THE BEST SEASON IN BOSTON'S BASEBALL HISTORY

LOU PERINI AT
AL SCHACHT'S RESTAURANT

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

September 30, 1948 ... Rain postponed the third games of the series with the Dodgers.  Marv Rickert was called up from Milwaukee to take over for Jeff Heath.

The club also had a meeting to decide on World Series shares. The club house manager, Shorty Young, will get 3/4 shares.  Si Johnson, the batting practice pitcher, Ray Sanders, and the three bat boys will receive 1/4 share.  Al Lyons will receive 1/2 share and rookies Johnny Antonelli and Glen Elliot were not included.

The entire club and management were guests at Al Schacht's restaurant in Manhatten.

 

 

1948 NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDINGS

 

 

(*) BOSTON BRAVES

88 61 -

 

 

Brooklyn Dodgers 83 68 6

 

 

St. Louis Cardinals 83 68 6

 

 

Pittsburgh Pirates 82 70 7 1/2

 

 

New York Giants 77 74 12

 

 

Philadelphia Phillies 65 87 24 1/2

 

 

Cincinnati Reds 63 88 26

 

 

Chicago Cubs 63 88 26

 

 

(*) Clinched National League Pennant