1946 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s)Warren Giles
Manager(s)Bill McKechnie, Hank Gowdy
Local radioWCPO
(Waite Hoyt)
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The 1946 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished sixth in the National League with a record of 67–87, 30 games behind the St. Louis Cardinals.

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 98 58 0.628 49–29 49–29
Brooklyn Dodgers 96 60 0.615 2 56–22 40–38
Chicago Cubs 82 71 0.536 14½ 44–33 38–38
Boston Braves 81 72 0.529 15½ 45–31 36–41
Philadelphia Phillies 69 85 0.448 28 41–36 28–49
Cincinnati Reds 67 87 0.435 30 35–42 32–45
Pittsburgh Pirates 63 91 0.409 34 37–40 26–51
New York Giants 61 93 0.396 36 38–39 23–54

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS BR CHC CIN NYG PHI PIT STL
Boston 5–17 12–9–1 15–7 13–9 14–8 15–7 7–15
Brooklyn 17–5 11–11 14–8–1 15–7 17–5 14–8 8–16
Chicago 9–12–1 11–11 13–9 17–5 12–10 12–10–1 8–14
Cincinnati 7–15 8–14–1 9–13 14–8 8–14–1 13–9 8–14
New York 9–13 7–15 5–17 8–14 12–10 10–12 10–12
Philadelphia 8–14 5–17 10–12 14–8–1 10–12 14–8 8–14
Pittsburgh 7–15 8–14 10–12–1 9–13 12–10 8–14 9–13
St. Louis 15–7 16–8 14–8 14–8 12–10 14–8 13–9


Roster

1946 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
C Ray Mueller 114 378 96 .254 8 48
1B Bert Haas 140 535 141 .264 3 50
2B Bobby Adams 94 311 76 .244 4 24
SS Eddie Miller 91 299 58 .194 6 36
3B Grady Hatton 116 436 118 .271 14 69
OF Al Libke 124 431 109 .253 5 42
OF Eddie Lukon 102 312 78 .250 12 34
OF Dain Clay 121 435 99 .228 2 22

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
Lonny Frey 111 333 82 .246 3 24
Benny Zientara 78 280 81 .289 0 16
Claude Corbitt 82 274 68 .248 1 16
Ray Lamanno 85 239 58 .243 1 30
Max West 72 202 43 .213 5 18
Bob Usher 92 152 31 .204 1 14
Eddie Shokes 31 83 10 .120 0 5
Mike McCormick 23 74 16 .216 0 5
Al Lakeman 23 30 4 .133 0 4
Howie Moss 7 26 5 .192 0 1
Clyde Vollmer 9 22 4 .182 0 1
Lonnie Goldstein 6 5 0 .000 0 0
Garland Lawing 3 3 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
Johnny Vander Meer 29 204.1 10 12 3.17 94
Ewell Blackwell 33 194.1 9 13 2.45 100
Joe Beggs 28 190.0 12 10 2.32 38
Ed Heusser 29 167.2 7 14 3.22 47
Bucky Walters 22 151.1 10 7 2.56 60
Nate Andrews 7 43.1 2 4 3.95 13
Al Libke 1 5.0 0 0 3.60 2

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
Johnny Hetki 32 126.1 6 6 2.99 41
Harry Gumbert 36 119.0 6 8 3.25 44
Clyde Shoun 27 79.0 1 6 4.10 20
Clayton Lambert 23 52.2 2 2 4.27 20

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
Bob Malloy 27 2 5 2 2.75 24
Howie Fox 4 0 0 0 18.00 1
George Burpo 2 0 0 0 15.43 1
Frank Dasso 2 0 0 0 27.00 1

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Syracuse Chiefs International League Jewel Ens
A Columbia Reds Sally League Keith Molesworth
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Jim Keesey
D Middletown Rockets Ohio State League Mike Blazo

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Notes

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

References