1948 Philadelphia Athletics season

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1948 Philadelphia Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Connie Mack
Manager(s) Connie Mack
Local television WPTZ/WCAU
(Claude Haring)
Local radio WIBG
(By Saam, Chuck Thompson)
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The 1948 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 4th in the American League with a record of 84 wins and 70 losses.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 97 58 .626 --
Boston Red Sox 96 59 .619 1
New York Yankees 94 60 .610 2.5
Philadelphia Athletics 84 70 .545 12.5
Detroit Tigers 78 76 .506 18.5
St. Louis Browns 59 94 .386 37
Washington Senators 56 97 .366 40
Chicago White Sox 51 101 .336 44.5

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1948 Philadelphia Athletics
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

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
White, DonDon White 86 253 62 .245 1 28
Coleman, RayRay Coleman 68 210 51 .243 0 21
Binks, GeorgeGeorge Binks 17 41 4 .098 0 2
Fox, NellieNellie Fox 3 13 2 .154 0 0
Brucker, EarleEarle Brucker 2 6 1 .167 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
Coleman, JoeJoe Coleman 33 215.2 14 13 4.09 86
Fowler, DickDick Fowler 29 204.2 15 8 3.78 50

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
Brissie, LouLou Brissie 39 194 14 10 4.13 127
Dietrich, BillBill Dietrich 4 15.1 1 2 5.87 5

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
Harris, BubbaBubba Harris 45 5 2 5 4.13 32
Savage, BobBob Savage 33 5 1 5 6.21 26

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
A Savannah Indians Sally League Eric McNair
A Lincoln Athletics Western League Jimmie DeShong
C Martinsville Athletics Carolina League Eddie Morgan
C Moline/Kewanee A's Central Association Joe Glenn
D Welch Miners Appalachian League Woody Wheaton
D Federalsburg A's Eastern Shore League Ducky Detweiler
D Moultrie Athletics Georgia-Florida League Joe Antolick
D Lexington Indians North Carolina State League Homer Lee Cox
D Portsmouth A's Ohio-Indiana League George Staller
D Red Springs Red Robins Tobacco State League Red Norris

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Martinsville, Red Springs

Moline franchise moved to Kewanee, June 18, 1948

References[edit]

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