LEAGUE NEWS
Monday, 8/7/1947
Tuesday 1/31/1947 :
Boze Berger retires ...
Red Anderson retires ...
Stew Bowers retires ...
Bud Byerly retires ...
Odell Hale retires ...
Charlie Frye retires ...
Stan Hack retires ...
Myril Hoag retires ...
Pinky Higgins retires ...
George Jeffcoat retires ...
Ed Linke retires ...
Lew Krausse retires ...
Tom Drake retires ...
Mike Kreevich retires ...
Ed Madjeski retires ...
Al Lopez retires ...
Bill Kennedy retires ...
Joe Haynes retires ...
Whitey Moore retires ...
Jake Mooty retires ...
Tom Padden retires ...
Russ Meers retires ...
Hersh Martin retires ...
Cliff Melton retires ...
Buck Leonard retires ...
Max Macon retires ...
Jack Kraus retires ...
Hal Schumacher retires ...
Joe Mulligan retires ...
Wedo Martini retires ...
Wally Moses retires ...
Larry Rosenthal retires ...
Vito Tamulis retires ...
Jo-jo White retires ...
Bertrum Hunter retires ...
Walter Signer retires ...
Terris Mcduffie retires ...
BOS: Neil Robinson retires ...
BOS: Al Hollingsworth retires ...
BOS: George Selkirk retires ...
BOS: Gordon Maltzberger retires ...
BOS: John Bottarini retires ...
BOS: Max Marshall retires ...
BOS: Jimmy Outlaw retires ...
BOS: Coaker Triplett retires ...
BOS: Howie Gorman retires ...
BOS: Claude Wilborn retires ...
NYY: Steve Gerkin retires ...
NYY: Johnny Lazor retires ...
PHA: Bud Bates retires ...
WAS: Billy Myers retires ...
WAS: Hal Luby retires ...
WAS: Gene Benson retires ...
WAS: Bobo Newsom retires ...
WAS: Floyd Speer retires ...
WAS: Kerby Farrell retires ...
CHA: Otto Denning retires ...
CHA: Sam Narron retires ...
CHA: Pete Coscarart retires ...
CHA: Tom Hafey retires ...
CLE: Tommy Heath retires ...
CLE: Dolph Camilli retires ...
He will be in the Hall Of Fame!
CLE: Wes Flowers retires ...
CLE: Hugh Casey retires ...
DET: Max Butcher retires ...
DET: Lee Handley retires ...
DET: Tommy Bridges retires ...
DET: Pat Ankenman retires ...
DET: Henry Coppola retires ...
DET: Art Mahan retires ...
DET: Lloyd Russell retires ...
SLA: Fabian Gaffke retires ...
SLA: Papa Williams retires ...
SLA: Russ Lyon retires ...
BSN: Bill Perrin retires ...
BSN: Red Rolfe retires ...
CIN: Packy Rogers retires ...
CIN: Ken Chase retires ...
CIN: Frank Secory retires ...
CIN: Hal Kelleher retires ...
CIN: Hiker Moran retires ...
CIN: Bill Hart retires ...
CIN: Grey Clarke retires ...
CIN: Tony York retires ...
CIN: Fred Walters retires ...
PHI: Jerry Benjamin retires ...
PHI: Mark Christman retires ...
PHI: Charlie Fuchs retires ...
PHI: Fern Bell retires ...
PIT: Joe Marty retires ...
PIT: Amby Murray retires ...
PIT: Andy Pilney retires ...
PIT: Art Doll retires ...
PIT: Ken O'dea retires ...
PIT: Bob Uhl retires ...
PIT: Hugh Poland retires ...
PIT: Joe Mack retires ...
PIT: Don Hendrickson retires ...
BRO: Skeeter Scalzi retires ...
BRO: Stew Hofferth retires ...
BRO: Walter Alston retires ...
BRO: Woody Davis retires ...
