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1949 Brooklyn Dodgers season

1949 Brooklyn Dodgers
1949 National League Champions
Major League affiliations
Location
  • Ebbets Field (since 1913)
  • Brooklyn, New York (since 1883)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Branch Rickey, Walter O'Malley, James Lawrence Smith
    Manager(s) Burt Shotton
    Local radio WMGM
    Red Barber, Connie Desmond, Ernie Harwell
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    The 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers held off the St. Louis Cardinals to win the National League title by one game. The Dodgers lost the World Series to the New York Yankees in five games.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Jackie Robinson led the NL in hitting and stolen bases and won the National League Most Valuable Player Award. Robinson was the first black player to win the NL MVP.[4]

    Season standings

    National League W L GB Pct.
    Brooklyn Dodgers 97 57 -- .630
    St. Louis Cardinals 96 58 1 .612
    Philadelphia Phillies 81 73 16 .526
    Boston Braves 75 79 22 .487
    New York Giants 73 81 24 .474
    Pittsburgh Pirates 71 83 26 .461
    Cincinnati Reds 62 92 35 .403
    Chicago Cubs 61 93 36 .396

    Opening Day lineup

    Opening Day Starters
    Name Position
    Cal Abrams Left fielder
    Pee Wee Reese Shortstop
    Duke Snider Center fielder
    Jackie Robinson Second baseman
    Carl Furillo Right fielder
    Billy Cox Third baseman
    Gil Hodges First baseman
    Roy Campanella Catcher
    Joe Hatten Starting pitcher

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1949 Brooklyn Dodgers
    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
    2B Robinson, JackieJackie Robinson 156 593 203 .342 16 124

    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
    McCormick, MikeMike McCormick 55 139 29 .209 2 14
    Abrams, CalCal Abrams 8 24 2 .083 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

    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
    Banta, JackJack Banta 48 152.1 10 6 3.37 97
    Barney, RexRex Barney 38 140.2 9 8 4.41 80

    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

    1949 World Series

    Main article: 1949 World Series

    Game 1

    October 5, 1949 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York

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    Home runs:
    BRK: None
    NY: Tommy Henrich (1)

    Game 2

    October 6, 1949 at Yankee Stadium in New York, New York

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    Game 3

    October 7, 1949 at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York

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    Home runs:
    NY: None
    BRK: Pee Wee Reese (1), Luis Olmo (1), Roy Campanella (1)

    Game 4

    October 8, 1949 at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York

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    Game 5

    October 9, 1949 at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, New York

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    Home runs:
    NY: Joe DiMaggio (1)
    BRK: Gil Hodges (1)

    Awards and honors

    National League All-Stars

    The Sporting News awards

    Farm system

    Level
    Team League Manager
    AAA Hollywood Stars Pacific Coast League Fred Haney
    AAA Montreal Royals International League Clay Hopper
    AAA St. Paul Saints American Association Walter Alston
    AA Ft. Worth Cats Texas League Bobby Bragan
    AA Mobile Bears Southern Association Paul Chervinko
    A Greenville Spinners South Atlantic League Clay Bryant
    A Pueblo Dodgers Western League Ray Hathaway
    B Asheville Tourists Tri-State League Ed Head
    B Danville Dodgers Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Lou Rochelli
    B Lancaster Red Roses Interstate League Al Campanis
    B Miami Sun Sox Florida International League Pepper Martin
    B Nashua Dodgers New England League Greg Mulleavy
    B Newport News Dodgers Piedmont League Roy Schalk
    C Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Larry Shepard
    C Geneva Robins Border League Charles Small
    C Greenwood Dodgers Cotton States League Jim Bivin
    C Johnstown Johnnies Middle Atlantic League Roy Nichols
    C Santa Barbara Dodgers California League Chester Kehn
    D Trois Rivieres Royals Canadian-American League George Scherger
    D Cairo Dodgers Kentucky-Illinois-Tennessee League William Hart
    D Cambridge Dodgers Eastern Shore League Merle Strachan
    D Ponca City Dodgers Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri League Boyd Bartley
    D Sheboygan Indians Wisconsin State League Joe Hauser
    D Valdosta Dodgers Georgia-Florida League Doc Alexson

    LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Hollywood, Montreal, Pueblo, Geneva

    Notes

    References

    External links