1951 Cincinnati Reds Season

The 1951 Cincinnati Reds season was a season in American baseball. The team finished sixth in the National League with a record of 68-86, 28½ games behind the New York Giants.

Offseason

  • Prior to 1951 season: Bobby Durnbaugh was signed as an amateur free agent by the Reds.[1]

Regular season

Season standings

National League W L GB Pct.
New York Giants 98 59 -- .624
Brooklyn Dodgers 97 60 1 .618
St. Louis Cardinals 81 73 15.5 .526
Boston Braves 76 78 20.5 .494
Philadelphia Phillies 73 81 23.5 .474
Cincinnati Reds 68 86 28.5 .442
Pittsburgh Pirates 64 90 32.5 .416
Chicago Cubs 62 92 34.5 .403

Notable transactions

Roster

1951 Cincinnati Reds
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
C Howell, DixieDixie Howell 77 207 52 .251 2 18

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
Litwhiler, DannyDanny Litwhiler 12 29 8 .276 2 3
Bolger, JimJim Bolger 2 0 0 ---- 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
Blackwell, EwellEwell Blackwell 38 232.2 16 15 3.44 120

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
Peterson, KentKent Peterson 9 1 1 0 6.52 5
Blackburn, JimJim Blackburn 2 0 0 0 17.18 1

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AA Tulsa Oilers Texas League Al Vincent
A Charleston Senators Central League Ernie White
A Columbia Reds Sally League Buddy Hancken
C Ogden Reds Pioneer League Cecil Scheffel
D Welch Miners Appalachian League Mike Blazo
[3]

References

External links

  • 1951 Cincinnati Reds season at Baseball Reference


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