CHC: Ed Moriarty retires ...
NYN: Joe Abreu retires ...
NYN: Hank Helf retires ...
NYN: Ben Sankey retires ...
NYN: Joe Holden retires ...
NYN: Earl Reid retires ...
STL: Frank Gabler retires ...
STL: Buster Maynard retires ...
STL: Don Johnson retires ...
STL: Tony Giuliani retires ...
BOS: Fan loyalty increases to Good!
WAS: Fan loyalty drops to Poor...
CLE: Fan loyalty drops to Average...
Detroit : Team market falls to Below Average.
SLA: Fan loyalty drops to Poor...
BRO: Fan loyalty drops to Average...
BOS:Tommy De la cruz gets a new one-year contract worth $2,050,000 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Jim Tobin gets a new one-year contract worth $2,185,714 through salary arbitration.
BOS:Bill Kalfass gets a new one-year contract worth $1,878,571 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Ernie White gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Lorenzo Davis gets a new one-year contract worth $1,207,143 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Johnny Lindell gets a new one-year contract worth $1,315,000 through salary arbitration.
NYY:George Kell gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Lou Lucier gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Walt Lanfranconi gets a new one-year contract worth $3,014,286 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Roy Cullenbine gets a new one-year contract worth $2,821,429 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Stubby Overmire gets a new one-year contract worth $3,421,429 through salary arbitration.
NYY:Red Barrett gets a new one-year contract worth $5,057,143 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Jesse Flores gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Eddie Lake gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Joe Grace gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Tex Shirley gets a new one-year contract worth $4,335,714 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Bill Nagel gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Al Rubeling gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Paul Kardow gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHA:Don Kolloway gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Randy Gumpert gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Johnny Pesky gets a new one-year contract worth $3,207,143 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Ray Sanders gets a new one-year contract worth $1,528,571 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Ralph Hodgin gets a new one-year contract worth $400,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Frank Colman gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Pete Suder gets a new one-year contract worth $437,143 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Mike Naymick gets a new one-year contract worth $517,143 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Les Mueller gets a new one-year contract worth $400,000 through salary arbitration.
WAS:Wimpy Quinn gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Ewell Blackwell gets a new one-year contract worth $6,457,143 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Lou Scoffic gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Orval Grove gets a new one-year contract worth $4,642,857 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Sammy Holbrook gets a new one-year contract worth $462,857 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Bill Fleming gets a new one-year contract worth $385,714 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Howie Pollet gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Art Johnson gets a new one-year contract worth $2,491,429 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Al Mclean gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHA:Morrie Aderholt gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Johnny Gorsica gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Gene Lambert gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Earl Johnson gets a new one-year contract worth $3,528,571 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Stan Ferens gets a new one-year contract worth $4,814,286 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Murry Dickson gets a new one-year contract worth $4,428,571 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Johnny Humphries gets a new one-year contract worth $1,015,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Tom Earley gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Lou Klein gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Stan Sperry gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CLE:Carden Gillenwater gets a new one-year contract worth $3,257,143 through salary arbitration.
DET:Dick Wakefield gets a new one-year contract worth $3,371,429 through salary arbitration.
DET:Morrie Arnovich gets a new one-year contract worth $675,000 through salary arbitration.
DET:Al Veigel gets a new one-year contract worth $1,157,143 through salary arbitration.
DET:Clyde Mccullough gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
DET:Art Rebel gets a new one-year contract worth $1,600,000 through salary arbitration.
DET:Bob Carpenter gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
DET:Harry Boyles gets a new one-year contract worth $1,971,429 through salary arbitration.
DET:Cookie Cuccurullo gets a new one-year contract worth $2,371,429 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Johnny Hutchings gets a new one-year contract worth $2,325,714 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Stan Musial gets a new one-year contract worth $7,621,429 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Harry Craft gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Russ Christopher gets a new one-year contract worth $2,685,714 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Phil Masi gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Red Embree gets a new one-year contract worth $1,621,429 through salary arbitration.
