1948 Cincinnati Reds Season
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1948 Cincinnati Reds Season

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 televisionWLWT
(Waite Hoyt)
Local radioWCPO
(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. This season was the first wherein the Reds were broadcast on television all over Cincinnati via WLWT, with a television simulcast of the radio commentary from WCPO with Waite Hoyt on the booth.

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

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

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



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