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1945 St. Louis Browns season

1945 St. Louis Browns
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Sportsman's Park (since 1902)
  • St. Louis, Missouri (since 1902)
  • Results
    Record 81–70 (.536)
    League place 3rd
    Other information
    Owner(s) Richard Muckerman
    Manager(s) Luke Sewell
    Local radio WIL
    (Gabby Street, Harry Caray)
    WTMV
    (France Laux, Johnny O'Hara)
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    The 1945 St. Louis Browns season involved the Browns finishing 3rd in the American League with a record of 81 wins and 70 losses.

    Regular season

    Coming off their first pennant in 1944, St. Louis didn't regress very far but still finished six games off the pace.

    Season standings

    American League W L Pct. GB
    Detroit Tigers 88 65 .575 --
    Washington Senators 87 67 .565 1.5
    St. Louis Browns 81 70 .536 6
    New York Yankees 81 71 .533 6.5
    Cleveland Indians 73 72 .503 11
    Chicago White Sox 71 78 .477 15
    Boston Red Sox 71 83 .461 17.5
    Philadelphia Athletics 52 98 .357 34.5

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1945 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
    SS Stephens, VernVern Stephens 149 571 165 .289 24 89
    OF Byrnes, MiltMilt Byrnes 133 442 110 .249 8 59

    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
    Gray, PetePete Gray 77 234 51 .218 0 13

    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
    Potter, NelsNels Potter 32 255.1 15 11 2.47 129

    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

    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
    Caster, GeorgeGeorge Caster 10 1 2 1 6.89 9
    Appleton, PetePete Appleton 2 0 0 0 15.43 1

    Farm system

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    Awards and honors

    League top five finishers

    Nels Potter

    • #2 in AL in strikeouts (129)

    Vern Stephens

    • Led AL in home runs (24)
    • #2 in AL in runs scored (90)
    • #2 in AL in slugging percentage (.473)
    • #3 in AL in RBI (89)

    References

    1. ^ George Caster page at Baseball Reference
    2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

    External links


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