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1951 Tulsa Oilers

1951 > Class AA > 1951 Texas League
Overall: 67-94
Scored 643 runs, Allowed 699 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-87

Affiliation: Cincinnati Reds-NL
Manager: Al Vincent
Represented: Tulsa, OK
Ballpark: Texas League Park (Tulsa, OK)
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1950 / 1952

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Jay Avrea3027387500.184.31612
2Gerald Blackburn21110.000
3Jim Blackburn27266612300.182.22715
4Russell Burns3314553115133411.284.424225Stats for 2 teams
5Bob Curley2428465000.109.1095
6Harry Donabedian281454701062030.226.281132
7Don Eggert2215757614432418.250.413238Stats for 2 teams
8Ralph Erwin2528121000.083.0831
9Elbert Flint24111337742241.220.318107Stats for 2 teams
10Alex Grammas2588302831032.275.348105
11Bob Hazle*2089329922062.280.395130
12Dewey Jacobs?--310.000
13Everett Johnson2412306200.200.2678
14Dave Jolly26418122310.272.33327
15Jim Kirby2860235591101.251.31173Stats for 2 teams
16Edward Knoblauch*331585551713581.308.405225Stats for 2 teams
17Ralph LaPointe296820455800.270.30963
18Kenneth Mapes241314381021604.233.297130Stats for 2 teams
19Bob Nieman2414449716138714.324.513255Stats for 2 teams
20Joe Nuxhall*22509120410.220.28626
21Vernon Petty271364711211726.257.340160Stats for 2 teams
22Tommy Reis3635384110.105.1847
23Fletcher Robbe*271474651382873.297.406189
24Robert Sanders228111.091
25John Stewart2138752000.027.0272
26Ted Tappe*20195610300.179.23213
27Johnny Temple231546121802450.294.350214
28Jack Walters204110.000
29Dewey Williams3513737583410.221.23789
30Bobby Wilson274101.100
31Walter Wrona3289211601012.284.37078
32Clarence Zieser2114172000.118.1182
33Roy Zimmerman*346121846421.211.26157
33 Players27.01636178541864313852403931544124668607.256.337.331.669179692
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
1Jay Avrea3019.1004.55221087.01045644321.56310.83.3
2Gerald Blackburn*2101.00013.0
3Jim Blackburn271012.4553.602624180.01768572791.4178.84.0
4Alfred Boresh*270011.0
5John Brechin210013.0
6Bob Curley24612.3333.102820148.01266351741.3517.74.5
7Ralph Erwin2532.6003.4428355.0452721251.2737.44.1
8Dewey Jacobs?--01.00037.0
9Dave Jolly26913.4094.173728220.02241261021071.5059.24.4
10Buddy Lively260022.0
11Joe Nuxhall*221322.3713.434333257.0241114981021.3358.43.6
12Ken Polivka*300011.0
13Tommy Reis3682.8002.86335104.0984233401.3278.53.5
14Robert Sanders2211.5008331.035131.54810.23.8
15John Stewart211114.4403.293826224.0220103821181.5098.84.7
16Jack Walters2021.667425.0
17Clarence Zieser2134.4295.4014760.0584036321.5008.74.8
17 Players25.26794.4163.681631638083161417.0135469958057656597417481.4188.
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer


Joe Nuxhall430.00
John Stewart380.00
Dave Jolly370.00
Tommy Reis330.00
Bob Curley280.00
Ralph Erwin280.00
Jim Blackburn260.00
Jay Avrea220.00
Clarence Zieser140.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Jay Avrea30RR6' 1.0"175Jul 6, 1920Cleburne, TX, US
Gerald Blackburn21RL5' 11.0"215May 18, 1930Mount Airy, NC, US
Jim Blackburn27RR6' 4.0"175Jun 19, 1924Warsaw, KY, US
Alfred Boresh27LL5' 11.0"1701924
John Brechin21RR6' 3.0"1951930
Russell Burns33R6' 2.0"200Jun 17, 1918Independence, KS, US
Bob Curley24RR5' 10.0"180Sep 20, 1926Covington, KY, US
Harry Donabedian28R5' 11.0"175Jan 9, 1923
Don Eggert22RR6' 0.0"177Aug 2, 1928Milwaukee, WI, US
Ralph Erwin25RR6' 1.0"1851926
Elbert Flint24R5' 11.0"1651927
Alex Grammas25RR6' 0.0"175Apr 3, 1926Birmingham, AL, US
Bob Hazle20LR6' 0.0"190Dec 9, 1930Laurens, SC, US
Dewey Jacobs--Unknown
Everett Johnson24R6' 1.0"185Oct 7, 1926Onalaska, WI, US
Dave Jolly26RR6' 0.0"160Oct 14, 1924Stony Point, NC, US
Jim Kirby28RR5' 11.0"175May 5, 1923Nashville, TN, US
Edward Knoblauch33L6' 0.0"180Jan 31, 1918
Ralph LaPointe29RR5' 11.0"185Jan 8, 1922Winooski, VT, US
Buddy Lively26RR6' 0.0"200Feb 14, 1925Birmingham, AL, US
Kenneth Mapes24R6' 1.0"1801927
Bob Nieman24RR5' 11.0"195Jan 26, 1927Cincinnati, OH, US
Joe Nuxhall22LL6' 3.0"195Jul 30, 1928Hamilton, OH, US
Vernon Petty27R6' 0.0"185Apr 12, 1924Gastonia, NC, US
Ken Polivka30LL5' 10.0"175Jan 21, 1921Chicago, IL, US
Tommy Reis36RR6' 2.0"180Aug 6, 1914Newport, KY, US
Fletcher Robbe27LR6' 1.0"185Mar 24, 1924San Bernardino, CA, US
Robert Sanders22RR6' 0.0"185Aug 16, 1928Salt Lake City, UT, US
John Stewart21RR6' 3.0"2051930
Ted Tappe20LR6' 3.0"185Feb 2, 1931Seattle, WA, US
Johnny Temple23RR5' 11.0"175Aug 8, 1927Lexington, NC, US
Al Vincent44RR5' 9.0"170Dec 23, 1906Birmingham, AL, US
Jack Walters20RR6' 0.0"1751931
Dewey Williams35RR6' 0.0"160Feb 5, 1916Durham, NC, US
Bobby Wilson27R6' 2.0"170Jan 11, 1924Piedmont, AL, US
Walter Wrona32R6' 0.0"1951919
Clarence Zieser21RR6' 2.0"200Aug 21, 1929Belle Plaine, IA, US
Roy Zimmerman34LL6' 2.0"187Sep 13, 1916Pine Grove, PA, US

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