Brooklyn Dodgers Clubhouse
Friday, 9/1/1948
Team Stats & Info
Manager: Kenney Newville
Record: 55 Wins, 78 Losses, .414 Winning Pct.
Home Record: 24 Wins, 45 Losses
Away Record: 31 Wins, 33 Losses
1 Run Games Record: 16 Wins, 18 Losses
X-Innings Record: 4 Wins, 4 Losses
Record vs LHP: 14 Wins, 28 Losses
Record vs RHP: 41 Wins, 50 Losses
Payroll: $23,839,571 (16th)
Fan Interest: 34/100 (14th)
Batting AVG: .280 (3rd)
Homeruns: 92 (16th)
Walks: 491 (12th)
Stolen Bases: 34 (15th)
Runs Scored: 671 (14th)

Pitching ERA: 5.31 (12th)
Opponents AVG: .278 (13th)
HRs Allowed: 175 (12th)
Walks Allowed: 517 (5th)
Runs Allowed: 758 (11th)
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           
Ray Lamanno51C 11/17/1919RightRight.3006501.744 
Jake Early29C 5/19/1915LeftRight.2516290.712 
Hal Spindel27C 5/27/1913RightRight.255060.597 
INFIELDER           
Bill Brubaker553B11/7/1910RightRight.2987521.772 
Bobby Sturgeon12SS8/6/1919RightRight.3354380.862 
Johnny Hopp621B7/18/1916LeftLeft.306136216.828 
Ed Busch45SS11/16/1917RightRight.2847531.689 
Bubba Floyd663B6/23/1917RightRight.2884591.730 
Ray Mack54SS8/31/1916RightRight.164171.509 
OUTFIELDER           
Pat Mullin40LF11/1/1917LeftRight.309251051.950 
Bama Rowell32RF1/13/1916LeftRight.1551125.462 
Taffy Wright49RF8/10/1911LeftRight.3241484.841 
Milt Byrnes69CF11/15/1916LeftLeft.31414762.906 
Mel Mazzera46CF1/31/1914LeftLeft.2983300.759 
Player#RoleBirthdayBatsThrowsERAWLSWHIP 
STARTERS           
Russ Meyer77SP10/25/1923BothRight5.36101601.53 
Joe Dobson93SP1/20/1917RightRight6.894701.69 
Bill Lohrman59SP5/22/1913RightRight5.791001.07 
Al Javery34SP6/5/1918RightRight5.56151801.58 
Mike Garcia35SP11/17/1923RightRight5.4281301.49 
Red Munger56SP10/4/1918RightRight5.450401.69 
Pete Naktenis88SP6/12/1914LeftLeft5.246501.28 
RELIEVERS           
Sid Peterson34MR1/31/1918RightRight2.595651.34 
Bert Shepard68MR6/28/1920LeftLeft4.961751.51 
Mike Balas24MR5/9/1910RightRight2.701011.20 
Milo Candini11MR8/3/1917RightRight4.683021.76 
Tired Position Players
Injuries & Disabled List
PlayerStatusRecovery TimeTime on DL leftDiagnosis
Barney KochDay-to-Day (93%)2 days0 daysBruised Foot
Lineups
LINEUP VS RHPPos
1) L T. WrightCF
2) R B. Brubaker2B
3) L J. Hopp1B
4) L P. MullinRF
5) L M. ByrnesLF
6) R R. LamannoC
7) R E. Busch3B
8) R B. FloydSS
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LINEUP VS RHP+DHPos
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LINEUP VS LHPPos
1) R B. Brubaker2B
2) R E. Busch3B
3) L J. Hopp1B
4) R R. LamannoC
5) L M. ByrnesLF
6) L P. MullinRF
7) R B. FloydSS
8) L T. WrightCF
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LINEUP VS LHP+DHPos
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Pitching Staff
Starting Rotation
1) R A. Javery
2) L P. Naktenis
3) R R. Meyer
4) R M. Garcia
5) R J. Dobson
Mopup Reliever
1) R B. Lohrman
2)

Middle Reliever
1) R S. Peterson
2) R M. Balas
3) L B. Shepard
4) R M. Candini
Setup Reliever
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2)

Closer
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E-Mail Messages
Date: Monday, 2/6/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer a lot more money.

Regards,
Vern Stephens



Date: Monday, 2/6/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (N) has offered me a better contract!
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Whitey Kurowski



Date: Monday, 2/6/1948
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: Monday, 2/6/1948
Subject: Contract offer
You have to be kidding me with your offer.
Offer more money or I will not even think about it.

