1947 Cincinnati Reds season

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1947 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley, Jr.
Manager(s) Johnny Neun
Local radio WCPO
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The 1947 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the National League with a record of 73-81, 21 games behind the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • May 13: Jackie Robinson played in his first game in Cincinnati. The Reds won the game 7-5 over Robinson and the Dodgers. In the loss, Robinson had a walk, a single, and a run.[2] Various racial slurs were hurled at Robinson by the fans. Dodgers shortstop Pee Wee Reese put his hand on Robinson's shoulder to hush the crowd.[3]

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 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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 Lamanno, RayRay Lamanno 118 413 106 .257 5 50
1B Young, BabeBabe Young 95 364 103 .283 14 79
2B Zientara, BennyBenny Zientara 117 418 108 .258 2 24
3B Hatton, GradyGrady Hatton 146 524 147 .281 16 77
SS Miller, EddieEddie Miller 151 545 146 .268 19 87
OF Haas, BertBert Haas 135 482 138 .286 3 67
OF Galan, AugieAugie Galan 124 392 123 .314 6 61
OF Baumholtz, FrankFrank Baumholtz 151 643 182 .283 5 45

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
Lukon, EddieEddie Lukon 86 200 41 .205 11 33
Wahl, KermitKermit Wahl 39 81 14 .173 1 4
Poland, HughHugh Poland 16 18 6 .333 0 2
Stallcup, VirgilVirgil Stallcup 8 1 0 .000 0 0

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
Blackwell, EwellEwell Blackwell 33 273 22 8 2.47 193

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
Peterson, KentKent Peterson 37 152.1 6 13 4.25 78
Lively, BuddyBuddy Lively 38 123 4 7 4.68 52
Erautt, EddieEddie Erautt 36 119 4 9 5.07 43
Beggs, JoeJoe Beggs 11 32.1 0 3 5.29 11

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
Gumbert, HarryHarry Gumbert 46 10 10 10 3.89 43
Lambert, ClaytonClayton Lambert 3 0 0 0 15.88 1
Schultz, MikeMike Schultz 1 0 0 0 4.50 0
Malloy, BobBob Malloy 1 0 0 0 18.00 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Syracuse Chiefs International League Jewel Ens
A Columbia Reds Sally League Gee Walker
B Providence Chiefs New England League Buzz Boyle
C Rockford Rox Central Association Cyril Pfeifer
C Tyler Trojans Lone Star League Hack Miller
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Pip Koehler
D Muncie Reds Ohio State League Mike Blazo
D Lockport Reds PONY League Cecil Scheffel

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Syracuse[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Virgil Stallcup page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season, p. 125, Jonathan Eig, Simon & Schuster, 2007, New York, ISBN 978-0-7432-9461-4
  3. ^ Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season, p. 127
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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