1948 Philadelphia Phillies season

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1948 Philadelphia Phillies
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) R. R. M. Carpenter
Manager(s) Ben Chapman, Eddie Sawyer
Local television WPTZ/WCAU
(Claude Haring)
Local radio WIBG
(By Saam, Chuck Thompson)
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Regular season[edit]

The 1948 season was the Phillies' 16th consecutive losing season. It was the major league record until the Pittsburgh Pirates broke it in 2009 with their 17th consecutive losing season.[1]

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 Philadelphia Phillies
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
1B Sisler, DickDick Sisler 121 446 122 .274 11 56
SS Miller, EddieEddie Miller 130 468 115 .246 14 61

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

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
Bicknell, CharlieCharlie Bicknell 17 0 1 0 5.96 5

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toronto Maple Leafs International League Eddie Sawyer and Dick Porter
A Utica Blue Sox Eastern League Dick Porter and Patrick Colgan
B Terre Haute Phillies Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Patrick Colgan and Dale Jones
B Wilmington Blue Rocks Interstate League Jack Sanford
B Portland Pilots New England League Del Bissonette
C Schenectady Blue Jays Canadian-American League Leon Riley
C Vandergrift Pioneers Middle Atlantic League Floyd "Pat" Patterson and Lew Krausse, Sr.
C Salina Blue Jays Western Association Vance Dinges
D Dover Phillies Eastern Shore League Guy Glaser and Grover Wearshing
D Baton Rouge Red Sticks Evangeline League Dick Carter
D Klamath Falls Gems Far West League Joe Gantenbein
D Americus Phillies Georgia-Florida League Le Grant Scott and Eddie Murphy
D Carbondale Pioneers North Atlantic League Dan Carnevale
D Bradford Blue Wings PONY League George Savino
D Appleton Papermakers Wisconsin State League Whitey Gluchoski

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Carbondale[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robinson, Alan (September 7, 2009). "Lee’s 2 HRs for Cubs put Pirates into record book". Yahoo! Sports. Associated Press. Retrieved September 8, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Dick Sisler". Baseball Reference. 
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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