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Mississippi-Ohio Valley League 1950

Summary

  • Team with Best Won/Lost Record (Champion): Centralia Sterlings (Independent) 83-40, .675

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


  • League Attendance: 224,579
    • 8 teams played a 126 game schedule which began on April 30 and ended on September 4. Four teams qualified for a post-season Shaughnessy playoff, which was terminated by bad weather before a winner was determined.
    • The M-OVL had teams in Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky.

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Overview


Composite 1950 Won/Lost Record for Each Team

                 Nickname    Affiliate Won Lost  Pct (Rank)
Centralia        Sterlings   Indy       83  40  .675  (1)  Roster
Mattoon          Indians     Indy       71  47  .602  (3)  Roster
Mt. Vernon       Kings       Indy       37  77  .325  (8)  Roster
Paducah          Chiefs      Indy       67  55  .549  (4)  Roster
Paris            Lakers      Indy       43  75  .364  (6)  Roster
Springfield      Giants      Indy       60  59  .504  (5)  Roster
Vincennes        Citizens    Browns     43  76  .361  (7)  Roster
West Frankfort   Cardinals   Cardinals  72  47  .605  (2)  Roster

Paris had a working agreement with Topeka, Kansas, in the Western Association (Class C).


1950 Post Season

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

Championship:
No official champion.
Playoff cancelled due to bad weather and military call-ups.

1950 All Star Games

July 13 @ West Frankfort
South 12, North 8

no line score

WP: unknown
LP: unknown
MVP: none selected

Details

July 14 @ Mattoon
South 6, North 4

line score unavailable

WP: Gene Pisarski (Centralia/NA)
LP: Edward Wilson (Paris/NA)
MVP: none selected

Details




The Midwest League plays Single-A, professional baseball in America's agricultural and industrial heartland. 16 teams play a 140 game schedule which begins in early April and ends Labor Day weekend.

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