SLA:John Dagenhard gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
SLA:Buddy Hassett gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:George Scharein gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Sid Gordon gets a new one-year contract worth $5,000,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Allie Reynolds gets a new one-year contract worth $1,528,571 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Jim Bucher gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Dave Koslo gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Johnny Welaj gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Bill Lefebvre gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Hank Borowy gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Danny Litwhiler gets a new one-year contract worth $3,721,429 through salary arbitration.
BSN:Al Brazle gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Benny Mccoy gets a new one-year contract worth $775,714 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Eddie Stanky gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Dutch Meyer gets a new one-year contract worth $4,057,143 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Dan Bankhead gets a new one-year contract worth $4,278,571 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Jim Russell gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Dixie Howell gets a new one-year contract worth $1,348,571 through salary arbitration.
CIN:Frankie Gustine gets a new one-year contract worth $865,714 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Rodolfo Fernandez gets a new one-year contract worth $570,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Mays Copeland gets a new one-year contract worth $480,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Hank Thompson gets a new one-year contract worth $4,150,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Butch Nieman gets a new one-year contract worth $3,371,429 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Bob Lemon gets a new one-year contract worth $2,478,571 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Bob Joyce gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PHI:Johnny Rucker gets a new one-year contract worth $364,286 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Johnny Lucadello gets a new one-year contract worth $577,143 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Butch Wensloff gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Frank Mccormick gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Harl Maggert gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Harry Brecheen gets a new one-year contract worth $1,278,571 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Charlie Moss gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Eddie Waitkus gets a new one-year contract worth $1,157,143 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Tommy Holmes gets a new one-year contract worth $2,685,714 through salary arbitration.
PIT:Dick Errickson gets a new one-year contract worth $535,714 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Vern Stephens gets a new one-year contract worth $3,300,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Sid Peterson gets a new one-year contract worth $482,143 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Jake Early gets a new one-year contract worth $600,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Milt Byrnes gets a new one-year contract worth $1,892,857 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Johnny Sain gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Stu Martin gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Hal Spindel gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Milo Candini gets a new one-year contract worth $394,286 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Taffy Wright gets a new one-year contract worth $402,857 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Joe Beggs gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
BRO:Terry Moore gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Gil Hodges gets a new one-year contract worth $4,150,000 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Bill Donovan gets a new one-year contract worth $1,478,571 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Bonnie Serrell gets a new one-year contract worth $3,721,429 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Johnny Beazley gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Joe Schultz gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
CHC:Del Young gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
NYN:Hi Bithorn gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
NYN:Virgil Trucks gets a new one-year contract worth $1,807,143 through salary arbitration.
NYN:Eddie Miller gets a new one-year contract worth $2,314,286 through salary arbitration.
NYN:Johnny Podgajny gets a new one-year contract worth $3,085,714 through salary arbitration.
NYN:Owen Scheetz gets a new one-year contract worth $462,857 through salary arbitration.
STL:Whitey Kurowski gets a new one-year contract worth $5,000,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Paul Erickson gets a new one-year contract worth $5,571,429 through salary arbitration.
STL:Earl Browne gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Art Parks gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Paul Gillespie gets a new one-year contract worth $1,621,429 through salary arbitration.
STL:Joe Orengo gets a new one-year contract worth $2,564,286 through salary arbitration.
STL:Gene Hermanski gets a new one-year contract worth $497,143 through salary arbitration.
STL:Rube Melton gets a new one-year contract worth $482,143 through salary arbitration.
STL:Joe Dobson gets a new one-year contract worth $692,143 through salary arbitration.
STL:Ace Williams gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Herman Franks gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Earl Cook gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Len Perme gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
STL:Ray Harrell gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration.
Saturday 4/1/1947 :
CLE: Hal Trosky sets a new single game AL-Record for Doubles with 4!
