1946 St. Louis Browns
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record66–88 (.429)
League place7th
Other information
Owner(s)Richard Muckerman
General manager(s)Bill DeWitt
Manager(s)Luke Sewell, Zack Taylor
Local radioWIL
(Dizzy Dean, Johnny O'Hara)
WTMV/WEW
(Harry Caray, Gabby Street)
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The 1946 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 66 wins and 88 losses.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 104 50 0.675 61–16 43–34
Detroit Tigers 92 62 0.597 12 48–30 44–32
New York Yankees 87 67 0.565 17 47–30 40–37
Washington Senators 76 78 0.494 28 38–38 38–40
Chicago White Sox 74 80 0.481 30 40–38 34–42
Cleveland Indians 68 86 0.442 36 36–41 32–45
St. Louis Browns 66 88 0.429 38 35–41 31–47
Philadelphia Athletics 49 105 0.318 55 31–46 18–59


Record vs. opponents


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


Notable transactions

Roster

1946 St. Louis Browns
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
C Frank Mancuso 87 262 63 .240 3 23
1B Chuck Stevens 122 432 107 .248 3 27
2B Johnny Berardino 144 582 154 .265 5 68
SS Vern Stephens 115 450 138 .307 14 64
3B Mark Christman 128 458 118 .258 1 41
OF Al Zarilla 125 371 96 .259 4 43
OF Wally Judnich 142 511 134 .262 15 72
OF Jeff Heath 86 316 87 .275 12 57

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
Chet Laabs 80 264 69 .261 16 52
Bob Dillinger 83 225 63 .280 0 11
Johnny Lucadello 87 210 52 .248 1 15
Hank Helf 71 182 35 .192 6 21
Glenn McQuillen 59 166 40 .241 1 12
Joe Grace 48 161 37 .230 1 13
Babe Dahlgren 28 80 14 .175 0 9
Jerry Witte 18 73 14 .192 2 4
Joe Schultz 42 57 22 .386 0 14
Paul Lehner 16 45 10 .222 0 5
Les Moss 12 35 13 .371 0 5
Lou Finney 16 30 9 .300 0 3
Ken Sears 7 15 5 .333 0 1
George Bradley 4 12 2 .167 0 3
George Archie 4 11 2 .182 0 0
Babe Martin 3 9 2 .222 0 1
Len Schulte 4 5 2 .400 0 2

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
Jack Kramer 31 194.2 13 11 3.19 69
Denny Galehouse 30 180.0 8 12 3.65 90
Nels Potter 23 145.0 8 9 3.72 72
Tex Shirley 27 139.2 6 12 4.96 45
Fred Sanford 3 22.0 2 1 2.05 8

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
Sam Zoldak 35 170.1 9 11 3.43 51
Bob Muncrief 29 115.1 3 12 4.99 49
Stan Ferens 34 88.0 2 9 4.50 28
Ellis Kinder 33 86.2 3 3 3.32 59
Cliff Fannin 27 86.2 5 2 3.01 52
Ox Miller 11 35.1 1 3 6.88 12
Chet Johnson 5 18.0 0 0 5.00 8
Al Milnar 4 14.2 1 1 2.45 1

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
Tom Ferrick 25 4 1 5 2.78 13
Frank Biscan 16 1 1 1 5.16 9
Al LaMacchia 8 0 0 0 6.00 3
Al Hollingsworth 5 0 0 0 6.55 3
Steve Sundra 2 0 0 0 11.25 1
Ray Shore 1 0 0 0 18.00 1

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toledo Mud Hens American Association Don Gutteridge and George Detore
AA San Antonio Missions Texas League Jimmy Adair
A Elmira Pioneers Eastern League Ralph Winegarner
B Springfield Browns Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Tony Robello
B Spartanburg Spartans Tri-State League Frank Kappelman
C Gloversville-Johnstown Glovers Canadian–American League Bennie Huffman
C Paris Red Peppers East Texas League Homer Peel
C Aberdeen Pheasants Northern League Gus Albright
D Pittsburg Browns Kansas–Oklahoma–Missouri League Jim Crandall
D Mayfield Clothiers KITTY League Ed O'Connell
D Newark Moundsmen Ohio State League Bob Boken

References