1949 Philadelphia Phillies season

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1949 Philadelphia Phillies
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) R. R. M. Carpenter, R. R. M. Carpenter, Jr.
General manager(s) R. R. M. Carpenter, Jr.
Manager(s) Eddie Sawyer
Local television WPTZ/WCAU/WFIL
Local radio WIBG
(By Saam, George Walsh)
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

On June 2, 1949, the Phillies matched a Major League record with five home runs in one inning in a 12-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds at Shibe Park.[5]

On August 19, 1949, the Phillies held "Eddie Waitkus Night" at Shibe Park. Waitkus was in uniform for the first time since being shot on June 14, 1949 in Chicago by an infatuated girl.

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


Roster[edit]

1949 Philadelphia Phillies
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
OF Nicholson, BillBill Nicholson 98 299 70 .234 11 40

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
Waitkus, EddieEddie Waitkus 54 209 64 .306 1 28

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
Borowy, HankHank Borowy 28 193.1 12 12 4.19 73

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 13 0 0 0 7.62 4
Miller, BobBob Miller 3 0 0 0 0.00 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toronto Maple Leafs International League Del Bissonette
A Utica Blue Sox Eastern League Patrick Colgan
B Terre Haute Phillies Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Leon Riley
B Wilmington Blue Rocks Interstate League Jack Sanford
B Portland Pilots New England League Skeeter Newsome
C Schenectady Blue Jays Canadian–American League Dick Carter
C Vandergrift Pioneers Middle Atlantic League George Savino
C Salina Blue Jays Western Association Joe Gantenbein
D Seaford Eagles Eastern Shore League Paul Galin
D Klamath Falls Gems Far West League Hub Kittle
D Americus Phillies Georgia–Florida League Eddie Murphy
D Carbondale Pioneers North Atlantic League Barney Lutz
D Bradford Blue Wings PONY League Dan Carnevale
D Appleton Papermakers Wisconsin State League Fred Clemence

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Portland, Bradford[6]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Harry Walker at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Bob Chakales at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Tommy Lasorda at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Ron Mrozinski at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ "Sports Phlashback". Philadelphia Inquirer. June 2, 2015. p. D8. 
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

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