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1948 World Series (4-2): Cleveland Indians (97-58) over Boston Braves (91-62)


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Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 6, 1948 at Braves Field (Boston Braves)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  4  0
    Boston Braves                0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  x     1  2  2

    PITCHERS: CLE - Feller
              BSN - Sain

               WP - Johnny Sain
	       LP - Bob Feller
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CLE - none
              BSN - none

  ATTENDANCE: 40,135

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 7, 1948 at Braves Field (Boston Braves)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  0    2  1  0    0  0  1     4  8  1
    Boston Braves                1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     1  8  3

    PITCHERS: CLE - Lemon
              BSN - Spahn, Barrett (5), Potter (8)

               WP - Bob Lemon
	       LP - Warren Spahn
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: CLE - none
              BSN - none

  ATTENDANCE: 39,633

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 8, 1948 at Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Braves                0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  5  1
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  1    1  0  0    0  0  x     2  5  0

    PITCHERS: BSN - Bickford, Voiselle (4), Barrett (8)
              CLE - Bearden

               WP - Gene Bearden
	       LP - Vern Bickford
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BSN - none
              CLE - none

  ATTENDANCE: 70,306

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 9, 1948 at Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Braves                0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0     1  7  0
    Cleveland Indians            1  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  x     2  5  0

    PITCHERS: BSN - Sain
              CLE - Gromek

               WP - Steve Gromek
	       LP - Johnny Sain
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BSN - Rickert
              CLE - Doby

  ATTENDANCE: 81,897

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 10, 1948 at Cleveland Stadium (Cleveland Indians)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Boston Braves                3  0  1    0  0  1    6  0  0    11 12  0
    Cleveland Indians            1  0  0    4  0  0    0  0  0     5  6  2

    PITCHERS: BSN - Potter, Spahn (4)
              CLE - Feller, Klieman (7), Christopher (7), Paige (7), Muncrief (8)

               WP - Warren Spahn
	       LP - Bob Feller
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: BSN - Elliott (2), Salkeld
              CLE - Hegan, Mitchell

  ATTENDANCE: 86,288

Game 6 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Monday, October 11, 1948 at Braves Field (Boston Braves)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Cleveland Indians            0  0  1    0  0  2    0  1  0     4 10  0
    Boston Braves                0  0  0    1  0  0    0  2  0     3  9  0

    PITCHERS: CLE - Lemon, Bearden (8)
              BSN - Voiselle, Spahn (8)

               WP - Bob Lemon
	       LP - Bill Voiselle
             SAVE - Gene Bearden

   HOME RUNS: CLE - Gordon
              BSN - none

  ATTENDANCE: 40,103

Series Batting Stats

Cleveland Indians Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Gene Bearden 2 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .750 1.250 0 0 0 37 90 14 23 2 14 0 .256 .650
Ray Boone 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 6 5 0 2 0 1 0 .400 1.000
Lou Boudreau 6 22 1 6 4 0 0 3 1 1 .273 .333 .455 .788 0 0 0 152 560 116 199 18 106 3 .355 .987
Russ Christopher 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45 6 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .250
Allie Clark 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 81 271 43 84 9 38 0 .310 .807
Larry Doby 6 22 1 7 1 0 1 2 2 4 .318 .375 .500 .875 0 0 1 121 439 83 132 14 66 9 .301 .873
Bob Feller 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 44 95 1 9 0 3 0 .095 .229
Joe Gordon 6 22 3 4 0 0 1 2 1 2 .182 .217 .318 .536 1 0 1 144 550 96 154 32 124 5 .280 .879
Steve Gromek 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 38 41 3 6 0 1 0 .146 .375
Jim Hegan 6 19 2 4 0 0 1 5 1 4 .211 .250 .368 .618 1 0 0 144 472 60 117 14 61 6 .248 .724
Wally Judnich 4 13 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 .077 .143 .077 .220 0 0 0 79 218 36 56 2 29 2 .257 .782
Ken Keltner 6 21 3 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .095 .174 .095 .269 0 0 1 153 558 91 166 31 119 2 .297 .917
Bob Kennedy 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 *96 186 14 50 0 19 0 .269 .659
Ed Klieman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 14 0 2 0 0 0 .143 .393
Bob Lemon 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 52 119 20 34 5 21 0 .286 .818
Dale Mitchell 6 23 4 4 1 0 1 1 2 0 .174 .240 .348 .588 0 0 0 141 608 82 204 4 56 13 .336 .814
Bob Muncrief 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 18 0 2 0 0 0 .111 .311
Satchel Paige 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 23 0 2 0 0 0 .087 .174
Hal Peck 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45 63 12 18 0 8 1 .286 .662
Eddie Robinson 6 20 0 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 .300 .333 .300 .633 0 0 0 134 493 53 125 16 83 1 .254 .715
Al Rosen 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .400
Joe Tipton 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 47 90 11 26 1 13 0 .289 .689
Thurman Tucker 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 0 0 0 83 242 52 63 1 19 11 .260 .690
Totals 66 191 17 38 7 0 4 16 12 26 .199 .250 .298 .548 2 0 156 5446 840 1534 155 54 .282 .792

