1944 FINAL Replay Standings as of October 2, 1944
 
 
 

Batting Leaders | Pitching Leaders
Team Batting | Team Pitching

AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
W L GB Pct W L GB Pct
New York Yankees 90 64 - .584 St. Louis Cardinals 110 45 - .710
Cleveland Indians 86 68 4.0 .558 Cincinnati Reds 94 60 15.5 .610
St. Louis Browns 83 71 7.0 .539 Pittsburgh Pirates 83 71 26.5 .539
Detroit Tigers 81 73 9.0 .526 Chicago Cubs 81 73 28.5 .526
Philadelphia A's 75 79 15.0 .487 New York Giants 69 85 40.5 .448
Boston Red Sox 72 82 18.0 .468 Philadelphia Phillies 67 86 42.0 .438
Washington Nationals 66 88 24.0 .429 Brooklyn Dodgers 59 95 50.5 .383
Chicago White Sox 63 91 27.0 .409 Boston Braves 53 101 56.5 .344

 

 

 

 

                        

 

 

 

 1944 HIGHLIGHTS

 

The Cycle

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Danny Gardella New York

St. Louis vs New York

May 28

 

Joe Medwick New York

New York vs Philadelphia

July 16

 

Buddy Kerr New York

Philadelphia vs New York

August 6                               

 

Walker Cooper St. Louis

St. Louis vs Philadelphia

September 23

 

5+ Hits

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Hal Luby New York

5 hits

Brooklyn vs New York

April 28                           

 

Johnny Hopp St. Louis

5 hits                           

St. Louis vs Pittsburgh

May 4

 

Woody Williams Cincinnati

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Cincinnati

May 19

 

Danny Gardella New York

5 hits

St. Louis vs New York

May 28

 

Max Macon Boston

5 hits

Chicago vs Boston

May 28

 

Jim Bucher Boston

5 hits               

Boston vs Cleveland

May 31

 

George Hausmann New York

5 hits

Chicago vs New York

June 1

 

Walker Cooper St. Louis

5 hits

St. Louis vs Philadelphia                   

June 4

 

Phil Weintraub New York

6 hits

Boston vs New York

June 7

 

Chuck Hostetler Detroit

5 hits

Detroit vs Cleveland

June 15

 

Eddie Mayo Detroit

5 hits

Detroit vs Washington                                                                  

June 29

 

Tony Lupien Philadelphia

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Pittsburgh

July 5

 

Snuffy Stirnweiss New York

5 hits

Cleveland vs New York

July 6

 

John Wells Brooklyn

5 hits

Pittsburgh vs Brooklyn

July 23

 

Dixie Walker Brooklyn

5 hits

Chicago vs Brooklyn

July 25

 

Stan Spence Washington

5 hits

Washington vs St. Louis

July 31

 

Red Treadway New York

5 hits

New York vs St. Louis

August 16

 

Joe Medwick New York

5 hits

New York vs Chicago

August 20

 

Johnny Hopp St. Louis

5 hits

Boston vs St. Louis

August 20

 

Hersh Martin New York

5 hits

Detroit vs New York

August 21

 

Johnny Hopp St. Louis

5 hits

Pittsburgh vs St. Louis

August 27

 

Johnny Rucker New York

5 hits

Boston vs New York

September 7

 

Walker Cooper St. Louis

5 hits

St. Louis vs Philadelphia

September 23

 

Frank McCormick Cincinnati

5 hits

Cincinnati vs Brooklyn

September 28

 

 

4+ XB Hits

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Danny Gardella New York

4 XB Hits

St. Louis vs New York

May 28

 

Phil Weintraub New York

4 XB Hits

Boston vs New York

June 7

 

Jim Russell Pittsburgh

4 XB Hits

Pittsburgh vs Chicago

July 15

 

8+ RBI

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Phil Weintraub New York

9 RBI

Boston vs New York

June 7

 

Frankie Hayes Philadelphia

8 RBI

St. Louis vs Philadelphia

July 4

 

No-Hit Games

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Ewald Pyle New York

Boston vs New York

April 19

 

Clyde Shoun Cincinnati

Cincinnati vs Philadelphia

May 30

 

Hal Newhouser Detroit

Detroit vs St. Louis

June 25

 

