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1951 Season


1950 / 1952

Top Hitter


Jackie
Robinson

Top Pitcher


Robin
Roberts

1951 World Series








Defeated
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(As of March 1, 1951)




Glossary
                1951 1952 1953 1954 1955
# Top Prospect
1
16
274.8
223.2
3.5
40.9
7.2
7.7
.636
20.8
.617
15.1
.656
20.7
.669
25.7
.623 Mickey Mantle
2
16
178.2
146.0
19.0
13.1
0.1
3.4
.624
4.2
.597
3.5
.455
14.6
.630
11.3
.519 Willie Mays
3
19
115.3
21.1
3.6
84.0
6.7
3.6
.494
1.7
.418
5.5
.597
8.8
.578
14.2
.552 Johnny Logan
4
15
105.2
108.3
-9.3
25.8
-19.7
4.9
.604
4.5
.604
1.8
.597
14.7
.721
15.3
.604 Minnie Minoso
5
24
94.7
49.2
-2.4
38.7
9.1
3.4
.403
7.7
.500
9.0
.422
4.7
.416
7.0
.471 Smoky Burgess
6
8
94.0
55.1
5.6
26.6
6.6
0.2
.442
6.0
.448
3.8
.442
4.4
.481
15.1
.487 Joe Nuxhall
7
16
79.8
37.1
-5.8
51.6
-3.1
-0.7
.416
-0.3
.273
7.4
.325
6.5
.344
12.5
.390 Bob Friend
8
17
57.6
31.9
21.5
7.8
-3.6
1.3
.565
3.4
.494
3.5
.549
3.1
.448
10.5
.545 Jim Piersall
9
12
41.3
25.0
-1.9
12.7
5.5
-1.4
.403
2.2
.506
6.0
.500
6.6
.429
4.0
.344 Pete Runnels
10
14
40.1
10.8
6.3
18.7
4.3
1.6
.526
-0.4
.526
6.4
.578
7.5
.610
-2.2
.591 Hal Brown
11
14
26.2
8.3
0.8
9.2
8.0
1.3
.474
6.0
.565
6.5
.539
4.2
.487
1.7
.500 Granny Hamner
12
13
21.6
-3.7
-1.9
21.7
5.5
1.0
.618
1.9
.627
2.6
.682
0.7
.597
3.3
.641 Clem Labine
13
9
19.1
2.5
-0.8
14.6
2.7
0.0
.474
-0.4
.325
-1.0
.390
-0.4
.442
0.8
.513 Ray Herbert
14
17
15.9
5.6
-2.3
11.7
0.9
0.7
.526
-1.2
.571
3.5
.539
2.6
.468
5.7
.442 Tom Poholsky
15
11
11.5
1.6
-4.3
12.5
1.8
-1.6
.338
3.1
.416
-1.4
.351
4.2
.351
2.2
.370 Bob Turley
16
6
6.4
-2.5
-0.4
10.0
-0.7
-1.5
.455
3.2
.513
-0.9
.383
3.8
.331
0.5
.409 Arnie Portocarrero
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World Series Champion

League Champion

Division Champion

Wild Card Winner
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