1944 in the Negro Leagues

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1944 in the Negro Leagues


Standings[edit]

BOLD indicates League Champion

Negro National League[edit]

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Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 Homestead Grays 74 47 24 3 0.662 --
2 New York Cubans 51 28 21 2 0.571 8.0
3 Philadelphia Stars 58 31 26 1 0.544 9.0
4 Baltimore Elite Giants 70 34 36 0 0.486 12.5
5 Newark Eagles 62 27 35 0 0.435 15.5
6 New York Black Yankees 41 8 33 0 0.195 24.0

Negro American League[edit]

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Rank Team G W L T WPCT GB
1 Birmingham Black Barons 51 33 18 0 0.647 --
2 Cincinnati-Indianapolis Clowns 80 46 34 0 0.575 1.5
3 Cleveland Buckeyes 56 32 24 0 0.571 3.5
4 Kansas City Monarchs 68 30 38 0 0.441 11.5
5 Memphis Red Sox 84 37 47 0 0.441 12.5
6 Chicago American Giants 65 24 41 0 0.369 16.0

Independent Teams[edit]

There were no independent clubs active in this year.

Leading Players[edit]

Batters[edit]

Pitchers[edit]

Postseason[edit]

In the Negro World Series, the Homestead Grays (NNL) defeated the Birmingham Black Barons (NAL), 4 games to 1.

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