1947 Cincinnati Reds
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Powel Crosley, Jr.
General manager(s)Warren Giles
Manager(s)Johnny Neun
Local radioWCPO
(Waite Hoyt)
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The 1947 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the National League with a record of 73–81, 21 games behind the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L Pct. GB Home Road
Brooklyn Dodgers 94 60 0.610 52–25 42–35
St. Louis Cardinals 89 65 0.578 5 46–31 43–34
Boston Braves 86 68 0.558 8 50–27 36–41
New York Giants 81 73 0.526 13 45–31 36–42
Cincinnati Reds 73 81 0.474 21 42–35 31–46
Chicago Cubs 69 85 0.448 25 36–43 33–42
Philadelphia Phillies 62 92 0.403 32 38–38 24–54
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 92 0.403 32 32–45 30–47

Record vs. opponents


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


Roster

1947 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 Lamanno 118 413 106 .257 5 50
1B Babe Young 95 364 103 .283 14 79
2B Benny Zientara 117 418 108 .258 2 24
SS Eddie Miller 151 545 146 .268 19 87
3B Grady Hatton 146 524 147 .281 16 77
OF Bert Haas 135 482 138 .286 3 67
OF Augie Galan 124 392 123 .314 6 61
OF Frank Baumholtz 151 643 182 .283 5 45

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
Bobby Adams 81 217 59 .272 4 20
Eddie Lukon 86 200 41 .205 11 33
Ray Mueller 71 192 48 .250 6 33
Tommy Tatum 69 176 48 .273 1 16
Clyde Vollmer 78 155 34 .219 1 13
Kermit Wahl 39 81 14 .173 1 4
Chuck Kress 11 27 4 .148 0 0
Bob Usher 9 22 4 .182 1 1
Hugh Poland 16 18 6 .333 0 2
Ted Kluszewski 9 10 1 .100 0 2
Al Lakeman 2 2 0 .000 0 0
Virgil Stallcup 8 1 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
Ewell Blackwell 33 273 22 8 2.47 193
Johnny Vander Meer 30 186 9 14 4.40 79
Bucky Walters 20 122 8 8 5.75 43
Ken Raffensberger 19 106.2 6 5 4.13 38

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
Kent Peterson 37 152.1 6 13 4.25 78
Buddy Lively 38 123 4 7 4.68 52
Eddie Erautt 36 119 4 9 5.07 43
Joe Beggs 11 32.1 0 3 5.29 11
Elmer Riddle 16 30.1 1 0 8.31 8
Harry Perkowski 3 7.1 0 0 3.68 2

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
Harry Gumbert 46 10 10 10 3.89 43
Johnny Hetki 37 3 4 0 5.81 33
Clyde Shoun 10 0 0 0 5.02 7
Clayton Lambert 3 0 0 0 15.88 1
Ken Polivka 2 0 0 0 3.00 1
Mike Schultz 1 0 0 0 4.50 0
Bob Malloy 1 0 0 0 18.00 1
Herm Wehmeier 1 0 0 0 0.00 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Syracuse Chiefs International League Jewel Ens
A Columbia Reds Sally League Gee Walker
B Providence Chiefs New England League Buzz Boyle
C Rockford Rox Central Association Cyril Pfeifer
C Tyler Trojans Lone Star League Hack Miller
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Pip Koehler
D Muncie Reds Ohio State League Mike Blazo
D Lockport Reds PONY League Cecil Scheffel

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Syracuse[4]

Notes

  1. ^ Virgil Stallcup page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season, p. 125, Jonathan Eig, Simon & Schuster, 2007, New York, ISBN 978-0-7432-9461-4
  3. ^ Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season, p. 127
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

References