1947 Chicago Cubs season

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1947 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s) Charlie Grimm
Local television WBKB
(Jack Brickhouse, Joe Wilson)
Local radio WIND
(Bert Wilson)
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Offseason[edit]

  • November 21, 1946: Jim Brosnan was signed as an amateur free agent by the Cubs.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 94 60 -- .610
St. Louis Cardinals 89 65 5 .578
Boston Braves 86 68 8 .558
New York Giants 81 73 13 .526
Cincinnati Reds 73 81 21 .474
Chicago Cubs 69 85 25 .448
Philadelphia Phillies 62 92 32 .403
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 92 32 .403

Roster[edit]

1947 Chicago Cubs
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Scheffing, BobBob Scheffing 110 363 96 .264 5 50
1B Waitkus, EddieEddie Waitkus 130 514 150 .292 2 35
2B Johnson, DonDon Johnson 120 402 104 .259 3 26
3B Lowrey, PeanutsPeanuts Lowrey 115 448 126 .281 5 37
SS Merullo, LennieLennie Merullo 108 373 90 .241 0 29
OF Pafko, AndyAndy Pafko 129 513 155 .302 13 66
OF Nicholson, BillBill Nicholson 148 487 119 .244 26 75
OF Cavarretta, PhilPhil Cavarretta 127 459 144 .314 2 63

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Borowy, HankHank Borowy 40 183 8 12 4.38 75
Carpenter, BobBob Carpenter 4 7.1 0 1 4.91 1

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Lee, BillBill Lee 14 0 2 0 4.50 9

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Bill Kelly
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Larry Gilbert
AA Tulsa Oilers Texas League Gus Mancuso
A Macon Peaches Sally League Ray Hayworth
A Des Moines Bruins Western League Jim Keesey
B Davenport Cubs Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Dickie Kerr and Morrie Arnovich
B Portsmouth Cubs Piedmont League Gene Hasson
B Fayetteville Cubs Tri-State League Clyde McDowell
B Tacoma Tigers Western International League Luther Harvel
C Visalia Cubs California League John Intlekofer
C Clinton Cubs Central Association Bob Peterson
C Sioux Falls Canaries Northern League Jim Oglesby
C Hutchinson Cubs Western Association Morrie Arnovich and Dickie Kerr
D Elizabethton Betsy Cubs Appalachian League Lou Bekeza
D Centralia Cubs Illinois State League Chuck Hawley
D Iola Cubs Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Al Reitz
D Lumberton Cubs Tobacco State League Red Lucas
D Janesville Bears Wisconsin State League Frankie Piet

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Los Angeles, Clinton, Sioux Falls[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jim Brosnan page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season, p. 141, Jonathan Eig, Simon & Schuster, 2007, New York, ISBN 978-0-7432-9461-4
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

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