1948 Chicago Cubs season

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1948 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
Manager(s) Charlie Grimm
Local television WGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Marty Hogan)
WBKB
(Joe Wilson)
Local radio WIND
(Bert Wilson)
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The 1948 Chicago Cubs season was the 76th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 73rd in the National League and the 33rd at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished eighth and last in the National League with a record of 64–90.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Boston Braves 91 62 -- .595
St. Louis Cardinals 85 69 6.5 .552
Brooklyn Dodgers 84 70 7.5 .545
Pittsburgh Pirates 83 71 8.5 .539
New York Giants 78 76 13.5 .506
Philadelphia Phillies 66 88 25.5 .429
Cincinnati Reds 64 89 27 .418
Chicago Cubs 64 90 27.5 .416

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1948 Chicago Cubs
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
SS Smalley, RoyRoy Smalley 124 361 78 .216 4 36

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
Johnson, DonDon Johnson 6 12 3 .250 0 0
Sawatski, CarlCarl Sawatski 2 2 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
Meyer, RussRuss Meyer 29 164.2 10 10 3.66 89

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 39 127 5 10 4.89 50
Chambers, CliffCliff Chambers 29 103.2 2 9 4.43 51
Hacker, WarrenWarren Hacker 3 3 0 1 21.00 0

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
Carlsen, DonDon Carlsen 1 0 0 0 36.00 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Bill Kelly
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Larry Gilbert
A Macon Peaches Sally League Don Osborn
A Des Moines Bruins Western League Stan Hack
B Decatur Commodores Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Red Lucas and Nelson Burbrink
B Springfield Cubs New England League Bob Peterson
B Selma Cloverleafs Southeastern League Morrie Arnovich
B Fayetteville Cubs Tri-State League Skeeter Scalzi
C Visalia Cubs California League John Intlekofer, Jigger Statz
and Donald Anderson
C Clinton Cubs Central Association Nelson Burbrink and Lee Eilbracht
C Sioux Falls Canaries Northern League Jim Oglesby
C Hutchinson/Springfield Cubs Western Association Frankie Piet
D Elizabethton Betsy Cubs Appalachian League Adolph Matulis
D St. Augustine Saints Florida State League Donald Anderson and John Sebastian
D Centralia Cubs Illinois State League Willard Sellergren and Claude Passeau
D Marion Cubs Ohio-Indiana League Lou Bekeza and Frank Kristie
D Lumberton Cubs Tobacco State League Charles Jamin
D Janesville Cubs Wisconsin State League Frank Kristie and Lou Bekeza

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fayetteville, Clinton

Hutchinson club moved to Springfield (Missouri), July 21, 1948

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