Philadelphia (N) Blue Jays Clubhouse
Friday, 9/1/1948
Team Stats & Info
Manager: Luna J Steele
Record: 91 Wins, 42 Losses, .684 Winning Pct.
Home Record: 45 Wins, 22 Losses
Away Record: 46 Wins, 20 Losses
1 Run Games Record: 28 Wins, 13 Losses
X-Innings Record: 3 Wins, 1 Losses
Record vs LHP: 23 Wins, 13 Losses
Record vs RHP: 68 Wins, 29 Losses
Payroll: $53,381,429 (12th)
Fan Interest: 80/100 (5th)
Batting AVG: .277 (5th)
Homeruns: 173 (4th)
Walks: 471 (15th)
Stolen Bases: 103 (4th)
Runs Scored: 756 (5th)

Pitching ERA: 3.78 (1st)
Opponents AVG: .249 (1st)
HRs Allowed: 59 (1st)
Walks Allowed: 490 (2nd)
Runs Allowed: 555 (1st)
Reports & News
Batting Stats
Pitching Stats
Fielding Stats
Ratings Report
Top Prospects
Minor Leagues
Coaching Staff
Salary Report
Financial Report
Financial History
Team History
Team News
Major Transaction News
All Transaction News
Injury News
Player Development
Active Roster
Player#PosBirthdayBatsThrowsAVGHRRBISBOPS 
CATCHERS           
Joe Garagiola43C 2/12/1926LeftRight.2346301.620 
Bill Salkeld37C 3/8/1917LeftRight.2659380.755 
INFIELDER           
Creepy Crespi833B2/16/1918RightRight.183050.514 
Jimmy Bloodworth75SS7/26/1917RightRight.3085370.804 
Hank Thompson652B12/8/1925LeftRight.3802470521.067 
Leroy Morney673B1/1/1910BothRight.2825200.764 
Stan Rojek862B4/21/1919RightRight.357020.786 
Willard Marshall191B2/8/1921LeftRight.28223862.847 
Ray Dandridge423B8/31/1913RightRight.30410770.782 
OUTFIELDER           
Chet Ross63LF4/1/1917RightRight.2043220.669 
Charlie Keller45CF9/12/1916LeftRight.25134913.951 
Vic Wertz5RF2/9/1925LeftRight.31691701.089 
Butch Nieman53RF2/8/1918LeftLeft.22894913.747 
Johnny Rucker60LF1/15/1917LeftRight.300117432.782 
Player#RoleBirthdayBatsThrowsERAWLSWHIP 
STARTERS           
Johnny Schmitz60SP11/27/1920RightLeft4.11201301.44 
Johnny Rigney96SP10/28/1914RightRight3.01251101.18 
Tommy Hughes26SP10/7/1919RightRight4.2321901.34 
Bill Donovan57SP7/6/1916BothLeft3.741202.03 
Tal Abernathy91SP10/30/1921RightLeft4.0518701.44 
RELIEVERS           
Mays Copeland36CL8/31/1913RightRight2.160081.20 
Fred Bradley6MR7/31/1920RightRight0.000001.20 
Jim Konstanty58MR3/2/1917RightRight6.750011.88 
Rogers Mckee95MR9/16/1926LeftLeft3.291001.17 
Al Gerheauser57MR6/24/1917LeftLeft1.501001.75 
Elmer Singleton29MR6/26/1918RightRight4.204001.13 
Tired Position Players
Willard Marshall
Injuries & Disabled List
PlayerStatusRecovery TimeTime on DL leftDiagnosis
Hank ThompsonDay-to-Day (93%)5 days0 daysBruised Foot
Max WestOUT2 weeks0 daysBroken Foot
Vern BickfordOUTfull season19 daysBone Chips Shoulder
Mike GarbarkOUTfull season19 daysBroken Wrist
Lineups
LINEUP VS RHPPos
1) L H. Thompson2B
2) L J. RuckerLF
3) L W. Marshall1B
4) L V. WertzRF
5) L C. KellerCF
6) R R. Dandridge3B
7) L J. GaragiolaC
8) R J. BloodworthSS
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LINEUP VS RHP+DHPos
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LINEUP VS LHPPos
1) L H. Thompson2B
2) R J. BloodworthSS
3) L W. Marshall1B
4) R R. Dandridge3B
5) L V. WertzRF
6) L C. KellerCF
7) L J. RuckerLF
8) L B. SalkeldC
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LINEUP VS LHP+DHPos
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Pitching Staff
Starting Rotation
1) R J. Rigney
2) R T. Hughes
3) L J. Schmitz
4) L T. Abernathy
5)
Mopup Reliever
1) L B. Donovan
2) R F. Bradley