Buster Adams hits a 495-foot homerun!!
CIN: Arky Vaughan crushes 3 homers against Philadelphia (N).
Tuesday 4/4/1947 :
DET: Ken Johnson pitches a NO-HITTER against St. Louis (A)!!
Wednesday 4/5/1947 :
STL: Johnny Mize has homered in 6 straight games!
Saturday 4/8/1947 :
CHC: Bill Donovan pitches a 3-hit shutout against Brooklyn!!
Sunday 4/9/1947 :
SLA: Snuffy Stirnweiss sets a new single game AL-Record for Stolen Bases with 4!
Monday 4/10/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
CF Jeff Heath (DET)!
He batted .542 in 24 AB, with 3 HR and 6 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
SS Arky Vaughan (CIN)!
He batted .500 in 22 AB, with 3 HR and 8 RBI.
Tuesday 4/11/1947 :
NYY: Walt Lanfranconi pitches a 2-hit shutout against Detroit!!
Wednesday 4/12/1947 :
Jeff Heath hits a 505-foot homerun!!
Thursday 4/13/1947 :
Cass Michaels hits a 497-foot homerun!!
Friday 4/14/1947 :
DET: Jeff Heath slams 3 homers against Boston (A).
Sunday 4/16/1947 :
CHA: Hank Sauer hits 3 homers against Boston (A).
Monday 4/17/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
CF Jeff Heath (DET)!
He batted .480 in 25 AB, with 4 HR and 7 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
RF Max West (PHI)!
He batted .480 in 25 AB, with 3 HR and 8 RBI.
Tuesday 4/18/1947 :
PHA: Tex Shirley pitches a 2-hit shutout against Cleveland!!
Friday 4/21/1947 :
CHA: Bill Nicholson hits 3 homers against New York (A).
Sunday 4/23/1947 :
CHA: Gene Hasson sets a new single game AL-Record for Hits with 6!
CHA: Gene Hasson has 6 hits against St. Louis (A).
BRO: Pete Naktenis sets a new single game Brooklyn-Record for Strikeouts with 15!
BRO: Pete Naktenis strikes out 16 against New York (N).
Monday 4/24/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
RF Bill Nicholson (CHA)!
He batted .579 in 19 AB, with 6 HR and 10 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
3B Gil Hodges (CHC)!
He batted .571 in 21 AB, with 2 HR and 8 RBI.
Tuesday 4/25/1947 :
SLA: Russ Christopher pitches a 2-hit shutout against Chicago (A)!!
Friday 4/28/1947 :
CLE: Harlond Clift gets his 2000th career hit!!
Sunday 4/30/1947 :
WAS: Tex Hughson pitches a 1-hit shutout against Boston (A)!!
Monday 5/1/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
1B Stan Musial (SLA)!
He batted .632 in 19 AB, with 2 HR and 9 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
P Tommy Hughes (PHI)!
He won 2 games, with one shutout, pitched 18 innings
with an ERA of 0.50, fanning 15.
American League-Pitcher of the Month:
Stan Ferens (CLE)!
He had a record of 6-2 in 8 games started, with an ERA of 4.35.
American League-Batter of the Month:
Bill Nicholson (CHA)!
He batted .405 in 84 AB, with 17 homers and 33 RBI.
National League-Pitcher of the Month:
Tommy Hughes (PHI)!
He had a record of 6-0 in 7 games started, with an ERA of 1.83 and 1 shutouts.
National League-Batter of the Month:
Arky Vaughan (CIN)!
He batted .393 in 89 AB, with 9 homers and 25 RBI.
Wednesday 5/3/1947 :
PHI: Hank Thompson hits for the cycle against St. Louis (N)!
Monday 5/8/1947 :
National League-Player of the Week:
P Bill Donovan (CHC)!
He won 2 games, pitched 13 innings
with an ERA of 1.38, fanning 5.
