1948 Philadelphia Phillies season

1948 Philadelphia Phillies
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)R. R. M. Carpenter
General manager(s)R. R. M. Carpenter, Jr.
Manager(s)Ben Chapman, Eddie Sawyer
Local televisionWPTZ/WCAU
(Claude Haring)
Local radioWIBG
(By Saam, Chuck Thompson)
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Regular season

The 1948 season was the Phillies' 16th consecutive losing season. It was the major league record until the Pittsburgh Pirates broke it in 2009 with their 17th consecutive losing season.[1]

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 Philadelphia Phillies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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
1B Dick Sisler 121 446 122 .274 11 56
SS Eddie Miller 130 468 115 .246 14 61

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

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

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

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
Charlie Bicknell 17 0 1 0 5.96 5

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toronto Maple Leafs International League Eddie Sawyer and Dick Porter
A Utica Blue Sox Eastern League Dick Porter and Patrick Colgan
B Terre Haute Phillies Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Patrick Colgan and Dale Jones
B Wilmington Blue Rocks Interstate League Jack Sanford
B Portland Pilots New England League Del Bissonette
C Schenectady Blue Jays Canadian–American League Leon Riley
C Vandergrift Pioneers Middle Atlantic League Floyd "Pat" Patterson and Lew Krausse, Sr.
C Salina Blue Jays Western Association Vance Dinges
D Dover Phillies Eastern Shore League Guy Glaser and Grover Wearshing
D Baton Rouge Red Sticks Evangeline League Dick Carter
D Klamath Falls Gems Far West League Joe Gantenbein
D Americus Phillies Georgia–Florida League Le Grant Scott and Eddie Murphy
D Carbondale Pioneers North Atlantic League Dan Carnevale
D Bradford Blue Wings PONY League George Savino
D Appleton Papermakers Wisconsin State League Whitey Gluchoski

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Carbondale[3]

References

  1. ^ Robinson, Alan (September 7, 2009). "Lee's 2 HRs for Cubs put Pirates into record book". Yahoo! Sports. Associated Press. Retrieved September 8, 2009.
  2. ^ "Dick Sisler". Baseball Reference.
  3. ^ 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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