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1948 St. Louis Browns

1948 > Class Major League > 1948 American League
Overall: 59-94
Scored 671 runs, Allowed 849 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 60-93

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Zack Taylor
Represented: St. Louis, MO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: 335,564
Other Years: 1947 / 1949

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Andy Anderson 25 51 96 87 13 24 5 1 1 12 0 0 8 15 .276 .337 .391 .728 34 7 0 1
2 Hank Arft* 26 69 296 248 25 59 10 3 5 38 1 2 45 43 .238 .355 .363 .718 90 7 0 3
3 Frank Biscan* 28 47 30 26 3 5 2 0 0 2 0 0 4 7 .192 .300 .269 .569 7 0 0 0
4 Sam Dente 26 98 296 267 26 72 11 2 0 22 1 3 22 8 .270 .328 .326 .653 87 5 1 6
5 Bob Dillinger 29 153 722 644 110 207 34 10 2 44 28 11 65 34 .321 .385 .415 .799 267 18 1 12
6 Clem Dreisewerd* 32 13 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
7 Cliff Fannin* 24 48 83 65 12 11 0 0 0 2 0 0 11 4 .169 .299 .169 .468 11 3 1 6
8 Ned Garver 22 46 79 66 9 19 1 1 1 9 0 0 4 3 .288 .329 .379 .707 25 1 0 9
9 Al Gerheauser* 31 14 6 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 2 0 0 0
10 Tom Jordan 28 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
11 Dick Kokos* 20 71 291 258 40 77 15 3 4 40 4 3 28 32 .298 .374 .426 .800 110 1 3 2
12 Pete Layden 28 41 111 104 11 26 2 1 0 4 4 2 6 10 .250 .297 .288 .586 30 2 1 0
13 Paul Lehner* 27 103 366 333 23 92 15 4 2 46 0 2 30 19 .276 .336 .363 .699 121 9 0 3
14 Don Lund 25 63 176 161 21 40 7 4 3 25 0 0 10 17 .248 .305 .398 .702 64 1 3 2
15 Jerry McCarthy* 25 2 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0
16 Les Moss 23 107 381 335 35 86 12 1 14 46 0 0 39 50 .257 .334 .424 .758 142 16 0 7
17 Joe Ostrowski* 31 26 25 18 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 5 .222 .364 .222 .586 4 0 0 3
18 Roy Partee 30 82 257 231 14 47 8 1 0 17 2 2 25 21 .203 .284 .247 .531 57 7 1 0
19 Eddie Pellagrini 30 105 325 290 31 69 8 3 2 27 1 2 34 40 .238 .320 .307 .627 89 5 1 0
20 Whitey Platt 27 123 499 454 57 123 22 10 7 82 1 4 39 51 .271 .331 .410 .741 186 14 2 4
21 Jerry Priddy 28 151 657 560 96 166 40 9 8 79 6 5 86 71 .296 .391 .443 .834 248 15 1 10
22 Fred Sanford# 28 43 79 73 9 11 3 0 1 4 0 0 4 17 .151 .195 .233 .428 17 0 0 2
23 Joe Schultz* 29 43 43 37 0 7 0 0 0 9 0 0 6 3 .189 .302 .189 .492 7 1 0 0
24 Blackie Schwamb 21 12 11 10 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .300 .364 .400 .764 4 1 0 0