Tuesday 5/9/1947 :
George Kell hits a 532-foot homerun!!
Friday 5/12/1947 :
Bill Nicholson hits a 489-foot homerun!!
Sunday 5/14/1947 :
CHC: Leon Day pitches a 2-hit shutout against Pittsburgh!!
Monday 5/15/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
1B Hal Trosky (CLE)!
He batted .476 in 21 AB, with 4 HR and 9 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
LF Ted Williams (CHC)!
He batted .545 in 22 AB, with 5 HR and 13 RBI.
Tuesday 5/16/1947 :
WAS: Glenn Gardner pitches a 3-hit shutout against Philadelphia (A)!!
Wednesday 5/17/1947 :
Eddie Robinson hits a 494-foot homerun!!
Saturday 5/20/1947 :
CLE: Earl Johnson pitches a 3-hit shutout against Chicago (A)!!
Sunday 5/21/1947 :
CHC: Bill Donovan pitches a 3-hit shutout against New York (N)!!
Monday 5/22/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
LF Red Schoendienst (WAS)!
He batted .500 in 22 AB, with 2 HR and 4 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
2B Joe Gordon (CIN)!
He batted .444 in 18 AB, with 2 HR and 9 RBI.
BOS: Tommy De la cruz pitches a 2-hit shutout against Philadelphia (A)!!
Wednesday 5/24/1947 :
Vince Dimaggio hits a 506-foot homerun!!
Roy Cullenbine hits a 501-foot homerun!!
CIN: Marius Russo pitches a 3-hit shutout against Pittsburgh!!
Thursday 5/25/1947 :
CIN: Mel Ott gets his 3500th career hit!!
Sunday 5/28/1947 :
CHA: Bill Nicholson slams 3 homers against Boston (A).
Monday 5/29/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
3B Bobby Thomson (DET)!
He batted .435 in 23 AB, with 5 HR and 11 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
C Birdie Tebbetts (CIN)!
He batted .522 in 23 AB, with 1 HR and 8 RBI.
Tuesday 5/30/1947 :
BSN: Dizzy Trout pitches a 3-hit shutout against New York (N)!!
Thursday 6/1/1947 :
American League-Pitcher of the Month:
Lum Harris (SLA)!
He had a record of 4-0 in 4 games started, with an ERA of 2.05 and 1 shutouts.
American League-Batter of the Month:
Bill Nicholson (CHA)!
He batted .338 in 77 AB, with 11 homers and 31 RBI.
National League-Pitcher of the Month:
Johnny Gee (NYN)!
He had a record of 5-0 in 6 games started, with an ERA of 2.01.
National League-Batter of the Month:
Ted Williams (CHC)!
He batted .400 in 70 AB, with 13 homers and 34 RBI.
Friday 6/2/1947 :
BSN: Hank Borowy pitches a 3-hit shutout against Brooklyn!!
Sunday 6/4/1947 :
Johnny Lindell hits a 502-foot homerun!!
Monday 6/5/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
C Bill Delancey (BOS)!
He batted .647 in 17 AB, with 3 HR and 9 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
3B Gil Hodges (CHC)!
He batted .364 in 22 AB, with 4 HR and 12 RBI.
Tuesday 6/6/1947 :
Gene Hasson hits a 490-foot homerun!!
Sunday 6/11/1947 :
PHI: Ray Dandridge gets his 2000th career hit!!
Monday 6/12/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
1B Gene Hasson (CHA)!
He batted .565 in 23 AB, with 5 HR and 11 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
3B Gil Hodges (CHC)!
He batted .529 in 17 AB, with 2 HR and 11 RBI.
Sunday 6/18/1947 :
CLE: Hal Trosky hits his 600th career homer!!
NYY: Red Barrett pitches a 3-hit shutout against St. Louis (A)!!
Monday 6/19/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
P Red Barrett (NYY)!
