1946 St. Louis Cardinals

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1946 St. Louis Cardinals / Franchise: St. Louis Cardinals / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 98-58, Finished 1st in National League (1946 NL)

Clinched Pennant: October 3, 1946, At Brooklyn Dodgers

World Series Champs

Managed by Eddie Dyer

Coaches: Mike Gonzalez and Buzzy Wares

Ballpark: Sportsman's Park IV

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1946 St. Louis Cardinals' World Series roster did not have a single player who had ever previously played with any other major league team. Every member of the team had debuted in the majors in a Cardinals uniform.

Awards and Honors[edit]

Further Reading[edit]

  • Mel R. Freese: The St. Louis Cardinals in the 1940s, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2007.
  • Jerome M. Mileur: The Stars Are Back: The St. Louis Cardinals, the Boston Red Sox, and Player Unrest in 1946, Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, IL, 2013. ISBN 978-0-8093-3271-7
  • Washington Post: "Cards win, 8-4, capture N.L Pennant", historic-newspapers.com, October 4, 1946
  • Robert Weintraub: The Victory Season: The End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball's Golden Age, Little, Brown and Company, New York, NY, 2013. ISBN 978-0316205917

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