1947 Philadelphia Phillies Season

1947 Philadelphia Phillies Season

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 1947 Philadelphia Phillies season saw the Phillies finish in seventh place in the National League with a record of 62 wins and 92 losses. Offseason: Prior to 1947 season: Carl Sawatski was acquired from the Phillies by the Boston Braves. Regular season: April 22: During a game against the Brooklyn Dodgers, Phillies manager Ben Chapman hurled racial slurs at Jackie Robinson. Commissioner Happy Chandler warned the franchise to keep the manager under control or face disciplinary action. Of note, it was the first major league game in which Robinson committed an error.
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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135857398
  • 9786135857399