LEAGUE INJURY NEWS
Wednesday, 5/3/1948
Thursday 3/2/1948 :
BRO: Bob Barthelson was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Inflamed Rotator Cuff Muscle.
He will be OK in about 5-6 weeks.
Friday 3/3/1948 :
CHA: Bernie Creger was injured as he tried to steal a base.
Diagnosis: Pulled Achilles Tendon.
He will be OK in about 5 weeks.
PHI: Joe Wood was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Pulled Hip Muscle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 6 days.
PIT: Hank Camelli was injured being hit by a pitch.
Diagnosis: Broken Nose.
He is out for about one week.
Saturday 3/4/1948 :
BSN: Woody Crowson was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Fractured Elbow.
He will be OK in about 8 weeks.
CIN: Jim Russell was injured being hit by a pitch.
Diagnosis: Concussion.
He is out for about 1-2 weeks.
PIT: Doyt Morris was injured as he tried to steal a base.
Diagnosis: Bruised Ankle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 4 days.
BRO: Don Carlsen was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Tender Elbow.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 1-2 weeks.
Sunday 3/5/1948 :
BSN: Bert Haas was injured being hit by a pitch.
Diagnosis: Bruised Finger.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 3 days.
NYN: Damon Phillips was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Pulled Medial Collateral Ligament.
He will be OK in about 3 weeks.
Monday 3/6/1948 :
DET: Moon Mullen was injured as he tried to steal a base.
Diagnosis: Bruised Foot.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 4 days.
DET: Johnny Bucha was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Tender Elbow.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 1-2 weeks.
Tuesday 3/7/1948 :
BOS: Mickey Harris was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Torn Bicep Muscle.
He will be OK in about 7 weeks.
Wednesday 3/8/1948 :
BSN: Jerry Lynn was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Strained Hamstring Muscle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
Thursday 3/9/1948 :
NYY: Lou Lucier was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Ruptured Elbow Ligament.
He is out for about 7-8 weeks.
PHA: Jim Hickey was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Strained Back.
He will be OK in about one week.
CHA: Babe Barna was injured being hit by a pitch.
Diagnosis: Broken Finger.
He is out for about 4 weeks.
NYN: Charlie Cozart was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Sore Back.
He is out for about 1-2 weeks.
Friday 3/10/1948 :
BOS: Dan Bankhead was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Sore Shoulder.
He is out for about one week.
WAS: Al Gettel was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Sore Back.
He is out for about one week.
Sunday 3/12/1948 :
BOS: Ed Lyons was injured as he tried to steal a base.
Diagnosis: Strained Groin Muscle.
He will be OK in about 3 weeks.
PHI: Chet Ross was injured being hit by a pitch.
Diagnosis: Bruised Cheekbone.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 3 weeks.
STL: Mickey Rocco was injured as he tried to steal a base.
Diagnosis: Bruised Ankle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 4 days.
Monday 3/13/1948 :
NYY: Chet Laabs was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Tight Shoulder.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 3 days.
DET: Sal Maglie was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Strained Back Muscle.
He will be OK in about one week.
Tuesday 3/14/1948 :
BOS: Cliff Mapes was injured being hit by a pitch.
Diagnosis: Scratched Cornea Eye.
He is out for about 1-2 weeks.
BSN: Bert Haas was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Pulled Anterior Cruciate Ligament.
He will be OK in about 2 weeks.
NYN: Walker Cress was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Tight Shoulder.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 1-2 weeks.
Thursday 3/16/1948 :
WAS: Luke Easter was injured being hit by a pitch.
Diagnosis: Swollen Ear.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 6 days.
CLE: Connie Ryan was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Tender Shoulder.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
DET: Skippy Roberge was injured being hit by a pitch.
Diagnosis: Broken Cheekbone.
He is out for about 5 weeks.
Friday 3/17/1948 :
SLA: Snuffy Stirnweiss was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Inflamed Elbow Ligament.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
CIN: Charlie Gilbert was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Strained Anterior Cruciate Ligament.
He will be OK in about 6 weeks.
CHC: Ted Pawelek was injured as he tried to steal a base.
Diagnosis: Inflamed Groin Muscle.
He is out for about one week.
STL: Earl Browne was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Inflamed Bicep Tendon.
He will be OK in about 3-4 weeks.
Saturday 3/18/1948 :
BSN: Johnny Welaj was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Blister On Finger.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 5 days.
Sunday 3/19/1948 :
NYY: Joe Walsh was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Bruised Foot.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
CLE: Johnny Humphries was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Fractured Elbow.
He will be OK in about 10 weeks.
NYN: Milt Welch was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Stiff Shoulder.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 1-2 weeks.
Wednesday 3/22/1948 :
BSN: Jack Niemes was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Ruptured Tricep Tendon.
He will be OK in about 5 weeks.
PIT: Grady Wilson was injured while making a catch.
Diagnosis: Bruised Neck.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 4 days.
Thursday 3/23/1948 :
WAS: Hal Wagner was injured when he was hit by a line drive.
Diagnosis: Broken Skull.
