1948 Philadelphia Athletics Season
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1948 Philadelphia Athletics Season

1948 Philadelphia Athletics
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Connie Mack
Manager(s)Connie Mack
Local televisionWPTZ/WCAU
(Claude Haring)
Local radioWIBG
(By Saam, Chuck Thompson)
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The 1948 Philadelphia Athletics season involved the A's finishing 4th in the American League with a record of 84 wins and 70 losses.

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 --


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
C Buddy Rosar 90 302 77 .255 4 41
1B Ferris Fain 145 520 146 .281 7 88
2B Pete Suder 148 519 125 .241 7 60
SS Eddie Joost 135 509 127 .250 16 55
3B Hank Majeski 148 590 183 .310 12 120
OF Elmer Valo 113 383 117 .305 3 46
OF Barney McCosky 135 515 168 .326 0 46
OF Sam Chapman 123 445 115 .258 13 70

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 White 86 253 62 .245 1 28
Ray Coleman 68 210 51 .243 0 21
George Binks 17 41 4 .098 0 2
Nellie Fox 3 13 2 .154 0 0
Earle Brucker 2 6 1 .167 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
Joe Coleman 33 215.2 14 13 4.09 86
Dick Fowler 29 204.2 15 8 3.78 50

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
Lou Brissie 39 194 14 10 4.13 127
Bill Dietrich 4 15.1 1 2 5.87 5

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
Bubba Harris 45 5 2 5 4.13 32
Bob Savage 33 5 1 5 6.21 26

Farm system

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Martinsville, Red Springs

Moline franchise moved to Kewanee, June 18, 1948

References

  1. ^ Ray Coleman at Baseball-Reference

External links



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