Tiny Bonham New York

Detroit vs New York

July 7

 

Mickey Haefner Washington

Chicago vs Washington

August 17

 

Bucky Walters Cincinnati

Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh

September 15

 

 

1-Hit Games

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Red Munger St. Louis

Cincinnati vs St. Louis

May 6

 

Bill Dietrich Chicago

Chicago vs Detroit

May 7

 

Bill Voiselle New York

Pittsburgh vs New York

June 4

 

Nels Potter St. Louis

St. Louis vs Chicago

June 14

 

Dick Barrett Philadelphia

Boston vs Philadelphia

June 15

 

Bob Muncrief St. Louis

Detroit vs St. Louis

June 24

 

Mort Cooper St. Louis

St. Louis vs Pittsburgh

June 24

 

Rube Fischer New York

New York vs Pittsburgh

June 28

 

Hank Borowy New York

Chicago vs New York

July 1

 

Dizzy Trout Detroit

Detroit vs Philadelphia

July 2

 

Harry Brecheen St. Louis

Boston vs St. Louis

July 9

 

Jim Konstanty Cincinnati

Cincinnati vs Philadelphia

July 22

 

Cork Wilks St. Louis

St. Louis vs Boston

July 24

 

Tex Hughson Boston

Boston vs Detroit

July 27

 

Harry Feldman New York

Cincinnati vs New York

July 30

 

Lum Harris Philadelphia

Philadelphia vs Chicago

July 30

 

Dizzy Trout Detroit

Detroit vs Philadelphia

August 13

 

Tiny Bonham New York

Chicago vs New York

August 14

 

Bucky Walters Cincinnati

Philadelphia vs Cincinnati

August 20

 

Arnold Carter Cincinnati

Pittsburgh vs Cincinnati

September 10

 

Paul Erickson Chicago

Cincinnati vs Chicago

September 14

 

Mel Queen New York

New York vs Chicago

September 25

 

Hal Newhouser Detroit

Philadelphia vs Detroit

September 27

 

Bucky Walters Cincinnati

Cincinnati vs New York

September 27

 

Mel Queen New York

New York vs St. Louis

October 1

 

14+ whoofs

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Hal Newhouser Detroit

16 whiffs

Detroit vs Chicago

April 27

 

Longest Winning Streak

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Newhouser (Tigers) - 12

Longest Losing Streak

Davis (Bums) and Javery (Braves) – 9

 

Longest Team Winning Streak

Cards – 17 games, starting 7-8.

 

Longest Team Losing Streak

Phillies – 16 games, starting April 22.

 

GAME HIGHLIGHTS:

 

April 27 – Tigers beat Chisox, 2-9-1/1-4-2, in 17 innings.

April 30 – Cards take 2 from Cubs who have now lost their first 10 straight.

Cubs go 0-for-April.

May 5 – Cards beat Pirates, 15-22-1/1-6-3.  Hopp 5-6.  Every Card starter, including pitcher Mort Cooper, had at least 1 hit.


May 13 – Bums and Yanks lose. Bums now 7-12, in 6th; Yanks now in last place, 5-12.  Browns and Cards still lead.


May 14 – Yanks and Tribe split as NY takes nightcap, 16-21-1/0-5-0.  NY scores all 16 in 1st 4 innings (3,5,5,3).  Every Yank has at least 1 hit and each
 has at least 2 except for Milosevich and pitcher Donald.  Levy and Etten homer and double and 5 RBI each.


May 16 – Yanks lose 5-4 in 15 innings to Chisox.  Chicago’s Bill Dietrich pitches CG.

May 17 – Cleveland beats Nats, 17-17-2/12/15/3.  Jeff Heath 2 homers, 6 RBI.  Every Nat starter, including Wolff (pitcher) had at least 1 hit.

May 18 – Braves beat Cards, 15-18-1/3-7-0. 

May 19 – Yanks (6-18) and Bums (8-18) lose and both are now in last place.  Giants’ Ewald Pyle no-hits Braves (2 walks), 3-7-1/0-0-2.

May 23 – Bums drop 8th straight and are now 8-22 (last place).

May 27 – Bums (8-24, last place) drop 10th straight, to Reds, in 11, 3-2.

