Des Moines Bruins
Franchise History

Most wins in a season: 88 in 1954
Most losses in a season: 97 in 1952
Des Moines Bruins All-Time Batting and Pitching Leaders

The Des Moines Bruins, a minor league baseball team, played in the Western League between 1947 and 1957.


1947Des Moines BruinsWestern League7552RosterStats152,0272,394
1948Des Moines BruinsWestern League7664RosterStats232,0383,315
1949Des Moines BruinsWestern League7070RosterStats210,2043,003
1950Des Moines BruinsWestern League8470RosterStats147,5491,916
1951Des Moines BruinsWestern League7378RosterStats94,1371,247
1952Des Moines BruinsWestern League5797RosterStats62,597813
1953Des Moines BruinsWestern League7778RosterStats98,9721,277
1954Des Moines BruinsWestern League8866RosterStats113,6911,477
1955Des Moines BruinsWestern League7774RosterStats88,1811,168
1956Des Moines BruinsWestern League7267RosterStats67,973978
1957Des Moines BruinsWestern League6092RosterStats79,9651,052

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.


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