1947 Cincinnati Reds season

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1947 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s) Warren Giles
Manager(s) Johnny Neun
Local radio WCPO
(Waite Hoyt)
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The 1947 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the National League with a record of 73–81, 21 games behind the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • May 13: Jackie Robinson played in his first game in Cincinnati. The Reds won the game 7–5 over Robinson and the Dodgers. In the loss, Robinson had a walk, a single, and a run.[2] Various racial slurs were hurled at Robinson by the fans. Dodgers shortstop Pee Wee Reese put his hand on Robinson's shoulder to hush the crowd.[3]

Season standings[edit]

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Dodgers 94 60 0.610 52–25 42–35
St. Louis Cardinals 89 65 0.578 5 46–31 43–34
Boston Braves 86 68 0.558 8 50–27 36–41
New York Giants 81 73 0.526 13 45–31 36–42
Cincinnati Reds 73 81 0.474 21 42–35 31–46
Chicago Cubs 69 85 0.448 25 36–43 33–42
Philadelphia Phillies 62 92 0.403 32 38–38 24–54
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 92 0.403 32 32–45 30–47


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1947 National League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 12–10 13–9 13–9 13–9 14–8 12–10 9–13
Brooklyn 10–12 15–7 15–7 14–8 14–8 15–7 11–11–1
Chicago 9–13 7–15 12–10 7–15 16–6–1 8–14 10–12
Cincinnati 9–13 7–15 10–12 13–9 13–9 13–9 8–14
New York 9–13 8–14 15–7 9–13 12–10 15–7–1 13–9
Philadelphia 8–14 8–14 6–16–1 9–13 10–12 13–9 8–14
Pittsburgh 10–12 7–15 14–8 9–13 7–15–1 9–13 6–16–1
St. Louis 13–9 11–11–1 12–10 14–8 9–13 14–8 16–6–1


Roster[edit]

1947 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 Lamanno, RayRay Lamanno 118 413 106 .257 5 50
1B Young, BabeBabe Young 95 364 103 .283 14 79
2B Zientara, BennyBenny Zientara 117 418 108 .258 2 24
3B Hatton, GradyGrady Hatton 146 524 147 .281 16 77
SS Miller, EddieEddie Miller 151 545 146 .268 19 87
OF Haas, BertBert Haas 135 482 138 .286 3 67
OF Galan, AugieAugie Galan 124 392 123 .314 6 61
OF Baumholtz, FrankFrank Baumholtz 151 643 182 .283 5 45

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
Lukon, EddieEddie Lukon 86 200 41 .205 11 33
Wahl, KermitKermit Wahl 39 81 14 .173 1 4
Poland, HughHugh Poland 16 18 6 .333 0 2
Stallcup, VirgilVirgil Stallcup 8 1 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
Blackwell, EwellEwell Blackwell 33 273 22 8 2.47 193

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 37 152.1 6 13 4.25 78
Lively, BuddyBuddy Lively 38 123 4 7 4.68 52
Erautt, EddieEddie Erautt 36 119 4 9 5.07 43
Beggs, JoeJoe Beggs 11 32.1 0 3 5.29 11

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
Gumbert, HarryHarry Gumbert 46 10 10 10 3.89 43
Lambert, ClaytonClayton Lambert 3 0 0 0 15.88 1
Schultz, MikeMike Schultz 1 0 0 0 4.50 0
Malloy, BobBob Malloy 1 0 0 0 18.00 1

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Syracuse Chiefs International League Jewel Ens
A Columbia Reds Sally League Gee Walker
B Providence Chiefs New England League Buzz Boyle
C Rockford Rox Central Association Cyril Pfeifer
C Tyler Trojans Lone Star League Hack Miller
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Pip Koehler
D Muncie Reds Ohio State League Mike Blazo
D Lockport Reds PONY League Cecil Scheffel

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Syracuse[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Virgil Stallcup page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season, p. 125, Jonathan Eig, Simon & Schuster, 2007, New York, ISBN 978-0-7432-9461-4
  3. ^ Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season, p. 127
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

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