May 30 – Cards beat Braves in opener, 18-17-3/8-12-2.  Every starter except pitcher had at leasr 1 hit.    Reds’ Clyde Shoun no-hits Phils in nightcap,
 4-10-0/0-0-0.  Misses perfect game by 1 walk (to Buster Adams).

June 4 – Phils beat Cards in 15 innings in opener, 4-8-4/3-14-2.  Cards take nightcap, 15-22-2/3-7-2.  Walker Cooper 5-5, 2 doubles.  Kurowski 4 RBI.

June 7 – Giants beat Braves, 19-22-1/6-11-3.  Every Giant starter, except pitcher (Feldman) had at least 1 hit.  Phil Weintraub 6-6, 2 homers, 9 RBI, 2
 doubles, 14 TB, 3 runs.  

June 13 –Bums move past Braves into 7th, as they beat Giants as Boston drops 2 to Phils.  Yanks still last (worst in ’44 at 15-32/.319).

June 15 – Giants beat Bums, 22-27-1/7-12-1.  Every starting Giant except catcher Mancuso had at least 1 hit and so did every starting Dodger
 (except SP Gregg).  Nap Reyes 4-6, 4 RBI, 4 runs, 2 homers, double, 11 TB.

June 22 – Bums beat Giants, 12-14-1/1-6-2, scoring 10 in top of 1st.  Every Bum gets at least 1 hit, except pitcher (Wyatt).  

July 1 – Yanks’ Hank Borowy (8-2/1.41) 1-hits Chisox, 3-7-0/0-1-1(2 walks).  Only hit is Schalks’ 1st inning double. 

July 4 – A’s beat Browns in nightcap, 20-21-2/2-8-3.  Every starter, except SS Busch, had at least 1 hit.  Frankie Hayes 8 RBI, 3-5, 3 runs, double,
 2 grand slams (3rd and 4th innings).

July 6- Yanks beat Tribe as Chisox beat Nats.  NY moves into 1st division (and .500/35-35).  Tribe is 37-37 (3rd).

July 14 – Tigers beat Chisox, 15-17-0/1-13-0.

July 16 – Tigers come back to beat Chisox in opener, in 15 innings, 7-13-0/5-13-1.

July 20 – Yanks Borowy (10-3, 1.67) 3 hits Browns, 4-0, for Yanks’ 3rd straight win over Browns.  NY (43-39, .535) now 1 behind Tigers (46-40, .535)
 and Browns (who drop to 2nd at 47-41, .534).

July 21- Cards beat Giants in opener, 23-21-1/2-10-3.  Every Card starter had at least 1 hit.

July 23 – Yanks beat Chisox in 14 innings in opener, 6-15-2/5-8-0.  Yanks drop nightcap as Detroit drops twin-bill to A’s.  NY (45-42) and Tribe (46-43)
 now tied in 2nd, at .517.  Tigers (47-44, .516) now 4th.   Bums sweep Bucs, taking nightcap in 14 innings, 15-23-1/14-20-3.  Cards beat Braves in
 15 innings, 7-15-1/5-11-0.  Every Card starter, except pitcher (Lanier) had at least 1 hit.  Cards take nightcap, 15-19-0/2-5-0.  Every Card starter, except 
pitcher Cooper, had at least 1 hit.  Browns lose to Red Sox and Yanks take over 1st for first time this year.  NY (46-42, .523) is 1 point ahead
 of Browns (48-44, .522).

July 24 – Browns drop their 4th straight and are now 1-9 in last 10.  Tigers beat A’s and are now 48-44, .522, 1 point behind NY.  St. Louis now
 ˝  back (48-45, .516).  Cards Cork Wills 1-hits Braves (5 walks), winning 2-5-0/1-1-1.  Only hit is Nieman double leading off 7th.

July 26 – Tigers’ Newhouser wins his 16th (16-3, 1.52), beating Boston to increase Detroit’s least to 1 over Cleveland and Browns and 2 over Yanks.

July 28 – Nats beat Chisox in 19 innings, 3-13-2/2-12-1.  Chicago’s Lopat goes the entire 19 innings.

