1952 Mississippi-Ohio Valley League


Stats

Box scores

Overall
Team W L PCT GB
Danville (BOSN) 87 40 .685 -
Paris (I) 85 42 .669 2
Decatur (I) 73 52 .584 13
Hannibal (I) 70 57 .551 17
Mount Vernon (I) 55 67 .451 29.5
Canton/ Vincennes (I) 54 70 .435 31.5
Centralia (I) 41 83 .331 44.5
Mattoon (CIN) 35 89 .282 50.5

1st Half
Team W L PCT GB
Danville 44 20 .688 -
Paris 42 22 .656 2
Decatur 38 25 .603 5.5
Hannibal 38 27 .585 6.5
Mount Vernon 31 33 .484 13
Vincennes/Canton 30 33 .476 13.5
Centralia 19 43 .306 24
Mattoon 13 52 .200 31.5
2nd Half
Team W L PCT GB
Paris 43 20 .683 -
Danville 43 20 .683 -
Decatur 35 27 .565 7.5
Hannibal 32 30 .516 10.5
Mount Vernon 24 34 .414 16.5
Canton 24 37 .393 18
Mattoon 22 37 .373 19
Centralia 22 40 .355 20.5

Vincennes moved to Canton on June 7th, they were 15-16 at the time. Canton's first half record was 15-17.

Forfeited Game, Canton defeats Decatur. Decatur manager Julian Acosta failed to stop his pitcher from talking to fans during warmups, then pushed the umpire Harold Hoelscher, who fell. Score was 3-3 in the seventh at the time of the ejection. Acosta was briefly suspended by league president Dutch Hoffman as a result.

Post Season
1st round
Hannibal defeats Danville, 3-1
Decatur defeats Paris, 3-2

Championship
Decatur defeats Hannibal, 3-1

No All Star Game



Post Season All Star Team
1B-Clint McCord, Paris
2B-Virl Minnis, Danville
3B-Doyle Chadwick, Paris
SS-Gonzalo Chenard, Decatur
OF-Quincy Smith, Paris
OF-Carlos Paula, Decatur
OF-Jim Zapp, Paris
C-Arley Patino, Mount Vernon
P-Ken Gohn, Danville
P-Armando Diaz, Hannibal
P-Amacio Ferro, Hannibal
P-James Paloa, Paris

Attendence
Decatur, 94,300
Danville, 75,898
Mattoon, 49,316
Hannibal, 36,616
Paris, 36.606
Mount Vernon, 34,752
Centralia, 28,755
Vincennes/Canton, 25,654