25 Ray Shore 27 17 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
26 Bryan Stephens 27 43 40 32 4 4 1 0 0 3 0 0 6 9 .125 .263 .156 .419 5 2 0 2
27 Chuck Stevens# 29 85 346 287 34 75 12 4 1 26 2 2 41 26 .261 .354 .341 .695 98 3 0 18
28 Al Widmar 23 49 11 10 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .300 .364 .400 .764 4 0 0 0
29 Ken Wood 23 10 26 24 2 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 4 .083 .120 .167 .287 4 2 0 1
30 Al Zarilla* 29 144 596 529 77 174 39 3 12 74 11 6 48 48 .329 .389 .482 .871 255 8 4 15
30 Players 27.1 155 6013 5303 671 1438 251 62 63 623 63 44 578 572 .271 .345 .378 .722 2002 131 19 113
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Frank Biscan* 28 6 7 .462 6.11 47 4 22 1 0 2 98.2 129 78 67 3 71 45 9 0 6 494 2.027 11.8 0.3 6.5 4.1 0.63
2 Clem Dreisewerd* 32 0 2 .000 5.64 13 0 9 0 0 1 22.1 28 15 14 6 8 6 0 0 0 97 1.612 11.3 2.4 3.2 2.4 0.75
3 Cliff Fannin 24 10 14 .417 4.17 34 29 3 10 3 1 213.2 198 106 99 14 104 102 1 0 3 921 1.413 8.3 0.6 4.4 4.3 0.98
4 Ned Garver 22 7 11 .389 3.41 38 24 7 7 0 5 198.0 200 92 75 14 95 75 1 0 5 848 1.490 9.1 0.6 4.3 3.4 0.79
5 Al Gerheauser* 31 0 3 .000 7.33 14 2 5 0 0 0 23.1 32 23 19 0 10 10 1 0 0 115 1.800 12.3 0.0 3.9 3.9 1.00
6 Joe Ostrowski* 31 4 6 .400 5.97 26 9 11 3 0 3 78.1 108 54 52 6 17 20 0 1 1 347 1.596 12.4 0.7 2.0 2.3 1.18
7 Fred Sanford 28 12 21 .364 4.64 42 33 7 9 1 2 227.0 250 123 117 19 91 79 2 0 4 997 1.502 9.9 0.8 3.6 3.1 0.87
8 Blackie Schwamb 21 1 1 .500 8.53 12 5 3 0 0 0 31.2 44 34 30 3 21 7 0 0 1 156 2.053 12.5 0.9 6.0 2.0 0.33
9 Ray Shore 27 1 2 .333 6.39 17 4 6 0 0 0 38.0 40 30 27 2 35 12 4 0 4 190 1.974 9.5 0.5 8.3 2.8 0.34
10 Bryan Stephens 27 3 6 .333 6.02 43 12 14 2 0 3 122.2 141 94 82 14 67 35 4 0 7 570 1.696 10.3 1.0 4.9 2.6 0.52
11 Al Widmar 23 2 6 .250 4.46 49 0 21 0 0 2 82.2 88 42 41 4 48 34 0 1 6 372 1.645 9.6 0.4 5.2 3.7 0.71
12 Jim Wilson 26 0 0 13.50 4 0 1 0 0 0 2.2 5 4 4 0 5 1 0 0 1 18 3.750 16.9 0.0 16.9 3.4 0.20
12 Players 26.1 59 94 .386 5.01 155 155 120 35 4 21 1373.1 1513 849 764 103 737 531 30 2 47 6225 1.638 9.9 0.7 4.8 3.5 0.72
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Les Moss 103 357 52 5 8 .988 3.97 4 33 24 42%
Roy Partee 76 297 22 6 7 .982 4.20 3 34 6 15%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Chuck Stevens 85 737 56 7 89 .991 9.33
Hank Arft 69 598 43 3 81 .995 9.29
Andy Anderson 2 6 0 0 0 1.000 3.00
Paul Lehner 2 12 1 0 1 1.000 6.50
Jerry McCarthy 2 3 0 2 0 .600 1.50

