
Preacher Roe
Johnny Sain
Cincinnati Reds
Brooklyn Dodgers
Boston Braves
34
Base-on-Balls Allowed Herm Wehmeier Cincinnati Reds 135
Hit Batsmen Ewell Blackwell Cincinnati Reds 13
Strikeouts Warren Spahn Boston Braves 191
Wild Pitches Ewell Blackwell
Herm Wehmeier
Cincinnati Reds
Cincinnati Reds
11
Balks Max Lanier St. Louis Cardinals 5
Runs Allowed Herm Wehmeier Cincinnati Reds 157
Earned Runs Allowed Herm Wehmeier Cincinnati Reds 145
Earned Run Average Sal Maglie New York Giants 2.71
Walks plus Hits
per Inning Pitched
Larry Jansen New York Giants 1.065

[edit] All-Star Game

The National League won the seventeenth midsummer classic at Comiskey Park in Chicago, IL on Tuesday, July 11, 1950 by a score of 4 to 3 in 14 innings. The league's manager was Burt Shotton.

[edit] Postseason

In the World Series, the National League champion Philadelphia Phillies were defeated by the American League's New York Yankees, 4 games to 0.

[edit] Award winners

The winner of the league's Most Valuable Player Award, given its Most Valuable Player, was Jim Konstanty, a pitcher with the Philadelphia Phillies. In the award's voting, he had 286 out of a possible 336 points and 18 first place votes.

The winner of the league's Rookie of the Year Award, given its best rookie player, was Sam Jethroe, an outfielder with the Boston Braves. In the award's voting, he had 11 out of a possible 24 points and 11 first place votes.


[edit] Hall of Fame Game

The ninth annual Hall of Fame Game was played on July 24 at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY near the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game, the National League's New York Giants lost to the Boston Red Sox of the American League by a score of 8 to 5.

[edit] Notable events

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