He is out for about 9 weeks.
CHA: Ewell Blackwell was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Pulled Tricep Muscle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 8-9 weeks.
CHC: Del Young was injured as he tried to steal a base.
Diagnosis: Strained Achilles Tendon.
He will be OK in about 1-2 weeks.
Friday 3/24/1948 :
PIT: Don Savage was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Tight Shoulder.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
Saturday 3/25/1948 :
CLE: Howie Moss was injured as he tried to steal a base.
Diagnosis: Inflamed Hamstring Muscle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 3 weeks.
CLE: Lazaro Salazar was injured when he was hit by a line drive.
Diagnosis: Bruised Jaw.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 6 days.
CIN: Stan Spence was injured while making a catch.
Diagnosis: Bruised Hand.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 2 days.
Sunday 3/26/1948 :
DET: Stan Partenheimer was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Pulled Bicep Muscle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 5 weeks.
SLA: Curt Simmons was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Tender Elbow.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
SLA: Jake Jones was injured as he tried to steal a base.
Diagnosis: Inflamed Abdominal Muscle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 2 weeks.
Monday 3/27/1948 :
BSN: Frank Baumholtz was injured as he tried to steal a base.
Diagnosis: Stiff Knee.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
PIT: Kit Carson was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Sprained Ankle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
BRO: Al Javery was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Blister On Finger.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 6 days.
Tuesday 3/28/1948 :
PHA: Eddie Joost was injured as he tried to steal a base.
Diagnosis: Inflamed Achilles Tendon.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
PHA: Cy Buker was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Sore Shoulder.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
DET: Howie Schultz was injured being hit by a pitch.
Diagnosis: Broken Wrist.
He is definitely out for the season!
Wednesday 3/29/1948 :
DET: Jeff Heath was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Tight Shoulder.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 3 days.
Thursday 3/30/1948 :
BRO: Lou Brissie was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Tight Shoulder.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 1-2 weeks.
Friday 3/31/1948 :
BSN: Bert Haas was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Sore Back.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
CIN: Emerson Dickman was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Bone Chips Elbow.
He will be OK in about 5 weeks.
Saturday 4/1/1948 :
BRO: Bill Brubaker was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Inflamed Hip Muscle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 6 days.
CLE: Dick Mulligan is sick.
Diagnosis: Cold.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 3 days.
Wednesday 4/5/1948 :
PHA: Charlie English was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Inflamed Back Muscle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
CLE: Earl Johnson was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Stiff Shoulder.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 6 days.
Thursday 4/6/1948 :
SLA: Bill Wight was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Tender Shoulder.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 1-2 weeks.
WAS: Harry Walker was injured while making a catch.
Diagnosis: Herniated Disc Back.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 11 weeks.
Friday 4/7/1948 :
WAS: Eddie Yost was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Pulled Hamstring Muscle.
He will be OK in about 1-2 weeks.
Saturday 4/8/1948 :
CHA: Woody Main was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Inflamed Bicep Tendon.
He is out for about 4 weeks.
Monday 4/10/1948 :
CHC: Leon Day was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Tight Shoulder.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
Tuesday 4/11/1948 :
CLE: Lazaro Salazar was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Torn Hip Muscle.
He is out for about 2 weeks.
CLE: Harlond Clift was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Pulled Elbow Ligament.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
Wednesday 4/12/1948 :
NYY: Joe Medwick was injured while making a catch.
Diagnosis: Bruised Hand.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 2 days.
Thursday 4/13/1948 :
BOS: Don Fisher was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Strained Back Muscle.
He will be OK in about one week.
PHI: Jimmy Bloodworth was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Stiff Shoulder.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 3 days.
PHA: Eddie Joost was injured while working out.
Diagnosis: Strained Hamstring Muscle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
Saturday 4/15/1948 :
BOS: Babe Young was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Inflamed Posterior Cruciate Ligament.
He will be OK in about 7-8 weeks.
Tuesday 4/18/1948 :
DET: Bobby Thomson was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Strained Elbow Ligament.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 1-2 weeks.
STL: Joe Orengo was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Blister On Finger.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 6 days.
Friday 4/21/1948 :
BRO: Joe Dobson was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Strained Rotator Cuff Muscle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 4 weeks.
STL: Ernie White was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Torn Back Muscle.
He is definitely out for the season!
CIN: Dutch Meyer was injured while making a catch.
Diagnosis: Bruised Neck.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 3 days.
Sunday 4/23/1948 :
SLA: Enos Slaughter was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Inflamed Hip Muscle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take 6 days.
Tuesday 4/25/1948 :
PHA: Don Kolloway was injured while throwing a ball.
Diagnosis: Torn Tricep Muscle.
He is out for about 7 weeks.
CHA: Fred Hutchinson was injured while pitching.
Diagnosis: Strained Elbow Ligament.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.
Sunday 4/30/1948 :
CIN: Birdie Tebbetts was injured while running the bases.
Diagnosis: Strained Groin Muscle.
He is day-to-day, but full recovery will take one week.

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