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1948 Philadelphia Athletics season

 

1948 Philadelphia Athletics season

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
Cleveland Indians 97 58 .626 --
Boston Red Sox 96 59 .619 1
New York Yankees 94 60 .610 2.5
Philadelphia Athletics 84 70 .545 12.5
Detroit Tigers 78 76 .506 18.5
St. Louis Browns 59 94 .386 37
Washington Senators 56 97 .366 40
Chicago White Sox 51 101 .336 44.5

Notable transactions

Roster

1948 Philadelphia Athletics
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

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
White, DonDon White 86 253 62 .245 1 28
Coleman, RayRay Coleman 68 210 51 .243 0 21
Binks, GeorgeGeorge Binks 17 41 4 .098 0 2
Fox, NellieNellie Fox 3 13 2 .154 0 0
Brucker, EarleEarle 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
Coleman, JoeJoe Coleman 33 215.2 14 13 4.09 86
Fowler, DickDick 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
Brissie, LouLou Brissie 39 194 14 10 4.13 127
Dietrich, BillBill 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
Harris, BubbaBubba Harris 45 5 2 5 4.13 32
Savage, BobBob Savage 33 5 1 5 6.21 26

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
A Savannah Indians Sally League Eric McNair
A Lincoln Athletics Western League Jimmie DeShong
C Martinsville Athletics Carolina League Eddie Morgan
C Moline/Kewanee A's Central Association Joe Glenn
D Welch Miners Appalachian League Woody Wheaton
D Federalsburg A's Eastern Shore League Ducky Detweiler
D Moultrie Athletics Georgia-Florida League Joe Antolick
D Lexington Indians North Carolina State League Homer Lee Cox
D Portsmouth A's Ohio-Indiana League George Staller
D Red Springs Red Robins Tobacco State League Red Norris
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Martinsville, Red Springs

Moline franchise moved to Kewanee, June 18, 1948

References

External links

  • 1948 Philadelphia Athletics team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1948 Philadelphia Athletics team page at www.baseball-almanac.com


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