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Boys of Summer - 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers Boys of Summer - 1949 Brooklyn Dodgers

Led by pitchers Don Newcombe, Preacher Roe, Jack Banta, Carl Erskine and a cast of moundmasters along with Jackie Robinson, Duke Snider, Roy Campanella, PeeWee Reese Carl Furillo and numerous team players the Brooklyn Dodgers won the 1949 NL Pennant

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1949 Brooklyn Dodgers
Brooklyn's 'Boys of Summer' won the National League Flag by winning 97 games while losing 57. The Dodgers were second in the league with a team batting average of .274 and second with an ERA of 3.80. But, the 'Bums' lost the 1949 World Series to the Yanks in five games.

1949 Pitching Averages:

Jack Banta 10-6, 3.37 ERA in 48 Games... Rex Barney 9-8, 4.41 ERA in 38G... Ralph Branca 13-5, 4.39 ERA in 34G... Carl Erskine 8-1, 4.63 ERA in 22G... Joe Hatten 12-8, 4.18 ERA in 37G... Morrie Martin 1-3, 7.04 ERA in 10G...

Pat McGlothin 1-1, 4.60 ERA in 7G... Paul Minner 3-1, 3.80 ERA in 27G... Don Newcombe 17-8, 3.17 ERA in 38G... Erv Palica 8-9, 3.62 ERA in 49G... Bud Podbielan 0-1, 3.62 ERA in 7G... Preacher Roe 15-6, 2.79 ERA in 30G... Johnny Van Cuyk 0-0, 9.00 ERA in 2G...

1949 Batting Statistics:

Cal Abrams .083 BA, 0 RBIs in 8G... Tommy Brown .303, 3Hr, 18 RBIs in 41G... Roy Campanella .287, 22Hr, 82 RBIs in 130G... Chuck Connors .000 in 1G... Bruce Edwards .209, 8Hr, 25 RBIs in 64G... Carl Furillo .322, 18Hr, 106 RBIs in 142G... Gene Hermanski .299, 8Hr, 42 RBIs in 87G... Gil Hodges .285, 23Hr, 115 RBIs in 156G... Johnny Hopp .000 in 8G... Spider Jorgensen .269, 1Hr, 14 RBIs in 53G... Mike McCormick .209, 2Hr, 14 RBIs in 55G... Eddie Miksis .221, 1Hr, 6 RBIs in 50G...

Don Newcombe .229, 0Hr, 10 RBIs in 39G... Luis Olmo .305, 1Hr, 14 RBIs in 38G... Erv Palica .158, 0Hr, 2 RBIs in 49G... Marv Rackley .444, 1 RBI in 9G and .291, 1Hr, 14 RBIs in 54G... Bob Ramazzotti .154, 1Hr, 3 RBIs in 5G... Pee Wee Reese .279, 16 Hr, 73 RBIs in 73G... Jackie Robinson .342, 16Hr, 124 RBIs in 156G... George Shuba .000 in 1G... Duke Snider .292, 23Hr, 92 RBIs in 146G... Dick Whitman .184, 2 RBIs in 23G... - Brooklyn Dodgers 1949 

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