Other baseball leagues in 1946:
The 1946 Major League Baseball season was contested from April 20 to October 11, 1946. The St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox were the regular season champions of the National League and American League, respectively. The Cardinals then defeated the Red Sox in the World Series, four games to three.
Many notable ballplayers returned from their military service this season, following the end of World War II, such as Joe DiMaggio, Stan Musial, and Ted Williams.