1947 Yale Bulldogs baseball team

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1947 Yale Bulldogs baseball
Conference Eastern Intercollegiate Baseball League
1947 record 19–10–1 (9–3 EIBL)
Head coach Ethan Allen (2nd year)
Captain Frank O'Brien, Jr.
Home stadium Yale Field
Seasons
« 1946 1948 »
1947 Eastern Intercollegiate Baseball League baseball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T   PCT     W   L   T   PCT
Yale y 9 3 0   .750     19 10 1   .650
Columbia 7 5 0   .583     8 7 1   .531
Harvard 7 5 0   .583     12 13 0   .480
Princeton 7 5 0   .583     10 12 0   .455
Penn 6 6 0   .500     12 9 0   .571
Dartmouth 3 9 0   .250     5 16 0   .238
Cornell 3 9 0   .250     8 17 0   .320
† – Conference champion
y – Invited to the NCAA Tournament
As of June 30, 1947[1][2]; Rankings from Collegiate Baseball

The 1947 Yale Bulldogs baseball team represented the Yale University in the 1947 NCAA baseball season. The Bulldogs played their home games at Yale Field. The team was coached by Ethan Allen in his 2nd season at Yale.

The Bulldogs advanced to the inaugural College World Series, falling to the California Golden Bears two games to none in the best of three series.

Roster[edit]

1947 Yale Bulldogs roster[3]
 

Pitchers

Catchers

  • F. Bolton Elwell, Jr.
  • Richard Felske
 

Infielders

  • George H. W. Bush
  • Gordon D. Davis
  • Frank O'Brien, Jr.
  • James E. Osborn II
  • Richard G. Matthews, Jr.
  • Arthur K. Moher
 

Outfielders

  • Bill Howe
  • James W. Bracnaro
  • Frank T. Stanton, Jr.
  • Robert L. Rosensweig
  • George S. Sulliman
 

Position Unknown

  • C. K. Pearson
 

Schedule[edit]

1947 Yale Bulldogs Baseball Game Log[4]
Regular Season
June
Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Overall Record EIBL Record
June 4 @ Harvard Joseph J. O'Donnell FieldBoston, MA 9–3 15–6–1 7–2
June 11 Maryland Yale FieldNew Haven, CT 2–3 15–7–1
June 12 Princeton Yale Field • New Haven, CT 7–3 16–7–1 8–2
June 14 @ Princeton Princeton, NJ 0–1 16–8–1 8–3
June 17 Harvard Yale Field • New Haven, CT 1–0 17–8–1 9–3
Post-Season
NCAA Tournament: Eastern Playoff
Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Overall Record NCAAT Record
June 20 Clemson Yale FieldNew Haven, CT 7-3 18-8–1 1–0
June 21 NYU Yale Field • New Haven, CT 6-4 19-8–1 2–0
NCAA Tournament: College World Series
Date Opponent Site/Stadium Score Overall Record CWS Record
June 27 vs. California Hyames FieldKalamazoo, MI 4–17 19–9–1 0–1
June 28 vs. California Hyames Field • Kalamazoo, MI 7-8 19-10–1 0–2

Awards and honors[edit]

Bill Howe

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2013–2014 Ivy League Baseball Records Book. Ivy League. p. 2. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  2. ^ "College Baseball Conference Standings -- 1947". boydsworld.com. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ "All-Time Letter Winners". Yale Bulldogs. Retrieved April 5, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Game by Game Results". Yale Bulldogs. p. 14. Retrieved April 5, 2014.