1949 St. Louis Browns season

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1949 St. Louis Browns
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record53–101 (.344)
League place7th
Other information
Owner(s)Bill DeWitt
General manager(s)Bill DeWitt
Manager(s)Zack Taylor
Local televisionKSD
Local radioWEW/KWK
(Johnny O'Hara, Tom Dailey)
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The 1949 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 7th in the American League with a record of 53 wins and 101 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 97 57 .630 --
Boston Red Sox 96 58 .623 1
Cleveland Indians 89 65 .578 8
Detroit Tigers 87 67 .565 10
Philadelphia Athletics 81 73 .526 16
Chicago White Sox 63 91 .409 34
St. Louis Browns 53 101 .344 44
Washington Senators 50 104 .325 47

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1949 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 17–5 8–14 15–7–1 9–13 14–8 15–7 18–4
Chicago 5–17 7–15 8–14 7–15 6–16 15–7 15–7
Cleveland 14–8 15–7 13–9 10–12 9–13 15–7 13–9
Detroit 7–15–1 14–8 9–13 11–11 14–8 14–8 18–4
New York 13–9 15–7 12–10 11–11 14–8 17–5–1 15–7
Philadelphia 8–14 16–6 13–9 8–14 8–14 12–10 16–6
St. Louis 7–15 7–15 7–15 8–14 5–17–1 10–12 9–13
Washington 4–18 7–15 9–13 4–18 7–15 6–16 13–9


Roster[edit]

1949 St. Louis Browns
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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 Sherm Lollar 109 284 74 .261 8 49
1B Jack Graham 137 500 119 .238 24 79

Other batters[edit]

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
John Sullivan 105 243 55 .226 0 18
Andy Anderson 71 136 17 .125 1 5
George Elder 41 44 11 .250 0 2
Ken Wood 7 6 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Ned Garver 41 223.2 12 17 3.98 70
Cliff Fannin 30 143 8 14 6.17 57
Karl Drews 31 139.2 4 12 6.64 35
Ed Albrecht 1 5 1 0 5.40 1

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bill Kennedy 48 153.2 4 11 4.69 69
Joe Ostrowski 40 141 8 8 4.79 34
Red Embree 35 127.1 3 13 5.37 24

Relief pitchers[edit]

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 50 6 4 6 3.88 34
Bob Malloy 5 1 1 0 2.79 2
Bob Savage 4 0 0 0 6.43 1
Irv Medlinger 3 0 0 0 27.00 4
Jim Bilbrey 1 0 0 0 18.00 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Baltimore Orioles International League Alphonse "Tommy" Thomas and Jack Dunn III
AA San Antonio Missions Texas League Gus Mancuso
A Elmira Pioneers Eastern League Don Heffner, Jack Tobin and Sal Madrid
B Wichita Falls Spudders Big State League Jack Bradsher
B Springfield Browns Illinois–Indiana–Iowa League Jim Crandall
C Globe-Miami Browns Arizona–Texas League Frank Volpi and Ed Dancisak
C Gloversville-Johnstown Glovers Canadian–American League Jim Cullinane
C Pine Bluff Cardinals Cotton States League Harry Chozen
C Marshall Browns East Texas League Walt DeFreitas
C Aberdeen Pheasants Northern League Irv Hall
C Salinas/Tijuana Colts Sunset League Bruce Ogrodowski
C Muskogee Reds Western Association Heinie Mueller
D Redding Browns Far West League Ray Perry
D Pittsburg Browns Kansas–Oklahoma–Missouri League Albert Barkus and Olan Smith
D Mayfield Clothiers KITTY League Bill Enos
D Olean Oilers PONY League Shan Deniston and Larry Mancini
D Ada Herefords Sooner State League Bill Krueger
D Wausau Lumberjacks Wisconsin State League Joe Skurski

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Aberdeen

Salinas club moved to Tijuana, August 5, 1949

References[edit]

  1. ^ John Sullivan at Baseball-Reference
  2. ^ Bob Savage at Baseball-Reference

External links[edit]