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1948 Detroit Tigers season

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1948 Detroit Tigers season

1948 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Other information
Owner(s) Walter Briggs, Sr.
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 Indians 97 58 .626 --
Boston Red Sox 96 59 .619 1
New York Yankees 94 60 .610 2.5
Philadelphia Athletics 84 70 .545 12.5
Detroit Tigers 78 76 .506 18.5
St. Louis Browns 59 94 .386 37
Washington Senators 56 97 .366 40
Chicago White Sox 51 101 .336 44.5


Player stats


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
SS Lipon, JohnnyJohnny Lipon 121 458 133 .290 5 52

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
Campbell, PaulPaul Campbell 59 83 22 .265 1 11


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
Benton, AlAl Benton 30 2 2 3 5.68 18
Gentry, RufeRufe Gentry 4 0 0 0 2.70 1

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



  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, N.C.: Baseball America.  

External links

  • 1948 Detroit Tigers season at Baseball Reference
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