1947 Brooklyn Dodgers Roster

National League (NL)
Team Record: 94-60
Finished 1st in the NL
Attendance: 1,854,210, Avg. 25,753
Ballpark: Ebbets Field
Won League Championship Series
World Series - Lost to New York Yankees 4-3
Manager: Clyde Sukeforth (2-0)
Manager: Burt Shotton (92-60)
Location: New York, New York
1947 Brooklyn Dodgers Statistics
1947 Brooklyn Dodgers Results

The Brooklyn Dodgers of the National League ended the 1947 season with a record of 94 wins and 60 losses, finishing first in the NL.

The Dodgers scored 774 runs and conceded 668 runs. Pee Wee Reese and Jackie Robinson led Brooklyn with 12 home runs apiece. Dixie Walker drove in 94 runs and topped batters with significant playing time by hitting .306. Ralph Branca paced the squad with 21 wins, while Joe Hatten added 15 or more wins, too Ralph Branca recorded a 2.67 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Clyde Sukeforth and Burt Shotton coached the team. The 1947 Brooklyn Dodgers won the League Championship Series.

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Player Pos. Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Dan BankheadPRRMay 3, 19206'1"184Empire, AL USA
Jack BantaPLRJune 24, 19256'2"175Hutchinson, KS USA
Rex BarneyPRRDecember 19, 19246'3"185Omaha, NE USA
Hank BehrmanPRRJune 27, 19215'11"174Brooklyn, NY USA
Bobby BraganCRROctober 30, 19175'10"175Birmingham, AL USA
Ralph BrancaPRRJanuary 6, 19266'3"220Mount Vernon, NY USA
Tommy Brown3BRRDecember 6, 19276'1"170Brooklyn, NY USA
Hugh CaseyPRROctober 14, 19136'1"207Atlanta, GA USA
Ed ChandlerPRRFebruary 17, 19176'2"190Pinson, AL USA
George DockinsPLLMay 5, 19176'0"175Clyde, KS USA
Bruce EdwardsCRRJuly 15, 19235'8"180Quincy, IL USA
Carl FurilloCFRRMarch 8, 19226'0"190Stony Creek Mills, PA USA
Al GionfriddoLFLLMarch 8, 19225'6"165Dysart, PA USA
Hal GreggPRRJuly 11, 19216'3"195Anaheim, CA USA
Joe HattenPRLNovember 7, 19166'0"176Bancroft, IA USA
Phil HaugstadPRRFebruary 23, 19246'2"165Black River Falls, WI USA
Gene HermanskiLFLRMay 11, 19205'11"185Pittsfield, MA USA
Kirby HigbePRRApril 8, 19155'11"190Columbia, SC USA
Gil HodgesCRRApril 4, 19246'1"200Princeton, IN USA
Spider Jorgensen3BLRNovember 3, 19195'9"155Folsom, CA USA
Clyde KingPBRMay 23, 19246'1"175Goldsboro, NC USA
Cookie Lavagetto3BRRDecember 1, 19126'0"170Oakland, CA USA
Vic LombardiPLLSeptember 20, 19225'7"158Reedley, CA USA
Don LundLFRRMay 18, 19236'0"200Detroit, MI USA
Rube MeltonPRRFebruary 27, 19176'5"205Cramerton, NC USA
Eddie MiksisIFRRSeptember 11, 19266'0"185Burlington, NJ USA
Erv PalicaPRRFebruary 9, 19286'1"180Lomita, CA USA
Marv RackleyRFLLJuly 25, 19215'10"170Seneca, SC USA
Willie RamsdellPRRApril 4, 19165'11"165Williamsburg, KS USA
Pee Wee ReeseSSRRJuly 23, 19185'10"160Ekron, KY USA
Pete ReiserCFLRMarch 17, 19195'11"185St. Louis, MO USA
Jackie Robinson1BRRJanuary 31, 19195'11"195Cairo, GA USA
Stan RojekSSRRApril 21, 19195'10"170North Tonawanda, NY USA
Howie Schultz1BRRJuly 3, 19226'6"200St. Paul, MN USA
Duke SniderCFLRSeptember 19, 19266'0"179Los Angeles, CA USA
Eddie Stanky2BRRSeptember 3, 19155'8"170Philadelphia, PA USA
Ed Stevens1BLLJanuary 12, 19256'1"190Galveston, TX USA
Tommy TatumLFRRJuly 16, 19196'0"185Decatur, TX USA
Harry TaylorPRRMay 20, 19196'1"175East Glenn, IN USA
Johnny Van CuykPLLJuly 7, 19216'1"190Little Chute, WI USA
Arky VaughanLFLRMarch 9, 19125'10"175Clifty, AR USA
Dixie WalkerRFLRSeptember 24, 19106'1"175Villa Rica, GA USA
Dick WhitmanLFLRNovember 9, 19205'11"170Woodburn, OR USA