THE BEST SEASON IN BOSTON'S BASEBALL HISTORY

JOHNNY BEAZLEY

BOSTON BRAVES ...
SPAHN & SAIN and PRAY FOR RAIN ...

June 1, 1948 ... No game scheduled ... The Braves took the train to Pittsburgh.  Manager Southworth declared that his team will get more batting practice while on the road.  Tommy Holmes leads the National League in batting with a .394 BA.  Pitcher, Johnny Beazley was put on the 60 day disabled list.

 

 

1948 NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDINGS

 

 

New York Giants 20 14 -

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals 20 15 1/2

 

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 20 16 1

 

 

BOSTON BRAVES

17 17 3

 

 

Philadelphia Phillies 19 19 3

 

 

Cincinnati Reds 18 21 4 1/2

 

 

Brooklyn Dodgers 16 20 5

 

 

Chicago Cubs 14 22 7