1951 Cincinnati Reds season

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1951 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley, Jr.
Manager(s) Luke Sewell
Local television WCPO-TV
(Waite Hoyt)
Local radio WCPO
(Waite Hoyt)
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The 1951 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished sixth in the National League with a record of 68-86, 28½ games behind the New York Giants.

Offseason[edit]

  • Prior to 1951 season: Bobby Durnbaugh was signed as an amateur free agent by the Reds.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L GB Pct.
New York Giants 98 59 -- .624
Brooklyn Dodgers 97 60 1 .618
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 15.5 .526
Boston Braves 76 78 20.5 .494
Philadelphia Phillies 73 81 23.5 .474
Cincinnati Reds 68 86 28.5 .442
Pittsburgh Pirates 64 90 32.5 .416
Chicago Cubs 62 92 34.5 .403

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1951 Cincinnati Reds
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
C Howell, DixieDixie Howell 77 207 52 .251 2 18

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
Litwhiler, DannyDanny Litwhiler 12 29 8 .276 2 3
Bolger, JimJim Bolger 2 0 0 ---- 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
Blackwell, EwellEwell Blackwell 38 232.2 16 15 3.44 120

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
Peterson, KentKent Peterson 9 1 1 0 6.52 5
Blackburn, JimJim Blackburn 2 0 0 0 17.18 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AA Tulsa Oilers Texas League Al Vincent
A Charleston Senators Central League Ernie White
A Columbia Reds Sally League Buddy Hancken
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Cecil Scheffel
D Welch Miners Appalachian League Mike Blazo

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References[edit]

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

External links[edit]