1948 Knoxville Smokies Roster

Tri-State League (TSL) - Class: B
Team Record: 71-76
6th in the TSL
Manager: Dale Alexander (0-0), Dave Garcia (0-0)
Affiliation: New York Giants
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Ballpark: Smithson Stadium
Attendance: 95,164, Avg. 1,295
1948 Knoxville Smokies Statistics

The Knoxville Smokies of the Tri-State League ended the 1948 season with a record of 71 wins and 76 losses sixth in the TSL. Dale Alexander and Dave Garcia served as manager.


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Player Bats Throws Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Don BrennanSRNovember 9, 19266'3"180New Orleans, LA US
Robert McCollumL6'1"188
John MetkovichROctober 4, 19246'1"188Los Angeles, CA US
James MitchellL6'1"175
George MlyczekRNovember 3, 19226'2"195Scranton, PA US
Joseph NessingR5'10"185
Theodore OwenR6'0"190
Paul RichardvilleLFebruary 10, 19236'2"185
Ralph SatterfieldRAugust 3, 19236'1"210Atlanta, GA US
Edward SokolR6'0"185
George SpencerRRJuly 7, 19266'1"215Columbus, OH US
Mylon VukemireRAugust 4, 19256'0"180
Neal WatlingtonLRDecember 25, 19226'0"195Yanceyville, NC US
Thomas McCallLR6'0"190
Andrew MathewsRApril 22, 19245'10"180
Herbert MadiganRR6'3"190
Ewen BrydenRR5'9"170
Augustus CammayerR6'2"190
John CardenRRMay 19, 19216'5"210Killeen, TX US
Robert ChurchillLAugust 12, 19185'11"175Memphis, TN US
Joseph DeStefanoR5'9"160
Frank DinyerR6'0"185
Norman FoxRRMarch 8, 19286'3"165
Dave GarciaRSeptember 15, 19206'0"185East St. Louis, IL US
Ben HaddixLApril 23, 19235'9"160
Ed HrabczakRRFebruary 17, 19236'4"215
Thurman LoweRRSeptember 11, 19215'11"175
Bill LutesLLJuly 11, 19266'1"180Stockdale, PA US
Hoyt WilhelmRRJuly 26, 19226'0"190Huntersville, NC US

Average attendance is based upon the number of actual home dates where known (most leagues from 1992 and later). Where the number of home dates is not known, the average is calculated using half the team's total games.




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