The National League batting champion in 1947 was Harry Walker at .363. An oddity is that he was traded that year to the Philadelphia Phillies from the St. Louis Cardinasl he has starred in the World Series in 1946.
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The Brooklyn Dodgers were the 1947 National League Champions.
Bob Elliott won the 1947 National League MVP Award.
The 1947 National League batting champion was Harry William "the Hat" Walker, who played for both the St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies during the season and posted a remarkable .363 batting average, .436 on base percentage, and 16 triples, all league leads. Ironically he had only 1 homer and 41 RBI's, all of which came in Philadelphia, yet this was not enough to deter him from the honor as home runs and RBI's were much less common back then.
Speedway National League Division Three was created in 1947.
The National League with the Brooklyn Dodgers for entire career, 10 seasons, from 1947 to 1956.
National Hockey League All-Star Game was created in 1947.
Not professionally. There were two professional leagues in 1947, the National Football League and the All American Football Conference. Neither league had a team in St. Louis in 1947.
Bill Champion was born on 1947-09-28.
In 1947 Jackie Robinson stated playing majors.
Jackie Robinson who joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
HIFK was the winner of the Veikkausliiga league in 1947.