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Mississippi-Ohio Valley League 1949

Summary

  • Mississippi-Ohio Valley League Playoff Champion: Paducah Chiefs (Independent)
  • Team with Best Won/Lost Record (Champion): Centralia Cubs (Independent) 74-44, .627

The Mississippi-Ohio Valley League is the direct predecessor of the Midwest League.


  • League Attendance: 203,064
    • 6 teams played a 120 game schedule, which began on May 8 and ended on September 5. Four teams qualified for a post-season Shaughnessy playoff.
    • The M-OVL had teams in Illinois and Kentucky.

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Overview


Composite 1949 Won/Lost Record for Each Team

                 Nickname    Affiliate Won Lost  Pct (Rank)
Belleville       Stags       Yankees    43  76  .361  (6)  Roster
Centralia        Cubs        Indy       74  44  .627  (1)  Roster
Mattoon          Indians     Indy       62  56  .525  (3)  Roster
Mt. Vernon       Kings       Pirates    53  67  .442  (5)  Roster
Paducah          Chiefs      Indy       54  65  .454  (4)  Roster
West Frankfort   Cardinals   Cardinals  71  49  .592  (2)  Roster

Tie Game: Mattoon at West Frankfort, unknown date [before July 15] (4-4, 8 innings; rain)


1949 Post Season

Round 1:
Mattoon d. Centralia, 3-0
Paducah d. West Frankfort, 3-0

Championship:
Paducah d. Mattoon, 4-3

1949 All Star Games

July 11 @ Paducah
South 5, North 2

        North             000 001 100 - 2 5 7
        South             000 201 101 - 5 6 4

WP: Doug Campbell (Paducah/Independent)
LP: Jack Urban (Belleville/Yankees)
MVP: none selected

Details

August 6 @ Mount Vernon
All-Stars 9, Centralia 2

no line score

WP: Unknown
LP: Unknown
MVP: none selected

Details




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