1948 Chicago Cubs Season
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1948 Chicago Cubs Season

1948 Chicago Cubs
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Philip K. Wrigley
General manager(s)James T. Gallagher
Manager(s)Charlie Grimm
Local televisionWGN-TV
(Jack Brickhouse, Marty Hogan)
WBKB
(Joe Wilson)
Local radioWIND
(Bert Wilson)
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The 1948 Chicago Cubs season was the 77th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 73rd in the National League and the 33rd at Wrigley Field, as well as the first of many seasons to be broadcast on television on WGN-TV while keeping its separate WBKB telecasts. The Cubs finished eighth and last in the National League with a record of 64-90.

Offseason

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

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
SS Roy Smalley 124 361 78 .216 4 36

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
Don Johnson 6 12 3 .250 0 0
Carl Sawatski 2 2 0 .000 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
Russ Meyer 29 164.2 10 10 3.66 89

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
Hank Borowy 39 127 5 10 4.89 50
Cliff Chambers 29 103.2 2 9 4.43 51
Warren Hacker 3 3 0 1 21.00 0

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
Don Carlsen 1 0 0 0 36.00 1

Farm system

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Fayetteville, Clinton

Hutchinson club moved to Springfield (Missouri), July 21, 1948

References

External links


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