1948 Detroit Tigers Season
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1948 Detroit Tigers Season

1948 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Walter Briggs, Sr.
General manager(s)Billy Evans
Manager(s)Steve O'Neill
Local televisionWWJ
(Harry Heilmann, Paul Williams, Ty Tyson)
Local radioWJLB
(Harry Heilmann, Harry Wismer, Ty Tyson)
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The 1948 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the American League with a record of 78-76, 18½ games behind the Cleveland Indians.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 97 58 0.626 -- 48-30 49-28
Boston Red Sox 96 59 0.619 1 55-23 41-36
New York Yankees 94 60 0.610 50-27 44-33
Philadelphia Athletics 84 70 0.545 12½ 36-41 48-29
Detroit Tigers 78 76 0.506 18½ 39-38 39-38
St. Louis Browns 59 94 0.386 37 34-42 25-52
Washington Senators 56 97 0.366 40 29-48 27-49
Chicago White Sox 51 101 0.336 44½ 27-48 24-53


Record vs. opponents

1948 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston -- 14-8 11-12 15-7 14-8 12-10 15-7 15-7
Chicago 8-14 -- 6-16 8-14 6-16 6-16 8-13-1 9-12-1
Cleveland 12-11 16-6 -- 13-9 10-12 16-6 14-8-1 16-6
Detroit 7-15 14-8 9-13 -- 9-13 12-10 11-11 16-6
New York 8-14 16-6 12-10 13-9 -- 12-10 16-6 17-5
Philadelphia 10-12 16-6 6-16 10-12 10-12 -- 18-4 14-8
St. Louis 7-15 13-8-1 8-14-1 11-11 6-16 4-18 -- 10-12
Washington 7-15 12-9-1 6-16 6-16 5-17 8-14 12-10 --


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 Johnny Lipon 121 458 133 .290 5 52

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
Paul Campbell 59 83 22 .265 1 11

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
Al Benton 30 2 2 3 5.68 18
Rufe Gentry 4 0 0 0 2.70 1

Farm system

Notes

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3.

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