St. Louis (A) Browns Clubhouse
Friday, 9/1/1948
Team Stats & Info
Manager: Boston (N) owner
Record: 61 Wins, 72 Losses, .459 Winning Pct.
Home Record: 33 Wins, 35 Losses
Away Record: 28 Wins, 37 Losses
1 Run Games Record: 14 Wins, 22 Losses
X-Innings Record: 2 Wins, 8 Losses
Record vs LHP: 21 Wins, 25 Losses
Record vs RHP: 40 Wins, 47 Losses
Payroll: $61,295,718 (8th)
Fan Interest: 35/100 (13th)
Batting AVG: .264 (13th)
Homeruns: 118 (13th)
Walks: 578 (7th)
Stolen Bases: 132 (3rd)
Runs Scored: 723 (10th)

Pitching ERA: 4.89 (6th)
Opponents AVG: .257 (3rd)
HRs Allowed: 125 (5th)
Walks Allowed: 614 (15th)
Runs Allowed: 727 (8th)
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           
Del Wilber16C 2/24/1919RightRight.1932140.538 
Roy Partee74C 9/7/1917RightRight.2325521.580 
INFIELDER           
Nellie Fox442B12/25/1927LeftRight.3005394.768 
Stan Musial31B11/21/1920LeftLeft.35038123241.184 
Snuffy Stirnweiss1SS10/26/1918RightRight.238113959.743 
Ralph Lapointe21SS1/8/1922RightRight.2931271.703 
Don Gutteridge443B6/19/1912RightRight.2607682.652 
Buddy Hassett661B9/5/1911LeftLeft.2390121.569 
Lou Chiozza87SS5/17/1910LeftRight.290070.640 
OUTFIELDER           
Dom Dimaggio96CF2/12/1917RightRight.28011610.856 
Enos Slaughter64CF4/27/1916LeftRight.28096824.786 
Hank Steinbacher61LF3/22/1913LeftRight.2552400.652 
Danny Gardella48LF2/26/1920LeftLeft.323241162.983 
Richie Ashburn92CF3/19/1927LeftRight.33031714.893 
Player#RoleBirthdayBatsThrowsERAWLSWHIP 
STARTERS           
John Gaddy29SP2/5/1914RightRight4.064301.33 
Curt Simmons10SP5/19/1929LeftLeft4.08111001.30 
Bill Wight50SP4/12/1922LeftLeft6.493301.73 
Russ Christopher3SP9/12/1917RightRight4.819801.51 
Howie Fox78SP3/1/1921RightRight2.500131.33 
Lum Harris52SP1/17/1915RightRight6.8781501.72 
John Dagenhard44SP4/25/1917RightRight3.868601.36 
Red Embree49SP8/30/1917RightRight4.6391001.51 
RELIEVERS           
Roy Bruner42MR2/10/1917RightRight6.533711.94 
Johnny Hutchings55MR4/14/1916BothRight3.573411.35 
Art Lopatka51MR5/28/1919BothLeft4.873521.60 
Tired Position Players
Enos Slaughter
Don Gutteridge
Injuries & Disabled List
PlayerStatusRecovery TimeTime on DL leftDiagnosis
Snuffy StirnweissOUTone week0 daysHyper Extended Elbow
Lum HarrisOUT3-4 weeks0 daysStrained Tricep Muscle
Dick SipekOUT3 weeks0 daysFractured Cheekbone
Lineups
LINEUP VS RHPPos
1) L R. AshburnRF
2) L N. Fox2B
3) L E. SlaughterCF
4) L S. Musial1B
5) L D. GardellaLF
6) R D. Gutteridge3B
7) R S. StirnweissSS
8) R R. ParteeC
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LINEUP VS RHP+DHPos
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LINEUP VS LHPPos
1) R S. Stirnweiss2B
2) R D. Gutteridge3B
3) L S. Musial1B
4) R D. DimaggioRF
5) L E. SlaughterCF
6) L H. SteinbacherLF
7) R R. LapointeSS
8) R R. ParteeC
9)
LINEUP VS LHP+DHPos
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Pitching Staff
Starting Rotation
1) R R. Christopher
2) R R. Embree
3) L C. Simmons
4) R L. Harris
5) R J. Dagenhard
Mopup Reliever
1) R J. Gaddy
2) R H. Fox

Middle Reliever
1) R L. Harris
2) R J. Hutchings
3) R H. Fox
4) R R. Bruner
Setup Reliever
1) L A. Lopatka
2) R L. Harris

Closer
1) L A. Lopatka
E-Mail Messages
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,
Chet Laabs



Date: Tuesday, 1/31/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- Philadelphia (A) has offered me a better contract!
They offer a lot more money.

