1949 Cincinnati Reds season

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1949 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley, Jr.
Manager(s) Bucky Walters, Luke Sewell
Local television WLWT/WCPO-TV
(Waite Hoyt)
Local radio WCPO
(Waite Hoyt)
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The 1949 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished seventh in the National League with a record of 62-92, 35 games behind the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 97 57 -- .630
St. Louis Cardinals 96 58 1 .612
Philadelphia Phillies 81 73 16 .526
Boston Braves 75 79 22 .487
New York Giants 73 81 24 .474
Pittsburgh Pirates 71 83 26 .461
Cincinnati Reds 62 92 35 .403
Chicago Cubs 61 93 36 .396

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1949 Cincinnati Reds
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
Walker, HarryHarry Walker 86 314 100 .318 1 23
Lowrey, PeanutsPeanuts Lowrey 89 309 85 .275 2 25
Howell, DixieDixie Howell 64 172 42 .244 2 18

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
Peterson, KentKent Peterson 30 66.1 4 5 6.24 28

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
Blackwell, EwellEwell Blackwell 30 5 5 1 4.23 55
Burkhart, KenKen Burkhart 11 0 0 1 3.18 8

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Syracuse Chiefs International League Jewel Ens
AA Tulsa Oilers Texas League Al Vincent
A Charleston Senators Central League Joe Beggs
A Columbia Reds Sally League Gee Walker
B Sunbury Reds Interstate League Joe Buzas
C Rockford Rox Central Association Bob Dill and Fred Lietz
C Tyler Trojans East Texas League Carl McNabb and Mel Hicks
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Herm Schulte
D Muncie Reds Ohio-Indiana League Mike Blazo
D Lockport Reds PONY League Cecil Scheffel

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tulsa[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Peanuts Lowrey page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

References[edit]