July 30 – Bums and Cards split.  Cards take opener, 6-5, as Brooklyn comes back to win in 11 innings in nightcap, 13-16-1/12-18-2.   Giants and
 Reds split with Giants’ Harry Feldman 1-hitting Reds (3 walks) in nightcap (only hit was 8th inning, 1 out single by Estel Crabtree.  A’s Mickey
 Harris (0 walks!) 1 hits Chisox in opener, 11-14-1/0-1-4.  Only Chicago baserunners are Curtright (reaches on 9th inning error) and Hodgin
 single to lead off 5th.

August 1- Yanks beat Tigers as Tribe loses to Red Sox.  This temporarily ties the Tribe, Tigers and Browns for 1st (53-47); Yanks 2 back (49-47).  
Browns then beat Nats 2-1 in 12 innings to take over sole possession of 1st.

August 6 – Browns move back into 1st, splitting twin-bill w/Tribe.  Tigers split w/Chisox as Yanks sweep A’s.  Cleve and Browns now 56-48, NY now
 53-48 (.525) and Tigers now 54-49 (.524).


August 14 – Yanks (Bonham) one hits Chisox, 4-6-1/0-1-1.  Only Chicago hit is single by Tucker with 1 out in top of 5th.  Cards’ Mort Cooper (20-3, 1.43) 
becomes 1st ’44 20 game winner, beating Bums, 15-15-2/7-9-2.  Cubs beat Phils 2-1 in 15 innings.  Ken Raffensberger goes first 11 for Phils.

August 15 – Pirates (Cuccurullo) beat Braves, 16-17-1/0-9-2. 


August 20 – Red’s Bucky Walters (18-7/1.92) 1-hits Phils in opener, 1-7-0/0-1-0.  Only hit is Northey’s double in top of 4th, 2 outs.  Yanks take 3rd straight 
from Tigers, 15-13-2/5-6-3.  Hersh Martin 5-6, 3 runs, double.  Stirnweiss steals his 50th.

August 21- Newhouser (20-5,1.45) wins his 20th, snapping Tigers losing streak, as he beats Yanks, 4-3.


August 31 – Yanks beat Nats in opener, 16-13-1/4-7-2.  Lindell triple, homer, 4 RBI; pitcher Mink Dubiel 2-5, 4 RBI, double.  NY wins nightcap as
 Tigers beat Browns 1-0.  Yanks move into 1st, ˝ up over Browns.

September 1 – Yanks win 4th straight, beating Nats, as Tigers’ Newhouser beats Browns (lost 3 straight).  Yanks now lead Browns by 2. 

September 15 – Cards (99-40) sweep Cubs and clinch NL.  Cards are 18 ˝ up over 2nd place team (Reds).


September 22- Yanks lose to Tribe 3-1 in 10 as Tribe moves to within 2 of NY.  Browns also win (9th straight) to move 1 behind Yanks.

September 23 – Yanks beat Tribe 13-6, with 9 in top of 7th, to move 2 ˝ ahead ot Cleveland.  A’s beat Browns in 11, 7-5 as Browns fall 1 ˝ back.
  Yanks’ magic number is now 8.

September 24 – Yanks beat Tribe again, this time 6-5, dropping magic number to 7 as Cleveland falls 3 ˝ back (Browns are still 2 back).  A’s (Flores)
 beat Browns 1-0, dropping St. Louis 2 ˝ back.  Yanks’ magic number drops to 6.  Cards’ Mort Cooper wins his 26th (26-6, 1.29), beating Phils
 in opener, 3-1.  Cork Wilks wins 19th (19-7, 1.30) in nightcap, 4-1.

September 25 – Yanks sweep chisox as Browns lose to Bosox.  NY’s magic number drops to 3.  Tribe beats Nats and are now tied w/Browns (81-67).


September 27 – Yanks (Bevans) beats Chisox, 8-3, giving NY a clinch for AL tie.

September 29 – Yanks clinch as Borowy (20-7, 1.88) wins his 20th in nightcap, after NY dropped opener against Browns.

October 7 – Cards take 2nd straight over Yanks, 17-21-0/3-3-0.  Cards’ Ray Sanders 5-5, Musial 2-6, 4 RBI, double, homer.  Pitcher Cork Wilks 3-5, 4 RBI, 
double, homer.