Regards,
Eddie Joost



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,
Phil Masi



Date: Wednesday, 2/1/1948
Subject: I'll sign elsewhere
Sorry, Philadelphia (A) has made the best overall offer.
I'll sign with them. Good luck this season!

Regards,
Eddie Joost



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: Monday, 2/6/1948
Subject: Contract offer
FYI- New York (N) has offered me a better contract!
They offer considerable more money.

Regards,
Phil Masi



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: Thursday, 2/9/1948
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,
Phil Masi



Date: Friday, 2/10/1948
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,
Chet Laabs



Date: Saturday, 2/18/1948
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,
Billy Sullivan



Date: Saturday, 2/18/1948
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,
Lou Chiozza



Date: Thursday, 2/23/1948
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with St. Louis (A)!

Regards,
Billy Sullivan



Date: Friday, 2/24/1948
Subject: Thank you, I'll sign!
Your contract offer is really what I'm looking for.
I'm looking forward to playing with St. Louis (A)!

Regards,
Lou Chiozza



Date: Friday, 2/24/1948
Subject: Fan Reaction
Hello Boss,
Our fans seem to be pleased by the signing of Lou Chiozza.
The overall fan interest increases slightly.

Sincerly,
Your PR Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Status of Jake Jones
Dear Sir,
Jake Jones isn't hitting the ball at all at AA !
He has an AVG of .239, so a demotion is
the right choice. He shouldn't be emberassed any more.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Tommy Neill
Dear Sir,
Tommy Neill has an AVG of .297 at AA !
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Marino Pieretti
Dear Sir,
Marino Pieretti has an ERA of 1.06 at A !
I believe he is ready for the next level!

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Monday, 5/1/1948
Subject: Progress of Val Heim
Dear Sir,
Val Heim has nothing more to prove at A !
He has an AVG of .340 over there, so I think
a promotion wouldn't hurt him at all.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Wednesday, 5/3/1948
Subject: Bob Kahle learns new position
Bob Kahle has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Leftfield.
I would rate his skills as "10" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Monday, 5/8/1948
Subject: Status of Buddy Kerr
Dear Sir,
Buddy Kerr isn't hitting the ball at all at AA !
He has an AVG of .243, so a demotion is
the right choice. He shouldn't be emberassed any more.

Regards,
Scouting Director



Date: Friday, 5/26/1948
Subject: Extension?
Dear Sir,
I am really enjoying playing for your team.
I would be interested in a contract extension!
How about you?

Regards,
Lou Chiozza



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,
Buddy Hassett



Date: Thursday, 6/1/1948
Subject: Richie Ashburn learns new position
Richie Ashburn has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Rightfield.
I would rate his skills as "9" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Monday, 6/5/1948
Subject: I am a starter...
... so would you please put me in the rotation?
I want to go out there and start for my
team. Please come on, manager!

Regards,
John Gaddy



Date: Monday, 6/12/1948
Subject: Ford Garrison learns new position
Ford Garrison has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Shortstop.
I would rate his skills as "2" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Wednesday, 6/14/1948
Subject: Tommy Neill learns new position
Tommy Neill has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Centerfield.
I would rate his skills as "7" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Wednesday, 6/21/1948
Subject: Rube Walker learns new position
Rube Walker has made noteable progress
learning his new position, First Base.
I would rate his skills as "1" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Wednesday, 6/21/1948
Subject: Contract
Dear Sir,
I would like to negotiate a contract extension!
Please let me know if you are interested!

Regards,
Johnny Hutchings



Date: Wednesday, 6/21/1948
Subject: Contract extension question
Dear Sir,
My contract expires after this season.
I would like to resign, so please let's talk!

Regards,
John Dagenhard



Date: Thursday, 6/29/1948
Subject: Buddy Kerr learns new position
Buddy Kerr has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Leftfield.
I would rate his skills as "2" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Thursday, 8/3/1948
Subject: Reggie Otero learns new position
Reggie Otero has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Second Base.
I would rate his skills as "2" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director



Date: Thursday, 8/17/1948
Subject: Lum Harris healing process
Lum Harris is not recovering as fast as I have
hoped! So expect his injury to last about 14 more days.

Regards,
Team Doctor



Date: Saturday, 8/19/1948
Subject: Rip Russell learns new position
Rip Russell has made noteable progress
learning his new position, Rightfield.
I would rate his skills as "3" right now.

Regards,
Your scouting director




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