Regards,
Manny Salvo



Date: Monday, 2/6/1948
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,
Al Javery



Date: Monday, 2/6/1948
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,
Joe Dobson



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: Wednesday, 2/8/1948
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Brooklyn!

Regards,
Al Javery



Date: Wednesday, 2/8/1948
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with Brooklyn!

Regards,
Joe Dobson



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (N) has offered me a better contract!
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Whitey Kurowski



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Sunday, 2/12/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Manny Salvo



Date: Thursday, 2/16/1948
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,
Manny Salvo



Date: Saturday, 2/18/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- I still prefer the offer from New York (N).
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Whitey Kurowski



Date: Saturday, 2/18/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- I still prefer the offer from New York (A).
They offer more than you can even dream about!

Regards,
Orval Grove



Date: Saturday, 2/25/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, New York (N) has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Whitey Kurowski



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, 4/1/1948
Subject: Bill Lillard learns new position
Bill Lillard has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Status of Andy Anderson
Dear Sir,
Andy Anderson shouldn't play at AA !
He has an AVG of .219 over there, that might
be a sign that he has been promoted to soon. You
should demote him before he gets burned.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Status of Jim Clark
Dear Sir,
Jim Clark has an AVG of .240 at AA !
That's definitely no good sign. I suggest demoting him soon.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Friday, 5/12/1948
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,
Bobby Sturgeon



Date: Tuesday, 5/16/1948
Subject: Garvin Hamner learns new position
Garvin Hamner has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Tuesday, 5/16/1948
Subject: Danny Reynolds learns new position
Danny Reynolds has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Third Base.
I would rate his skills as "8" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Saturday, 5/20/1948
Subject: Barney Koch learns new position
Barney Koch has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Third Base.
I would rate his skills as "5" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Saturday, 5/20/1948
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,
Sid Peterson



Date: Wednesday, 5/24/1948
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Pete Naktenis



Date: Thursday, 5/25/1948
Subject: Willie Mays learns new position
Willie Mays has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Rightfield.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Thursday, 5/25/1948
Subject: Joe Wood
Joe Wood is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Thursday, 5/25/1948
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,
Terry Moore



Date: Friday, 5/26/1948
Subject: Andy Anderson learns new position
Andy Anderson has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Third Base.
I would rate his skills as "8" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Saturday, 5/27/1948
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,
Tiny Bonham



Date: Sunday, 5/28/1948
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,
Joe Beggs



Date: Sunday, 6/4/1948
Subject: Hal Bamberger learns new position
Hal Bamberger has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Leftfield.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Wednesday, 6/7/1948
Subject: Pete Naktenis
Pete Naktenis is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Thursday, 6/8/1948
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
Bill Lohrman



Date: Monday, 6/12/1948
Subject: Joe Wood
Joe Wood is ready to be activated from the DL!

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Wednesday, 6/14/1948
Subject: Jim Clark learns new position
Jim Clark has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Second Base.
I would rate his skills as "6" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Saturday, 6/17/1948
Subject: Progress of Mike Palm
Dear Sir,
Mike Palm has an ERA of 3.82 at A !
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Friday, 7/7/1948
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,
Taffy Wright



Date: Wednesday, 7/19/1948
Subject: Andy Anderson learns new position
Andy Anderson has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Friday, 7/21/1948
Subject: Starting pitcher
Manager,
Believe it or not, but I am a starting pitcher!
Would you please treat me as one and put
me in the rotation?

Regards,
Red Munger



Date: Saturday, 7/22/1948
Subject: Willie Mays learns new position
Willie Mays has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Leftfield.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Wednesday, 8/2/1948
Subject: Status of Hilly Flitcraft
Dear Sir,
Hilly Flitcraft seems overmatched at AA !
He has an ERA of 5.56 over there, so I think
you should demote him.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Saturday, 8/5/1948
Subject: Danny Reynolds learns new position
Danny Reynolds has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Thursday, 8/10/1948
Subject: Jerry Witte failed learning new position
Jerry Witte doesn't seem to make
any progress learning his new position, Second Base.
I would give up this experiment before his hitting suffers.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Wednesday, 8/16/1948
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,
Hal Spindel



Date: Monday, 8/28/1948
Subject: Jim Clark learns new position
Jim Clark has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director




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