Who Won the 1945
MLB NL Batting Champion

Phil Cavarretta (.355)

Chicago Cubs

1944 MLB NL Batting Champion Winner
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1945 MLB NL Batting Champion Winner Phil Cavarretta News

The Riot That Nobody Predicted

BP Wrigleyville (blog)
By the third inning, the Braves had amassed a 1-0 lead, which could have been far larger without an outstanding unassisted double play turned by first baseman Phil Cavarretta. In an instance of truth that precipitates all baseball cliches, the man who ...

1945 MLB NL Batting Champion Winner Phil Cavarretta News

Bill Nicholson, The Unconventional Wartime Hero

BP Wrigleyville (blog)
His average continued to decline, precipitated by a decline in eyesight, and two weeks after the country declared victory over Japan, Nicholson found himself benched for the first time in his career, replaced in right field by first baseman Phil ...

1945 MLB NL Batting Champion Winner Phil Cavarretta News

Coach 'Gamp' Pellegrini was like a second father

Philly.com
Baseball was an intrinsic part of growing up in America — or so I thought. I can't explain how I bonded with Phil Cavarretta. Maybe, it was the mellifluous sound of his name. Cavarretta played first base for the Chicago Cubs and was a four-time all ...

1945 MLB NL Batting Champion Winner Phil Cavarretta News

Cubs' Kris Bryant can make 'MVP' chants become reality

Chicago Tribune
Bryant became the second player in major-league history with two five-hit, five-RBI games in the same season, joining former Cubs star Phil Cavarretta, who accomplished it during his 1945 MVP season. "Today was just one of those days I was really ...

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