He won 2 games, with one shutout, pitched 17 innings
with an ERA of 1.06, fanning 5.
National League-Player of the Week:
LF Willard Marshall (PHI)!
He batted .500 in 18 AB, with 4 HR and 11 RBI.
Tuesday 6/20/1947 :
DET: Ken Johnson pitches a 2-hit shutout against Philadelphia (A)!!
Wednesday 6/21/1947 :
CLE: Stan Ferens pitches a 3-hit shutout against Washington!!
Friday 6/23/1947 :
Bobby Thomson hits a 501-foot homerun!!
PIT: Bill Knickerbocker gets his 2000th career hit!!
Monday 6/26/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
2B Ken Keltner (CLE)!
He batted .393 in 28 AB, with 3 HR and 12 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
LF Hank Leiber (BSN)!
He batted .500 in 18 AB, with 3 HR and 9 RBI.
Saturday 7/1/1947 :
American League-Pitcher of the Month:
Paul Gehrman (PHA)!
He had a record of 5-1 in 6 games started, with an ERA of 2.21 and 1 shutouts.
American League-Batter of the Month:
Gene Hasson (CHA)!
He batted .358 in 95 AB, with 11 homers and 30 RBI.
National League-Pitcher of the Month:
Allie Reynolds (BSN)!
He had a record of 4-0 in 4 games started, with an ERA of 1.51.
National League-Batter of the Month:
Willard Marshall (PHI)!
He batted .418 in 91 AB, with 12 homers and 35 RBI.
Sunday 7/2/1947 :
NYY: Stubby Overmire pitches a 3-hit shutout against Boston (A)!!
Monday 7/3/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
P Stubby Overmire (NYY)!
He won 2 games, with one shutout, pitched 18 innings
with an ERA of 0.50, fanning 9.
National League-Player of the Week:
LF Willard Marshall (PHI)!
He batted .480 in 25 AB, with 5 HR and 12 RBI.
Tuesday 7/4/1947 :
These players were selected for the AL OOTP-Allstar Team :
P Ken Johnson from Detroit
P Orval Grove from Chicago (A)
P Red Barrett from New York (A)
P Ewell Blackwell from Chicago (A)
P Hal Newhouser from Chicago (A)
P Walt Lanfranconi from New York (A)
P Stubby Overmire from New York (A)
P Charley Suche from Philadelphia (A)
P Joe Rogalski from New York (A)
P Jim Hickey from Philadelphia (A)
C Rudy York from Cleveland
C Walker Cooper from Washington
1B Gene Hasson from Chicago (A)
2B Ken Keltner from Cleveland
3B Don Gutteridge from St. Louis (A)
SS Jackie Robinson from Chicago (A)
LF Joe Dimaggio from Philadelphia (A)
CF Jeff Heath from Detroit
RF Bill Nicholson from Chicago (A)
1B Hal Trosky from Cleveland
CF Sam Jethroe from Chicago (A)
CF Joe Medwick from New York (A)
CF Buster Adams from Boston (A)
SS Snuffy Stirnweiss from St. Louis (A)
2B Bobby Doerr from Chicago (A)
These players were selected for the NL OOTP-Allstar Team :
P Verdell Mathis from Chicago (N)
P Bill Donovan from Chicago (N)
P Marius Russo from Cincinnati
P Johnny Gee from New York (N)
P Pete Naktenis from Brooklyn
P Sam Nahem from Cincinnati
P Red Munger from Brooklyn
P Sid Peterson from Brooklyn
P Dixie Howell from Cincinnati
P Mays Copeland from Philadelphia (N)
C Josh Gibson from Chicago (N)
C Yogi Berra from New York (N)
1B Johnny Mize from St. Louis (N)
2B Larry Doby from Pittsburgh
3B Gil Hodges from Chicago (N)
SS Arky Vaughan from Cincinnati
LF Ted Williams from Chicago (N)
CF Sid Gordon from Boston (N)
RF Max West from Philadelphia (N)
1B Ted Kluszewski from Boston (N)
LF Willard Marshall from Philadelphia (N)
RF Stan Spence from Cincinnati
RF Johnny Davis from Chicago (N)
2B Hank Thompson from Philadelphia (N)
SS Artie Wilson from St. Louis (N)
Saturday 7/8/1947 :
Joe Dimaggio hits a 490-foot homerun!!