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jerry Priddy 146 407 471 29 132 .968 6.01
Andy Anderson 21 25 41 6 9 .917 3.14

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bob Dillinger 153 187 242 20 30 .955 2.80
Sam Dente 6 3 9 1 1 .923 2.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Eddie Pellagrini 98 194 292 18 85 .964 4.96
Sam Dente 76 138 207 15 46 .958 4.54
Andy Anderson 10 13 13 3 5 .897 2.60

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Whitey Platt 114 0.00
Al Zarilla 29 0.00
Don Lund 21 0.00
Pete Layden 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Paul Lehner 89 0.00
Al Zarilla 57 0.00
Pete Layden 24 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Dick Kokos 71 0.00
Al Zarilla 59 0.00
Don Lund 25 0.00
Pete Layden 5 0.00
Ken Wood 5 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Zarilla 136 322 5 13 0 .962 2.40
Whitey Platt 114 230 5 13 2 .948 2.06
Paul Lehner 89 223 4 6 2 .974 2.55
Dick Kokos 71 126 8 5 2 .964 1.89
Don Lund 45 72 3 0 0 1.000 1.67
Pete Layden 30 69 3 2 0 .973 2.40
Ken Wood 5 10 1 0 0 1.000 2.20

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Al Widmar 49 4 22 0 0 1.000 0.53
Frank Biscan 47 3 20 3 2 .885 0.49
Bryan Stephens 43 2 22 2 2 .923 0.56
Fred Sanford 42 9 46 4 1 .932 1.31
Ned Garver 38 19 34 1 3 .981 1.39
Cliff Fannin 34 10 24 2 3 .944 1.00
Joe Ostrowski 26 5 23 0 0 1.000 1.08
Ray Shore 17 2 8 0 0 1.000 0.59
Al Gerheauser 14 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.29
Clem Dreisewerd 13 1 3 0 1 1.000 0.31
Blackie Schwamb 12 2 8 0 0 1.000 0.83
Jim Wilson 4 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.50

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Andy Anderson 25 R R 5' 11.0" 172 Nov 13, 1922 Bremerton, WA, US
Hank Arft 26 L L 5' 10.0" 190 Jan 28, 1922 Manchester, MO, US
George Binks 33 L L 6' 0.0" 175 Jul 11, 1914 Chicago, IL, US
Frank Biscan 28 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Mar 13, 1920 Mount Olive, IL, US
Ray Coleman 26 L R 5' 11.0" 170 Jun 4, 1922 Dunsmuir, CA, US
Sam Dente 26 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Apr 26, 1922 Harrison, NJ, US
Bob Dillinger 29 R R 5' 11.0" 170 Sep 17, 1918 Glendale, CA, US
Clem Dreisewerd 32 L L 6' 1.0" 195 Jan 24, 1916 Old Monroe, MO, US
Karl Drews 28 R R 6' 4.0" 192 Feb 22, 1920 Staten Island, NY, US
Cliff Fannin 24 L R 6' 0.0" 170 May 13, 1924 Louisa, KY, US
Ned Garver 22 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Dec 25, 1925 Ney, OH, US
Al Gerheauser 31 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Jun 24, 1917 St. Louis, MO, US
Tom Jordan 28 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 5, 1919 Lawton, OK, US
Bill Kennedy 27 L L 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 14, 1921 Carnesville, GA, US
Dick Kokos 20 L L 5' 8.0" 170 Feb 28, 1928 Chicago, IL, US
Pete Layden 28 R R 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 30, 1919 Dallas, TX, US
Paul Lehner 27 L L 5' 9.0" 160 Jul 1, 1920 Dolomite, AL, US
Don Lund 25 R R 6' 0.0" 200 May 18, 1923 Detroit, MI, US
Jerry McCarthy 25 L L 6' 1.0" 205 May 23, 1923 Brooklyn, NY, US
Les Moss 23 R R 5' 11.0" 205 May 14, 1925 Tulsa, OK, US
Joe Ostrowski 31 L L 6' 0.0" 180 Nov 15, 1916 West Wyoming, PA, US
Roy Partee 30 R R 5' 10.0" 180 Sep 7, 1917 Los Angeles, CA, US
Eddie Pellagrini 30 R R 5' 9.0" 160 Mar 13, 1918 Boston, MA, US
Whitey Platt 27 R R 6' 1.0" 190 Aug 21, 1920 West Palm Beach, FL, US
Nels Potter 36 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 23, 1911 Mount Morris, IL, US
Jerry Priddy 28 R R 5' 11.0" 180 Nov 9, 1919 Los Angeles, CA, US
Fred Sanford 28 S R 6' 1.0" 200 Aug 9, 1919 Garfield, UT, US
Joe Schultz 29 L R 5' 11.0" 180 Aug 29, 1918 Chicago, IL, US
Blackie Schwamb 21 R R 6' 5.0" 198 Aug 6, 1926 Los Angeles, CA, US
Ray Shore 27 R R 6' 3.0" 210 Jun 9, 1921 Cincinnati, OH, US
Bryan Stephens 27 R R 6' 4.0" 175 Jul 14, 1920 Fayetteville, AR, US
Chuck Stevens 29 S L 6' 1.0" 180 Jul 10, 1918 Van Houten, NM, US
Al Widmar 23 R R 6' 3.0" 185 Mar 20, 1925 Cleveland, OH, US
Jim Wilson 26 R R 6' 1.0" 200 Feb 20, 1922 San Diego, CA, US
Ken Wood 23 R R 6' 0.0" 200 Jul 1, 1924 Lincolnton, NC, US
Al Zarilla 29 L R 5' 11.0" 180 May 1, 1919 Los Angeles, CA, US
Sam Zoldak 29 L L 5' 11.0" 185 Dec 8, 1918 Brooklyn, NY, US

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