1948 Cincinnati Reds season

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1948 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s) Warren Giles
Manager(s) Johnny Neun, Bucky Walters
Local television WLWT
(Waite Hoyt)
Local radio WCPO
(Waite Hoyt)
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The 1948 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished seventh in the National League with a record of 64–89, 27 games behind the Boston Braves.

Offseason

  • Prior to 1948 season (exact date unknown)

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Braves 91 62 0.595 45–31 46–31
St. Louis Cardinals 85 69 0.552 44–33 41–36
Brooklyn Dodgers 84 70 0.545 36–41 48–29
Pittsburgh Pirates 83 71 0.539 47–31 36–40
New York Giants 78 76 0.506 13½ 37–40 41–36
Philadelphia Phillies 66 88 0.429 25½ 32–44 34–44
Cincinnati Reds 64 89 0.418 27 32–45 32–44
Chicago Cubs 64 90 0.416 27½ 35–42 29–48


Record vs. opponents

1948 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 14–8 16–6–1 13–8 11–11 14–8 12–10 11–11
Brooklyn 8–14 11–11 18–4 11–11–1 15–7 9–13 12–10
Chicago 6–16–1 11–11 10–12 11–11 7–15 8–14 11–11
Cincinnati 8–13 4–18 12–10 10–12 11–11 9–13 10–12
New York 11–11 11–11–1 11–11 12–10 14–8 12–10 7–15
Philadelphia 8–14 7–15 15–7 11–11 8–14 12–10–1 5–17
Pittsburgh 10–12 13–9 14–8 13–9 10–12 10–12–1 13–9–1
St. Louis 11–11 10–12 11–11 12–10 15–7 17–5 9–13–1


Notable transactions

Roster

1948 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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 Hank Sauer 145 530 138 .260 35 97

Other batters

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
Hugh Poland 3 3 1 .333 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ewell Blackwell 22 138.2 7 9 4.54 114

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Kent Peterson 43 137 2 15 4.60 64

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Jim Blackburn 16 0 2 0 4.18 10

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Syracuse Chiefs International League Jewel Ens
AA Tulsa Oilers Texas League Al Vincent
A Columbia Reds Sally League Gee Walker
B Sunbury Reds Interstate League Joe Buzas
C Rockford Rox Central Association Cyril Pfeifer and Paul O'Dea
C Tyler Trojans Lone Star League Hack Miller
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Pip Koehler and Bobby Mattick
D Ballinger Cats Longhorn League Bill Atwood
D Muncie Reds Ohio–Indiana League Mike Blazo
D Lockport Reds PONY League Cecil Scheffel

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Lockport[4]

Notes

  1. ^ Hobie Landrith page at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Bob Nieman page at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Kermit Wahl page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

References

  • 1948 Cincinnati Reds season at Baseball Reference
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