1952 Major League Baseball season
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The 1952 Major League Baseball season. The Braves were playing their final season in Boston, before the team relocated to Milwaukee the following year, thus, ending fifty seasons without any MLB team changing addresses.
Awards and honors
- Most Valuable Player
- Rookie of the Year
- The Sporting News Player of the Year Award
- The Sporting News Manager of the Year Award
- June 22 – Boston Braves player Sid Gordon hits a two-run homer over the left field fence at Braves Field. His homer won Gordon the prize of a 100-pound bear cub for being the first Braves player to homer on "State of Maine Day". After the game, Gordon was presented with the animal in the Braves clubhouse.
- August 23 – Bob Elliott of the New York Giants is ejected for arguing a strike call during an at-bat against the St Louis Cardinals at Sportsman's Park. Bobby Hofman completes Elliott's at-bat. Hofman strikes out and is also ejected for arguing.
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- 1952 season at Baseball-Reference.com