Lennie Pearson hits a 502-foot homerun!!
Tuesday 7/11/1947 :
NYN: Bob Elliott sets a new single game NL-Record for Bases on Balls with 5!
Saturday 7/15/1947 :
BSN: Ted Kluszewski drives in 8 runs against Chicago (N).
Sunday 7/16/1947 :
CHA: Hal Newhouser pitches a NO-HITTER against Boston (A)!!
Monday 7/17/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
RF Ralph Kiner (WAS)!
He batted .458 in 24 AB, with 4 HR and 10 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
1B Ted Kluszewski (WAS)!
He batted .636 in 22 AB, with 2 HR and 14 RBI.
Wednesday 7/19/1947 :
Bill Nicholson hits a 525-foot homerun!!
Thursday 7/20/1947 :
Jackie Robinson hits a 508-foot homerun!!
Bill Nicholson hits a 509-foot homerun!!
Friday 7/21/1947 :
Hal Trosky hits a 491-foot homerun!!
CHA: Jackie Robinson hits for the cycle against Washington!
Sunday 7/23/1947 :
Carden Gillenwater hits a 504-foot homerun!!
Rudy York hits a 510-foot homerun!!
Monday 7/24/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
CF Buster Adams (BOS)!
He batted .435 in 23 AB, with 3 HR and 15 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
2B Larry Doby (PIT)!
He batted .520 in 25 AB, with 5 HR and 9 RBI.
Wednesday 7/26/1947 :
WAS: Ralph Kiner has homered in 6 straight games!
CHA: Jackie Robinson hits for the cycle against St. Louis (A)!
Saturday 7/29/1947 :
CHA: Bill Nicholson sets a new season Chicago (A)-Record for Homeruns with 48!
Monday 7/31/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
SS Jackie Robinson (CHA)!
He batted .433 in 30 AB, with 3 HR and 8 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
LF Ted Williams (CHC)!
He batted .500 in 22 AB, with 5 HR and 14 RBI.
Tuesday 8/1/1947 :
American League-Pitcher of the Month:
Earl Johnson (CLE)!
He had a record of 5-0 in 6 games started, with an ERA of 2.82.
American League-Batter of the Month:
Ralph Kiner (WAS)!
He batted .354 in 82 AB, with 13 homers and 33 RBI.
National League-Pitcher of the Month:
Johnny Podgajny (NYN)!
He had a record of 5-2 in 7 games started, with an ERA of 2.39.
National League-Batter of the Month:
Ted Williams (CHC)!
He batted .418 in 79 AB, with 10 homers and 30 RBI.
Friday 8/4/1947 :
BSN: Sid Gordon crushes 3 homers against Chicago (N).
Saturday 8/5/1947 :
PHA: Tex Shirley pitches a 2-hit shutout against Detroit!!
Gene Hasson hits a 509-foot homerun!!
Lou Scoffic hits a 502-foot homerun!!
CHA: Bill Nicholson sets a new single game AL-Record for Bases on Balls with 5!
Monday 8/7/1947 :
American League-Player of the Week:
1B Gene Hasson (CHA)!
He batted .556 in 18 AB, with 2 HR and 10 RBI.
National League-Player of the Week:
3B Whitey Kurowski (STL)!
He batted .400 in 20 AB, with 3 HR and 8 RBI.

Out of the Park Developments - The place for baseball and boxing simulation games
Out of the Park Baseball Homepage - The home of the Out of the Park Baseball Series