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1947 Philadelphia Phillies season

1947 Philadelphia Phillies
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Shibe Park (since 1938)
  • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (since 1883)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) R. R. M. Carpenter
    Manager(s) Ben Chapman
    Local television WPTZ
    Local radio WIBG
    (By Saam, Chuck Thompson)
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    The 1947 Philadelphia Phillies season saw the Phillies finish in seventh place in the National League with a record of 62 wins and 92 losses.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    • April 22: During a game against the Brooklyn Dodgers, Phillies manager Ben Chapman hurled racial slurs at Jackie Robinson. Commissioner Happy Chandler warned the franchise to keep the manager under control or face disciplinary action.[2] Of note, it was the first major league game in which Robinson committed an error.[3]

    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

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1947 Philadelphia Phillies
    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 Seminick, AndyAndy Seminick 111 337 85 .252 13 50
    1B Schultz, HowieHowie Schultz 114 403 90 .223 6 35
    2B Verban, EmilEmil Verban 155 540 154 .285 0 42
    3B Handley, LeeLee Handley 101 277 70 .253 0 42
    SS Newsome, SkeeterSkeeter Newsome 95 310 71 .229 2 22
    OF Walker, HarryHarry Walker 130 488 181 .371 1 41
    OF Ennis, DelDel Ennis 139 541 149 .275 12 81
    OF Wyrostek, JohnnyJohnny Wyrostek 128 454 124 .273 5 51

    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
    Northey, RonRon Northey 13 47 12 .255 0 3

    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
    Leonard, DutchDutch Leonard 32 235 17 12 2.68 103
    Heintzelman, KenKen Heintzelman 24 136 7 10 4.04 55

    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
    Donnelly, BlixBlix Donnelly 38 120.2 4 6 2.98 31
    Hoerst, LeftyLefty Hoerst 4 11.1 1 1 7.94 0

    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
    Schmidt, FreddyFreddy Schmidt 29 5 8 0 4.70 24

    Farm system

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    Level Team League Manager
    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Utica, Wilmington, Schenectady, Vandergrift[5]

    Notes

    1. ^ Carl Sawatski page at Baseball Reference
    2. ^ Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson's First Season, p. 76, 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. 75
    4. ^ Harry Walker page at Baseball Reference
    5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007

    References