1944 All-American Girls Softball League

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The 1944 season of the All-American Girls Softball League was the second season of the league.

Season Summary[edit]

Standings[edit]

Italics indicates half champion, Bold indicates the Shaughnessy Series champion

First Half[edit]

Rank Team G W L WPCT GB
1 Kenosha Comets 59 36 23 0.610 -.-
2 South Bend Blue Sox 58 33 25 0.569 2.5
3 Milwaukee Chicks 58 31 27 0.534 4.5
4 Racine Belles 60 28 32 0.467 8.5
5 Rockford Peaches 56 24 32 0.429 10.5
6 Minneapolis Millerettes 59 23 36 0.390 13.0

Second Half[edit]

Rank Team G W L WPCT GB
1 Milwaukee Chicks 59 40 19 0.678 -.-
2 South Bend Blue Sox 58 31 27 0.534 8.5
3 Rockford Peaches 57 29 28 0.509 10.0
4 Racine Belles 57 26 31 0.456 13.0
5 Kenosha Comets 57 25 32 0.439 14.0
6 Minneapolis Millerettes 58 22 36 0.379 17.5

Overall[edit]

Rank Team G W L WPCT GB Manager
1 Milwaukee Chicks 117 71 46 0.607 -.- Max Carey
2 South Bend Blue Sox 116 64 52 0.552 6.5 Bert Niehoff
3 Kenosha Comets 116 61 55 0.526 9.5 Marty McManus
4 Racine Belles 117 54 63 0.462 17.0 Johnny Gottselig
5 Rockford Peaches 113 53 60 0.469 16.0 Nap Kloza
6 Minneapolis Millerettes 117 45 72 0.385 25.5 Bubber Jonnard

Leaders[edit]

Bold indicates league record
Statistic Leader Team Number
Batting Average Betsy Jochum South Bend Blue Sox .296
Home Runs Merle Keagle Milwaukee Chicks 7
Runs Batted In Ann Hartnett Kenosha Comets 63
Stolen Bases Sophie Kurys Racine Belles 166
Wins Josephine Kabick Milwaukee Chicks 26-19
Earned Run Average Helen Fox Kenosha Comets 0.93
Strikeouts Dorothy Collins Minneapolis Millerettes 205

All-Star Game[edit]

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

Postseason[edit]

The playoffs featured the winners from each half of the league's season facing off in a best-of-seven championship series, in which the Milwaukee Chicks (second half winners) defeated the Kenosha Comets (first half winners), 4 games to 3.

Notable Events[edit]

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