1948 Detroit Tigers season

1948 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Walter Briggs, Sr.
General manager(s) Billy Evans
Manager(s) Steve O'Neill
Local television WWJ
(Harry Heilmann, Paul Williams, Ty Tyson)
Local radio WJLB
(Harry Heilmann, Harry Wismer, Ty Tyson)
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The 1948 Detroit Tigers season was a season in American baseball. The team finished fifth in the American League with a record of 78–76, 18½ games behind the Cleveland Indians.

Regular season

Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians9758.626--
Boston Red Sox9659.6191
New York Yankees9460.6102.5
Philadelphia Athletics8470.54512.5
Detroit Tigers7876.50618.5
St. Louis Browns5994.38637
Washington Senators5697.36640
Chicago White Sox51101.33644.5

Record vs. opponents

1948 American League Records

Sources:
Team BOS CWS CLE DET NYY PHI STL WSH
Boston 14–811–1215–714–812–1015–715–7
Chicago 8–146–168–146–166–168–13–19–12–1
Cleveland 12–1116–613–910–1216–614–8–116–6
Detroit 7–1514–89–139–1312–1011–1116–6
New York 8–1416–612–1013–912–1016–617–5
Philadelphia 10–1216–66–1610–1210–1218–414–8
St. Louis 7–1513–8–18–14–111–116–164–1810–12
Washington 7–1512–9–16–166–165–178–1412–10

Roster

1948 Detroit Tigers
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
SSJohnny Lipon121458133.290552

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
Paul Campbell598322.265111

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

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
Al Benton302235.6818
Rufe Gentry40002.701

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Buffalo Bisons International League Paul Richards
AAA Seattle Rainiers Pacific Coast League Jo-Jo White
AA Little Rock Travelers Southern Association Jack Saltzgaver
A Flint Arrows Central League Jack Tighe
A Williamsport Tigers Eastern League Gene Desautels
B Hagerstown Owls Interstate League Pep Rambert, Gene Crumling and Benny Culp
C Rome Colonels Canadian–American League Clyde Smoll
C Durham Bulls Carolina League Willie Duke
D Troy Trojans Alabama State League Bob Benish
D Thomasville Tigers Georgia–Florida League Bob Engle
D Jamestown Falcons PONY League Marv Olson
D Clinton Blues Tobacco State League Marv Lorenz

Notes

    References

    • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 


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