1949 Cincinnati Reds season

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1949 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s) Warren Giles
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 Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Dodgers 97 57 0.630 48–29 49–28
St. Louis Cardinals 96 58 0.623 1 51–26 45–32
Philadelphia Phillies 81 73 0.526 16 40–37 41–36
Boston Braves 75 79 0.487 22 43–34 32–45
New York Giants 73 81 0.474 24 43–34 30–47
Pittsburgh Pirates 71 83 0.461 26 36–41 35–42
Cincinnati Reds 62 92 0.403 35 35–42 27–50
Chicago Cubs 61 93 0.396 36 33–44 28–49


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1949 National League Records

Sources:

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

Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 10–12 12–10 12–10–1 12–10–2 11–11 12–10 6–16
Brooklyn 12–10 17–5 17–5 14–8 11–11 16–6 10–12–1
Chicago 10–12 5–17 9–13 12–10 6–16 11–11 8–14
Cincinnati 10–12–1 5–17 13–9 7–15 13–9 9–13 5–17–1
New York 10–12–2 8–14 10–12 15–7 11–11 12–10 7–15
Philadelphia 11–11 11–11 16–6 9–13 11–11 13–9 10–12
Pittsburgh 10–12 6–16 11–11 13–9 10–12 9–13 12–10
St. Louis 16–6 12–10–1 14–8 17–5–1 15–7 12–10 10–12


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, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

References[edit]