1947 Chicago Cubs season: Wikis

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1947 Chicago Cubs
Major league affiliations
Location
1947 Information
Owner(s) Philip K. Wrigley
General Manager(s) James Gallagher
Manager(s) Charlie Grimm
Local television WBKB
(Bert Wilson)
Local radio WIND
(Bert Wilson)

Contents

Offseason

  • November 21, 1946: Jim Brosnan was signed as an amateur free agent by the Cubs.[1]

Regular season

  • May 18: 46,572 paying fans (while there were 20,000 fans outside) came to Wrigley Field to see Jackie Robinson play. The Dodgers won by a score of 4-2.[2]
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Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
Brooklyn Dodgers 94 60 -- .610
St. Louis Cardinals 89 65 5 .578
Boston Braves 86 68 8 .558
New York Giants 81 73 13 .526
Cincinnati Reds 73 81 21 .474
Chicago Cubs 69 85 25 .448
Philadelphia Phillies 62 92 32 .403
Pittsburgh Pirates 62 92 32 .403

Roster

1947 Chicago Cubs roster
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 Bob Scheffing 110 363 96 .264 5 50
1B Eddie Waitkus 130 514 150 .292 2 35
2B Don Johnson 120 402 104 .259 3 26
3B Peanuts Lowrey 115 448 126 .281 5 37
SS Lennie Merullo 108 373 90 .241 0 29
OF Andy Pafko 129 513 155 .302 13 66
OF Bill Nicholson 148 487 119 .244 26 75
OF Phil Cavarretta 127 459 144 .314 2 63

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

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

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
Borowy, HankHank Borowy 40 183 8 12 4.38 75

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

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Los Angeles Angels Pacific Coast League Bill Kelly
AA Nashville Vols Southern Association Larry Gilbert
AA Tulsa Oilers Texas League Gus Mancuso
A Macon Peaches Sally League Ray Hayworth
A Des Moines Bruins Western League Jim Keesey
B Davenport Cubs Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Dickie Kerr and Morrie Arnovich
B Portsmouth Cubs Piedmont League Gene Hasson
B Fayetteville Cubs Tri-State League Clyde McDowell
B Tacoma Tigers Western International League Luther Harvel
C Visalia Cubs California League John Intlekofer
C Clinton Cubs Central Association Bob Peterson
C Sioux Falls Canaries Northern League Jim Oglesby
C Hutchinson Cubs Western Association Morrie Arnovich and Dickie Kerr
D Elizabethton Betsy Cubs Appalachian League Lou Bekeza
D Centralia Cubs Illinois State League Chuck Hawley
D Iola Cubs Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Al Reitz
D Lumberton Cubs Tobacco State League Red Lucas
D Janesville Bears Wisconsin State League Frankie Piet

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Los Angeles, Clinton, Sioux Falls[3]

Notes

  1. ^ Jim Brosnan page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season, p.141, Jonathan Eig, Simon & Schuster, 2007, New York, ISBN 978-0-7432-9461-4
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

References


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