Boston Braves Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Red Barrett 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 39 0 7 0 3 0 .179 .359
Vern Bickford 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 49 3 10 0 7 0 .204 .480
Clint Conatser 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 90 224 30 62 3 23 0 .277 .754
Al Dark 6 24 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .208 .375 0 0 3 137 543 85 175 3 48 4 .322 .786
Bob Elliott 6 21 4 7 0 0 2 5 2 2 .333 .391 .619 1.010 0 0 3 151 540 99 153 23 100 6 .283 .897
Tommy Holmes 6 26 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 .192 .192 .192 .385 0 0 0 139 585 85 190 6 61 1 .325 .814
Phil Masi 5 8 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .375 0 0 0 113 376 43 95 5 44 2 .253 .661
Frank McCormick 3 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 75 180 14 45 4 34 0 .250 .678
Mike McCormick 6 23 1 6 0 0 0 2 0 4 .261 .261 .261 .522 0 0 0 115 343 45 104 1 39 1 .303 .780
Nels Potter 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 *28 37 1 14 0 4 0 .378 .800
Marv Rickert 5 19 2 4 0 0 1 2 0 4 .211 .211 .368 .579 0 0 0 *11 19 1 4 0 2 0 .211 .566
Connie Ryan 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 51 122 14 26 0 10 0 .213 .571
Johnny Sain 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 43 115 11 25 0 16 0 .217 .485
Bill Salkeld 5 9 2 2 0 0 1 1 5 1 .222 .500 .556 1.056 0 0 0 78 198 26 48 8 28 1 .242 .792
Ray Sanders 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 5 4 0 1 0 2 0 .250 .650
Sibby Sisti 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 83 221 30 54 0 21 0 .244 .630
Warren Spahn 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 37 90 10 15 1 7 0 .167 .452
Eddie Stanky 6 14 0 4 1 0 0 1 7 0 .286 .524 .357 .881 0 0 0 67 247 49 79 2 29 3 .320 .872
Earl Torgeson 5 18 2 7 3 0 0 1 2 1 .389 .450 .556 1.006 1 0 0 134 438 70 111 10 67 19 .253 .770
Bill Voiselle 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 37 72 2 7 0 4 0 .097 .242
Totals 72 187 17 43 6 0 4 16 16 19 .230 .291 .326 .617 1 0 154 5297 739 1458 95 43 .275 .757

Cleveland Indians Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Gene Bearden 2 1 0.00 1 0 1 1 10.2 6 0 0 1 4 0.656 37 29 2.43 20 7 1 229.2 187 106 80 1.276
Russ Christopher 1 0 inf 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 1 0 0 45 0 2.90 3 2 17 59.0 55 27 14 1.390
Bob Feller 2 2 5.02 0 2 0 1 14.1 10 8 8 5 7 1.047 44 38 3.56 19 15 3 280.1 255 116 164 1.323
Steve Gromek 1 1 1.00 1 0 0 1 9.0 7 1 1 1 2 0.889 38 9 2.84 9 3 2 130.0 109 51 50 1.231
Ed Klieman 1 0 inf 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 3 2 0 44 0 2.60 3 2 4 79.2 62 46 18 1.356
Bob Lemon 2 2 1.65 2 0 0 1 16.1 16 4 3 7 6 1.408 43 37 2.82 20 14 2 293.2 231 129 147 1.226
Bob Muncrief 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 0 0.500 21 9 3.98 5 4 0 72.1 76 31 24 1.479
Satchel Paige 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 21 7 2.48 6 1 1 72.2 61 22 43 1.142
Totals 11 6 2.72 4 2 1 4 53.0 43 17 16 16 19 1.113 156 156 3.225 97 58 1409.1 1246 625 593 1.328

Boston Braves Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Red Barrett 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.2 1 0 0 0 1 0.273 34 13 3.65 7 8 0 128.1 132 26 40 1.231
Vern Bickford 1 1 2.70 0 1 0 0 3.1 4 2 1 5 1 2.700 33 22 3.27 11 5 1 146.0 125 63 60 1.288
Nels Potter 2 1 8.44 0 0 0 0 5.1 6 6 5 2 1 1.500 *28 9 2.86 8 5 3 113.1 105 17 64 1.076
Johnny Sain 2 2 1.06 1 1 0 2 17.0 9 2 2 0 9 0.529 42 39 2.60 24 15 1 314.2 297 83 137 1.208
Warren Spahn 3 1 3.00 1 1 0 0 12.0 10 4 4 3 12 1.083 36 35 3.71 15 12 1 257.0 237 77 114 1.222
Bill Voiselle 2 1 2.53 0 1 0 0 10.2 8 3 3 2 2 0.938 37 30 3.63 13 13 2 215.2 226 90 89 1.465
Totals 12 6 2.60 2 4 0 2 52.0 38 17 15 12 26 0.962 154 154 3.375 91 62 1389.1 1354 430 579 1.284

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