Middle Reliever
1) R J. Konstanty
2) L R. Mckee
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Setup Reliever
1) R E. Singleton
2) L A. Gerheauser

Closer
1) R M. Copeland
E-Mail Messages
Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Fan Reaction
Hello Boss,
Our fans are shocked that you did not keep Mays Copeland on the team!
The overall fan interest almost crashed!

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer a BIG amount of money!

Regards,
Vern Stephens



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Contract offer
You have to be kidding me with your offer.
Offer more money or I will not even think about it.

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Your offer sounds good
I have to admit that I like your offer.
So far, it's the best one I've received.

Regards,
Mays Copeland



Date: Saturday, 2/4/1948
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Philadelphia (N)!

Regards,
Mays Copeland



Date: Monday, 2/6/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer a BIG amount of money!

Regards,
Vern Stephens



Date: Tuesday, 2/7/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, New York (A) has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Vern Stephens



Date: Sunday, 2/26/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, Cincinnati has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Saturday, 3/4/1948
Subject: Waiver claim
Hello,
we have claimed Joe Ostrowski off waivers and signed him.

Regards,
Chicago (N) GM



Date: Tuesday, 4/11/1948
Subject: Tommy Hughes
Tommy Hughes is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Ted Gray
Dear Sir,
Ted Gray is doing pretty good at A Cape May Phillies!
He has an ERA of 1.68, so you might want
to promote him soon!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Wally Flager
Dear Sir,
Wally Flager is hitting the ball well at A Cape May Phillies!
He has an AVG of .299, so you might want
to promote him soon!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Joe Wood
Dear Sir,
Joe Wood is hitting the ball well at AA Reading Phillies!
He has an AVG of .336, so you might want
to promote him soon!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Clarence Maddern
Dear Sir,
Clarence Maddern has nothing more to prove at A Cape May Phillies!
He has an AVG of .362 over there, so I think
a promotion wouldn't hurt him at all.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Bill Mccahan
Dear Sir,
Bill Mccahan has nothing more to prove at A Cape May Phillies!
He has an ERA of 1.42 over there, so I think
a promotion wouldn't hurt.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Wednesday, 5/3/1948
Subject: My role in this team
Sir,
I believe that I am deserving more than being a reliver.
I want a spot in the rotation, I think
I would do an adequate job. Otherwise, I'd like to play
elsewhere!

Regards,
Bill Donovan



Date: Saturday, 5/27/1948
Subject: Progress of Earl Harrist
Dear Sir,
Earl Harrist is doing pretty good at AA Reading Phillies!
He has an ERA of 0.86, so you might want
to promote him soon!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Sunday, 5/28/1948
Subject: Extension?
Hello Sir,
Are you interested in negotiating a contract extension?
You know, I'm in my final year. I'd like to stay here!

Sincerely,
Leroy Morney



Date: Tuesday, 6/6/1948
Subject: Contract extension
Hello,
I just wanted to let you know that I'm
in my last year of the contract.
Are you interested in giving me an extension?
I'd be happy to play for you again next year!

Regards,
Hank Thompson



Date: Sunday, 8/20/1948
Subject: Gil Coan learns new position
Gil Coan has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Rightfield.
I would rate his skills as "9" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Thursday, 8/24/1948
Subject: Playing time
I'd like to complain about my playing time, I think
I am a pretty good player, so why am I not
a regular in your lineups?

Regards,
Butch Nieman




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